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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.
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.
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...
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
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.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven includes a brief history of how corporations in 1999 persuaded the United Nations to support the building of regional trading regions and trade agreements between nations, creating a global system of governance based on those trade agreements, appointed institutions, and international regulations.
Environmental Laws Applicable to Construction and Operation of Ethanol Plants - NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Pollution Prevention Act
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This compliance assistance manual serves as a road map of information on federal environmental programs and federal and state agency roles. Air, water, hazardous waste, accident prevention and release reporting are examples of requirements that might apply.
The Economics of True Sustainability
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
A new economics ten times as effective as present, revealing we have enough resources and energy to make the whole world a success. Embraces ecological systems, material/energy resource limits, life-force energy. Includes vital core aspects of life - values, life goals, and the sacred - restoring their visibility and attainability. Resolves core dysfunctionalities of our culture.
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.
Climate Change and Global Warming Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of All Aspects of Carbon Dioxide and Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Computer Models, Extreme Weather, Energy and Carbon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 474,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Investigate all aspects of climate change and global warming in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from dozens of federal sources.
Red Sand Green Heart
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Red Sand Green Heart explains how the unique wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast, infertile land. Through vivid, personal stories John shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries, challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism, mining, tourism and environmental management.
All Our Relations: GreenSpirit Connections With the More-Than-Human World
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Series: GreenSpirit ebooks. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by GreenSpirit Ebooks. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
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.
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
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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.
Sagebrush Heart: Sagebrush Landscape of Elko County, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
In Elko County, sagebrush is always within view if merely in one’s peripheral vision. The sagebrush landscape is a beautiful but harsh landscape, a land little known and less understood. It is also a landscape in trouble. Over 500,000 acres of ground burned in 2007 and one million acres in 2006. Nevada has seen six bad fire seasons since 1999, burning an average of one million acres each year.
What Does God Look Like in an Expanding Universe?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Who is God? Why are we on Earth? What happens after we die? Advancements in science and technology have stretched our understanding of the Universe to the very edge of comprehension, leading many of us to revisit some of humanity's greatest questions. This books brings together the exciting ideas, images and thoughts about God, life and death of scientists, theologians,and thinkers of our time.
A New Way To Be Human On Earth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The only way for Humankind to survive is to evolve a higher Consciousness, and find a new way to be Human on this Earth.
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Latest Developments on Government Safety Rules to Protect Underground Sources of Drinking Water and Underground Injection Control (UIC)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
The latest developments on government safety rules to protect underground sources of drinking water from the impact of fracking for oil and natural gas are covered in this updated ebook, which provides extensive information about the important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.
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.