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Bottled and Sold

Bottled and Sold

Gleick Peter H. 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Hardcover) , 2010

Peter Gleick knows water. A world-renowned scientist and freshwater expert, Gleick is a MacArthur Foundation "genius," and according to the BBC, an environmental visionary. And he drinks from the tap. Why don't the rest of us? Bottled and Sold shows how water went from being a free natural resource to one of the most...

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€ 36,10
Chasing Molecules

Chasing Molecules

Grossman Elizabeth 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Hardcover)

Each day, headlines warn that baby bottles are leaching dangerous chemicals, nonstick pans are causing infertility, and plastic containers are making us fat. What if green chemistry could change all that? What if rather than toxics, our economy ran on harmless, environmentally-friendly materials?  Elizabeth Grossman,...

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€ 31,90
Where Our Food Comes From

Where Our Food Comes From

Nabhan Gary Paul  Wilson Ken (FRW) 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Hardcover)

The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed him as a scapegoat for the country's famines, Vavilov had traveled...

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€ 38,50