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  • The Birth of the Anthropocene

    by Jeremy Davies ...
    The world faces an environmental crisis unprecedented in human history. Carbon dioxide levels have reached heights not seen for three million years, and the greatest mass extinction since the time of the dinosaurs appears to be underway. Such far-reaching changes suggest something remarkable: the beginning of a new geological epoch. It has been called the Anthropocene. The Birth of the ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Deep Life

    The Hunt for the Hidden Biology of Earth, Mars, and Beyond

    The thrilling quest for subsurface life on Earth and other planetsDeep Life takes readers to uncharted regions deep beneath Earth's crust in search of life in extreme environments and reveals how astonishing new discoveries by geomicrobiologists are helping the quest to find life in the solar system.Tullis Onstott, named one of the 100 most influential people in America by Time magazine, provides ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Patterns in Nature

    Why the Natural World Looks the Way It Does

    by Philip Ball ...
    The acclaimed science writer “curates a visually striking, riotously colorful photographic display…of physical patterns in the natural world” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).Though at first glance the natural world may appear overwhelming in its diversity and complexity, there are regularities running through it, from the hexagons of a honeycomb to the spirals of a seashell and the branching ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Life

    The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

    by John Brockman ...
    series Best of Edge Series
    The newest addition to John Brockman’s Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the world’s leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists—including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman Dyson.Scientists’ understanding of life is progressing more rapidly than at any point in human history, from the extraordinary decoding of DNA to the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Python For ArcGIS

    This book introduces Python scripting for geographic information science (GIS) workflow optimization using ArcGIS. It builds essential programming skills for automating GIS analysis. Over 200 sample Python scripts and 175 classroom-tested exercises reinforce the learning objectives. Readers will learn to: • Write and run Python in the ArcGIS Python Window, the PythonWin IDE, and the PyScripter IDE ... Read more

    $98.09 USD

  • The Cenozoic Era

    Age of Mammals

    series The Geologic History of Earth
    Its constant evolution over the millennia since its inception has made the Earth a dynamic entity, subject to numerous climactic and environmental forces that are forever changing this planet. In its most recent stage, the planet has seen an incredible diversification in plant and animal life, with the most prominent development of the Cenozoic era being the emergence of mammals. This book ... Read more

    $42.29 USD

  • Dime Abuelita por qué...

    Explicación científica a hechos cotidianos.

    Dime abuelita por qué… es un excelente libro que en cuatro capítulos de nombres sugerentes y descriptivos como Revoloteo de Palomas, Un viejo amor, La boca del Dragón, y Premios para un antiguo problema, se ocupa de indagar cómo se realiza la composición musical por computadora, qué hay más allá del infinito, cuál es el problema de matemáticas más famoso sin resolver, cuál ha sido el desarrollo de ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Periodic Tales

    A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

    In the spirit of A Short History of Nearly Everything comes Periodic Tales. Award-winning science writer Hugh Andersey-Williams offers readers a captivating look at the elements—and the amazing, little-known stories behind their discoveries. Periodic Tales is an energetic and wide-ranging book of innovations and innovators, of superstition and science and the myriad ways the chemical elements are ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Phantom Atlas

    The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps

    Discover the mysteries within ancient maps — Where exploration and mythology meetThis richly illustrated book collects and explores the colorful histories behind a striking range of real antique maps that are all in some way a little too good to be true.Mysteries within ancient maps: The Phantom Atlas is a guide to the world not as it is, but as it was imagined to be. It's a world of ghost islands ... Read more

    $15.19 USD

  • The Wild Trees

    A Story of Passion and Daring

    Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees,Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of nature. The biggest redwoods have trunks up to thirty feet ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Ecocidio en México

    La batalla final es por la vida

    Una audaz libro que examina propuestas para hacer frente a los problemas ocasionados por el abuso ambiental de las corporaciones industriales, mineras y tecnológicas, producto de la actual dinámica global.El reconocido investigador Víctor M. Toledo muestra cómo las injusticias, la inseguridad y la violencia que sufrimos hoy son el resultado de proyectos dedicados a sembrar la destrucción.Prólogo ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Mother Plane: UFO's

    The bible's Ezekiel did not see an actual wheel, but only a vision of one that would be in the future. This book analyzes Ezekiel's vision and brings it to bear with what Elijah Muhammad says that God taught him about it. What's called "UFO's today is in fact the wheel which eludes the scientists of this world. Elijah Muhammad interprets Ezekiel's Wheel in modern terms. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Harvest for Hope

    A Guide to Mindful Eating

    From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a provocative look into the ways we can positively impact the world by changing our eating habits."One of those rare, truly great books that can change the world."-John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution The renowned scientist who fundamentally changed the way we view primates and our ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Collapse of Western Civilization

    A View from the Future

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and—finally—the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order. Writing from ... Read more

    $8.09 USD

  • Revolution

    Ice Age Re-Entry

    by Carlton Brown ...
    Mitigating the Risks of a 21st Century Climate Switch (to global cooling) and Running Out of Oil and Gas:There is an urgent need to prepare the world for a 21st century climate switch to a cooling phase, and this current grand solar minimum is a prime time for that switch. The world will face natural climate change-related risks during the current grand solar minimum—risks dismissed or ignored by ... Read more

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  • A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    "A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history." —Sean B. CarrollBig History, the field that integrates traditional historical scholarship with scientific insights to study the full sweep of our universe, has so far been the domain of historians. Famed geologist Walter Alvarez—best known for the “Impact Theory” explaining dinosaur ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Rocks and Minerals of The World

    Geology for Kids - Minerology and Sedimentology

    series Children's Rocks & Minerals Books
    Those stones you see might be an important mineral that the Earth creates. This book will open your child’s minds to the importance of the rocks and minerals you can dig up. It is a very informative book that is complete with images and just the right amount of texts too. Go ahead and get a copy of this book today! ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Is the Earth Flat or Round?

    Christian Journeys, #6

    series Christian Journeys #6
    Is the planet Earth flat, as some people say, or is it round, as most people believe?Is there scientific evidence either way?What does the Bible have to say about the Earth? ... Read more

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  • Discover's 20 Things You Didn't Know About Everything

    Duct Tape, Airport Security, Your Body, Sex in Space...and More!

    How much do you know about . . .ObesitySleepMeteorsAliensBeesSperm banksSex in spaceDuct tapeGermsAirport securityDeathAncient weaponsRatsThe InternetBirthWeatherMilkMosquitoesYour bodySpace disastersDISCOVER'S 20 Things You Didn't Know About Everything is ... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The World in 2050

    Four Forces Shaping Civilization's Northern Future

    A vivid forecast of our planet in the year 2050 by a rising star in geoscience, distilling cutting-edge research into four global forces: demographic trends, natural resource demand, climate change, and globalization.The world's population is exploding, wild species are vanishing, our environment is degrading, and the costs of resources from oil to water are going nowhere but up. So what kind of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Earth Science Made Simple

    A Clear Introduction to the Science of Our Planet

    series Made Simple
    We see it every day, yet we understand so little about Earth. From minerals to meteorites, this book covers every aspect of the science of our world. It breaks this complex discipline into four major sections: geology, oceanography, meteorology, and planetary science, and it gives an overview of the processes of each. Complete with interactive experiments and a glossary, this book makes the study ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Wonders of Life

    Exploring the Most Extraordinary Phenomenon in the Universe

    by Brian Cox ...
    series Wonders Series
    In Wonders of Life: Exploring the Most Extraordinary Force in the Universe, the definitive companion to the Discovery Science Channel series, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover the most complex, diverse, and unique force in the universe: life itself.Through his voyage of discovery, international bestselling author Brian Cox explains how the astonishing inventiveness ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Tambora

    The Eruption That Changed the World

    A global history of the climate catastrophe caused by the Tambora eruptionWhen Indonesia's Mount Tambora erupted in 1815, it unleashed the most destructive wave of extreme weather the world has witnessed in thousands of years. The volcano’s massive sulfate dust cloud enveloped the Earth, cooling temperatures and disrupting major weather systems for more than three years. Communities worldwide ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • The Weaponization of Weather in the Phony Climate War

    by Joe Bastardi ...
    What if climate change is naturally occurring and cyclical? What if trillions of dollars will be spent to accomplish nothing? What if the real agenda is not about science, climate and weather, but simply uses this as a tool to disrupt and destroy the foundational concepts of one nation, under God, that have led to the greatest quality of life and liberty the world has ever known?At 65, Joe ... Read more

    $9.99 USD