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Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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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.
Environmental Issues for Real
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
Environmental Toxicological Chemistry for Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
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.
Pollution Solution: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Edible Elements of Conifers
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Abstract: This article discusses the diversity of different parts of trees in the conifer family that are edible. Historic and modern uses are compared for such elements as nuts, bark, roots, berries, needles, and sap. Keywords: conifers; edible elements; biodiversity; ecology; nuts Word Count: 1,437 (article only)
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual (FM 3-100.4) guides the United States (US) Army and the US Marine Corps (USMC) in applying appropriate environmental protection procedures during all types of operations.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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.
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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)
Earth Day Every Day - Lesson Plans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
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.
Complete Guide to the Three Worst Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Fukushima 2011, Three Mile Island 1979, and Chernobyl 1986 - Authoritative Coverage of Radiation Releases and Effects
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The three major nuclear power plant accidents - Fukushima Daiichi in 2011, Three Mile Island in 1979, and Chernobyl in 1986 - are fully covered in this authoritative collection of official reports, with over 1,300 pages.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Household Hazardous Materials - A Guide for Citizens (IS-55) - Inside and Outside the Home, Handling, Storage and Disposal, Disaster Prevention Tips
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, introduces you to household hazardous materials and things you can do to protect yourself and your family from injury or death. This course was designed for the general public.
Juicio a los Humanos
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Mountains Don't Grow Back
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 350. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
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"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 10, 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.
Up to speed: Gaia Theory
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Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Forty years ago, freelance scientist James Lovelock got a job with NASA to detect life on Mars. Lovelock found that you didn't have to go to Mars to know it is lifeless and so was born Gaia Theory. Gaia says that the sum of earth's living systems behave like a controlling 'super-organism' that tweaks the chemistry of the ocean and the atmosphere to keep conditions just the way it likes.
In Denial
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Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why are we in denial when predictions of climate change from such eminent bodies as the IPPC to academic foundations studying this anthropogenic phenomenon predict sea level rise enough to engulf tens of thousands of square miles of coastline world-wide, super hurricanes and super storms, droughts and crop failures? Are not Katrina and the ‘Super Storm’ Sandy at least pricking your conscience?
A Very Convenient Truth - or, Jesus warned us there'd be days like these, so stop worrying about the planet and get with His program!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Concern about climate change is a world-wide obsession, with fears about the future and some pretty vitriolic debate among scientists and politicians. A Very Convenient Truth does not seek to join that debate, but rather to stand against fear by putting it into perspective based on the Word of God and the other natural events we see around us today.
Connections To The Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Are we disconnecting from the Earth? Ross Lamond thinks so and suggests we are ‘disconnecting’ through technology, mechanisation and drift to the cities. They are taking us down pathways into unknowns.