Books tagged: environmental sustainability

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Settlement Patterns and Ecosystem Pressures in the Peruvian Rainforest: Understanding the Impacts of Indigenous Peoples on Biodiversity
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Amakella Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
To what extent do regional socioeconomic processes influence the level of ecosystem pressure being exerted by indigenous groups? In Manu National Park, increments in environmental pressures have been associated with an increased disruption of the indigenous livelihoods, created mostly by the intensification of regional socioeconomic activities and changes in settlement patterns.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
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.
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..."
Climate Change: Concept, Causes,Consequences and Cures
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Climate change is a global phenomenon; a global threat to man's survival as well as his environment. Its effects are far-reaching and the need to combat this phenomenon cannot be over-emphasized. This article therefore defines what climate change is, exposes its causes, consequences as well as proffers solutions to combat this phenomenon. 'Thinking globally and acting locally' is very important.
Mum, What's Happening to our Water? Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
This book details the impact on the live of Amy, her family, her pets and her community. This is a story based on facts gathered via interviews and reports over time. It is based on the story of a family in Queensland, Australia, but this could be anywhere in the world. Read how coal seam gas impacts for ever on the people and their environment. Scary stuff!
The Hopeful Bowl: 15 Principles for a Happy Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Do you know the secret to living a good life? The Hopeful Bowl: 15 Principles for a Happy Life answers that question. Inside, you will find 15 “recipes” that simply explain the ingredients and method for living a good life – just like cooking your favourite meal! Don’t live the bland meal of life. Instead, create the most fulfilling meals you have ever tasted. This is your hopeful bowl!
No Impact Living
You set the price! Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: 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.
Down to Earth
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
(5.00)
A short poem which reminds children to take care of the planet.
The Rape of Britain - Wind Farms and the Destruction of our Environment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Hard-hitting attack on the government’s windfarms policy, backed up by data and delivered in an engaging style.
The Last Drop of Living: A Minimalist's Guide to Living The High Life On A Low Budget
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
"The Last Drop of Living" offers a unique perspective on the concept that minimalism requires self-denial and deprivation. Indeed, after reading this book, you undoubtedly will be inspired to adopt this simple, yet elegant way of experiencing life, and you will eagerly and greedily approach the concept of living simply.