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We Are Water Protectors

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ISBN10 : 1250780993

Publisher : Roaring Brook Press

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Winner oF the 2021 Caldecott Medal Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption—a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade. Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all . . . When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth And poison her people’s water, one young water protector Takes a stand to defend Earth’s most sacred resource.

Standing with Standing Rock

Author : Nick Estes,Jaskiran Dhillon

ISBN10 : 1452960046

Publisher : U of Minnesota Press

Number of Pages : 448

Category : Social Science

Viewed : 1696

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Book Summary: Dispatches of radical political engagement from people taking a stand against the Dakota Access Pipeline It is prophecy. A Black Snake will spread itself across the land, bringing destruction while uniting Indigenous nations. The Dakota Access Pipeline is the Black Snake, crossing the Missouri River north of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The oil pipeline united communities along its path—from North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois—and galvanized a twenty-first-century Indigenous resistance movement marching under the banner Mni Wiconi—Water Is Life! Standing Rock youth issued a call, and millions around the world and thousands of Water Protectors from more than three hundred Native nations answered. Amid the movement to protect the land and the water that millions depend on for life, the Oceti Sakowin (the Dakota, Nakota, and Lakota people) reunited. A nation was reborn with renewed power to protect the environment and support Indigenous grassroots education and organizing. This book assembles the multitude of voices of writers, thinkers, artists, and activists from that movement. Through poetry and prose, essays, photography, interviews, and polemical interventions, the contributors, including leaders of the Standing Rock movement, reflect on Indigenous history and politics and on the movement’s significance. Their work challenges our understanding of colonial history not simply as “lessons learned” but as essential guideposts for current and future activism. Contributors: Dave Archambault II, Natalie Avalos, Vanessa Bowen, Alleen Brown, Kevin Bruyneel, Tomoki Mari Birkett, Troy Cochrane, Michelle L. Cook, Deborah Cowen, Andrew Curley, Martin Danyluk, Jaskiran Dhillon, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Liz Ellis, Nick Estes, Marcella Gilbert, Sandy Grande, Craig Howe, Elise Hunchuck, Michelle Latimer, Layli Long Soldier, David Uahikeaikalei‘ohu Maile, Jason Mancini, Sarah Sunshine Manning, Katie Mazer, Teresa Montoya, Chris Newell, The NYC Stands with Standing Rock Collective, Jeffrey Ostler, Will Parrish, Shiri Pasternak, endawnis Spears, Alice Speri, Anne Spice, Kim TallBear, Mark L. Tilsen, Edward Valandra, Joel Waters, Tyler Young.

Lesser Flamingos

Author : Lothar Krienitz

ISBN10 : 3662581639

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 244

Category : Science

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Book Summary: This book provides insights into the fascinating life of the Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) and describes how this enigmatic bird has adapted to the extreme conditions of tropical soda lakes and can even withstand the caustic effects of brine. However, humans are increasingly disrupting the natural cycles of these wetlands, and for these pink birds characteristic of these salt lakes, it is becoming more and more difficult to find suitable habitats, food and breeding grounds. Their fate is considered a cautionary example of man’s dealings with nature. Will the Lesser Flamingo survive in a man-made world? Flamingos are considered to be an embodiment of the Phoenix, and the author interweaves his personal experiences with and observations of the flamingos’ unusual habitats with the Phoenix motif in order to stimulate reflection on the circle of life. Written in an accessible style that combines science, biological information and the author’s own travels and fieldwork, the book also includes a wealth of captivating images. As such, it offers a unique resource for biologists and nature-loving Africa and Asia enthusiasts alike.

Endovascular Surgery E-Book

Author : Wesley S. Moore

ISBN10 : 1437735924

Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences

Number of Pages : 868

Category : Medical

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Book Summary: In the 4th edition of Endovascular Surgery, Drs. Wesley S. Moore, Samuel S. Ahn, and a host of experts guide you through the latest developments in this innovative field. New procedures and special features, such as key points and case reviews, help illustrate effective patient care, and new topics such as endoscopic management of aneurismal disease and traumatic injuries review with you the latest endovascular surgical techniques. Review basic principles and new techniques, and follow a practical, problem-solving approach to help address challenging areas. Gain greater detail and depth than other current texts, as well as fresh perspectives with contributions from new authors. Broaden your surgical skills with new chapters on endoscopic management of aneurismal disease and traumatic injuries, and review a valuable new section covering the TIPS Procedure for Portal Hypertension, Anesthetic Management for Endovascular Procedures, the Use of Coil Embolization in Endovascular Surgery, and more. See case presentations from the author’s own review course to help you apply key information to real clinical situations.

Forests in Sustainable Mountain Development

Author : Martin F. Price,Nathalie Butt

ISBN10 : 9780851999340

Publisher : CABI

Number of Pages : 590

Category : Electronic books

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Book Summary: Written by leading international authors, this book presents a comprehensive review of forests in mountain regions, and their sustainable development. Based on a report prepared by the IUFRO Task Force in Sustainable Mountain Development, for the IUFRO Congress to be held in August 2000. The book addresses current issues and initiatives, and defines research needs. Key global issues and addressed is in general articles, while specific regional topics are described and highlighted within each chapter in shorter case studies. Case studies are drawn from all continents, examples including Mexico, Central Europe, Cameroon, Tanzania, Chile, Korea, New Zealand and many others. Contributions have been included from nearly 100 world experts, making this volume the definitive, state-of the art review of its subject.

downstream

Author : Dorothy Christian,Rita Wong

ISBN10 : 1771122153

Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

Number of Pages : 307

Category : Nature

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Book Summary: downstream: reimagining water brings together artists, writers, scientists, scholars, environmentalists, and activists who understand that our shared human need for clean water is crucial to building peace and good relationships with one another and the planet. This book explores the key roles that culture, arts, and the humanities play in supporting healthy water-based ecology and provides local, global, and Indigenous perspectives on water that help to guide our societies in a time of global warming. The contributions range from practical to visionary, and each of the four sections closes with a poem to encourage personal freedom along with collective care. This book contributes to the formation of an intergenerational, culturally inclusive, participatory water ethic. Such an ethic arises from intellectual courage, spiritual responsibilities, practical knowledge, and deep appreciation for human dependence on water for a meaningful quality of life. Downstream illuminates how water teaches us interdependence with other humans and living creatures, both near and far.

The Human Energy Field — Chakras

Author : Cathy Chapman

ISBN10 : 1622338030

Publisher : Light Technology Publishing

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

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Book Summary: Chakras spin, take in energy, and release energy. They react to what happens in your life. They react to your thoughts and emotions. They react to the actions you take. You might have a thought that goes through your mind, such as, “Oh, how terrible that I forgot ‘this.’” Your third chakra reacts to that. You might have a thought that says, “I wish I had said ‘this’ or done ‘that.’” Your second chakra reacts to that. Focused intention occurs when you are in your heart source. You might think you only focus intention with your mind, but when you are in your heart source, your chakras align. From your heart source, you connect with the heart chakra and the third eye through that beam of energy, because that beam of energy goes all the way up and all the way down — all your chakras connect. Your chakras work to keep you in balance as you perform your intention. The beam of energy activates all the chakras so that they come into alignment and balance with each other. If you have a thought while you’re in your heart source — let’s say you think about what happened yesterday and how you’re going to handle things in the future — that energy moves throughout your chakras, up and down your pranic tube. They come into balance. The heart source keeps all your chakras in balance. Take what you need from this book and use it to facilitate healing for yourself and for others. However you use this information, do it from your heart.

Transcultural Nursing - E-Book

Author : Joyce Newman Giger

ISBN10 : 0323400043

Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences

Number of Pages : 736

Category : Medical

Viewed : 1067

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Book Summary: Get up to speed on how to properly assess the care needs of today’s culturally diverse clientele with Transcultural Nursing: Assessment & Intervention, 7th Edition. Centering on Giger's unique transcultural model of clear, easy-to-apply assessment and intervention strategies for the clinical setting, this one-of-a-kind resource will help you learn to identify the six key cultural phenomena used in caring for clients from different backgrounds (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biological variations), and show you how to apply these phenomena to a variety of individuals in different cultures. UNIQUE! Giger & Davidhizar's Transcultural Assessment Model devotes a full chapter to each of the six aspects of cultural assessment (communication, space, social organization, time, environmental control, and biologic variations) to help readers apply this model to any client of any culture — even those not covered in the text. 2010 census data is incorporated through the book to provide the most current analysis of demographic trends. UNIQUE! Sample care plans demonstrate how to apply principles to specific client needs. UNIQUE! Discussion of the spiritual component provides a more holistic, integrated approach to culture and assessment. Case studies and critical thinking questions help readers apply the assessment framework in practice. Clarification of biologic variations for select cultural groups raises readers’ awareness of potential risks/influences on client health. NEW! Completely revised cultural chapters reflect the shifting experiences of various cultural groups in our society.

Black Snake

Author : Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys

ISBN10 : 1496227611

Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Nature

Viewed : 453

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Book Summary: Black Snake tells the story of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline through the activism of four women from Standing Rock and Fort Berthold Reservations.

Harlequin Intrigue September 2016 - Box Set 2 of 2

Author : Debra Webb,Carol Ericson,Tyler Anne Snell

ISBN10 : 1488023158

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful reads packed with edge-of-your-seat intrigue and fearless romance. DARK WHISPERS by Debra Webb Faces of Evil When attorney Natalie Drummond loses pieces of her memory and starts experiencing hallucinations, no one but B&C Investigations detective Clint Hayes believes the danger she's sensing is real. SUDDEN SECOND CHANCE by Carol Ericson Target: Timberline As cold case reporter Beth St. Regis conducts an investigation into her own past, the secrets she unleashes force her to turn to FBI agent Duke Harper, a man she shares an intimate history with, for protection. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES by Tyler Anne Snell Orion Security Orion Security's leader, Nikki Waters, has always been in charge. But when she becomes a stalker's obsession, she'll need her newest hire, bodyguard Jackson Fields, to keep her safe. Look for Harlequin Intrigue's September 2016 Box set 1 of 2, filled with even more edge-of-your seat romantic suspense! Look for 6 compelling new stories every month from Harlequin® Intrigue!

The Golden Eagle and the Fiddle of Doom: 2 Protectors of Weapons

Author : Fergal Joe

ISBN10 : 9781453589472

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 220

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: This story is about a man called Rhymes Ramose and the way he tried to destroy the world after a man called King Hovercraft killed his sister Hanneck Ramose. It also tells the story about how people tried to stop him from destroying the world for Rhymes Ramose holds the rest of us responsible for his sisters death. This is the second book in the series the way the last story began. The story begins when a plane crashes in a desert. The pilot asks a man called Captain John Coiners why a ship is left in the desert. The pilots name is Keith Black. John tells him that he was the captain of the ship and that the ship is called the Red Dragon. He also tells him the history about how they found the Fiddle of Doom and that his son Michael burnt a Golden Eagle and that Michael was put into prison. He tells Keith that he would do anything for his son. He tells Keith Black about a man called Treeon Littlewood and the story that he told him and the crew of the Red Dragon. The way the first book ended and the way the second book begins. Thousand Boil meets The Black Knight and everyone from the Underworld heads off to Africa to try and find the weapons that are buried in a Mountain called Mount Kina. Rhymes Ramose and his army have come to earth and are starting to take out the human race. They also meet a prince called Prince Indiana Jones who is the son of King Dave Jones. King Dave Jones has gone with Thousand Boil and his army to Africa. When they get there they meet up with two giants, their names are Big-foot and Horses-ash. They are the keepers of the gates and the protectors of weapons. They are standing outside Mount Kina and they are there to stop people from taking the weapons out of Mount Kina. However when they hear that the Black Knight is with Thousand Boil they let some of Thousand Boils army walk into the mountain. As soon as Thousand Boil sees the weapons he and his men take them out of the mountain and the story begins. You might be wondering where this story came from. Well I will tell you. It came into my head after I was watching a program called Horizons. On the program I heard them talking about a desert that turns into a sea every now and again. So I thought to myself if a desert can turn into a sea then why not have a sea turn into a desert? Then I thought to myself, why would anyone want to go to a place like that? So I thought what if someone had burnt a rare bird like a golden eagle and was put into prison and the only way that they could get out was for someone else to find one to replace the one that was burnt. So I started to write the story then I thought it would be really boring telling a story like that. Then the Lord of the Rings came out and I got my thinking cap on and thought instead of having a ring with power why not have a fiddle with the power to take an immortals soul. Then I started thinking what would be the best way to start to tell the story of the history of the fiddle of Doom so I decided to have it placed in a cave and for one of the crew of the Red Dragon to play it. Then I thought, why not have an immortal to tell the history behind the fiddle of Doom? Then along came Treeon Littlewood to tell the story. So I hope you like the story for if you do I will write another one for I am hoping to write three books on this subject. It has taken me about two years to write this story so I would like for someone to buy it so that my work will not be in vain. I would also like people to tell me what they think of it.

Wellbeing and Place

Author : Sara Fuller

ISBN10 : 1134758898

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 274

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: The last twenty years have witnessed an important movement in the aspirations of public policy beyond meeting merely material goals towards a range of outcomes captured through the use of the term 'wellbeing'. Nonetheless, the concept of wellbeing is itself ill-defined, a term used in multiple different contexts with different meanings and policy implications. Bringing together a range of perspectives, this volume examines the intersections of wellbeing and place, including immediate applied policy concerns as well as more critical academic engagements. . Conceptualisations of place, context and settings have come under critical examination, and more nuanced and varied understandings are drawn out from both academic and policy-related research. Whilst quantitative and some policy approaches treat place as a static backdrop or context, others explore the interrelationships of emotional, social, cultural and experiential meanings that are both shape place and are shaped in place. Similarly, wellbeing may be understood as a relatively stable and measurable entity or as a more situation-dependent and relational effect. The book is structured into two sections: essays that explore the dynamics that determine wellbeing in relation to place and essays that explore contested understandings of wellbeing both empirically and theoretically.

Drilling for Water

Author : Raymond Rowles

ISBN10 : 1351942891

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 188

Category : Business & Economics

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Book Summary: There have been very few, if any, books of a practical nature covering the ’art’ of drilling holes in the ground especially for water. Some rather lengthy tomes are and have been available over the years which have been pretty well incomprehensible to the average field man, or indeed, those responsible for the administration of field operations. Most of those books have been written by people with peripheral disciplines to the industry thus haven’t had the field experience to really get hold of the heart of the matter. Drilling for Water - 2 has been written to be understandable to field personnel and in their own terms. Everything in it is based on considerable field experience. Following the publication of Drilling for Water, many accolades were forthcoming such as ...packed with information... ...my bible... ...most welcome... ...a breath of fresh air... ...couldn’t put it down... etc.

Technical English Vocabular and Grammar

Author : Nick Brieger, Alison Pohl

ISBN10 :

Publisher : hoanggia

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : ,

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Book Summary: What is Technical English: Vocabulary and Gramar and who is it for? Technical English: Vocabulary and Grammar will help you increase your knowledge ò technical English and develop your vocabulary and grammar. By working through the materials you will become more accurate and more appropriate in a range of key technical contexts. You can use it on your own (Self-Access) or in class (as part of a course).

Revenge of the Skull Spiders (LEGO Bionicle: Chapter Book #2)

Author : Ryder Windham

ISBN10 : 0545913381

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

Number of Pages : 128

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: The hit LEGO(R) BIONICLE series returns with an all-new, never-before-seen adventure! This novel presents a tale of epic proportions, set on a mysterious island where the masters of elements called Toa fight for powerful masks that can be used for good, or evil...

Wetlands Protectors: Guarding Our Wild and Watery Lands

Author : Jill Shinkle

ISBN10 : 9781601073617

Publisher : UCANR Publications

Number of Pages : 86

Category : Young Adult Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Part of the Aquatic Science Learning Activities Series. Uses scavenger hunts, outdoor exploration, and model building to learn about the plants and animals that live in wetlands as well as the ations individuals can take to protect wetlands.

Handbook of Food Processing, Two Volume Set

Author : Theodoros Varzakas,Constantina Tzia

ISBN10 : 1466582316

Publisher : CRC Press

Number of Pages : 1420

Category : Technology & Engineering

Viewed : 429

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Book Summary: Authored by world experts, the Handbook of Food Processing, Two-Volume Set discusses the basic principles and applications of major commercial food processing technologies. The handbook discusses food preservation processes, including blanching, pasteurization, chilling, freezing, aseptic packaging, and non-thermal food processing. It describes com

The Vinctalin Legacy: Survival, Book 2 Sacrifice

Author : Vanda Denton

ISBN10 : 1326485059

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: In this dark hour the Earth needs a saviour. Only a few humans have survived the initial invasion and for the first time in the long history of the Vinctalin Tajats have fought back, even taking prisoner the fabulous humanoid agent of their cruellest tyranny: the Emperor, Pakow Lam Chenden. The clandestine masters of the invaders unleash their fury on the slave armies who have failed them. While those vast battalions of Guards are being annihilated in vicious punitive attacks the valiant little amateur corps of English men and women embark on a final battle that should see the truth carried forward by an intrepid few.

The Private Sector and Water Pricing in Efficient Urban Water Management

Author : Cecilia Tortajada,Francisco González-Gómez,Asit K. Biswas,Miguel A. García-Rubio

ISBN10 : 1317652703

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Business & Economics

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Book Summary: This book focuses on participation of the public and private sectors in urban water management and on the role of water pricing. It discusses in-depth topics such as public choices of urban water service management; dynamics of privatization and regulation of water services; adoption of water demand instruments; impacts of price and non-price policies on residential water demand; quality of water services; lessons from not-for-profit public-private partnerships; and critical examinations of models and projections of demands in water utility resource planning in England and Wales. Appropriateness of water prices and tariffs in achieving socially desirable outcomes is also analyzed and a global survey of urban water tariffs is approached with a focus on sustainability, efficiency and fairness. This book was originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Management.