Discover the mysterious and fascinating ways in which animals and plants—and people—interact with one another in the rainforests of Costa Rica. More than just a simple collection of essays, Monkeys are Made of Chocolate is a testament to the wonder of life in all its countless guises, as seen through the eyes of a man with a gift for subtle discernment and a natural flair for storytelling.
Learn why ground-source heat pumps (GHPs) are the best choice for heating and cooling new or existing homes in any climate, and how this reliable, silent, non-polluting way of extracting free earth energy saves money every year. For homeowners, home-building partners (architects, builders, lenders, inspectors), and those in training. Includes system options and the science behind the technology.
Creating fire is easy, yet learning to live with it has never been easy; stopping fire is a dangerous—and often deadly—pursuit. Drawing on his experiences as an environmental historian, firefighter and life safety educator, author Einar Jensen gives us the tools for being responsible and prepared—as parents, teachers, fire service professionals, and homeowners in the wildland urban interface.