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A Legacy of Lancashire: Its Chemists, Biochemists and Industrialists
Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
A chronological collation of those chemists, biochemists and Industrialists born in the county of Lancashire in the UK who have made a notable contribution to their subject and to mankind in general starting with William Henry in 1774..
God is DNA
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Molecular Biology
If God exists there would be evidence. In this thought-provoking book, rogue scholar and author Paris Tosen turns his attention to the Creator. God is DNA offers a scientific definition of our creation.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2014
Price: Free! Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
La présente édition de la situation des forêts du monde vise à combler cette lacune. On y trouvera, réuni et analysé, un ensemble exhaustif de données sur la contribution des forêts aux moyens d’existence, à l’alimentation, à la santé, au logement et aux sources d’énergie. On y verra aussi comment améliorer les informations disponibles et ajuster les politiques afi n de mieux tirer parti à l’aveni
Состояние лесов мира 2014
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
При подготовке настоящего издания доклада "Состояние лесов мира" был проведен систематический сбор и анализ данных о роли лесов как источника средств к существованию, продовольствия, лекарств, крова и энергетических ресурсов для человека. Кроме того, в докладе также содержатся предложения по совершенствованию сбора такой информации и корректировке мер политики, с тем чтобы в будущем повысить соци
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2014
Price: Free! Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
En esta edición de El estado de los bosques del mundo se recogen y analizan de forma sistemática datos sobre la contribución de los bosques a las necesidades de las personas relativas a los medios de vida, alimentación, salud, abrigo y energía. Además, se sugiere cómo se podrían mejorar la información y las políticas con miras a potenciar los beneficios socioeconómicos de los bosques en el futuro.
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
L’édition 2014 de La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture propose une analyse de plusieurs thèmes importants, notamment le rôle de l’aquaculture dans l’amélioration de la nutrition et la question de la réduction des pratiques préjudiciables et des mauvaises pratiques de gestion qui menacent la durabilité du secteur de la pêche.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Indigo Bunting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
Organized Mind : How To Think Straight And Make All The Right Life Decisions In 30 Easy Steps
Series: The Blokehead Success Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Memory Improvement, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
In this book, you will learn 30 Steps on how to take control of your mind and push your willpower to the right direction. These steps include methods and strategies on how to improve your motivation, improve your health, strengthen your connections, overcome your fears, and reduce stress.
Tornado Buster: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Prevent tornadoes by discharging electric energy into the earth via flying lightning rods. Build heavy lift high torque engine, slow moving planes to do so. Large propellers, big air foil area, extended landing gear and discharge cables.
The Engineer's Argument: A philosophical argument against intelligent design
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Armin Navabi. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Methodology
This book aims to give logically consistent reasoning for the dismissal of the idea of intelligent design through philosophical discourse based on given evidence of how our universe works. It is my hope that I can offer many pieces of evidence that show such an idea of an intelligent designer is not only logically inconsistent but also absurd.
Primordial Prescription: The Most Plaguing Problem of Life Origin Science
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,880. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Greg McElveen. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Molecular Biology
"The First Gene" and now this book! It addresses the most fundamental questions remaining for life origin research: How did molecular evolution generate metabolic recipe and instructions using a representational symbol system? What programmed, in a prebiotic environment, the Primordial Prescription and Processing of such sophisticated, integrated biofunction? That is the subject of this book.
My Rabbit
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
If you have a rabbit or plan on getting one, this book is for you! Putting the true love back into pet care, Emma Early and contributors go over what you should be doing to care for your rabbit!
State of the World's Forests 2014
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This edition of State of the World’s Forests addresses this knowledge gap by systematically gathering and analysing available data on forests’ contributions to people’s livelihoods, food, health, shelter and energy needs. Crucially, the report also suggests how information might be improved and policies adjusted, so that the socioeconomic benefits from forests can be enhanced in the future.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
Quality assurance for animal feed analysis laboratories
Price: Free! Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This document gives a comprehensive account of good laboratory practices, quality assurance procedures and examples of standard operating procedures as used in individual specialist laboratories.
Tackling Climate Change through Livestock
Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report represents the most comprehensive estimate made to-date of livestock’s contribution to global warming – as well as the sector’s potential to help tackle the problem.
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.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.