630 pages , Columbia University Press , 1994-01 Observers from the West, the book contends, have incorrectly projected rigid ethnocentric notions of love and marriage onto cultures around the world. Contributors look beyond each society's "official" institutions to explore expressions of love. They find, for instance, that arranged marriages and polygamy do not necessari...[Read More]
84 pages , National Academies Press , 1999-12-15 The Department of Energy's Environmental Management Program (DOEEM) is one of the largest environmental clean up efforts in world history. The EM division charged with developing or finding technologies to accomplish this massive task, its Office of Science and Technology (OST), has been reviewed extensively, including six...[Read More]
640 pages , Routledge , 2013-07-18 The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind environmental problems, the human actions which ...[Read More]
32 pages , HarperCollins , 2016-02-02 What do you and a tuna have in common? You are both part of a food chain that begins with green things and ends with you! Can you get energy from sunlight? Why is every link in a food chain important? Read and find out more about food chains! Now rebranded with a new cover look, this book features content-rich vocabulary in simple, e...[Read More]
926 pages , Univ of California Press , 1993 00 Here is a benchmark study of one significant stretch of the Pacific Ocean, the Southern California Bight. Extending from Point Conception to the Mexican border and out to the 200-mile limit, these waters have never before been investigated in such detail, from so many points of view, by such an eminent group of scientists. T...[Read More]
The Crop Trust, formerly known as the Global Crop Diversity Trust, is an international nonprofit organization which works to preserve crop diversity in order to protect global food security. It was established through a partnership between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research acting through Bioversity International.