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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 August 29, 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?
Destiny
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Peter Petersen’s effort to resolve an environmental threat evolves into a global catastrophe, a rescue, and family reconciliation. “Don’t start this book if you have anything urgent to do! You won’t be able to put it down…This is a rip-roaring thriller with a heart.” --Rebecca Pepper Sinkler, former editor-in-chief of the New York Times Book Review
Awakening Community Intelligence: CSA Farms as 21st Century Cornerstones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Over the last decades many thousands of people around the world have recognized in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) a vehicle for approaching land, food, labor, environment and community in a healthier way. Now, in an era with increasing shadows of environmental catastrophe, it’s time to expand exponentially CSA's vision and reality. This book lays out the vision and sounds a call to action.
Types of Burn Chambers for Rocket Mass Heaters
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Bricks or barrels? Pre-fab or pour your own? How do you decide what to make your heater out of? Are they all safe? Do they all really work with the same efficiency? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, authors of "Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater", this is a FREE primer for folks that have never built a heater and are just starting their research. PACKED with photos, links, websites and stats.
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.