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Jampel, Barbara

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Most widely held works by Barbara Jampel
Gorilla by Anthony Browne( Visual )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calls attention to the plight of the gorilla, which is on the verge of extinction. Profiles a zookeeper, a research scientist, a research psychologist, a writer-photographer, and a husband and wife team working on the mountain gorilla project. Film footage demonstrates the animals' intelligence, humanlike qualities, and the effects of their exploitation by humans
In the shadow of Vesuvius by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the days of the Roman empire, the numerous eruptions of Italy's Mount Vesuvius have devastated whole cities and towns, also destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum in A.D. 79. Describes how the volcano affects the lives of the two million people who live in its shadow
Mysteries of mankind by Barbara Jampel( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor
Those wonderful dogs by Mei guo guo jia di li xue hui ; (National Geographic Society)( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the many abilities of these devoted creatures
Amazon, land of the flooded forest by Bruce Parry( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A naturalist's view of the Amazon River & Valley, its ecology and inhabitants
Cats and dogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic explores the genetic journey of cats and dogs and examines the amazing relationship that has evolved over the years between people and these animals
Among the wild chimpanzees by Nicolas Noxon( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1960 Jane Goodall set out for Tanzania's remote Gombe Stream Game Reserve to study the behavior of man's closest living relative, the chimpanzee. With dedication and perseverance she earned the trust of a wild chimp community, and gradually they revealed their individual personalities and the rich tapestry of their daily lives. This film looks at two landmark decades of Jane Goodall's work, including her dramatic discovery of chimpanzees making and using tools"--Container
Braving Alaska( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Danish and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ventures to the Alaskan bush where families are carving out lives for themselves in the tradition of the state's early settlers. Focuses on the adventurous spirit of these pioneering people
National Geographic best of 125 years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Geographic celebrates 125 years of amazing discoveries and memorable moments with this 2-disc collection of programming. Featuring some of the best National Geographic films from the 125 years DVD collection, this compilation highlights legendary discoveries, human stories, and historical milestones
Rain forests by Scope( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

#1: Venture beyond the dense green curtain into the rain forest that thrives in splendid isolation on a Panamanian island, Marvel at the complex interactions among the exotic species that live, feed, breed and die here. #2: Journey into a tropical jungle where torrential rains annually transform the dry forest floor into a watery world. Watch river dolphins navigate the flooded treetops and the masterful hunting techniques of the electric eel and notorious piranha
The Jacques Cousteau odyssey by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time bomb at 50 fathoms: Off Italy's southern coast, two ships collide, and the sunken one at sea bottom has a cargo of 900 drums of toxin. Before the metal barrels disintegrate and release their poisons, a team of experts forms to execute an exhaustive recovery plan to stave off catastrophe. Using the pioneering work of Jacques Cousteau's Comshelf experiments, which demonstrated that divers could live and work efficiently for a significant period of submersion, hundreds risk their lives in a race against a deadly toxic time bomb. Mediterranean, cradle or coffin?: Decades ago, Jacques cousteau found the water of Veyron near Marseilles teeming with marine life. Returning years later, he discovered the same sea floor to be a desert, virtually devoid of fish. Appalled at the ravages of pollution, Cousteau and crew seek scientific weapons to combat the horrors of urban wastes pouring into the Mediterranean. The explorers find that not only is pollution to blame, man's industrial might encroaches upon the sea's most vulnerable point, shallow coastal areas that serve as natural habitats
Sex role development by Clyde C Robinson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines male and female sex roles, focusing on how stereotypes are formed. Discusses ways to avoid transmitting these traditional stereotypes to children
Mediterranean, cradle or coffin?( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Cousteau and his Calypso crew document a 5-month cruise in the Mediterranean taking samples of the water and ocean bottom, and interviewing scientists regarding the effects of pollution on the world's oceans
Prenatal development a life in the making by Genevieve Clapp( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the formation and development of the fetus, focusing on the influences the external environment can pose
Alaska, into the wilderness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giant bears of Kodiak Island. Explores the life and habitat of the world's largest carnivore, the Kodiak bear. Includes discussion of threats from human encroachment
The Passion of the saints( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines religion, history and psychology to present the stories of Christian saints whose heroism and extreme self-denial continue to fascinate us today. Includes reenactments, scholarly commentary, visits to shrines, churches and sanctuaries, and a behind-the-scenes look at the process of canonization in the Vatican
Time bomb at 50 fathoms( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the pioneer work of Cousteau's Comshelf experiments--which demonstrated that divers could live and work efficiently for a significant period while submerged--hundreds of dedicated scientists risk their lives in a race against a deadly toxic time bomb
Infancy( Visual )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of physical, perceptual, emotional, social, linguistic, and cognitive development of human infants from birth to 18 months of age, presenting experiments which show that babies are born with sophisticated perceptual mechanisms
Lion Africa's king of the beasts( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographers spent an entire year living among a lion pride in the Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzanis, where three generations - cubs, adolescents, and leaders - revealed their fascinating true characteristcs. The crater is an enclosure that supports zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and other lion prey. You will witness adolescents learning the art of hunting; the introduction of newborn cubs to the pride; the struggle for survival during the dry season; and many other rare images of birth, life and death in the pride
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