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              Waste Recycling and Energy Saving
                 

              Waste Recycling and Energy Saving (PDF ebook)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              What are the best ways we can avoid creating excess waste and at the same time become more efficient with our power consumption? This book is a handy guide on how we can all live more sustainably by applying the most effective approaches to better manage our household waste and e...nergy use. Learn how to become a sustainable consumer and reduce your carbon footprint. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339079
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              Language en
              Published NZ 24 Apr 2016
              Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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              Artificial Intelligence
               

              Artificial Intelligence (PDF ebook – 450th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Artificial intelligence (AI) is already transforming the way we live, work, communicate and travel. However, along with the potential to improve our quality of life, AI and the use of robots and automation risks compromising human rights and freedoms. We all need to understand ho...w this technology is being developed, used and regulated. What is AI, how does it work, and what are the benefits and ethical concerns? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781922274014
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
              Interest Age Adults / General
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              Masculinity and Male Identity
                

              Masculinity and Male Identity (PDF ebook – 449th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Explores the masculine stereotypes which sustain gender inequality, focussing on traditional male gender roles, toxic masculinity, misogyny and attitudes which promote violence and disrespect towards women. Also addresses the impacts of traditional masculine norms on men's health... and wellbeing, encouraging positive, healthier masculinities. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339994
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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              Activism and Protest
                

              Activism and Protest (PDF ebook – 451st edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              This topic examines protest movements, rights and protections, and explores how activism can influence public opinion and hold governments and business accountable. Is the current climate of protest growing hotter for social change? Is Australia witnessing a rising tide of activi...sm which is shifting power to the people? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781922274038
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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              Conserving Native Forests
                

              Conserving Native Forests (PDF ebook – 452nd edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Looks at the current state of the world's forests and progress towards more sustainable forest conservation. It also focuses on how Australia is managing and conserving its own native forests. Topics include forestry protection policies; tree clearing and logging regulation; habi...tat destruction and species loss; and forestry certification, practices and plantations. What are the sustainable solutions to deforestation and forest management - how do we see the forests for the trees? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781922274052
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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              Drug Use and Harm Reduction
                

              Drug Use and Harm Reduction (PDF ebook – 453rd edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Explores ethical, legal and medical pros and cons in the drugs policy debate, featuring the topical issue of pill testing. Does testing give young people a false sense of security and promote risky drug use, when there is actually no safe level at which these substances can be ta...ken? Or are harm reduction approaches simply about saving lives and giving drug users a safety net? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781922274076
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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              Australia's Energy Debate
                

              Australia's Energy Debate (PDF ebook – 454th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              A secure supply of affordable, reliable and sustainable energy is essential to Australia's future growth and prosperity. What are the pros and cons of the various energy options? Are we adapting quickly enough to renewables or clinging too long to fossil fuels in order to counter... the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions on climate change? Australia's energy policy debate is far from settled - how should we power into the future? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781922274090
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              Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
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              Stolen Generations and the Way Ahead
                

              Stolen Generations and the Way Ahead (PDF ebook – 437th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              Examines past government practices of forced child removal and assimilation of indigenous children. What is the nation's current plan for healing the pain of the Stolen Generations? Are we any closer to needs-based funding and a financial redress scheme, dealing with intergenerat...ional trauma and establishing a policy response? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339758
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              Published NZ 25 Jan 2019
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              Gambling Issues
                

              Gambling Issues (PDF ebook – 438th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              This title reveals the various major forms of gambling activity and expenditure in Australia; explores the issues involved in dealing with problem gambling; and investigates gambling advertising and its impacts on young people. Why are Australians the world's biggest gamblers? Ar...e we really winning against the odds? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339772
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              Published NZ 25 Jan 2019
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              Pornography and its Harms
                

              Pornography and its Harms (PDF ebook – 439th edition)

              Edited by Healey, Justin

              How do young people navigate the risks and realities of exposure to explicit content? This resource sensitively handles topics including sexting, image-based abuse, parental controls and communication with teens. It also explores interventions and initiatives aimed at educators, ...parents and young people to address the harms of pornography. Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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              ISBN 9781925339796
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              Published NZ 25 Jan 2019
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