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iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
By Bob Waldrop
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.
Peak of the Devil: 100 Questions (and answers) About Peak Oil
By Chip Haynes
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.
The Sun Devices
By Christopher Jordan
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.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
By Alison Gillespie
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.