Aquaculture by John S. Lucas , Paul C. Southgate

Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants by John S. Lucas , Paul C. Southgate
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Overview: The output from world aquaculture, a multi-billion dollar global industry, continues to rise at a very rapid rate and it is now acknowledged that it will take over from fisheries to become the main source of animal and plant products from aquatic environments in the future. Since the first edition of this excellent and successful book was published, the aquaculture industry has continued to expand at a massive rate globally and has seen huge advances across its many and diverse facets.
This new edition of Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants covers all major aspects of the culture of fish, shellfish and algae in freshwater and marine environments. Subject areas covered include principles, water quality, environmental impacts of aquaculture, desert aquaculture, reproduction, life cycles and growth, genetics and stock improvement, nutrition and feed production, diseases, vaccination, post-harvest technology, economics and marketing, and future developments of aquaculture. Separate chapters also cover the culture of algae, carps, salmonids, tilapias, channel catfish, marine and brackish fishes, soft-shelled turtles, marine shrimp, mitten crabs and other decapod crustaceans, bivalves, gastropods, and ornamentals. There is greater coverage of aquaculture in China in this new edition, reflecting China’s importance in the world scene.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Nature & Ecology

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Bamboo by Susanne Lucas

Bamboo (Botanical) by Susanne Lucas
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Overview: Bamboo has an unparalleled history; it is very old, and at the same time very new. Bamboo extends far beyond the boundaries of most plants – it is distributed widely throughout the world, and is utilized by hundreds of millions of people in a great number of ways. Through its myriad uses as food, clothing, paper and shelter, bamboo has met the physical and spiritual requirements of humanity since the earliest times. It is believed that the first books were written on bamboo, and there is evidence that it was used by humans more than 5,000 years ago for the framework of housing as well as musical instruments. It also occurs in the creation beliefs of cultures across the globe.
Bamboo plays a vital role in the survival of many animals and ecosystems as well as having unique characteristics, offering potential solutions to modern ecological dilemmas – it grows extremely quickly, for example, making it an easily renewable resource. With the advent of modern research and technologies, the use of bamboo has increased dramatically, elevating its importance to human society – it can now be found in the filaments of light bulbs, the skins of airplanes and the reinforcements of concrete. Bamboo is even a new material for today’s modern bicycles. This book draws on a vast array of sources to build a complete picture of bamboo in both history and our modern world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational, Biological Sciences > Plants

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Maps and Memes by Gwilym Lucas Eades

Maps and Memes: Redrawing Culture, Place, and Identity in Indigenous Communities by Gwilym Lucas Eades
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Overview: Maps and cartography have long been used in the lands and resources offices of Canada’s indigenous communities in support of land claims and traditional-use studies. Exploring alternative conceptualizations of maps and mapmaking, Maps and Memes theorizes the potentially creative and therapeutic uses of maps for indigenous healing from the legacies of residential schools and colonial dispossession.

Gwilym Eades proposes that maps are vehicles for what he calls "place-memes" – units of cultural knowledge that are transmitted through time and across space. Focusing on Cree, Inuit, and northwest coast communities, the book explores intergenerational aspects of mapping, landscape art practice, and identity. Through decades of living in and working with indigenous communities, Eades has constructed an ethnographically rich account of mapping and spatial practices across Canada. His extended participation in northern life also informs this theoretically grounded account of journeying on the land for commemoration and community healing.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Blood on the Plains By Walter Lucas [Audiobook]

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Walter Lucas is a best-selling western author whose novels are acclaimed by fans who savor his skillful blend of frontier violence and American history. After the epic battle of Adobe Walls, Lt. Frank Baldwin and former buffalo hunter Billy Dixon lead a band of Indian and white scouts into Texas to assist the U.S. 5th Infantry combat unruly natives. But as they are drawn into a series of increasingly deadly skirmishes, the fighters come to learn that in Texas, there is no time for peace … only eternal war.

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