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Encyclopedia Of Endangered Animals

Author : Amy-Jane Beer
ISBN : 1840137975
Genre : Endangered species
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Author : Mary Emanoil
ISBN : 1858544076
Genre : Dinosaurs
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What kind of animal was the quagga or the dodo? This book looks at some of the amazing creatures that once roamed the planet. It offers an ecological message to encourage children to look after the planet, and protect endangered species.

Encyclopedia Of Animals

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ISBN : 0760735522
Genre : Amphibians
File Size : 48. 18 MB
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"A comprehensive illustrated guide by international experts. An authoritative and definitive text by 70 international experts. More than 600 color photographs taken by the world's leading wildlife photographers. 360 magnificent full-color paintings by specialist wildlife illustrator Dr David Kirshner. Distribution maps and special feature boxes. Up-to-date information on the status of endangered species."--Page [4] cover.

The Encyclopedia Of Animals

Author : George McKay
ISBN : 9780520244061
Genre : Nature
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Presents a survey of all animal groups, with diagrams, distribution maps, color photographs. and overviews of animal evolution, behavior, habitats, and adaptation.

Subject Encyclopedias User Guide Review Citations

Author : Allan Mirwis
ISBN : 157356298X
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.

Encyclopedia Of Animal Rights And Animal Welfare

Author : Marc Bekoff
ISBN : 0313352593
Genre : Nature
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Presents alphabetically arranged entries on animal rights, covering such topics as endangered species, animal rescue, law and legislation, diseases, breeding practices, and animal cognition.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
ISBN : 9781625131720
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2015, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.

Using The Biological Literature

Author : Diane Schmidt
ISBN : 9780824741716
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Provides an in-depth review of current print and electronic tools for research in numerous disciplines of biology, including dictionaries and encyclopedias, method guides, handbooks, on-line directories, and periodicals. Directs readers to an associated Web page that maintains the URLs and annotations of all major Inernet resources discussed in th

Earth S Changing Environment

Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
ISBN : 9781615353644
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Give your students, librarians, and teachers accurate and reliable information on climate change with Earth's Changing Environment. Written for ages 10 to 17, this comprehensive look at the environment focuses on climate, greehouse effect, global warming, and the Kyoto Protocol while exploring the delicate web of life with articles on ecology, biogeography, biodiversity, endangered species, deforestation and desertification. The effects fo environmental pollution and efforts to protect the environment and to convserve its resources are also addressed.

The Usborne Living World Encyclopedia

Author : Leslie Colvin
ISBN : 0746030517
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Surveys earth's ecosystems and looks at endangered species.

Guide To Reference Materials For School Library Media Centers

Author : Barbara Ripp Safford
ISBN : 1563085453
Genre : Education
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Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.

U?x?l Encyclopedia Of Biomes

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ISBN : 0787637327
Genre : Biotic communities
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Contains entries that provide overviews of four of Earth's major biomes, providing information about the formation, climate, elevation, growing season, plants, animals and endangered species, food webs, human culture, and economy of the river and stream, seashore, tundra, and wetland.

Encyclopedia Of The World S Biomes

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ISBN : 9780128160978
Genre : Science
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Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes is a unique, five volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All of the book's chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining biomes in an increasingly human-dominated world. This work is a one-stop shop that gives users access to up-to-date, informative articles that go deeper in content than any currently available publication. Offers students and researchers a one-stop shop for information currently only available in scattered or non-technical sources Authored and edited by top scientists in the field Concisely written to guide the reader though the topic Includes meaningful illustrations and suggests further reading for those needing more specific information

Spotlight On Current Events Essays On Contemporary World Issues

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440870637
Genre : Social Science
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Comprising essays on a variety of topics such as immigration, gun control, abortion, race relations, the environment, and gender, and curated by a veteran scholar, this collection gives readers a go-to resource on multiple contemporary world issues. • Compiles a variety of essays that provide informed and educated perspectives on a wide variety of controversial issues • Contextualizes controversial current events with a volume introduction and specific chapter summaries • Reflects curation by a veteran scholar who has authored more than more than 400 textbooks, encyclopedias, resource books, research manuals, and more • Shows that there are often multiple voices about hot-button issues in today's contemporary American discourse

Lgbt Youth Issues Today A Reference Handbook

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781610693165
Genre : Social Science
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The increasing numbers of LGBT teenagers who choose to live their lives as "out" youth face unique issues within their schools, families, and communities. This book provides information that will help LGBT youth overcome their challenges and give non-LGBT youth a better understanding of sexual identities different from their own. • Addresses the major issues faced by LGBT youth, such as gaining acceptance of their sexual identity in the school environment or finding a means to survive after rejection by their family members • Examines historic societal attitudes toward same-sex relationships involving young people, allowing readers to grasp how the general population's thinking has evolved • Reviews and discusses the findings of literature on the causes of homelessness and suicidal ideation among LGBT youth • Presents examples of ways in which LGBT youth have developed the skills that enable them to deal with their unique issues and concerns • Includes an extensive list of resources and organizations that can provide additional information and assistance to both LGBT and non-LGBT individuals

Natural Disasters A Reference Handbook

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440867620
Genre : Nature
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This book provides a detailed introduction to natural disasters and the ways in which they have had and continue to have, profound effects on human society. • Provides readers with a sound background in the science and technology of major natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and forest fires • Traces the development of human understanding of the causes and nature of such events • Discusses the ways in which natural events such as changing weather patterns may interact with human decisions and actions that lead to complex forms of disaster • Provides background on the specific contributions of individuals and organizations within the field that have yielded our mature understanding of the nature and impact of natural disaster • Suggests a host of practical resources to use in an extended study of the topic

Dna Technology A Reference Handbook 2nd Edition

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440850486
Genre : Science
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This accessibly written book introduces readers to DNA—one of the most important technologies for the manipulation of all forms of life, from simple bacteria to plants and animals. It also addresses the most important social, ethical, political, economic, and other issues raised by this form of technology. • Provides an engaging and readable introduction to the topic of DNA technology that enables anyone—even readers with a minimal background in science—to understand the science and technology involved in many of today's key social issues • Offers a thoroughly updated version of the information and topics first presented in the successful first edition of this book • Presents an extensive range of reference materials that include an extended annotated bibliography and extensive endnotes • Includes a Documents and Data chapter that provides excerpts from important laws, court cases, government reports, and other primary sources

Waste Management A Reference Handbook

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440872839
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Waste Management: A Reference Handbook provides an in-depth look at the waste management industry in the United States and elsewhere, including such issues as food scraps, recycling, and other kinds of solid waste. Waste Management: A Reference Handbook covers the topic of waste management from the earliest pages of human history to the present day. Chapters One and Two provide a historical background of the topic and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. The remainder of the book consists of chapters that aid readers in continuing their research on the topic, such as an extended annotated bibliography, a chronology, a glossary, lists of noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents. The variety of resources provided, such as further reading, perspective essays about waste management, a historical timeline, and useful terms in the industry, differentiates this book from others in the field. It is intended for readers of high school through the community college level, along with adult readers who may be interested in the topic. Provides readers with a history of waste management, which has evolved significantly over the years Discusses the impact of global economics and trade on the waste management industry Supplies abundant resources for further research on waste management by readers of all ages Rounds out the author's expertise in perspective essays, giving readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic

Prescription Drugs A Reference Handbook

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440877735
Genre : Medical
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This book examines the evolution of prescription drugs in the United States, as well as the formation of the pharmaceutical industry. It begins with a history of prescription drugs, dating back to their origins, then moves through the Industrial Revolution and into the present day. It also delves into the issues and controversies related to prescription drugs, such as drug costs, regulations, prescription drug abuse, insurance complications, and more. Both implemented and proposed solutions are also discussed. One of the most valuable aspects of the book is that it surveys the history of prescription drugs in a manner that helps the reader identify key issues in an easy-to-understand fashion. Finally, the perspectives chapter allows a broad range of voices to be heard, allowing crucial, diverse perspectives to round out the author's expertise.

Gender Inequality A Reference Handbook

Author : David E. Newton
ISBN : 9781440872877
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 26. 27 MB
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Gender Inequality: A Reference Handbook discusses the role women have played throughout human history and play in the modern day, including both advances that have been made in the fight for equality and problems remaining to be solved. Provides readers with a history of the effects of patriarchy on women, one of the longest lasting and most consequential debates in human history Summarizes the status of gender inequality in the modern world, with regard to its presence and effects in a variety of aspects of human life Supplies abundant resources for further research on the topic by readers of all ages Rounds out the author's expertise through perspective essays, giving readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic

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