Protecting the Future

Stories of Sustainability from RMIT University

Author: Sarah Holdsworth,Tricia Caswell

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643099514

Category: Science

Page: 202

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Protecting the Future showcases tangible examples of the practical implementation of global sustainability and the triple bottom-line plus one (comprising environmental, social and cultural economic and governance dimensions) in the scholarship and operations of RMIT University. These practical initiatives, applications and methodologies can provide information and inspiration for individuals or organisations wanting to implement global sustainability principles in their planning and operations. Global sustainability is one of the fastest growing concerns around the world. Organisations of all kinds are increasingly aware that their future may well depend on their ability to create solutions to economic, environmental, social and cultural as well as governance issues.

Protecting the Future

SEAL of Protection, Book 8

Author: Susan Stoker

Publisher: Stoker Aces Production, LLC

ISBN: 1682306615

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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**Same story...updated cover!** Wolf and his fellow SEAL team members have saved many lives, and been in even more harrowing situations, but their latest mission might prove the most difficult of all. Charged with rescuing American soldier, Sergeant Penelope Turner, from the clutches of ISIS, the men infiltrate the refugee camp where she’s believed to be held. The conditions are horrific, the search nearly impossible, but Penelope herself could prove the key to their success…if the SEALs can interpret her clues. An unforgiving desert, perilous mountain terrain, a rising body count and insurgents on the hunt…all of this and more stands between the SEALs completing their mission and returning home to their women, left to bravely deal with fears of their own stateside. Sometimes a mission is more than one team can handle. With a little help from newfound friends, the SEALS won’t stop until they’ve won the day. Failure is not an option. ** Protecting the Future is the 8th and final book in the Seal of Protection Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger endings. --- Read what others are saying about New York Times bestselling author, Susan Stoker: "Riveting action and characters you'll love!” Elle James, NYT Bestselling Author “If you love alpha heroes and nail-biting romantic suspense, then you can’t go wrong with Susan Stoker.” Sawyer Bennett, NYT Bestselling Author “Nail biting suspense, heartwarming charm, and downright sexy characters you can't help but fall in love with.” Lainey Reese, USA Today Bestselling Author “Nobody does intense action better than Susan Stoker” Desiree Holt, USAT Bestselling Author “Another winner! Sexy and action-packed, what I’ve come to expect from Susan Stoker! Cristin Harber, NYT Bestselling Author "Susan does romantic suspense right! Edge of my seat + smokin' hot = read ALL of her books! Now.” Carly Phillips, NY Times Bestselling Author --- Read the entire SEAL of Protection romance series! Protecting Caroline Protecting Alabama Protecting Fiona Marrying Caroline Protecting Summer Protecting Jesskya Protecting Melody Protecting the Future Protecting Dakota Topics: contemporary romance, military romance, series, romantic suspense series, mystery, bbw romance, funny romance, modern romance, urban romance, Texas, Texas romance, wealthy, USA today, USA today bestseller, homeless romance, city romance, smart romance, mystery, dogs in romance, lighthearted romance, hot romance, susan stoker, susan stoker romance, proposal, proposal romance, engagement, engagement romance, new york times bestseller romance, NYT romance, new york times romance, sexy, heartwarming, heart-warming, family, love, love books, kissing books, emotional journey, contemporary, contemporary romance, romance series, long series, long romance series, army, army series, former military, cop, police officer, policeman, cop romance, wealthy hero, firefighter, fireman, fireman romance, sassy, strong heroine, captivating romance, hot, hot romance, forbidden love, sparks, loyalty, swoon, contemporary, rescue, kidnap, handicap, justice, single mother, Texas, Officer, enlisted, daughter, shelter, claiming, defending, protect, damsel in distress, hospital, doctor, drama, action and adventure, action romance,Texas, HEA, Delta Force, Army romance, veteran, disabled veteran, former soldier, soldier, romantic, paraplegic, Navy, Navy SEAL romance, SEAL, California, San Diego, Special Forces, ocean, mission, commander, wounded, babies, baby, adopt,

Greenpeace Captain

My Adventures in Protecting the Future of Our Planet

Author: Peter Willcox,Ronald Weiss

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1466892196

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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A Man. A Mission. GREENPEACE CAPTAIN PETER WILLCOX has been a Captain for Greenpeace for over 30 years. He would never call himself a hero, but he is recognized on every ocean and continent for devoting his entire life to saving the planet. He has led the most compelling and dangerous Greenpeace actions to bring international attention to the destruction of our environment. From the globally televised imprisonment of his crew, the "Arctic 30," by Russian Commandos to international conspiracies involving diamond smuggling, gun-trading and Al-Qaeda, Willcox has braved the unimaginable and triumphed. This is his story--which begins when he was a young man sailing with Pete Seeger and continues right up to his becoming the iconic environmentalist he is today. His daring adventures and courageous determination will inspire readers everywhere.

Journalism Under Fire

Protecting the Future of Investigative Reporting

Author: Stephen Gillers

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231547331

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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A healthy democracy requires vigorous, uncompromising investigative journalism. But today the free press faces a daunting set of challenges: in the face of harsh criticism from powerful politicians and the threat of lawsuits from wealthy individuals, media institutions are confronted by an uncertain financial future and stymied by a judicial philosophy that takes a narrow view of the protections that the Constitution affords reporters. In Journalism Under Fire, Stephen Gillers proposes a bold set of legal and policy changes that can overcome these obstacles to protect and support the work of journalists. Gillers argues that law and public policy must strengthen the freedom of the press, including protection for news gathering and confidential sources. He analyzes the First Amendment’s Press Clause, drawing on older Supreme Court cases and recent dissenting opinions to argue for greater press freedom than the Supreme Court is today willing to recognize. Beyond the First Amendment, Journalism Under Fire advocates policies that facilitate and support the free press as a public good. Gillers proposes legislation to create a publicly funded National Endowment for Investigative Reporting, modeled on the national endowments for the arts and for the humanities; improvements to the Freedom of Information Act; and a national anti-SLAPP law, a statute to protect media organizations from frivolous lawsuits, to help journalists and the press defend themselves in court. Gillers weaves together questions of journalistic practice, law, and policy into a program that can ensure a future for investigative reporting and its role in our democracy.

Protecting the Future

A Vision for Maryland

Author: Maryland. Governor's Commission on Growth in the Chesapeake Bay Region

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)

Page: 20

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The Future of Drug Safety:

Promoting and Protecting the Health of the Public

Author: Committee on the Assessment of the US Drug Safety System,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309103045

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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In the wake of publicity and congressional attention to drug safety issues, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested the Institute of Medicine assess the drug safety system. The committee reported that a lack of clear regulatory authority, chronic underfunding, organizational problems, and a scarcity of post-approval data about drugs' risks and benefits have hampered the FDA's ability to evaluate and address the safety of prescription drugs after they have reached the market. Noting that resources and therefore efforts to monitor medications' risk-benefit profiles taper off after approval, The Future of Drug Safety offers a broad set of recommendations to ensure that consideration of safety extends from before product approval through the entire time the product is marketed and used.

Protecting the Future of Social Security

Hearing Before the Budget Committee, U.S. House of Representatives

Author: John R. Kasich

Publisher: DIANE Publishing

ISBN: 9780788184444

Category: Social security

Page: 55

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Includes: statement of Jose Pinera, Pres. International Center for Pension Reform, & Cochairman, Cato Project on Social Security Privation; & prepared statement of Hon. Nick Smith, a Rep. in Congress from the State of Michigan. Mr. Pinera discusses the change in the retirement system in Chile in 1980, when workers were told that their payroll tax could go into an individual savings account. Now every Chilean worker carries a pension passbook, & every month 10% of his or her wages are deposited in this account to create a large retirement fund.

Protecting the future for adult education

a report on the issues affecting the present provision of adult general education

Author: Great Britain. Advisory Council for Adult and Continuing Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Future Attack

Protect the Past: Defend the Present & Preserve the Future in the Name of Global and National Security Interest.

Author: Stephen Michael

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1532048769

Category: Fiction

Page: 244

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With the ability of time travel, certain world powers seek to reverse historical events in an attempt to change the future to attain global power in their favor by dissolving the power of the US. Ronnie Slay is a time travel agent for the Agency. He is tasked with traveling through time to prevent these historical reversals from occurring. In other words; prevent future attacks on the US and its allies, by protecting the past, preserving the present, and defending the future, in the name of Global and National Security interest.

The New Protectionism

Protecting the Future Against Free Trade

Author: Tim Lang,Colin Hines

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Free trade

Page: 184

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Protecting the future of social security

hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, September 24, 1997

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780160575983

Category: Political Science

Page: 55

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Preserving the Past, Protecting the Future

A History of Missouri's Sheriffs

Author: Nancy Hogland,Missouri Sheriffs' Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692314623

Category: Sheriffs

Page: 272

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This historical book, published in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the Missouri Sheriffs' Association, explores the origin of the office of sheriff, which dates back to the 1800s, and includes a history of the office of sheriff in each of Missouri's 114 counties and the city of St. Louis, a history of the MSA as well as a list of sheriffs who have served in each county since its inception.

Safeguarding the Future

Governing in an Uncertain World

Author: Jonathan Boston

Publisher: Bridget Williams Books

ISBN: 0947518266

Category: Political Science

Page: 216

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In an era of populist politics, Brexit, Donald Trump, 24-hour news cycles and perpetual election campaigning, how do we govern well for the future? How do we take the long view, ensuring that present-day policy decisions reflect the needs and safeguard the interests of future generations? In this timely BWB Text, acclaimed policy scholar Jonathan Boston sets out what ‘anticipatory governance’ might look like in New Zealand. Confronted with a world becoming more uncertain by the day, this book is essential reading for anyone questioning how democratic societies can tackle the unprecedented challenges ahead.

Protecting the Land

Conservation Easements Past, Present, and Future

Author: Julie Ann Gustanski,Roderick H. Squires

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 566

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A conservation easement is a legal agreement between a property owner and a conservation organization, generally a private nonprofit land trust, that restricts the type and amount of development that can be undertaken on that property. Conservation easements protect land for future generations while allowing owners to retain property rights, at the same time providing them with significant tax benefits. Conservation easements are among the fastest growing methods of land preservation in the United States today.Protecting the Land provides a thoughtful examination of land trusts and how they function, and a comprehensive look at the past and future of conservation easements. The book: provides a geographical and historical overview of the role of conservation easements analyzes relevant legislation and its role in achieving community conservation goals examines innovative ways in which conservation easements have been used around the country considers the links between social and economic values and land conservationContributors, including noted tax attorney and land preservation expert Stephen Small, Colorado's leading land preservation attorney Bill Silberstein, and Maine Coast Heritage Trust's general counsel Karin Marchetti, describe and analyze the present status of easement law. Sharing their unique perspectives, experts including author and professor of geography Jack Wright, Dennis Collins of the Wildlands Conservancy, and Chuck Roe of the Conservation Trust of North Carolina offer case studies that demonstrate the flexibility and diversity of conservation easements. Protecting the Land offers a valuable overview of the history and use of conservation easements and the evolution of easement-enabling legislation for professionals and citizens working with local and national land trusts, legal advisors, planners, public officials, natural resource mangers, policymakers, and students of planning and conservation.

Institutions For Future Generations

Author: Iñigo González-Ricoy,Axel Gosseries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191063975

Category: Political Science

Page: 432

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In times of climate change and public debt, a concern for intergenerational justice should lead us to have a closer look at theories of intergenerational justice. It should also press us to provide institutional design proposals to change the decision-making world that surrounds us. This book provides an exhaustive overview of the most important institutional proposals as well as a systematic and theoretical discussion of their respective features and advantages. It focuses on institutional proposals aimed at taking the interests of future generations more seriously, and does so from the perspective of applied political philosophy, being explicit about the underlying normative choices and the latest developments in the social sciences. It provides citizens, activists, firms, charities, public authorities, policy-analysts, students, and academics with the body of knowledge necessary to understand what our institutional options are and what they entail if we are concerned about today's excessive short-termism.

The Human Right to a Green Future

Environmental Rights and Intergenerational Justice

Author: Richard P. Hiskes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521873959

Category: Law

Page: 171

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This book presents an argument for establishing environmental human rights as the legitimate possession of both present and future generations. It uses these rights - to clean air, water, and soil - to make an argument for justice across generations, that is, for recognizing the obligation that present generations have to preserve the environment and natural resources for future generations.