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Animal Poetry by James Larkin
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
As well as a selection of charming short poems the book includes comment by the writer on animal welfare and cruelty and environmental protection. It calls for worldwide empathy and compassion for animals at a time when animal cruelty and slaughter is the worst it has ever been in the human history.
Machine Impossible: Ten Technologies Humans Can Dream Only
Price: Free! Words: 31,390. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
A compendium of ten daunting technologies that humans might never master, Machine Impossible accentuates the associated challenges and risks.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.
Airpower and the Environment: The Ecological Implications of Modern Air Warfare - World War II Secondary Effects, Great Plains, Vietnam Eradication, Africa, Israeli Negev Desert, Collateral Damage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Balancing strategic and operational needs with both military and environmental ethics is certainly not impossible, and responsible armed forces are already beginning to think about how best to balance what superficially seem to be (but actually are not) competing imperatives.
History of the Rocky Flats Plant: Nuclear Weapons Production Facility, Colorado, Atomic Bomb Components, Plutonium Contamination Issues, Environmental and Safety Concerns, Shutdown and Cleanup
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,610. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a thorough history of the famous nuclear weapons production facility in Colorado known as the Rocky Flats Plant. It includes events, starting in the 1930s, leading to the creation of the weapons complex and events at the site from the 1930s to the turn of the century.
Sid the Homeless Hermit Crab
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: Spanish. Published: April 9, 2016 by Babl Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
Poor Sid was getting too big for his shell, so he sets off on an adventure in search of a new one. During this time he discovers all of the shells are missing and in their place remains only garbage. Follow Sid's journey to find a new home as he runs into a few surprise's, along with exciting and interesting encounters.
Sand Dollar, Sand Dollar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2016 by Babl Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
The beach is a world full of possibilities for Peter and his dog Urchin. There are stones to skip across the waves, sand to turn into castles, and the shoreline waits to be explored. When a wave destroys his sand castle, Peter reacts, tossing stones. Is there magic–perhaps–in the sand dollar that he finds? Will Peter use the sand dollar to make the right choice about the beautiful sea around him?
The Girl Who Could Sing with the Birds - An Inspirational Tale about Rachel Carson
Series: The Girls Who Could · Earth Lodge Books for Young Readers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 600. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Earth Lodge. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
Explore the world through the eyes of a young Rachel Carson, the author and biologist who inspired the environmental movement that gave birth to Earth Day. Rachel Carson teaches us that every life on our planet is precious, and that science should work with nature for the good of all. The simple drawings of children their own age and fun, rhyming prose helps kids connect easily with the story.
Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 316,560. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Awakening tells the story of Barsch, Alza, Kingston and Maloch, four incredible individuals brought together by unusual circumstances. They will cross deserts, escape exploding cities and face dangerous madmen in order to discover truth. Pasts will be revealed, personalities will be twisted and minds will be broken. Humanity might not survive their failure, or their success...
Gifts From The Stars
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When brilliant gemstones and colorful crystals appear in seemingly random places starting on a Pacific beach, then in a California forest, they cause excitement. People think the gems are valuable jewels. But they appear in more places, causing chaos and danger. Why are they appearing? What are they? Who is doing it? Follow scientists Dan Ophelder and Nora Jonston as they race to find the answer.