Earth Sciences
epub |eng | | Author:Chris Turney [Turney, Chris]

Not six weeks after the Tokyo parade for Shirase’s men, Emperor Meiji died and the nation went into mourning. The emperor who had heralded a new start for Japan had ...
( Category: Arctic & Antarctica December 27,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Marie-Monique Robin [Robin, Marie-Monique]

When Manufacturers Evade Embarrassing Questions I hadn’t expected Angelika Tritscher’s advice to seek an interview with representatives from the pesticide industry. Naturally, as I was particularly interested in chlorpyrifos-methyl and, ...
( Category: Safety December 15,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-11 | Author:Wall, Derek [Wall, Derek]

The antagonists in the forest are disparate and unequal in almost every way. On one side is a massive paramilitary force armed with the money, the firepower, the media, and ...
( Category: Environmental Policy December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-23 | Author:Brian Tokar [Tokar, Brian]

Trading Pollution The notion that new commodity markets can become a tool for reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases is perhaps the most brazen expression of capitalist ideology in the ...
( Category: Environmental Policy December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 1960-12-31 | Author:Robert van Gulik

12 JUDGE DEE GOES TO VISIT MEDICINE HILL; A WOMAN DEFIES THE ORDERS OF THE TRIBUNAL As soon as the door had closed behind the coroner, Judge Dee threw the ...
( Category: Regional December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 1970-12-31 | Author:Richard Maury

Quite suddenly the bell sounds – and he awakes. Midnight already! Half asleep, he feels for the bell-clapper over the bunk, striking an answer before turning up the wick and ...
( Category: Travel December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 1969-12-31 | Author:Nicholas Tomalin & Ron Hall

ENJOYED ROUND THE HORN SAILING TOWARDS TRINIDAD WITH LAST SOUTHEAST TRADE AND BRAZIL CURRENT Hallworth rightly worked out that ‘round the Horn sailing’ meant round-the-Horn-type sailing. And he realised that ...
( Category: Narratives December 8,2014 )
epub |eng | 2013-12-31 | Author:Intelligence Agency, Central

LATVIA INTRODUCTION Background: The name “Latvia” originates from the ancient Latgalians, one of four eastern Baltic tribes that formed the ethnic core of the Latvian people (ca. 8th-12th centuries A.D.). ...
( Category: Earth Sciences December 1,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-02-03 | Author:Jamieson, Dale [Jamieson, Dale]

FIGURE 5.1 Decay of fossil fuel CO2 emission. Source: IPCC 2007 Science Technical. Consider a radically oversimplified story that begins with me emitting some molecules of carbon dioxide.73 As Figure ...
( Category: Environmental Policy November 27,2014 )
azw3 |eng | 2009-05-18 | Author:Ian Wishart

There are thousands of volcanoes, and millions of vents, under the ocean. All of them piping emissions at temperatures of 300°C (576°F) or higher into the oceans around them. It’s ...
( Category: Conservatism & Liberalism November 24,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-12-19 | Author:Lia Purpura [Purpura, Lia]

Here, my students and I are reading Virginia Woolf, who worked in Mac’s London, right through the war, this very same war, on her own piece, “A Sketch of the ...
( Category: Death November 24,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-11-22 | Author:Mimi Khalvati [Mimi Khalvati]

I feel sorry for my smallness, short trunk, short legs, sleeves rolled up, feet too large to be in proportion. When I sit and plant them squarely, side by side ...
( Category: British & Irish November 23,2014 )
epub |eng | 2010-09-01 | Author:Jack Canfield

Eternal Love Affair We do not remember days; we remember moments. Cesare Pavese Sand and the Albemarle Sound were the highlights of my summers. The topaz waters that seem to ...
( Category: Inspirational November 23,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2014-09-10 | Author:Diane Ackerman

WEIGHING IN THE NANOSCALE We’re not just seeing invisibles; we’re engineering things on a minute, invisible-to-the-eye scale. “Nano,” which means “dwarf” in Greek, applies to things one-billionth of a meter ...
( Category: Climatology November 23,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-27 | Author:Laura Lexington [Lexington, Laura]

A BLOOD PRESSURE monitor, no sodium, and small meals every two hours were my prescription for survival after a day in the hospital. Twenty-four hours of poking, prodding, ultrasounds, blood ...
( Category: Christian Living November 23,2014 )