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Conserving Biodiversity in Arid Regions: Best Practices in Developing Nations

J. Lemons, Reginald Victor, Daniel Schaffer - Nature - 2003 - 497 pages
On the eve of the World Summit for Sustainable Development (WSSD), held in autumn 2002 in Johannesburg, South Africa, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan recommended ...
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory: The First Fifty Years

Leland Johnson, Daniel Schaffer - History - 1994 - 270 pages
Leland Johnson and Daniel Schaffer begin their narrative in 1943 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built ORNL in the hills of East Tennessee to produce plutonium for atomic ...
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Science & Islam: A History

Ehsan Masood - Religion - 2009 - 246 pages
From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the ...
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How do you know?: reading Ziauddin Sardar on Islam, science and cultural ...

Ziauddin Sardar, Ehsan Masood - Religion - 2006 - 349 pages
How Do You Know? brings together in one volume the selected writings of author, cultural commentator, broadcaster, and critic, Zia Sardar. One of the United Kingdom's leading ...
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TWAS at 20: A History of the Third World Academy of Sciences

Daniel Schaffer - 2005 - 200 pages
For the past 20 years, the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has been at the forefront of efforts to promote science and science-based developments in the developing world ...
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The Great Invention: The Story of GDP and the Making and Unmaking of the ...

Ehsan Masood - Business & Economics - 2016 - 352 pages
The fascinating story of one of the twentieth-century's most influential and dangerously addictive ideas, told through the lives of those who invented it. The world’s principal ...
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Swarm Intelligence: From Natural to Artificial Systems

Eric Bonabeau, Marco Dorigo, Guy Theraulaz - Computers - 1999 - 307 pages
In particular, these designs are an exciting approach to the tremendous growth of complexity in software and information. Swarm Intelligence draws on up-to-date research from ...
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The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World

Bjørn Lomborg - Business & Economics - 2001 - 515 pages
Challenges widely held beliefs regarding the current environmental situation, discussing why there is cause for optimism and the need to prioritize resources to address problems.
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Galapagos, a Natural History

Michael Hume Jackson - History - 1993 - 315 pages
Twenty thousand copies of the first edition of Galà pagos were sold. An attractive and comprehensive guidebook, this work has been completely revised and updated by the author ...
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