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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Debris Operations (IS-632.a) Public Assistance Grants, Debris Management Plans, Sites, Estimating Procedures, Recycling, Environmental Considerations
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) covers basic information about debris operations under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. The goal for this course is to familiarize the student with general debris removal operations and identify critical debris operations issues.
The Haunting in the Ruins
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Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Years have passed since an all-out civil war devastated Russia. A young survivor returns to the ruins of what had been her home as part of a team researching the aftermath of the final day. But What they encounter there is something no one could have predicted - something lives in the radioactive ruins, wanting answers, and possibly even revenge.
Jenna's Journeys
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Visionary fiction transforms us. Jenna's Journeys takes us to a place where reality and perception are blurred, and we learn that the darkness within is meant to lead us toward the light. This book offers an insightful, revealing and compassionate look at what we call reality. It’s a thrilling story, a deep metaphysical vision, and a breath of fresh oxygen on an age-old subject.
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.
"GreenCapitalism!" How it can save our planet.
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Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
We will all have to embrace GreenCapitalism if we wish to maintain limitless economic growth on our planet of limited resources. This ebook will explain the good and the bad of our current economic model, what impact future economic growth will have on our planet and what we need to put in place for our global economy to become truly sustainable.
In a time of Drought and Hunger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a time of Drought and Hunger by irish author Gerard Beirne is set in the Canadian north at a time when the boreal forest is on the move due to climate change, shrinking at its southern boundaries and expanding at its northern ones. Tom’s life is likewise changing. His children have grown up and moved south. He is uncertain about his future in the north, his future with his wife Clara...
Water's Edge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
First in a new environmental thriller series featuring Blackout the dog! Someone is polluting the French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina with benzene. Retired environmental investigator David Samuels and his chemical-sniffing dog Blackout are asked to find out who’s doing it and why. But river pollution is just the beginning of a bizarre and sinister plot.
The Black Men and Steven Spielberg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Semi-autobiographical but mostly fantastical essay on growing up in the outdoors of California in the 1970s, and the importance of having family just as quirky and not-quirky as you are. A coming of age story not really about adolescence, but maybe about being an oddball among oddballs.
A Man In Diapers
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Poetry collection by award winning irish writer Gerard Beirne
A Hitchhiker's Tao; Thumbing Your Way to Enlightenment
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Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
a Hitchhiker’s Tao is an exposition of mysticism and spirituality themed on my extensive experience thumbing around America - between 1968 and 1980 I did 60 to 70,000 miles. Around half of that was done without money. The Oregon commune I lived on for nearly five years provided a great springboard for hitching exploration as well as an education in cosmic togetherness.