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The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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...
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 474,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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
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.