2016-08-31T07:00:00Z SPIRITUAL ECOLOGY is a groundbreaking book, fostering the emergence of the 'Spiritual Ecology Movement,' which recognises the need for a spiritual response to our present ecological crisis. Bringing together voices from Buddhism, Sufism, Christianity and Native American traditions, as well as from physics, deep psychology and other environmental disciplines, this bo...[Read More]
2020-03-24T07:00:00Z A stunningly illustrated look at the mating and parenting lives of the world's birds
Bird Love looks at the extraordinary range of mating systems in the avian world, exploring all the stages from courtship and nest-building to protecting eggs and raising chicks. It delves into the reasons why some species, such as the wattled jacana, rely on...[Read More]
2019-04-12T07:00:00Z There is magic in forages. The magic of sunlight and green leaves and the miracle of photosynthesis. It's the magic of legumes that pull nitrogen from the air to make proteins, of roots interacting with the soil, of plants capturing and storing carbon, and of the vast array of forages that contain the protein, fiber, and starch upon which livestock depend.
2021-02-09T08:00:00Z The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity's transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it?
That man should have dominion "over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth" is a pro...[Read More]
2020-04-25T07:00:00Z This comprehensive volume covers recent studies into agricultural problems caused by soil and water contamination. Considering the importance of agricultural crops to human health, the editors have focused on chapters detailing the negative impact of heavy metals, excessive chemical fertilizer use, nutrients, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, agricultural wastes...[Read More]
152 pages , National Academies Press , 1991-02-01 Federal law now requires that institutions provide training for anyone caring for or using laboratory animals. This volume provides the guidelines and resources needed to coordinate a quality training program, as well as to meet all legal requirements. A core module for all personnel takes no more than four hours to prese...[Read More]
289 pages , Multilingual Matters , 2008 This book examines the main issues in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition through children and youngsters growing up in todays multicultural Spain, where four official languages and other new languages are used. The studies cover phonetics, g
205 pages , 1993 Presents the photographed pages of W. B. Yeats' handwritten draft of his play The Herne's Egg. Text includes a typeset transcription of each page, complete with markings denoting the many words and phrases Yeats' crossed out in his revisions. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
384 pages , Routledge , 2005-08-10 This book examines the social, economic and political issues of public health provision in historical perspective. It outlines the development of public health in Britain, Continental Europe and the United States from the ancient world through to the modern state. It includes discussion of: * pestilence, public order and morality in pre...[Read More]
104 pages , Teachers College Press , 2019-06-28 Building on feedback from the field, as well as current research on supporting young children’s development and learning, the authors have revised and updated the widely used Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale®. FCCERS-3 is the next-generation assessment tool for use in home-based child care programs for children...[Read More]
200 pages , Canon Press & Book Service , 2019-09-10 We have been shockingly bad at using our Bibles and our brains when it comes to conservation and the environment. Unhinged environmentalism is not the answer, but neither are ignorance and apathy. It's time for something different. ?Christian responsibility for the natural world goes back to the very beginning, when...[Read More]
512 pages , Harper Collins , 2009-04-28 If you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, which side would you want to win? When the last British governor of Virginia declared that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the king would be emancipated, tens of thousands of slaves fled from farms, plantations, and cities to try to reach the British c...[Read More]