The Last Giants satisfies British explorer Levison Wood's lifelong desire to learn more about the majestic African elephant. These giants trek through some of Africa’s most magnificent landscapes as they go in search of life-giving waters and pastures. El Nino’s droughts and an insatiable ivory trade have cut African elephant numbers by a third in the last decade alone, and if elephants disappear entirely, Africa’s entire ecosystem could collapse. But Botswana has become a safe haven, where one-sixth of the world’s elephants now reside. Each year their numbers grow and an incredible migration takes place, which Wood witnesses and records. He teams up with local trackers to gain insight into how this iconic species survives, camps out in the wild, meets the people and tribes living on the migration’s path, and joins the park rangers whose job it is to protect these land goliaths, equipped with his “good eye for detail and better ear for dialogue” (Wall Street Journal).
From bestselling author Amanda Owen come more tales of life at Ravenseat, the remote Yorkshire hill farm she shares with husband Clive, eight children and 1,000 sheep. In A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess she describes the age-old cycles of a farming year and the constant challenges the family faces, from being cut off in winter to tending their flock on some of Yorkshire's highest, bleakest moors - land so inaccessible that in places it can only be reached on foot.
Writing with her trademark warmth and humour, Amanda takes us into her life as nine-year-old Miles gets his first flock, Reuben takes up the flugelhorn and she gives birth to a new baby girl. She is touched by the epic two-day journey of a mother sheep determined to find her lamb and gives a new home to an ageing and neglected horse. Meanwhile Clive is almost arrested on a midnight stakeout to catch a sheep-worrying dog and becomes the object of affection for a randy young bull. Funny, poignant and charming, A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess is a must for anyone interested in the countryside and those who farm it.
A guided meditation designed to help you put the WOW in your bod!Ready to feel on top of the world as an attractive ‘best you can be’ you?When you have completed this meditation, you will feel (and look) terrific. Motivated and inspired, you will attract people wherever you go.You will have created a ‘perfect body’ that’s just right for you (not an external definition!) that you can respect and love.Love Your Body has been designed carefully to erase the negative thoughts that block you from taking control over your life so that you can regain confidence and achieve the healthiest version of you possible. This guided meditation comes with two valuable ‘extras’:1. 2 different endings. Besides the actual guided meditation itself, you will receive a choice of a ‘sleep’ or ‘wake’ ending depending on whether you are listening in the morning or evening.2. A deep sleep music track. If you choose a sleep ending, this track will help deepen your sleep after you have completed your meditation session. Hi:) I’m Amy Applebaum. And I’m really glad you are here!As a business owner who has made millions and a Life Success coach who has coached dozens of ambitious women (and some men), I believe very strongly that success is just as much about ‘how you think’ as it is ‘what you do’.Success is first and foremost an Inside Job.I have seen it in my own life.I’ve seen it with the entrepreneurs and industry leaders I have worked with whose lives have been wildly transformed just by changing their thoughts and then taking actions on those new beliefs.Let’s face it. We have a lot on our plate. And those of us who are running our own businesses even more so.We are giving so much to the world around us.But things won’t shift until we get those birds on our shoulders to stop the negative chitchat.And the best fastest way to cut the self-doubt in its tracks is through meditation.And I make doing meditation dead easy.My MOVE collections are guided meditations.You don’t have to learn the ‘ins and outs ’of meditation. All you need to do is throw those earbuds in and drift off to sleep!Downloaded over 500,000 times on places like iTunes and Audible, my MOVE meditations don’t just ‘relax’ and distress, they are specifically designed to help you get MOVING and unstuck.So that you can finally live the life you have always wanted!“This download has changed my life. I have been listening daily and my self-image has not only improved but I have been more motivated to stick with my promises regarding healthy eating and exercising and have lost 5 lbs. because of it!” ~ Michelle Anderson, Chiropractor & Yoga InstructorIsn’t it time? Isn’t it time to set aside the roadblocks that are impeding you from being the healthiest, happiest possible version of you?And it’s so easy.Just put the earbuds in and listen.Nothing simpler.All you need to do to open the door to loving your body the EASY wayis waiting for you here.
How to survive everything from hurricanes and wildfires to earthquakes and tsunamis, from the editors of Outdoor Life. From basic precautions like knowing how to use a fire extinguisher to emergencies like riding out an avalanche, this comprehensive collection of practical advice prepares you to protect yourself, your home, and your family in a wide variety of situations. Included are sections on: The Essential: Get ready with the right emergency kit and first aid supplies. Be ready for earthquakes, floods, blizzards, and other natural disasters wherever you may be. Learn simple tips and techniques for treating common injuries, assessing danger, and getting to safety fast. The Extreme: When a tornado is bearing down on your car, the floodwaters have cut off your home, or you’re camping and the lightning strikes seem to be getting closer—what do you do? This book tells you, in simple steps with handy illustrations. The Emergency: Mudslides, avalanche, falling boulders often start without warning, leaving little time to prepare—or even think. Be prepared for the worst so you can react quickly. From the premier publication that was founded nearly 125 years ago, this is a valuable resource for those who want to be ready for anything nature throws at them.
An illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings.
Fungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entries — on topics as varied as Alice in Wonderland, chestnut blight, medicinal mushrooms, poisonings, Santa Claus, and waxy caps — this collection will transport both general listeners and specialists into the remarkable universe of fungi.
Combining ecological, ethnographic, historical, and contemporary knowledge, author and mycologist Lawrence Millman discusses how mushrooms are much more closely related to humans than to plants, how they engage in sex, how insects farm them, and how certain species happily dine on leftover radiation, cockroach antennae, and dung. He explores the lives of individuals like African-American scientist George Washington Carver, who specialized in crop diseases caused by fungi; Beatrix Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit, who was prevented from becoming a professional mycologist because she was a woman; and Gordon Wasson, a J. P. Morgan vice-president who almost single-handedly introduced the world to magic mushrooms. Millman considers why fungi are among the most significant organisms on our planet and how they are currently being affected by destructive human behavior, including climate change.
This Step By Step Audio Course will take you through everything you need to know to set up Instagram and use every tool available to achieve Instagram Success in your business.For beginners through to advanced Instagram users this course will uncover the hidden treasures that Instagram has to offer.
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This highly informative book begins with an examination of the background to Germany's primary military objectives in relation to the western end of their self-styled 'Fortress Europe' including the early foundation of shore defences in northern France.In 1941, there was a switch in emphasis of the Atlantic Wall's role from attack to defence. Beach defences became more elaborate and the Nazi-controlled Todt Organisation began a massive building programme constructing new bunkers and reinforcing existing sites, using forced labour.Hitler appointed Rommel to formulate Germany's anti-invasion plans in early 1944. At the same time the Allies were making extensive studies of the fortifications and preparing for the challenge of overcoming this most formidable of obstacles.Using, in many cases, previously unpublished accounts of the soldiers on the ground this book follows Britain's 79th Armoured Division, Sir Percy Hobart's 'Funnies', as they utilised their unique weaponry in support of Allied efforts to ensure the success of the invasion. The author draws on British, American, Canadian and German sources.Hitler's Atlantic Wall Normandy also includes information on war cemeteries along with travel information and accommodation suggestions and a guide to the relevant museums.
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