By Euijune Kim,Brian H. S. Kim
By Euijune Kim,Brian H. S. Kim
By Pablo Hermoso Mendoza,Antoine MARTIN
By Roger Frison-Roche
By Adam Corner,Jamie Clarke
By Sylvia Taylor,Renée Saklikar
A wealthy and various tapestry weaving jointly the numerous voices, narratives, abilities, and abilities of girls up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who dedicate their lives and careers to the sea.
Beckoned by way of the Sea celebrates coastal girls from northern BC to northern California who paintings on or with the ocean. The twenty-four girls featured during this inspiring and engaging ebook symbolize numerous industries—from conservation, advertisement fishing, and marine biology to defense and rescue, tourism, and the arts.
Weaving jointly components of social heritage, tradition, geography, and environmentalism, writer Sylvia Taylor attracts on in-depth interviews, meticulous learn, and her personal event as a deckhand on a advertisement fishing boat. Beckoned via the Sea investigates the myriad ways that ladies have contributed to the marine industries that maintain the folk and form the tradition of North America’s west coast—and finds how the ocean itself has touched the lives of those ladies by means of giving them not only a livelihood yet an unlimited resource of notion and private fulfillment.
By William B. Meyer,Dylan M.T. Guss
This booklet pulls jointly significant evaluations of latest makes an attempt to give an explanation for nature-society kinfolk in an environmentally deterministic manner. After defining key words, it stories the historical past of environmental determinism’s upward thrust and fall inside geography within the early 20th century. It discusses the most important purposes for the doctrine’s rejection and offers substitute, non-deterministic frameworks built inside geography for interpreting the jobs performed by means of the surroundings in human affairs. The authors research the increase in fresh a long time of neo-deterministic methods to such concerns because the demarcation of areas, the explanations of civilizational cave in in prehistory, today’s globally asymmetric styles of human wellbeing and fitness, and the implications of human-induced weather swap. In every one case, the authors draw at the insights and methods of geography, the educational self-discipline such a lot conversant with the interactions of society and setting, to problem the frequent reputation that such ways have gained. The publication will entice these engaged on human-environmental examine, foreign improvement and international coverage initiatives.
By Carl S. Chavez
"Bodie, the very sound of that identify inspires photographs of "The undesirable guy From Bodie", a coarse and tumble existence, and the cruel weather of a gold mine boomtown of the early West. yet to a tender park ranger and his spouse, clean out of faculty, and with a baby at the approach, it was once an intimidating starting to a 32-year occupation with California division of Parks and Recreation.
A PATHWAY via PARKS follows the profession of Ranger Carl S. Chavez and his kin as they commute the size and breadth of California from the ghost city of Bodie nation ancient Park to the mountains and shorelines of Southern California. every one new task brings new adventures and demanding situations as Ranger Chavez promotes up the profession ladder to positions at the imperative Coast of California, the Sierra Nevada and eventually to the redwoods of Northern California at Humboldt Redwoods nation Park.
Career judgements has to be made which bring about development, "out of the field", and into the administration ranks of local and department Headquarters. but even those alterations don't regulate the chance for tales and stories of humor and tragedy, pleasure and sorrow, experience and regimen, and the good fortune and failure that many readers will realize of their personal lives. a person who has retired from the group, despite profession, can have stories like these present in A PATHWAY via PARKS.
The author's studies will supply all those that love the good outdoor and luxuriate in our parks and forests a unprecedented, within glimpse, not just of the internal workings of park operations, but in addition, of family members lifestyles dwelling in parks.
By Tyra A. Olstad
By Frank D. Stacey,Subir K. Banerjee,Frank Stacey