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The Lazy Person's Guide To Flower, Herb, Fruit, Nut And Vegetable Gardening Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
The Lazy Person's Guide To Flower, Herb, Fruit, Nut And Vegetable Gardening, Second Edition, Includes: Exotics Without Watering; Choosing Plants; Easy Flower Gardening; Flowers You Can Eat; Easy Food Growing; Fruit, Herbs, Edible Weeds; Weed And Feed; Breeding Plants; Indoor Gardening; Pest-Proof Plants; Preventing Diseases; Indoor Plants That Do Not Need Watering And Feeding While On Holidays.
Global Goals, National Actions: Making the Post-2015 Development Agenda Relevant to India
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This volume, edited by Vikrom Mathur and Ritika Passi, unpacks the tensions inherent in various interpretations of sustainable development by eliciting debates given varied value systems and national interests; offers a framework through which to localise global goals like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); focuses on 10 SDGs that are India’s primary concerns; and ends with an evaluation
Growing into a Farm: Before the Walden Effect
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Anna's journey back-to-the-land was fraught with difficulties until she realized that the best partnership was a threesome --- a man, a woman, and a farm. Overflowing with photos, this book serves as a preface to the popular homesteading blog, Walden Effect.
The Port of Virginia 2015 Sustainability Report
Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / transportation
At The Port of Virginia, sustainability means more than reducing environmental impacts. It means putting innovative programs and processes in place that work in concert to advance our vision forward; excellence in operations, fiscal responsibility, and sustainable growth. See how we approached sustainability in Fiscal Year 2015.
Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities
Price: Free! Words: 99,270. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Accounting / standards (GAAP, IFRS, etc.)
Two Canadian co-op organizations joined forces in 2014 to organize an international conference, focused on how and why co-operatives assess their performance and their impacts on society. Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities offer an international snapshot of the work being undertaken in these areas, with the intention of sharing the knowledge and experience obtained thus far.
Show Me The Green!
Series: Wild Tales and Garden Thrills, Book #1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Dianne Venetta. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology
What’s more fun in the garden than a pile of poop and a curious bee? How about bragging rights, two tickets to the fall festival, and a hundred dollars?
Get Your Goat Now!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You Want Goats, But... You don't know anything about goats! Get Your Goat NOW! covers everything you as a first-time goat buyer needs to know -- from how to milk, how to care for your goat, where to get your goat, what to feed your goat -- and more! If you're considering goats, you need Get Your Goat NOW!
Tent City Urbanism: From Self-Organized Camps to Tiny House Villages
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Tent City Urbanism explores the intersection of the "tiny house movement" and tent cities organized by the homeless to present an accessible and sustainable housing paradigm that can improve the quality of life for everyone.
Psychopath Economics: Part 2 – Behind The Mask
Series: Psychopath Economics and how to defeat it. Pre-release—available June 6, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: British English. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
In this second part of this four-part series, Peter Batt looks at why we believe what we believe, the psychopathic logic of power and the rise and fall of civilisations, and asks whether elites drive societies to their own destruction.
Rocket Propellants
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
We all know that rocket fuel is powerful, dangerous and scary. But on its own rocket fuel doesn't do much - it needs an oxidiser and then you have rocket propellant. There are five main classes of rocket propellant, from the frozen cryogenics liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen to the toxic and mutagenic mono-methyl hydrazine. But what is the environmental cost of all this smoke and flame?