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Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Air (Rainbow Series) - Smoke Management, Air Quality, Visibility, Haze, Hazardous Air Pollutants, Emissions from Fires, Atmospheric and Plume Chemistry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This state-of-knowledge review about the effects of fire on air quality can assist land, fire, and air resource managers with fire and smoke planning, and their efforts to explain to others the science behind fire-related program policies and practices to improve air quality.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,950. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Arctic Scientific Research: Global Warming, Climate Change, Sea Ice Loss, Environmental Change, Human Health, Natural Resources, Civil Infrastructure, Indigenous Languages, Alaska, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Fauna (Rainbow Series) - Wildfires and Wildlife, Habitat, Succession, Regional Variation in Fire Regimes, Direct Effects of Fire and Animal Responses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,510. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
As conceptual background, these books provide technical support to fire and resource managers for carrying out interdisciplinary planning, which is essential to managing wildlands in an ecosystem context. Planners and managers will find the series helpful in many aspects of ecosystem-based management.
Terraforming: Ultimo Avviso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: Italian. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
In “Terraforming: Ultimo Avviso” faremo un viaggio insieme nel futuro, scoprendo cosa potrebbe accadere alla Terra, alla nostra civiltà e ai nostri figli, a causa del riscaldamento globale. Scopriremo cosa ci attende se oggi non faremo nulla per arginare il degrado e lo sfruttamento insensato del meraviglioso, ma delicatissimo, ambiente che ci è stato dato in prestito dai nostri figli: la Terra.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, 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 the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
The Economics of True Sustainability
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A new economics ten times as effective as present, revealing we have enough resources and energy to make the whole world a success. Embraces ecological systems, material/energy resource limits, life-force energy. Includes vital core aspects of life - values, life goals, and the sacred - restoring their visibility and attainability. Resolves core dysfunctionalities of our culture.
Российский Север и Северная Европа
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: Russian. Published: April 23, 2013 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
В данный сборник включены совместные статьи за 1992 - 2012 годы по социально-экономическим вопросам российского Севера и Северной Европы.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 474,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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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.
What Does God Look Like in an Expanding Universe?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Who is God? Why are we on Earth? What happens after we die? Advancements in science and technology have stretched our understanding of the Universe to the very edge of comprehension, leading many of us to revisit some of humanity's greatest questions. This books brings together the exciting ideas, images and thoughts about God, life and death of scientists, theologians,and thinkers of our time.
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)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
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.
Transforming The Global Biosphere: 12 Futuristic Strategies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Elliott Maynard proposes a Transformative Revolution in the form of Twelve Futuristic Strategies for Planetary Management. Each "MetaStrategy" is a Key Global SocioEcological Paradigm, which provides graphic examples of major environmental problems, and proposes innovative solutions for reversing these destructive trends...through the application of Unique Alternative Technologies.
2012 Biomass Energy Guide: Biomass Multi-Year Program Plan and Biomass Biennial Review Report - Biomass to Bioenergy Conversion, Energy Crops, Algae, Wastes, Feedstock Supply, Markets, Transportation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This important up-to-date guide to biomass fuels and bioenergy contains two major Department of Energy reports converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction.
Les Grandes Vagues de Changement
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Dans les temps difficiles à venir, comment saurez-vous quoi faire? *Augmentation de la rigueur économique et de l'instabilité politique *Diminution des ressources énérgétiques et naturelles *Changements climatiques et conditions météorologiques catastrophiques *Perte de terres arables et d'eau douce *Maladies Pandémiques *Escalade de conflits mondiaux
Makers of the Environment : Building Resilience Into Our World, One Model at a Time.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » 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.