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Gaia Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Forty years ago, freelance scientist James Lovelock got a job with NASA to detect life on Mars. Lovelock found that you didn't have to go to Mars to know it is lifeless and so was born Gaia Theory. Gaia says that the sum of earth's living systems behave like a controlling 'super-organism' that tweaks the chemistry of the ocean and the atmosphere to keep conditions just the way it likes.
Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food for Tomorrow's Uncertain Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canning and preserving
Have you ever wondered how you'd feed your family if the retail grocery store system failed? Do rising prices and declining food quality make you want to take matters into your own hands? Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan will help you create a system of growing, buying, and storing food to raise your level of preparedness, increase your self-sufficiency, and provide peace of mind.
Acidic Oceans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Plastics in the Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Algae Biofuels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
City of Los Angeles Water Procurement Needs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Water is not only the most essential element in sustaining life; but also a vital component of almost all manufacturing process'. Los Angeles is the second largest city in the United States with a population just over 3.8 million people; founded in a desert. The result of the demands of local populations for limited resources of water - has spurred a century of controversy regarding water rights
Four Hundred
Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
Is it possible to live a life in a single dream? Just how long is a dream anyway and by what timescale is it measured? There are, certainly from my experience, no restrictions on time, place or subject matter whilst dreaming, indeed, playing the piano like a maestro or conversing in another language are just a few of our dreams unexplained phenomena.
Mum, What's Happening To Our Water?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Drama
A young girl's story about how coal seam gas (CSG) mining affected her family and community.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
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.
BOL - The Business Of Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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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!