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The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
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.
Algae+Rhythm, Algae-Rhyme:Apt surgical rotation app
Series: Grove Health Science, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: 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...
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000
Price: Free! Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: 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.
Understanding the Global Warming Hoax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: 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.
The Sun Devices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: 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.
Reading Water: Lessons from the River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
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.
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Satya House Publications. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Categories: 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.
Speaking For The Earth 40th Anniversary Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: 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
Extreme Fundamentals of Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,820. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Categories: 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.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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.
20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: 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.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
21st Century Solar Power and Photovoltaics: Energy Department Solar Energy Technologies Program Annual Report - Fiscal Year 2009 - Details on PV Technologies and Research
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Categories: 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.
All Our Relations: GreenSpirit Connections With the More-Than-Human World
Series: GreenSpirit ebooks. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by GreenSpirit Ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A book that celebrates and honours our relationships with all those other life forms who share our Earth. How we treat these 'fellow-travellers,' how we perceive them and interact with them—and the extent to which we love and respect them—is a measure of our humanity and our spiritual evolution. The greater our appreciation for them, the more they teach us and the more joy they bring to our lives.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: 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.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
Российский Север и Северная Европа
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: Russian. Published: April 23, 2013 by irisbook publishers. Categories: 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.