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Nature and the Nerd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,890. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book describes the evolution of some neglected woods in Sandwich, New Hampshire from negligible wildlife into a rejuvenated forest where wildlife thrives. As the forest evolves, so does the Nerd - from a research and development engineer to a person who feels an ongoing kinship with the land.
Climate Change and Human Rights: The 2015 Paris Conference and the Task of Protecting People on a Warming Planet
Series: Global Policy e-books. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Can framing climate change as a “human rights issue” be expected to strengthen the political resonance of the problem and spur immediate and significant action? Can it open fertile legal avenues for its management? And is it the correct way of framing the problem?These are the questions addressed by contributors to Global Policy’s e-book entitled “Climate Change and Human Rights'.
Saving the Earth One Garden at a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is both a horticultural chronicle charting the gardening year through the eyes and garden of the author and a call to arms to protect our gardens and wider environment from those who would seek to destroy them. It will encourage readers to think twice about their actions, open their eyes and make use of the green space available to them for the benefit of society as a whole.
Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Devastation on the Delaware: Stories and Images of the Deadly Flood of 1955 60th Anniversary Edition
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $9.69 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
Our Incredible Shrinking Planet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
‘Our Incredible Shrinking Planet’ explores the possibility that gravity slowly increases over millennia forcing the Earth to become more massive and crush itself under the pressure. Scientists cannot explain how the dinosaurs managed to attain their huge sizes or how enormous pterodactyls were able to fly in our current gravity, so was it once less?
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
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.
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
Can America Survive?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: 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.
The Story of Aqualead: A New Healing Energy for a New Earth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Story of Aqualead is a narration of the author’s memoirs of her years living in Argentina, and her unusual encounter with a new healing energy called Aqualead. She relates her incredible journey of relocating to South America from her home in Canada, and how she inadvertently channelled and developed a new healing system destined to heal water and rebalance nature.
Juicio a los Humanos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Fiction » Inspirational
Los animales del planeta Tierra se han reunido en la selva para celebrar un juicio extraordinario. Acusan al Ser Humano de crímenes atroces: Calumnias, Malos Tratos, y Genocidio. Llegó la hora de enfrentarse a la Ley de la Jungla.
Humans On Trial: An Ecological Fable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Representatives from every species have gathered in the jungle for an extraordinary trial. The Human Being is accused of atrocious crimes against its fellow creatures: Slander, Physical Abuse and Genocide. The time has come for us to face the Law of the Jungle.
Connections To The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Are we disconnecting from the Earth? Ross Lamond thinks so and suggests we are ‘disconnecting’ through technology, mechanisation and drift to the cities. They are taking us down pathways into unknowns.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Biomass Program is one of the 11 technology development programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Richard Dawkins Is a Moron Who Doesn't Care About Global Warming (And So Is Stephen Hawking)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Scientists who should be leading a great crusade against global warming, such as Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Steven Weinberg, Edward O. Wilson, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, are instead doing nothing. Retired politicians, such as Al Gore, Gary Hart and Michael Dukakis, could also be doing a lot more. This apathy is inexplicable.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
An introduced disease caused the extinction of passenger pigeons, even if other factors exacerbated the population crash on various scales. In this book I will present an overview of what we know about passenger pigeons, and will provide evidence and present a disease model that helps explain how disease was the preeminent cause that led to the rapid and complete elimination of passenger pigeons.
Environmental Righteousness: Pillar Four
Series: The Eight Pillars of the Heaven. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
The environment is often talked about today, but this book discusses the environment from a vantage point not taken by many. As a result, it offers a fresh perspective, and therefore solution, to the environmental chaos and destruction facing humanity and the planet. Although this book contains uncomfortable truths about our environmental reality, it is a reality we need to face.

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