Keywords: environment

Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story

Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story


Elizabeth Tynan

ISBN: 9781742234281
Year of publication: 2016

Elizabeth Tynan ATOMIC THUNDER THE MARALINGA STORY To the future. May it learn something from the past. Acknowledgments As a bookish introvert, I enjoy nothing more than the challenge of living inside a big writing project. I have lived inside this one for quite a while. I havent been entirely on my own, though. In fact, without the magnificent contribution of a number of people, there would be no book. I hasten to add that while I have been greatly assisted by some excellent individuals, if ...

Keywords: Environmental Science history Military Nuclear Warfare
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate


Jacqueline Kelly

ISBN: 9780805088410
Year of publication: 2009

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate JACQUELINE KELLY For my mother, Noeline Kelly For my father, Brian Kelly For my husband, Robert Duncan Chapter 1 THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES When a young naturalist commences the study of a group of organisms quite unknown to him, he is at first much perplexed to determine what differences to consider ... for he knows nothing of the amount and kind of variation to which the group is subject.... BY 1899, WE HAD LEARNED to tame the darkness but not the Texas heat. We ...

Keywords: Environment Family Historical Juvenile Fiction Nature & the Natural World United States
The Human Age

The Human Age


Diane Ackerman

ISBN: 9780393240740
Year of publication: 2014

Diane Ackerman THE HUMAN AGE THE WORLD SHAPED BY US PART I WELCOME TO THE ANTHROPOCENE Apps for Apes On a blue-sky day at the Toronto zoo, flocks of children squired by teachers and parents mingle excitedly between exhibits. Some kids pull out cell phones and send texts or snap pictures with the easy camaraderie of wired life. Clustered noisily along a large domed habitat thats been designed to look like a multistoried Indonesian forest complete with tree nests and meandering stream, they watch ...

Keywords: Environmental Science Global Warming and Climate Change Natural History Science
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate


Jacqueline Kelly

ISBN: 9780805088410
Year of publication: 2009

THEEVOLUTIONOFCALPURNIATATE JACQUELINE KELLY THEEVOLUTIONOFCALPURNIATATE HENRY HOLT AND COMPANYNEW YORK Table of ContentsTITLE COPYRIGHT DEDICATION CHAPTER 1: THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES CHAPTER 2: THE MEASURE OF THE MORNING CHAPTER 3: THE POSSUM WARS CHAPTER 4: VIOLA CHAPTER 5: DISTILLATIONS CHAPTER 6: MUSIC LESSONS CHAPTER 7: HARRY GETS A GIRLFRIEND CHAPTER 8: MICROSCOPY CHAPTER 9: PETEY CHAPTER 10: LULA STIRS UP TROUBLE BUT DOESNT MEAN TO CHAPTER 11: KNITTING LESSONS CHAPTER 12: A SCIENTIFIC STUDY ...

Keywords: & Environment Family Historical Juvenile Fiction Multigenerational Nature the Natural World United States
The World Without Us

The World Without Us


Alan Weisman

ISBN: 9780312347291
Year of publication: 2007

Alan Weisman THE WORLD WITHOUT US In memory of Sonia Marguerite with lasting love from a world without you Das Firmament blaut ewig, und die Erde Wird lange fest stehn und aufblhn im Lenz. Du aber, Mensch, wie lange lebst denn du The firmament is blue forever, and die Earth Will long stand firm and bloom in spring. But, man, how long will you live Li-Tai-PoHans BethgeGustav Mahler The Chinese Flute: Drinking Song of the Sorrow of the Earth Das Lied von der Erde PRELUDE A Monkey Koan ONE JUNE ...

Keywords: Environmental studies eschatological Human geography Nature post-apocalyptic
The World Without Us

The World Without Us


Alan Weisman

ISBN: 9780312347291
Year of publication: 2007

Alan Weisman THE WORLD WITHOUT US In memory of Sonia Marguerite with lasting love from a world without you Das Firmament blaut ewig, und die Erde Wird lange fest stehn und aufblhn im Lenz. Du aber, Mensch, wie lange lebst denn du The firmament is blue forever, and die Earth Will long stand firm and bloom in spring. But, man, how long will you live Li-Tai-PoHans BethgeGustav Mahler The Chinese Flute: Drinking Song of the Sorrow of the Earth Das Lied von der Erde PRELUDE A Monkey Koan ONE JUNE ...

Keywords: Environmental studies eschatological Human geography Nature post-apocalyptic