Criptozoología: el enigma de las criaturas insólitas by Daniel Rojas

By Daniel Rojas

“Daniel Rojas en este libro intenta desvelar qué se esconde detrás de esos animales misteriosos que los angeles ciencia se niega a aceptar presentando datos precisos, hallazgos paleontológicos sorprendentes incluso descubrimientos concretos.”
(Blog Animals cross wilde)

“Recurriendo a informes y relatos bien documentados, a referencias históricas y literarias de épocas diferentes y a los últimos descubrimientos paleontológicos y zoológicos, el autor nos hace viajar por un mundo insólito que comienza por los misterios del mar y sus profundidades.”
(Blog Me gustan los libros)

“Se lee con una rapidez sorprendente, quizás porque ahonda poco en determinadas criaturas a prefer de un listado enorme y sugerente cuyas anécdotas, si las hay, se narran con ligereza y se leen con interés.”
(Web Anika entre libros)

“Daniel Rojas, por su parte, hace especial hincapié en Ias nuevas posibilidades de investigación que aporta el cambio climático, ya que bajo el deshielo pueden aparecer descubrimientos sorprendentes.”
(Revista Qué Leer)

Un repaso exhaustivo por las especies animales desconocidas que habitan en los lugares más recónditos e inexplorados del planeta Tierra.

Es imposible que los angeles moderna zoología cubra toda los angeles tierra y descubra todas las especies, aún en nuestros días existen lugares inexplorados de los angeles Tierra y, en ellos, habitan las especies animales más sorprendentes: l. a. criptozoología rastrea esos animales de los que se tiene noticia. El calamar gigante, el okapi o el dragón de comodo, antes de descubrirse y de que l. a. biología los estudiase eran leyendas, mitos, críptidos, animales no reconocidos por los angeles zoología. Criptozoología: el enigma de las criaturas insólitas realiza un repaso por aquellas criaturas que se habían avistado pero que no se conocían; por aquellas especies que, creyéndose extinguidas, seguían poblando nuestro planeta; valora las posibilidades biológicas de que existan animales que aún hoy nos parecen irreales; y, por último, desenmascara los fraudes que a lo largo de l. a. historia se han dado con respecto a los animales imposibles.

Daniel Rojas está más interesado en l. a. base científica de los animales que en aceptar cualquier posible ejemplar del que se haya tenido noticia y esto se ve en casos como el del monstruo del lago Ness, en donde demuestra las conexiones submarinas del lago con el mar en lugar de ahondar en toda l. a. mitología que envuelve al monstruo. Prefiere hacer un análisis exhaustivo de numerosas especies enriqueciendo cada análisis con imágenes y con mitos y anécdotas que centrarse en las manidas historias del yeti y del bigfoot. Además defiende l. a. tesis de que l. a. cantidad de lugares terrestre y submarinos que aún siguen sin explorar sumado al cambio climático que se está dando en el planeta todavía nos depararán innumerables sorpresas zoológicas.

Razones para leer los angeles obra:

• Existen pocos libros que traten el tema de los animales no reconocidos por l. a. ciencia y lo haga de un modo que sea accesible a todo el mundo.
• l. a. obra está enfocada desde los angeles historia, los angeles paleontología, los angeles zoología y l. a. criptozoología y muestra los angeles posibilidad de que se den las especies desde estos cuatro enfoques.
• El autor enriquece el texto con anécdotas y mitos sobre las especies tratadas además de con teorías propias sobre los angeles evolución y el desarrollo de las especies.
• l. a. información que el autor aporta en l. a. obra viene acompañada de importantes documentos gráficos por lo que el lector se sorprenderá al ver animales que hasta ahora desconocía.

Una obra que comprende de un modo tremendamente eficiente los angeles historia de los estudios que comenzara en los angeles década de los 50 del S. XX Bern Heuvelmans y que han contado con el apoyo de científicos tan ilustres como Carl Sagan o l. a. primatóloga Jane Goodall.

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The Pocket Book of Weather: Entertaining and Remarkable by Michael Bright

By Michael Bright

That includes 3 thousand crucial evidence and figures, illustrated with greater than fifty colour pictures and diagrams, this enjoyable and informative consultant explains how the elements shapes our planet and impacts all our lives. From the elements you face every day to the honour of rainbows and lightning and the drama of tornadoes, sunlight storms, and monsoons, Michael shiny explores:

How clouds develop
What makes the wind blow
Why no snowflakes are the same
What factors tornadoes
Why deserts are so dry and rainforests so wet
What the El Niño impact is
How rainbows form
How to learn a climate map
And a lot more.

After marveling at lightning, explaining thunder, and discovering there isn't any finish of the rainbow, shiny investigates how climate becomes much more very important sooner or later, either due to weather switch, and due to new methods of harnessing the remarkable energy of nature to generate strength. The notebook of climate is an interesting compendium of invaluable and interesting details, to be loved at domestic or whereas climbing, cycling, or differently outdoor.

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The Nature and Destiny of Man - A Christian Interpretation - by Reinhold Niebuhr

By Reinhold Niebuhr

Arguably Niebuhr's most crucial paintings, this ebook deals a sustained articulation of his theological ethics and is taken into account a landmark in 20th-century inspiration. This e-book concerns a problem to Western civilization to appreciate its roots within the religion of the Bible. the expansion, corruption and purification of the real Western emphases on individuality are chronicled right here insightfully.

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Dolphin Mysteries: Unlocking the Secrets of Communication by Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff

By Kathleen M. Dudzinski, Toni Frohoff

"Dolphins have interested people for millennia, giving upward push to an abundance of reports and myths approximately them, but the particular info in their lives within the sea have remained elusive. during this spell binding ebook, Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff take us into the dolphins' aquatic global to witness firsthand how they reside their lives, speak, and have interaction with each other and with different species, together with people.

Kathleen M. Dudzinski and Toni Frohoff are scientists who've jointly devoted greater than forty years to learning dolphins underneath the ocean's floor, often via a close-up underwater lens. Drawing on their lonesome studies and on up to date examine, the authors exhibit that dolphins are decidedly not only individuals of a bunch yet detailed members, capable of converse with each other and with people. Dudzinski and Frohoff introduce a brand new method of taking a look at, and hearing, the vocabulary of dolphins within the sea, and so they even supply an introductory "dolphin dictionary," directory complicated social indications that dolphins use to proportion info between themselves and with humans. Unveiling an intimate and scientifically exact portrait of dolphins, this booklet will attract each person who has sought after a better glimpse into the hearts and minds of those outstanding creatures."

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Rain: A Natural and Cultural History by Cynthia Barnett

By Cynthia Barnett

Rain is elemental, mysterious, helpful, destructive.

it's the topic of numerous poems and work; the pinnacle of the elements file; the resource of the world's water. but this is often the 1st booklet to inform the tale of rain.

Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins 4 billion years in the past with the torrents that crammed the oceans, and builds to the storms of weather switch. It weaves jointly science--the real form of a raindrop, the mysteries of frog and fish rains--with the human tale of our ambition to manage rain, from historic rain dances to the 2,203 miles of levees that try to straitjacket the Mississippi River. It bargains a glimpse of our "founding forecaster," Thomas Jefferson, who measured each drizzle lengthy earlier than glossy meteorology. centuries later, wet skies may aid encourage Morrissey's mopes and Kurt Cobain's grunge. Rain is additionally a travelogue, taking readers to Scotland to inform the extraordinary tale of the waterproof coat raincoat, and to India, the place villagers extract the smell of rain from the monsoon-drenched earth and switch it into perfume.

Now, after millions of years spent praying for rain or worshiping it; burning witches on the stake to forestall rain or sacrificing babies to carry it; mocking rain with irrigated agriculture and towns in-built floodplains; even attempting to blast rain out of the sky with mortars intended for conflict, humanity has eventually controlled to alter the rain. simply now not in methods we meant. As weather switch upends rainfall styles and unleashes more and more serious storms and drought, Barnett indicates rain to be a unifying strength in a fractured global. an excessive amount of and never approximately adequate, rain is a talk we proportion, and this can be a booklet for everybody who has ever skilled it.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Nature and Scripture in the Abrahamic Religions: by Jitse M. Van Der Meer, Scott Mandelbrote (eds.)

By Jitse M. Van Der Meer, Scott Mandelbrote (eds.)

The 2 better half volumes of "Interpreting Nature and Scripture within the Abramic Religions" give a contribution to a contextual overview of the mutual impacts among scriptural exegesis and hermeneutics at the one hand and practices or innovations of interpretation in normal philosophy and the average sciences at the different. We search to elevate the low profile this topic has had either within the background of technological know-how and within the heritage of biblical interpretation. additional, questions about the translation of scripture remain provoked through present theological mirrored image on medical theories. We additionally search to supply old context for renewed mirrored image at the function of the hermeneutics of scripture within the improvement of theological doctrines that engage with the normal sciences.The members contain: J. Matthew Ashley, Robert E. Brown, Elizabeth Chmielewski, Edward B. Davis, Henri W. de Knijff, Marwa Elshakry, Richard England, Menachem Fisch, George Harinck, Bernhard Kleeberg, Scott Mandelbrote, G. Blair Nelson, Alexei V. Nesteruk, Jitse M. van der Meer, R. P. W. (Rob) Visser and William Yarchin.

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The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway by Arno Kopecky

By Arno Kopecky

A crusing journey alongside the proposed Northern Gateway marine direction with a clean new voice in non-fiction.

With oil and fuel behemoth Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway suggestion nearing approval, supertankers loaded with million barrels of oil may perhaps quickly be plying the waters from northern British Columbia down the wild Pacific Coast. This area is domestic to the most important tract of temperate rainforest in the world, First international locations who've lived there for millennia, and a few of the world’s so much biodiverse waters—one spill is all it's going to take to erase 10000 years of evolution.

Arno Kopecky and his partners shuttle aboard a forty-one-foot sailboat exploring the pristine route—a profoundly risky marine setting that registered 1,275 marine vessel incidents—mechanical mess ups, collisions, explosions, groundings, and sinkings—between 1999 and 2009 on my own. Neither Kopecky nor the boat’s proprietor have ever sailed ahead of, but they courageous those waters on my own whilst their captain leaves them half means in the course of the journey.

Written with Kopecky’s quickly humor and deft contact, it is a wealthy evocation of a mythic position and the ecology, tradition, and historical past of a mythical area with a knife at its throat.

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The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Our global is stuffed with outstanding range, from amoebas to zebras, from tiny toadstools to large oaks. The wonders of the flora and fauna are on reveal within the Animal publication. This consultant to lifestyles on our planet is packed packed with information regarding creatures giant and small. This tome is based in accordance with medical category, with user-friendly causes of greater than 1,500 specimens, each one stunningly photographed. A "tree of life" greets readers before everything of the ebook, charting the complicated and interconnected relationships among species. each plant and animal is gifted in share, with in-depth spreads giving a feeling of scale to every organism. characteristic spreads that concentrate on a unmarried specimen enable childrens wake up shut and private with the world's such a lot attention-grabbing animals, making The Animal publication excellent not just for homework aid yet to meet kids' interest in regards to the wealth of residing creatures that inhabit our planet.

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Learning from Nature How to Design New Implantable by S. Weiner, P. Zaslansky (auth.), R. L. Reis, S. Weiner

By S. Weiner, P. Zaslansky (auth.), R. L. Reis, S. Weiner (eds.)

The improvement of fabrics for any substitute or regeneration program can be in accordance with the thorough figuring out of the constitution to be substituted. this can be actual in lots of fields, yet fairly exigent in substitution and regeneration medication. The calls for upon the cloth homes mostly depend upon the location of program and the functionality it has to revive. preferably, a alternative fabric should still mimic the dwelling tissue from a mechanical, chemical, organic and practical perspective. after all this can be a lot more uncomplicated to put in writing than to enforce in scientific perform. Mineralized tissues comparable to bones, the teeth and shells have attracted, within the previous couple of years, huge curiosity as common anisotropic composite constructions with enough mechanical houses. in truth, Nature is and may stay the easiest fabrics scientist ever. Who greater than nature can layout advanced buildings and regulate the difficult phenomena (processing routes) that result in the ultimate form and constitution (from the macro to the nano point) of residing creatures? Who can mix organic and physico-chemical mechanisms in any such means which can construct perfect structure-properties relationships? Who, else than Nature, can relatively layout clever structural elements that reply in-situ to external stimulus, having the ability of adapting always their microstructure and correspondent homes? within the defined philosophy line, mineralized tissues and biomineralization tactics are excellent examples to learn-from for the fabrics scientist of the future.

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