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21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to Debris Operations (IS-632.a) Public Assistance Grants, Debris Management Plans, Sites, Estimating Procedures, Recycling, Environmental Considerations
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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
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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)
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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
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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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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!
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Некоторая идея о нашей земле планеты...
Environment!
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Some idea about our planet earth...
2012 The Proof
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Looks at the growing evidence of signs of our impending doom.
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
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 203,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,310. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 399,890. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
(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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: 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.
Our Next Ice Age: Tomorrow
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Series: The Reading Room, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
There is no doubt that the Earth is warming up. The only question is: how much of it is part of nature's cycles, and how much is man-caused? But there are startling, counter-intuitive theories today, one of which suggests that global warming will actually cause a new ice age. Not only that, but an even newer hypothesis suggests the cold snap could hit very fast, once the trigger is pulled.