2016-11-25T08:00:00Z Biodiversity observation systems are almost everywhere inadequate to meet local, national and international (treaty) obligations. As a result of alarmingly rapid declines in biodiversity in the modern era, there is a strong, worldwide desire to upgrade our monitoring systems, but little clarity on what is actually needed and how it can be assembled from the elements...[Read More]
336 pages , Pan Australia , 2007-11-10 Comedian Tony Martin has strip-mined his often unremarkable life to tell sixteen small tales fraught with laughter and detail. Choosing to ignore his many dubious achievements in the world of Australian show business (Martin/Molloy, The Late Show, a short-lived but torrid affair with Sharon on Kath & Kim), New Zealand-born Martin in...[Read More]
376 pages , Loose Leaf Stories , 2014-01-02 Xartasia is still out there somewhere, with the Devourers by her side and some design that Maeve can only guess at. She has pled their case, but the Alliance isn't listening to rumors and ghost stories of monsters more than a hundred years gone. So it falls to Maeve, Logan and the crew of the Blue Phoenix to stop Xartasia. But ...[Read More]
300 pages , Potomac Books, Inc. , 2012-02-01 Gun ownership has long been a hot-button topic in the United States, and the National Rifle Association has the reputation of being an organization of primarily politically conservative members. American Shooter provides a unique look at gun ownership, handgun bans, shooting sports, and the controversy over how to interpret th...[Read More]
158 pages , Berghahn Books , 2011-12-30 Technologies of the allied warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, such as remote-controlled drones and night vision goggles, allow the user to "virtualize" human targets. This coincides with increased civilian casualties and a perpetuation of the very insecurity these technologies are meant to combat. This concise volume of research and ...[Read More]
2017-01-16T08:00:00Z This is a book about the scientific process and how you apply it to data in ecology. You will learn how to plan for data collection, how to assemble data, how to analyze data and finally how to present the results. The book uses Microsoft Excel and the powerful Open Source R program to carry out data handling as well as producing graphs.
240 pages , Routledge , 2005-07-05 Does violence on TV lead to violent behaviour? How can parents influence children’s viewing? Fears over the effect of television on children have been around since it was invented. The recent explosion in the number of channels and new multimedia entertainment lends a new urgency to the discussion. This completely revised second editi...[Read More]
225 pages , Manchester University Press , 1998-10-15 Truffaut shot to fame in 1959 with his first film Les 400 Coups, a semi-autobiographical narrative shot in the low-budget neo-realist style of the emerging Nouvelle Vague. He went on to make twenty-three films in twenty-six years, films which have entertained, provoked debate and caused controversy. This fresh appraisa...[Read More]