Books tagged: ecology

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Silent Runners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the Eco-terrorists known as the Silent Runners take on Cyclone Pharmaceuticals, a interstellar corporation, who is safe?
Glimpses of the Palace of the Sea Goddess
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Essay » Literature
44 small and heartful stories that a sea life and people of Okinawa weave.
The Song of the Quetzal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
In a lush rainforest situated in southern Costa Rican, deemed off-limits by the government, Diego begins his search for a legendary blue tree to save his mother's life. The stories tell of its nectar, able to cure all those who drink of it, and its roots, offering immortality to those who should eat of them.
Bighorn Sheep: Contributions of Montana State University Graduate Students to Understanding a Vulnerable Species, 1965-2000
Price: Free! Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and 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.
The Pole of Inaccessibility
Price: Free! Words: 76,540. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It’s 1979, and geologist Susan Engen has finally received her grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the Beardmore Glacier region of the Transantarctic Mountains for the super-concentrations of fossil fuels she is certain are there. While her work seems innocuous enough to the NSF, it is her intention to use her discovery to stop the inevitable exploitation to come.
And The Walls Came Tumbling Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jack Davies led an unremarkable life, serving fast food in a nondescript seaside town by day and playing computer games by night. Unremarkable, that is, until Professor Jericho ordered a sausage and a cup of tea.
The Lummox
Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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An epic poem for our times – it’s short and has pictures – The Lummox explores loss, redemption and environmental protection.
Terra Infirma
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 12 ยท The Terra Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When nomadic marauders attack the Independent city of Couver, seventeen-year-old Terra Vargas must choose: use her Cartos powers to protect her city, or rescue her mother from the marauders' camp. But as her control over the earth power erodes, so does her ability to choose wisely. Stay or go? Either way, there will be a horrible price to pay.
Last Call to save Planet Earth: Solar Energy
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
In this small book the author present 7 good reasons to adopt Solar Energy as the only way to save the Planet from an inevitable disaster. Simple and concise he give us a road map to choose the solar energy in our lives. If you want to contribute to save our Planet, you must read it.
El Canto de los Quetzales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Narra las aventuras del joven Diego y su ingreso a una selva tropical al sur de Costa Rica, en las montañas de San Cristóbal. Según se dice, la selva está llena de peligros, ruinas y misteriosas esferas de piedra con extraños petroglifos, porque esconde un árbol azul del que se extrae un néctar que cura toda enfermedad, pero cuya raíz también otorga la inmortalidad a quien la come.