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Humans On Trial: An Ecological Fable
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Representatives from every species have gathered in the jungle for an extraordinary trial. The Human Being is accused of atrocious crimes against its fellow creatures: Slander, Physical Abuse and Genocide. The time has come for us to face the Law of the Jungle.
Connections To The Earth
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Are we disconnecting from the Earth? Ross Lamond thinks so and suggests we are ‘disconnecting’ through technology, mechanisation and drift to the cities. They are taking us down pathways into unknowns.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
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.
2012 Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan - Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biopower - Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Supply, Bio-Oil Pathways, Bioenergy Supply Chain
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.
Richard Dawkins Is a Moron Who Doesn't Care About Global Warming (And So Is Stephen Hawking)
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
Price: $5.99 USD. 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.
Environmental Righteousness: Pillar Four
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.
Learning for Sustainability
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
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.
Make Solar & Geothermal Work for You: Harness the Sun and Earth to Power Your Lifestyle
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
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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.
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
(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.
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 NBC WMD CBRN Weapons and Terrorism: Water Security Handbook - Planning for and Responding to Drinking Water Contamination Threats and Incidents (Water Utility Planning Guide)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, this important guide from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides official guidance regarding planning for - and responding to - drinking water contamination threats and incidents.
A Very Convenient Truth, Or Jesus Told Us There’d Be Days Like These, So Stop Worrying About The Planet And Get With His Program!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Concern about climate change is a world-wide obsession, with fear and often vitriolic debate among scientists and politicians. But for all the action, the situation keeps getting worse. This book looks at a new approach from a very old source: the Bible. There, we find new perspective, hope instead of fear and even solutions rather than just "answers".
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
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!
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.