Books tagged: ecology and environment

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Global Environmental Health and Human Ecology
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 24,930. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Distance & online education
How current environmental issues directly affects human lives.
The Sphere
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment
This is a children’s book written in the spirit of ecological education.
Caulerpa Conquest: A Biological Eradication on the California Coast
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life
Rarely have global battles in the war on invasive species been successful. Even tougher is fighting a mutant genetic clone of a natural counterpart on a marine coast. The first known Western Hemisphere detection of the invasive algae Caulerpa taxifolia occurred in So. California. Caulerpa Conquest is the true story of the 2000 to 2006 precedent-setting local eradication effort.
Kelly Mows the Lawn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Kelly wants to play ball, but has to mow the lawn first. She gets knocked out doing a repair to the lawnmower, and wakes up in a new world - she’s the size of an ant with the lawn like a big forest around her. She meets a real ant whose name is Andrew, and has some adventures while learning some things about the ecology of the lawn.
Aquila
You set the price! Words: 21,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Cap and Jennifer are having a normal summer afternoon playing on a beach on the Bay of Fundy when a riptide carries them out to sea, where a big Humpback whale rescues them, and shows them a bit about whale life.
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made The Modern World | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Experiments & Projects
While inventions are exciting, it is important to remember that the innovations in this book belong to everyday, normal life, not science fiction. Johnson details several groundbreaking yet simple inventions (air-conditioning, a glass of clean drinking water, etc.) that utterly changed our lives, and how these changes further inspired more ingenuity and occurrences.
The Peaceful People: The Penan and their Fight for the Forest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016 by Gerakbudaya London Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
The Peaceful People is the story of the Penan, the jungle nomads of Sarawak, Malaysia, on Borneo island who for decades have fought for possession and preservation of their traditional forest lands against rampant logging. Author Paul Malone provides a comprehensive account of Penan society and culture, the politics of logging and the struggle of indigenous communities.
Branded by Fate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Suka Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Lou van Helden is at the beginning of his attorney career when the Novemvirat appears. They claim he is a Knight of the First Order and must fulfill a promise he made a long time ago. Lou believes they are mistaken, but they keep showing up – inconvenient, relentless, haunting.
Coming Home to Newfoundland: Animal Deep Ecology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
More of an environmental treatise than a talking animal story, Coming Home to Newfoundland is a story of a transplanted moose, long since acclimatized to New Zealand, who decides to make the lengthy and arduous journey home. Along the way she witnesses humanity’s destructive tendencies firsthand and incites revolutionary zeal in nearly everyone who crosses her path.
Children of the Universe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Science & Ecosystems, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Have you ever truly looked at the world? Whatever the answer, the tale told here will be an eye-opener for you. Rather than issuing an umpteenth dire statement on the future of our planet—almost certainly doomed to have as little real impact as all the others—Viviane Amar has chosen to tell what might be called an “inside” story, the story of how our cells rise up in revolt against us.