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Rating: 4.90 / 5
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Profitable Conservation: Business Strategies That Boost Your Bottom Line, Protect Wildlife, and Conserve Biodiversity

by Mark Aspelin

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Genre: Business & Finance, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 250 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Communicating Climate Change: A Guide for Educators (Cornell Series in Environmental Education)

by Anne K. Armstrong

Environmental educators face a formidable challenge when they approach climate change due to the complexity of the science and of the political and cultural contexts in which people live. There is a clear consensus among climate scientists that climate change is already occurring as a result of human activities, but high levels of climate change awareness and growing levels of concern have not translated into meaningful action. Communicating Climate Change provides environmental educators with an understanding of how their audiences engage with climate change information as well as with concrete, empirically tested communication tools they can use to enhance their climate change program.Starting with the basics of climate science and climate change public opinion, Armstrong, Krasny, and Sc...

Genre: Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 174 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Motivation: Self-Esteem improvement through natural energy of the planet and Positive Psychology

by Esperanza Ramírez Velásquez

Motivation for my life Now!

Natural energy of the planet !!!!
Many times you feel you don't have energy. Many times you ever wondered why are you discouraged? Many times you feel that you need motivation. All have some kind of problems at some point in our lives. The most important thing is to be prepared and this method prepares you. They are a few secrets to increase and have daily motivation. You are going to overcome many obstacles. You'll be prepared to deal with whatever you want. Your self-esteem will rise. Your optimism will be a personal motivation. Now you won't have negativity. Positive psychology that gives this book will be an invaluable spiritual energy. The psychology of motivation when you do the exercises. You will be motivated to achieve y...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

2022 (Percipience Book 1)

by Ken Kroes

If you are comfy with just recycling your soda cans and want to continue to believe that your children and grandchildren will have roughly the same experience with this planet as you have had, then this book and the rest of the Percipience series may not be for you. Through this fast paced eco-fiction series, the author lightly touches on key points of our relationship with the planet and the growing urgency for each of us to take action to avoid a much darker future for our children.The story line of 2022, revolves around a world-wide threat made by an eco-terrorist organization and the efforts to stop them while at the same time setting up a large scale experiment for sustainable living. The book combines murder, espionage, romance and revenge into the fictional story while exploring the...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic
Size: 204 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Hit the Road Jack: A wickedly suspenseful serial killer thriller (Jack Ryder Book 1)

by Willow Rose

New series from the Amazon Bestselling author Willow Rose.  Ben is supposed to be in school. It's Monday morning but his parents are still asleep after a night of heavy drinking. Ben Waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today's field trip to the zoo. But, when his black Labrador suddenly runs upstairs and comes down with a finger in his mouth, Ben knows he's not making it to school today at all. Detective Jack Ryder is chaperoning his kids' field trip when he gets the call from the head of the Cocoa Beach Police Department. A body has been found and they need his help. Soon, Jack finds himself up against a killer, a predator who ruthlessly chases women and kills them so they can never leave him. The case soon causes serious consequences for him and his family once ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, Photography, Pop Culture, Television, Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Ethnic, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Travel, Business & Finance, Business Life, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Investing, Marketing & Sales, Personal Finance, Reference, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Internet, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outd
Size: 454 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Two Houses of Oikos: Essays from the Environmental Age

by James A. Schaefer

The 21st century represents the Age of the Environment. For the first time in the planet’s history, one species has achieved the might of a geophysical force. Thoughtful, hopeful, and thoroughly readable, Two Houses of Oikos is a journey through this pivotal age. Schaefer explores our relationship with science, the environment, economy, and living things. Two Houses assumes its title from the Greek, oikos, meaning 'house'–the linguistic roots of both 'ecology' and 'economy’. The common etymology underscores the significance of both houses for human well-being, now and into the future....

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment, Sport, Fishing & Other Outdoor Pursuits
Size: 164 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 January 2020 onward  

Ranger Musings: A Collection of Adventure Stories and the Healing Power of Nature

by B.A. Woodland

Being raised in a household with eleven siblings and a young widowed mother brought chaos and confusion to the author who eventually sought out solace and adventure in the wide, open places of the American West. Working as a National Park Service Ranger was a dream since college days and she made that a reality in such iconic places as Grand Canyon, Crater Lake, Zion, Yosemite, Mount Rainier, Sequoia and Denali National Parks. Losing her father at age six meant that Ranger Betty dealt with issues of abandonment, trust, and fear. What seems unreal is her willingness to throw caution to the wind to accomplish her goals, learn from mistakes, dive into relationships and ultimately learn to love and be loved. "Ranger" is a coming of age story that explores vast expanses of wilderness while tell...

Genre: Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 100 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 January 2020 onward  

Counteracting Urban Heat Island Effects in a Global Climate Change Scenario

by Francesco Musco

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 400 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward  

Methods for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Balances and Evaluating Mitigation Options in Smallholder Agriculture

by Todd S. Rosenstock

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 203 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward  

Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides: Volume 1 ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015-2025

by Kyoji Sassa

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 586 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward  

Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance (Open Access): Local Experiences of a Global Concept (Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management)

by Louisa Parks

Taking a bottom up perspective, this book explores local framings of a wide range of issues related to benefit-sharing, a growing concept in global environmental governance. Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance draws on original case studies from South Africa, Namibia, Greece, Argentina and Malaysia to shed light on what benefit-sharing looks like from the local viewpoint. These local level case studies move away from the idea of benefit-sharing as defined by a single international organization or treaty. Rather, they reflect different situations where benefit-sharing has been considered, including agriculture, access to land and plants, wildlife management and extractives industries. Common themes in the experiences of local communities form the basis for an exploration of spaces f...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Politics & Social Sciences, International, Science & Maths, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 January 2020 onward  

Well-being, Sustainability and Social Development: The Netherlands 1850–2050

by Harry Lintsen

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics
Size: 572 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2020 onward  

Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change

by Melissa R. Marselle

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Politics & Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 746 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 January 2020 onward  

Solar Particle Radiation Storms Forecasting and Analysis: The HESPERIA HORIZON 2020 Project and Beyond (Astrophysics and Space Science Library Book 444)

by Olga E. Malandraki

Solar energetic particles (SEPs) emitted from the Sun are a major space weather hazard motivating the development of predictive capabilities. This book presents the results and findings of the HESPERIA (High Energy Solar Particle Events forecasting and Analysis) project of the EU HORIZON 2020 programme. It discusses the forecasting operational tools developed within the project, and presents progress to SEP research contributed by HESPERIA both from the observational as well as the SEP modelling perspective. Using multi-frequency observational data and simulations HESPERIA investigated the chain of processes from particle acceleration in the corona, particle transport in the magnetically complex corona and interplanetary space, to the detection near 1 AU. The book also elaborates on the un...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Astronomy, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 203 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 3.90 / 5
6 reviews

Climate Bogeyman: The Criminal Insanity of the Global Warming / Climate Change Hoax

by M King

In bold and certain defiance of “the great and the good” who continue to proclaim “Global Warming” to be “settled science,” author M S King aligns himself firmly and proudly in the camp of what the media refers to as “climate change deniers.” What separates this work from that of so many other excellent books and documentaries which debunk the hoax of manmade “Global Warming” is that it provides a complete picture of the scam – one that not only encompasses the Fake Science, but also ties it into the public relations component and the historical geopolitical context which drives the “Climate Bogeyman.”It is self-defeating to “respectfully disagree” with the warmists. Any respect afforded to that crowd implies that they, in the words of one “denialist” film...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 254 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 January 2020 onward  

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management (Open Access): A Global Perspective

by Martin van Maarseveen

GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. This book explores and illustrates the use of geo-information in the planning and management of urban regions. The first part of the book addresses the concept of sustainable urban development, its different frameworks, the many ways of measuring sustainability, and its value in the urban policy arena. The second part discusses how urban planning can shape our cities, examines various spatial configurations of cities, the spread of activities, and the demands placed on different functions to achieve strategic objective. It further focuses on the recognition that urban dwellers are increasingly under threat from natural hazards and climate change.FeaturesShowcases the importance of GIS in better understanding current urban cha...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 364 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 January 2020 onward  

Governance for Drought Resilience: Land and Water Drought Management in Europe

by Hans Bressers

This book presents the findings of a team of scientists and practitioners who have been working on the project “Benefits of Governance in Drought Adaptation” (in short: the DROP project), which is included in the European Union’s INTERREG IVB NWE programme. The DROP governance team developed a Governance Assessment Tool (GAT), which allows the governance setting of a given region for planning and realizing drought adaptation measures to be assessed. Based on this assessment, recommendations can be developed for regional water authorities concerning how to operate most effectively towards increased drought resilience in this context. The GAT has been applied to six regions in Northwest Europe: Twente and Salland in the Netherlands, Eifel-Ruhr in Germany, Brittany in France, Somerset i...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 256 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward  

Manual for Developing Intercultural Competencies (Open Access): Story Circles (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability)

by Darla K. Deardorff

This book presents a structured yet flexible methodology for developing intercultural competence in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal. Piloted around the world by UNESCO, this methodology has proven to be effective in a range of different contexts and focused on a variety of different issues. It, therefore can be considered an important resource for anyone concerned with effectively managing the growing cultural diversity within our societies to ensure inclusive and sustainable development.Intercultural competence refers to the skills, attitudes, and behaviours needed to improve interactions across difference, whether within a society (differences due to age, gender, religion, socio-economic status, political affiliation, ethnicity, and so on) or across borders. The book serv...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Education & Reference, Education, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 108 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward  

Socio-Environmental Dynamics along the Historical Silk Road

by Liang Emlyn Yang

This open access book discusses socio-environmental interactions in the middle to late Holocene, covering specific areas along the ancient Silk Road regions. Over twenty chapters provide insight into this topic from various disciplinary angles and perspectives, ranging from archaeology, paleoclimatology, antiquity, historical geography, agriculture, carving art and literacy. The Silk Road is a modern concept for an ancient network of trade routes that for centuries facilitated and intensified processes of cultural interaction and goods exchange between West China, Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. Coherent patterns and synchronous events in history suggest possible links between social upheaval, resource utilization and climate or environment forces along the Silk Road ...

Genre: History, Asia, Middle East, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 525 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Design for Sustainability (Open Access): A Multi-level Framework from Products to Socio-technical Systems (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability)

by Fabrizio Ceschin

This book discusses the most significant ways in which design has been applied to sustainability challenges using an evolutionary perspective. It puts forward an innovation framework that is capable of coherently integrating multiple design for sustainability (DfS) approaches developed so far.It is now widely understood that design can and must play a crucial role in the societal transformations towards sustainability. Design can in fact act as a catalyst to trigger and support innovation, and can help to shape the world at different levels: from materials to products, product–service systems, social organisations and socio-technical systems. This book offers a unique perspective on how DfS has evolved in the past decades across these innovation levels, and provides insights on its promi...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Environment
Size: 168 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Railway Ecology

by Luís Borda-de-Água

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book provides a unique overview of the impacts of railways on biodiversity, integrating the existing knowledge on the ecological effects of railways on wildlife, identifying major knowledge gaps and research directions and presenting the emerging field of railway ecology. The book is divided into two major parts: Part one offers a general review of the major conceptual and theoretical principles of railway ecology. The chapters consider the impacts of railways on wildlife populations and concentrate on four major topics: mortality, barrier effects, species invasions and disturbances (ranging from noise to chemical pollution). Part two focuses on a number of case studies from Europe, Asia and North America written by an international g...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 320 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry

by Alberto Troccoli

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Genre: Business & Finance, Finance, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 197 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: Investigating the Business of a Productive, Resilient and Low Emission Future

by Todd S. Rosenstock

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 321 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Saving Wildlife: What We’ve Lost, Saved and are Losing

by Kenneth Edward Barnes

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Genre: Science & Maths, Environment, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 10.59 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Biodiversity of Angola: Science & Conservation: A Modern Synthesis

by Brian J. Huntley

This open access multi-authored book presents a 'state of the science' synthesis of knowledge on the biodiversity of Angola, based on sources in peer-reviewed journals, in books and where appropriate, unpublished official reports. The book identifies Angola as one of the most biologically diverse countries in Africa, but notes that its fauna, flora, habitats and the processes that drive the dynamics of its ecosystems are still very poorly researched and documented.  This 'state of the science' synthesis is for the use of all students of Angola's biodiversity, and for those responsible for the planning, development and sustainable management of the country's living resources.  The volume brings together the results of expeditions and research undertaken in Angola since the late eighteenth...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 549 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin (Regional Climate Studies)

by The BACC II Author Team

​This book is an update of the first BACC assessment, published in 2008. It offers new and updated scientific findings in regional climate research for the Baltic Sea basin. These include climate changes since the last glaciation (approx. 12,000 years ago), changes in the recent past (the last 200 years), climate projections up until 2100 using state-of-the-art regional climate models and an assessment of climate-change impacts on terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. There are dedicated new chapters on sea-level rise, coastal erosion and impacts on urban areas. A new set of chapters deals with possible causes of regional climate change along with the global effects of increased greenhouse gas concentrations, namely atmospheric aerosols and land-cover change. The evidence collec...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 501 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Inorganic Constituents in Soil: Basics and Visuals

by Masami Nanzyo

This open access book is a must-read for students of and beginners in soil science. In a well-organized and easy-to-follow manner, it provides basic outlines of soil minerals, new methods and recent developments in the field, with a special focus on visual aids. The chapters on primary minerals, secondary minerals, non-crystalline inorganic constituents and inorganic constituents sensitive to varying redox conditions will help readers understand the basic components of soils. Further, readers are introduced to new analytical methods with the aid of microscopy and recent developments in the field. Uniquely, the book features case studies on the identification and isolation methods for vivianite crystals from paddy field soils, as well as a useful procedure for identifying noncrystalline con...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics
Size: 181 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 January 2020 onward  

Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates

by Matthew J. Gray

This is the first book on ranaviruses. Ranaviruses are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. They have caused mass die-offs of ectothermic vertebrates in wild and captive populations around the globe. There is evidence that this pathogen is emerging and responsible for population declines in certain locations. Considering that amphibians and freshwater turtles are suitable hosts and the most imperiled vertebrate taxa in the world, ranaviruses can have significant impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem function. Additionally, many fish that are raised in aquaculture facilities and traded internationally are suitable hosts; thus, the potential economic impact of ranaviruses is significant. Ranaviruses also serve as a model for replicatio...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 246 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 January 2020 onward  

The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment: Mountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People

by Philippus Wester

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Genre: Science & Maths, Earth Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 627 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 January 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems:The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Integrated Crop and Economic Assessments ... Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation 3)

by Rosenzweig Cynthia & Hillel Daniel

“Top agricultural scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge of sustainable agriculture, with the specific focus on integrating agronomic, climatological, biophysical and socio-economic perspectives and processes. Every chapter (of the Handbook) contributes to addressing the growing food-security challenges facing the world.”Foreword by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia UniversityClimate effects on agriculture are of increasing concern in both the scientific and policy communities because of the growing population and the greater uncertainty in the weather during growing seasons. Changes in production are directly linked to variations in temperature and precipitation during the growing season and often to the offseason changes in weather becau...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 1160 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 January 2020 onward  

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