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For The Love Of Rivers

Author: Kurt D. Fausch
ISBN: 9780870717703
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Stream ecologist Kurt Fausch draws readers across the reflectivesurface of streams to view and ponder how they work. While celebratingtheir beauty and mystery, he explains the underlying science connectingstreamside forests with the organisms found there. More than a bookabout stream ecology, For the Love of Rivers is a celebration of theinterconnectedness of life. It is an authoritative look at the scienceof rivers and streams, but it also ponders the larger question of whyrivers are important to humans, why we should want to conserve them,and what we can to ensure their future.

Handbook Of Research On Science Literacy Integration In Classroom Environments

Author: Tai, Chih-Che
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522563652
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Secondary schools are continually faced with the task of preparing students for a world that is more connected, advanced, and globalized than ever before. In order to adequately prepare students for their future, educators must provide them with strong reading and writing skills, as well as the ability to understand scientific concepts. The Handbook of Research on Science Literacy Integration in Classroom Environments is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the importance of cross-curriculum/discipline connections in improving student understanding and education. While highlighting topics such as curriculum integration, online learning, and instructional coaching, this publication explores practices in teaching students how to analyze and interpret data, as well as reading, writing, and speaking. This book is ideally designed for teachers, graduate-level students, academicians, instructional designers, administrators, and education researchers seeking current research on science literacy adoption in contemporary classrooms.

Ecological Forest Management

Author: Jerry F. Franklin
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 147863720X
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Fundamental changes have occurred in all aspects of forestry over the last 50 years, including the underlying science, societal expectations of forests and their management, and the evolution of a globalized economy. This textbook is an effort to comprehensively integrate this new knowledge of forest ecosystems and human concerns and needs into a management philosophy that is applicable to the vast majority of global forest lands. Ecological forest management (EFM) is focused on policies and practices that maintain the integrity of forest ecosystems while achieving environmental, economic, and cultural goals of human societies. EFM uses natural ecological models as its basis contrasting it with modern production forestry, which is based on agronomic models and constrained by required return-on-investment. Sections of the book consider: 1) Basic concepts related to forest ecosystems and silviculture based on natural models; 2) Social and political foundations of forestry, including law, economics, and social acceptability; 3) Important current topics including wildfire, biological diversity, and climate change; and 4) Forest planning in an uncertain world from small privately-owned lands to large public ownerships. The book concludes with an overview of how EFM can contribute to resolving major 21st century issues in forestry, including sustaining forest dependent societies.

Alabama Rivers A Celebration And Challenge

Author: William G. Deutsch
Publisher: MindBridge Press
ISBN: 1732270708
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ALABAMA RIVERS, A CELEBRATION AND CHALLENGE invites you to travel down rivers and through time to encounter the rich human history and natural wonders that have defined Alabama. Along the way, you will celebrate an array of magnificent rivers filled with unique plants and animals, shaped over the ages by a remarkably diverse geology. You will appreciate how rivers have served people from the first Paleo-Indian settlements to the present. Accept the challenge to restore and protect our rivers for their economic, cultural, and ecological benefits, but most of all because it is the right thing to do.

Journey To Love

Author: Harry M. Overline
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479707880
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This volume reviews the history of LOVE among humans since they evolved from primates. Then the author integrates various contributions from several academic disciplines (i.e. philosophy, neurological evolution, physical/social sciences, parapsychology with his personal LOVING and professional experiences, as a Couple Counselor, in Mill Valley, Ca., U.S.A. He describes S.S.O.R. (Successful Signifi cant Other Relationship) as containing stages which include, In Lust (1), Darth Vader (2), Silly Putty (3), Tolerance (4), Ferrari (5). The author's opinion is that LOVE is a phenomenon that requires development rather than something humans fall into. Assessment measures and exercises are included in the volume to enable readers to achieve S.S.O.R. in their lives.

The Land Between The Rivers

Author: Russell M. Lawson
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472114115
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A retelling of Thomas Nuttall's near-death expedition up the Arkansas River in the early years of the nineteenth century

Journey To Infinity

Author: Aadeshnath
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1462835015
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Yogi Hemant Panchpor alias Aadeshnath was born and brought up in a middle class family from Pune, India. He has traveled to different parts of the world in the search of mystery of spiritual world. Settled in Toronto, his thoughts are revolutionary in nature. His attachment to the culture in the East and personal development from the West makes him a right person to write on the topic. He has received spiritual blessing in the young age in India. His working life in the North America gives him insight in the life of common people. His experience as Yoga teacher and practitioner gives him authority to speak on the topic of Mental Yoga based on Bhagwad Geeta, a topic not yet touched upon in North America. Mental Yoga by Andy Bernstein or Dr. Mark Hyman is different. He tries to unlock the information locked in Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language, and brings the principles of Yoga for the benefit of the Western society. He has studied Bible, Quran as well as Bhagwad Geeta, and he is painting a picture of the future based on these holy books. This book has been edited and propelled by his friends relating to different faiths and coming from different parts of the world and settled in Toronto. The help from Hindu Prarthana Samaj, ISKCON, Islamic Information Center and International Church of Toronto is very much appreciated in addition to Sri Ambika Yog Kutir, Thane, India. You will find this book full of spiritual knowledge and it presents ways to face the stress in the Western life. Contact: Yogi Hemant Panchpor alias Aadeshnath 37 Miller Street Toronto-ON-M6N 2Z6 Tel: 001-(416) 653.8125 Email: [email protected] For more information, please visit