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 54m. Bisher sind 296 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 66: Brian Eyler, "Last Days of the Mighty Mekong" (Zed Book, 2019)


Eyler documents the huge disruption, both to the Mekong’s ecosystem and to the lives of the people who depend on it, caused by rampant dam construction, tourism development, pollution, not to mention climate change...


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episode 10: Debjani Bhattacharyya, "Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta: The Making of Calcutta" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


What happens when a distant colonial power tries to tame an unfamiliar terrain in the world's largest tidal delta?


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episode 113: Sue Stuart-Smith, "The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature (Scribner, 2020)


Stuart-Smith, who is a distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener, offers an inspiring and consoling work about the healing effects of gardening and its ability to decrease stress and foster mental well-being in our everyday lives....


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episode 2: Carl Safina, "Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace" (Henry Holt, 2020)


Safina looks into three cultures of other-than-human beings in some of Earth’s remaining wild places. It shows how if you’re a sperm whale, a scarlet macaw, or a chimpanzee, you too experience your life with the understanding that you are an individual within a particular community...


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episode 56: Matthew Yglesias, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger" (Portfolio, 2020)


What would actually make America great? More people.


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episode 54: Karen Holl, "Primer of Ecological Restoration" (Island Press, 2020)


Holl offers a succinct introduction to the theory and practice of ecological restoration as a strategy to conserve biodiversity and ecosystems...


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episode 26: Chantal Bilodeau, "Forward" (Tanlonbooks 2018)


Chantal Bilodeau has made a name for herself a playwright singularly dedicated to writing plays about the issue of climate change...


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episode 82: Jeff Schauer, "Wildlife between Empire and Nation in 20th-Century Africa" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019)


Schauer explains how this global attention to African wildlife evolved from late nineteenth century to the present...


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episode 61: Brad Walters, "The Greening of Saint Lucia: Economic Development and Environmental Change in the West Indies" (UWI Press, 2019)


Walter's book based on the results of a long-term, field-based research project that began in 2006...


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episode 7: Nathalie Peutz, "Islands of Heritage Conservation and Transformation in Yemen" (Stanford UP, 2018)


Soqotra, the largest island of Yemen's Soqotra Archipelago, is one of the most uniquely diverse places in the world...


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