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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 North Pole was here: puzzles and perils at the top of the world

Andrew Revkin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 128 pages
Discover the North Pole and the arctic ice that covers the ocean water there. Learn about historical expeditions, and the recent one the author joined and where these chapters ...
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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 planetís remaining rain ...
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The World Is Burning: Murder in the Rain Forest

Alex Shoumatoff - Business & Economics - 1991 - 379 pages
Retracing the events that led to the murder of environmental activist Chico Mendes, the author describes the crime that brought home the environmental tragedy of Brazil's ...
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Marina Silva: Defending Rainforest Communities in Brazil

Ziporah Hildebrandt - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 112 pages
A vital biography for young readers of a courageous Brazilian woman dedicated to saving the Amazon rainforest.
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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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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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