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Pentagon Reports on Effects of Climate Change on the Defense Department and Military Bases and Facilities, Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Survey, Efforts to Increase Installation Resiliency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important Pentagon reports about the effects of global warming and climate change on the Department of Defense (DoD) have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. The first report in the compilation was issued in January 2019 and is entitled Report on Effects of a Changing Climate to the Department of Defense.
The Best of Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Kurt is a disillusioned case worker struggling in an under-resourced child protection system. When he takes on the case of Gecko, a sixteen-year-old with a traumatic past and a shaky future, he is determined to make a difference. But the best of intentions are not enough. Kate Ryan of Writers Victoria described this striking debut as “highly engaging … an intelligent and moving novel.”
2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires: Initial Observations on the Federal Response and Key Recovery Challenges - Complete Report on FEMA Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and California Wildfires
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
FEMA faced a number of challenges that slowed and complicated its response efforts to Hurricane Maria, particularly in Puerto Rico. Many of these challenges were also highlighted in FEMA's own 2017 hurricane after action report, including: the sequential and overlapping timing of the three hurricanes—with Maria the last of the three—caused staffing shortages and required FEMA to shift staff.
Wildfire: A Wine Country Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: American English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first wine country mystery, featuring legal investigator Tara Rezeck, set in California's devastating wildfires of 2017.
Animal Management in Disasters, Volume 1, Animals and People
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
"Animal Management in Disasters" provides comprehensive information on all aspects of animal care in disasters; an in depth understanding of natural and technological hazards; and practical information on specific procedures to keep animals and owners safe. Written by one of the world's foremost authorities on the care of animals in disasters
The U.S. Forest Service: An Overview - History, Fast Facts and Key Points, Forestry Mission, Wildfires, Forests, and Communities, The National Fire Plan and Fire Management Programs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
This report is about the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - who we are, what we do, and what we might be in the future. As the primary forestry agency of the United States, the Forest Service leads our Nation in natural resource management.
Beyond the Strandline
Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
This novel is an accompaniment to my ebook 'Tipping Point' which charts our current situation and the impending peril of climate change. It is intended to put a human face on the potentially cataclysmic events which are already starting to unfold before us that we might understand what the future holds for us all as members of the human race.
Wildland Fire and Aviation Program Management Operations Guide - Wildfire Prevention, Firefighting Equipment, Smokejumpers, Prescribed Burns, Suppression Chemicals, Delivery Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
Known as the Blue Book, this guide is a program reference that documents policy for management and operations of the Wildland Fire and Aviation Management Program for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Where Is Jesus Now
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It’s Christmas night in the Southern California town of Santa Ana. While families pack up gifts and clear messy dinner tables, an older brother and his sister sight-see the festive neighborhood. Their world’s turned upside down by the arrival of alien spaceships. Neighbors and family members are corralled by invaders, leaving it to Gracie and her brother to aid their captured community.
Soloman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.