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The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science by Fourat Janabi
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Tree Care Kit by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Algae+Rhythm, Algae-Rhyme:Apt surgical rotation app by Sari Grove
Series: Grove Health Science, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A book is an app that you read...Algae is one of the most pervasive things that grow in Nature...Rhythm & Rhyme are known mnemonic methods in Medical school...This is Book 3 in the Grove Health Sciences series...The main push forward here is the creating of Sidedness in the brain & body parts according to gender...Could women be natural lefties? Is the front of the body male dominant? Big ideas...
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000 by L. R. Irby
Price: Free! Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
During 1965-2000, 21 Montana State University graduate students completed field studies of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Their studies indicate that bighorn sheep can be a viable part of Montana’s fauna for the foreseeable future. Bighorns will never be as abundant as deer and elk because they have a narrower range of suitable habitat, but they do respond well to management.
Understanding the Global Warming Hoax by Leo Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The propaganda of man-made global warming has been promoted by those with a political agenda. Scientific evidence supporting man-made global warming has now been investigated by scientists and found to be baseless. Are you ready for the facts? Each myth is exposed in this handy book.
The Sun Devices by Christopher Jordan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,620. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Sun Devices contains series of solar tools designed to help individuals and organizations use solar energy. Each is based on ancient designs, simply updated with new materials and needs in mind. Areas include stone techniques, metalwork, recycling, new material synthesis, water/alcohol distillation, cooking and electrical power generation. Most of the devices are inexpensive and easy to build.
Reading Water: Lessons from the River by Rebecca Lawton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
In the tradition of America’s strong pioneer women, Rebecca Lawton was one of the first women river guides in the West. For millions of Americans and foreign visitors who have navigated America’s great rivers by raft or boat - and for those who wish they could - this collection of essays will help them understand rivers and their impact on the human emotional landscape in a deeper sense.
Speaking For The Earth 40th Anniversary Edition by John Meier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
50% of all author proceeds from this book are donated to environmental causes. It is written by former Howard Hughes aide and world recognized environmentalist John Meier. Written in 1970 for the 1st Earth Day, it is re-released now for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day as Meier finds it of the up most importance for the environmental movement today to look back at what has/hasn't yet been done
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle by Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World by Mark Pendergrast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
All Our Relations: GreenSpirit Connections With the More-Than-Human World by Marian McCain
Series: GreenSpirit ebooks. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by GreenSpirit Ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A book that celebrates and honours our relationships with all those other life forms who share our Earth. How we treat these 'fellow-travellers,' how we perceive them and interact with them—and the extent to which we love and respect them—is a measure of our humanity and our spiritual evolution. The greater our appreciation for them, the more they teach us and the more joy they bring to our lives.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven by Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven includes a brief history of how corporations in 1999 persuaded the United Nations to support the building of regional trading regions and trade agreements between nations, creating a global system of governance based on those trade agreements, appointed institutions, and international regulations.
I Am With You: The Earth Speaks to Us by Sten Linnander
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
In 1996, Sten Linnander experienced the Earth speaking to him in a clear, unequivocal voice. Thus began a three-month series of communications between the author and the Earth. It then took Sten fifteen years to overcome his doubts and skepticism, both about the statements made by the Earth and how they would be received by the public. You can now read these communications for yourself.
Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
TME provides plain, easily understood, information about environmental phenomena and issues in the form of twenty answered questions. It will do wonders for anyone who reads about environmental issues in the daily newspapers and asks "should I be worried about this?" TME is ideal reading for CEOs and politicians facing environmental issues, as well as science students at all levels.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World by Alison Gillespie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
A Hitchhiker's Tao; Thumbing Your Way to Enlightenment by Stan Kahn
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
a Hitchhiker’s Tao is an exposition of mysticism and spirituality themed on my extensive experience thumbing around America - between 1968 and 1980 I did 60 to 70,000 miles. Around half of that was done without money. The Oregon commune I lived on for nearly five years provided a great springboard for hitching exploration as well as an education in cosmic togetherness.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies by FAO
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
Cultivating a Movement: An Oral History of Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture on California's Central Coast by Irene Reti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A synergistic web of visionary farmers, activists, educators, and researchers is transforming the food system in Central California and beyond. This sampling of narratives drawn from the first oral history of organic and sustainable farming documents a multifaceted and interdependent community of change-makers who speak for themselves, offering a window into the dynamic history of a movement.
Down East Carolina by Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two retirees find something completely different when they move an old "fixer" cottage to the edge of a beautiful North Carolina tidal marsh and then enjoy the next eight years in their special "Garden of Eden".