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Factory farming and animal liberation: the New Zealand experience
Price: Free! Words: 60,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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This book describes the shocking ways factory farmed animals are treated in New Zealand, the lengths industry and government will go to maintain the status quo, and effective ways to make a difference for animals as individuals and as a society. The issues raised about exploitation, political influence and effective activism can be applied to many situations worldwide.
In Makr's Shadow - Book One: Symbiosis
Price: Free! Words: 134,800. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Like Isaac Asimov and Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. combined. Thought-provoking. Exciting. Sentient cyberts co-exist with Bios. Ninety percent of the Bios live in a fantasy world Inside, ten percent live in the dark reality Outside. One percent of the ten percent are fighting a losing war with the artificial intelligent menace running the planet. Is this the end of the world or the beginning of a new one?
The Kyoto Protocol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology
My considerations about the ecology and nature derived from the historical facts presented in the reliable sources.
A Woman in Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A train journey across Siberia places the writer in a carriage, in which Russian men are unwinding by consuming alcohol. A stranger finds the writer's leg in the dark, forcing her to make a decision. Crossing Russia takes wits, guts, and humour. In possession of these essential attributes, the writer travels across Russia, writing about Russia's history, food, and troublesome drunks.
Brindle 24
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
In the isolated town of Brindle, a community is torn apart by gas drilling. A scientist investigating a report of a dead pet cat suspects the chemicals injected deep below in the ancient beds of the Marcellus Shale. Follow the fates of an artistic teen daughter, her pregnant mother, and her veteran father over 24 hours during the last day in the life of their town.
Biohazard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Climate change is an inherent condition to the development of life as we know it. Yet if man persists in his endeavours to use and abuse it he can be sure that one day he will have to facts the facts… Modern man wears and tears the resources of our planet where his forefathers had merely gleaned… For the Cathars, It is the Devil who created Adam and Eve…
Environmental Considerations for Overseas Contingency Operations - Air Force Handbook 10-222 - Site Selection and Survey, Pollution Prevention, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Site Closure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Waste Management
This handbook outlines strategies for use in minimizing negative impacts on the mission resulting from environmental health and safety hazards and environmental neglect.
The Green Bull (a Wandering Koala tale)
Series: Wandering Koala Tales, Book 7. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Kinghorn never expected to see a co-worker’s body tied to the blade of a windmill he built. He is even more shocked to learn his best friend is the prime suspect! Can Kinghorn deal with the truth behind the man he worships and the cause he’s given everything to? What price will he pay for his loyalty? And what will it cost the city? Can even the Wandering Koala solve the riddle of the Green Bull?
The Rain Crow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the rural lands of central Michigan, The Rain Crow follows the journey of a young man who is struggling to find a place in a life without a place for him. With a mother now dead and a father emotionally absent, Rudy is left with the family's crumbling dairy farm. He must choose between his own promising future and what remains of his relationship with his father.
Blood in the Water (A Zoe Carter mystery)
Series: Zoe Carter Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,120. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Investigating a polluted lake seemed easy enough when Zoe first heard about it in Australia but Kenya is a dangerous place and not just because of the unsafe drinking water and malaria-carrying mosquitoes. There are secrets here worth killing for. And people who will lie to get what they want.