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The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
Special symposium by leading lawyers and scholars on intellectual property law, including patents and trademarks. The Green Issue presents cutting-edge articles on the emerging "green" movement in environmental law and its promotion through IP law. Topics include encouraging biodiversity/HIPPO, green labeling and false marketing, miscalculating long-term costs, and patenting environmental tech.
Edible Elements of Conifers
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Abstract: This article discusses the diversity of different parts of trees in the conifer family that are edible. Historic and modern uses are compared for such elements as nuts, bark, roots, berries, needles, and sap. Keywords: conifers; edible elements; biodiversity; ecology; nuts Word Count: 1,437 (article only)
Crime Fiction for Beginners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The murder investigation Detective Inspector Harriet Ware is heading takes her into an unsuspected world where publishers wearily fend off a spate of unwanted manuscripts. Her suspects include would-be authors who live as much in the plots they are weaving as in the mundane world they actually inhabit. ‘Crime Fiction for Beginners’ is five novels in one with an unexpected twist at the end.
In Denial
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Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why are we in denial when predictions of climate change from such eminent bodies as the IPPC to academic foundations studying this anthropogenic phenomenon predict sea level rise enough to engulf tens of thousands of square miles of coastline world-wide, super hurricanes and super storms, droughts and crop failures? Are not Katrina and the ‘Super Storm’ Sandy at least pricking your conscience?
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses the different parts of plants in the chaparral biome that are used for medicinal purposes. Historic and modern uses are compared for roots, bark, leaves, flowers, stems, and other elements which offer a pharmacy of natural alternative cures. Word Count: 1,582 (research article)
Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
TME provides plain, easily understood, information about environmental phenomena and issues in the form of twenty answered questions. It will do wonders for anyone who reads about environmental issues in the daily newspapers and asks "should I be worried about this?" TME is ideal reading for CEOs and politicians facing environmental issues, as well as science students at all levels.
The Boy Who Loved Ants: Edward O.Wilson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
As a boy, famed scientist Edward O. Wilson spent happy days outdoors, hunting for fish, snakes, and bugs. Drawing from Wilson’s autobiography Naturalist, author Sara van Dyck shows how the shy boy who loved ants became a world leader in nature conservation. Written for ages 7 and up, the book includes easy activities for children to explore life in their own backyard. Color photographs.
Fecundity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It had to happen sooner or later; with Man playing God, continuously interfering with nature and the natural order of life. None neither heeded nor cared for the consequences. Too late the Geneticists realised that treating natural selection with contempt or something to experiment with would have unforeseen ramifications. A mistake was made, a terrible, incalculable mistake.
Glimpses of the Palace of the Sea Goddess
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
44 small and heartful stories that a sea life and people of Okinawa weave.
Cosmic Delusions: Jump-Starting the Universe (Book II)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
Cosmic Delusions (Book II) deals primarily with the allegation that the universe began as a random, undirected event approximately 13.7 billion years ago. There is sufficient scientific evidence to question this calculation. Recent scientific discoveries hint that the universe may be much younger and support the Genesis version of creation. (Bonus: Book I included!)