By Rajib Shaw,Tran Phong,Phong Tran
By Sandra Kynes
Invoke the ability of the ocean and rework Your Life
Purifying, enchanting, and transformative―the sea has lengthy been celebrated for its good looks and mysterious strength. via connecting to the ocean's energies, you could deepen your event of the wildlife and improve your life.
Whether you reside close to or faraway from the coast, Sea Magic takes you on a different voyage of non secular rejuvenation. discover numerous varieties of shells and sea creatures, either genuine and legendary. name upon sea deities and saints to magnify your religious perform, and take a look at a wide range of leisure routines and meditative techniques:
• arrange a sea-themed altar to empower your intentions
• middle your strength with a cosmic ocean-moon meditation and a conch-hand mudra
• unlock feelings with an historical perform referred to as ocean breath to attune to the tides
• Use shells for divination and confident visualization
• decide upon a sea fetch (totem animal) to take you on a shamanic journey
Dive into your internal international of feelings, mind's eye, and creativity―and allow the sea's undying knowledge advisor you in your lifestyles path.
By Jane Whittle
By Lee van der Voo
Gulf Wild — the 1st seafood model in the USA to track each one fish from the ocean to the desk — emerged after grouper, the superstar of fried fish sandwiches, fell off menus as a result of overfishing. the emblem used to be born while the govt. privatized the rights to fish to mend the matter. via traceability, Gulf Wild has met burgeoning customer call for for family, sustainable seafood, promoting in boutique grocers and catapulting grouper from the hamburger bun to the white tablecloth.
But the valuables rights that kept grouper additionally shifted keep an eye on of the fish from public to personal, perpetually altering the connection among wild seafood and the folks that devour it.
Aboard fishing vessels from Alaska to Maine, within eating places of most sensible cooks, and from the halls of Congress, in The Fish Market, journalist Lee van der Voo tells the tale of the folk and locations left at the back of during this period of ocean privatization—a development that now controls greater than half American seafood. Following seafood cash from U.S. docks to Wall highway, she explains the tools that traders, fairness agencies, and seafood landlords have used to catch the upside of the sustainable seafood circulate, and why many folks think in them. She additionally is going behind the curtain of the gradual Fish movement—among holdouts opposed to privatization of the ocean— to teach why they argue shoppers don’t need to purchase sustainability from Wall highway, or make a choice from the surroundings and their fisherman.
By Marc Bekoff,Jane Goodall
By Elizabeth Endicott
By Martin Kennedy
Practical Petrophysics appears to be like at either the foundations and perform of petrophysics in knowing petroleum reservoirs. It concentrates at the instruments and methods in daily use, and addresses every kind of reservoirs, together with unconventionals.
The ebook presents worthy reasons on tips to practice healthy for objective interpretations of petrophysical info, with emphasis on what the interpreter wishes and what's virtually attainable with actual information. Readers aren't restricted to static reservoir houses for enter to volumetrics, because the e-book additionally contains functions resembling reservoir functionality, seismic characteristic, geo-mechanics, resource rock characterization, and more.
- Principles and perform are given equivalent emphasis
- Simple versions and ideas clarify the underlying principles
- Extensive use of up to date, real-life examples
By Paul Heiney
By John E. Reynolds III,Randall S. Wells,Samantha D. Eide
The Bottlenose Dolphin provides for the 1st time a accomplished, colorfully illustrated, and concise evaluate of a species that has involved people for no less than 3,000 years.
After reviewing old myths and legends of the dolphin again to the traditional Greeks and discussing present human attitudes and interactions, the writer replaces myths with facts--up-to-date clinical evaluation of dolphin evolution, habit, ecology, morphology, copy, and genetics--while additionally tackling the tough problems with dolphin conservation and management.
Although finished sufficient to be of serious worth to pros, educators, and scholars, the booklet is written in a way that each one dolphin fanatics will get pleasure from. Randall Wells’s anecdotes interspersed in the course of the paintings supply a first-hand view of dolphin encounters and examine in keeping with 3 a long time operating with them. colour pictures and approximately a hundred black and white illustrations, together with many through National Geographic photographer turn Nicklin, superbly increase the text.
By Sean Patrick Adams
In 1796, famed engineer and architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe toured the coal fields outdoors Richmond, Virginia, stating enthusiastically, "Such a mine of Wealth exists, i feel, nowhere else!" With its plentiful and available deposits, growing to be industries, and community of rivers and ports, Virginia stood poised to function the guts of the younger nation's coal alternate. via the center of the 19th century, even though, Virginia's management within the American coal had thoroughly unraveled whereas Pennsylvania, firstly sluggish to use its gigantic reserves of anthracite and bituminous coal, had turn into the country's top producer.
Sean Patrick Adams compares the political economies of coal in Virginia and Pennsylvania from the overdue eighteenth century during the Civil battle, studying the divergent paths those states took in constructing their abundant coal reserves in the course of a severe interval of yankee industrialization. In either situations, Adams unearths, nation financial guidelines performed an important function. Virginia's failure to take advantage of the wealthy coal fields within the western a part of the nation will be traced to the legislature's overriding hindrance to guard and advertise the pursuits of the agrarian, slaveholding elite of japanese Virginia. Pennsylvania's extra factious legislature enthusiastically embraced a coverage of financial development that ended in the development of an in depth transportation community, a statewide geological survey, and aid for personal funding in its coal fields.
Using coal as a barometer of financial switch, Old Dominion, commercial Commonwealth addresses longstanding questions on North-South financial divergence and the function of nation executive in American business improvement, delivering new insights for either political and monetary historians of nineteenth-century America.