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Natural Defense: Air Force Origins of Department of Defense Natural Resources Conservation Program - Land Use Controversy, Fish and Wildlife, Turtle Habitats, Species at Risk on DOD Installations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication relates the story of why the U.S. Air Force took the lead among the military services in developing a comprehensive conservation program.
Oil – Final Countdown To A Global Crisis And Its Solutions
Price: Free! Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This book examines the lifeline of modern living - petroleum. This is what flows In our veins today. Every aspect of our life, from food to transport to housing, it’s all petroleum based. Our existence is draped in layers of petroleum. This book is a bible on the subject and delineates important strategic solutions to an unprecedented crisis that’s coming our way!
The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
Feathered Tales From My Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
I followed my Feathered Friends for several years. It began with my Robin nesting in the chokecherry tree in front of the house. One day she flew by my den window. As I moved toward her, she flew away. Ah, a message! I looked about, and there at the front of the house, crouched a neighbor cat, sniffing on the ground not far from the nest. My ‘job’ was to chase the cat─so I did.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
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.
A Study Guide On The “Environment”
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This Ebook consists of a brief study guide on the environment and includes 100 quotations from famous people.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Solid waste can be defined as the useless and unwanted products in the solid state derived from the activities of and discarded by society. It is produced either during production processes of a product or arise from the domestic or commercial sector when objects or materials are discarded after use as garbage, rubbish, refuse and litter. Solid waste generation, in one form or the other, is associ
All types of waste that we produce!!
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
City generates an estimated 13.8 tons of waste per month out of which 40% are biodegradable. There are serious compliance related issues and the provisions of Municipal waste handling rules 2000 have not been complied at all. The does not practice proper segregation, improper door to door collection or safe storage practices as required by law. The top management has not specified policy interven
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Solid waste can be defined as the useless and unwanted products in the solid state derived from the activities of and discarded by society. It is produced either during production processes of a product or arise from the domestic or commercial sector when objects or materials are discarded after use as garbage, rubbish, refuse and litter. Solid waste generation, in one form or the other, is associ
Pollution Soup Cook: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Computational & Molecular Modeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
We make reservoir soups of pollutants that interact to break down or bind pollutants. The water is filled and surrounded with appropriate flora and (perhaps) fauna to suck up toxins into their bodies. All plants and animals will be harvested for burning or storage.
Waterworks: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
The proposal suggests that upstream pumping of excess water runoff can solve water shortages, reduce the need for dams, and balance industrial and ecological concerns. River runoff energy supplies much of the power.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Soil and Water (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Ecosystems, Soil Chemistry, Biology, Hydrologic Cycle, Watersheds, Streamflows, Aquatic Biota, Wetlands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on soils and water can assist land and fire managers with information on the physical, chemical, and biological effects of fire needed to successfully conduct ecosystem management, and effectively inform others about the role and impacts of wildland fire.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
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.
Arctic Scientific Research: Global Warming, Climate Change, Sea Ice Loss, Environmental Change, Human Health, Natural Resources, Civil Infrastructure, Indigenous Languages, Alaska, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
Understanding Nature: Use All of Your Senses to Understand Nature at a Deeper Level!
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 1 review)
Use all of your senses to understand nature at a deeper level! This book contains lots of fun activities for you to try while you are out enjoying nature.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Fauna (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Wildlife, Habitat, Succession, Regional Variation in Fire Regimes, Direct Effects of Fire and Animal Responses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
As conceptual background, these books provide technical support to fire and resource managers for carrying out interdisciplinary planning, which is essential to managing wildlands in an ecosystem context. Planners and managers will find the series helpful in many aspects of ecosystem-based management.
Wind Sucks. It Doesn't Blow. And Other Insights from Buckminster Fuller
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This short, illustrated book is about the observations and insights of Buckminster Fuller. Though he’s best remembered for the geodesic dome and Buckyballs, Fuller offered many thought-provoking ideas about evolution, history, technology and existence itself, including the observation that created the title for this book.
CSR: An Antidote for SELFISHNESS
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Urban & regional
How can we make that paradigm shift in the selfish nature of human beings, thereby establishing the importance of CSR for the progress of the society?
2014 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide PMS 210 (Formerly Fireline Handbook PMS 410) - Firefighting Safety, Initial and Extended Attack, Pumps, Foam, Fireline Explosives, Tankers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide states, references, or supplements wildland fire incident management and operational standards established by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).