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Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The frequency of intense floods and storms is increasing globally and in Asia and the Pacific amid the specter of climate change, pointing to the need for better mitigation and adaptation to natural disasters. What lessons have we learned so far about how we can better face this issue?
Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Pandora Poikilos. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Essays
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“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein This ebook points out the surrounding issues of genetically modified fruit and vegetables that consumers are unaware of. While several parties defend the use of technology to create food, it appears that little is being done to increase awareness about this matter to the end consumer.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
A Home to Die For
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Two short stories for your enjoyment. A HOME TO DIE FOR originally published in Alienskin Magazine. A man has interesting ideas about remodeling his home. THE ADJUSTER: Saving the world brings a high personal price.
Elephants Cry Too
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
‘Elephants Cry Too,’ is written for the 7-9 year old reader. It is told through the eyes of a small, Indian boy who is destined to stay small and is constantly bullied by other children. His only friends are the animals of the forest. One day, the boy meets a holy man in the forest who tells him a story about the first herd of elephants. The old man’s story changes the boy’s life forever.
Surveying the Field: Changes in Quantity Surveying
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / Estimating
This book details the changing role of the quantity surveyor. It compares traditional expectations with the changes have occurred, and why these are necessary in the modern world. Including the presentation of original research conducted with Coventry University. The book contains valuable information for academics, quantity surveyors and other agents associated with the construction industry.
The Kyoto Protocol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology
My considerations about the ecology and nature derived from the historical facts presented in the reliable sources.
Blue Pelagic
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a world economy finally gone completely green Captain Lander is on the hunt for one last big catch. However what is it he is actually hunting?
Making Money With Scrap Metals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business
Would you like to:Earn extra money? Help clean up the environment ? Have a paying hobby ? This book will show you how to do it all without investing your money. This guidebook is written for beginners in language that is easy to understand.
Rise of the Meritocracy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Once again science and big business will clash in this science fiction and political suspense thriller. Our hero James Watsen, a smart and shy bioengineering student, must break out of his shell and lead his fellow scientists in a covert operation to save the planet. Will they succeed in time or will the corrupt corporations and politicians be allowed to destroy the earth? Find out what happens.