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Exploring Current Trends in Corporate Sustainability Reporting
Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business
The Master Thesis aims to give a comprehensive description of sustainability reporting that exists today.
The Amida Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 300. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Gordon Korman number one NYT Best Seller, who has sold more than 17 million books, on The Amida Tree "This piece works so well… There’s beauty in the simplicity of its telling, and the communication between the woman and the tree is hauntingly believable." By breaking free of habit & thinking creatively, children can forge a healthier, brighter future for themselves & all life on earth.
eGaia, Growing a peaceful, sustainable Earth through communications
Price: Free! Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Is this what you are looking for? A positive vision is emerging – a community-based, but globally linked and co-ordinated society, a global human family looking after each other and the Earth. eGaia describes the many starting points around the world, and next big steps where they join and link up. It clarifies, gives background, principles, and a light fictional picture of a sustainable world.
Cultivating the City, Citygreen Issue 8
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN showcases the different forms that “Urban Horticulture” can take, including a shopping mall, public housing project, airport, school and two children gardens. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Spice City
Series: Tree Speaker, Book 2. Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Bees' Nest Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
An argument for sustainability in a work of fantasy fiction, Spice City is a sequel to Sally Startup’s teen environmental fantasy Tree Speaker.
Human Well-Being in the Light of Evolution
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
What does it mean to be healthy, happy, and human? Science writer Kevin Holbrook explains that evolution is the most important place to look for answers to that question. Using the tools of science, logic, and strategy, Holbrook looks closely at diet, exercise, sleep, happiness, nature, sociality, virtue, and sustainability, and lists strategies for attaining human well-being.
Ideas on the Essentials - Redefining our Needs in a Modern World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Ideas on the Essentials provides social commentary for today, but based on age-old philosophical traditions of Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Mill and Rousseau. Any reader with an interest in how the world works, and how to continue improving our systems will find Ideas on the Essentials an indispensable read. This book is a short and accessible commentary on issues that should matter to everyone
Renaissance 2-Catalyzing the Second Renaissance (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Green business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Dr Robin Wood is interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Robin is Founder and CEO of the Renaissance 2 Foundation. Imagine living in a Solar Civilization powered completely by renewable energy, with people living in resilient habitats in tune with nature, operated by enlightened enterprises, wise culture and conscious, integral leadership aligned with a full spectrum of healthy values.
The Future of Western Civilization Series 1 Book 2: Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft interviews Visionary Leaders
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Compilation 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Dr Nicholas Beecroft Interviews: The West is Best-Insights from the PR Man to the Stars-Howard Bloom Evolutionary Enlightenment-Living from your Creative Impulse-Andrew Cohen Renaissance 2-Catalyzing the 2nd Renaissance-Dr Robin Wood Positive Patriotism-The Evolving British-Chris Parish The Master Code-The Theory that Explains Everything-Dr Don Beck