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A Story of Six Rivers

History, Culture and Ecology

by Peter Coates

<div>Many of the world’s major cities sprang up on the banks of rivers. Used for water, food, irrigation, transportation, and power, rivers sustain life and connect the world together, but most of us think of them simply as waterways that must ...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Henry David Thoreau

<p>A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is a book by Henry David Thoreau, first published in 1849. The book is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire and back Thoreau had taken with ...

ISBN: 1230000278926

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Amazon Sweet Sea

Land, Life, and Water at the River's Mouth

by Nigel J. H. Smith

Far into the Atlantic Ocean, the outflow from the Amazon River creates a "sweet sea" of fresh water. At the river's mouth, a vast delta of river channels and marshes, floodplain and upland forests, open and scrub savannas, floating meadows, and ...

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An Affair in The South Sea's

by LEIGH HADLEY IRVIN

<p>CLASSIC ROMANTIC ADVENTURE.......&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; THIS BOOK IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO ALL&nbsp; ROMANTIC/ADVENTURE ENTHUSIASTS!!</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000311682

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Canoeing in the Wilderness

by Henry David Thoreau

<p>From the great nature writer behind Walden comes an account of a trip he made into the wilderness.</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000278921

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Chattahoochee River User's Guide

by Byron Freeman, Noel Burkhead, Joe Cook & others

<p>The Chattahoochee River is one of the premier waterways of Georgia and the Southeast. It is a mecca for summer recreation, a priceless natural resource that provides water and power for a great number of Georgia’s citizens, and an essential ...

ISBN: 9780820346946

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Discovering the Unknown Landscape

A History Of America's Wetlands

by Ann Vileisis

The rapidly disappearing wetlands that once spread so abundantly across the American continent serve an essential and irreplaceable ecological function. Yet for centuries, beginning with the first European settlers, Americans have viewed them ...

ISBN: 9781610912648

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Downstream Toward Home

A Book of Rivers

by Oliver A. Houck

American rivers are among the most diverse and challenging in the world, and for many the excitement and escape they offer develops into a lifelong pursuit. In <EM>Downstream Toward Home</EM>, Oliver A. Houck recounts his six decades exploring ...

ISBN: 9780807157473

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Downstream Toward Home: A Book of Rivers

by Houck, Oliver A.

American rivers are among the most diverse and challenging in the world, and for many the excitement and escape they offer develops into a lifelong pursuit. In <EM>Downstream Toward Home</EM>, Oliver A. Houck recounts his six decades exploring ...

ISBN: 9780807157466

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Exploring the Big Woods

A Guide to the Last Great Forest of the Arkansas Delta

by Matthew D. Moran

<div> <p><i>Exploring the Big Woods: A Guide to the Last Great Forest of Eastern Arkansas</i> is both a natural history and a guide to one of the last remnants of Mississippi bottomland forest, an ecosystem that once stretched from southern ...

ISBN: 9781610755948

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From Toilets to Rivers

Experiences, New Opportunities, and Innovative Solutions: Volume 2

by Asian Development Bank

This publication showcases a compilation of project briefs culled from case studies of good practices, new approaches, and working models on sanitation and wastewater management from different countries.The project briefs demonstrate solution ...

ISBN: 9789292574161

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Gravel Bed Rivers

Processes, Tools, Environments

by Michael Church, Pascale Biron & Andre Roy

<b>Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments</b> presents a definitive review of current knowledge of gravel-bed rivers, derived from the 7<sup>th</sup> International Gravel-bed Rivers Workshop, the 5-yearly meeting of the world’s ...

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Heads above Water

The Inside Story of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program

by Robert L. Gulley

<DIV>Since the 1950s, competing interests for use of Edwards Aquifer resources—the primary source of water for more than two million people in south central Texas—were at war. They had tried many times to resolve their differences about how to ...

ISBN: 9781623492694

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Hertfordshire's Historic Inland Waterway

Batchworth to Berkhamsted

by John Cooper

John Cooper takes the reader on a fascinating journey along the towpath of the Grand Union Canal, which meanders through what is arguably one of the most picturesque stretches of inland waterway in the county. Using a vibrant selection of old ...

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How to Save a River

A Handbook For Citizen Action

by David M Bolling

How to Save a River presents in a concise and readable format the wisdom gained from years of river protection campaigns across the United States. The book begins by defining general principles of action, including getting organized, planning a ...

ISBN: 9781610912785

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Indian River Lagoon

An Environmental History

by Osborn, Nathaniel

<p>Stretching along 156 miles of Florida's East Coast, the Indian River Lagoon contains the St. Lucie estuary, the Mosquito Lagoon, Banana River Lagoon, and the Indian River. It is a delicate ecosystem of shifting barrier islands and varying ...

ISBN: 9780813059549

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Keepers of the Spring

Reclaiming Our Water In An Age Of Globalization

by Fred Pearce

<br>Water has long been the object of political ambition and conflict. Recent history is full of leaders who tried to harness water to realize national dreams. Yet the people who most need water--farmers, rural villages, impoverished ...

ISBN: 9781597268936

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Listening to the Savage

River Notes and Half-Heard Melodies

by Barbara Hurd

ISBN: 9780820348957

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Mountains to Metropolis: The Elbow River Watershed

by Coleman, Diane

Every watershed has a story: this is the Elbow's. The Elbow River watershed is a small yet significant watershed extending from the Front Ranges of the Rocky Mountains to downtown Calgary. This geographical watershed is itself at a metaphorical

ISBN: 9781460271162

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Oceans - The Deep Blue Sea

Fun Facts and Pictures for Kids

by Speedy Publishing

As children read a book about oceans, they will be able to see all of the animals and plants that live in the water. They can begin to create their own pictures of sea life, placing them in an ocean that they imagine. The book can be used for ...

ISBN: 9781635014662

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