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Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction by Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
A Walk Across Suburbia: One Man's Journey Through His Neighborhood by Ken Ilgunas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why go to the farthest reaches of the earth to explore when you can do so in your own backyard? Author and adventurer Ken Ilgunas sets out on a bizarre journey to explore his boyhood suburb anew.
GASIFICATION TECHNOLOGY MOVES LOCKHEED MARTIN INTO WASTE TO ENERGY by Joes Fringer
Price: Free! Words: 230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
U.S. defense contractor, Lockheed Martin is moving into the waste to fuel gasification technology business, following a deal with LA based waste to fuels specialist, Concord Blue.
Gaia Theory by Guy Lane
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: 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.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain by Progressive Management
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.
Earth Warrior – crown eco allvoices: Man-Made Global Warming Scam by mirrage whiteherse
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Wholesale Global Indoctrination on a Massive Scale | Pat Regan explains how the Scientific Community has fooled the peoples of the world. The question of alleged Man-Made Global Warming (MMGW) is highly divisive to say the least. Like a vicious civil war, it regrettably sets good friends and family against each other.
The Individualist in Nature Society and State by James Constant
Series: Government, Book 14. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Man is part of a natural and social environments. The natural environment is structured by nature and the social environment is structured by the state. Man cannot escape from either environment and to survive, during his lifetime and after, must adapt.
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.
Re-Investigating Climate Change by Andrew Johnson
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book attempts to collect together a range of diverse data which proves that the whole issue of “climate change” is more complicated and challenging than almost all researchers into all these topics are willing to consider, examine or entertain. If you have an open mind, you should find much of interest to follow up here.
Environmental Righteousness: Pillar Four by Sensei Yula
Series: The Eight Pillars of the Heaven. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
The environment is often talked about today, but this book discusses the environment from a vantage point not taken by many. As a result, it offers a fresh perspective, and therefore solution, to the environmental chaos and destruction facing humanity and the planet. Although this book contains uncomfortable truths about our environmental reality, it is a reality we need to face.
Earth Day Every Day - Lesson Plans by Laura K Marshall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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.
Learning for Sustainability by Sarah Speight
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The 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
The Sea Disposal of Chemical Weapons by H. Lindsey Arison III
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Badges, Bears, and Eagles: The True Life Adventures of a California Fish and Game Warden by Steven T. Callan
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 89,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Over his 30 years as a wildlife protection officer for the California Department of Fish and Game, Steve Callan and his working partner, Dave Szody, conducted some of the most fascinating, complex and highly successful wildlife investigations in California history. They also collected a wealth of true stories—action-packed, suspenseful and often humorous.
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You: Harness the Sun and Earth to Power Your Lifestyle by SandSPublishing
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You, will lead you through the complete process of identifying, evaluating and purchasing both solar energy and geothermal power. You will be shown how combining the two sources of clean energy will provide a good return on investment whilst achieving energy independence. Once you understand the investment proposition you then need to identify reputable solar a
Revisiting the Green Centre (essay) by Tarla Kramer
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Australian English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment(3.00 from 1 review)
In February 2000 it rained like never before in the usually dry heart of Australia, and the Red Centre literally turned green.
The Renewables: Our Future is Alive! by Pulkit Cohli
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
If you were given a choice between a regular chocolate bar and a chocolate bar which lasts forever, what would you choose? I’ll definitely go with the second one. Now this doesn’t happen in an ideal world. But what we do get is a group of resources which can be used to provide energy that can virtually last forever. For example, the wind, which is always around. It can never be used up completely.
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.