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    Who Really Feeds the World?

    Who Really Feeds the World?

    Vandana Shiva

    Debunking the notion that our current food crisis must be addressed through industrial agriculture and genetic modification, author and activist Vandana Shiva argues that those forces are in fact the ones responsible for the hunger problem in the first place. Who Really Feeds the World? is a powerful manifesto calling…

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  • Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids

    Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids

    Rowena Rae

    Rachel Carson was an American biologist, conservationist, science and nature writer, and catalyst of the modern environmental movement. She studied biology in college at a time when few women entered the sciences, and then worked as a biologist and information specialist for the US government and wrote about the natural…

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  • Rebel Ideas

    Rebel Ideas

    Syed, Matthew

    This program is read by the author.

    Ideas are everywhere, but those with the greatest problem-solving, business-transforming, and life-changing potential are often hard to identify. Even when we recognize good ideas, applying them to everyday obstacles-whether in the workplace, our homes, or our civic institutions-can seem insurmountable. According to Matthew Syed,…

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  • On Task

    On Task

    David Badre

    A look at the extraordinary ways the brain turns thoughts into actions—and how this shapes our everyday livesWhy is it hard to text and drive at the same time? How do you resist eating that extra piece of cake? Why does staring at a tax form feel mentally exhausting? Why…

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  • Napoleon's Buttons

    Napoleon's Buttons

    Jay Burreson

    Napoleon's Buttons is the fascinating account of seventeen groups of molecules that have greatly influenced the course of history. These molecules provided the impetus for early exploration, and made possible the voyages of discovery that ensued. The molecules resulted in grand feats of engineering and spurred advances in medicine and…

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  • Chillpreneur

    Chillpreneur

    Denise Duffield Thomas

    Want to make twice as much money with half the work? Embrace Denise Duffield-Thomas' millionaire mindset advice and business tools to attract success and abundance.Denise Duffield-Thomas, money mindset coach and bestselling author, will show you how to embrace the flow of the Chillpreneur with her trademark humour and down-to-earth wisdom.…

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