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Bad Water

Bad Water Author Robert Stolz
ISBN-10 9780822376507
Release 2014-03-12
Pages 288
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Bad Water is a sophisticated theoretical analysis of Japanese thinkers and activists' efforts to reintegrate the natural environment into Japan's social and political thought in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth. The need to incorporate nature into politics was revealed by a series of large-scale industrial disasters in the 1890s. The Ashio Copper Mine unleashed massive amounts of copper, arsenic, mercury, and other pollutants into surrounding watersheds. Robert Stolz argues that by forcefully demonstrating the mutual penetration of humans and nature, industrial pollution biologically and politically compromised the autonomous liberal subject underlying the political philosophy of the modernizing Meiji state. In the following decades, socialism, anarchism, fascism, and Confucian benevolence and moral economy were marshaled in the search for new theories of a modern political subject and a social organization adequate to the environmental crisis. With detailed considerations of several key environmental activists, including Tanaka Shōzō, Bad Water is a nuanced account of Japan's environmental turn, a historical moment when, for the first time, Japanese thinkers and activists experienced nature as alienated from themselves and were forced to rebuild the connections.



Badwater

Badwater Author Clinton McKinzie
ISBN-10 9780440242192
Release 2006
Pages 367
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Special Agent Antonio Burns is struggling to keep out of trouble in order to preserve what is left of his career and to deal with the personal crises and family problems plaguing him, when he is assigned to investigate the death of a young boy in a drowning incident in Badwater, Wyoming, and the tourist who may have been responsible for the death, as well as to cope with the media frenzy that results. 25,000 first printing.



Badwater and Beyond

Badwater and Beyond Author Mike Brooks
ISBN-10 1984195980
Release 2018-01-24
Pages 242
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Mike Brooks began running later in life than most. but has achieved more over the past few decades than most have in their entire lives. In Badwater and Beyond Mike takes us through the highlights of a life lived on trail and road, and gives us a peek at some runners you have probably did not know exist. Badwater 135 miles across Death Valley in July and 491 miles in 10 Days helped Mike raise over $60,000 for childrens' non profits. Plenty of pictures and stories from other runners make for an interesting and fascinating book.



A Few Degrees From Hell

A Few Degrees From Hell Author Scott Ludwig
ISBN-10 9781782550037
Release 2013-04-25
Pages 208
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The Badwater Ultramarathon is commonly referred to as ‘the toughest footrace on the planet.’ In 2003, defending champion Pam Reed, Dean Karnazes and 71 other runners took the ultimate challenge of running 135 miles in California from Badwater to the portals of Mount Whitney. Their journey would take them through the hostile environment of Death Valley and subject them to temperatures ranking among the highest ever recorded on earth. Twenty-five runners tell of their adventures in arguably the absolute toughest of ‘the toughest footrace on the planet’– the good, the bad and yes, the ugly – in this incredible and fascinating compilation. You are certain to gain a respect for the runners you will meet and perhaps an even greater respect for the area known as Death Valley. The runners – who experienced heat exhaustion, dehydration, nausea, blisters, hallucinations, and fatigue during the race – competed in temperatures literally ‘a few degrees from hell.’



Bad Water and Other Stories of the Alaskan Panhandle

Bad Water and Other Stories of the Alaskan Panhandle Author Tom Hunt
ISBN-10 9781625161093
Release 2013-03
Pages 204
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Bad Water and Other Stories of the Alaskan Panhandle is a book of short stories set in southeast Alaska on an archipelago about the size of Florida. There are not many people and most of them live in a few small scattered towns. Some live in the more remote areas of the thousands of miles of coastline and hundreds of backwater bays and coves, making a living at whatever is available. Alaska is a place where geography and weather dictate human behavior, and that could mean eating the same dried beans, rice, deer meat and fish for a good part of the year. With no freeways and little law enforcement (a 911call means contacting the Coast Guard), people must learn to be self-sufficient, especially in times of emergencies. Sometimes people make their own solutions to solve problems. If a solution doesn't work and you're still alive, it's time to try another! The folks that live in this remote part of Alaska do whatever it takes to make it work. There's a freedom that can't be had in civilization, but the price is high. These are their stories.



Badwater

Badwater Author Toni Dwiggins
ISBN-10
Release 2011-08-09
Pages 315
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** Danger in the Desert ** Forensic geologists Cassie Oldfield and Walter Shaws embark on a perilous hunt--tracking a terrorist who has stolen radioactive material that is hotter than the desert in August. He threatens to release it in America's most fragile national park, Death Valley. But first he must stop the geologists who are closing in. As the hunt turns dangerous, Cassie and Walter will need grit along with their field skills to survive this case. For they are up against more than pure human malice. The unstable atom--in the hands of an unstable man--is governed by Murphy's Law. Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong. And it does. Keywords:private investigator mystery thriller, outdoor action adventure, desert hiking heat canyon, women sleuths, police procedurals, female protagonist, forensic mystery, environmental forensics fiction, mystery series, technothriller, geology, science thriller



Opportunity Montana

Opportunity  Montana Author Brad Tyer
ISBN-10 9780807003305
Release 2013-03-26
Pages 248
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A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled landscape. The son of an engineer who reclaimed wastewater, Tyer was looking for a pristine river to call his own. What he found instead was a century’s worth of industrial poison clotting the Clark Fork River, a decades-long engineering project to clean it up, and a forgotten town named Opportunity. At the turn of the nineteenth century, Montana exploited the richest copper deposits in the world, fueling the electric growth of twentieth-century America and building some of the nation’s most outlandish fortunes. The toxic by-product of those fortunes—what didn’t spill into the river—was dumped in Opportunity. In the twenty-first century, Montana’s draw is no longer metal but landscape: the blue-ribbon trout streams and unspoiled wilderness of the nation’s “last best place.” To match reality to the myth, affluent exurbanites and well-meaning environmentalists are trying to restore the Clark Fork River to its “natural state.” In the process, millions of tons of toxic soils are being removed and dumped—once again—in Opportunity. As Tyer investigates Opportunity’s history, he wrestles with questions of environmental justice and the ethics of burdening one community with an entire region’s waste. Stalled at the intersection of a fading extractive economy and a fledgling restoration boom, Opportunity’s story is a secret history of the American Dream and a key to understanding the country’s—and increasingly the globe’s—demand for modern convenience. As Tyer explores the degradations of the landscape, he also probes the parallel emotional geography of familial estrangement. Part personal history and part reportorial narrative, Opportunity, Montana is a story of progress and its price: of copper and water, of father and son, and of our attempts to redeem the mistakes of the past. From the Hardcover edition.



Karma Gone Bad

Karma Gone Bad Author Jenny Feldon
ISBN-10 9781402284229
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 336
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Made in America. Outsourced to India. At Home with Herself? A charming yet honest memoir of one Upper West side housewife who finds herself saying good-bye to Starbucks and all her notions of "home" when she and her husband are outsourced to Hyderabad. Jenny Feldon imagined life in India as a glitzy yoga whirlwind. Instead she found buffalo-related traffic jams. Jenny struggled to fight the depression, bitterness, and anger as her sense of self and her marriage began to unravel. And it was all India's fault—wasn't it? Equally frustrating, revealing, and amusing, this is the true story of an accidental housewife trapped in the third world.



The Temporary Tattoo Treasury

The Temporary Tattoo Treasury Author Anita Rattigan
ISBN-10 1845433718
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 96
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Do you love fun and new body art designs, but don't want a lifetime tattoo commitment? There's an easier way to get the new look you've seen on TV and in the movies. Now you can feel cool, look cute or be glamorous with any design you want. The Temporary Tattoo Directory for Girls has all the transfers you need to wear a different design every day of the week.The Temporary Tattoo Directory for Girls includes 100 high-quality, long-lasting transfers in the ten most popular styles. Whether you want a tribal design, scary tattoo or something delicate and feminine, there are so many to choose from. You'll love the explanations of each tattoo, giving you the symbolism and meaning behind every design. Complete with flash drawings and colour photography, this book is your one-stop-shop for needle-free body art.About the authorAnita Naik is a UK based freelance writer and the author of numerous books for the adult and teenage market. She writes regularly on the subjects of health, sex, relationships and lifestyle, and was previously the agony aunt on Just 17, More, B and TV Quick magazines.



The Case Against Fluoride

The Case Against Fluoride Author Paul H. Connett
ISBN-10 9781603582872
Release 2010
Pages 372
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Argues that the fluoridation of the American water system is both unnecessary and dangerous.



Dirty Water

Dirty Water Author Bill Sharpsteen
ISBN-10 9780520944756
Release 2010-01-05
Pages 288
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Dirty Water is the riveting story of how Howard Bennett, a Los Angeles schoolteacher with a gift for outrageous rhetoric, fought pollution in Santa Monica Bay--and won. The story begins in 1985, when many scientists considered the bay to be one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world. The insecticide DDT covered portions of the sea floor. Los Angeles discharged partially treated sewage into its waters. Lifeguards came down with mysterious illnesses. And Howard Bennett happily swam in it every morning. By accident, Bennett learned that Los Angeles had applied for a waiver from the Clean Water Act to continue discharging sewage into the bay. Incensed that he had been swimming in dirty water, Bennett organized oddball coalition to orchestrate stunts such as wrapping brown ribbon around LA's city hall and issuing Dirty Toilet Awards to chastise the city's administration. This is the fast-paced story of how this unusual cast of characters created an environmental movement in Los Angeles that continues to this day with the nationally recognized Heal the Bay. Character-driven, compelling, and uplifting, Dirty Water tells how even the most polluted water can be cleaned up-by ordinary people.



Badwater self guiding auto tour

Badwater self guiding auto tour Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:18902111
Release 1968
Pages 15
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Badwater self guiding auto tour has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Badwater self guiding auto tour also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Badwater self guiding auto tour book for free.



Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records

Iran to America Running 1001 Marathons Journey from Badwater to Mount Everest Seven Continents to World Records Author Parvaneh Moayedi
ISBN-10 9781365636288
Release 2017-02-16
Pages
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Experience Parvaneh’s memories, stories, history, geography, ancestors, culture, tradition, beliefs, customs, practices, rituals and morals. Travel with Parvaneh as she runs marathons on all seven continents. Run across the Mojave Desert during summer to reach Badwater Ultramarathon finish line. Sail to Antarctica on a Cold War Soviet Spy Ship to run a marathon on white continent. Summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa and Dive the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Overnight at Mount Everest base camp and then run the world’s highest marathon. Witness breathtaking mountains and waterfalls in South America through her eyes. Absorb the enchanting cultures in Asia and hike the rugged Swiss Alps. Discover Parvaneh’s motivation to conquer the most difficult challenges in the world. Explore Parvaneh’s childhood and the intrigue of her ancestral past. Be immersed in Persian history, geography, traditions, beliefs and customs. Be inspired by embracing the unique gift of life during its darkest moments.



Dirty Water

Dirty Water Author Sally Gunning
ISBN-10 0671017365
Release 1998
Pages 288
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Taking a second stab at marital bliss, Pete and Connie Bartholomew receive a phone call from the police chief of the Massachusetts island where they are spending their honeymoon, alerting them to a sex scandal and murder back home. Original.



Dirty Water

Dirty Water Author Mary-Ann Tirone Smith
ISBN-10 0977624021
Release 2008
Pages 245
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An abandoned baby is found in the clubhouse at Fenway Park. The nurses at Deaconess name him Ted Williams, what else? A promising minor league pitcher goes missing. A player agent is caught up in a web of blackmail. A woman's body turns up in the Back Bay fens. Enter Rocky Patel, Boston Homicide Detective First Grade, ordered to connect the dots. And joining him out of left field, an anonymous blogger who knows too much.



Water War in the Klamath Basin

Water War in the Klamath Basin Author Holly D. Doremus
ISBN-10 1597268801
Release 2008-04-30
Pages 280
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In the drought summer of 2001, a simmering conflict between agricultural and environmental interests in southern Oregon’s Upper Klamath Basin turned into a guerrilla war of protests, vandalism, and apocalyptic rhetoric when the federal Bureau of Reclamation shut down the headgates of the Klamath Project to conserve water needed by endangered species. This was the first time in U.S. history that the headgates of a federal irrigation project were closed—and irrigators denied the use of their state water rights—in favor of conservation. Farmers mounted a brief rebellion to keep the water flowing, but ultimately conceded defeat. In Water War in the Klamath Basin, legal scholars Holly Doremus and A. Dan Tarlock examine the genesis of the crisis and its fallout, offering a comprehensive review of the event, the history leading up to it, and the lessons it holds for anyone seeking to understand conflicts over water use in the arid West. The authors focus primarily on the legal institutions that contributed to the conflict—what they call “the accretion of unintegrated resource management and environmental laws” that make environmental protection so challenging, especially in politically divided regions with a long-standing history of entitlement-based resource allocation. Water War in the Klamath Basin explores common elements fundamental to natural resource conflicts that must be overcome if conflicts are to be resolved. It is a fascinating look at a topic of importance for anyone concerned with the management, use, and conservation of increasingly limited natural resources.



A Civil Action

A Civil Action Author Jonathan Harr
ISBN-10 9780307804785
Release 2011-08-10
Pages 512
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This true story of an epic courtroom showdown, where two of the nation's largest corporations were accused of causing the deaths of children from water contamination, was a #1 national bestseller and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Described as “a page-turner filled with greed, duplicity, heartache, and bare-knuckle legal brinksmanship by The New York Times, A Civil Action is the searing, compelling tale of a legal system gone awry—one in which greed and power fight an unending struggle against justice. Yet it is also the story of how one man can ultimately make a difference. Representing the bereaved parents, the unlikeliest of heroes emerges: a young, flamboyant Porsche-driving lawyer who hopes to win millions of dollars and ends up nearly losing everything, including his sanity. With an unstoppable narrative power reminiscent of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, A Civil Action is an unforgettable reading experience that will leave the reader both shocked and enlightened. A Civil Action was made into a movie starring John Travolta and Robert Duvall. From the Trade Paperback edition.