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Books pubblicati nella collana Shearwater Books Paperback

The Biophilia Hypothesis

The Biophilia Hypothesis

Kellert Stephen R.  Wilson Edward O. (EDT) 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Paperback) , 1995

"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might be a biologically based need, integral to our development as individuals and...

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€ 55,30
Shadows in the Sun

Shadows in the Sun

Davis Wade 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Paperback)

Wade Davis has been called "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In Shadows in the Sun, he brings all of those gifts to bear on a fascinating examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions between human societies and the natural world. Ranging...

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€ 28,60
The Most Important Fish in the Sea

The Most Important Fish in the Sea

Franklin H. Bruce 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Paperback)

In this brilliant portrait of the oceans' unlikely hero, H. Bruce Franklin shows how menhaden have shaped America's national?and natural?history, and why reckless overfishing now threatens their place in both. Since Native Americans began using menhaden as fertilizer, this amazing fish has greased the wheels of U.S....

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€ 30,50
The Unnatural History of the Sea

The Unnatural History of the Sea

Roberts Callum 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Paperback)

Humanity can make short work of the oceans’ creatures. In 1741, hungry explorers discovered herds of Steller’s sea cow in the Bering Strait, and in less than thirty years, the amiable beast had been harpooned into extinction. It’s a classic story, but a key fact is often omitted. Bering Island was the last redoubt...

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€ 47,80
High Tech Trash

High Tech Trash

Grossman Elizabeth 
edizioni Shearwater Books collana Shearwater Books (Paperback)

The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within...

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€ 29,80