This is a global issue that can no longer be avoided.
World Fisheries on the Brink of Disaster
Author: Stephen Sloan
Publisher: Globe Pequot
Eating Animals is Jonathan Safran Foer's eye-opening account of where meat comes from 'I simply wanted to know - for myself and my family - what meat is. Where does it come from? How is it produced? What are the economic, social and environmental effects? Are there animals that it is straightforwardly right to eat? Are there situations in which not eating animals is wrong? If this began as a personal quest, it didn't stay that way for long . . . ' Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals is the most original book on the subject of food written this century. It will change the way you think, and change the way you eat. For good. 'Moving, disturbing, should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out 'Shocking, incandescent, brilliant' The Times 'Everyone who eats flesh should read this book' Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall 'Gripping, horrible, wonderful, breathtaking, original. A brilliant synthesis of argument, science and storytelling. One of the finest books ever written on the subject of eating animals' The Times Literary Supplement 'Horrifying, eloquent, timely' Spectator 'If you eat meat and fish, you should read this book. Even if you don't, you should. It might bring the beginning of a change of heart about all living things' Joanna Lumley Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977. He is the author of Everything is Illuminated, which won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book award; Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, which is now a major film starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock; and Eating Animals. He is also the editor of A Convergence of Birds and of a new edition of the Haggadah.
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Social Science
This bibliography is divided into 21 subject categories based mainly on the major topics of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Topics include: territorial sea and contiguous zone; exclusive economic zone and fishery zone; continental shelf; high seas; navigation and shipping; peace and security; crimes at sea; living and non-living resources; archaeological and historical objects. Its content is selective and restricted to monographs and periodical literature. It includes citations of recently published books and articles, primarily in English, French and Spanish.
A Select Bibliography
Author: United Nations. Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea
Publisher: United Nations Publications
Category: Business & Economics
Presents a collection of essays by leading experts examining the current condition of the world's oceans and their inhabitants and emphasizing the need to preserve them from the threat of pollution, overfishing, dead zones, and global warming.
Author: Jon Bowermaster
Category: Marine biology
»Ich liebe Würste auch, aber ich esse sie nicht.« Jonathan Safran Foer in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung »Tiere essen« ist ein leidenschaftliches Buch über die Frage, was wir essen und warum. Der hoch gelobte amerikanische Romancier und Bestsellerautor Jonathan Safran Foer hat ein aufrüttelndes Buch über Fleischkonsum und dessen Folgen geschrieben, das weltweit Furore macht und bei uns mit Spannung erwartet wird. Wie viele junge Menschen schwankte Jonathan Safran Foer lange zwischen Fleischgenuss und Vegetarismus hin und her. Als er Vater wurde und er und seine Frau überlegten, wie sie ihr Kind ernähren würden, bekamen seine Fragen eine neue Dringlichkeit: Warum essen wir Tiere? Würden wir sie auch essen, wenn wir wüssten, wo sie herkommen? Foer stürzt sich mit Leib und Seele in sein Thema. Er recherchiert auf eigene Faust, bricht nachts in Tierfarmen ein, konsultiert einschlägige Studien und spricht mit zahlreichen Akteuren und Experten. Vor allem aber geht er der Frage auf den Grund, was Essen für den Menschen bedeutet. Auch Foer kennt die trostspendende Kraft einer fleischhaltigen Lieblingsmahlzeit, die seit Generationen in einer Familie gekocht wird. In einer brillanten Synthese aus Philosophie, Literatur, Wissenschaft und eigenen Undercover-Reportagen bricht Foer in »Tiere essen« eine Lanze für eine bewusste Wahl. Er hinterfragt die Geschichten, die wir uns selbst erzählen, um unser Essverhalten zu rechtfertigen, und die dazu beitragen, dass wir der Wirklichkeit der Massentierhaltung und deren Konsequenzen nicht ins Auge sehen. »Tiere essen« besticht durch eine elegante Sprache, überraschende Denkfiguren und viel Humor. Foer zeigt ein großes Herz für menschliche Schwächen, lässt sich aber in seinem leidenschaftlichen Plädoyer für die Möglichkeiten ethischen Handelns nicht bremsen. Eine unverzichtbare Lektüre für jeden Menschen, der über sich und die Welt – und seinen Platz in ihr – nachdenkt. Mit einem eigens für die deutsche Ausgabe geschriebenen Vorwort von Jonathan Safran Foer. »Diese Geschichte begann nicht als ein Buch. Ich wollte nur wissen – für mich und für meine Familie – was Fleisch eigentlich ist. Wo kommt es her? Wie wird es produziert? Welche Folgen hat unser Fleischkonsum für die Wirtschaft, die Gesellschaft und unsere Umwelt? Gibt es Tiere, die man bedenkenlos essen kann? Gibt es Situationen, in denen der Verzicht auf Fleisch falsch ist? Warum essen wir kein Hundefleisch? Was als persönliche Untersuchung begann, wurde rasch sehr viel mehr als das ...« Jonathan Safran Foer Der Titel enthält eine vom Vegetarierbund Deutschlands (VEBU) zusammengestellte Übersicht zur Sachlage der Massentierhaltung in der Bundesrepublik.
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Containing Reports of the Leading Cases and Principal Rulings in Bankruptcy of the District Judges of the United States
Containing All the Important Bankruptcy Decisions in the United States
Annotated ... Reporting the Bankruptcy Decisions and Opinions in the United States, of the Federal Courts, States Courts, and Referees in Bankruptcy
A concise, pedagogically rich study guide, Inside Bankruptcy Law: What Matters and Why, emphasizes the essential components of the law -- how they fit together and why -- to give your students the leg up that some of them will need to benefit from their casebook reading and classroom experience. A complete design for learning, with a strong and robust author voice, features: authorship: Martin is the author of the Glannon Guide to Bankruptcy , which has received praise for its engaging and accessible writing style basic coverage of Bankruptcy Law, including brief discussions of state collections law, and all of the major bankruptcy topics the 2005 bankruptcy amendments, along with credit counseling, the means test, changes in exemption laws, additional filing requirements, changes to Chapter 13, and the new small business provisions a rich and dynamic pedagogy, consistently used, including: overviews -- what is important in this chapter to an understanding of Property Law key terms -- highlighted and defined in contex clear signposting -- generous use of heading levels and visual aids create a well-marked path to understanding FAQs (frequently asked questions)--anticipate questions, clear up misapprehensions, and test student understanding of material covered Sidebars -- study tips, hypos, cites to authorities, and marginalia graphics -- charts, graphs, figures, and art connections -- a concluding section at the end of every chapter that connects the material just covered to other chapters in the book, the field at large, and legal practice numerous charts that compare and tie together various aspects of bankruptcy law uncluttered and attractive 2-color page design From the publishers of the celebrated Examples & Explanations Series , the new Inside Series, featuring outstanding teacher-authors and an effective pedagogical strategy, will enable many students to approach their course work and class discussion with a grasp on the subject that had previously seemed unreachable.
What Matters and why
Author: Nathalie Martin,Ocean Tama
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Includes cases argued and determined in the District Courts of the United States and, Mar./May 1880-Oct./Nov. 1912, the Circuit Courts of the United States; Sept./Dec. 1891-Sept./Nov. 1924, the Circuit Courts of Appeals of the United States; Aug./Oct. 1911-Jan./Feb. 1914, the Commerce Court of the United States; Sept./Oct. 1919-Sept./Nov. 1924, the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia.
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Described by the Chicago Tribune as a "latter-day version of Dickens' Bleak House," Bankruptcy: A Feast for Lawyers is a shattering indictment of bankruptcy law by a CEO who lived through the experience of Chapter 11. Author Sol Stein exposes a system that is supposed to provide an opportunity for troubled companies to reorganize, but kills more than 70% of the businesses that take refuge in it while enriching legions of lawyers. In the nightmare world of Chapter 11, the gainers are seldom the creditors or the debtor company, but rather the bankruptcy bar, impeached in this book by their own conduct and the condemnation of their ethical brethren. Besides his own experience, the author draws examples from diverse industries -- trucking, food, real estate, oil, and publishing.
A Feast for Lawyers
Author: Sol Stein
Publisher: Beard Books
Category: Business & Economics
Surrounded by a host of political and social problems, America stands at the crossroads of a devastating economic crisis - the size and scope of which demands immediate action, while instability and debt loom over the future. • America is the greatest debtor nation in history. • The value of the dollar is at tremendous risk. • Inflation is about to become a huge reality. Crippled by personal debt, local and state governments facing revenue losses, and the federal government struggling to bail out segments of the economy, many Americans are suddenly afraid and uncertain of what the future may bring. Many worry if the United States can even recover from this crisis. Will you and your family financially survive and even thrive during this turbulent time? Bankruptcy of Our Nation gives you vital insight, historical and future perspective, revealing how America got into this mess, and how you can make informed decisions to weather this economic crisis. Don't rely on the government to secure your future - empower yourself with sound economic strategies, solutions, and godly principles today!
12 Key Strategies For Protecting Your Finances in These Uncertain Times
Author: Jerry Robinson
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
Category: Business & Economics
And on Her Resources to Maintain the Present Contest with France
Author: John Bristed
The true story of an ordinary middle-class married couple buried in over $94,000 in credit card debt who face debt collection, learn to defend themselves in court without hiring a lawyer, and force a major bank's collection attorney to dismiss its case against them. They avoid bankruptcy and they prevent collection. Every pleading (of both Plaintiff and Defendant) filed in this case is reproduced in its entirety - only the case number and names have been changed to protect the couple's privacy. What these people learned about the banking system would change their lives forever. NEW, UPDATED EDITION!!! Includes additional information about dealing with unscrupulous debt collectors -- their deceptive tactics, annoying phone calls, and various enticements designed to lure you into making yourself vulnerable to lawsuits; ALSO how the Statute of Limitations in your State can protect you from lawsuits and judgments.
Author: Heidi Guedel
Category: Business & Economics
Ocean Shores was the newest city in Washington for nearly 40 years, but for centuries before it had been a place of permanent occupation and food gathering for Native American tribes and a place for sea otter hunters, pioneers, and settlers to reach the interior of the Olympic Peninsula. Before Ocean Shores, there was the dream of a town called Cedarville followed by the reality of Lone Tree with its post office and 200 residents. Point Brown Peninsula was a village of survival for Polynesian Kanakas, Finns living on the edge of society, migrant workers called Bluebills, and a Hooverville for Depression-era families. After World War II, when developers first conceived of creating a “Venice of the West,” many said their dream would never last. However, in 1970, Ocean Shores became a city and today has entered its 50th year of development.
Author: Gene Woodwick
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
With the opening of sea routes in the fifteenth century, groups of men and women left Portugal to establish themselves across the ports and cities of the Atlantic or Ocean sea. They were refugees and migrants, traders and mariners, Jews , Catholics, and the Marranos of mixed Judaic-Catholic culture. They formed a diasporic community known by contemporaries as the Portuguese Nation. By the early seventeenth century, this nation without a state had created a remarkable trading network that spanned the Atlantic, reached into the Indian Ocean and Asia, and generated millions of pesos that were used to bankroll the Spanish empire. A Nation Upon the Ocean Sea traces the story of the Portuguese Nation from its emergence in the late fifteenth century to its fragmentation in the middle of the seventeenth and situates it in relation to the parallel expansion and crisis of Spanish imperial dominion in the Atlantic. Against the backdrop of this relationship, the book reconstitutes the rich inner life of a community based on movement, maritime trade, and cultural hybridity. We are introduced to mariners and traders in such disparate places as Lima, Seville and Amsterdam, their day-to-day interactions and understandings, their houses and domestic relations, their private reflections and public arguments. This finaly-textured account reveals how the Portuguese Nation created a cohesive and meaningful community despite the mobility and dispersion of its members; how its forms of sociability fed into the development of robust transatlantic commercial networks; and how the day-to-day experience of trade was translated into the sphere of Spanish imperial politics of commercial reform based on religious-ethnic toleration and the liberalization of trade. A microhistory, A Nation Upon the Ocean Sea contributes to our understanding of the broader histories of capitalism, empire, and diaspora in the early Atlantic.
Portugal's Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492-1640
Author: Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Dieses Buch von John Henry Goldfrap, welches erstmals 1915 veroffentlicht wurde, erzahlt eine unglaubliche und spannende Abenteuergeschichte. Es liegt hier in englischer Sprache vor.
Author: John Henry Goldfrap
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Previously published as The Mermaid Garden, the internationally bestselling author of The French Gardener presents a complex and irresistibly compelling novel that confirms the remarkable power of love to heal and transform. Ten-year-old Floriana is captivated by the beauty of the magnificent Tuscan villa that overlooks the sea just outside her small village. She likes to spy from the crumbling wall into the gardens and imagine that one day she’ll escape her meager existence and live there surrounded by its otherworldly splendor. Then one day Dante, the son of the villa’s powerful industrialist owner, invites her inside and shows her the enchanting Mermaid Garden. From that moment, Floriana knows that the only destiny for her is there, in that garden, with Dante. But as they grow up and fall in love, their romance causes a crisis, jeopardizing the very thing they hold most dear. Decades later and hundreds of miles away, a beautiful old country house hotel on England’s Devon coast has fallen on hard times after the financial crash of 2008. Its owner, Marina, advertises for an artist to stay the summer and teach the guests how to paint. The man she hires is charismatic and wise and soon begins to pacify the discord in her family and transform the fortunes of the hotel. However, he has his own agenda. Is it to destroy, to seduce, or to heal? Whatever his intentions, he is certain to change Marina’s life forever. Spanning four decades and sweeping from the Italian countryside to the English coast, this new story by Santa Montefiore is a moving and mysterious tale of love, forgiveness, and the past revealed.
Author: Santa Montefiore
Publisher: Simon and Schuster