The Northwest Coastal Explorer

Your Guide to the Places, Plants, and Animals of the Pacific Coast

Author: Robert Steelquist

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697717

Category: Travel

Page: 284

View: 7626

“Part field guide, part travel guide, Steelquist writes with the authoritative voice of that friend you want next to you on the trail or in the dunes—the one who knows just where to go for a weekend getaway and what to pack for the Pacific Northwest’s unpredictable weather.” —Portland Monthly Millions of visitors explore the magnificent coastline of the Pacific Northwest and all that it provides—unique plant life, easy-to-find animals, and magical places. The Northwest Coastal Explorer is a fun, engaging, lushly-illustrated guide to the marine life of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Profiles of the flora and fauna include tips on where and how to find them—like the ochre sea stars commonly discovered on exposed rocks and the olive snails found on sandy beaches—while the included getaway guide highlights the best weekend trips for each area.

Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine - E-Book

Author: Marc S. Micozzi

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329894X

Category: Medical

Page: 720

View: 5701

Practitioners like you have been turning to Micozzi’s comprehensive CAM text for the past 20 years. Filled with the most up-to-date information on scientific theory and research and updated contributions from world experts, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 5th Edition gives you a solid foundation of the therapies and evidence-based clinical applications for CAM – and expands your global perspective with new and updated chapters on healing systems from around the world. Dive into interesting discussions on massage, manual therapies and bodywork, yoga, chiropractic, osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy and essential oils therapy, "nature cure," naturopathy and naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this 20th anniversary edition is your ideal CAM reference! • A broad perspective traces CAM therapies from their beginnings to present day practices. • Clinical guides for selecting therapies, and new advances for matching the appropriate therapy to the individual patient, enables you to offer and/or recommend individualized patient care. • Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, and Marc Micozzi himself. • A unique synthesis of information, including historical usage, cultural and social analysis, current basic science theory and research, and a wide range of clinical investigations and observations, makes this text a focused, authoritative resource. • Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study. • Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you can carefully evaluate each treatment. • An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence. • Observations from mechanisms of action to evidence of clinical efficacy answers questions of how, why, and when CAM therapies work. • Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. • NEW! Updated chapters feature new content and topics, including: challenges in integrative medicine, legal issues, CAM in the community, psychometric evaluation, placebo effect, stress management, and much more! • NEW! Updated guides on common herbal remedies in clinical practice, East and Southeast Asia, and native North and South America deliver the latest information. • NEW! Revised chapters with new contributors offer fresh perspectives on these important and relevant topics. • EXPANDED! Basic science content and new theory and research studies cover a wide range of sciences such as biophysics, biology and ecology, ethnomedicine, psychometrics, neurosciences, and systems theory. • NEW! New and expanded global ethnomedical systems include new content on Shamanism and Neo-Shamanism, Central and North Asia, Southeast Asia, Nepal and Tibet, Hawaii and South Pacific, Alaska and Pacific Northwest, and contemporary global healthcare.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Pacific Northwest

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241198690

Category: Travel

Page: 344

View: 4224

The DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. Now available in PDF. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Pacific Northwest effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Pacific Northwest Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

Longstreet highroad guide to the Northwest Coast

Author: Allan May,Elizabeth May

Publisher: Longstreet Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 370

View: 1485

An astonishing amount of information on historic sites, beaches, geology, places to stay, and places to eat abounds in this series of coastal guides. The books feature the best each coast has to offer in a comprehensive and concise format. More than twenty maps guide readers in an easy-to-follow design. Nature lovers will have fun learning about the flora and fauna of the coast, as well as the geology and natural history of each area. Illustrations, sidebars of unique information, and photographs make Longstreet Highroad Coastal Guides a very pleasing series to look through and read.

Pacific Northwest

Author: Insight Guides

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishers

ISBN: 9780887297359

Category: Northwest, Pacific

Page: 332

View: 781

A travel series unlike any other, Insight Guides go beyond the sights and into reality. Their incomparable photojournalistic approach captures the uniqueness of each culture they cover: their traditions, their arts, their history, their lives. The stunning photography is married to compelling text, written by local writers; the people most qualified to convey their culture's "secrets". Yes, Insight Guides will tell you which attractions to visit, but they'll also tell you a whole lot more. From the most popular resort cities to the world's most remote and exotic villages, Insight Guides will give you the insider's perspective you need to truly experience any destination you visit. Insight Guides serve many purposes. They are ideal for planning a trip. And, they're wonderful souvenirs to treasure for years after. Even the armchair traveler can be swept away by their magnificent content and experience the world from the comfort of home. Many international and domestic and domestic destinations also offer companion FlexiMaps, an innovative laminated folding map specially designed for the discriminating traveler.

Tasmania

A Guide

Author: Sally Odgers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780864172365

Category: Travel

Page: 224

View: 1110


Western Australia

A Lonely Planet Australia Guide

Author: Jeff Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 315

View: 9916

In addition to providing accommodation and restaurant suggestions for all budgets and information on getting around by local transport, this guide includes: notes on some of the best beaches in Australia; description of the local fauna; and extensive historical coverage.

Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide

The Blue Movement Directory

Author: David Helvarg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781559638593

Category: Marine resources conservation

Page: 234

View: 2502

A new environmental movement is emerging to help combat threats to America's oceans and coasts, with hundreds of local and regional groups as well as dozens of national and international organizations being formed. The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide represents a comprehensive guide to this new "Blue Movement."This one-of-a-kind new reference details more than 2,000 organizations and institutions that are working to understand, protect, and restore our ocean and coastal areas. For each entry, the book gives contact information including phone and fax numbers, email addresses, web addresses and a brief description of program areas of interest. Along with the state-by-state listings of groups, the directory includes three detailed sections that identify relevant government agencies, academic marine programs, and marine and coastal parks and protected areas.To be published biennially, The Ocean and Coastal Conservation Guide is a vital new resource for anyone interested in the growing community of people working to protect and restore our coastal lands and waters.

Merit Students Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

View: 8547

A twenty-volume encyclopedia with entries designed for students from elementary through high school and written or reviewed by subject specialists.

AV Guide

The Learning Media Magazine

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Audio-visual education

Page: N.A

View: 552