Concrete Jungle

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A Pop Media Investigation of Death and Survival in Urban Ecosystems. An exploration into the results of what happens when urban and human environments intersect with each other.

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Genre : Ecology
Author : Mark Dion
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Release : 1996
File : 232 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015040047717


Concrete Jungle

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As cultural war clouds gather, cities are becoming the flashpoint. In this volume, retired Special Forces soldier Clay Martin teaches you how to survive it. A multi tour GWOT veteran and Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat instructor, as well as long time prepper and competitive shooter, Clay brings a different type of skill set to the party. From laying in supplies to siege proofing your apartment building, this volume answers the questions other experts cannot.

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Author : Clay Martin
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Release : 2020-06-09
File : 202 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9798652385965


Concrete Jungle

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If they are to survive, cities need healthy chunks of the world’s ecosystems to persist; yet cities, like parasites, grow and prosper by local destruction of these very ecosystems. In this absorbing and wide-ranging book, Eldredge and Horenstein use New York City as a microcosm to explore both the positive and the negative sides of the relationship between cities, the environment, and the future of global biodiversity. They illuminate the mass of contradictions that cities present in embodying the best and the worst of human existence. The authors demonstrate that, though cities have voracious appetites for resources such as food and water, they also represent the last hope for conserving healthy remnants of the world’s ecosystems and species. With their concentration of human beings, cities bring together centers of learning, research, government, finance, and media—institutions that increasingly play active roles in solving environmental problems. Some of the topics covered in Concrete Jungle: --The geological history of the New York region, including remnant glacial features visible today --The early days of urbanization on Manhattan Island, focusing on the history of Central Park, Collect Pond, and Manhattan Square --The history of early railway lines and the development of New York’s iconic subway system --The problem of producing enough safe drinking water for an ever-expanding population --Prominent civic institutions, including universities, museums, and zoos

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Genre : Science
Author : Niles Eldredge
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 2014-10-23
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780520958302


Concrete Jungle Book

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Everyone in New York City has a story... Here's one from the island of Manhattan.

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Genre : Art
Author : Jamel Daniels
Publisher : Outskirts Press
Release : 2012-10-01
File : 278 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1478716398


Athens College 1941 1942

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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Author : Athens College
Publisher : Hassell Street Press
Release : 2021-09-10
File : 86 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1015317510


Darwin Comes To Town

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See your city through fresh eyes We are marching towards a future in which three-quarters of humans live in cities, and a large portion of the planet's landmass is urbanized. With much of the rest covered by human-shaped farms, pasture, and plantations, where can nature still go? To the cities -- is Menno Schilthuizen's answer in this remarkable book. And with more and more wildlife carving out new niches among humans, evolution takes a surprising turn. Urban animals evolve to become more cheeky and resourceful, city pigeons develop detox-plumage, and weeds growing from cracks in the pavement get a new type of seeds. City blackbirds are even on their way of becoming an entirely new species, which we could name Turdus urbanicus. Thanks to evolutionary adaptation taking place at unprecedented speeds, plants and animals are coming up with new ways of living in the seemingly hostile environments of asphalt and steel that we humans have created. We are on the verge of a new chapter in the history of life, Schilthuizen says -- a chapter in which much old biodiversity is, sadly, disappearing, but also one in which a new and exciting set of life forms is being born. Menno Schilthuizen shows us that evolution in cities can happen far more rapidly, and strangely, than Darwin had dared dream.

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Genre : Science
Author : Menno Schilthuizen
Publisher : Quercus Publishing
Release : 2018-02-08
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781786481078


Racism Eh

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"Racism, Eh? is the first publication that examines racism within the broad Canadian context. This anthology brings together some of the visionaries who are seeking to illuminate the topics of race and racism in Canada through the analysis of historical and contemporary issues, which address race and racism as both material and psychic phenomena. Fundamentally interdisciplinary in nature, this text will be an invaluable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, academics studying or practicing within the Humanities and the Social Sciences, and anyone seeking information on what has been a little explored and poorly understood Canadian issue."--pub. desc.

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Genre : Canada
Author : Charmaine Nelson
Publisher : Captus Press
Release : 2004
File : 488 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1553220617


Concrete Jungle Boogaloo

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Nia loves to dance around. She'll bust a move to any sound! She'll dance to any noise she hears, like construction workers in her ears. She loves tap, breakdancing, and hip hop too! But most of all she loves her concrete jungle boogaloo!

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Author : Julia Williamson
Publisher : Lulu.com
Release : 2015-12-28
File : 38 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781329452985


Concrete Jungle

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In New York City, there is a world filled with illusion, beauty and glamour that awakens when the sun goes down. The champagne flows, the music pulses and the beautiful people gather to shut out the real world. A collection of the most renown in the entire world, New York's nightclubs come alive when the clock strikes midnight. But with privilege comes consequence, and an unspeakable evil is threatening to cast a dark shadow over the beautiful lights of this elite playground. When a girl goes missing from one of New York's most popular nightclubs and her body is found a few days later, Detective Mike Bresnahan and FBI Profiler Tom Jones begin the search for her killer. Jeanne, a well-known regular of the nightlife elite, joins the search and helps unlock the complex maze set by the killer. With time running out, the unlikely trio races against the clock to stop the killer before he takes his final victim and shatters the New York nightlife for good.

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Author : McDowell
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Release : 2020-08-22
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 1735462810


The Urban Primitive

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In this alternative guide to Magick for Pagan city folk, the authors include practical recommendations not found anywhere else in a tone that is humorous and irreverent but full of serious information.

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Raven Kaldera
Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
Release : 2002
File : 322 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0738702595