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Learning for Sustainability
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Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Surviving The Cuts, And Other Disasters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Raxial Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Practical solutions for coping with challenges of economic crisis and environmental disaster. Increasingly people in the United Kingdom find providing for the family an exercise in survival in itself; while others aim to better prepare for larger-scale disaster. An essential illustrated, plain English guide for people enduring austerity cuts; and Survivalists, or 'Preppers' in the UK and beyond.
Lessons in Sustainable Happiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
As educators strive to transform education towards 21st century learning, we are hearing calls for incorporating innovation, creativity, digital literacy, character education, entrepreneurship, and much more. What if we embraced a vision of wellbeing for all, sustainably? What if we sought happiness and well-being for all, while respecting the natural environment that sustains us?
More Water, Less Meat?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Pandora Poikilos. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
“If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water.” Ismail Serageldin (1995) This ebook will focus on the feasibility of maintaining a vegetarian diet and decreasing meat consumption to preserve the global water supply, while pointing out the key problem areas as to how this situation came about in the first place.
The Economics of True Sustainability
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
A new economics ten times as effective as present, revealing we have enough resources and energy to make the whole world a success. Embraces ecological systems, material/energy resource limits, life-force energy. Includes vital core aspects of life - values, life goals, and the sacred - restoring their visibility and attainability. Resolves core dysfunctionalities of our culture.
The Recitation of the Fox
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You set the price! Words: 27,420. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Religion doesn't have to be complicated! A visionary fox discourses on how to live a satisfied life based on how things actually ARE in the current era. One part manual for practical living, one part philosophical treatise, "The Recitation of the Fox" is an inspiring collection of important ideas about how to relate to one another, how to relate to the world, and how to relate to God.
Every Person's Path to Purpose: Everyone's Work Manifesto
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 89,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
With 90% of workers in the wrong job as they quest for meaning, this surprising blueprint aims to sustain your career over the long haul. It helps answer the age-old question: "Why am I here?"; it infects us with an honest hunger to do well in the workplace and contribute enthusiastically. This 'work manifesto' constructs processes, systems and engines to help get more people into great work.
BOL - The Business Of Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Is your personal pursuit of fun, productivity & happiness not working out as you hoped? Is your joy restricted by busywork and other nuisances? Check out BOL - the Business of Life! Written in plain and straight forward English, it shows you how to maximize your happiness, mending your thoughts and actions along the way. Enjoy!
Spirit of the Garden
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Price: Free! Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Finding and connecting with spirits of a garden is something very special and so unique. Ross Lamond is an unusual and unique gardener, doing his thing and discovering spirits of a garden exist and have no bounds. This is about connectedness in its purist sense, the ultimate connection; somewhat holistic and spiritual.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
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Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.