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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE by jyotsna lal
Price: Free! Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
THIS BOOK DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS TYPES POLLUTION
Nature and the Nerd by Sandy Cole & Richard Daniels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,890. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book describes the evolution of some neglected woods in Sandwich, New Hampshire from negligible wildlife into a rejuvenated forest where wildlife thrives. As the forest evolves, so does the Nerd - from a research and development engineer to a person who feels an ongoing kinship with the land.
Saving the Earth One Garden at a Time by KJ Revell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,940. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is both a horticultural chronicle charting the gardening year through the eyes and garden of the author and a call to arms to protect our gardens and wider environment from those who would seek to destroy them. It will encourage readers to think twice about their actions, open their eyes and make use of the green space available to them for the benefit of society as a whole.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications by Gary Alexander
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Is this what you are looking for? A positive vision is emerging – a community-based, but globally linked and co-ordinated society, a global human family looking after each other and the Earth. eGaia describes the many starting points around the world, and next big steps where they join and link up. It clarifies, gives background, principles, and a light fictional picture of a sustainable world.
Desert Spring - Learning to Love and Preserve Wild Arizona by Pete Chasar
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.
Richard Dawkins Is a Moron Who Doesn't Care About Global Warming (And So Is Stephen Hawking) by Douglas Sczygelski
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Scientists who should be leading a great crusade against global warming, such as Richard Dawkins, Stephen Hawking, Steven Weinberg, Edward O. Wilson, and Neil deGrasse Tyson, are instead doing nothing. Retired politicians, such as Al Gore, Gary Hart and Michael Dukakis, could also be doing a lot more. This apathy is inexplicable.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction by Bruce Wright
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.
Learning for Sustainability by Sarah Speight
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Climate Change and Peak-Oil by Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics(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 by Nicolle Kuna
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(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.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth by D Cecchini
Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy(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!
In Denial by Cuger Brant
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $1.99 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?
Fifty Years of Global Warming by G. J. Lau
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(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.
Green Energy War by John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
The Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and the “Green” Movement: RIPL’s Green Issue 2010 by John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Environmental law, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels by Thomas Blakeslee
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: 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.