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GPS for Everyone: You are Here

Pratap Misra · Ganga-Jamuna Press
Pages: 100
Format: Paperback

GPS seems to have come out of nowhere. There was no progression like eight-track tape to cassette to CD to MP3 player. One day we were driving around clueless of where we were, struggling with roadmaps bought at gas stations that couldn't be folded back neatly once opened, and - suddenly...
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Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

Mark Hertsgaard · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fresh take on climate change by a renowned journalist driven to protect his daughter, your kids, and the next generation wholl inherit the problem For twenty years, Mark Hertsgaard has investigated global warming for outlets including the?New Yorker, NPR, Time, Vanity Fair, and The Nation....
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Still Waters: The Secret World of Lakes

Curt Stager · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration of lakes around the world, from Walden Pond to the Dead Sea.

More than a century and a half have passed since Walden was first published, and the world is now a very different place. Lakes are changing rapidly, not because we are separate from nature but because...

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Do One Green Thing: Saving the Earth Through Simple, Everyday Choices

Mindy Pennybacker · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Print book

If you can only read and reference one green thing, make it this book an easily comprehensible, clearly presnted source for green living. Everything you need to know is right here at your fingertips. Unlike a lot of other overwhelming green guides on the market, this is green decision...
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Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects

Scott Richard Shaw · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

Dinosaurs, however toothy, did not rule the earth - and neither do humans. But what were and are the true potentates of our planet? Insects, says Scott Richard Shaw - millions and millions of insect species. Starting in the shallow oceans of ancient Earth and ending in the far reaches of outer...
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This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America

JEFF NESBIT · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"With This is the Way the World Ends Jeff Nesbit has delivered an enlightening - and alarming - explanation of climate challenge as it exists today. Climate change is no far-off threat. It's impacting communities all over the world at this very moment, and we ignore the scientific...

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Europe: A Natural History

Tim Flannery · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From internationally bestselling author and celebrated scientist Tim Flannery, a history of Europe unlike any before: an ecological account of the land itself and the forces shaping life on it.

In Europe: A Natural History, world-renowned scientist, explorer, and conservationist...
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The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World

Howard Gardner · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

From the famed Harvard psychologist and an expert on the impact of digital media technologies, a riveting exploration of the power of apps to shape our young people for better or for worse No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply some would say totally...
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