Fondation Nicolas Hulot For the past 40 years I have been travelling the world, a witness to its slow destruction. I have decided to become a player in its reconstruction. To share my belief and my rallying call, I wrote Osons. 12 concrete propositions to the attention of the States and an appeal to everybody to put pressure on their decisions. Together, let’s call on the Heads of State to address the challenges posed by climate change. FICHE P.Grandcolas - Loan or information request : Research My research focuses on the phylogenetic analysis of evolution and is aimed at reconciling the approaches developed for building trees on the one side and those developed for using trees on the other side. Thunder, Flush and Thomas Crapper: INDEX- Chapters: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z From the Preface to Adam's book: A few years ago I presented on television a short piece about Thomas Crapper. I enjoyed making it, but what amazed me was how much interest it generated; people are fascinated by lavatories. A friend, half jokingly, said I should write a book about them, and I began to do some research.
Laboratories : HRL Researchers Develop World’s Lightest Material MALIBU, Calif., November 17, 2011 — Researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, announced today they have developed the world’s lightest material with a density of 0.9 mg/cc, approximately one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam™. The results of their research―a collaborative effort between HRL, The California Institute of Technology and the University of California, Irvine―are published in the November 18 issue of Science. Read the Science article. Social inclusion How can we open up the circle of decision-makers to include regular citizens? How can governments better respond to citizen’s concerns? How can people and decision-makers cooperate for a better future in the coming decade?
Remembering Teilhard On the 50th anniversary of the death of Teilhard de Chardin, S.J., the Jesuit Thomas M. King wrote a short profile for America commemorating the accomplishments of this scientist and priest: Teilhard was striving for sanctity by working in science, and this effort would require a new understanding of what it means to be holy. The traditional understanding of sanctity regarded secular work as a “spiritual encumbrance” and viewed “the world around us as vanity and ashes.” To come to the things of God required rejection of the things of earth. So says the First Letter of John: “Do not love the world or the things of the world” (2:15).
Eco Preservation Society About EPS Osa - Get Involved in EPS Osa - Join EPS Osa The pristine rainforests and the rugged natural beauty of the Osa Peninsula make this region among the most beautiful areas in Costa Rica. Declared ‘one of the most biologically intense places on earth’ by the National Geographic Magazine, the Osa Peninsula along with Drake Bay have today, become the premier ecotourism destination in the county. The Osa Peninsula is a peninsula located in southwestern Costa Rica, in the Puntarenas Province, with the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Golfo Dulce to the east.
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