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Evolve: The Ecology of Life and Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
We live in extraordinary times. The world is fast becoming hot, flat and crowded. The central theme of this book is the need to Evolve. Drawing on the discoveries of Swedish scientist and mystic Emanuel Swedenborg plus thirty years of his own research, author and social ecologist Kirk Holst proposes that we need a spiritual revolution to save ourselves and our planet.
All's Well: Where Thou Art Earth and Why
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
A freewheeling rollick through the history and future of our species, All’s Well. Where Thou Art Earth and Why blends philosophy, metaphysics and ethics into an original and lyrical meditation on refining our place in the universe.
Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short, full-color volume explains why polar bears are thriving despite the recent decline of Arctic sea ice.
Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Discover the mysterious and fascinating ways in which animals and plants—and people—interact with one another in the rainforests of Costa Rica. More than just a simple collection of essays, Monkeys are Made of Chocolate is a testament to the wonder of life in all its countless guises, as seen through the eyes of a man with a gift for subtle discernment and a natural flair for storytelling.
Airpower and the Environment: The Ecological Implications of Modern Air Warfare - World War II Secondary Effects, Great Plains, Vietnam Eradication, Africa, Israeli Negev Desert, Collateral Damage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Balancing strategic and operational needs with both military and environmental ethics is certainly not impossible, and responsible armed forces are already beginning to think about how best to balance what superficially seem to be (but actually are not) competing imperatives.
Senescence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Howard Sid Thomas. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Senescence is a wide-ranging account of how biology reacts to the passage of time. It's written for the interested general reader, and includes a comprehensive glossary, but also cites sources that lead to the specialist literature. The book is a novel perspective on current political and economic concerns about ageing biological systems and human society.
Treat Climate Change, Save the Earth: How to Prevent Flooding and Drought to Slow Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 20,930. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Water Supply
Help to save the world from flooding and drought! My idea of a new system that can solve a large number of our planet's problems can be described In less than 75 pages: -Changing weather -Flooding -Drought -Dwindling energy resources. This system would last for future generations, and help prevent present problems across the globe by targeting symptoms instead of the causes!
Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by UCRA. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The story of the epic struggle to save the headwaters of the Colorado River.
Natural Defense: Air Force Origins of Department of Defense Natural Resources Conservation Program - Land Use Controversy, Fish and Wildlife, Turtle Habitats, Species at Risk on DOD Installations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication relates the story of why the U.S. Air Force took the lead among the military services in developing a comprehensive conservation program.
Oil – Final Countdown To A Global Crisis And Its Solutions
Price: Free! Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This book examines the lifeline of modern living - petroleum. This is what flows In our veins today. Every aspect of our life, from food to transport to housing, it’s all petroleum based. Our existence is draped in layers of petroleum. This book is a bible on the subject and delineates important strategic solutions to an unprecedented crisis that’s coming our way!
The Bicycle Diaries: My 21,000-Mile Ride for the Climate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Environmental researcher David Kroodsma bicycles from his front door in California to the tip of South America, gaining unique insights about climate change along the way. Selected as a Shelf Unbound Notable Book of 2014 and a finalist for both the Montaigne Medal and Forward Review’s IndieFab Book of the Year.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
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.
2014 Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide PMS 210 (Formerly Fireline Handbook PMS 410) - Firefighting Safety, Initial and Extended Attack, Pumps, Foam, Fireline Explosives, Tankers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Wildland Fire Incident Management Field Guide states, references, or supplements wildland fire incident management and operational standards established by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).
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.

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