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The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
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Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Tree Care Kit
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Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Understanding the Global Warming Hoax
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The propaganda of man-made global warming has been promoted by those with a political agenda. Scientific evidence supporting man-made global warming has now been investigated by scientists and found to be baseless. Are you ready for the facts? Each myth is exposed in this handy book.
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000
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Price: Free! Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
During 1965-2000, 21 Montana State University graduate students completed field studies of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Their studies indicate that bighorn sheep can be a viable part of Montana’s fauna for the foreseeable future. Bighorns will never be as abundant as deer and elk because they have a narrower range of suitable habitat, but they do respond well to management.
The Sun Devices
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Sun Devices contains series of solar tools designed to help individuals and organizations use solar energy. Each is based on ancient designs, simply updated with new materials and needs in mind. Areas include stone techniques, metalwork, recycling, new material synthesis, water/alcohol distillation, cooking and electrical power generation. Most of the devices are inexpensive and easy to build.
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Satya House Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
Long-overdue foundation to critical global issue that is Peak Oil. With a deceptively light-hearted and witty tone, Haynes reveals how deeply connected oil is to virtually everything we buy and use, how looming scarcity will change how we live, and what we can do to prepare. After all, after Peak Oil there is a good chance that 100 years from now will look like 100 years ago, if we are lucky.
Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Nothing short of an environmental manifesto for mankind, this extraordinary and learned treatise teaches a different way of thinking about humans’ place on the planet.
Algae+Rhythm, Algae-Rhyme:Apt surgical rotation app
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Series: Grove Health Sciences, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A book is an app that you read...Algae is one of the most pervasive things that grow in Nature...Rhythm & Rhyme are known mnemonic methods in Medical school...This is Book 3 in the Grove Health Sciences series...The main push forward here is the creating of Sidedness in the brain & body parts according to gender...Could women be natural lefties? Is the front of the body male dominant? Big ideas...
Reading Water: Lessons from the River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
In the tradition of America’s strong pioneer women, Rebecca Lawton was one of the first women river guides in the West. For millions of Americans and foreign visitors who have navigated America’s great rivers by raft or boat - and for those who wish they could - this collection of essays will help them understand rivers and their impact on the human emotional landscape in a deeper sense.
Extreme Fundamentals of Energy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This book looks at energy in a fundamental way. It tries to answer questions about the nature of energy and ways to harness it. Power generation is examined and emerging innovative technologies are explored.
Speaking For The Earth 40th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
50% of all author proceeds from this book are donated to environmental causes. It is written by former Howard Hughes aide and world recognized environmentalist John Meier. Written in 1970 for the 1st Earth Day, it is re-released now for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day as Meier finds it of the up most importance for the environmental movement today to look back at what has/hasn't yet been done
Birding for Everyone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,390. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Bird watching is the favorite hobby of millions, and a perfect activity for families to share, so why don't more people of color choose to become birdwatchers? In this book, you'll discover how easy it is for anyone to identify birds and connect with mentors who can help you start bird watching or become a better birdwatcher. Since 1979, John has introduced thousands of people to birds & birding.
Wanderings, Reflections of a Wilderness Nomad
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
It was as if God had called and asked if I would like to try out heaven for a few months. But it wasn't really God; it was the chief naturalist at Zion National Park on the phone offering me a seasonal position. That call led to 15 years of blissful wanderings around the U. S., living and working in federal wilderness areas and in such diverse national parks as Yellowstone and the Smokey Mountains
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.
21st Century Solar Power and Photovoltaics: Energy Department Solar Energy Technologies Program Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2009 - Details on PV Technologies and Research
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides a reproduction of the Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2009 with details on photovoltaic (PV) technology and research. The mission of the Solar Energy Technologies Program (SETP) is to accelerate the development and large-scale deployment of solar technologies in the United States.
Российский Север и Северная Европа
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: Russian. Published: April 23, 2013 by irisbook publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
В данный сборник включены совместные статьи за 1992 - 2012 годы по социально-экономическим вопросам российского Севера и Северной Европы.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides an abridged reproduction of a government document, 20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports. Collaborative efforts by the DOE, industry, government, and several national laboratories have examined the feasibility of producing 20% of our electricity.
2011 Introduction to Wind Power and Wind Energy Systems: Practical Information about America's Wind Program, Turbines, Consumer Guide, Federal Incentives, Large and Small Systems
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides practical information on 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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Hazardous Materials Planning Process (IS-340) - EPA Regulations, CERCLA, Superfund, HazMat Training
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces you to the Hazardous Materials (HazMat) planning process.