Books tagged: ecology

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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!
They Taste Like Chicken
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Dan and his hunting buddy have seen a lot of things in the woods over the years, but their latest outing brings them face to face with game they’ve never encountered before. They not only don’t know what the animals are, they don’t know if they can live without tasting them again. The only problem is finding more of them and keeping the knowledge of their intoxicating taste to themselves.
The Portal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When nine year old Isobel squeezes through a hole in an old burned out pine tree stump, she enters a parallel world and cannot return through the portal until she makes a difference in that parallel world. Though Isobel imagines that making a difference in the parallel world must involve something of great significance, quite the opposite is true: all she has to do is pick up one piece of paper...
Timo and the Codfish Captain
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Series: TIMO the young sailor, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Searching for the ‘Captains Courageous’ in the Northern Atlantic, Timo reaches the remote Cape Codfish, only to discover that the fishermen’s nets have been cast in vain for years. There are no fish left. What happened? It is then that he meets old captain Escondido. The boy learns that the codfish population is threatened and is struggling to reproduce in time.
Upacqua, the Bearer of Logs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This is a memoir that combines fantasy with fact. The winter of 1994 was particularly cold in lower southeast Michigan. I maintained a small firewood business at the time and this is an account of the rigors of gathering firewood during that winter. At the same time, I was losing a friend to the dreaded power of cancer and as the tale unfolds, I found that I was saying goodbye to my friend.
Paradise Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
1st Place Prize Winning Short Story in the 1978 Broome Literary Agency International Short Story Writing Contest.
Poems of the North
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poems written by the author while living in a wild place in Northern Michigan...
Answers to College Level Biology exams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the general biology exams given during a four-year period at a major university, along with the answers. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) In the opening page there is a link to the highly recommended OUTWITTING COLLEGE PROFESSORS in either electronic or paper format.
The Variety and Ecology of Galls, With a Focus on Those Induced on Oak Species
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses galls, the homes of insect larvae which are created by manipulating the host tree to build the homes for them. I will discuss identification and explanation of galls through their strange and beautiful arrangements, as well as understanding the life cycle of the gall-encased insects, and also the secondary uses of galls by humans.