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Beth Herr,Maureen Koehl's Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Images of America) PDF

By Beth Herr,Maureen Koehl

ISBN-10: 0738599050

ISBN-13: 9780738599052

ISBN-10: 153166699X

ISBN-13: 9781531666996

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation�s expansive landscapes and long-abandoned cellar holes inform a special tale. Its 4,315 acres, put aside via the Westchester County Parks fee in 1925, carry inside its limitations a legacy left via the local americans and 18th- and 19th-century households who farmed the rolling fields and rocky hillsides. Marks of the twentieth century contain the continues to be of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) encampment and the stone partitions, trailside shelters, and roads outfitted by way of those younger males. hundreds of thousands of bushes planted by way of the CCC stand tall, shading the reservation�s mountaineering and using trails. Sitting amidst the park�s streams, cliffs, and hills is the Trailside Nature Museum, which was once more suitable through the efforts of neighborhood backyard membership ladies. Indian rock shelters and a cave utilized by the leather-based guy lend an aura to the sweetness and wonders of the park�s secure natural world. nearly a century after its quiet beginnings, the reservation nonetheless invitations viewers to take pleasure in and find out about the wonders of nature.

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Sentiers Botaniques Chroniques (French Edition) by Michel Bernardot PDF

By Michel Bernardot

ISBN-10: 2296561322

ISBN-13: 9782296561328

Dans ces vingt-huit chroniques, l'auteur, nous conte l'histoire de los angeles balsamine, les supposées vertus alexitères d'une liane américaine appelée condurango ou celles, maléfiques, des poisons africains utilisés dans les ordalies… Vous saurez tout sur les teintures héroïques et les tisanes émollientes. Tout sur los angeles coca ou los angeles kola. Les présents des Rois mages, l. a. myrrhe, l'oliban. los angeles vie des plantes et l'avis du botaniste.

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Meteorological Measurements and Instrumentation (Advancing - download pdf or read online

By Giles Harrison

ISBN-10: 1118745809

ISBN-13: 9781118745809

This ebook describes the elemental medical ideas underlying top of the range instrumentation used for environmental measurements. It discusses quite a lot of in situ sensors hired in useful environmental tracking and, particularly, these utilized in floor dependent size structures. It additionally considers using climate balloons to supply a wealth of higher surroundings facts. to demonstrate the applied sciences in use it contains many examples of genuine atmospheric measurements in ordinary and strange conditions, with a dialogue of the digital sign conditioning,  information acquisition issues and knowledge processing rules beneficial for trustworthy measurements. This additionally permits the lengthy background of atmospheric measurements to be put within the context of the necessities of contemporary weather technological know-how, by means of development the actual technology appreciation of the instrumental checklist and looking out ahead to new and rising sensor and recording technologies.

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Download e-book for kindle: Plants and Planting Plans for a Bee Garden: How to design by Maureen Little

By Maureen Little

ISBN-10: 1905862806

ISBN-13: 9781905862801

for plenty of humans gardening is predominantly approximately vegetation and selecting the correct mix and stability to make attractive borders. This e-book may also help you do so - and extra, since it also will assist you create an ecologically sound, bee-friendly backyard, exhibiting so that you can have an aesthetically wonderful backyard jam-packed with appealing plant life which whilst will allure and nurture bees. it's going to allow you to decide upon bee-friendly crops, and to devise borders that are valuable to bees, encouraging those most precious of bugs to return for your backyard over and over, either for sustenance and to help pollination. It encompasses a wide selection of sensible, appealing and easy-to-follow planting plans for bee-friendly gardens of all sizes, together with: - conventional combined, cottage, and color themed borders - 'Designer' and 'natural' borders - Borders for acid and alkaline soils - principles for box planting This ebook can be of curiosity to each gardener who cares for the plight of the honeybee and different bees.

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Read e-book online PandaLeaks: The Dark Side of the WWF PDF

By Wilfried Huismann,Ellen Wagner

ISBN-10: 1502366541

ISBN-13: 9781502366542

The WWF, popular international nature conservancy model, greenwashes the ecological crimes of organisations at present destroying the final last rainforests and ordinary habitats in the world; and it accepts their cash. This enterprise version of the well-known “eco” association does extra to hurt nature than to guard it.

The WWF can't refute the evidence accumulated by way of esteemed journalist and filmmaker Wilfried Huismann in the course of his two-year examine excursion to all corners of the green empire. A journalistic travel de strength unearthing the bleak secrets and techniques in the back of the nice and cozy and cuddly façade of the WWF, Huismann’s exposé went immediately to the German bestseller checklist. The e-book is now to be had in English, unabridged and updated.

Huismann additionally dug deep into the early historical past of the world’s strongest nature conservancy association and located numerous skeletons within the closet: the elite mystery membership referred to as “The 1001” and a personal army commando unit deployed in Africa opposed to colossal video game poachers – and opposed to black African liberation routine. within the identify of environmental defense the WWF has participated within the displacement and cultural extinction of indigenous peoples the realm over.

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Get OrgonEnergieSysteme I: Wolkenzerstäuben, Cloudbuster und PDF

By Pierre Kynast

ISBN-10: 394351918X

ISBN-13: 9783943519181

Ausgehend von der Psychologie erforschte Wilhelm Reich in der ersten Hälfte des vergangenen Jahrhunderts die bioenergetischen Grundfunktionen des Lebendigen. Dabei entdeckte er eine spezielle, bis dahin unbekannte oder über die Jahrtausende in Vergessenheit geratene Energie des Lebendigen. Er nannte sie „Orgon“ und erforschte die artwork und Funktion dieser Energie in der Biogenese, im menschlichen Wesen, in den atmosphärischen Bedingungen auf unserem Planeten und im Kosmos. Auf diesem Weg entdeckte er unter anderem die Möglichkeit, die Wolkenbildung in der Atmosphäre auf recht einfache und natürliche Weise zu beeinflussen. Diesem Thema ist das vorliegende kleine Buch gewidmet. Es führt auf der Grundlage von Wilhelm Reichs Arbeit kurz in die orgonotische Atmosphärenbeeinflussung ein und gibt dem Leser das nötige Wissen an die Hand, um diese Funktion selbst erfahren und anwenden zu können.

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Sustainability and Spirituality by John E. Carroll,Bill McKibben PDF

By John E. Carroll,Bill McKibben

ISBN-10: 0791461777

ISBN-13: 9780791461778

ISBN-10: 0791461785

ISBN-13: 9780791461785

This groundbreaking publication explores the inherent interconnectedness of sustainability and spirituality, acknowledging the dependency of 1 upon the opposite. John E. Carroll contends that actual ecological sustainability, unlike the beauty makes an attempt at sustainability we see round us, questions our society's basic values and is so countercultural that it truly is resisted by means of an individual with no non secular trust in whatever deeper than potency, expertise, or economics. Carroll attracts at the paintings of cultural historian and "geologian" Thomas Berry, whose eco-spiritual proposal underlies some of the sustainability efforts of groups defined during this publication, together with specific branches of Catholic non secular orders and the loosely geared up Sisters of the Earth. The writings of local american citizens on spirituality and ecology also are highlighted. those types for sustainability not just characterize the tangible hyperlink among ecology and spirituality, but additionally, extra importantly, a imaginative and prescient of what may possibly be.

--This textual content refers back to the Paperback edition.

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Radiative Transfer in Coupled Environmental Systems: An by Knut Stamnes,Jakob J. Stamnes PDF

By Knut Stamnes,Jakob J. Stamnes

ISBN-10: 3527411380

ISBN-13: 9783527411382

This publication is devoted to the formula and resolution of ahead and inverse difficulties concerning coupled media, and offers examples of the way to resolve concrete difficulties in environmental distant sensing of coupled atmosphere-surface systems.

The authors speak about radiative move in coupled media akin to the atmosphere-ocean approach with Lambertian in addition non-Lambertian reflecting surfaces on the reduce boundary. The spectral variety from the ultraviolet to the microwave area of the electromagnetic spectrum is taken into account, as are multi-spectral in addition to hyperspectral distant sensing, whereas strategies of the ahead challenge for unpolarized and polarized radiation are mentioned in detail.

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Read e-book online Permaculture: A Spiritual Approach PDF

By Craig Gibsone,Jan Martin Bang

ISBN-10: 1844096572

ISBN-13: 9781844096572

Permaculture layout as a divine inventive activity.

Permaculture is ready designing sustainable human settlements. it's a philosophical, religious and functional method of land-use integrating microclimate, sensible crops, animals, soils, water administration and human wishes into intricately hooked up, hugely effective platforms. Permaculture seems for the styles embedded in our flora and fauna as inspirations for designing recommendations to the various demanding situations we're offered with at the present time. remark is a uncomplicated element of Permaculture layout in perform; this contains religious self-observation. The authors examine the parts Earthshare, Fairshare and Peoplecare, with a selected emphasis at the religious facets of Permaculture. The Findhorn starting place Ecovillage and different ecovillages all over the world are used as examples.

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La terapia segreta degli alberi (Italian Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Marco Mencagli,Marco Nieri

ISBN-10: 882006197X

ISBN-13: 9788820061975

Una fase di tension o malumore, e subito viene voglia di rifugiarsi nel verde in step with ritrovare l'equilibrio e sentirci meglio. Pura suggestione? No, il beneficio è concreto e ha radici profonde nella storia dell'evoluzione. All'estero da anni si conducono ricerche scientifiche sull'impatto che il contatto con l. a. natura ha sulla nostra salute: result in calma e serenità, regolarizza il battito cardiaco, modula los angeles pressione arteriosa, diminuisce l'aggressività, aumenta l'energia, stimola l. a. memoria e le capacità cognitive, alza le difese immunitarie e los angeles nostra capacità di contrastare tumori e malattie. Molti studi sono ancora sconosciuti in Italia, dove invece potremmo fruire facilmente della woodland remedy, grazie al variegato patrimonio di parchi, boschi e giardini. Ma dove andare, quando e in che modo? In questo libro, in step with los angeles prima volta, Marco Mencagli e Marco Nieri, professionisti che da pace lavorano in questo settore, introducono le nuove scoperte scientifiche, spiegano come avviene l'interazione tra piante e organismo e quali effetti può avere sul nostro benessere psicofisico. Dal wooded area bathing al bioenergetic panorama, ci guidano a capire quali attività sono efficaci e come praticarle according to ottenere i massimi risultati; ci aiutano anche a creare un ambiente più sano e confortevole in casa e in ufficio, perché alcune piante purificano l'aria e assorbono gli inquinanti, ci rendono più sereni migliorando il riposo e il buon umore.

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