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An Exploration of Patterns and Color Palettes of Snakes
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This research article discusses the appearance of snakes, in regards to their color variation and the patterns arranged on their scales. Snakes throughout the world are found in every color of the rainbow and range from bearing solid markings to intricate geometric patterns on their skin. Emphasis of this article is placed on understanding as well as appreciating the reasons for such diversity.
Easy to Be Green: A Guide for Small Enterprises
By Jan Triplett Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Easy to be Green is a concise, informative, and cost effective guide to help transform the smallest business into an environmentally proactive powerhouse. Veteran small business owners and operators, Jan Triplett and Chris Pasch, have created this collection of easy to follow tips and explanations designed to catapult your small or home-based business into a “greener” future.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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.
Down East Carolina
By Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: 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".
2012 Guide to Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing from Shale Formations - Improving the Safety and Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing and Fracking
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production is covered in detail in this ebook, with a collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas. New material includes the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee striving to improve the safety and environmental performance of fracturing.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Solyndra and the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program: House Hearings on Stimulus Funding for Solar Energy Company
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
On September 14, 2011, the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing entitled “Solyndra and The DOE Loan Guarantee Program.”
What is Hope? The Art And Science Of Global Hope In Health, Business, Energy & The Future
By Dr. Goodheart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Years ago, 2 angels offered Eric a vision of hope. Find out how these angels offer humanity insights and strategies that work for seven future generations. Find out where we are all going. There are huge paradigm shifts coming in healthcare, energy production/use, religions, etc. Internet links and videos make this Ebook a multi-dimensional experience. "A leader is a dealer in hope" Napoleon
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report on the Causes of the April 20, 2010 Macondo Well Blowout
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This long-awaited report, issued on September 14 2011 by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement of the Department of Interior, provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the causes of the Macondo well blowout on the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Environmental Considerations in Military Operations Field Manual - FM 3-100.4 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,070. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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.
Methane Production Guide - how to make biogas. Three simple anaerobic digesters for home construction (Jemmett Engineering Energy Guides)
By Richard Jemmett
You set the price! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The book starts by describing the basic properties of methane or biogas. This gas can be made using simple apparatus and a process know as anaerobic digestion. Anaerobic digestion is one of the most common biological procedures in nature, as the name implies, it means to carry or breakdown in the absence of air. Once you know the principles of this process it is possible to make biogas in small or
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. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
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. Category: 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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Hazardous Materials Planning Process (IS-340) - EPA Regulations, CERCLA, Superfund, HazMat Training
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces you to the Hazardous Materials (HazMat) planning process.
Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues
By John Janovy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: 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.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Debris Operations (IS-632.a) Public Assistance Grants, Debris Management Plans, Sites, Estimating Procedures, Recycling, Environmental Considerations
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) covers basic information about debris operations under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. The goal for this course is to familiarize the student with general debris removal operations and identify critical debris operations issues.
Medicinal Uses of Chaparral Plants
By Eric J. Guignard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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)
By Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: French. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.