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The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
Special symposium by leading lawyers and scholars on intellectual property law, including patents and trademarks. The Green Issue presents cutting-edge articles on the emerging "green" movement in environmental law and its promotion through IP law. Topics include encouraging biodiversity/HIPPO, green labeling and false marketing, miscalculating long-term costs, and patenting environmental tech.
Oregon's Greatest Natural Disasters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Giant earthquakes and tsunamis devastate western Oregon every 300 to 600 years. The last one hit in 1700, so we're due anytime. This informative, entertaining book tells the stories of Oregon's past floods, fires, and eruptions. Then it investigates the cycles behind our natural disasters and takes a look at what may happen when the next "Big One" strikes.
False Alarm: Global Warming--Facts Versus Fears
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Fear: The public is told the planet is warming, humans are the main cause and the results will be 'oblivion'. Fact: The planet hasn't warmed in a decade, humanity's role in warming is small, and past warming has even been called 'paradise'. False Alarm is for readers who want to go beyond fears to the facts about global warming--all the facts, not just the scary 'facts' of the climate alarmists.
A-Z of Global Warming: The Facts Not The Fiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Complete guide on global warming and climate change set out in A-Z format, from the relevance of the Amazon, Biofuels, Greenhouse gases to the Weather and Zero hour. Written for the lay person as well as the seasoned eco-crusader alike. If you are concerned about global warming, or simply just interested in getting the facts - this is the book for you.
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Intertidal Zone is a thrilling account involving the world of Sea Stars and their magnetic ability to regenerate and about an incident involving events from the future as conveyed by an assembly of erudite Cosmic Explorers and Time Travelers. Beyond and above the Environmental danger that is hanging precariously over this Planet, this book warns of a future Globe-wide event of a haunting nature.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Wind Energy: Wind Power Systems, Turbines, Small Wind Consumer Guide, Incentives for Development, Low and Large Wind, Plans and Programs, Siting and Other Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of wind energy, with information on design, development, and financing, small wind power consumer guide for homeowners and businesses, federal government incentives for development, plans and programs, siting and environmental issues, and much more. Introduction to Wind Energy; Small Wind Electric Systems - U.S. Consumer's Guide; more.
Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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A book about driving change within the sustainability community itself. People are not engaging with the information they hear. Green Spin addresses how we can express green messages differently, encouraging campaigners and educators to appeal to the emotions, sub-conscious and mirror neurons of their audience. Green Spin takes you on a spin around the right-brain/eco-creative helix.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual (FM 3-100.4) guides the United States (US) Army and the US Marine Corps (USMC) in applying appropriate environmental protection procedures during all types of operations.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
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Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Is this what you are looking for? A positive vision is emerging – a community-based, but globally linked and co-ordinated society, a global human family looking after each other and the Earth. eGaia describes the many starting points around the world, and next big steps where they join and link up. It clarifies, gives background, principles, and a light fictional picture of a sustainable world.
Hunting Practices of the Wachiperi: Demystifying Indigenous Environmental Behavior
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
What makes indigenous peoples conserve or degrade biodiversity? This study provides a superb example of the changing environmental behavior of indigenous groups in light of widespread phenomena such as cultural change, market expansion, and greater diversification of livelihoods.
Complete Guide to the Three Worst Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Fukushima 2011, Three Mile Island 1979, and Chernobyl 1986 - Authoritative Coverage of Radiation Releases and Effects
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,300 pages.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Household Hazardous Materials - A Guide for Citizens (IS-55) - Inside and Outside the Home, Handling, Storage and Disposal, Disaster Prevention Tips
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, introduces you to household hazardous materials and things you can do to protect yourself and your family from injury or death. This course was designed for the general public.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including significant excerpts from the Final Environmental Impact Statement - on the risks of the pipeline.
Can America Survive?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book shows that when fossil-fuel reserves deplete in a few years, Earth’s total human population will drop to about 500 million people or less. The book describes a “minimal regret” population -- a long-term-sustainable, environmentally sound population consisting of a single industrialized nation of five million people and a hunter-gatherer population of five million.
Nuclear Crisis 2011: The Major Accident at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant - Reactor Training Manual, Complete Chronicle of Events and Radiation Releases from the TEPCO Japanese Power Station
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 466,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This combination ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station along with our reproduction of the BWR nuclear power plant reactor training manual from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with comprehensive technical data on reactor systems, components, and operation.
2013 Complete Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Encyclopedic Coverage of Production Issues, Protection of Drinking Water, Underground Injection Control (UIC)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 343,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.