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The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers, and Defenders of the Amazon ...

Susanna B. Hecht, Alexander Cockburn - Nature - 2011 - 408 pages
The Amazon rain forest covers more than five million square kilometers, amid the territories of nine different nations. It represents over half of the planet’s remaining rain ...
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Global warming: understanding the forecast

Andrew Revkin, American Museum of Natural History, Environmental Defense Fund - Science - 1992 - 180 pages
Chronicles changes in the Earth's climate caused by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
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The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon

Monte Reel - History - 2010 - 288 pages
Throughout the centuries, the Amazon has yielded many of its secrets, but it still holds a few great mysteries. In 1996 experts got their first glimpse of one: a lone Indian, a ...
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The Scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost Paradise" of Euclides da Cunha

Susanna B. Hecht - History - 2013 - 600 pages
The fortunes of the late nineteenth century’s imperial and industrial powers depended on a single raw material—rubber—with only one source: the Amazon basin. And so began the ...
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Amazonian Dark Earths: Origin Properties Management

Johannes Lehmann, Dirse C. Kern, Bruno Glaser, William I. Woods - Technology & Engineering - 2007 - 505 pages
Dark Earths are a testament to vanished civilizations of the Amazon Basin, but may also answer how large societies could sustain intensive agriculture in an environment of ...
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Contested Frontiers in Amazonia

Marianne Schmink, Charles H. Wood - Nature - 2013 - 387 pages
Representative works are interpreted in light of the two great political movements of the nineteenth century: the abolition of slavery and the women's rights movement. By ...
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Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the ...

Rita Arditti - History - 1999 - 251 pages
FROM THE BOOK "I want to touch you and kiss you.""You are my mother's sister and only one year older; you must have something of my mother in you." A found child after being ...
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