Books tagged: ecology

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Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
The Arkitect
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For a solid century, the Arkitect has been overseeing the construction of the Ark, humanity's escape from a techno-ravaged world. She's too old to accompany the billion-fold survivors, of course, but she doesn't seem to mind. Is she an unreformed Earth-hugger? A Gaia-worshiper? Find out for yourself, in a not-too-short story that's dark, bitter, dry... and evil fun.
WhaleQuest!
Price: Free! Words: 58,240. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Jeep Muldoon and his pals are back for their greatest adventure ever! To save an entangled whale, the boys risk everything in a daring midnight rescue in the "Graveyard of the Atlantic." A bashful sea monster, wild banker ponies, the heir to a baseball legend and the Marine Corps newest super aircraft join in for this thrill ride, and the surprises just keep coming!
Into the Cool: The Collected Poems of David Saxton, 1992 through 2007
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Saxton's bittersweet reflections immerse the reader in the natural drama of Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist thought, human loneliness, and deep ecology.
A Legacy of Global Scorning
Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
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It's a hand-me-down world. . . .
What I Learned at Bug Camp: Essays on Finding a Home in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature
In What I Learned at Bug Camp, artist, naturalist, and teacher Sarah Rabkin joins personal essay and science journalism; her fluent, spirited prose probes the spaces between science and art, autonomy and community, doubt and faith. On a passionate quest for a “home in the world,” she creates bridges out of stories, inviting us to join her on the trail.
The Woodsman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Multi-colored splashes of sugar maple leaves carpet the ground, disturbed only by squirrels scrounging for acorns and the woodsman's autumnal pilgrimage to cut firewood. Many happy days of the old man's life were spent in these hardwood hills, and he journeys here each fall with his memories. Spend a day with him and share his life in a day.
Edible Elements of Conifers
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Abstract: This article discusses the diversity of different parts of trees in the conifer family that are edible. Historic and modern uses are compared for such elements as nuts, bark, roots, berries, needles, and sap. Keywords: conifers; edible elements; biodiversity; ecology; nuts Word Count: 1,437 (article only)
A Senseless Act of Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » General
Aaron Okonkwo, a Nigerian bio-botanist, travels to Viridis, an exotic world filled with scientific wonders left by a godlike race. He is ensnared by the delectable, deadly beauty of Nightsong, an enchanting alien female. When the Confederation sends 200 ships to conquer Viridis for its boundless resources, just as the Europeans once did in Africa. Can he prevent history from repeating itself?
2011 Essential Guide to the BP Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Report of the Presidential Commission, Plus Gulf Coast Recovery Planning and Resource Guides, Bird Care Response Plan
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This compendium of four federal documents provides coverage of the oil spill and the ongoing restoration of the gulf, with the text of the January 2011 Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, plus the Recovery Planning Checklist for Communities, Recovery Resource Guide, and Best Practices for Migratory Bird Care During Oil Spill Response.