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Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products

Stephen Leahy · Firefly Books
Format: Hardcover

The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of H2O a day. The numbers are shocking. Your Water Footprint reveals the true cost of our lifestyle. A water footprint is the amount of fresh water used to produce the goods and services we consume, including growing,...
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The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness

Scott Hunt · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Book

A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expertThe world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods of biblical proportions to concerns about the economic...
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My Gentle Barn: Creating a Sanctuary Where Animals Heal and Children Learn to Hope

Ellie Laks · Harmony Books
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

"My Gentle Barn is a wonderful book. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back." -Sy Montgomery, The Good Good PigFounder Ellie Laks started The Gentle Barn after adopting a sick goat from a run-down petting zoo in 1999. Some two hundred...
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Beginning Beekeeping

Tanya Phillips · Alpha Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Beginning Beekeeping is a simple, straightforward approach that gives you the basics to get started with beekeeping, while following a balanced, objective approach that weighs the pros and cons of conventional and organic methodologies. Featuring more than 120 beautiful color photos, this...
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The Woodland Homestead: How to Make Your Land More Productive and Live More Self-Sufficiently in the Woods

Brett McLeod · Storey Books
Pages: 229
Format: Print book

Put your wooded land to work! This comprehensive manual shows you how to use your woodlands to produce everything from wine and mushrooms to firewood and livestock feed. You'll learn how to take stock of your woods; use axes, bow saws, chainsaws, and other key tools; create pasture and silvopasture...
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The Serpent's Promise: The Bible Interpreted Through Modern Science

Steve Jones · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed geneticist Steve Jones, the story of the Bible as told through the lens of modern science. In The Serpent's Promise, Steve Jones retells many of the Biblical tales in the light of modern science. Are we all descended from a real-life Adam and Eve? Are some—or all—of...
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Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles!

Michael SanClements · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much and what is it doing to our bodies? Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier...
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Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy

Kathryn Miles · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

The first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded—a hurricane like no otherThe sky was lit by a full moon on October 29, 2012, but nobody on the eastern seaboard of the United States could see it. Everything had been consumed by cloud. The storms...
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Morel Mushrooms: Best-Kept Secrets Revealed

Michael E. Phillips · Thunder Bay Press
Format: Print book

Morel Mushrooms: Best-Kept Secrets Revealed is a comprehensive guide to hunting the elusive morel mushroom. Chapter by chapter, the closely guarded secrets of the morel are revealed, with tips that both novice and veteran mushroom hunters can use in the woods. Learn the characteristics...
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Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

Adam Sobel · Harper Wave; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A renowned scientist takes us through the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using it to explain our planets changing climate, and what we need to do to protect ourselves and our cities for the future.Was Hurricane Sandy a freak event—or a harbinger of things to come? ...
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Weeds of North America

Richard Dickinson · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Paperback

What is a weed, opined Emerson, but a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered? While that may be a worthy notion in theory, these plants of undiscovered virtue cause endless hours of toil for backyard gardeners. Wherever they take root, weeds compete for resources, and most often...
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The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins

Luke Rendell · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

In the songs and bubble feeding of humpback whales; in young killer whales learning to knock a seal from an ice floe in the same way their mother does; and in the use of sea sponges by the dolphins of Shark Bay, Australia, to protect their beaks while foraging for fish, we find clear examples...
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Don't Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

George Marshall · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Most of us recognize that climate change is real, and yet we do nothing to stop it. What is this psychological mechanism that allows us to know something is true but act as if it is not? George Marshalls search for the answers brings him face to face with Nobel Prize-winning psychologists...
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Algebra for The New Sat: 1111 Questions with Answers

Rechtbank Arnhem. · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 132
Format: Paperback

Algebra is one of the essential and important parts of SAT. It also help students as the big first step to comprehend the other parts of SAT like Geometry. When we start to write this book, we thought that we need to cover the biggest part of SAT which is Algebra. Algebra for The New SAT is a developmental...
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Deep Space: Beyond the Solar System to the End of the Universe and the Beginning of Time

Govert Schilling · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Govert Schilling explores the mysteries of space that lie beyond our solar system on this mind-bending trip to nebulae, galaxies, black holes, and the edge of the observable universe.Join Govert Schilling on a journey across the universe that will ignite the imagination. The trip begins...
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