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LIFE AND STUFF: IN THE COMOX VALLEY

by S. E. McKenzie

The Comox Valley, situated on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, has many contrasts, both in nature and socially.

In my third collection of photographs; Life and Stuff in the Comox Valley (Second Edition), I have tried to capture some of these contrasts through my photography.
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Genre: Arts & Photography, Photography, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 63 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

WALDEN or Life in the Woods (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

by Henry David Thoreau

WALDEN or, Life in the Woods, by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book compresses the time into a single calendar year and uses passages of four seasons to symbolize human development.By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of society through personal introspection. Simple living and sel...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 184 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 1.00 / 5
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Ecological Civilization

by Jon Sawyer and Jin Ding

On June 16, 2015, academics, journalists, scientists, government, religious and business leaders from China, the U.S., and other countries came together for the first time to discuss the environmental challenges facing China and the world—and the increasingly important role of religion and traditional cultures in finding sustainable solutions to the challenges we face.

Ecological Civilization is a compendium of the talks and proceedings of the International Conference on Ecological Environment. It took place at the Yale Center Beijing and was o-sponsored by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, Communication University of China, and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

This e-book begins with an introductory essay by Jon Sawyer, founding di...

Genre: Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 168 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 June 2017 onward  

Climatic and Environmental Challenges: Learning from the Horn of Africa (Corne de l'Afrique contemporaine)

by Thomas Guindeuil and David Ambrosetti

In the prospect of the COP21 held in Paris in December 2015, the French Centre for Ethiopian Studies (CFEE) organised a scientific conference on environmental and climatic changes in the horn of Africa, with a decisive financial support of the Institut français (Fonds d’Alembert), Paris. The conference was part of a larger event, called “the Road to Paris” and organised by the French Embassy to Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N), Addis Ababa University, in HoA-REC&N headquarters at Gullele Botanic Gardens, Addis Ababa, from 7 to 9 April 2015. In this event, our first purpose was to set aside from the pressure of short-term and policy-oriented concerns raised by the international bureaucracies and bilateral donors, as to try to explore...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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The Carbon Control Knob (National Climate Seminar Book 4)

by Richard Alley and Eban Goodstein

On November 2, 2011, Richard Alley participated in The National Climate Seminar, a series of webinars sponsored by Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy. The online seminars provide a forum for leading scientists, writers, and other experts to talk about critical issues regarding climate change. The series also opens a public conversation, inviting participants to ask questions and contribute their own thoughts.Dr. Alley conducts research on the paleoclimatic record at The Pennsylvania State University in order to understand the history, and perhaps the future, of climate change. In his lecture, Alley gave a concise overview of why we know what we know about climate change, and what that evidence can tell us about today’s warming planet. Alley not only provides an accessible s...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 22 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2017 onward  

Shopping for Water: How the Market Can Mitigate Water Shortages in the American West

by Peter W. Culp and Robert J Glennon

The American West has a long tradition of conflict over water. But after fifteen years of drought across the region, it is no longer simply conflict: it is crisis. In the face of unprecedented declines in reservoir storage and groundwater reserves throughout the West, Shopping for Water focuses on a set of policies that could contribute to a lasting solution: using market forces to facilitate the movement of water resources and to mitigate the risk of water shortages.Shopping for Water begins by reviewing key dimensions of this problem: the challenges of population and economic growth, the environmental stresses from overuse of common water resources, the risk of increasing water-supply volatility, and the historical disjunction that has developed between and among rural and urban water us...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
2 reviews

The Creation: In The Beginning (The Creation Series Book 0)

by The Behrg and Clayton Behrg

In seven days, God created the world. But what happens when a new god arrives, starting The Creation over again?Deep in the jungles of the Venezuelan Rainforest a search has begun that could change the fate of humanity forever. A dying phytopharmacologist, James Dugan, will join depraved scientists and ruthless mercenaries, stopping at nothing in an effort to overcome humanity's one common enemy: Mortality.Meanwhile, plans have been laid by an eco-revolutionary group, led by rebel Faye Moanna, to put an end to the illegal deforestation taking place in the Amazon. But her true motives for going to Venezuela may compromise much more than their sociopolitical objective.Because a frightening power is stirring in the Amazon, an event beginning that only occurred once in the h...

Genre: Fiction, Religious Fiction, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 131 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
10 reviews

Recycled Thoughts: Just how Green is Green? (Environmental Issues such as Repurposing; Recycling; Downcycling; Upcycling; Carbon Footprint; Sustainability)

by Jo Roderick

Just how Green is Green? Recycled Thoughts will change your views on current environmental challenges. We can no longer afford to ignore the obvious because it is inconvenient.

Logos, slogans, and Carbon Footprints are not Magic Filters that clean up our environment. These concepts are often abused for self-promotion and greed!

Together we can address these urgent issues! We have the power to transform our lives, but how, is entirely in our hands!

Please review the book when you get a chance. It is great to get some feedback from my readers....

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Self-Help & Counselling
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

The Complete Guide To Electric Bikes: Everything You Should Know Before and After Buying Your Electric Bike

by Zappy Wheels

Electric Bikes are Becoming The New Way of Transportation in America.So what exactly is an electric bike? Most people have never heard of them, but you can probably guess what it is and you have definitely seen one before, you just may not have known it. That’s because unless you’re specifically on the lookout for one, you won’t be able to tell the difference between a normal bike and an electric bike. An electric bike is just a regular bike with an electric motor attached to it and a battery that supplies the motor with electricity.This electric, pollution-free power is what makes them so special. All you have to do is twist the throttle on the handle like it’s a motorcycle and the bike takes off on its own.The big takeaway here is the amazing possibilities that electric bikes pre...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Sport, Cycling
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 June 2017 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

The Making of Tornado Chasers: Behind The Scenes Of The Groundbreaking Documentary Series

by Ken Cole and Reed Timmer

In The Making of Tornado Chasers, filmmaker Ken Cole gives you a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the treacherous production of the documentary series Tornado Chasers, which follows Reed Timmer's chase team during the historic 2013 tornado season. Including behind-the-scenes anecdotes and first-hand accounts of the tragic events in Moore and El Reno, Oklahoma, Cole tells his personal story through a series of logs covering pre-production through the series premiere.

Ken Cole (author) is an award-winning filmmaker and seasoned storm chaser. Throughout his career Ken has documented over fifty tornadoes, often from close range. His projects have featured renowned weather personalities including Reed Timmer, Jim Cantore, and Ginger Zee. Ken studied meteorology at the University of ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Film & Video, Children's eBooks, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 50 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 May 2017 onward  

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