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April 2013

Five Cities that Could be the Next Chernobyl

Twenty-seven years ago today, a power surge caused an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Pripyat, Ukraine. A plume of radioactive smoke spread fallout across Europe, making this the most devastating nuclear accident since we first smashed atoms to make electricity. Could your town be the next Chernobyl? If you live near one of […]

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What has Four Legs, Says “Moo,” and Could Save the Planet?

Many of us have been taught that overgrazing, methane-emitting livestock turn green pastures into arid deserts and are responsible for the widespread desertification that threatens precious biodiversity, soil quality, and more. Not so, as Allan Savory explains in his TED Talk, “We were once just as certain that the world was flat. We were wrong […]

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Take Back Earth Day: 35% Off Books to Get You Dirty!

It’s time to reclaim Earth Day’s original spirit and celebrate in a new way: get dirty! It turns out that the cure for what ails our planet is right at our feet. This Earth Day, learn about the importance of soil, the danger of encroaching desertification, and how you can help stop climate change — […]

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Spring Cleaning Sale: $9.99 Books

Now through May 4th we’re having a Spring Cleaning Clearance sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. We’re offering three chances to save big—up to 90% off—on select titles. But hurry it is only while supplies last! All titles below are on sale for $9.99 You can see more discounts for our $1.99 sale books […]

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Spring Cleaning Sale: $1.99 Books

Now through May 4th we’re having a Spring Cleaning Clearance sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. We’re offering three chances to save big—up to 90% off—on select titles. But hurry it is only while supplies last! All titles below are on sale for $1.99 You can see more discounts for our $4.99 […]

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Spring Cleaning Sale: $4.99 Books

Now through May 4th we’re having a Spring Cleaning Clearance sale to make room for our forthcoming Spring releases. We’re offering three chances to save big—up to 90% off—on select titles. But hurry it is only while supplies last! All titles below are on sale for $4.99 You can see more discounts for our $1.99 sale books […]

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The Truth Behind Three Common Marijuana Myths

Happy 4/20! To help you celebrate responsibly, here are three common marijuana myths, debunked by the authors of Marijuana Is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? Marijuana is Safer was Scribd’s most-read book of the year in 2010, when we offered it for a free download. Since then, the nation has seen […]

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How to Use Crowdfunding to Finance Your Sustainable Book Project

When Jacob Deva Racusin and Ace McArleton decided to write the essential book on natural building techniques, they knew who the publisher should be, and they knew the subject like the backs of their hands — but they were missing some key research that would help their book stand apart. So, the two builders harnessed […]

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Our Best Chance at Saving the Planet is…Cows?

When Allan Savory was a young man, he killed 40,000 elephants in an effort to save the African landscape. Common wisdom, and even the best science at the time, suggested that overgrazing was the main cause of the desertification they were seeing. But Savory and his team of scientists were wrong. Instead of seeing the […]

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35% Off: Books for a Thriving Local Economy

Want a new economy, one that cares for people and the planet over pure profit? These books will teach you how — and they’re all on sale until April 30th. Be a part of the “next American revolution”, one where green jobs and worker-owned companies make wealth democratic! What Then Must We Do? is a must-read […]

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