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Troubles With Turtles

Author : Dimitrios Theodossopoulos
ISBN : 1571815961
Genre : Nature
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The people of Vassilikos, farmers and tourist entrepreneurs on the Greek island of Zakynthos, are involved in a bitter environmental dispute concerning the conservation of sea turtles. Against the environmentalists' practices and ideals they set their own culture of relating to the land, cultivation, wild and domestic animals. Written from an anthropological perspective, this book puts forward the idea that a thorough study of indigenous cultures is a fundamental step to understanding conflicts over the environment. For this purpose, the book offers a detailed account of the cultural depth and richness of the human environmental relationship in Vassilikos, focusing on the engagement of its inhabitants with diverse aspects of the local environment, such as animal care, agriculture, tourism and hunting.

Endangered Sea Turtles

Author : Bobbie Kalman
ISBN : 0778718530
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the anatomy, behavior, and life cycle of the eight species of sea turrles, and discusses the reasons they are endangered and conservation efforts.

Schlaft Gut Ihr Fiesen Gedanken

Author : John Green
ISBN : 9783446259171
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Die 16-jährige Aza Holmes hatte ganz sicher nicht vor, sich an der Suche nach dem verschwundenen Milliardär Russell Pickett zu beteiligen. Sie hat genug mit ihren eigenen Sorgen und Ängsten zu kämpfen, die ihre Gedankenwelt zwanghaft beherrschen. Doch als eine Hunderttausend-Dollar-Belohnung auf dem Spiel steht und ihre furchtlose beste Freundin Daisy es kaum erwarten kann, das Geheimnis um Pickett aufzuklären, macht Aza mit. Sie versucht Mut zu beweisen und überwindet durch Daisy nicht nur kleine Hindernisse, sondern auch große Gegensätze, die sie von anderen Menschen trennen. Für Aza wird es ein großes Abenteuer und eine Reise ins Zentrum ihrer Gedankenspirale, der sie zu entkommen versucht.

Boys Life

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.

The History Of The Troubles And Tryal Of The Most Reverend Father In God And Blessed Martyr William Laud Lord Archbishop Of Canterbury

Author : William Laud
ISBN : NKP:1002600436
Genre : Bishops
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Haiku Plus

Author : Ken Hill
ISBN : 9781462024414
Genre : Poetry
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Take this book and toss it out a second story window. Eventually it will reach the ground. It's a law. Throw it at the ground, it will get there sooner then if you open it and cast it out into the wind where it may drift or even float for a time before it reaches the ground. Tear it page by page and give each one to the wind to do what it will do with it. One may be found by someone who will read the words on the page, feel glad they happened upon it and put the poem in their pocket, as another may consider it littering.

So Excellent A Fishe

Author : Archie Fairly Carr
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023698662
Genre : Sea turtles
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The turtle mountain -- Tagging turtles -- Senor Reward Premio -- A hundred turtle eggs -- Arribada -- The way to Isla Meta -- Sea turtles and the future.

The Turtle Pit

Author : Barbara Winningham
ISBN : 9781543482225
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Most grandmas and grandpa have lots of vegetables growing in their gardens. And sometimes have lots of visitors admiring their vegetables. The Turtle Pit tells the story of a baby box turtle who is always getting in troubles. Rowdy B. continually ignores Mama Turtles warnings which lead to him having to pay a price for his mistake. Rowdy B. has many friends who try to keep him out of trouble. His brothers and sisters roam the fields with him, while feasting on the wild strawberries.

Skylar And Papa Life Lessons Learned And Relearned

Author : Ronald B. Schram
ISBN : 9781477236178
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This book, through personal stories written every day for a full year, captures the memories of the author's second grandchild as she experiences life in her formative years. Side by side with his granddaughter's personal journey of learning the lessons of life, the author shares his own experiences of relearning these lessons including nostalgic reflections on his youth. The book tells a personal story of growing love between a granddaughter and her papa.

The Case Of The Green Turtle

Author : Alison Rieser
ISBN : 9781421405797
Genre : Business & Economics
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The journals of early maritime explorers traversing the Atlantic Ocean often describe swarms of sea turtles, once a plentiful source of food. Many populations had been decimated by the 1950s, when Archie Carr and others raised public awareness of their plight. One species, the green turtle, has been the most heavily exploited due to international demand for turtle products, especially green turtle soup. The species has achieved some measure of recovery due to thirty years of conservation efforts, but remains endangered. In The Case of the Green Turtle, Alison Rieser provides an unparalleled look into the way science and conservation interact by focusing on the most controversial aspect of green turtle conservation—farming. While proponents argued that farming green sea turtles would help save them, opponents countered that it encouraged a taste for turtle flesh that would lead to the slaughter of wild stocks. The clash of these viewpoints once riveted the world. Rieser relies on her expertise in ocean ecology, policy, and law to reveal how the efforts to preserve sea turtles changed marine conservation and the way we view our role in the environment. Her study of this early conservation controversy will fascinate anyone who cares about sea turtles or the oceans in which they live.

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