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Who Knew It Grew From Poo?
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
“Who knew it grew from Poo?” teaches young readers about the science of aquaponics, a system of aquaculture in which the waste produced by farmed fish or other aquatic animals supplies nutrients for plants grown hydroponically, which in turn purify the water. The approach uses 90 percent less water and can produce up to 3 times more produce at a faster rate than traditional urban gardening.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
Joshua's Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
(5.00)
Captured by pirates and forced to labor aboard an unkept and disorganized ship, Joshua Crammer became a needed addition to the crew as a navigator. Through guile he extricates himself from the pirates to take three Spanish ships to their rightful owners, who put him in charge of a masterfully well armed ship.
Goodbye Grandae Coop
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Remorse and self-blame weighs heavily on the black sheep of the family which leads him to speak to the ghost of his recently departed grandfather.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
The Naturally Bug-Free Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(5.00)
Do you want to grow beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables without poisoning your yard with chemicals? The Naturally Bug-Free Garden shows you how to bring your garden ecosystem into balance so that beneficial insects and larger animals do the work of pest control for you.
A Charter to That Other Place
Price: Free! Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Live Oak Charter Academy is the latest elixir to arrive in the valley. Drought cycles, crop yields, and market forces have left a trail of previous solutions: an army base, a state mental hospital, a shipping warehouse for an online retailer, a prison. And though the school is smaller in scale than previous efforts, it inspires bigger dreams, with a more fragile margin of error.
Pollution Soup Cook: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Computational & Molecular Modeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
We make reservoir soups of pollutants that interact to break down or bind pollutants. The water is filled and surrounded with appropriate flora and (perhaps) fauna to suck up toxins into their bodies. All plants and animals will be harvested for burning or storage.
Between Heaven and Earth: The Biodynamic Compost Preparations: Blog Meditations on How We Do It
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Meditations on the Rudolf Steiner Biodynamic Compost Preparations from the perspective of a Jungian analyst and Demeter certified Biodynamic farmer.