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Why Humans Shouldn't Go to Mars
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Billions of dollars of your tax-payer money are being wasted on sending humans to Mars. Why spend money trying to get to a dead planet when our living home-planet is dying. Let's fix Earth and then go to Mars later. That's at least a hundred years from now, by the way. Get Up to Speed on Why Humans Shouldn't Go to Mars, today.
Abrupt Climate Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
According to the United Nations, climate change was supposed to be a slow gradual process that we'd have plenty of time to adapt to. Well, nature has different ideas and climate change is impacting our world a lot faster and harder than had been planned for. We are not ready for Abrupt Climate Change and yet it is here, now. Get Up to Speed on Abrupt Climate Change today.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
When oil company BP started drilling the Macondo Prospect well, they expected barrels of petroleum would fill their coffers. Instead, they filled the Gulf of Mexico with oil from a cracked drill stem,1500 metres deep. For 87 days, crude oil poured into the Gulf at 100 litres per second. And instead of record profits, BP got the record for the largest accidental oil spill in history.
Human Extinction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
One day the humans will go extinct but the question is whether it happens sooner or later. It is possible that the human race might survive a billion years on Earth. Will humans destroy the planet and go extinct by mid-century? To find out, get up to Speed on Human Extinction today.
Bitcoin and Climate Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
In 2013 sustainability analyst Guy Lane set out to understand the mechanism that underpinned the Bitcoin mining network's phenomenal energy consumption. What he found was shocking: the new crypto-currency technology threatened to overwhelm the world's efforts to reign-in climate change. Will Bitcoin destroy the planet? To find out, get Up to Speed on bitcoin and Climate Change today.
Plastics in the Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Plastics are everywhere: around our food, in our clothes and increasingly in the ocean and on the beach. Every year millions of tons of plastic waste finds its way into the sea. Here, it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces many of which get ingested by fish and other marine life. Is this the end of marine life as we know it? To find out, get Up to Speed on Marine Plastics today.
Rocket Propellants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
There are five main classes of rocket propellant, from the cryogenic liquid-hydrogen and liquid-oxygen to the mutagenic mono-methyl-hydrazine. But what is the environmental cost of this smoke and flame blasting up through the air. Are rockets sustainable? To find out get Up to Speed on Rocket Propellants today.
Gaia Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
According to freelance scientist James Lovelock 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. Is the planet a self-regulating super-organism that is soon to give the humans the boot? To find out get Up to Speed on Gaia Theory today.
Edible Insects
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Hungry? Try some 'creepy crawly cuisine'. Around the world, billions of people happily rely on insects for a nutritious - and sustainable - source of food. And with growing concerns about global food security, we may all have to include a little bit of locust in our lunch. Will insects becomes the sustainable food of the future? To find out, get Up to Speed on Edible Insects today.
Algae Biofuels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Liquid fuels are widely used in cars, trucks, ships and planes. They are mainly made from petroleum oil and this is causing planet-wide environmental, social and geopolitical problems. Fortunately, a new technology is underdevelopment, liquid fuels made from algae. Is this a sustainable replacement of petroleum crude oil? To find out, get Up to Speed on Algae Biofuels today.
Close The National Parks: The Natural Conclusion of American Conservation
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Close the national parks. Keep only the smallest necessary, skeleton crew, close the gates, and don’t open them for a hundred years.
The Reality of Climate Change Book
Price: Free! Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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I hope you grab a copy of the book to gauge what is really going on, and how our lives are being affected now. Many of the views and reports today being aired surrounding climate change by the United Nations, Governments, and Institutions, can very often seem distant issues and have no bearing, or relevance, to folks real lives.
Doce Sobrevida - A apicultura como alternativa no assentamento Taquaral
Price: Free! Words: 22,160. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
No Pantanal, famílias assentadas encontraram na apicultura uma alternativa para a própria sobrevivência. Com isso, acabam colaborando ativamente para a preservação da biodiversidade e das abelhas, que correm sérios riscos devido ao intenso uso de agrotóxicos no país. Este é um livro-reportagem produzido como Projeto Experimental para a conclusão do curso de Comunicação Social - Habilitação em Jor
Price: Free! Words: 22,780. Language: Russian. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
В сборнике научных трудов рассматриваются актуальные вопросы развития техники, инноваций, машиностроения, сельского хозяйства, строительства по материалам I Международной научно-практической конференции «Промышленность, сельское хозяйство, энергетика, инфраструктура: проблемы и векторы развития» (30 июня 2017 г.).
Финансы, учет и менеджмент: теоретические и практические разработки: сборник научных трудов по материалам I Международной научно-практи
Price: Free! Words: 86,540. Language: Russian. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
В сборнике научных трудов рассматриваются актуальные вопросы экономической теории, экономики предпринимательства, природопользования, экономики труда и управления персоналом, маркетинга, учетно-экономических наук, государственного управления, менеджмента и региональной экономики по материалам I Международной научно-практической конференции «Финансы, учет и менеджмент: теоретические и практические
Teach the Clinch
Price: Free! Words: 21,590. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Teach the Clinch is a place-based environmental education curriculum designed for the Clinch River Valley in Virginia, but adaptable for use in other watersheds. Lessons and units are included under the themes: FLORA & FAUNA, GEOLOGY, HYDROLOGY, METEOROLOGY, and WATERSHEDS & WATER QUALITY.
Focus on Environment
Price: Free! Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is the Proceedings of the ‘National Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Health 2016’ & ‘World Environment Day-2016 (WED-2016)’ events held on the campus of AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-967-14475-0-5 (Print version); eISBN: 978-967-14475-1-2 (e-Book version) Editors Subhash Bhore & K. M
Green Living - Saving Water
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Water is one of this earth’s most precious resources. Our world is one large network of water flow, and we should each do our part to conserve the water and keep it clean! While we think about the oceans being full of billions of gallons of water, it’s important to remember that we cannot drink salt water. When you look solely at the amount of drinkable water on the planet, only 1% of the water on
Islamic and Modern Scientists' Viewpoints on The Future of The World
Series: Scientific Studies. Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: Simple English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
This e Book introduces Islamic and Modern Scientists' Viewpoints on The Future of The World and Solutions to protect ourselves before the End of Times (Hour).The importance of remembering the creator whenever we make future plans is highlighted. We learn from the Glorious book "The Quran" how to use the right Islamic etiquette when determining any future project.
Green with Envy: Recipes for Homemade Personal Care and Cleaning Products (Plus, Money Saving Tips on Living an Eco Friendly, Sustainable Lifestyle)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
In Green with Envy, you will learn how to make your own homemade products using only non-toxic, edible ingredients. Throughout the book, you will find simple DIY green cleaning and personal care product recipes. This book is also filled with tips for living a sustainable lifestyle, which reduces energy usage and $aves you money at the same time.

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