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The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species: Local Authority and International Policy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » International law
A new book explores the nature of national-to-local linkages, using as a case study the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) via its domestic analog, the Endangered Species Act. The analysis uses quantitative and qualitative methods. The author concludes that while CITES enforcement allows for a national-to-local extension, it presents international challenges too.
The Mysterious Building
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Peer pressure
Planning to retire to the Southwest, maybe Albuquerque? Low cost senior housing is among your needs. Can you trust HUD or the city to guarantee safe housing for seniors? Yesterday, hundreds of people protested the shooting of a homeless man by city police. We rely on our governing bodies to work for us--not against us. Why was a building is approved suspiciously after HUD's rejection in 2007? How?
Under Dark Sky Law
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Price: Free! Words: 80,850. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Xero has a lot on her plate. As a smuggler and leader of the Southern Arizona rebel cities she works as a double agent, running supplies between government bio-domes and the exiled outland pits. After finally reaching a truce with rival Mexican skeleton gangs, their entire organization is threatened with continuing rogue attacks and the rumor of civil war. Does punk rock destroy the world?
Allegiance
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Beer, Redheads, And Politics... Jackson Quick Should Have Known Better. First, He Trusted A Texas Politician. Then He Fell For A Leggy Woman. Worst Of All, He Drank A Beer That Tasted Funny. Now He’s Running For His Life, Trying To Piece Together How He Fell Into A Battle Over Something So Small It Takes A High-Powered Microscope To See It.
No Impact Living
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You set the price! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
A compilation of tips to help those seeking happier, healthier and more environmentally friendly lives, submitted by hundreds of No Impact Project supporters around the world. Please read, share, experiment, and, most importantly, enjoy.
Guardian of the Southern Flow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Temperatures are rising, the ice flow is melting and the song of the land drowns in the rising sea. Drolves patrol the shores seeking to destroy all they find, while mysterious Keepers battle to awaken and control sleeping dragons to rule the world. Hope lies with the Guardian, son of the most feared dragon warlord. But the Guardian, a pacifist, would rather take a snooze than fight.
Madaraka: The Poor Shall Inherit the Earth, Including Its Natural Resources
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book aims to provide readers with a general overview of neoliberal (economic/corporate) globalization - presently militarized via the fabricated U.S-led War on Terror - and to draw attention to the political economy of this exploitative system, which is marked by increasing inequality, oppression, and the exploitation of both people and the natural environment, exclusively for profit.
Serendipidus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Earth has stopped rotating and no one seems to notice, except for bleeding-heart, supermodel Venetia DeMille. While Mother Earth begins to fade into a silent death, Venetia clings to hope. She solicits the help of a scientist, but no avail. Not to be hindered in her quest to save the Earth, Venetia sets out on a journey around the world to find like-minded people and caring souls.
I Know About Environmental Science
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Series: I Know About.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
I Know About Environmental Science is designed to introduce someone, briefly, to the growing field of environmental science. It allows a person to research and do experiments in the fields of environmental science to develop an understanding of the field and all it has to offer. It helps to nurture an understanding of the need to take care of and protect our natural resources. At the end of the da
European Disposal Operations
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.