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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.
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.
Can America Survive?
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Price: $9.99 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.
Bird Flu: A Tale Of Feathers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Hyper Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
In a remote corner of Romania, the waves of the Black Sea kissed the shore gently, like a mother tenderly putting her child to sleep. Migratory birds rested nearby, their feathers quiet under the calm, dark, mid-September evening—a welcomed stop for tired wings. The air was just turning cool as summer reached toward autumn, shedding its light plumage for a more somber, dense covering.
The Story of Aqualead: A New Healing Energy for a New Earth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
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
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Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
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.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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
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Series: The Eight Pillars of the Heaven. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Learning for Sustainability
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Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
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.
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You: Harness the Sun and Earth to Power Your Lifestyle
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Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You, will lead you through the complete process of identifying, evaluating and purchasing both solar energy and geothermal power. You will be shown how combining the two sources of clean energy will provide a good return on investment whilst achieving energy independence. Once you understand the investment proposition you then need to identify reputable solar a
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
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.
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.
Linking Legacies: Connecting the Cold War Nuclear Weapons Production Processes To Their Environmental Consequences - Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Contamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report connects the missions and functions of our nation's nuclear weapons facilities with the inventories of waste and materials remaining at the plants, and the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around the sites.
21st Century NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Water Security Handbook - Planning for and Responding to Drinking Water Contamination Threats and Incidents (Water Utility Planning Guide)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, this important guide from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides official guidance regarding planning for - and responding to - drinking water contamination threats and incidents.