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The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


Understanding The Earth

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 08, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Storm of the Century

by Al Roker William Morrow (August 11, 2015)

In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism,...


Disaster Preparedness: Practical Handbook For Your Disaster Plan If Disaster Strikes

by Bowe Packer Bowe Packer (March 28, 2014)

"Are You Prepared For A Natural Disaster?" "Do you know what to do if disaster strikes today?" "Do you have your Disaster Plan ready?" This Practical Guide Is Designed For Those That Might Not Really Know How...


Rescue of the Bounty

by Michael J. Tougias & Douglas A. Campbell Scribner (April 01, 2014)

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny...


The Great Penguin Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli Free Press (October 26, 2010)

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


Overboard!

by Michael J. Tougias Scribner (March 16, 2010)

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.

In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long...


Storm Chasers

by Paul Quarrington St. Martin's Press (December 24, 2013)

Few people seek out the tiny Caribbean island of Dampier Cay—visitors usually wash up there by accident. But this weekend, three people are flying to the island, not for a tan or fun in the sun, but because...


Smokejumper

by Jason A. Ramos & Julian Smith William Morrow (July 14, 2015)

A rare inside look at the thrilling world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into the most remote and rugged areas of the United States, confronting the growing threat of nature’s blazes....


The Great Deluge

by Douglas Brinkley HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On...


The Children's Blizzard

by David Laskin HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

“David Laskin deploys historical fact of the finest grain to tell the story of a monstrous blizzard that caught the settlers of the Great Plains utterly by surprise. Using the storm as a lens, Laskin captures...


Governing Disaster in Urban Environments

by Julia Nevárez Lexington Books (April 02, 2018)

Governing Disaster in Urban Environments: Climate Change Preparation and Adaption after Hurricane Sandy is a comprehensive account of relevant debates, conceptualizations, and practical considerations for the...


Cascadia's Fault: The Coming Earthquake and Tsunami that Could Devastate North America

by Jerry Thompson & Simon Winchester Counterpoint (March 10, 2012)

There is a crack in the earth’s crust that runs roughly 31 miles offshore, approximately 683 miles from Northern California up through Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia. The Cascadia Subduction...


The Fire Outside My Window

by Sandra Millers Younger Globe Pequot Press (September 03, 2013)

The Fire Outside My Window reveals the story of the Cedar Fire, the largest fire in California’s recorded history, which ravaged the San Diego area in late 2003, burning nearly 280,000 acres, destroying more...


In Time Of Emergency

by Department of Defense SC Active Business Development SRL (November 30, 2017)

In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters provides individuals and families with information on what can and should be done to enhance survival in the event of a natural...


HBO's Treme and the Stories of the Storm

by Robin Andersen Lexington Books (November 20, 2017)

This book analyses the HBO program Treme from multiple perspectives and argues that the series’ depictions of music, culture, cuisine, and identity are innovative and represent unique televisual storytelling...


Woodly Wiley Pierre

by Wilhelmine Bellevue Teresas's Eyes Inc (August 02, 2017)

Woodly Wiley Pierre was not your ordinary 3rd grader. She was as tall as the 5th graders and outlined like a pear. Her skin, the color of garden soil on a warm summer’s day, was as smooth as a flower’s petal....


Contextualizing Disaster

by Gregory V. Button & Mark Schuller Berghahn Books (September 01, 2016)

Contextualizing Disaster offers a comparative analysis of six recent "highly visible" disasters and several slow-burning, "hidden," crises that include typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, chemical spills, and...


What Was The Dust Bowl? Environment and Society | Children's Environment Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The Dust Bowl was one of the worst natural disasters in the US fueled by man’s lack of ignorance on how nature works. The purpose of this book is not to display such ignorance but to make sure that the Dust...


The Eruption of Mount St. Helens - Volcano Book Age 12 | Children's Earthquake & Volcano Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (June 15, 2017)

The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens claimed many lives and damaged properties. It took everyone by surprise, especially since it was mostly unobserved. But with all tragedies, lessons can be learned and that’s...


Nature as Teacher – New Principles in the Working of Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (May 24, 1999)

Today we are standing helpless and perplexed. With no glimmer of improvement anywhere in sight, we feel hopelessly propelled towards a forlorn future. It is understandable therefore than an increasing number...


The Water Wizard – The Extraordinary Properties of Natural Water

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (November 05, 1999)

More energy is encapsulated in every drop of good spring water than an average-sized power station is presently able to produce.

Viktor Schauberger (1885–1958)

Water – all life depends on it. Yet how often...


The Energy Evolution – Harnessing Free Energy from Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (October 05, 2000)

The Energy Evolution, the final volume in the revolutionary Eco-Technology series, contains radical environmentalist Viktor Schauberger’s groundbreaking writings on methods for energy generation that harness...


The Fertile Earth – Nature's Energies in Agriculture, Soil Fertilisation and Forestry

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats Gill Books (July 13, 2000)

How does nature work? When one looks closely at the enormously complex web of life, it is impossible not to be caught by the wonder of how all living things – including rocks and crystals – are interconnected....


The Man Who Caught the Storm

by Brantley Hargrove Simon & Schuster (April 03, 2018)

The life and death saga of one of history’s greatest storm chasers: a tour-de-force tale of obsession, ingenuity, and the race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon—the tornado.

“An instant classic...


Arcticness

by Ilan Kelman UCL Press (August 14, 2017)

Climate change and globalisation are opening up the Arctic for exploitation by the world – or so we are told. But what about the views, interests and needs of the peoples who live in the region? This volume...


3rd Grade Science: Volcanoes & Earthquakes | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The thought of angry volcanoes and strong earthquakes is very scary. But when your child understands why they happen, the fear is quickly replaced with fascination. Proper and effective education has the power...


Where Does Lightning & Thunder Come from? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The understanding of weather will bring so many benefits. Weather is linked to several phenomena that changed and will change the world. Weather patterns will also dictate the choice of clothing and even warn...


Where Do Clouds Come from? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

In the following pages, we will discover the answer to the question “Where do clouds come from?” In reality, this seemingly simple question is a combination of different scientific phenomena that can be...


Where Does Rain, Sleet and Snow Come From? | Weather for Kids (Preschool & Big Children Guide)

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The weather changes constantly and each change may come in with questions from the little one. Where does the rain, sleet and snow come from? Understanding the science behind these occurrences may not be extremely...


North Carolina's Hurricane History

by Jay Barnes The University of North Carolina Press (June 03, 2013)

North Carolina's Hurricane History charts the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel State from the colonial era through Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012, two of the costliest...


Inside the Inferno

by Damian Asher & Omar Mouallem Simon & Schuster (April 20, 2017)

An action-packed, on-the-ground memoir of the Fort McMurray wildfire and the courage, resilience, and sacrifice of the firefighters who saved the city.

In May 2016, what began as a remote forest fire quickly...


Prepping: The Ultimate Survival Guide: The Guide to Surviving Any Disaster

by Eliza Plum Speedy Title Management LLC (January 27, 2014)

"Prepping: The Ultimate Survival Guide" is a great way to help the novice to be prepared for an emergency. The ultimate prepper need not have this guide as they will already be prepared for any disaster. This...


Hurricane Hazel: Canada's Storm of the Century

by Jim Gifford & Mike Filey Dundurn (August 03, 2004)

Hurricane Hazel battered southern Ontario in 1954, leaving thousands homeless, millions in property damage, and, worst of all, 81 people dead. On the 50th anniversary of the storm, Jim Gifford has captured that...


The White Cascade

by Gary Krist Henry Holt and Co. (January 22, 2008)

The never-before-told story of one of the worst rail disasters in U.S. history in which two trains full of people, trapped high in the Cascade Mountains, are hit by a devastating avalanche

In February 1910,...


This Borrowed Earth

by Robert Emmet Hernan, Graham Nash & Bill McKibben St. Martin's Press (February 02, 2010)

Over the last century mankind has irrevocably damaged the environment through the unscrupulous greed of big business and our own willful ignorance. Here are the strikingly poignant accounts of disasters whose...


The Power of the Sea

by Bruce Parker St. Martin's Press (March 13, 2012)

The Power of the Sea describes our struggle to understand the physics of the sea, so we can use that knowledge to predict when the sea will unleash its fury against us. In a wide-sweeping narrative spanning...


Ruthless Tide

by Al Roker William Morrow (May 22, 2018)

Reads like a nail-biting thriller.” — Library Journal, starred review

A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood—the deadliest flood in U.S. history—from NBC host...


The Natural Disaster Survival Handbook: 151 Survival Tactics and Tips

by Editors of Outdoor Life Weldon Owen (June 14, 2016)

How to survive a range of natural disasters, from extreme weather to earthquakes and tsunamis, to peril from outer space. Find all the lifesaving advice you need to combat all that Mother Nature can throw at...


Asteroid Hunters

by Carrie Nugent Simon & Schuster/ TED (March 14, 2017)

For the first time, scientists could have the knowledge to prevent a natural disaster epic in scale—an asteroid hitting the earth and in this exciting, adventuresome book, Carrie Nugent explains how.

What are...


The Coming Global Superstorm

by Art Bell & Whitley Strieber Atria Books (January 23, 2001)

Killer tornadoes. Violent tropical storms. Devastating temperatures. Are these just the prelude to an unprecedented environmental disaster in our near future?

Two of America's leading investigators of unexplained...


The Ravaging Tide

by Mike Tidwell Free Press (August 08, 2006)

If, like many Americans, you believe the ongoing tragedy of Hurricane Katrina was a once-in-a-lifetime fluke, you need to read this book. In the coming years and decades, the safety of your region, your town,...


A Wall of White

by Jennifer Woodlief Atria Books (February 17, 2009)

One of the most amazing survival stories ever told -- journalist Jennifer Woodlief's gripping account of the deadliest ski-area avalanche in North American history and the woman who survived in the face of incalculable...


Fatal Forecast

by Michael J. Tougias Scribner (July 17, 2007)

A true story of catastrophe and survival at sea, Fatal Forecast is a spellbinding moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours in the lives of eight young fishermen, some of whom would never set foot on dry...


Heart Like Water

by Joshua Clark Free Press (July 10, 2007)

Try it. Right now. Picture the lights going off in the room you're sitting in. The computer, the air conditioning, phones, everything. Then the people, every last person in your building, on the street outside,...


The Finest Hours

by Michael J. Tougias & Casey Sherman Scribner (May 19, 2009)

The true story of an incredible disaster and heroic rescue at sea told by two masterful storytellers.

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. As the weather wreaked...


There Was A Fire Here: A Memoir

by Risa Nye She Writes Press (May 17, 2016)

After a devastating firestorm destroys Risa Nye's Oakland, California home and neighborhood, she has to dig deep to discover her inner strength and resilience.


A Bolt from the Blue

by Jennifer Woodlief Atria Books (June 12, 2012)

FIVE INJURED CLIMBERS. TEN SEASONED RANGERS. ONE IMPOSSIBLE RESCUE.

On the afternoon of July 26, 2003, six vacationing mountain climbers ascended the peak of the Grand Teton in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Rain and...


Granite Mountain: The First-Hand Account of a Tragic Wildfire, Its Lone Survivor, and the Firefighters Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

by Brendan McDonough & Stephan Talty Hachette Books (May 03, 2016)

The true story behind the events that inspired the major motion picture Only the Brave.

A "unique and bracing" (Booklist) first-person account by the sole survivor of Arizona's disastrous 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire,...