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Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
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
(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.
The story of Kah-Kah - A Gull and his Travels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
This true story, written from Kah-Kah the baby Seagull's diary, tells of how he was rescued as an orphan, was raised and finally released back into the wild, having been accepted by a local Flock. As far as I am aware, this has never been achieved before. I hope you enjoy my first little book.
World Ocean Day 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book tells a short story in various languages how the author fall in love with the ocean and why it is important to take action and make a difference to protect the ocean. Susanna Ivy wants to inspire especially the youth to get out there and help protecting the beautiful underwater world. This book is translated in English, German, Spanish, Norwegian, Bosnian and still more to come...
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.
How to love nature when you live in the city - ten top tips
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
How to love nature when you live in the city by Dr J. Mark Dangerfield suggests four ideas and ten top tips for those of us who live in the city but still want to be in touch with nature.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
Tits Up
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Series: Fun and Fantasy, Book 14. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Quiet self time is liquid gold time, it is so very precious. No quiet time, and noise prevails inside the human, and that’s the invite to madness, and in many cases, the doorway to the world of therapy. It’s not enough for sleep to be the only escape from an increasingly insane world. Silence is golden. Silence is our true nature.
Dictionary of Astronomy
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 6 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 199. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A useful dictionary for the students and teachers of Astronomy.
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)
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?
Fifty Years of Global Warming
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Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
(4.00 from 1 review)
These 65 essays reflect my personal journey to understand the three modern-day horsemen of the apocalypse who stalk mankind: climate change, peak oil, and population growth. What I found was not reassuring. But don't take my word for any of this. Study the issues. Make up your own mind. Then think about preparing your kids to live in a very different world from the one they see around them today.
The End Of Times
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: 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.
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)
Autumn Wild
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Price: Free! Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010 by Petra Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A personal geography through a West Quebec season Canadian Nature Essays
Green Energy War
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Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
Global Warming Is Good
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
(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.
The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law
Special symposium by leading lawyers and scholars on intellectual property law, including patents and trademarks. The Green Issue presents cutting-edge articles on the emerging "green" movement in environmental law and its promotion through IP law. Topics include encouraging biodiversity/HIPPO, green labeling and false marketing, miscalculating long-term costs, and patenting environmental tech.
Bougainville's Panguna mine and the economics of environmentalism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
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Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.