Advances in Marine Biology
Irukandji stings are a leading occupational health and safety issue for marine industries in tropical Australia and an emerging problem elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific and Caribbean. Their mild initial sting frequently results in debilitating illness, involving signs of sympathetic excess including excruciating pain, sweating, nausea and vomiting, hy...
Journal de la Société des Océanistes
An anthropomorphous sculpture in wood has filled visitors to the Louvre with admiration for ten years. Over a century ago now it stood in a little village on the island of Malo in Vanuatu where it was honoured and venerated. The vicissitudes of colonial history and the competition between the missionaries of various denominations radically altered ...
Automation and Remote Control
Taro(Colocasia esculenta[L.] Schott) Cultivation in Vertical Wet-Dry Environments: Farmers’ Techniques and Cultivar Diversity in Southwestern Ethiopia. Taro (Colocasia esculenta [L.] Schott) is a food crop that was domesticated in Asia and the Pacific region and is now grown in the humid tropics. Following its arrival in Africa in ancient times, it...
Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry
Thermodynamic and kinetic features of the reaction of aminoguanidine with malonic acid in aqueous solutions at pH 0.5–1.3 to give mono-and diguanylhydrazides of malonic acid were examined, and the reaction mechanism was suggested.
Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 14-Volume Set
Vanuatu is home to immense cultural and linguistic diversity. This article gives an overview of Tamabo, one of the many languages spoken in the northern part of the archipelago. It broadly describes the phonological and grammatical features of Tamabo, and gives some examples of particular constructions typical of it, such as widespread derivational...