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When Nature Called It A Day
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
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.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: $5.99 USD. 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.
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. 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)
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
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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.
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 End Of Times
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
My own personal opinions on the end of times or the apocalypse pertaining to predictions from the Mayan calender about 2012 and the atrocities in the world and the destruction of the earth.
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.
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!
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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Fire Effects Guide (PMS 481) - Wildland and Forest Fire Behavior, Characteristics, Fuels, Air Quality, Soils, Water, Plants, Wildlife, Habitat, Cultural Resources, Grazing Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The chapters of this Guide discuss different elements that relate to our management of fire effects and specific responses of different ecosystem components to fire.
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.
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
Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 506,850. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Humans On Trial: An Ecological Fable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Representatives from every species have gathered in the jungle for an extraordinary trial. The Human Being is accused of atrocious crimes against its fellow creatures: Slander, Physical Abuse and Genocide. The time has come for us to face the Law of the Jungle.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The Biomass Program is one of the 11 technology development programs within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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.
In Denial
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: 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?
Can America Survive?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book shows that when fossil-fuel reserves deplete in a few years, Earth’s total human population will drop to about 500 million people or less. The book describes a “minimal regret” population -- a long-term-sustainable, environmentally sound population consisting of a single industrialized nation of five million people and a hunter-gatherer population of five million.
2013 Complete Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Encyclopedic Coverage of Production Issues, Protection of Drinking Water, Underground Injection Control (UIC)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 343,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This up-to-date encyclopedia of official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas, with over a thousand pages of content, provides vital information on the ongoing controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production.