Books tagged: ecology

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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.
Drifters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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...
Cars Suck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When peaceful protest doesn't work, monkeywrench the parking lot paving over paradise.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual (FM 3-100.4) guides the United States (US) Army and the US Marine Corps (USMC) in applying appropriate environmental protection procedures during all types of operations.
The Garbage Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,050. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the super-consumer society of the future, recycling is illegal, and Earth’s garbage is catapulted into deep space. But as humankind reluctantly learns, what goes up must come down. . . . In this rollicking, thought-provoking, highly imaginative exploration, Brian Herbert shares the environmental concerns of his father, Frank Herbert, the world-famous author of Dune.
Simple Green: Confessions of a Former Earthchild
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Seven Rivers Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Simple Green," by a semi-lapsed environmentalist, is a rumination on keepsakes and mementos and how best to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle them after somebody dies and leaves all their stuff behind -- a life's residue, inevitably destined for the landfill, unless a sentimental collector intervenes. A personal essay/memoir by Deborah J. Lightfoot, author of the "Waterspell" fantasy trilogy.
Bees in the Morning
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Samuel Benson’s life changed the day he found his best bee hive destroyed. When the creatures who have taken over attack him, he thinks he might be losing his mind. After all, they look suspiciously like fairies. Includes:Short Story Brambles and Black Horses.
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul: Creating the Social, Economic, and Religious Transformations Required by Global Warming
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 178,520. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Restoring Earth, Community, and Soul is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of global warming. The book summarizes climate change in all its dimensions: causes, consequences, and solutions. It demonstrates that in all of these dimensions, two very different ways of thinking frame our understanding across all disciplines, including, most notably, science, economics, politics, and religion.
Megafaunation
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an impossibly gigantic owl moves into their neighbourhood, Andrew and Joanne are curious, and slightly afraid for the safety of their livestock. But the world is on the brink of catastrophe, and the immense bird is just the latest manifestation of a global phenomenon... megafaunation!