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Waterworks: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The proposal suggests that upstream pumping of excess water runoff can solve water shortages, reduce the need for dams, and balance industrial and ecological concerns. River runoff energy supplies much of the power.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Arctic Scientific Research: Global Warming, Climate Change, Sea Ice Loss, Environmental Change, Human Health, Natural Resources, Civil Infrastructure, Indigenous Languages, Alaska, UNCLOS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
Understanding Nature: Use All of Your Senses to Understand Nature at a Deeper Level!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Use all of your senses to understand nature at a deeper level! This book contains lots of fun activities for you to try while you are out enjoying nature.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Fauna (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Wildlife, Habitat, Succession, Regional Variation in Fire Regimes, Direct Effects of Fire and Animal Responses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
As conceptual background, these books provide technical support to fire and resource managers for carrying out interdisciplinary planning, which is essential to managing wildlands in an ecosystem context. Planners and managers will find the series helpful in many aspects of ecosystem-based management.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller
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Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
CSR: An Antidote for SELFISHNESS
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
How can we make that paradigm shift in the selfish nature of human beings, thereby establishing the importance of CSR for the progress of the society?
2014 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide PMS 210 (Formerly Fireline Handbook PMS 410) - Firefighting Safety, Initial and Extended Attack, Pumps, Foam, Fireline Explosives, Tankers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide states, references, or supplements wildland fire incident management and operational standards established by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).
Terraforming: Ultimo Avviso
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In “Terraforming: Ultimo Avviso” faremo un viaggio insieme nel futuro, scoprendo cosa potrebbe accadere alla Terra, alla nostra civiltà e ai nostri figli, a causa del riscaldamento globale. Scopriremo cosa ci attende se oggi non faremo nulla per arginare il degrado e lo sfruttamento insensato del meraviglioso, ma delicatissimo, ambiente che ci è stato dato in prestito dai nostri figli: la Terra.
A DIY Ginseng Habitat & Site Assessment Guide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Here's what one reader said about this DIY Guide: " A perfect guide! I have been looking for good pictures of companion plants in one location. I found your guide at the perfect time. I can't wait to get out into the woods and start searching. We had poachers on our property last year before I learned about Ginseng..."
Apprentissage en plein air
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: French. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Apprentissage en plein air fournit un guide pratique pour inciter les élèves de sortir en dehors, ainsi que des suggestions utiles pour maximiser l’expérience d’apprentissage quand ils y arrivent.
Frilled Lizard or Frilled Neck Lizard. Pet Lizards Facts on Frilled Lizard, Frilled Dragon, purchasing, caring, diet, feeding, habitat, breeding. A Completer Owner’s Guide in color
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This is, to say the very least, not your average lizard! For many people having one of these beauties as a pet is about as close as they will ever come to owning a real life dinosaur of a living equivalent of a dragon, which is why you will sometimes see this species called the “frilled dragon lizard.” frilled lizards are known by several different names including frill-neck lizard, frilled neck,
Go Green
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Go Green Today and protect your Planet. This is a guide to learn how you can Go Green and protect the Environment. Discover the multitude of things that you can do at home to be Eco-Friendly.
Pest Control: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A suggestion for replacing poisons and habitat destruction with feeding pests in designated areas to control the population and keep them out of man's way.
El Avila -Un Museo Viviente Tercera Parte
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Series: El Ávila -Un Museo Viviente, Aspectos Zoológicos. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 29, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
En este trabajo, el Profesor Bruno Manara nos hará un recorrido por el Ávila para hablarnos de su historia, mostrarnos unos sitios de interés y la variada flora de los distintos ambientes de nuestro Parque Nacional capitalino. De paso, nos enseñará varios animales que viven en el Parque. En esta tercera parte: Aspectos Zoológicos.
Shoalhaven The Third Progression
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Price: Free! Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A historic and compelling narrative of changes in land use and their influence upon the lives of residents of the Shoalhaven district of New South Wales. Ross Lamond identified those changes as Progressions, tagging them as Connection, Disconnection and Reconnection. A unique vision of change from this visionary writer.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
Voda - od izvira do izpusta
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: Slovenian. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
Vodni viri so eden najpomembnejših strateških virov. Ob povečanih pritiskih na okolje se povečujejo tudi pritiski na vodne vire. V publikaciji so zajete informacije o vodnih virih v Sloveniji in o našem ravnanju z njimi.