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Click here to learn more about the National Parks and the issues they currently face: read opinions, journal articles, news sources, view related images and videos, and listen to audio clips and much more on the National Parks. Gale's opposing viewpoints provide a wealth of information on a wide selection of topics.
It's no question that college students can face enormous amounts of stress and often face mental health struggles. Nature Rx posits that spending more time in nature could do a lot to ease students' stress and anxiety. The book discusses the current state of mental health on campuses nationwide, and the potential for nature therapy for students.
Wildfires are an ever present threat in many parts of the country. With wildfire season approaching, use this information packed report from CQ Researcher to stay informed and learn more about what can be done to prevent these disasters. The report covers a wide range of interest and includes supplemental photos an charts. CQ Researcher provides comprehensive reports on many current topics of interest and concern.
Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, and spring and summer can be one of the worst times for them. This sourcebook from Omnigraphics is packed full of information on allergies- the biological processes that trigger allergic reactions, the symptoms they cause, treatment of allergies, and much more. Omnigraphics provides comprehensive sourcebooks on many medical topics as part of the Health Reference series.
Gardening Complete is an exhaustive reference guide and manual on all your gardening needs, whether your a green thumb or someone new to gardening. Several gardening experts discuss different topics from landscape design, planting and growing seasons, pest control, and everything in between. This book also features full color photographs throughout.
Even if you are tight on space, you can make your garden dreams come true with the help of Modern Container Gardening. Isabelle Palmer's book will help you start your own container garden from scratch, and guide you through helping your plants grow and thrive in a small space. This informative and stylish book will give you a step by step guide to getting started, including a list of all the supplies you will need, and advice on which plants will be best for your specific set up.
This book provides a look into world of urban agriculture from several perspectives. Different chapters delve into the history of urban ag, the legislation and politics surrounding it, and the challenges and triumphs of urban farmers today. Cities of Farmers provides a comprehensive, realistic, and optimistic look into the world of urban agriculture.
Author Kevin Espiritu shares his knowledge on growing a garden when you're low on green space. The book covers techniques such as raised beds, and vertical gardens that can help you make the most of the space you have. Packed with information including informative photographs this book is great resource for anyone wanting to start a small garden.
Includes two papers: "Bee Health: Background and Issues for Congress" by Renée Johnson and M. Lynne Corn and "Bee Health: USDA and EPA Should Take Additional Actions for Address Threats to Bee Populations" published by the United States Government Accountability Office.
This book is filled with beautiful, full-color photography of bees found across Australia. It includes information on the various species of Australian bees and their features, along with contextual information about bee populations and their habitats.
Inspired by the Victory Gardens of the World Wars, this beautiful and informative book explains how to provide an environment for pollinators to thrive, and seeks to explain just why these insects are so vital to our environment. Packed full of useful information, ¨how-to"s, and beautiful full color photographs, this book is a great resource for anyone looking to provide a welcoming garden for Pollinators or those who simply want to learn more about them.
This news article featured in the February 25th, 2022 edition of the Toledo Blade describes the perils faced by Chile's honeybee population. Conversations with two beekeepers are featured discussing how drought an pesticides are affecting Chile's honeybee population, and subsequently the Country's agriculture exports.
Gale's Opposing Viewpoints offer a variety of resources- articles, peer reviewed journals, images, videos, and much more on thousands of topics. Click here to see the Opposing viewpoints page on Oceans; explore resources about ocean conservation, global warming, legislation affecting the oceans, and many other topics related to the world's oceans and marine ecosystems.
Featuring the bright and vivid illustrations of fish and marine life by marine biologist and self-taught artist Henry Compton, this book appeals to ocean lovers, art lovers, biology lovers, and even the casual page flipper. Marine biologist David McKee provides scientific context for Compton's work, while art historian Mark Anderson provides insight into the illustrations.
Oceans of Archaeology explores an underappreciated source of historical discovery--the sea floor. Beneath the surface of the oceans are a wealth of unexplored Archeological sites. Ocean's of Archaeology presents some of the amazing discoveries at these sites, and clearly illustrates the need to document and preserve them.
This book discusses the geographic and environmental features of the Great Barrier Reef, the habitats and biological features of the plants and animals that call it home, and the many challenges and threats that the reef faces today. This book is packed with information for those wanting to know more about the Great Barrier Reef, and includes informative photos and diagrams.
Would you like to have flowers that never wilt? Or maybe you love the beauty of cut flowers but they make you sneeze, or you have pet who would make them a snack. Build a Flower will solve your problems by showing you how to craft your own beautiful flowers from paper. This book will show you how to make a variety of delicate paper flowers, step-by step, with helpful images.
Learn how to paint beautiful watercolor flowers with this book by Jill Winch. Perfectly suited for beginners, Painting Flowers offers step-by-step guides to watercolor painting, advice on materials and techniques, and helpful exersices for learning the art of watercolor.
This special issue of LIFE magazine celebrates the beauty and wonder of America's national parks. This issue features stunning, full color images from the parks, accompanied by detailed information on the features and history of each park. Whether you have visited some or all of the parks, or are eager to learn more about them, this issue is a fun read.
Winner of several awards and accolades, this cookbook was inspired by the author's Louisiana hometown and the Cajun recipes she grew up enjoying. Realizing the town she grew up in, Chauvin, LA, will some day be lost to coastal erosion, Martin seeks to preserve its legacy through the recipes and customs of its residents. Part cookbook, part memoir, part urgent warning on climate change, this book is a multi-layered experience.