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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.
Human Memory
Price: Free! Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Acoustics & Sound, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Human Memory adds a new dimension to human medicine and neurology.The human brain is the most complex system in the known universe. This system has developed according to the principles of evolution. Investigating the origins of the brain might lead to more comprehension of its functioning. Memory is the storage, retention and recall of information including past experiences, knowledge and thought
The Conflict of the Ages III Student the Flood and the Ice Age: They Deliberately Forgot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,190. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The worldwide Flood is supported around the world by historical accounts. Feasability studies on safety and stocking of the Ark. Geologic Column proves fossils reveal age of the earth? Progression from simple to complex organisms over millions of years? Take a look at "living fossils." Meet the extinct creature found only in the "oldest" layers but more complex than "later" life forms.
Geseënde Nis
Price: Free! Words: 72,720. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Waarom is daar 'n heelal – iets in plaas van niks? Is dit 'n vraag wat hom leen tot natuurwetenskaplike ondersoek? Waarskynlik nie. Gelowiges glo dat die heelal bedoel was om te wees, en nie 'n blote chaos te wees nie, maar wel dit wat ons sien, 'n kosmos, “vrugbaar” en vol. Hierdie boek handel oor die evolusie van hierdie volheid.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2014
Price: Free! Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: 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
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2014
Price: Free! Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: 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.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: 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.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: 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.
Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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Albert Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a mathematical theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future and he receives a reply.
Park Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
Bottleneck - Our human interface with reality. The disturbing and exciting implications of its true nature.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
Bottleneck is about the narrowness of Now. By daring to explore what information science can tell us about the process of learning. it reveals that we can absorb shockingly little truly new information from the present moment. The implication: the world we experience is almost entirely an imagined reality, based on our lifelong past experiences. Here at last is a science of prejudice.
Nature of the Sun
Price: Free! Words: 105,380. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Gravity, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Atomic & Molecular
The cosmology theory written in the book Nature of the Sun comes with the real answers to the age old questions. Reading the book you will learn a three dimensional logic that creates a model of an atom and the universe that any person can learn, no mathematics required. You will learn why the earth rotates, orbits, has seasons, how radio waves emit in radius, gravity and all known phenomena.
Просто о жизни. Избранное
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: Russian. Published: February 19, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Кто из нас, живущих в этом стремительном, восхитительном, раздираемом противоречиями мире, не знает, что такое стресс? Все знают о «Его Величестве Стрессе»! И как не знать? Во-первых, Стресс – явление воспринимаемое человеком всеми пятью его органами чувств и разумом одновременно.​ Во-вторых, Стресс - есть жизненно необходимая объективная реальность
Ape or Adam?: Making sense of evolution, creationism and intelligent design
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
There is still debate over how, and when, humans and other life arrived on Earth. Were we created a few thousand years ago, or did we evolve over millions of years? What should children be taught at school? This is an easy-to-read guide to the science behind our origins. It will appeal to anyone who is not sure what to believe, or is simply interested in the fascinating history of our planet.
My Patch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Patch watching is something you can turn to when you have had enough of long-distance chasing for birds. It is not a remedy but it is a very acceptable complimentary part of your birding life. Want to know all about it, then read 'My Patch' for some answers.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In this third and final volume of Howard Carter's classic work on his historic discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, he gets down to the details of the objects contained in the Treasury and the Annexe.