Books tagged: ecology

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Environmentalism Not About the Earth But About Control
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
An examination of the worldviews behind the efforts to safegaurd the planet
Stamping Ground
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,000. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by Colin Rock. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Philip has invented a space probe to fly up through the ozone hole. Trouble is he needs a cat as passenger and, amazingly, none of his selfish mates will help him out. Meanwhile Zane's bossy sister, Susy, is very concerned that old Rosie, owner of the local junk shop, is being evicted. To raise money she decides to hold a spectacular event. Zane and his horrid friends must help her cause! But the
Shards
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Series: The Glass Table, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Silver medalist, Mom's Choice Awards 2010. This sequel to THE GLASS TABLE continues the story of twelve children transformed into spirits to live in the river Kai. It documents their rivalries and struggles against each other, and the threats they must deal with to protect the ecosystem to which they are bound. And if this is not enough, they must find a way to break the spell.
Spirit Thorn (A Tale of Parallel Worlds)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,450. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
"Spirit Thorn, A Tale of Parallel Worlds," the important new novel by Zacharias O'Bryan, unifies spiritual ethics with both ecological mandates and the mind-bending cosmology of cutting edge physics. Written as a science-fiction/fantasy adventure, Spirit Thorn is capturing the hearts, hopes and tears of all Seekers -- from the precocious ten-year-old to the questing adult.
End Game
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Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
That fragile thing, the very air we breathe, is taken for granted, treated with contempt. That very delicate, well-balanced thing that stops you and me freezing to death, roasting to death or even choking to death, is being mercilessly polluted. It is only a matter of time before that well-balanced, gaseous, circulatory system is thrown out of sync and collapses.
But Wait...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For Chuck, the normal world is tricky enough, so it's a greater struggle to find reason and solace in a world where things go weird and wrong, and where quantum mechanics, instead of being safely hidden in the small, the far, and the sometimes, reaches up into the everyday.
The Eco Boys- Turn the Tide
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Price: Free! Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The Eco Boys Turn the Tide is the first in an adventure series. Trevor, Brett and Ryan are seventh graders who are shocked to realize that seals and dolphins are being poisoned off of the coast. When they find out that a grove that is home to thousands of butterflies is in danger, they form their club, The Eco Boys. Together, they learn about their natural world, as they forge an unbreakable bond.
The Loyal Opposition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Environmental attorney Keith Ainsworth focuses our attention on the day's most critical environmental issues, addressing them in contemporary verse as well as poignant prose.
Paolo Bacigalupi (ology)
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Price: Free! Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This book is about the work of science fiction writer Paolo Bacigalupi, and is a companion to the Paolo Bacigalupi (ology) website http://paolobacigalupi.blogspot.com and collects the content found at the site. The various entries and elements can also be browsed there. He works often in the near future dystopia subgenre, with the major work being a series of stories set in post-oil Thailand.
Earthquest Hawaii 2054
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This dystopian novella tells the story of Hawaii & the world in 2054, after serious climate change and sea level rise. It follows one couple around Oahu as they observe the tragic effects of global warming on the people of Hawaii,based on the 2001 IPCC report. It also includes a satirical look at Island life & politics, and might therefore be considered as 'Catcher in the Rye' meets 'Waterworld'