The Dog Poop Initiative

Author: Kirk Weisler
Editor:
ISBN: 9781932280838
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No one takes responsibility for the smelly surprise a dog leaves on the local soccer field, until, late in the day, an enterprising dad steps up and removes the offensive pile.

City Imaging Regeneration Renewal And Decay

Author: Tara Brabazon
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400772351
Size: 18,32 MB
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This book examines the paradoxes, challenges, potential and problems of urban living. It understands cities as they are, rather than as they may be marketed or branded. All cities have much in common, yet the differences are important. They form the basis of both imaginative policy development and productive experiences of urban life. The phrase ‘city imaging’ is often used in public discourse, but rarely defined. It refers to the ways that particular cities are branded and marketed. It is based on the assumption that urban representations can be transformed to develop tourism and attract businesses and in-demand workers to one city in preference to another. However, such a strategy is imprecise. History, subjectivity, bias and prejudice are difficult to temper to the needs of either economic development or social justice. The taste, smell, sounds and architecture of a place all combine to construct the image of a city. For researchers, policy makers, activists and citizens, the challenge is to use or transform this image. The objective of this book is to help the reader define, understand and apply this process. After a war on terror, a credit crunch and a recession, cities still do matter. Even as the de-territorialization of the worldwide web enables the free flow of money, music and ideas across national borders, cities remain important. City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal, Decay surveys the iconography of urbanity and explores what happens when branding is emphasized over living.

The It Service Part 2 The Handbook

Author: Pierre Bernard
Editor: Van Haren
ISBN: 908753700X
Size: 20,88 MB
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Since the early 2000s numerous external scenarios and drivers have added significant pressures upon the IT organisations. Among many, these include: Regulatory compliance: data privacy requirements and corporate scandals have focused a requirement for transparency – with high impact on IT organisations Economic pressures: require IT organisations to more closely align with business imperatives. The outcome has been an explosion of ‘standards’ and ‘frameworks’ each designed to support the IT organisation as it demonstrates to the world that they are the’ rock’ of an organisation: strong, reliable, effective and efficient. Most of these standards and frameworks have great elements but no organisation can adopt them all – and many were created without sufficient considerations for interoperability. The IT Service (in 2 parts) looks at the key and very simple goals of an IT organisation and clearly and succinctly presents to the reader the best ‘rock solid’ elements in the Industry. It then shows how all the key elements can easily ‘crystallise’ together –with great templates and check-lists. In Part 1 (another book) the reader is presented with the simple objectives that the IT department really must address. In Part 2 (this book) the reader gains expert advice on how the components of IT Service are ‘crystallised’ in a real environment. There’s a delightfully simple set of steps: OVERVIEW OF THE SERVICE DESIGN PACKAGE THE SERVICE STRATEGY ASPECTS Of SERVICE DESIGN OUTPUTS OF THE SERVICE DESIGN PHASE OUTPUTS OF THE SERVICE TRANSITION PHASE OUTPUTS OF THE SERVICE OPERATION PHASE Within these the Author gives a very simple set of templates (or tells you where they are to be found), practical guidance and very simple checklists. It’s up the reader how far you develop each stage: a lot depends on the nature of your business of course. The joy of this approach is that the reader knows that all basic components are identified -- and that more extensive resources are referred to if the reader wishes to extend.

The It Service Part 1 The Essentials

Author: Pierre Bernard
Editor: Van Haren
ISBN: 9087539177
Size: 11,55 MB
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Make it Simple and Keep it SimpleSince the early 2000s numerous external scenarios and drivers have added significant pressures upon the IT organisations. Among many, these include:Regulatory compliance: data privacy requirements and corporate scandals have focused a requirement for transparency with high impact on IT organisationsEconomic pressures: require IT organisations to more closely align with business imperatives.The outcome has been an explosion of standards and frameworks each designed to support the IT organisation as it demonstrates to the world that they are the rock of an organisation: strong, reliable, effective and efficient. Most of these standards and frameworks have great elements but no organisation can adopt them all and many were created without sufficient considerations for interoperability. The IT Service (in 2 parts) looks at the key and very simple goals of an IT organisation and clearly and succinctly presents to the reader the best rock solid elements in the Industry. It then shows how all the key elements can easily crystallise together with great templates and check-lists. In Part 1 (this book) the reader is presented with the simple objectives that the IT organisation really must address. The author uses his extensive expertise to present to the reader they key themes and processes that apply. In order to keep it simple the author strips down what appears to be complex standards into their basic components and demonstrates to the reader that these components are actually common sense. The author s independence means that the reader doesn t get one view of one or two approaches every aspect of the IT service is considered and presented to create a unique holistic view of the basic building blocks of a rock solid IT department. Topics included are:Designing The ServiceManagement Of RisksTransitioning The ServiceManaging The Service Day-To-DayImprovement EffortsUpcoming TrendsN.B.: In Part 2 (another book) the reader gains expert advice on how the components of IT Service are crystallised in a real environment.

The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

Author: Rose Seemann
Editor: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550925881
Size: 17,18 MB
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Reduce the environmental paw print of your furry friend.

One Nation Under Dog

Author: Michael Schaffer
Editor: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 9781429962728
Size: 14,58 MB
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A witty, insightful, and affectionate examination of how and why we spend billions on our pets, and what this tells us about ourselves In 2003, Michael Schaffer and his wife drove to a rural shelter and adopted an emaciated, dreadlocked Saint Bernard who they named Murphy. They vowed that they'd never become the kind of people who send dogs named Baxter and Sonoma out to get facials, or shell out for $12,000 hip replacements. But then they started to get weird looks from the in-laws: You hired a trainer? Your vet prescribed antidepressants? So Schaffer started poking around and before long happened on an astonishing statistic: the pet industry, estimated at $43 billion this year, was just $17 billion barely a decade earlier. One Nation Under Dog is about America's pet obsession—the explosion, over the past generation, of an industry full of pet masseuses, professional dog-walkers, organic kibble, leash-law militants, luxury pet spas, veterinary grief counselors, upscale dog shampoos, and the like: a booming economy that is evidence of tremendous and rapid change in the status of America's pets. Schaffer provides a surprising and lively portrait of our country—as how we treat our pets reflects evolving ideas about domesticity, consumerism, politics, and family—through this fabulously reported and sympathetic look at both us and our dogs.

Raw Dog Food Diet Guide A Healthier Happier Life For Your Best Friend

Author: Green Initiative
Editor: Green Initiatives
ISBN:
Size: 11,31 MB
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Want a happier and healthier pet? Read this guide on the best raw food diet for dogs, just the way nature meant it. You will notice the difference immediately. Silkier fur, no bad breath, more active, healthy and happy. Find all kinds of healthy raw dog food recipes and suggestions. In this book you will learn: How to give your best friend the gift of a stronger, happier, healthier and more active life How you dog can extend his / her life span and enjoy more time with you How your dog can build better dental health, which also helps get rid of his or her bad breath for good! How your dog can benefit from a much stronger immune system to avoid illness! How your dog can get and maintain a healthier, glossier and shinier coat that you will immediately begin notice right away! How to help your dog improve their digestion dramatically which will help tremendously with weight control, more energy and stamina to live their life to the fullest. How to improve your dog's overall mental well-being How to help your best friend avoid sickness and get rid of all kinds of allergies And most importantly do all of the above without any Meds or visits to the Vet! This guide will walk you through exactly what kind of diet your dog needs which is the best for him / her. You will learn some amazing facts about your dog that you were not aware of. Here is a quick fact: Dogs can get sick easily just because of their diets. Most dogs die much earlier than their potential to live because of poor diets and unnecessary medication. Living a lifestyle supplemented by preservatives, fillers, animal byproducts, additives and chemicals is NOT the life you want for your dog. What you want is a 100% natural diet, but one that is done the right way. This book will go over how to safely consume a natural raw meat diet and improve your dog's overall digestive and immune systems. Here are just a handful of topics the guide covers: The benefits of a good dog diet The effects of a poor dog diet Essential nutrients and vitamins required by your dog Do dogs need carbohydrates? The effects of raw food on dogs Switching from commercially prepared food to raw food diet Raw vs. cooked Dog Food Overcoming your fears and anxieties Biggest myths on Raw Dog Food Customizing your dog's raw food diet Best raw dog food ingredients Storing raw food for dogs Best resources of raw dog food Diet guide for dogs Where to feed them, when to feed them, how often to feed them and how much? Mixing raw dog food with Kibble Feeding fruit and vegetables to your dog Feeding your dog raw fish Should you give table scraps to your dog? Special diets for special dogs Commercial Dog Food Mystery ingredients, additives and preservatives Problems with commercial dog food Supplementing your dog's raw food diet Myths about supplements Can supplements harm or help your dog? Poisonous plants for your dog Raw Dog Food recipe types Holiday dog food safety A survey of different veterinary views of raw dog food diet (MUST) You will also get a bonus section on Raw Dog Food Recipes! A dog's overall being is predicated first and foremost on their diet. This is no different from your own personal needs. Think about it, your health and well-being is mainly determined by what you eat or consume. Like you, dog's can get sick easily if their diet leads to a weak immune system, and this affects their lifespan. What you probably don't know is that sickness and early death can be totally prevented from the very beginning by correcting your dog's diet to what it is meant to be. When you feed your dog the right food, you can sit back and relax because your Best Friend will stay happy, healthy and live much longer.

Bermuda Triangle

Author: Eino K. Nurminen
Editor: Your Face Tells All
ISBN: 1929956142
Size: 12,70 MB
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A selection of fictional stories many based on the life experiences of the author, Eino K. Nurminen, who moved from his native Finland to Los Angeles, California in 1963.