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Guidelines for the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector on Damage and Needs Assessments in Emergencies by FAO fiat panis
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: Simple English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & 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.
Fables of Freedom by Jonoboyle
Price: Free! Words: 32,300. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
To a young person entering upon maturity, there are many unknowns. Fables is a mad, youthful dash for freedom, which turns to analysis, judgement, learning and decision. Fables surprises, with enlightening characters, earnestly tackling their individual adventures; it is thought provoking and amusing. It is not for the closed minded. It is bemused by the idea of normal life.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & 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.
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World by Alison Gillespie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & 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.
Algae+Rhythm, Algae-Rhyme:Apt surgical rotation app by Sari Grove
Series: Grove Health Science, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
A book is an app that you read...Algae is one of the most pervasive things that grow in Nature...Rhythm & Rhyme are known mnemonic methods in Medical school...This is Book 3 in the Grove Health Sciences series...The main push forward here is the creating of Sidedness in the brain & body parts according to gender...Could women be natural lefties? Is the front of the body male dominant? Big ideas...
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science by Fourat Janabi
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven by Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Sustainable living
Climate Change: How To Find A Safe Haven includes a brief history of how corporations in 1999 persuaded the United Nations to support the building of regional trading regions and trade agreements between nations, creating a global system of governance based on those trade agreements, appointed institutions, and international regulations.
All Our Relations: GreenSpirit Connections With the More-Than-Human World by Marian Van Eyk McCain
Series: GreenSpirit ebooks, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by GreenSpirit Ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
A book that celebrates and honours our relationships with all those other life forms who share our Earth. How we treat these 'fellow-travellers,' how we perceive them and interact with them—and the extent to which we love and respect them—is a measure of our humanity and our spiritual evolution. The greater our appreciation for them, the more they teach us and the more joy they bring to our lives.
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle by Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Sagebrush Heart: Sagebrush Landscape of Elko County, Nevada by Larry Hyslop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
In Elko County, sagebrush is always within view if merely in one’s peripheral vision. The sagebrush landscape is a beautiful but harsh landscape, a land little known and less understood. It is also a landscape in trouble. Over 500,000 acres of ground burned in 2007 and one million acres in 2006. Nevada has seen six bad fire seasons since 1999, burning an average of one million acres each year.
What Does God Look Like in an Expanding Universe? by Jim Schenk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & 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.
A New Way To Be Human On Earth by James Anderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
The only way for Humankind to survive is to evolve a higher Consciousness, and find a new way to be Human on this Earth.
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000 by L. R. Irby
Price: Free! Words: 22,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
During 1965-2000, 21 Montana State University graduate students completed field studies of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Their studies indicate that bighorn sheep can be a viable part of Montana’s fauna for the foreseeable future. Bighorns will never be as abundant as deer and elk because they have a narrower range of suitable habitat, but they do respond well to management.
Tree Care Kit by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
Les Grandes Vagues de Changement by Marshall Vian Summers
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Religion & 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
Down East Carolina by Bert Brun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
Two retirees find something completely different when they move an old "fixer" cottage to the edge of a beautiful North Carolina tidal marsh and then enjoy the next eight years in their special "Garden of Eden".
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World by Mark Pendergrast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Solyndra and the Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program: House Hearings on Stimulus Funding for Solar Energy Company by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
On September 14, 2011, the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing entitled “Solyndra and The DOE Loan Guarantee Program.”
Hope As A Positive Tipping Point; The Art And Science Of Global Hope In Health, Business, Energy & The Future by Dr. Goodheart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Years ago, 2 angels offered Dr. Goodheart a vision of hope. Find out how these angels offer humanity insights and strategies that work for seven future generations. Find out where we are all going. There are huge paradigm shifts coming in healthcare, energy production/use, religions, etc. Internet links and videos make this Ebook a multi-dimensional experience. "A leader is a dealer in hope"
A Hitchhiker's Tao; Thumbing Your Way to Enlightenment by Stan Kahn
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
a Hitchhiker’s Tao is an exposition of mysticism and spirituality themed on my extensive experience thumbing around America - between 1968 and 1980 I did 60 to 70,000 miles. Around half of that was done without money. The Oregon commune I lived on for nearly five years provided a great springboard for hitching exploration as well as an education in cosmic togetherness.