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Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism by Martin Rait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This discussion looks at some of the civil unrest on Bougainville Island in the mid 1990s with specific reference to the Panguna Mine. The hidden costs of the mining operations and environmental concerns of the time are explored. An interesting retrospective for someone investigating modern environmental impacts of mining to compare with concerns over 10 years ago.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay) by Tarla Kramer
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(3.00 from 1 review)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
When Nature Called It A Day by Koustuv Basu
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A first-person experience of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake and The Indian Rescue Operation
Intertidal Zone---Sea Star Regeneration by Nina B. Bode
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Intertidal Zone is a thrilling account involving the world of Sea Stars and their magnetic ability to regenerate and about an incident involving events from the future as conveyed by an assembly of erudite Cosmic Explorers and Time Travelers. Beyond and above the Environmental danger that is hanging precariously over this Planet, this book warns of a future Globe-wide event of a haunting nature.
Earth Warrior – crown eco allvoices: Man-Made Global Warming Scam by mirrage whiteherse
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Wholesale Global Indoctrination on a Massive Scale | Pat Regan explains how the Scientific Community has fooled the peoples of the world. The question of alleged Man-Made Global Warming (MMGW) is highly divisive to say the least. Like a vicious civil war, it regrettably sets good friends and family against each other.
False Alarm: Global Warming--Facts Versus Fears by Paul MacRae
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,100. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Fear: The public is told the planet is warming, humans are the main cause and the results will be 'oblivion'. Fact: The planet hasn't warmed in 15 years, humanity's role in warming is small, and past warming has even been called 'paradise'. False Alarm is for readers who want to go beyond fears to the facts about global warming--all the facts, not just the scary 'facts' of the climate alarmists.
Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden by Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Global Warming Is Good by David Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(5.00 from 1 review)
A warmer climate: good or bad? The icy polar regions would thaw. But would hotter parts of the world dry up? In the past they didn't. Five periods in the last half-million years were warmer than today. Each time the Sahara got more rain and turned to lush grass. When Earth warmed up the forests bloomed and the deserts shrank. But when Earth got colder the deserts expanded and the trees died back.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Wind Energy: Wind Power Systems, Turbines, Small Wind Consumer Guide, Incentives for Development, Low and Large Wind, Plans and Programs, Siting and Other Issues by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of wind energy, with information on design, development, and financing, small wind power consumer guide for homeowners and businesses, federal government incentives for development, plans and programs, siting and environmental issues, and much more. Introduction to Wind Energy; Small Wind Electric Systems - U.S. Consumer's Guide; more.
A-Z of Global Warming: The Facts Not The Fiction by Simon Rosser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,650. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Complete guide on global warming and climate change set out in A-Z format, from the relevance of the Amazon, Biofuels, Greenhouse gases to the Weather and Zero hour. Written for the lay person as well as the seasoned eco-crusader alike. If you are concerned about global warming, or simply just interested in getting the facts - this is the book for you.
Science of Electricity: Solar Power by Mark Fennell
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book describes the basic process of solar cell technologies, followed by discussions of the latest advanced technologies in solar cells. Information is explained simply, no technical background required.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction by Bruce Wright
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
An introduced disease caused the extinction of passenger pigeons, even if other factors exacerbated the population crash on various scales. In this book I will present an overview of what we know about passenger pigeons, and will provide evidence and present a disease model that helps explain how disease was the preeminent cause that led to the rapid and complete elimination of passenger pigeons.
Pollution Solution: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Essay » Technology
Several suggestions for ameliorating pollution are offered: separate cities for work and residence, hydrogen fuel produced at sea, dirty industry moved offshore over the deep basins of the oceans outside of ocean current paths, the moon as a platform for space industry. Some comments on difficulties and motivation are included.
Birds of America. 120 Clear Photos. by Michael Turner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012 and represented by Alan Phillips. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
These are the birds of North America. Scroll through the photos or click on the name to see the photo. Clear photos with clickable links allow the reader to identify the birds of North America.
Juicio a los Humanos by Eduardo Jáuregui
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Fiction » Inspirational
Los animales del planeta Tierra se han reunido en la selva para celebrar un juicio extraordinario. Acusan al Ser Humano de crímenes atroces: Calumnias, Malos Tratos, y Genocidio. Llegó la hora de enfrentarse a la Ley de la Jungla.
Environmental Toxicological Chemistry for Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Science by Stanley Manahan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Environmental Environmental Science
The book provides a brief overview of environmental chemistry and toxicological chemistry needed by students and practitioners of industrial hygiene and environmental health science, where environmental chemistry is the study of the behavior of chemical species in the environment and toxicological chemistry relates their chemical nature to their toxic effects.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction by Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.
The Little Rad Book, Cesium-137, Part 1 by Marti LeRoux
Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Even though radiation is invisible, it’s damage is very real. Scientific research proves that radioactive isotopes, such as cesium-137 are accumulating in the foundation of the Pacific Ocean's food chain. They are concentrating and moving up the food chain, which spells disaster for the Pacific and Arctic marine and mammal populations, as well as the world’s human population.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013 by Nicolle Kuna
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about driving change within the sustainability community itself. People are not engaging with the information they hear. Green Spin addresses how we can express green messages differently, encouraging campaigners and educators to appeal to the emotions, sub-conscious and mirror neurons of their audience. Green Spin takes you on a spin around the right-brain/eco-creative helix.