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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB): epidemiology, prevention and treatment

L. P. Ormerod.

in British Medical Bulletin

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases. 2943 words.

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is an increasing global problem, with most cases arising from a mixture of physician error and patient non-compliance during treatment of...

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An ecophysiological approach to modelling resource fluxes in competing plants

Gilles Lemaire and Peter Millard.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

A conceptual model of resource acquisition and allocation within a generalized, individual plant growing vegetatively in competition with others is presented. The model considers C and N...

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Special Issue Editor’s Note

Marilda de Sá Rosado Ribeiro.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 475 words.

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Empires of Coal

Shellen Xiao Wu.

April 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 280 pages.

This book is about how Chinese views of natural resource management underwent a major change as a result of the late Qing engagement with imperialism and science and argues that modern...

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The ILLR in Theory and Practice

Daniel McDowell.

in Brother, Can You Spare a Billion?

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Economy; International Relations. 9116 words.

While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has often been referred to as a de facto international lender of last resort (ILLR), this chapter explains why the Fund is not ideally positioned...

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Challenges of Coexistence

Ursula Münster.

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Environmental History. 10081 words.

Concerned with fractious relations of interspecies conflict in and around the Wayanad Wildlife Reserve, this chapter considers the knowledge, experience, and claims of forest officials,...

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Solar Energy: Theophany and the Theopoetics of Light in Gregory of Nyssa

T. Wilson Dickinson.

in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 7729 words.

This chapter seeks to complement, challenge, and transform the instrumental and engineered efforts that are currently being employed to address looming ecological catastrophes with the...

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Pre-industrial agriculture

I. G. Simmons.

in Global Environmental History

March 2008; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Prehistoric Archaeology. 29302 words.

The development of agriculture after about 10,000 BC produced human-directed genetics and environments. Though fire was still used, solar energy was garnered from more concentrated sources...

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The Coal Saga

Jairam Ramesh.

in Green Signals

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Environment. 13146 words.

How to balance ecological security and economic growth in practice? Should we privilege a dense forest over the coal reserves underneath it? Or should we mine the coal and let the forests...

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Conservation and Its Challenges in Kenya

Josphat Ngonyo and Mariam Wanjala.

in Ignoring Nature No More

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 3207 words.

This chapter discuses conservation challenges in Kenya. The country has a number of projects aimed at protecting endangered species and maintaining biodiversity. Those taking precedence...

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Competitive Interactions between Coyotes and San Joaquin Kit Foxes

Brian L. Cypher and Kenneth A. Spencer.

in Journal of Mammalogy

February 1998; p ublished online February 1998 .

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Competitive interactions between coyotes (Canis latrans) and federally endangered San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) were investigated at the Naval Petroleum Reserves in...

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Socio-spatial organization and spatial ecology

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills.

in Kalahari Cheetahs

April 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6521 words.

Home ranges of males (1204 km2) and females (1510 km2) were similar. Female home range size was positively related to the dispersion of prey and generally, but not exclusively, they...

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Introduction

Evan Watkins.

in Literacy Work in the Reign of Human Capital

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10510 words.

This book explores how literacy has changed in relation to technology, labor, capital, and economics. It argues that human capital can no longer be represented solely as the kind of...

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Twenty-first century, the century of coal? CO2 prices to curb coal demand

Harald Hecking.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Economic Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Energy Economics. 8375 words.

The paper investigates how a carbon price could halt the comeback of coal, which started in the early 2000s. Since the year 2000, coal has provided roughly 40 per cent of global primary...

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Optimizing Oil and Gas Depletion in the Maturing North Sea with Growing Import Dependence

Alexander G. Kemp and Linda Stephen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Hydrocarbon production from the UK Continental Shelf has now passed its peak. Net gas import requirements started in 2004 and increase substantially. The remaining reserves of both oil and...

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The Rationale for Sovereign Wealth Funds from a Development Perspective1

Stephany Griffith-Jones and José Antonio Ocampo.

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

November 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 2538 words.

This chapter examines the rationale for creating sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) from the perspective of developing countries. It distinguishes three motivations for creating SWFs. The first...

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Oil and Ghana’s Economy

Augustin Kwasi Fosu.

in The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 6920 words.

Significant oil reserves were discovered in Ghana in 2007, and production started in December 2010. Ghana’s astronomically high GDP growth of 15.0% in 2011 was mainly the result of oil...

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Conclusion

Patrick D. Murphy.

in The Media Commons

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 4545 words.

The conclusion digests the main issues explored in the previous chapters. The core argument put forward is that the global media landscape that materialized at the end of the twentieth...

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Parasitic castration: a perspective from a model of dynamic energy budgets

Spencer R. Hall, Claes Becker and Carla E. Cáceres.

in Integrative and Comparative Biology

August 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 8419 words.

Models of the evolution of virulence have typically focused on increased mortality, one of two negative effects that parasites can inflict on their host. Those that consider the other...

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Beyond The Carbon Economy

Edited by Don Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka Omorogbe and Lila K. Barrera-Hernández.

March 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 582 pages.

The present energy economy, with its heavy dependence on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term for many interconnected reasons. Climate change is now recognized as...

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