Books tagged: ecology

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Techno crow
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 45,980. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Techno Crow is the story of a very smart bird on a mission to save his forest home, from a greedy real estate developer. Corvy's journey is a wild ride in which he makes friends with children from an orphanage and learns to read and type on a computer. He also appears on a TV talent quiz and learns the real meaning of courage. A feel - good adventure that will change your view of crows forever.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
Field of Orbs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 433,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Searching the Amazon jungle for ancient ruins, an archaeologist shares a meal with the elders of an isolated village. They reveal an oddity that he realizes is so much more. The artifact shouldn’t even exist. It is a perfect ruby, resembling a modern aircraft. Digger begins a journey that could change how humanity will forever see themselves and answer the question, why are we here.
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.
A Senseless Act of Beauty
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian bio-botanist, travels to Viridis, an exotic world filled with scientific wonders left by a godlike race. He is ensnared by the delectable, deadly beauty of Nightsong, an enchanting alien female. When the Confederation sends 200 ships to conquer Viridis for its boundless resources, just as the Europeans once did in Africa. Can he prevent history from repeating itself?
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)
The Woodsman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Essay » Literature
In What I Learned at Bug Camp, artist, naturalist, and teacher Sarah Rabkin joins personal essay and science journalism; her fluent, spirited prose probes the spaces between science and art, autonomy and community, doubt and faith. On a passionate quest for a “home in the world,” she creates bridges out of stories, inviting us to join her on the trail.
A Legacy of Global Scorning
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Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
It's a hand-me-down world. . . .
Into the Cool: The Collected Poems of David Saxton, 1992 through 2007
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Saxton's bittersweet reflections immerse the reader in the natural drama of Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist thought, human loneliness, and deep ecology.