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Nature conservation & vegetation management in Queensland
 
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Lecture on nature conservation and vegetation management in Queensland, Australia, delivered during a course on environmental regulation at the University of Queensland on 28 April 2016.
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Environmental Impact Assessment - Analyzing Benefits and Actions (Examrace)
 
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Dr. Manishika Jain in this lecture explains the concept of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and difference between EIA and Strategic EIA. Tool to identify environmental, social and economic impacts of a project prior to decision-making – UNEP In India, Started in 1978-79 by river valley projects EIA has now been made mandatory under the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 for 29 categories of developmental activities that involves investments of Rs. 50 crores & more EIA – Definition @0:07 Stages Involved in EIA @4:51 Which Projects fall under EIA? @6:16 What to Address? @7:59 Benefits of EIA @9:19 Procedure @10:12 Follow Up @11:56 Polluter’s Pay Principle @12:07 Precautionary Principle @12:24 Strategic EIA @13:24 Environment Impact Assessment @14:09 Strategic Environment Assessment @14:19 #Implementation #Effluents #Concentration #Hazardous #Cumulatively #Screening #Compliance #Enforcement #Developmental #Investments #Manishika #Examrace Stages Involved in EIA Screening Scoping Assessment & Evaluation Report EIA: Non-technical summary for the general audience Review EIS Decision Making: Whether to approve project or not Monitoring, Compliance, Enforcement Environmental Auditing Which projects fall under EIA? Which can significantly alter the landscape, land use pattern & lead to concentration of working population Which need upstream development activity like assured mineral and forest products supply Which need downstream industrial process development Those involving manufacture, handling and use of hazardous materials Those sited near ecologically sensitive areas, urban centers, hill resorts, places of scientific and religious importance Industrial Estates which could cumulatively cause significant environmental damage What to Address? Meteorology and air quality Hydrology and water quality Site and its surroundings Occupational safety and health Details of the treatment and disposal of effluents and the methods of alternative uses Transportation of raw material and details of material handling Control equipment and measures proposed to be adopted Benefits of EIA Environmental benefits Economic benefits Reduced cost and time of project implementation and design Avoided treatment Clean-up costs Impacts of laws and regulations Procedure Follow Up Precautionary Principle: If an action or policy has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public, or environment, in the absence of scientific consensus, the burden of proof falls on those taking the action. Part of Rio Declaration & Kyoto Protocol. Polluter’s Pay Principle: To make the party responsible for producing pollution responsible for paying for the damage done to the natural environment. Support from OECD and European Community. Strategic EIA Formalized, systematic & comprehensive process to identify & evaluate environmental consequences of proposed policies, plans or programs Ensure full inclusion Address at earliest possible stage of decision-making on a par with economic & social considerations Can be applied to entire sector For NET Paper 1 material refer - http://www.examrace.com/CBSE-UGC-NET/CBSE-UGC-NET-FlexiPrep-Program/Postal-Courses/Examrace-CBSE-UGC-NET-Paper-I-Series.htm Examrace is number 1 education portal for competitive and scholastic exam like UPSC, NET, SSC, Bank PO, IBPS, NEET, AIIMS, JEE and more. We provide free study material, exam & sample papers, information on deadlines, exam format etc. Our vision is to provide preparation resources to each and every student even in distant corders of the globe. Dr. Manishika Jain served as visiting professor at Gujarat University. Earlier she was serving in the Planning Department, City of Hillsboro, Hillsboro, Oregon, USA with focus on application of GIS for Downtown Development and Renewal. She completed her fellowship in Community-focused Urban Development from Colorado State University, Colorado, USA. For more information - https://www.examrace.com/About-Examrace/Company-Information/Examrace-Authors.html
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2008 Excellence in Surface Mining Awards (Active Mining)
 
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2008 Excellence in Surface Mining Awards (Active Mining) - Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement 2008 - Publication VID-008 - Editor's note: Mines are located in IL, IN, TX, WV, and WY (Las Vegas, NV) Eight coal mine operations in five states gained top honors in the annual competition overseen by the US Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM). The coal mining companies and their employees were recognized at an awards luncheon hosted by the National Mining Association. "These awards recognize the highest achievements in innovative techniques, reforestation, preparing mined land for long term agricultural use and building enduring community infrastructure" OSM Director Brent Wahlquist said. "All of the entries demonstrated a commitment to the environment and the coal field community," he continued "which is especially important as nearly half of our electricity comes from coal.
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Montana from Above - Our Best 5 Amazing Locations from Bitterroot Mountains to Polson (HD)
 
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Montana state - aka Big Sky Country, The Treasure State, Land of the Shining Mountains, The Last Best Place. Visit Libby Dam, Kalispell & Whitefish Mountains. An HD aerial experience - full-length Episode journey of 'The World From Above HD.' Great if you plan to visit or if you want to learn about Montana. Subscribe at http://www.youtube.com/user/worldfromaboveHD?sub_confirmation=1
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Making groundwater visible
 
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In this webinar we show you how the Bureau's Groundwater Information Suite improves the visibility of this vital resource using comprehensive, nationally consistent groundwater information from across Australia. Groundwater is a major source of water for many urban and rural communities, as well as industry and agriculture—in some places it is the only source. Groundwater also sustains many rivers and wetlands in dry periods. Groundwater is a largely hidden resource and is much harder to measure.
Duskmeadow | Critical Role RPG Show Episode 57
 
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Check out our store for official Critical Role merch: https://goo.gl/BhXLst Catch Critical Role live Thursdays at 7PM PT on Alpha and Twitch: Alpha: https://goo.gl/c4ZsBj Twitch: https://goo.gl/D9fsrS Listen to the Critical Role podcast: https://goo.gl/jVwPBr The battle weary group return to Vasselheim, as Vax brings himself face to face with the Raven Queen. You can pick up a Critical Role poster AND shirt at http://shop.geekandsundry.com Thanks to Loot Crate! Standard Crate: http://bit.ly/Lootcrate_CriticalRole DX Crate: http://bit.ly/LootcrateDX_CritRole For more RPGs we love, go to http://bit.ly/GS_RPG Huge (incredible) thanks to http://twitter.com/argentumlupine for captioning the episode! Thanks to @CRTranscript and all the #critters for closed captions Visit us on http://geekandsundry.com Subscribe to Geek and Sundry: http://goo.gl/B62jl Join our community at: http://geekandsundry.com/community Twitter: http://twitter.com/geekandsundry Facebook: http://facebook.com/geekandsundry Instagram: http://instagram.com/geekandsundry Google+: https://plus.google.com/+GeekandSundry/
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MASHINKY Gameplay - SIGNAL WORK & IRON FOUNDRY - Tycoon Trains Simulator/Railroad Tycoon #2
 
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Mashinky is a strategy game where the goal is to build your own transport empire on a procedurally generated map. Like a cross between Transport Fever, Railroad tycoon, Train simulator & Open TTD! Enjoy :-) ➤Please consider supporting my Channel through Patreon: - http://www.patreon.com/Biffa2001 ➤Where to FOLLOW Me: - Indie Games: https://www.youtube.com/biffa2001 - Minecraft Videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/BiffaPlays - Twitter: @biffa2001 - Livestream: http://www.twitch.tv/biffa2001 ➤Mashinky: http://www.mashinky.com/ ➤Mashinky Playlist: https://goo.gl/jHUXfo ➤Mashinky Description: Description: Independent strategy video game created by Jan Zelený. The combination of procedurally generated challenges, realistic graphics and board-game-like straightforward rules. It is a challenging business simulation game with everything around cargo delivery. The player acts as a entrepreneur in control of a transport company. He needs to lay tracks on a difficult terrain, invent and buy new vehicles, project routes and compete against economical rules to make as much profit by transporting passengers and various cargo types as possible to beat other players score around the world. History: I loved to play all these tycoon games in my childhood and have no similar opportunity in these days. I started at university with procedurally generated landscapes, covered by simulated ecosystems with procedurally generated L-system vegetation. Having working landscape generator / renderer, I experimented with board game rules and simple terrain chunks to achieve combination of old fasion isometric game and fully 3D realistic environment. Extending my diploma thesis, I realise that there is a potential and since then, I worked hard to deliver the best game I could even imagine... Features: - Procedurally generated landscapes full of business opportunities, industry, towns. - Two modes: Isometric schematic construction view and 3D realistic mode for taking a ride in one of your transport vehicle. - Support for moders, customizable industries, vehicles, landscape types, vegetation etc. - 7 eras from steam age to modern maglev trains. Many research paths, building upgrades, stop customisation. Mashinky is a strategy game created by Jan Zeleny. The goal is to build your own transport imperium on a procedurally generated map. The game is unique combination of realistic graphics combined with an isometric construction mode and board-like game rules. A challenging business simulation game with everything cargo delivery can require. - Experience the addictive gameplay on an isometric grid based map where every change of a traffic layout is a rewarding puzzle. - Enjoy a realistic 3D landscape, ride one of your trains or just get mesmerized by the things you have built. - Invent new vehicles or buildings, extend or customize your transport imperium. Choose your own strategy based on current world opportunities. - See the evolutionary historic moments and grow your business through the ages. From simple steam to modern railways. From wood to superconductors. The player is an entrepreneur running his own transport company. He needs to lay tracks on a difficult terrain, invent and build new vehicles, define routes and compete against economy itself to make as much profit as possible. By transporting passengers and cargo. Inspired by the famous games from the 90s and especially by Chris Sawyer's Transport Tycoon. Mashinky aims to combine the best from 3D visualisation and addictiveness of the isometric gameplay. It all takes place on a procedurally generated world that acts as a sandbox with endless possibilities. Finding the best strategy is never the same. Every game is different. It's up to you to find the best opportunities, invent the most fitting vehicles, expand industries and improve your stations. It is up to you to adapt to the challenge.
Talents, Incorporated by Murray Leinster, read by Phil Chenevert, complete unabridged audiobook00
 
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Unabridged audio book - Genre(s): Science Fiction Talents, Incorporated by Murray Leinster (1896 - 1975) Bors felt as if he'd been hit over the head. This was ridiculous! He'd planned and carried out the destruction of that warship because the information of its existence and location was verified by a magnetometer. But, if he'd known how the information had been obtained--if he'd known it had been guessed at by a discharged spaceport employee, and a paranoid personality, and a man who used a hazel twig or something similar--if he'd known that, he'd never have dreamed of accepting it. He'd have dismissed it flatly! (Summary from the Gutenberg text) Read by: Mark Nelson Book Coordinator: Mark Nelson Meta Coordinator: TriciaG Proof Listener: TriciaG 00:00:00 Chapter 1 00:40:09 Chapter 2 01:05:12 Chapter 3 01:26:13 Chapter 4 02:08:00 Chapter 5 02:36:15 Chapter 6 03:09:21 Chapter 7 03:36:14 Chapter 8 04:03:06 Chapter 9 04:34:31 Chapter 10 05:00:48 Chapter 11 05:21:02 Chapter 12 Running Time: 06:05:31 Murray Leinster playlist -» http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLG03REJaYO-mSxPZUv5X4NfCqJJziM0U Audio Recording © courtesy of Librivox This video: © Copyright 2013. PublicAudioLibrary. All Rights Reserved.
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Here be Dragons 2018: Track A
 
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Sea monsters such as the kraken, prister, and rosmarus indicated uncharted territory on elaborate new maps of the world in medieval times. Despite many advances in mapping technology and data acquisition in the last 500 years, our ocean remains largely uncharted and poorly understood. Here be Dragons convened explorers, innovators, artists, scientists, and storytellers to identify the uncharted territories that still exist in ocean exploration and storytelling. In response, MIT students will work with explorers to develop and present collaborative projects to deploy new and emerging technologies in the field that address gaps in our understanding and sharing of the ocean. Select proposals will be funded for Rapid Field Deployments. In collaboration with the National Geographic Society and New England Aquarium. Find the full program and more information at: https://www.media.mit.edu/events/here-be-dragons/ License: CC-BY-4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)
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Four-Day Planet by H. Beam Piper
 
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Fenris isn't a hell planet, but it's nobody's bargain. With 2,000-hour days and an 8,000-hour year, it alternates blazing heat with killing cold. A planet like that tends to breed a special kind of person: tough enough to stay alive and smart enough to make the best of it. When that kind of person discovers he's being cheated of wealth he's risked his life for, that kind of planet is ripe for revolution. Chapter 1. The Ship From Terra - 00:00 Chapter 2. Reporter Working - 26:28 Chapter 3. Bottom Level - 50:00 Chapter 4. Main City Level - 1:09:38 Chapter 5. Meeting Out Of Order - 1:29:25 Chapter 6. Elementary My Dear Kivelson - 1:50:33 Chapter 7. Aboard The Javelin - 2:07:03 Chapter 8. Practice, 50mm Gun - 2:23:09 Chapter 9. Monster Killing - 2:40:15 Chapter 10. Mayday, Mayday - 2:53:16 Chapter 11. Darkness and Cold - 3:10:26 Chapter 12. Castaways Working - 3:25:41 Chapter 13. The Beacon Light - 3:37:34 Chapter 14. The Rescue - 3:48:23 Chapter 15. Vigilantes - 4:00:36 Chapter 16. Civil War Postponed - 4:23:41 Chapter 17. Tallow-Wax Fire - 4:38:42 Chapter 18. The Treason of Bish Ware - 4:57:24 Chapter 19. Masks Off - 5:15:43 Chapter 20. Finale - 5:47:41
Views: 2040 Audiobooks Unleashed
What is CONSTRUCTED WETLAND? What does CONSTRUCTED WETLAND mean? CONSTRUCTED WETLAND meaning
 
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What is CONSTRUCTED WETLAND? What does CONSTRUCTED WETLAND mean? CONSTRUCTED WETLAND meaning - CONSTRUCTED WETLAND definition - CONSTRUCTED WETLAND explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. A constructed wetland (CW) is an artificial wetland created for the purpose of treating anthropogenic discharge such as municipal or industrial wastewater, or stormwater runoff. It may also be created for land reclamation after mining, refineries, or other ecological disturbances such as required mitigation for natural areas lost to land development. Constructed wetlands are engineered systems that use natural functions of vegetation, soil, and organisms to treat different water streams. Depending on the type of wastewater that has to be treated the system has to be adjusted accordingly which means that pre- or post-treatments might be necessary. Constructed wetlands can be designed to emulate the features of natural wetlands, such as acting as a biofilter or removing sediments and pollutants such as heavy metals from the water. Some constructed wetlands may also serve as a habitat for native and migratory wildlife, although that is usually not their main purpose. The two main types of constructed wetlands are subsurface flow and surface flow wetlands. The planted vegetation plays a role in contaminant removal but the filter bed, consisting usually of a combination of sand and gravel, has an equally important role to play. Many terms are used to denote constructed wetlands, such as reed beds, soil infiltration beds, constructed treatment wetlands, treatment wetlands, etc. Beside "engineered" wetlands, the terms of "man-made" or "artificial" wetlands are often found as well. A biofilter has some similarities with a constructed wetland, but is usually without plants. However, the term of constructed wetlands can also be used to describe restored and recultivated land that was destroyed in the past through draining and converting into farmland, or mining. Ponds for wastewater treatment or water purification are not considered as constructed wetlands. They are referred to as stabilization ponds or treatment ponds, respectively. A constructed wetland is an engineered sequence of water bodies designed to filter and treat waterborne pollutants found in sewage, industrial effluent or storm water runoff. Constructed wetlands are used for wastewater treatment or for greywater treatment, and can be incorporated into an ecological sanitation approach. They can be used after a septic tank for primary treatment, in order to separate the solids from the liquid effluent. Some CW designs however do not use upfront primary treatment. Vegetation in a wetland provides a substrate (roots, stems, and leaves) upon which microorganisms can grow as they break down organic materials. This community of microorganisms is known as the periphyton. The periphyton and natural chemical processes are responsible for approximately 90 percent of pollutant removal and waste breakdown. The plants remove about seven to ten percent of pollutants, and act as a carbon source for the microbes when they decay. Different species of aquatic plants have different rates of heavy metal uptake, a consideration for plant selection in a constructed wetland used for water treatment. Constructed wetlands are of two basic types: subsurface flow and surface flow wetlands. Many regulatory agencies list treatment wetlands as one of their recommended "best management practices" for controlling urban runoff.
Views: 2150 The Audiopedia
Your Forces & How to Use Them ~ Volume 2 by Prentice Mulford
 
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Support New Wellness Living and this 'New Thought Series': Via Paypal: paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=PQRGZ58MG9EDA A Supreme Power and Wisdom governs the Universe. The Supreme Mind is measureless, and pervades endless space. The Supreme Wisdom, Power and Intelligence is in everything that exists from the atom to the planet. The Supreme Power and Wisdom is more than in everything. The Supreme Mind is everything. The Supreme Mind is every atom of the mountain, the sea, the tree, the bird, the animal, the man, the woman. The Supreme Wisdom cannot be understood by man or by beings superior to man. Works by Prentice Mulford include: Thoughts Are Things Your Forces and How to Use Them The Gift of Understanding Gift of Spirit (1917 2nd revised ed.) Thought Forces: Essays Selected from the White Cross Library Prentice Mulford's Story: Life By Land and Sea Gift Of The Spirit (1904) 1st edition- with an introduction by Arthur Edward Waite Source: Wikipedia.org | GoodReads.com
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From Hierarchies to Networks - Collaborative Leadership for Government
 
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California state government is undergoing a time of unprecedented change – major reorganization, deep budget cuts, and intense public scrutiny of decision-making. In this environment, traditional hierarchical structures may be less effective for building collective support for policy changes across diverse groups with varying political agendas. Collaborative leadership and policy making are critical skill sets for public employees, particularly executives and mid-level managers. You will have an opportunity to learn from Sacramento State University's Center for Collaborative Policy -- a nationally-recognized consensus-building organization working statewide on California's thorniest conflicts. Attendees will learn how to develop collaborative leadership competencies and how to apply them following a collaborative policy making method. You will also learn how to build networks and manage collaborative groups. Presenter: Dorian Fougères, Ph. D., Senior Mediator, Center for Collaborative Policy Dorian Fougères is a consensus-building practitioner with 14 years of experience in natural resource policy and management, including six years with the Center. He is a Senior Mediator and the Director of the Center’s Southern California Office. He uses a broad array of skills and tools to help parties reach agreement on how to address challenging policy, scientific and engineering, and cross-cultural issues. His customized process designs create forums where public agencies can have meaningful and productive conversations with diverse stakeholders, including elected officials, planners, businesspersons, California Native Americans, growers and farmers, and engineers and scientists. Dr. Fougères’ work focuses on water and forest resources, including flood protection, groundwater, conservation, wetlands, fire, fuels management, public safety, and forest carnivores. His areas of expertise include conflict assessment and resolution, collaborative visioning & strategic planning, technical joint fact-finding, and facilitation and collaborative leadership training. His work has involved a wide range of forums, including executive bodies and summits, citizens’ advisory committees, multi-year consensus-building projects, large-scale public engagement events, and science-intensive workshops. Dorian has been with the Center since 2007, and has co-led its Professional Development Series for the past two and half years with Senior Mediator Sarah Rubin. He is on the National Roster of Environmental Dispute Resolution and Consensus Building Professionals, and a member of IAP2 Northern California Chapter, the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation, Mediators Beyond Borders, the American Society for Public Administration, and other professional associations. Dr. Fougères completed his PhD at UC Berkeley in 2005, after spending six years working on the political ecology of coral reefs and mangroves in Indonesia. For Certificate of Completion, please visit the following link: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/Documents/training-certificate-of-completion.pdf If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] Phone: (916) 445-1547
Climate Change, Biodiversity and the Future of Conservation in America
 
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A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson Pellegrino University Research Professor, Emeritus in Entomology at Harvard University Author, The Origins of Creativity, Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner Terry Tempest Williams Writer-in-residence, Harvard Divinity School Naturalist and Environmental Writer Author, The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks Jonathan B. Jarvis Director, U.S. National Park Service (2009-2017) Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People and Biodiversity, University of California, Berkeley Author, The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water Linda J. Bilmes (Moderator) Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS Member, National Park Service Advisory Board
The Ecology of Dry Mixed Conifer Forests—What Makes Them Unique?
 
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PRESENTERS Terrie Jain, Mike Battaglia, and Russ Graham - USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station DESCRIPTION Dry mixed conifer forests of the northwestern United States challenge ecological classification systems because of the diversity and complexity of the landscapes where they occur. Many contain ponderosa pine and a mixture of other highly productive tree species in the overstory and understory. They often mix with drier and wetter forests, creating a mixture of forest types quite unlike the expansive stands of comparatively pure ponderosa pine found elsewhere in the West. Widespread human settlement, timber harvesting, livestock grazing, fire exclusion, disease, and insects have shaped these forests. We will summarize the first four chapters of the synthesis and discuss how this information can be used in describing potential future conditions. Questions for our discussion may include: What are the key elements that need to be considered? Why is diversity of forest structures and compositions important? How do fuel treatments blend in with other disturbances in addition to wildfire?
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Christopher Neill (WHRC) 1: Consequences of Amazon Deforestation
 
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https://www.ibiology.org/ecology/deforestation-future-amazon/ Part 1: Consequences of Amazon Deforestation: Dr. Christopher Neill describes the dramatic changes in the ecosystem that have resulted from Amazon deforestation for agriculture. Part 2: Amazon Ecosystem Dynamics at the Agro-industrial Frontier: Dr. Neill studies the interface between agricultural land and forest to learn how to further prevent changes in the Amazon ecosystem. Talk Overview: The Amazon rainforest is the largest tropical forest on earth.  It absorbs vast amounts of CO2, and is large enough to impact local and global weather.  Dr. Christopher Neill describes the dramatic changes in the Amazon ecosystem that have resulted from deforestation for agriculture.  Forest fragmentation has caused more species extinction, more fires and increased concern about drought.  Neill ends his talk on a brighter note, pointing out that government intervention and modified agricultural practices have decreased Amazon deforestation by 75% in the past 10 years. In his second lecture, Neill and his group go to the Tanguro Ranch in the southeastern Amazon of Brazil.  The farm is at the interface between agricultural land and forest and provides a perfect area to study how expansion and intensification of cropping practices influence croplands watersheds, and the surrounding forest.  Neill’s research explores how to prevent further deforestation by intensifying agriculture on already cleared areas, and how to do this without increasing the environmental impacts to weather, air and water. Speaker Biography: Dr. Christopher Neill is a Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) in Falmouth, MA.  Before joining the WHRC, Neill spent 4 years as Director of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory, where he was a scientist from 1996-2016 and retains a position as a Fellow. Neill investigates how changes in land use, such as increased agriculture or residential development, impact the surrounding ecosystems.  He works in the Amazon rainforest and in coastal regions of Massachusetts.  Neill was a Fulbright scholar in Brazil in 2007 and a Bullard Fellow at Harvard University in 2010.  Learn more about Dr. Neill’s research at his lab website: http://www.mbl.edu/ecosystems/faculty/neill/
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Storm Spotter Training 2017
 
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Storm Spotter Training from the National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL. Technical issues led to the training be cut off before it ended.
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NCERT Class 8 Geography Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources (Examrace - Dr. Manishika)
 
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In this video Dr. Manishika Jain explains the NCERT Class 8 Geography Chapter 3: Mineral and Power Resources The idea is to understand the basic characteristics of mineral and power resources (conventional and non-conventional) and various classification for the resources. Minerals @0:07 Classification of Minerals @0:36 Extraction of Minerals @1:34 Distribution of Minerals @2:46 Minerals – Asia @3:32 Minerals – Europe @4:04 Minerals – North America @4:40 Minerals – South America @5:15 Minerals – Africa @5:46 Minerals – Australia @6:14 Minerals – Antarctica @6:33 Minerals – India @7:13 Conventional Sources of Energy @8:14 Coal @10:43 Petroleum @11:18 Natural Gas @12:00 Hydel Power @12:31 Non – Conventional Sources of Energy @13:29 Wind Energy @14:06 Geothermal Energy @14:42 Tidal Energy @15:22 Biogas Energy @15:52 Nuclear Energy @16:21 #Chromium #Appalachian #Manganese #Tungsten #Caucasus #Gypsum #Lustre #Sedimentary #Minerals #Naturally #Substance #Manishika #Examrace For details on IAS visit https://www.examrace.com/IAS/IAS-FlexiPrep-Program/ For competitive exam preparation visit https://www.doorsteptutor.com/Exams/
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Wheelwright Prize Lecture: Erik L’Heureux, “Hot & Wet”
 
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Erik L'Heureux, 2015 winner of the GSD's Wheelwright Prize, presents insights from his two years of travel and research for his Wheelwright project, “Hot & Wet.” “Hot & Wet” traces five dense cities across the equator from the large mega-cities of Asia and South America to the mid-scale cities found in India and Africa. Each city confronts rapid population growth, increasing climate change, and extreme developmental pressures. The research follows architecture as a guide, framing the complex intertwining of atmosphere, climate, politics, and history at both the building and urban scale. From the recently burned Pasar Johar market by Thomas Karsten, to diminutive tower of Hassan Vogel, to the vestiges of Harry Weese, to the crafted Golconde Dormitory, and the stunning roofs of Vilanova Artigas, the “Grand Tour” of the torrid zone illustrates that architecture holds critically important agency in the transformation and aspiration of the equator. L'Heureux's Pencil Office works on mid-scale building projects that combine the challenges of density, urbanization and specifics of the equatorial city. Each project is driven by the atmospheres of passive ventilation, day-lighting, thermal comfort, and durability. A language of simplicity and material detail produce works of meaning and importance. Pencil Office’s design leadership is by Erik L’Heureux. Erik migrated to the equator from New York in 2003. Despite his cool climate background, he has built a thriving and productive practice, with a specialty working on projects throughout South East Asia. The Office for Equatorial Intelligence in parallel operates as the research wing of his design practice and as an extension of his love for the Equator.
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ISTE 2016 keynote speaker Ruha Benjamin | Incubate a Better World in the Minds & Hearts of Students
 
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“Teachers, if actually unified and empowered, can change the direction of history,” says Ruha Benjamin in this powerful keynote address at the ISTE 2016 Conference & Expo. Benjamin, a Princeton professor in the department of African American studies, specializes in the interdisciplinary studies of science, medicine, race, ethnicity gender, biotechnology, health and biopolitics. She envisions an education system that acts as an incubator for social change, and poses the question, “How do we make our schools laboratories of democratic participation, rather than sites where inequality is reproduced, where not only is the potential of each individual child realized, but where we're experimenting with technologies of love, of reciprocity and of justice.” She makes important points about adopting technology in the classroom. We must wrestle, she insists, with the parallel realities that today’s children face if technology is to become a tool to close the gap in educational opportunity and life outcomes. The goal is not to simply empower our student to succeed in the world of today, says Professor Benjamin, but to give them the tools and opportunities that will allow them to imagine and create alternatives to the current system and culture. Ruha Benjamin is an engaging and animated speaker who eloquently and successfully brings in examples as far reaching as Star Trek, nuclear testing in the Marshall Islands, code switching, Google searches, zero tolerance policies, and much more in order to build a momentum that will galvanize viewers. Watch the full keynote now and get inspired to transform society through the transformation of education. Want to get inspired and join a tribe of passionate, innovative educators like you? Don't miss ISTE 2017. Sign up to receive email updates: http://bit.ly/2cEsT4T
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The Story of America's Wild Horses and Burros
 
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Released May 2012 - Produced by the Bureau of Land Management, this video helps us better understand how the BLM came to manage federally protected wild horses and burros on millions of acres of public lands across the West. Current and former BLM employees, historians, horse advocates, and others tell their parts of this continuing story. From the DVD Cover: The public lands of the Western United States are diverse, ruggedly beautiful, and majestic - as are the horses and burros that live there. These animals are born with the colors of the land upon them. The browns, blacks, reds, blues, dapple grays, and snowy whites all reflect nature's paint brush. Today, America's wild horses and burros are found in 10 western states. It is the BLM's responsibility to preserve and protect healthy herds of wild free-roaming horses and burros as components of the public lands. The Wild Horse Annie Act of 1959 and the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 gave wild horses and burros a legal right to live on public lands without harassment. The Adopt-A-Horse or Burro Program was initiated in 1973 to meet the challenges of balancing the health of public lands with the health of the wild horses and burros. To read about many adoption success stories, go to www.facebook.com/BLMWildhorseandburro. To learn how you can adopt a wild horse or burro, visit www.blm.gov, call 866-4-Mustangs (866-468-7826) or email [email protected]
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The White House Hosts a Water Summit
 
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In honor of World Water Day, the White House hosts a Water Summit in South Court Auditorium to shine a spotlight on the importance of cross-cutting, creative solutions to solving the water problems of today, as well as to highlight the innovative strategies that will catalyze change in how we use, conserve, protect, and think about water in the years to come, March 22, 2016.
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Mark Tercek on How to Solve the World's Greatest Environmental Challenges
 
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Mark Tercek is president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, the world's largest conservation organization. He is the co-author of the best-selling book, "Nature's Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature." He is a champion of the idea of natural capital - valuing nature for its own sake as well as for the services it provides for people, such as clean air and water, productive soils and a stable climate. Hosted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business, the Conradin von Gugelberg Memorial Lecture on the Environment is an annual event that was established by members of the Stanford MBA Class of 1987 in memory of their classmate who had a special commitment to preserving and protecting the Earth's resources. The 2015 lecture was held in collaboration with the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment.
Mod-02 Lec-09 An Overview of Gosynthetics
 
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Geosynthetics Engineering: In Theory and Practice by Prof. J. N. Mandal,Department of Civil Engineering,IIT Bombay.For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.ac.in
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Yelawolf - Punk ft. Travis Barker, Juicy J
 
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Yelawolf “PUNK” feat. Juicy J & Travis Barker is Out Now! http://smarturl.it/PunkYelawolf Follow Yelawolf: http://www.yelawolf.com https://www.instagram.com/yelawolf https://www.facebook.com/yelawolf Music video by Yelawolf performing Punk. (C) 2017 Interscope Records http://vevo.ly/0FA6l9
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BLM NV Tri RAC Meeting Feb 2014 Segment 1 of 5
 
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Remarks by BLM Nevada State Director Amy Lueders Drought, Wild Horse and Sage Grouse presentation by Raul Morales, BLM Nevada Deputy State Director for Natural Resources, Lands and Planning Link to transcript: http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/nv/resources/racs/trirac/feb_2014.Par.56146.File.dat/14-02-06-BLMNV-TRIRAC-SEGMENT-1.pdf
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Yelawolf - Johnny Cash
 
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Get Yelawolf's "Love Story" - http://smarturl.it/YelaLoveStory Sign up for updates: http://smarturl.it/Yelawolf.News Music video by Yelawolf performing Johnny Cash. (C) 2015 Interscope Records http://www.vevo.com/watch/USUV71400880 Best of Yelawolf: https://goo.gl/vy7NZQ Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/ynkVDL
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At the Earth's Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs
 
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David Innes is a mining heir who finances the experimental "iron mole," an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar. In Burroughs' concept, the Earth is a hollow shell with Pellucidar as the internal surface of that shell. Prologue - 00:00 Chapter 01. Toward the Eternal Fires - 3:10 Chapter 02. A Strange World - 23:29 Chapter 03. A Change of Masters - 43:37 Chapter 04. Dian the Beautiful - 1:00:53 Chapter 05. Slaves - 1:22:06 Chapter 06. The Beginning of Horror - 1:40:20 Chapter 07. Freedom - 1:53:32 Chapter 08. The Mahar Temple - 2:06:02 Chapter 09. The Face of Death - 2:35:06 Chapter 10. Phutra Again- 2:49:33 Chapter 11. Four Dead Mahars - 3:14:30 Chapter 12. Pursuit - 3:27:35 Chapter 13. The Sly One - 3:37:18 Chapter 14. The Garden of Eden - 3:50:04 Chapter 15. Back to Earth - 4:31:05 This is followed by "Pellucidar": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR5f9w7zhOE
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Panorama de conjuntura socioambiental com Enrique Leff e Ricardo Abramovay
 
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Palestra “Panorama de conjuntura socioambiental: desafios para a mudança e ações transformadoras” com Enrique Leff e Ricardo Abramovay realizada durante o seminário “Diálogos sobre os Desafios Socioambientais Contemporâneos”, em junho de 2017 no Sesc Vila Mariana. Com mediação de Pedro Roberto Jacobi. Foram dois dias de debates sobre a atual crise socioambiental e experiências inspiradoras que apontam caminhos para o seu enfrentamento. O seminário foi uma parceria entre o Sesc São Paulo e o Instituto de Energia e Ambiente da Universidade de São Paulo (IEE/USP) e reuniu acadêmicos, profissionais e ativistas para debater o tema. Convidados: Ailton Krenak, Amália Safatle, Cristina Adams, Enrique Leff (MEX), Ladislau Dowbor, Luiz Antônio Ferraro Jr., Marcos Sorrentino, Pedro Jacobi, Renato Dagnino, Renato Janine Ribeiro, Ricardo Abramovay, Sidnei Raimundo. Enrique Leff Sociólogo ambientalista, Doutor em Economia do Desenvolvimento pele Sorbonne (França). Professor de pós-graduação em Ecologia Política e Políticas Ambientais na Universidade Autônoma do México. Foi coordenador da Rede de Formação Ambientei pera a América Latina e o Ceribe do Programe das Nações Unidas pare o Meio Ambiente. É autor de mais de 25 livros e 200 capítulos de livros e artigos publicados em vários países. Ricardo Abramovay Professor titular do Departamento de Economia e do Instituto de Relações ln· temecioneis (USP), pesquisador do CNPq e coordenador do Projeto Temático FAPESP sobre Impactos Socioeconômicos das Mudanças Climáticas no Brasil. Autor de dez publicações, incluindo ·Muito Além de Economia Verde" (Ed. Planeta Sustentável, SP, 2012). Co-eutorde "Lixo Zero: Gestão de Resíduos Sólidos pare uma Sociedade Mais Próspera". Pedro Roberto Jacobi (Mediador) Sociólogo, Mestre em Planejamento Urbano, Doutor em Sociologia e Livre Docente em Educação. Professor Titular de Faculdade de Educação e do Programe de Pós· Graduação em Ciência Ambientei (USP). Co-editor de reviste Ambiente e Sociedade. Membro do Centro de Estudos e Pesquise em Desastres do Estado de São Paulo, Brasil. Presidente do Conselho do ICLEl·Bresil-Governos Locais pele Sustentabilidade e do Conselho do Instituto 5 Elementos. • 03:00 Início da fala de Enrique Leff • 49:48 Início da fala de Ricardo Abramovay
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The Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper
 
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Conn Maxwell returns from Terra to his poverty-stricken home planet of Poictesme, "The Junkyard Planet", with news of the possible location of Merlin, a military super-computer rumored to have been abandoned there after the last war. The inhabitants hope to find Merlin, which they think will be their ticket to wealth and prosperity. But is Merlin real, or just an old rumor? And if they find it will it save them, or tear them apart? Chapter 1 - 00:00 Chapter 2 - 19:54 Chapter 3 - 32:36 Chapter 4 - 47:40 Chapter 5 - 1:10:53 Chapter 6 - 1:28:29 Chapter 7 - 2:01:28 Chapter 8 - 2:20:02 Chapter 9 - 2:36:43 Chapter 10 - 2:57:02 Chapter 11 - 3:23:45 Chapter 12 - 3:40:09 Chapter 13 - 3:58:52 Chapter 14 - 4:13:42 Chapter 15 - 4:47:20 Chapter 16 - 5:09:31 Chapter 17 - 5:28:32 Chapter 18 - 5:45:25 Chapter 19 - 6:08:45 Chapter 20 - 6:25:55 Chapter 21 - 6:44:31 Chapter 22 - 7:12:23
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Pariah Planet by Murray Leinster, read by Mark Nelson, complete unabridged audiobook
 
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Unabridged audio book - Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, General Fiction, Science Fiction Pariah Planet Murray Leinster (1896 - 1975) Read by Mark Nelson When the blue plague appeared on the planet of Dara, fear struck nearby worlds. The fear led to a hate that threatened the lives of millions and endangered the Galactic peace. But the Med Service ship Aesculapius 20 with Calhoun and Murgatroyd the Tormal aboard are on the job and have stumbled into the horrible mess caused by unreasoning hatred, quarantine, mass starvation and worse. Calhoun must use all his medical knowledge and significant skills to even understand the situation here in neglected Sector 12. Can he and Murgatroyd untangle this Gordian's knot and live to tell the tale? Maybe and maybe not. Listen and find out. 00:00:00 Chapter 1 00:32:36 Chapter 2 01:00:34 Chapter 3 01:27:14 Chapter 4 01:56:21 Chapter 5 02:31:06 Chapter 6 03:03:04 Chapter 7 03:35:39 Chapter 8 Total running time 03:58:58 Murray Leinster playlist -» http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLG03REJaYO-mSxPZUv5X4NfCqJJziM0U Audio Recording © courtesy of Librivox This video: © Copyright 2013. PublicAudioLibrary. All Rights Reserved.
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Google I/O'17: Channel 7
 
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Technical sessions and deep dives into Google's latest developer products and platforms.
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Symposium on Ancient Oman (afternoon)
 
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Afternoon session of an all-day symposium, "Ancient Oman: Archaeological Digs and Historical Discoveries in the Sultanate of Oman." The symposium was sponsored in partnership with the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center. Speaker Biography: Krista Lewis is associate professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas and director of the Land of Frankincense Archaeological Project. Speaker Biography: Joy McCorriston is professor of anthropology at Ohio State University and director of the ASOM Project (Ancient Socioecological systems in Oman). Speaker Biography: Michael Harrower is associate professor of archaeology at Johns Hopkins University and director of the Archaeological Water Histories of Oman Project. Speaker Biography: Nathan Reigner is a research fellow at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center. Speaker Biography: Christopher Thornton is senior director of cultural heritage for the National Geographic Society and director of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bat in Oman. Speaker Biography: Eric Staples is assistant professor of history at al-Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. For transcript and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8412
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07/06/17 Stormwater Management Committee
 
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Forests Using and Protecting them | 8th Social Studies | AP & TS State Board Syllabus | Live Video
 
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Forests Using and Protecting them | 8th Social Studies | AP & TS State Board Syllabus | Live Video This video is a part of Pebbles AP Board & TS Board Syllabus Live Teaching Videos Pack. Class 6th to Class 10th and Intermediate Subjects Packs are available in all leading Book Stores in AP and TS. For online purchase of our products. visit www.pebbles.in To watch the rest of the videos buy this DVD at http://www.pebbles.in Engage with us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/PebblesChennai Twitter: https://twitter.com/PebblesChennai Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/116349844333442514419/116349844333442514419/posts?pageId=116349844333442514419 Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP0mmV09aPg&list=PLrn2lobWkqKk7tVhJGGd125Fqt948jMff https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrn2lobWkqKk6LYiEjPHvoXCROHuofkvT Share & Comment If you like
Health, Air Quality, and Climate Change Webinar
 
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A webinar on air quality and health related to climate change.
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Machine Learning in Ecological Science and Environmental Management
 
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SPEAKER & AFFILIATION: Thomas G. Dietterich, Oregon State University Corvalis DESCRIPTION: This lecture has been videocast from the Computer Science Department at Duke U. The abstract of this lecture and a brief speaker biography is available at http://research.csc.ncsu.edu/colloquia/seminar-post.php?id=418 To download a full transcript of this video, please follow: http://ncsu.edu/youtube/transcript/dietterich-transcript.rtf.
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Climate Change:  The Evidence and Our Options
 
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Lonnie Thompson, distinguished university professor in the School of Earth Sciences and research scientist in the Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University, provides some of the most convincing evidence of anthropogenic global warming. Thompson's lecture is supported by the Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professorship.
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Fragmentation, Roads & Wildlife Corridors (Fall 2011, part 1)
 
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This lecture covers the basic issues associated with roads and road kill. While there are many ecological impacts caused by roads, road kill is the most obvious factor and the easiest one to quantify. Here we discuss the proper context for thinking about road kill. This serves as the first introduction for my students enrolled in ESRM 313: Conservation Biology at CSU Channel Islands. All of my lectures are downloadable as free podcasts. This and other lectures can be found at my iTunesU site: http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/esrm-313-conservation-biology/id415881094
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Exploring Arkansas July 2006
 
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Ozark Waterfalls, Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trail, Lake Ouachita Vista Trail Lake With a name like "Glory Hole", you know it's got to be awesome ! It's one of many secluded and spectacular waterfalls in the Ozarks. The Wolf Pen Gap ATV Complex in the Ouachita National Forest south of Mena is one of the more popular of its kind, attracting 10,000 users annually from a four state area. The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail near Mount Ida, when completed will contain some 40 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails along the shores of Lake Ouachita.
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Talents, Incorporated by Murray Leinster
 
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Bors felt as if he'd been hit over the head. This was ridiculous! He'd planned and carried out the destruction of that warship because the information of its existence and location was verified by a magnetometer. But, if he'd known how the information had been obtained--if he'd known it had been guessed at by a discharged spaceport employee, and a paranoid personality, and a man who used a hazel twig or something similar--if he'd known that, he'd never have dreamed of accepting it. He'd have dismissed it flatly! Chapter 01 - 00:00 Chapter 02 - 40:10 Chapter 03 - 1:05:17 Chapter 04 - 1:26:20 Chapter 05 - 2:08:10 Chapter 06 - 2:36:27 Chapter 07 - 3:09:36 Chapter 08 - 3:36:32 Chapter 09 - 4:03:18 Chapter 10 - 4:34:47 Chapter 11 - 5:01:06 Chapter 12 - 5:21:24