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    The Prepper's Water Survival Guide (English, Paperback) Daisy Luther

    No source is left untapped in this all-encompassing guide to supplying life-saving water after a disasterYou can survive up to three weeks without food, but only three days without water! When catastrophe strikes, having enough water can spell the difference between life and death.The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide offers a step-by-step plan with straightforward information you can easily follow....

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    Upheaval! (Paperback) John L Casey $26.36 $32.99
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    The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (English, Hardback) Dan Egan

    A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.

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    Environmental Science (English, Hardback) Daniel D. Chiras

    Designed for the undergraduate, introductory environmental science course, the thoroughly updated and redesigned tenth edition of Environmental Science continues to present a comprehensive, student-friendly introduction to contemporary environmental issues with an emphasis on sustainable solutions that meet social, economic, and environmental goals. This acclaimed book is the only text that...

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    The Invention of Nature (English, Paperback) Andrea Wulf

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism.NATIONAL BEST SELLERShortlist -- Costa Biography AwardFinalist -- Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionFinalist -- Kirkus Reviews Prize for NonfictionA...

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    Water Treatment Operator Training Handbook (English, Paperback) Nicholas G. Pizzi, William C. Lauer

    Our most popular handbook for water treatment operator training and on-the-job reference.

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    Just Cool It! (English, Paperback) Dr David Suzuki, Ian Hanington

    Climate change is the most important crisis humanity has faced, but we still confront huge barriers to resolving it. So, what do we do, and is there hope for humanity? The problem itself is complex, and there’s no single solution. But by understanding the barriers to resolving global warming and by employing a wide range of solutions?from shifting to clean energy to planting trees to reforming...

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    Lab Girl (English, Paperback) Hope Jahren

    National Best SellerNamed One of TIME magazine’s "100 Most Influential People"An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world   Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she’s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first...

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    The Lean Farm (English, Paperback) Ben Hartman

    A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operationTo many people today, using the words “factory” and “farm” in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Author Ben Hartman and other young farmers are increasingly finding that incorporating the best new...

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    Civil Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) David Muir Wood

    Civil engineering produces the structures of all human settlements worldwide. In this Very Short Introduction, David Muir Wood demonstrates the nature and importance of civil engineering; not only in the history of civilization and urbanization, but its range of facets today, and its challenges for the future.

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    Garden Cities of To-Morrow (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (English, Paperback) Ebenezer Howard

    Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928) was a prominent British urban planner. He travelled to America from England at the age of 21, moved to Nebraska, and soon discovered that he was not meant to be a farmer. By 1876 he was back in England, where he found a job with Hansard, which produces the official verbatim record of Parliament, and he spent the rest of his life in this occupation. Howard read...

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    WEF/ABC Wastewater Laboratory Analysts' Guide to Preparing for Certification Examination (English, Paperback) Water Environment Federation (WEF)

    Through multiple-choice questions, this guide tests at various levels the skills and knowledge required by laboratory analysts working at wastewater treatment plants. The guide contains more than 400 questions and answers, on 19 different topics, chosen to sample many aspects of an analyst's job. Each answer is accompanied by a page-specific reference to direct students to sources of additional...

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    Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Mark A. Maslin

    In the new edition of Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (previously titled Global Warming), Mark Maslin explores all of the key debates. Examining the most recent scientific research, he looks what climate change is, its impact on our planet, and why it's such a complex problem to solve.

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    Natural Swimming Pools (DVD) David Butler $19.98 $24.86
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    Earth Jurisprudence (English, Paperback) Peter D. Burdon

    The idea of human dominion over nature has become entrenched by the dominant rights-based interpretation of private property. Accordingly, nature is not attributed any inherent value and becomes merely the matter of a human property relationship. Earth Jurisprudence: Private Property and the Environment explores how an alternative conception of property might be instead grounded in the ecocentric...

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    The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change (English, Paperback) Philip Eubanks

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when winning the argument really matters. Going beyond routine condemnations of the wildest statements made by...

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    The Politics of Sustainability (English, Paperback) Dieter Birnbacher

    Responsibility for future generations is easily postulated in the abstract but it is much more difficult to set it to work in the concrete. It requires some changes in individual and institutional attitudes that are in opposition to what has been called the "systems variables" of industrial society: individual freedom, consumerism, and equality. The Politics of Sustainability from Philosophical...

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    Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response (English, Paperback) Jacopo Torriti

    With different intensities, depending on the season, every morning and evening of any weekday there are the same peaks in electricity demand. Peaks can bring about significantly negative environmental and economic impacts. Demand Side Response is a relatively recent solution in Europe which has the potential to reduce peak demand and ease impending capacity shortages. Peak Energy Demand and Demand...

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    Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting (English, Paperback) Seleshi Sisaye

    Accounting literature has viewed sustainability in terms of social, economic and environmental performances. There have been concerns that the relationship between sustainability, accounting and organizational performance cannot be explained unless we can deduce patterns of administrative behaviour that chronicle management practices. Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting argues that,...

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