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Science of Electricity: Solar Power
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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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.
Earth Day Every Day - Lesson Plans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Earth Day Every Day Lesson Plans (K-12) is full of activities for your students to learn about recycling, reusing and composting. Every activity uses recycled materials. We all can make a difference and these activities help your students see how.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
Where's Jim & Ed? Drift Fishing the Holston River, TN
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This ebook is a non-fiction picture essay about the adventures of two friends (Jim & Ed) as they fly fish for trout from a drift boat in the Holston River, Tennessee. The two friends have always wanted to use a drift boad to fish the Coosa River in Alabama for bass and crappie. However, they discover that the only guided drift boat fishing guides in Alabama have retired- time to move on.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is a colorful first-hand account of one person's journey from a New Jersey-Manhattan commuter to a desert trekker and then advocate for one of Arizona's most successful land preservation programs. The story includes evocative narrative about the author’s many desert adventures, as well as the hard-fought battles involved in the preservation of natural areas threatened by development.
Environmental Issues for Real
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Environmental Issues for Real by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield takes a fresh look at what we believe are our environmental challenges. Read something different about how we might look at our world.
Mountains Don't Grow Back
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Mountains Don’t Grow Back" is a rhythmic and inspirational nonfiction picture book that introduces children to environmentalism, mining and renewable energies. It is created for children aged 5 to 8, to be read with or without a grown up. A short glossary links children to more information on Wikipedia, ideal for smart devices. Written by Julie Speer and illustrated by Hannah Burns Hryze.
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This research article discusses the different parts of plants in the chaparral biome that are used for medicinal purposes. Historic and modern uses are compared for roots, bark, leaves, flowers, stems, and other elements which offer a pharmacy of natural alternative cures. Word Count: 1,582 (research article)
The Story of Aqualead: A New Healing Energy for a New Earth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Story of Aqualead is a narration of the author’s memoirs of her years living in Argentina, and her unusual encounter with a new healing energy called Aqualead. She relates her incredible journey of relocating to South America from her home in Canada, and how she inadvertently channelled and developed a new healing system destined to heal water and rebalance nature.
The World's Most Eaten Table Fish - How to Catch it and How to Cook it
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Carp are the world's most eaten fish, I kid you not. Eating carp will help the hungry find enough to eat, give you a chance to help the environment by controlling their numbers and let you have a lot of fun catching your dinner. This book outlines the why and the how of catching carp, including gear selection, bait, rigging and how to prepare and cook your fish.
The Big Car Con
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why do car makers spend so much on advertising? Why is congestion still such a problem? Why do so many motorists buy expensive gas-guzzlers? Imagine if cars were designed by engineers rather than by the marketing department. ‘The Big Car Con’ shows how it is possible to both improve our transport system and reduce motoring costs . Buy this book, cut your motoring costs and save the world!