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Persistent Fools: Cunning Intelligence and the Politics of Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Persistent Fools examines the role of deception and cunning intelligence in design, arguing that the strategic use of cunning can lead to more resilient futures.
Electronic Waste: Forgotten, But Not Gone...
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Political
Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a staggering problem as a global consumer culture and planned obsolescence in new technologies sees millions of tonnes of old electronics tossed every year. But in 2017, it seems we still aren’t getting the message about e-waste. Research from UNSW says the policy is poorly implemented, lags behind international best practice, and is based on outdated targets.
Ivory Inferno: The Unwatched Black Market
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Environmental economics
On April 30, 2016, 105 tonnes of ivory were stacked into 11 large pyres, with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, flanked by military security setting the first stack alight. The event had the aim of sending a message to ivory customers around the world – you can’t buy this lot, and you won’t get the next lot either, so you can stop trying. But was the message meaningless?
Climate Wars
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The time of Climate Wars has commenced in the Northwest as the Cascadian resistance – The Thin Green Line – openly opposes the fossil fuel corporate oligarchs and government collusion in their quest for short term profits, and fights instead in defense of a sustainable planet and hope for future generations.
Make It Simple - Environment Sustainability
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Sustainability of the Environment has become imperative in today’s world. If we take care of Environment, Environment will take care of us. Accordingly, the Author AAD has thoughtfully written the Essay in a Simple language – Make It Simple – Environment Sustainability to benefit the community.
Lola's Beach Clean-Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Lola is a caring little girl who lives on a very beautiful island. Lola and her very best friend Honu are eager to help heal our earth. Maka, the magical mango tree, brings news that the beach is filled with sticky, icky trash! Yuck! Join Lola and Honu as they rally their friends together to clean up their beach!
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things
Price: Free! Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things, by Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution, outlines more than 150 of the leading trends in the IoT industry in order to identify the factors that have shaped the recent past of the developing industry and use those to predict the trends that will drive the next period of growth.
Book of Nu - 10 Principles of Sustainability for Mind, Body, & Planet (A Guidebook for the Family of Man)
You set the price! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Designed for the Sustainability-Minded Family and their Kids, BOOK OF NU, offers complete, yet easy-to-understand Principles for maintaining sustainable mind, body, and planet.
How to Successfully Grow Lettuce in Warm Weather
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
A great how to guide for gardeners living in warm climates wanting to grow their own lettuce-Jim teaches the 5 techniques he’s used to successfully enjoy salad greens all summer long. Spring and fall lettuces are colorful and delicious but how do you grow it when summer temperatures hit 80 or higher? With just a little bit of extra work anyone can learn how to do it.
Focus on Environment
Price: Free! Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This book is the Proceedings of the ‘National Seminar on Sustainable Environment and Health 2016’ & ‘World Environment Day-2016 (WED-2016)’ events held on the campus of AIMST University, Kedah, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-967-14475-0-5 (Print version); eISBN: 978-967-14475-1-2 (e-Book version) Editors Subhash Bhore & K. M