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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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: 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.
Greener Materials and the Markets That Use Them
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
"Greener Materials and the Markets that Use Them" provides a comprehensive overview of the products, raw materials, and end uses that are leading a transformation to a 'greener' more environmentaly friendly America.
21st Century Understanding Cancer Toolkit: Cancer and the Environment - Carcinogenic Chemicals, Other Causes, Controversial Suspects (Cell Phones, Meat Chemicals, Acrylamide, Artificial Sweeteners)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This e-book presents a thorough review of the subject of cancer and the environment, with authoritative information from the nation's cancer experts. Some of the questions answered include: What causes cancer? * The nature of cancer * What substances in the environment are known to cause or are likely to cause cancer in humans?
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.
21st Century Oil Spill Cleanup: Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response, produced by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, includes coverage of Responsibility & Organization, Safety and Human Health, Training for Bird Rescue/Rehabilitation Personnel, Personal Protective Equipment, Personal Safety When Handling Birds, Zoonosis, Hazardous Substances, Volunteers, Deterrence, and much more.
Zion National Park, an Interpretive Road Guide
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Towering vertical walls of colorful sedimentary rock surround you relaying simultaneously contradictory feelings of intimacy and overwhelming grandeur. This eBook (illustrated with 40 wilderness images and written by a former Zion interpretive ranger) allows you to experience a vicarious journey through one of America's truly great national parks.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
Eco-fuel-FA (ECOFA) A viable solution
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Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine.
Build an Extreme Green Rain Barrel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
These instructions address all aspects of water conservation while describing how to build a high-quality, low-cost rain barrel using recycled food-grade plastic barrels. The simple assembly techniques with over 58 illustrations and example calculations create an elegant solution for weekend conservationists. Know how big your cistern should be and how much water you can expect to harvest.