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Somatic embryogenesis for micropropagation of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Somatic embryogenesis is a fascinating natural phenomenon where the embryo is formed from a single vegetative (somatic) cell instead of gametic fusion. It can occur in vitro and be used for cloning. Coconut cloning (micropropagation) has been explored for 40+ years with little success. This book (PhD thesis) represents exciting research on the issue, achieving over three times higher efficiency.
Adaptive Society: Biology Supports Global Law, Consensual Government, and Sustainable Technology
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
Adaptive Society explains why industrial civilization does not “fit” human needs and creates warfare, 80% of disease, extreme wealth differentials, dysfunctional families, dwindling childbirth, state corruption, and high drug consumption. Science can fix everything, but only if humans unite under natural global law, and revert to their naturally evolved, and decentralized, social organization.
Reflections On God Evolution and Quran
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 187,970. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
I tried to evaluate why I think that there is a God behind life, and why I think that He is the God of Quran.
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
Oak Tree Farm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
The Story of Light
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
In this all-encompassing work, Ben Bova explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Southern Cross Safari: Around Australia by bus and train
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,120. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Rubida ePress. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this intriguing travel narrative, author Bruce Gall takes the reader on a 26,000-kilometre (16,000-mile) bus and train trip around Australia, exploring the nature of the country, its fascinating wildlife and stunning landscapes.
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.
American Arctic Policy and Plans: Obama National Strategy, Defense, DoD, NOAA, Coast Guard, Marine Corps Arctic Strategy, Assessing the Resource Gap in a Changing Arctic, Climate Change Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Eight official U.S. government and military documents provide insights into the American strategy for dealing with the increasingly ice-free Arctic.
Bear Trap Mountain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Bear Trap Mountain is the story of a region that, after being destroyed by pollution and resulting industrial decay, is brought back to life by first, restoring the originally healthy environment, and second, from such old, revived roots, the people experience prosperity beyond their wildest hopes and dreams.
Cosmology on Trial: Cracking the Cosmic Code
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
A great summary study of the relevant details regarding modern cosmology without complex jargon. The author's approach is "Just the facts please, show me the evidence." The Big Bang, Gravity, Quantum Mechanics, and General Relativity are on trial and their apologists go to the witness stand. Will they survive the cross-examinations? A profound eye-opener of inconsistencies taught as "scientific".
Changes in the Arctic - Climate Change and Loss of Arctic Sea Ice, Claims and Sovereignty, Sea Transport, Oil, Gas, Mineral Exploration, Polar Icebreaking, Protected Species and Indigenous People
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,830. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
The diminishment of Arctic sea ice has led to increased human activities in the Arctic, and has heightened interest in, and concerns about, the region's future. The United States, by virtue of Alaska, is an Arctic country and has substantial interests in the region.