Books tagged: natural resources

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A Senseless Act of Beauty
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian bio-botanist, travels to Viridis, an exotic world filled with scientific wonders left by a godlike race. He is ensnared by the delectable, deadly beauty of Nightsong, an enchanting alien female. When the Confederation sends 200 ships to conquer Viridis for its boundless resources, just as the Europeans once did in Africa. Can he prevent history from repeating itself?
The Woodsman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
Africa the Good News
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Africana
THIS BOOK TELLS A DIFFERENT STORY ABOUT AFRICA… Unlike the countless books that try to explain what went wrong in Africa, “Africa – The Good News” looks at what is going right. It gives voice to Africans and (non-Africans) who have a different story to tell to the commonplace one of hopelessness: it tells the tale of the African dream becoming the reality.
50 Ways Coaches Can Change the World
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Mentoring & coaching
Coaches, are you ready to change the world? Discover how you can make a valuable contribution to building a better world, starting today! Whether you are a life coach, executive coach, internal coach, or from any other coaching niche, this book will provide you with ideas, examples, and resources to make a difference.
Grow Rich in the New Africa: Navigating Business Opportunities on the Continent
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Conceptualee Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » International business
"Grow Rich in the New Africa" attempts to present a number of opportunities and strategies so that entrepreneurs, investors, and SMEs can piece together unique strategy configurations to be successful in Africa. It extends the coverage first presented in Redefining Business in the New Africa.
The Tower
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Hurley was just a normal 15-year old kid in the suburbs until everything changed and clean water became the most valuable resource in a chaotic, broken world. Now Hurley is forced to look for safe water to keep his twin sister and little brother alive. His search leads him to an old water tower in the city. Unfortunately Hurley isn't the only one fighting for the water...
Agricultural Value Chains for Development
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Agricultural value chains, when the poor and other marginal groups participate in them, hold considerable promise for helping reduce poverty and promoting inclusive growth. Under the right conditions, value chains can move smallholder farmers from subsistence into commercial agriculture. This ebook focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on Asian Development Bank experience.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
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Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
Dispatches from the High Country: Essays on the West from High Country News
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Sidewalk Press. Category: Essay » Political
Ed Quillen is best known for entertaining Denver Post readers with his weekly columns for twenty-six years, but he wrote some of his sharpest commentary for High Country News. Managing Editor Jodi Peterson called him one of the region’s “wisest and most unique voices.” Dispatches from the High Country features a selection of his best essays published between 2008-2012.
Sustainable Rural Development
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
The book aims to study the Natural Resources, Agriculture, Human Development, Health and Energy for Sustainable Development and to evaluate the various determinants of sustainable rural development.