Books tagged: environment

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Journey To The Future: A Better World Is Possible
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 227,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this blockbuster novel, young protagonist Patrick Wu visits a future world - Vancouver in 2032 - brimming with innovation and hope, where the climate crisis is being tackled, the solar revolution is underway and a new cooperative economy is taking shape. Dauncey's "brilliant book shows solutions to the climate crisis that offer a future rich in opportunity and joy" - David Suzuki
Voices From a Disused Quarry: An Oral History of the Centre for Alternative Technology
Price: $9.02 USD. Words: 36,530. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by annika.faircloth@cat.org.uk. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Voices from a disused quarry tells the story of the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT), using the oral testimonies of over 60 participants during a three year oral history project.
Home Is Where You're Happy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,010. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
A collection of short stories, essays & life snippets about what it means to be "home..." from author/editor/filmmaker/artist sanctuary founder Cristina Salat. (Available in print & e-editions.)
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Saving the Earth One Garden at a Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is both a horticultural chronicle charting the gardening year through the eyes and garden of the author and a call to arms to protect our gardens and wider environment from those who would seek to destroy them. It will encourage readers to think twice about their actions, open their eyes and make use of the green space available to them for the benefit of society as a whole.
Spirit of the Sun: Tropical Passion part one
Price: Free! Words: 69,380. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The sun-soaked, tropical coastal forests of the Pacific island of Sulawesi have an exotic beauty and abundance. But they can also conceal a deadly harshness. This intensely human story begins within the working lives of a Bronze Age hunting and fishing society 2,500 years ago. A clash between the Malay and Javanese civilisations threaten the very existence of the breakaway Likupang tribe.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
Hacking the Mission
Series: Who Will Save the Planet?, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,390. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Jason expects the loggers to be furious because he trashed their stuff. Why aren't they? And why don't they just give up, since the greenies have found something that means they can't cut down the trees anyway? Weirdest of all, why are they messing with other people's computers? The nerd in Jason can't resist investigating, but what he discovers jeopardises the whole campaign to save the forest.
Science and democracy reviews.
Price: Free! Words: 93,370. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
As they separately pursue their shared ethic of progress, scientific research and democratic reform conduct themselves as two different journeys, both here followed, as the evidence mounts that they depend on each other to meet the stresses that survival poses.
Limericks on Nature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Limerick, a humorous form of poetry, was first written by Edward Lear. This eBook contains 11 Limericks written by Sanyam Sadana, which would probably touch your heart. All the limericks are based on the theme NATURE!!!