Wise Trees

Author: Diane Cook,Len Jenshel

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1683351770

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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Leading landscape photographers Diane Cook and Len Jenshel present Wise Trees—a stunning photography book containing more than 50 historical trees with remarkable stories from around the world. Supported by grants from the Expedition Council of the National Geographic Society, Cook and Jenshel spent two years traveling to fifty-nine sites across five continents to photograph some of the world’s most historic and inspirational trees. Trees, they tell us, can live without us, but we cannot live without them. Not only do trees provide us with the oxygen we breathe, food gathered from their branches, and wood for both fuel and shelter, but they have been essential to the spiritual and cultural life of civilizations around the world. From Luna, the Coastal Redwood in California that became an international symbol when activist Julia Butterfly Hill sat for 738 days on a platform nestled in its branches to save it from logging, to the Bodhi Tree, the sacred fig in India that is a direct descendent of the tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, Cook and Jenshel reveal trees that have impacted and shaped our lives, our traditions, and our feelings about nature. There are also survivor trees, including a camphor tree in Nagasaki that endured the atomic bomb, an American elm in Oklahoma City, and the 9/11 Survivor Tree, a Callery pear at the 9/11 Memorial. All of the trees were carefully selected for their role in human dramas. This project both reflects and inspires awareness of the enduring role of trees in nurturing and sheltering humanity. Photographers, environmentalists, history buffs, and nature-lovers alike will appreciate the extraordinary stories found within the pages of Wise Trees!
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Das geheime Leben der Bäume

Was sie fühlen, wie sie kommunizieren - die Entdeckung einer verborgenen Welt

Author: Peter Wohlleben

Publisher: Ludwig

ISBN: 3641114004

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 6025

Ein neuer Blick auf alte Freunde Erstaunliche Dinge geschehen im Wald: Bäume, die miteinander kommunizieren. Bäume, die ihren Nachwuchs, aber auch alte und kranke Nachbarn liebevoll umsorgen und pflegen. Bäume, die Empfindungen haben, Gefühle, ein Gedächtnis. Unglaublich? Aber wahr! – Der Förster Peter Wohlleben erzählt faszinierende Geschichten über die ungeahnten und höchst erstaunlichen Fähigkeiten der Bäume. Dazu zieht er die neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse ebenso heran wie seine eigenen unmittelbaren Erfahrungen mit dem Wald und schafft so eine aufregend neue Begegnung für die Leser: Wir schließen Bekanntschaft mit einem Lebewesen, das uns vertraut schien, uns aber hier erstmals in seiner ganzen Lebendigkeit vor Augen tritt. Und wir betreten eine völlig neue Welt ...
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The Wise Hazel Tree

Rituals for Living in Season

Author: Carolann Gregoire MSW

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 198220236X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 236

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Rituals for living in season renew our sense of personal power and understanding of the underlying magick of the universe that sustains us. The magick is presented in an artful fusion of Astrology, Numerology, Feng Shui, and Wicca. In the branches of The Wise Hazel Tree, these ancient traditions lead the way around the wheel of life, helping our dreams and those of the Great Mother unfold more true to form. Consider life’s course if in autumn, we follow nature’s cue and take stock of our accomplishments alongside harvest celebrations of nature’s bounty. Or, as nature sleeps, we slow life’s pace in winter to allow time for self-care and reflection. Once spring blooms, we could find ourselves more rested and ready to begin work on new ideas and ventures. Following our intention, the sunny days of summer would shine on our growing dreams and daily endeavors.
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Notes and Queries

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Questions and answers

Page: N.A

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A Kid's Guide to How Trees Grow

Author: Patricia Ayers

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1404255850

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 2707

Describes the basics of how different types of trees grow.
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Von dem Machandelboom

ein niederdeutsches Märchen aus den Kinder- und Hausmärchen der Brüder Grimm

Author: Arnica Esterl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772515705

Category:

Page: 28

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The Blue Wand - Volume 1

The magic world of Lanomawood

Author: Lino Omoboni

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1849897476

Category: Drama

Page: 280

View: 581

It is the first book of a trilogy telling about the adventures of the 14 year-old friends James and Joey. Using a wand James grandfather had for many years, they cross to the magic world of Lanomawood (The Land of the Magic wood) where they encounter many different people and characters including a wise old man, a wizen old tree, the good spirit of the forest and a beautiful teenage girl with magical powers. An evil wizard rules the land and for two thousand years, since throwing the wand into our world, nobody in Lanomawood has aged. The wise old man hails James as their liberator and tells him he is the one to challenge and defeat the evil wizard.
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Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn

Roman

Author: Betty Smith

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458747311

Category: Fiction

Page: 621

View: 1483

Seit über siebzig Jahren verzaubert Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn weltweit neue Leserinnen und Leser. Dieser Roman über ein Mädchen, das gegen alle Hindernisse anliest, ist nun endlich wieder auf Deutsch erhältlich – eine Geschichte, erfüllt von Lebenslust und Kraft, beseelt von der Euphorie über das Sein. Die elfjährige Francie Nolan ist eine unbändige Leserin, eine Süßigkeiten-Connaisseuse, eine genaue Beobachterin der menschlichen Natur – und sie hat einen Traum: Sie möchte Schriftstellerin werden. Ein Traum, der in dem bunten, ruppigen Williamsburg von 1912 kaum zu erfüllen ist. Hier brummen die Mietshäuser vor all den Zugewanderten, jeden Tag wird von hart verdientem Geld das Essen zusammengeklaubt, Kinder strömen durch die Straßen, um für ein paar Pennies Süßigkeiten zu ergattern. Doch wenn Francie auf der Feuertreppe in der Sonne sitzt und liest, gibt es für sie keinen schöneren Ort. Und wenn sie auch gegen so manche Widrigkeit anschreiben muss, ist sie sich einer Sache gewiss: dass es sich immer lohnt, nach dem puren Leben zu streben.
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Teaching Outdoors Creatively

Author: Stephen Pickering

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317245792

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Teaching Outdoors Creatively offers guidance and a variety of exciting ideas to suit the full range of primary schools and locations. Underpinned by current research and practical experience, it investigates innovative approaches to working creatively with children beyond the classroom. While recognising the diverse needs and opportunities that primary schools have to develop the outdoors as part of their curriculum, it presents a broad range of activities, philosophies and approaches. Key themes explored include: Understanding and using local and home environments Investigating streets and buildings in your area Planning fieldwork Using rivers to inspire children Forest schools Beach schools Physical education outdoors Learning through adventure. Teaching Outdoors Creatively supports teaching and learning in a wide range of settings, from schools in rural and urban areas, to off-site outdoor education centres and residential visits. With a focus on developing effective and stimulating learning environments for children it is a must-have resource for all busy trainee and practising teachers.
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Das Buch Mormon

Author: Joseph Smith

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5883931774

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Fables of the Forest

Author: Daniel Marques

Publisher: 22 Lions - www.22Lions.com

ISBN: 1499205961

Category: Fiction

Page: 26

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This book brings together a set of stories that depict some of the most meaningful lessons of modern times with simple and direct messages for children. In order to impart valuable knowledge about common and realistic problems, the author transforms ordinary instances of life in easily understandable situations, as in the case of forest trees. These stories promote conscience, through induction and individual judgment, while promoting reflection and transmitting significant values about morality and ethics. It is, above all, an opportunity offered to younger people to acquire knowledge about problems experienced by adults, in an approach based on conversations that the author developed for many years with hundreds of children with emotional, cognitive and learning difficulties.
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Helle Tage

Roman

Author: Michael Cunningham

Publisher: btb Verlag

ISBN: 3641146895

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Eine furiose Hommage an eine einzigartige Stadt – an New York City. Der preisgekrönte Autor Michael Cunningham erzählt drei Geschichten aus drei Jahrhunderten, die auf raffinierte Weise miteinander verflochten sind, unter anderem durch die Verse Walt Whitmans, des großen romantischen Dichters Amerikas. Ein kunstvoller, immens vergnüglicher, ungewöhnlicher Roman über die verwundete amerikanische Seele und den unverbrüchlichen Lebensmut, der die Menschen dieser Stadt seit jeher prägt.
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The Everyday Book of Natural History

Comprising a Note for Every Day on the Flowers, Insects, Birds, Animals, Etc. Most Commonly Observed on Rambles Into the Country Throughout the Year

Author: James Cundall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Natural history

Page: 509

View: 6145

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Web Data Mining

Exploring Hyperlinks, Contents, and Usage Data

Author: Bing Liu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540378812

Category: Computers

Page: 532

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Web mining aims to discover useful information and knowledge from the Web hyperlink structure, page contents, and usage data. Although Web mining uses many conventional data mining techniques, it is not purely an application of traditional data mining due to the semistructured and unstructured nature of the Web data and its heterogeneity. It has also developed many of its own algorithms and techniques.Liu has written a comprehensive text on Web data mining. Key topics of structure mining, content mining, and usage mining are covered both in breadth and in depth. His book brings together all the essential concepts and algorithms from related areas such as data mining, machine learning, and text processing to form an authoritative and coherent text. The book offers a rich blend of theory and practice, addressing seminal research ideas, as well as examining the technology from a practical point of view. It is suitable for students, researchers and practitioners interested in Web mining both as a learning text and a reference book. Lecturers can readily use it for classes on data mining, Web mining, and Web search. Additional teaching materials such as lecture slides, datasets, and implemented algorithms are available online.
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The Forest in Folklore and Mythology

Author: Alexander Porteous

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486120325

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

View: 3122

Fascinating compendium of facts, folklore, superstitions, myths, and anecdotes about trees and the forest. Forest customs, sacred groves, mythical forest creatures, tree worship, and much more.
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The Country Gentleman

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

View: 8229

A journal for the farm, the garden, and the fireside, devoted to improvement in agriculture, horticulture, and rural taste; to elevation in mental, moral, and social character, and the spread of useful knowledge and current news.
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