|The Ever Given fiasco clearly illustrated the global economy runs on ships. Need to brush up on nautical terms? The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea provides coverage of a huge range of topics, from shipbuilding, yachting, diving, marine engineering, and marine mammals, to smuggling, tsunamis, mermaids, and the language and literature of the sea.|
It’s spring in the northern hemisphere, which means it’s prime time to help the bee and butterfly populations, especially in urban areas, while helping reduce our own physiological and psychological stress. New for Earth Month—Elsevier Science & Technology’s Encyclopedia of Microbiology and CABI’s Invasive Alien Plants: Impacts on Development and Options for Management can help you navigate your way through planting season.