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Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This research article discusses the different parts of plants in the chaparral biome that are used for medicinal purposes. Historic and modern uses are compared for roots, bark, leaves, flowers, stems, and other elements which offer a pharmacy of natural alternative cures. Word Count: 1,582 (research article)
Quatre priorités pour 2012 (2)
You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: French. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Après avoir défini la première priorité pour 2012 - un investissement massif dans l'école primaire - passons à la deuxième : sortir du nucléaire. Au préalable, le « nucléaire », c'est quoi ? Descriptif du processus de la fission nucléaire. Pourquoi sortir du nucléaire ? Descriptif de la double menace : accidents nucléaires, déchets radioactifs.
FEMA Document Series: Dam Safety in the United States - A Progress Report on the National Dam Safety Program - FEMA P–759
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a report submitted to Congress outlining progress in the National Dam Safety Program. Dams are a vital part of our Nation’s infrastructure, providing economic, environmental, and social benefits, including hydroelectric power, river navigation, water supply, wildlife habitat, waste management, flood control, and recreation.
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.
окружающая среда!
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Некоторая идея о нашей земле планеты...
Environment!
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Some idea about our planet earth...
Risks and Rewards: The Controversy About Shale Gas Production and Hydraulic Fracturing, Ground Water Pollution, Toxic and Carcinogenic Chemical Dangers, Marcellus Shale, Hydrofrac and Fracking
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This comprehensive guide provides authoritative information about the risks posed by shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing. Toxic and carcinogenic chemicals used by companies producing shale gas may pose a threat to ground water supplies. Extensive coverage of all aspects of the controversy includes Congressional reports and Energy Department documents.
Modern Shale Gas Development in the United States: A Primer - Geology, Regulations, Environmental Considerations, Hydraulic Fracturing, Protecting Groundwater, Pollution Threats, Impact to Land
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This authoritative publication provides a wealth of detailed information about shale gas production and hydraulic fracturing, including environmental risks and threats to groundwater from production processes.
Chemicals Used in Hydraulic Fracturing: Cancer and Health Risks from Underground Injection Natural Gas Production, Marcellus Shale Gas Fracking and Hydrofrac - House Committee Report
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Investigators with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have discovered that oil and gas service companies conducting hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production used 2500 fracturing products containing 750 chemicals, some of which are toxic and carcinogenic. This report lists every chemical disclosed by the industry, and reveals that some remain proprietary and cannot be identified.
2011 Fukushima Daiichi TEPCO Nuclear Power Plant Accident: Comprehensive Coverage of Historic Core Melt after the Great East Japan Earthquake, Radiation Releases, Stabilization Roadmap, U.S. Impact
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,890. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Comprehensive coverage of the crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station - ten chapters and over 1,000 pages cover every aspect of the accident beginning on March 11, 2011 following the Great East Japan Earthquake. This thorough compilation of official information provides an authoritative running narrative of the event as it happened, plus important and little-known background data.
Technological Cures for Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
A short no-nonsense guide to using technology to reverse climate change. Updated to August of 2012.
Last Wild Island:Saving Tetepare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Page Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 1 review)
A well told story with humourous and insightful moments about Australian ecologist John Read and his family as they battle to save Tetepare Island in the Solomons from ugly indiscriminate logging. They establish the Tetepare Descendants Association (TDA) and the book shares the challenges of different food, culture, disease and the hope of a sustainable future.
Sunshine, Blue Skies ... At Home with Wind and Solar Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(2.00 from 1 review)
Taking the mystery out of energy by explaining the fundamentals of conventional and alternative energy sources, by providing practical advice about wind and solar energy for your home and small business, and by giving alternative energy suppliers a roadmap to growing the community of alternative energy users.
2011 Complete Guide to Nuclear Power Plant Accidents, Meltdowns, and Radiation Emergencies: Practical, Authoritative Information on Health Effects and Treatment, Radioactive Decontamination
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Practical, authoritative information about nuclear power plant accidents, meltdowns, and radiation emergencies: fifteen chapters and over 600 pages covering everything from the basics of radiation measurement to treatment and decontamination for radiation exposure.
21st Century FEMA Radiological Emergency Response Independent Study Course (IS-301), Nuclear Power Plant and Reactor Accidents, Radiation Monitoring, Incident Command System, Biological Effects
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides authoritative, official information about radiological emergency response. This course, IS-301, includes Regulations and Guides for Radiation Protection and Response.
Edible Elements of Conifers
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Abstract: This article discusses the diversity of different parts of trees in the conifer family that are edible. Historic and modern uses are compared for such elements as nuts, bark, roots, berries, needles, and sap. Keywords: conifers; edible elements; biodiversity; ecology; nuts Word Count: 1,437 (article only)
Plant and Crop-based Biofuels and Industrial Biotechnology: Comprehensive World Survey of Biofuel Industries and Processes, Renewable Energy and Resources Roadmap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Two federal documents provide a unique and comprehensive status report on biofuel processes and industrial biotechnology around the globe, with information about exciting developments in China, Japan, Canada, Australia, Brazil, the European Union, India, and elsewhere - along with definitive data on American technology.
21st Century Guide to Carbon Sequestration - Capture and Storage to Fight Global Warming and Control Greenhouse Gases, Carbon Dioxide, Coal Power, Technology Roadmap and Program Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Carbon sequestration, one of the most promising ways for reducing the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is comprehensively covered in this up-to-date guide about ongoing research and development plans. It includes the Carbon Sequestration Technology Roadmap and Program Plan, Ensuring the Future of Fossil Energy Systems.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development Plan from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, describes ongoing plans for demonstrating the production of clean hydrogen fuel from nuclear energy. Hydrogen is abundant in nature but occurs primarily in stable compounds that require significant energy to produce hydrogen for use as a fuel.
21st Century Geothermal Technologies Program: Multi-Year Research, Development, and Demonstration Plan through 2025, Enhanced Geothermal Systems, Hydrothermal Fields, Reservoirs, Drilling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Geothermal resources are available across the United States at varying depths, providing a ubiquitous buried treasure of domestic renewable energy. Enormous amounts of hydrothermal geothermal energy is available in the western United States, but theoretically, geothermal sources are available across the United States.