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Environmental Quality Management in Hospitality Sector By Dr meeta nihalani
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The environemntal quality management in hospitality sector relates to designing of servcie quality which can be eco-sensitive to build conservation and preservation of environment in a sustainable... More > way. The qulaity of destination is important to attract the vistors and so the hotels need to build quality of conservation programs of the guests and the local people living in the community.< Less
myrtle street By phil rossington
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Vitas By Patrick Law
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Commander Seán Ó Conaill left to find habitable planets on Canopus, one of two black-hole lightships to launch in the twenty-sixth century. Finding none, he ordered Gristelda, the... More > ship's computer, "to accelerate us until the Canopus has achieved the maximum she will do." Gristelda complied and he found himself returning to Earth, now called Vitas, 800,000 years in the future. Humankind was governed by the Society of Life, charged with maintaining the Order, in world inhabited by a few hundred million humans and the the Society. Separated from a primordial world by a Wall, after propounding a Slippery Slope Proposition, he was forced to cross over. But he was part of a greater plan set in motion by the Great One. What he did next would profoundly change the future of humankind, the Society, and all the intelligent habitants of the galaxy.< Less
In Search of the Yellow Dog By George L Potter
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Randall Oliver is a lawyer semi-retired from a Dallas practice now living in the rural Louisiana community where he grew up. His only active client is his former father-in-law dying of cancer but... More > wanting to drill his last wildcat oil well in an environmentally sensitive Louisiana swamp. Environmental activists, including Randall’s ex-wife, oppose the well and have enlisted Randall’s brother James, a candidate for Louisiana Lieutenant Governor needing to establish environmental credentials, as their spokesman. Why has James, a champion for civil rights all his life, brought a former Klansman into his inner circle of advisers? Has a radical environment group now resorted to murder to protest this well? What secret is Randall’s girlfriend hiding from her past that would lead to attempts on her life?< Less
Skincare and Aging Well By Zomer Publishing
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‘Sensitive skin care’ is governed by way of a few basic rules. But even before we explore the rules for sensitive skincare, it’s important to understand what a sensitive skin is.... More > Sensitive and painful skin is one which struggles to tolerate any unfavorable conditions (environmental/other), and which easily gets irritated on connection with foreign materials (including skincare products). For this reason, some services and products are especially labeled as sensitive skincare products. The degree of sensitivity can however vary from individual to individual (and depending on that, the sensitive skin care procedures vary too).< Less
Getting Home By J.R. Poulter, Muza Ulasowski
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Baby bear is curious, he goes where Mama said, 'Don't!' He finds himself adrift in a BIG, BIG ocean! Will Mama bear find him before his piece of pack ice melts? The story for early childhood/lower... More > primary, introducing children to notions of protecting the environment, animal habitats and global warming, was awarded the LiFE AWARD, Literature for Environment. REVIEW: "When an inquisitive little polar bear investigates the shenanigans of silly seals and orcas, he finds himself separated from his Mama and LOST! This tale tells more than the consequences of a littlie disobeying its parent; its underlying message is one that can be explored by all ages - the impact of Global Warming, a very real and sensitive subject that necessitates action from everyone who cares about our precious planet." Andrienne T. O'Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from indigenous outback to multicultural city classrooms.< Less
Under the Shade of the See-Through Tree By Neil Cunningham
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This first collection of poems by Minnesota native Neil Cunningham features vignettes of people (and some non-human characters) who live and work in his hometown of Minneapolis; however, at least one... More > poem mentions Milwaukee and Fort Wayne, Indiana...and another poem tries to understand the career aspirations of the Atlantic Ocean. Readers looking for poems that express unusual sensitivity toward seemingly ordinary people and inanimate objects will likely appreciate the blend of everyday magic and antic neurosis in these poetic sketches. This collection of poems is a collaboration with illustrator and longtime friend Angie Single Rohlfs, both of whom are co-Supreme Directors of the world-renowned design firm Mass Global Mega Corp.< Less
Kill Fee By Julie Eberhart Painter
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When Penny Olsen’s uncle is murdered, she inherits fifteen million dollars, servants and his moldy mausoleum, a ninety-eight-year-old beach house on an environmentally sensitive property. But... More > who, in this town of genteel seniors would kill this beloved man and the editor of EARTH-be-WARE Magazine? Perhaps the same person or persons who are after Penny. What secret do Penny and Cole share that bonds them together—and almost tears them apart?< Less
The Nightmare Years to Come? By National Defense University, Regis W. Matlak
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We have entered a particularly dangerous era in the Near East and South Asia— that is, the Greater Middle East. The context of today’s situation is more alarming than respective current... More > crises—as bad as they may be. Rather, there is an increasingly radicalized and violent sectarian environment made up of crosscutting crises occurring in the midst of proliferation; precision weapons; cyber war; increased ungoverned territory vulnerable to global, regional, and local jihadist exploitation; majoritarian authoritarianism; uncompromising sectarianism; ethnic, tribal, and sectarian- driven civil wars; massive popular anger and frustration over the lack of essential services and a diminishing quality of life, particularly in areas such as water, electricity, health, education, employment, and economic collapse; water wars and environmental endangerment; and the vulnerability of sensitive infrastructure targeted by state and nonstate actors, or an empowered lone wolf in the service of a state or nonstate actors.< Less
Bridge Scour and Stream Instability Countermeasures: Experience, Selection, and Design Guidance Third Edition Volume 1 By U.S. Department of Transportation
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The purpose of this document is to identify and provide design guidelines for bridge scour and stream instability countermeasures that have been implemented by various State departments of... More > transportation (DOTs) in the United States. Countermeasure experience, selection, and design guidance are consolidated from other FHWA publications in this document to support a comprehensive analysis of scour and stream instability problems and provide a range of solutions to those problems. The results of recently completed National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) projects are incorporated in the design guidance, including: countermeasures to protect bridge piers and abutments from scour; riprap design criteria, specifications, and quality control, and environmentally sensitive channel and bank protection measures. Selected innovative countermeasure concepts and guidance derived from practice outside the United States are introduced. In addition, guidance for the preparation of Plans of Action ...< Less