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Code of the Lifemaker
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,120. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An alien ship, straying too close to a sun gone nova, gets damaged and crashes on Titan. When humans get to Titan they discover a bewildering society created by the seed ship and are mistaken for the "Creators."
Yellowstone National Park: First Of The Last Wild Places
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Established in 1872, Yellowstone was the world's first national park. A land of magic and mystical waters, it has long been a place of reverence for many Americans. Former Chief of Interpretation at Yellowstone, George Robinson writes passionately and eloquently about this landscape that is so dear to his heart. Geysers, wildlife, and a long human history are beautifully and lovingly portrayed.
Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling - The Report of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This report by the Presidentially-appointed Oil Spill Commission, released in January 2011, provides authoritative, official findings on the causes and consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, with proposals for comprehensive reforms of both government and industry practices to overhaul the U.S. approach to drilling safety and greatly reduce the chances of a similar, disaster.
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
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 236,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: 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.
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)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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.
Grand Teton: Children Of The Rockies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Grand Teton National Park is one of the most spectacular landscapes and settings on the North American continent. Its history and story are beautifully revealed in George Robinson's brilliant essays. Geology, botany, and biology are blended in an intensely personal narrative that celebrates this most amazing of American National Parks.
Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
TME provides plain, easily understood, information about environmental phenomena and issues in the form of twenty answered questions. It will do wonders for anyone who reads about environmental issues in the daily newspapers and asks "should I be worried about this?" TME is ideal reading for CEOs and politicians facing environmental issues, as well as science students at all levels.
Startops
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Blown wildly across the galaxy in man's first FTL trip, they manage to settle in pristine Startops. Only to find that its a galactic zoo. Dinos a dozen. Are they Zooie grub or Zookeepers? Worse the ecosystem extends across some star systems. Aliens settle. Royals Hunt their Preserve. Things claw right out of hand. Hunting pesky pests, the Osmos grasp Earth.
Daddy And I Explore...The Mangroves! Epub Version
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 230. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
What type of trees seem to grow right out of the water? How about roots so strong that you can walk on them? Come explore the Mangroves of Bermuda. Learn about the fascinating plants and animals found living there! This series of books is dedicated to educating young explorers about the various environments that can be found on the beautiful island of Bermuda.
Daddy and I Explore...The Tide Pools! Epub Version
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science
Do you know what a nudibranch is? How about a sea urchin? The island of Bermuda has many places to explore! Come along with this dad and his children as they explore the tide pools of Bermuda. Find out the answers to these questions and much more in this exciting book! This series of books is dedicated to educating young explorers about the beautiful island of Bermuda.