Guide to organic animal husbandry
|This guide aims to provide guidance to producers interested in organic animal husbandry. The document explains what is organic animal husbandry , its advantages, how it is regulated, what conditions must be accomplished and what steps are required to certify a production as |
Collier on Democracy and Violence
Paul Collier of Oxford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his new book, Wars, Guns, and Votes, a study of democracy and violence. Collier lays out the incentives facing a dictator who is considering the seductive appeal of holding an election. He defends his empirical work that forms the basis for many of the policy ideas in the book. Collier then makes the case for international military intervention to support democracies in poor countries.
Munger on Cultural Norms
Michael Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about cultural norms--the subtle signals we send to each other in our daily interactions. Mike, having returned from a four-month stint as a visiting professor in Germany, talks about the challenges of being an American in a different culture with very different expectations on how people will interact. Our speech patterns, how we wait in line, how we treat each other at the grocery, the interaction between a teacher and a s
Willingham on Education, School, and Neuroscience
Daniel Willingham of the University of Virginia and author of the book Why Don't Students Like School? talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about how the brain works and the implications for teaching, learning, and educational policy. Topics discussed include why we remember some things but not others (and what we can do about it), the central role of memory in problem solving and abstract reasoning, the current state of math education in America, and what makes a good teacher.
The west coast of Africa was formerly called the Gold Coast for its rich mineral resources. But in the 1700s, the slave trade made human life the most profitable commodity. Now more than 25 structures - castles, fortresses, and trading posts - dot the coast as a reminder of the terrible crimes of our past, in the hopes that they will never be repeated. Run time 01:10
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Jeff Jarvis
Jeff Jarvis is an American journalist and an associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York’s new Graduate School of Journalism. He writes a new media column for The Guardian and hosts its Media Talk USA podcast. Jarvis is the creator of the popular weblog BuzzMachine, which tracks developments in new media. Prior to that, Jarvis was creator and founding editor of Entertainment Weekly; Sunday editor and associate publisher of the New Y
Cridlebaugh and Cook 2010
Lectures & Interviews - 2009/10 Lectures & Presentations - Cridlebaugh and Cook 2010 - Central Washington University > Activities, Performances, Guest Speakers, Sports > Lectures & Interviews > 2009/10 Lectures & Presentations > Cridlebaugh and Cook 2010
Continents and Oceans
Teachers talks about the continents(7), oceans(7), and other parts of the map including the lines that divide the earth.
Krista Tippett, Founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith": "Reading from 'Spea
The founder and host of American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith" will read from her book. Leigh Schmidt (Department of Religion), Matt Hedstrom (Center for the Study of Religion), and Judith Weisenfeld (Department of Religion) will be the panel participants. Carolyn Rouse, Department of Anthropology, will serve as moderator.
A journalist and former diplomat, Krista Tippett conceived the idea for "Speaking of Faith" while consulting for the ecumenical institute of St. John's Abbey, Collegevil
Copyright 2009 University of Nottingham