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A Legacy of Lancashire: Its Chemists, Biochemists and Industrialists
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Price: Free! Words: 38,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
A chronological collation of those chemists, biochemists and Industrialists born in the county of Lancashire in the UK who have made a notable contribution to their subject and to mankind in general starting with William Henry in 1774..
Situation des Forêts du monde 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
La présente édition de la situation des forêts du monde vise à combler cette lacune. On y trouvera, réuni et analysé, un ensemble exhaustif de données sur la contribution des forêts aux moyens d’existence, à l’alimentation, à la santé, au logement et aux sources d’énergie. On y verra aussi comment améliorer les informations disponibles et ajuster les politiques afi n de mieux tirer parti à l’aveni
Состояние лесов мира 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
При подготовке настоящего издания доклада "Состояние лесов мира" был проведен систематический сбор и анализ данных о роли лесов как источника средств к существованию, продовольствия, лекарств, крова и энергетических ресурсов для человека. Кроме того, в докладе также содержатся предложения по совершенствованию сбора такой информации и корректировке мер политики, с тем чтобы в будущем повысить соци
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
En esta edición de El estado de los bosques del mundo se recogen y analizan de forma sistemática datos sobre la contribución de los bosques a las necesidades de las personas relativas a los medios de vida, alimentación, salud, abrigo y energía. Además, se sugiere cómo se podrían mejorar la información y las políticas con miras a potenciar los beneficios socioeconómicos de los bosques en el futuro.
La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
L’édition 2014 de La situation mondiale des pêches et de l'aquaculture propose une analyse de plusieurs thèmes importants, notamment le rôle de l’aquaculture dans l’amélioration de la nutrition et la question de la réduction des pratiques préjudiciables et des mauvaises pratiques de gestion qui menacent la durabilité du secteur de la pêche.
El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
En la edición de 2014 de El estado mundial de la pesca y la acuicultura se analizan varias cuestiones importantes, como el papel de la acuicultura en mejorar la nutrición y la reducción de prácticas peligrosas y una gestión indebida, que amenaza la sostenibilidad del sector.
Tornado Buster: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Prevent tornadoes by discharging electric energy into the earth via flying lightning rods. Build heavy lift high torque engine, slow moving planes to do so. Large propellers, big air foil area, extended landing gear and discharge cables.
The Engineer's Argument: A philosophical argument against intelligent design
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Armin Navabi. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
This book aims to give logically consistent reasoning for the dismissal of the idea of intelligent design through philosophical discourse based on given evidence of how our universe works. It is my hope that I can offer many pieces of evidence that show such an idea of an intelligent designer is not only logically inconsistent but also absurd.
State of the World's Forests 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This edition of State of the World’s Forests addresses this knowledge gap by systematically gathering and analysing available data on forests’ contributions to people’s livelihoods, food, health, shelter and energy needs. Crucially, the report also suggests how information might be improved and policies adjusted, so that the socioeconomic benefits from forests can be enhanced in the future.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
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Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
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Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
Quality assurance for animal feed analysis laboratories
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Price: Free! Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This document gives a comprehensive account of good laboratory practices, quality assurance procedures and examples of standard operating procedures as used in individual specialist laboratories.
Tackling Climate Change through Livestock
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Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report represents the most comprehensive estimate made to-date of livestock’s contribution to global warming – as well as the sector’s potential to help tackle the problem.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
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Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: 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.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
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Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
2015-2017 AVMA Strategic Plan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
This is the 2015-2017 Strategic Plan for the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Космические законы
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Чтобы не нарушать законы, нужно их хотя бы знать. С космическими законами ситуация усложняется тем, что информация об этих законах доступна далеко не каждому.
Chasing Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Explore your version of Reality by answering three basic questions. Spend a week or so developing your answers before looking at mine. You’ll probably find the many quotations helpful. Some are from people answering the same questions, and some are just funny fillers to give your brain a rest.
Uses of Geothermal Energy in Food and Agriculture. Opportunities for Developing Countries
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Price: Free! Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by FAO. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This book reviews the use of geothermal energy in agriculture and agro-industry around the world. With a simple format and copious illustrations and models, the book is accessible to a wide range of interested readers, including those with no technical background. It shows that geothermal resources have the potential to provide long-term, secure energy for the agriculture and food industry.
A Walleye Fishing Cheat Sheet For Lakes & Rivers
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
FOR ADVANCED ANGLERS! Based on the conditions, water temperature, time of year, and time of day, this guide will tell you the first, best thing to try in your search of walleye and sauger.