New Books in Environmental Studies

Interviews with Environmental Scientists about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/science-technology/environmental-studies/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 270 Folge(n) erschienen.
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episode 54: Robert Sroufe, "Integrated Management: How Sustainability Creates Value for Any Business" (Emerald, 2018)


What can be done, then, by individuals, functions, organizations, value chains, and even whole cities to integrate and align sustainability?


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episode 101: Rachel Mundy, "Animal Musicalities: Birds, Beasts, and Evolutionary Listening" (Wesleyan UP, 2018)


What makes song sparrows, Verdi, medieval monks, and minstrelsy part of the same taxonomy?


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   1h24m
 
 

episode 52: Eric Holthaus, "The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming" (HarperOne, 2020)


Holthaus offers a radical vision of our future, specifically how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades...


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   59m
 
 

episode 738: Thomas C. Rust, "Watching over Yellowstone: The US Army's Experience in America's First National Park, 1886–1918" (UP of Kansas, 2020)


When, in 1883, Congress charged the US Army with managing Yellowstone National Park, soldiers encountered a new sort of hostility...


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   1h5m
 
 

episode 108: Lee McIntyre, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience" (MIT Press, 2019)


What can explain the success of science as an endeavor for getting closer to truth?


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episode 14: Julia Obertreis, "Imperial Desert Dreams: Cotton Growing and Irrigation in Central Asia, 1860-1991" (V and R Unipress, 2017)


Obertreis explores the infrastructural, technical, and environmental aspects of the history of cotton agriculture and irrigation in Soviet Central Asia...


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 2020-06-02  2h0m
 
 

episode 51: Jane Hutton, "Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements" (Routledge, 2020)


How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed?


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 2020-06-01  43m
 
 

episode 79: Ben Nobbs-Thiessen, "Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present" (UNC Press, 2020)


Nobbs-Thiessen traces the entwined histories of Andean, Mennonite, and Okinawan migrants to Amazonian Bolivia...


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 2020-05-28  1h1m
 
 

episode 323: Johan Elverskog, "The Buddha’s Footprint: An Environmental History of Asia" (U Penn Press, 2020)


Elverskog challenges the popular image of Buddhism as a religion intrinsically concerned with the environment...


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 2020-05-21  1h29m