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Language of Moon By Susan Joyner-Stumpf
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Language of Moon is Susan Joyner-Stumpf’s sixth book of poetry. The Poems reach across the gauntlet of emotion and record this Author’s keen observations drawn from her life experiences.... More > She also loves to add fantasy into the mix. The range of intensity from despair to inspiration, hatred, joy to disillusion, fear and wonder and enchantment take you on a roller coaster journey through the outer lands of this Poet’s unique and varied world. A lover of animals, many poems are written in tribute to all animals, not just ones who have shared her existence, past and present. Ms. Stumpf is a Member of various Wildlife Preservation Organizations, and her emphasis is on being an advocate for abused and homeless animals of all species, especially wolves which she is partial to, having been owned by one. Ms. Stumpf is very intense, so be prepared. She uses heavy metaphor, abstract imagery and wordplay in her expression.< Less
Northwest Florida... another day in Destin By Jim Clark
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Explore, imagine, write, discover and draw are some of the things you can do while reading "Northwest Florida... another day in Destin". This book features the photography of Destin... More > photographer, artist, and writer Jim Clark. Jim put this book together to share his photos with you as well as to give you the opportunity to learn something about yourself. By writing or drawing you can look inside yourself and explore things you haven’t thought about lately or ever at all. You might just enjoy looking at the photos of the Destin area, beaches, and wildlife. That’s ok too. Grab a pen or pencil and dive in. It's fun for the family like a day at the beach in Destin on the Emerald Coast.< Less
Derelict House By Lesley Thomson
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Elephants breaking down walls, a hyena sharing a fire with the night guard to keep warm, hippos fighting, armless monkeys bringing their young to be admired by the author. This book is a kaleidoscope... More > of wild animals, strange and often eccentric tourists, the trails and tribulations of running a poorly-equipped lodge in a remote wilderness area and the laughter and tears of working with and living alongside staff from a different background and culture. The Derelict House, Elephants in my Garden, also describes the consequences of nature on the environment, the devastating effect of 9/11 on their American guests, the joy of guests seeing wildlife up close for the first time and the sadness of leaving it all behind. Beautifully illustrated, this charming book brings Africa to life, in all her colours and moods.< Less
Inca: Discover the Culture and Geography of a Lost Civilization By Lawrence Kovacs
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Illustrated by Farah Rizvi. GRL: W Picture a landscape encompassing more than 80 different ecosystems, from the steamy Amazon Rainforest teeming with wildlife, to the soaring peaks of the Andes... More > plastered with glaciers and the wild Pacific shoreline more than a thousand miles long. This was the world of the Inca, one of the most powerful empires in the history of civilization. Their story, while shrouded in mystery, can be explained in part by the things they left behind. One of the Inca’s most amazing relics is the city of Machu Picchu, a settlement built on a jagged ridge high up in the Andes Mountains. It will tell the tale of the extraordinary Inca culture—their beliefs, rituals, scientific advances, cities, monuments, food, and unique systems of language—through a journey from the city of Cuzco on the Inca Trail to the ancient city of Machu Picchu.< Less
MOBILITY MINING IN MOVING OBJECT TRAJECTORIES By Dr. Sajimon Abraham, Dr. P Sojan Lal and Dr. Dais George
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Spatial and temporal properties are key aspects of many data analysis problems in business, government, and science. GPS technology is quickly enabling a number of new applications, including... More > tracking fleets of vehicles, navigating boats and ships, pedestrian’s tracking and tracking of wildlife. Another popular application of this technology is in cellular phones with embedded GPS sensors for vehicle and pedestrian’s tracking. Through the availability of cheap sensor devices, we have witnessed an exponential growth of geo-tagged data in the last few years resulting in the availability of fine-grained spatial data at small temporal sampling intervals. Therefore, the actual challenge in spatio-temporal analysis is moving from acquiring the right data towards large-scale analysis of the available data. As this multidimensional data add more complexities in storing, indexing and querying, efficient methodologies have to be derived to manage these data using existing data base technology.< Less
Wensum Inspirations By Daniel Brooks-Laurent
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A source of inspiration, a seed of hope, a moment of healing, found by the ever-changing River Wensum - that most fruitful of places: a home, of dreams, dawns and imaginations so blessed and vast... More > under Norfolk's big sky to be pondered by Blackbird's song at dusk in recollections of childhood tweaking hopefully for all our tomorrow's, are the humble verse and prose within. These pieces written mostly through the autumn-winter of 2012 are hoped to be of companionship in times of uncertainty, as well as to offer a picture of natural life by this much-loved river, rich as She is in wildlife so varied and plentiful. Nature is the absolute inspiration in times so hostile and fearful, let Her show the way in whatever form touches us most deepest.< Less
Everything you've always wanted to know about how to be a TV journalist in the 21st. Century but didn't know who to ask or STORYTELLING AND THE ANIMA FACTOR By Tim Knight
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Tim Knight is an Emmy and Sigma Delta Chi-winning journalist who’s worked as a reporter, writer, producer, interviewer, documentary producer and anchor for Zambia TV, ABC, NBC, PBS and the... More > Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Knight has trained thousands of professional broadcast journalists in more than a dozen countries. In 2007 he executive produced, co-directed wrote and narrated the 3-hour wildlife documentary trilogy Inside Noah’s Ark, broadcast on Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, PBS and 10 European networks. Later he was appointed lecturer on TV Documentaries at Wilfrid Laurier University. At the end of 2007, Knight returned to freelancing as an international broadcast journalism trainer. Anthony B. Chan, Head of the University of Washington Journalism Department, describes Storytelling And The Anima Factor as “The best book on TV journalism I have read since I started teaching TV journalism.” www.TimKnight.org< Less
A Vision for Pittsfield's Conservation Areas By Miranda Feldmann & Corrin Meise-Munns
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Located at the crossroads of Berkshire County, the City of Pittsfield is defined by an urban center surrounded by a wealth of natural beauty. Pittsfield is currently in the midst of an economic,... More > environmental, and cultural revitalization, and has recognized the need for a conservation area management plan to safeguard its sense of place as a “city in the country.” Focusing on the City’s four largest conservation areas (Barkerville Conservation Area, Brattlebrook Park, David J. Tierney, Sr. Wildlife Refuge, and Wild Acres Conservation Area), A Vision for Pittsfield’s Conservation Areas defines existing assets, identifies community and ecological needs, and develops prioritized recommendations to guide the City’s management of their conservation areas. Integrating community feedback and guidance from the City’s Master Plan, this project presents an inspiring vision for the future of Pittsfield’s open spaces.< Less
AHP 42: Guardians of Nature: Tibetan Pastoralists and the Natural World By Tsering Bum
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Guardians of Nature is a clearly written and very insightful view of the political economic, environmental, and social-cultural transformations reshaping lives and livelihoods on the Tibetan Plateau.... More > Written as a first-hand narrative account of his work over several years with Yulshul villagers, Tsering Bum’s perceptive book discusses key issues of contemporary Tibetan pastoralism: mining, the importance of the caterpillar fungus economy, resettlement, co-ops, education policy, human-wildlife conflict, and sacred mountains. It also explores quite new phenomena, such as Tibetan pastoralists hiring Han Chinese as herding laborers while living off of caterpillar fungus income, and the rise of feral dogs as a result of the sharp drop in Tibetan mastiff prices. Tsering Bum’s analysis is informed by critiques of nature-culture binaries and illustrates the many effects of perverse policy incentives. Strongly recommended for anyone interested in understanding Tibetan pastoral areas today.< Less
AHP 42: Guardians of Nature: Tibetan Pastoralists and the Natural World By Tsering Bum
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Guardians of Nature is a clearly written and very insightful view of the political economic, environmental, and social-cultural transformations reshaping lives and livelihoods on the Tibetan Plateau.... More > Written as a first-hand narrative account of his work over several years with Yulshul villagers, Tsering Bum’s perceptive book discusses key issues of contemporary Tibetan pastoralism: mining, the importance of the caterpillar fungus economy, resettlement, co-ops, education policy, human-wildlife conflict, and sacred mountains. It also explores quite new phenomena, such as Tibetan pastoralists hiring Han Chinese as herding laborers while living off of caterpillar fungus income, and the rise of feral dogs as a result of the sharp drop in Tibetan mastiff prices. Tsering Bum’s analysis is informed by critiques of nature-culture binaries and illustrates the many effects of perverse policy incentives. Strongly recommended for anyone interested in understanding Tibetan pastoral areas today.< Less

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