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The most striking trend of the past half-century is that individuals are travelling further but not more often. The total number of trips people make on average in a year has remained fairly stable since 1965, as has the time we spend travelling, but the distance we travel has almost doubled over the same period.
An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy with Discussion Questions and a Guide to Going "Glocal"
Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world. This new edition includes a study guide, a deeper explanation of the "glocal" concept, and advice for students looking to become engaged as both local and global citizens.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced a continued increase in the proportion of its journal titles indexed in the 2014 release of Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® (JCR). A total of 1,202 Wiley titles (approximately 70%) were indexed, up from 1,193 in the 2012 JCR, and including 13 titles which have been indexed for the first time.
A Marine Mammal Science analysis on failed shark attacks on the approximately 120 Atlantic spotted dolphins that are residents of the waters near Bimini, The Bahamas, has found that a total of 14 dolphins (15% of 92 cataloged animals) showed some sign of shark attack, and a further 15 (16%) exhibited scars that could not conclusively be classified as shark induced or not.
In The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget, readers will learn countless true stories about people who have successfully relocated to places where their retirement money goes farther.
Author Richard Albright examines both the military’s policies towards the Chesapeake Bay and its uses of the Bay.
China's transformation from a poor country to the world's number two economy is one of the most significant developments in contemporary history
In her new book, How to Buy Real Estate Overseas leading authority on buying property overseas Kathleen Peddicord offers practical advice on how to find great deals, buy and manage property profitably in unfamiliar and potentially volatile foreign markets.
SAY Anything to Anyone, Anywhere offers five simple guidelines to successful selling, negotiating, managing intercultural communication; designed to maximize effective interactions across the globe
There is No Us and Them
New book differentiates between the stereotype and the reality of East-West relations
New research reveals the tactics commuters use to avoid each other, a practice the paper published in Symbolic Interaction describes as ‘nonsocial transient behavior.’
HR professionals' guide to creating a culturally agile talent pipeline
From garment factories in Cambodia to banana plantations in Costa Rica, Kelsey Timmerman is dedicated to addressing global issues through storytelling. By traveling the world and telling the stories of the people he meets, Timmerman is able to educate his readers and initiate dialogue about how to improve our world economy.
Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies is now available to give amateur photographers the instruction they need to create their own beautiful nature and landscape portraits. Packed with constructive, expert advice, this full-color and extra large trim beginner’s guide escorts readers through the basics of photography and explains how to apply those fundamentals when taking high-quality outdoor photos.
Today Structure 44, LLC announced it has expanded its online offering of Defensive Driving For Dummies™ and Traffic School For Dummies™ to include California and Arizona.
A comprehensive new review published in the journal Respirology indicates that lung problems are major causes of morbidity and mortality following natural disasters.
From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide® to Walt Disney World® comes
THE UNOFFICIAL GUIDE TO WALT DISNEY WORLD WITH KIDS 2011
Plus the latest information on Universal’s new attraction, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Give the kids a pint of butter beer? Bob Sehlinger, the creator of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, provides tips on how to enjoy the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios. More tips are given in the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World and Beyond Disney.
Is it possible to use evolutionary algorithms to create touring plans that can save up to 4.5 hours of waiting in line per day? How about using a technological optimization program that determines which of the admissions options is the best suited for a particular visitor?