Books tagged: ecology

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The Arkitect
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For a solid century, the Arkitect has been overseeing the construction of the Ark, humanity's escape from a techno-ravaged world. She's too old to accompany the billion-fold survivors, of course, but she doesn't seem to mind. Is she an unreformed Earth-hugger? A Gaia-worshiper? Find out for yourself, in a not-too-short story that's dark, bitter, dry... and evil fun.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
La république des oiseaux
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Ces pages sur la nature et les animaux sont à la fois très lyriques et d’une grande justesse, en particulier lorsqu’il s’agit de décrire leurs mœurs, à la fois familières et étranges. Ami des bêtes (comme Victor Hugo), il en défendra la cause auprès des hommes de son temps.
Gaea's Tears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Late on a winter afternoon, China Logan goes out for her usual run along the Potomac River and stumbles onto a shocking crime in progress. For China, it is a life-changing event that marks the end of her ordinary existence. She begins a chilling journey through a perilous new reality. Ancient Native American prophecies about the purification of the Earth seem to be unfolding before her eyes.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - I to Z
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
Mrs. Hewitt's Barbeque - Seven Eclectic Tales of Food, Humor, and Love
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Seven eclectic tales, from Ancient Egypt to the Deep South, revolving around those universals-- humor, love, and most of all, food. Mainstream, historical, and humorous fiction.
Totally Fishy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Buzz Miller is up to her hip waders in trouble…again. Two South American scientists swim in dangerous waters while assassins stalk them. A world-famous tropical fish collector is on a mountaintop involved in something very shady and totally fishy.
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: 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.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » General
Golden Age style Science Fiction Adventure. In 2185 orbital wars have left humanity stranded in space. A crew of drifters, following their rivals to Old Earth, happen across a capsule, fired from the surface, which when opened, reveals a green-haired mutant woman. Could Eden hold the key back to the planet? The crew must go beyond the Lunatic Fringe to find out...