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Over the past two decades, a select group of small but highly effective grassroots organizations have achieved remarkable success in protecting endangered species and forests in the United States. The Rebirth of Environmentalism tells for the firs...

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At McGraw-Hill, we believe Beer and Johnston's Mechanics of Materials is the uncontested leader for the teaching of solid mechanics. Used by thousands of students around the globe since it's publication in 1981, Mechanics of Materials, provides a ...

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Microcosmos: Discovering The World Through Microscopic Images From 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification

Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beachfrom sea glass to driftwood, shells to stonesevoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air. In her writings, Iselin shares th...

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