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Our Incredible Shrinking Planet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,370. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
‘Our Incredible Shrinking Planet’ explores the possibility that gravity slowly increases over millennia forcing the Earth to become more massive and crush itself under the pressure. Scientists cannot explain how the dinosaurs managed to attain their huge sizes or how enormous pterodactyls were able to fly in our current gravity, so was it once less?
Bear Trap Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Bear Trap Mountain is the story of a region that, after being destroyed by pollution and resulting industrial decay, is brought back to life by first, restoring the originally healthy environment, and second, from such old, revived roots, the people experience prosperity beyond their wildest hopes and dreams.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
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.
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.
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.
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,030. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Unrestorable Habitat: Microsoft Is My Neighbor Now recounts how that valley was transformed over the course of Hudson's lifetime, roughly the sixty-five years from 1937 to 2003.
European Disposal Operations
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
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.
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.
The Sea Disposal of Chemical Weapons
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
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.
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.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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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.
Linking Legacies: Connecting the Cold War Nuclear Weapons Production Processes To Their Environmental Consequences - Nuclear and Radioactive Waste, Environmental Contamination
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This report connects the missions and functions of our nation's nuclear weapons facilities with the inventories of waste and materials remaining at the plants, and the extent and characteristics of contamination in and around the sites.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including significant excerpts from the Final Environmental Impact Statement - on the risks of the pipeline.
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.
Saving Maine: A Personal Gazetteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Saving Maine combines history and fact about this unique state with personal commentary and nature appreciation and a deep commitment to a Maine way of life. Conservation is fragile now,under assault by developers and financiers; Maine is a place we must keep looming large, both in reality and in imagination. This book, therefore, is a personal geography, a manual for dreamers.
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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: An Introduction to Hazardous Materials (IS-5.a) - Government Roles, Toxic Chemicals as WMD, Materials Safety Data Sheet, Regulations, Human Health
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is intended to provide a general introduction to hazardous materials that can serve as a foundation for more specific studies in the future.
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.