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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
by Raleigh Briggs
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Proof that good things come in small packages, Make Your Place packs a wealth of DIY know-how into a pocket-sized paperback. Hand-written and illustrated by Raleigh Briggs, this compendium of tutorials for non-toxic cleaning, natural body care, and... (read more)

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Global Crises, Global Solutions
Global Crises, Global Solutions
by Bjorn Lomborg
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This volume provides a uniquely rich set of arguments and data for prioritizing our responses to some of the most serious problems facing the world today, such as climate change, communicable diseases, conflicts, education, financial instability... (read more)

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Shattering: Food, Politics, and the Loss of Genetic Diversity
Shattering: Food, Politics, and the Loss of Genetic Diversity
by Cary Fowler
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It was through control of the shattering of wild seeds that humans first domesticated plants. Now control over those very plants threatens to shatter the world's food supply, as loss of genetic diversity sets the stage for widespread hunger. Large-scale... (read more)

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Tropical Nature: Life and Death in the Rain Forest of Central and South America
Tropical Nature: Life and Death in the Rain Forest of Central and South America
by Adrian Forsyth
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Scientific American In 17 chapters, each a brief essay on tropical nature observed, these two young field biologists have made a model of contemporary natural history, cheerfully speculative, concerned as much with large pattern as with diversity... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe
Field Notes from a Catastrophe
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a refreshingly slim and concise volume, grew out of Elizabeth Kolbert's remarkable series on global warming in the New Yorker. Kolbert spans the globe, from examining ice samples in Greenland to mosquitoes in a lab in... (read more)

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The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
by David Owen
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The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency and the real path to sustainability. Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: Everything you've been told about living green is... (read more)

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Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change
Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change
by Jim Motavalli
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From the thawing Arctic to the rising shoreline of Manhattan, people are feeling the effects of global warming in ways hardly imagined just a few years ago. Feeling the Heat takes readers to the hot spots where global warming is not just a scientific... (read more)

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The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)
The Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth (Commonwealth Fund Book Program)
by James Lovelock
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Lovelock presents the theory that the earth is a living organism and draws expertly from chemistry, biology, geology, paleontology, physics, and meteorology that life has evolved not just by adapting to its surroundings but by taking control of them and... (read more)

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The Ecology of Commerce
The Ecology of Commerce
by Paul Hawken
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A visionary new program that businesses can follow to help restore the planet.... (read more)

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The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith H
The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith H
by Eliot Wigginton
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
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The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

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The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time
The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time
by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen
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Ellen DeGeneres, Robert Redford, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Aniston, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Martha Stewart, Tyra Banks, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Tiki Barber, Owen Wilson, and Justin Timberlake tell you how they make a difference to the environment. Inside The... (read more)

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Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat
Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat
by Howard Lyman
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When former cattle rancher Howard Lyman appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996 to share his insider view of the danger of Mad Cow Disease spreading to this country, his revelations about the beef industry prompted a group of Texas cattlemen to file a... (read more)

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Our Stolen Future: How We Are Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence and Survival
Our Stolen Future: How We Are Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence and Survival
by Theo Colborn
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"A critically important book that forces us to ask new questions about the synthetic chemicals that we have spread across this earth." Al... (read more)

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The Wildness Within: Remembering David Brower
The Wildness Within: Remembering David Brower
by Kenneth Brower
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"David Brower was one of the pioneers of the environmental movement, and this collection of 19 interviews-introduced and transcribed by his oldest son, nature writer Kenneth Brower (The Starship and the Canoe)-is a monumental exercise in remembrance by... (read more)

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Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking
Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking
by Stephanie Kaza
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With all the attention on living sustainably, the one thing missing from the conversation is how to find a personal connection with green living that will sustain us on our green path. While practical approaches to an eco-responsible lifestyle offer... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Long known for her insightful and thought-provoking political journalism, author Elizabeth Kolbert now tackles the controversial and increasingly urgent subject of global warming. In what began as groundbreaking three-part series in the New Yorker, for... (read more)

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Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You!
Stop Global Warming: The Solution Is You!
by Laurie David
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Required reading for the preservation of the 21st century, Stop Global Warming is an important book that will bring out the activist in everyone and inspire all who read it to do something about the most urgent issue facing our planet.... (read more)

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Environmental Change in South-East Asia: People, Politics & Sustainable Development
Environmental Change in South-East Asia: People, Politics & Sustainable Development
by Mike Parnwell
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"Environmental Change in South-East Asia" is another excellent title in the "Global Environmental Change" series. It is a timely addition to the literature on environmental change, and focusses on South-East Asia to assess the nature, causes... (read more)

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Uncommon Ground: Landscape, Values and the Environment (Explorations in Anthropology)
Uncommon Ground: Landscape, Values and the Environment (Explorations in Anthropology)
by Veronica Strang
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- What makes people care about the environment? - Why and how do different cultural groups value land in different ways? With increasing international concern about green issues, and the apparent failure of mechanistic solutions to complex problems... (read more)

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