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An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
by Al Gore
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An Inconvenient Truth--Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance--is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia... (read more)

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Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How
by S. David Freeman
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Winning Our Energy Independence shares energy solutions from S. David Freeman, a man who has spent his life at the forefront of energy policy.... (read more)

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Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
Visit Sunny Chernobyl: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places
by Andrew Blackwell
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For most of us, traveling means visiting the most beautiful places on Earth—Paris, the Taj Mahal, the Grand Canyon. Its rare to book a plane ticket to visit the lifeless moonscape of Canadas oil sand strip mines, or to set sail for the Great... (read more)

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Desert Solitaire
Desert Solitaire
by Edward Abbey
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This memoir by Edward Abbey recounts his years as a park ranger working at Arches National Park in Utah. Abbey's keen eye and sharp writing clearly impart the beauty of the desert and the importance of preserving our limited natural resources. His... (read more)

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
by Tracie McMillan
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When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it... (read more)

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Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
Now or Never: Why We Must Act Now to End Climate Change and Create a Sustainable Future
by Tim Flannery
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Utilizing the most up-to-the-minute data available, the internationally acclaimed author of "The Weather Makers" returns to the subject of climate change with a book that is at once a forceful call to action and a deeply (and often surprisingly... (read more)

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Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit
Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit
by Al Gore
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Re-released on the heels of Al Gores #1 New York Times bestseller, An Inconvenient Truth, comes the paperback edition of his classic bestseller, Earth in the Balance. First published in 1992, it helped place the environment on the national agenda; now... (read more)

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The Tree
The Tree
by John Fowles
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“For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review “The... (read more)

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Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crack House Into Our Home Sweet Home
Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crack House Into Our Home Sweet Home
by Matthew Batt
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An improbably funny account of how the purchase and restoration of a disaster of a fixer-upper saves a young marriage When a season of ludicrous loss tests the mettle of their marriage, Matthew Batt and his wife decide not to call it quits. They set... (read more)

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Myspace/Ourplanet: Change Is Possible
Myspace/Ourplanet: Change Is Possible
by Myspace Community
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You can change the world. Here's how. Our climate is changing and human actions are the cause. Maybe you don't know why, or what to do about it. We do. In fact, we wrote a book about it (this book, the one in your hands). We'll harness your green... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
The Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition
by Carla Emery
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The essential resource for modern homesteading, growing and preserving foods, and raising chickens, The Encyclopedia of Country Living includes how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm animals, make sausage, can peaches, milk a goat... (read more)

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The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution
The Derrick Jensen Reader: Writings on Environmental Revolution
by Derrick Jensen
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In an age marked by seemingly unstoppable environmental collapse and the urgent quest for solutions, environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen, the voice of the growing deep ecology movement, reveals for us new seeds of hope. Here for the first time in... (read more)

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Home
Home
by Yan Arthus Bertrand
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From the author of the multimillion-copy international bestseller Earth From Above comes a moving and brilliantly photographed new book. Home, scheduled to release in conjunction with a film of the same name, is a stunning visual odyssey. A globe... (read more)

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Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
by Howard G Buffett
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If you had the resources to accomplish something great in the world, what would you do? Legendary investor Warren Buffett posed this challenge to his son in 2006, when he announced he was leaving the bulk of his fortune to philanthropy. Howard G. Buffett... (read more)

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Whole Green Catalog: 1,000 Best Things for You and the Earth
Whole Green Catalog: 1,000 Best Things for You and the Earth
by Michael W. Robbins
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As interest in living a sustainable life has exploded, so has the green marketplace. It has become difficult to distinguish companies that provide truly eco-friendly products and services from those that "greenwash." Now, from the company that founded... (read more)

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The Animals Are Our Brothers and Sisters: Why Animal Experiments Are Misleading and Wrong
The Animals Are Our Brothers and Sisters: Why Animal Experiments Are Misleading and Wrong
by Werner Hartinger
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Respected surgeon and medical doctor Werner Hartinger investigates the claims and counterclaims concerning experimentation on animals. Through meticulous analysis he comes to the conclusion that animal experiments are not only unnecessary, but that the... (read more)

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Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming
Food for Thought: Towards a Future for Farming
by Patrick Herman
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The French radical farmers union Confédération Paysanne, with its charismatic leader José Bové, has led the world in demonstrating the possibility of a socially progressive future for farming. Rejecting the... (read more)

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Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely
by National Geographic
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Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family—and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for... (read more)

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Who Turned Out the Lights?: Your Guided Tour to the Energy Crisis
Who Turned Out the Lights?: Your Guided Tour to the Energy Crisis
by Scott Bittle
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Who Turned Out the Lights? is an entertaining and nonpartisan guide to the current U.S. energy crisis from Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson, coauthors of the breakout bestseller Where Does the Money Go? At once light-hearted and fun—like Jon... (read more)

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American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do about It)
American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do about It)
by Jonathan Bloom
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What Tom Vanderbilt did for traffic and Brian Wansink did for mindless eating, Jonathan Bloom does for food waste. The topic couldnt be timelier: As more people are going hungry while simultaneously more people are morbidly obese, American Wasteland... (read more)

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