Criminalising Peacekeepers

This book examines Australia’s and the United States’ ability to prosecute their peacekeepers for sexual exploitation and abuse. The United Nations has too long been plagued by sexual exploitation and abuse in some of the world’s most vulnerable communities. Discussion within United Nations’ reporting and academic scholarship focuses on policy; however, a significant concern outlined here is that peacekeepers are committing sexual of...

Living with Chickens: Everything You Need To Know To Raise Your Own Backyard Flock

A revised and updated bestseller Revised in coordination with the American Poultry Association Covers all the essentials of raising and keeping chickens. More than 75 color photographs and illustrations. People across the country are raising chickens, whether for food or companionship. You can, too, with this indispensable guide. Straightforward advice and dozens of clear, detailed illustrations gives any future chicken farmer the to...

Gliding Mammals of the World

This book is out of Australia and associated with CSIRO, which seems to produce an endless number of excellent academic studies (not always particularly readable). The book in some ways is exhaustive. The art, paintings by Peter Schouten, is superb. The book consists of brief descriptions and Schouten's paintings. Many are marked "little or nothing known" and one gets the feel that here is an area of topics for people in PhD programs...

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beagles

You’re no idiot, of course. You know Beagles are one of the most popular breeds—and you think they’re darn cute, as well. But what would it be like to have a Beagle of your very own? That’s the question that’s been hounding you ….Don’t settle for a Poodle or another breed! The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Beagles has everything you need to know about these smart, stubborn dogs. In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, you g...

Bats and Human Health: Ebola, SARS, Rabies and Beyond

An important resource that reviews the various infectious diseases that affect bats and bat populations Bats and Human Health: Ebola, SARS, Rabies and Beyond covers existing literature on viral, bacterial, protozoan, and fungal infections of bats and how these infections affect bat populations. The book also offers an overview of the potential for zoonotic transmission of infectious diseases from bats to humans or domestic animals. W...

Starlings And Mynas (Helm Identification Guides)

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the Old World family of birds in the HELM IDENTIFICATION series. The Indo-Malayan and Afro-tropical varieties are covered, along with the New World immigrants, and the text together with drawings, maps and photographs show aspects of bird behaviour, distribution and natural history.

Live. Love. Bark.

Live. Love. Bark. provides a fun spin on happiness quotes by incorporating our beloved pet companions. Quotes and inspiration, interspersed with fun and playful pups, will resonate with happy and nostalgic dog owners or those who could use a boost of cheer. Meant to inspire the dog lover in everyone, this collection is just as lovable as man's best friends.

A Dog's Life: A Book of Classic Photographs

Almost every page of this book is filled with heart-warming photos of how amazing dogs are in their behavior, talents, appearances, and ways they communicate their love for LIFE itself. If you are familiar with LIFE magazine's photography and their uniqueness to show true LIFE in action and the humor and warmth of life itself, then this book is what you can use to cheer up your day and entertain your family, and sit on your coffee ta...

Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive foundational guide for dog owners. No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated on an understanding of the dog's true nature. Dogs need food, water, exercise and play, rest, veterinary care--the basics. But since dogs naturally want ...