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Earth
A Tenant's Manual
Frank H. T. Rhodes
In Earth: A Tenant's Manual, the distinguished geologist Frank H. T. Rhodes, President Emeritus of Cornell University, provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth.


"Rhodes reviews earth science, identifies and discusses the major environmental issues currently facing societies, and describes and promotes pathways for sustainable use of Earth and its resources. . . . Overall, the book is highly readable. Although science is a focus, the presentation is such that anyone with an interest in environmental issues will enjoy and learn from the work. It could serve well as a text for students in an upper-division environmental issues class. Summing Up:... cont'd



Urban Environmental Education Review
Urban Environmental Education Review explores how environmental education can contribute to urban sustainability.


"Urban Environmental Education Review is a fantastic and unprecedented addition to the literature on environmental education. I appreciate the thoughtfulness of the editors in including authors with many different disciplinary lenses on the field, from a wide geographic range (including within, not just between chapters), and who represent a mix of august, experienced, mid-career, and some new-to-the-field researchers. The chapter topics are logical and provide a nice flow to the... cont'd



Acid Rain in the Adirondacks
An Environmental History
Jerry Jenkins, Karen Roy, Charles T. Driscoll, Christopher Buerkett
Acid rain has changed the face of the Adirondacks, created political tensions between the Northeast and the Midwest, and served as both a harbinger of global climate change and a "fire drill" for public- and private-sector responses to environmental...



Air Pollutant Deposition and Its Effects on Natural Resources in New York State
Timothy J. Sullivan
A comprehensive synthesis of past, current, and potential future conditions regarding atmospheric sulfur, nitrogen oxides, ammonium, and mercury deposition; surface water chemistry; soil chemistry; forests; and aquatic biota in New York.



Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica
A Pocket Guide
Federico Muñoz Chacón, Richard Dennis Johnston
The perfect introductory guide to the amphibians and reptiles of Costa Rica in a format that makes it easy to carry into the field.



Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica/Anfibios y reptiles de Costa Rica
A Pocket Guide in English and Spanish/Guía de bolsillo en inglés y español
Federico Muñoz Chacón, Richard Dennis Johnston



Australian Frogs
A Natural History
Michael J. Tyler
"This book is an outstanding contribution to our understanding and enjoyment of frogs by an eminent leader in the field of amphibian biology. It is written in an engaging style, which reflects the author's long interest in popularizing natural history...



The Beaver
Its Life and Impact, Second Edition
Dietland Muller-Schwarze
A comprehensive look at the natural history and management of this keystone species.



Bees
Their Vision, Chemical Senses, and Language
Karl von Frisch
Now back in print after more than two decades, this classic and still-accurate account of the behavior patterns and sensory capacities of the honeybee remains a book "written with a simplicity, directness, and charm . . . ."--Yale Review



The Birds at My Table
Why We Feed Wild Birds and Why It Matters
Darryl Jones
Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers.Why do people do this? Jones asks in The Birds at My Table. Does the food even benefit the birds? What are the unintended consequences of providing additional food to our winged friends?Jones takes us on a...



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