Books tagged: ecology

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Terra Infirma
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 12 ยท The Terra Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When nomadic marauders attack the Independent city of Couver, seventeen-year-old Terra Vargas must choose: use her Cartos powers to protect her city, or rescue her mother from the marauders' camp. But as her control over the earth power erodes, so does her ability to choose wisely. Stay or go? Either way, there will be a horrible price to pay.
The Lummox
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(4.00)
An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
The Pole of Inaccessibility
Price: Free! Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It’s 1979, and geologist Susan Engen has finally received her grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the Beardmore Glacier region of the Transantarctic Mountains for the super-concentrations of fossil fuels she is certain are there. While her work seems innocuous enough to the NSF, it is her intention to use her discovery to stop the inevitable exploitation to come.
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000
Price: Free! Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
During 1965-2000, 21 Montana State University graduate students completed field studies of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Their studies indicate that bighorn sheep can be a viable part of Montana’s fauna for the foreseeable future. Bighorns will never be as abundant as deer and elk because they have a narrower range of suitable habitat, but they do respond well to management.
Peace is Possible
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Peace is Possible is a personal, passionate and humorous people's plan for Peace on Earth concentrating on original solutiions to the problems confronting humanity today. This book presents an economic, social, political and spiritual solution so all life on Planet Earth can thrive for millions of years to come. Peace is Possible is fun-to-read, easy-to-understand, upbeat and optimistic.
The Song of the Quetzal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
In a lush rainforest situated in southern Costa Rican, deemed off-limits by the government, Diego begins his search for a legendary blue tree to save his mother's life. The stories tell of its nectar, able to cure all those who drink of it, and its roots, offering immortality to those who should eat of them.
Glimpses of the Palace of the Sea Goddess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Essay » Literature
44 small and heartful stories that a sea life and people of Okinawa weave.
Silent Runners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the Eco-terrorists known as the Silent Runners take on Cyclone Pharmaceuticals, a interstellar corporation, who is safe?
Wizard Model 2267
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00)
A lonely robot, damaged and alone on a strange planet has lost his memory. While exploring the fantastic and war ravaged landscape he chooses to help it's woodland creatures, and in the process uncovers his violent and destructive purpose. Can a robot change? Wizard Model 2267 is a short story that combines elements of fantasy and steam punk to weave a rich and thought provoking tapestry.
Wild For Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Polly is an ecologist, passionate and uncompromising. Against her better judgment she falls in love with Jake, heir to a London media empire, whose development company is about to destroy a marsh. Can love ever blossom between two such different people? The story is set against the stunning scenery of Scotland as Polly learns to compromise for love and Jake finds the life he has always desired.