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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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
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.
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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 the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
Climate Change and Global Warming Encyclopedia: Sweeping Coverage of All Aspects of Carbon Dioxide and Greenhouse Gases, Sea Levels, Ecosystems, Computer Models, Extreme Weather, Energy and Carbon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 474,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Investigate all aspects of climate change and global warming in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents from dozens of federal sources.
Red Sand Green Heart
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Red Sand Green Heart explains how the unique wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast, infertile land. Through vivid, personal stories John shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries, challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism, mining, tourism and environmental management.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) for Shale Oil and Natural Gas: Latest Developments on Government Safety Rules to Protect Underground Sources of Drinking Water and Underground Injection Control (UIC)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
The latest developments on government safety rules to protect underground sources of drinking water from the impact of fracking for oil and natural gas are covered in this updated ebook, which provides extensive information about the important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.
Makers of the Environment : Building Resilience Into Our World, One Model at a Time.
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Makers of the Environment merges storytelling with everyday reality to offer a moment where we can rethink our expectations to understand how technology can and should be used to improve our world. The book makes the extraordinary ordinary, offering a vision on how society can take advantage of new and emerging technology to create a better, more sustainable world for our children.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast: Risks to the Environment and Water Resources
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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.
2012 Guide to Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing from Shale Formations - Improving the Safety and Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing and Fracking
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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.
Cultivating a Movement: An Oral History of Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture on California's Central Coast
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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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21st Century Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, Underground Injection, Fracking, Hydrofrac, Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Controversy, Environmental and Safety Risks, Water Pollution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Authoritative compendium of official documents about the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as hydrofrac or fracking, to extract natural gas, along with gas exploration and production in the Marcellus shale field; coverage of all aspects, including the ongoing controversy about the environmental and safety risks arising from possible water pollution and drinking water contamination.
2011 Ultimate Solar Energy and Photovoltaics Sourcebook - Comprehensive Coverage of All Aspects of Solar Energy, Power, Electricity, Heating, PV, CSP, Research, Practical Information for Homeowners
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 243,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four major document collections provide over 600 pages of comprehensive coverage of all aspects of solar energy, with practical information about available solar systems and financing; Basic Research Needs For Solar Energy Utilization Report; Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Program 2012 Multi-Year Program Plan; and the Program Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2009.
20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides an abridged reproduction of a government document, 20% Wind Energy by 2030 - Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply, Wind Manufacturing Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy Reports. Collaborative efforts by the DOE, industry, government, and several national laboratories have examined the feasibility of producing 20% of our electricity.
21st Century Ultimate Guide to Wind Energy: Wind Power Systems, Turbines, Small Wind Consumer Guide, Incentives for Development, Low and Large Wind, Plans and Programs, Siting and Other Issues
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of wind energy, with information on design, development, and financing, small wind power consumer guide for homeowners and businesses, federal government incentives for development, plans and programs, siting and environmental issues, and much more. Introduction to Wind Energy; Small Wind Electric Systems - U.S. Consumer's Guide; more.