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The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us about Being Human
The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us about Being Human
by Vint Virga
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As profiled in the New York Times Magazine… Based on the author’s twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, The Soul of All Living Creatures delves into the inner lives of animals – from whales,... (read more)

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Whale Warriors (08 Edition)
Whale Warriors (08 Edition)
by Peter Heller
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Author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Dog Stars For the crew of the eco-pirate ship the Farley Mowat, any day saving a whale is a good day to die. In The Whale Warriors, veteran adventure writer Peter Heller takes us on a hair-raising... (read more)

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Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
by David Abram
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In Becoming Animal, Abram suggests that our disconnection from the natural world is what enables us to damage it. To re-engage our "animal" senses is to make even a walk in the park an exquisite sensory experience, and to fully inhabit our bodies is to... (read more)

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The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them
The Bond: Our Kinship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them
by Wayne Pacelle
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"Packed with important, surprising information; with wisdom, compassion, and love." —Dean Koontz   When Ted Kerasote got his new dog Pukka, he found that dog culture had been transformed: dizzying choices of grain-free and raw food... (read more)

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism
Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism
by Melanie Joy
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In this paperback edition is a foreword by activist and author John Robbins and a reader's group study guide. This ground-breaking work, voted one of the top ten books of 2010 by VegNews Magazine, offers an absorbing look at why and how humans can so... (read more)

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Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey Into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth about Our Food
Project Animal Farm: An Accidental Journey Into the Secret World of Farming and the Truth about Our Food
by Sonia Faruqi
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Sonia Faruqi had it all--an Ivy League degree and a job on Wall Street. But when the banking industry collapsed, she found herself with extra time on her hands. The night she arrived at a small organic dairy farm would change her life for the better... (read more)

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Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life Through Earth- and Animal-Friendly Living
Making Kind Choices: Everyday Ways to Enhance Your Life Through Earth- and Animal-Friendly Living
by Ingrid Newkirk
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Choosing a compassionate lifestyle that makes you feel good and positively impacts on the environment and on animals has never been easier. In this practical and accessible handbook, loaded with resources for all products that are mentioned, Ingrid... (read more)

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The Endangered Species Act (Stanford Environmental Law Society Handbook)
The Endangered Species Act (Stanford Environmental Law Society Handbook)
by Stanford
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This handbook is a guide to the federal Endangered Species Act, the primary U.S. law aimed at protecting species of animals and plants from human threats to their survival. It is intended for lawyers, government agency employees, students, community... (read more)

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Fate of the Wild: The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Biodiversity
Fate of the Wild: The Endangered Species Act and the Future of Biodiversity
by Bonnie B Burgess
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Given widespread concern over the worldwide loss of biodiversity and popular crusades to "save" endangered species and habitats, why has the Endangered Species Act remained unauthorized since October 1992? In Fate of the Wild Bonnie B. Burgess... (read more)

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Animals and Why They Matter
Animals and Why They Matter
by Mary Midgley
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Animals and Why They Matter examines the barriers that our philosophical traditions have erected between human beings and animals and reveals that the too-often ridiculed subject of animal rights is an issue crucially related to such problems within the... (read more)

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A Different Nature
A Different Nature
by David Hancocks
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"A well-written and provocative, opinion-rich account of zoos, their history, and their goals and purposes. Hancocks has earned the right to speak authoritatively about these subjects, thanks to his tenure as director of two leading U. S. zoos. This book... (read more)

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No Happy Cows: Dispatches From the Frontlines of the Food Revolution (12 Edition)
No Happy Cows: Dispatches From the Frontlines of the Food Revolution (12 Edition)
by John Robbins
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Internationally known vegan and bestselling author John Robbins has continued his observations and investigations into food politics and food-related issues of the day in his popular HuffingtonPost column, foodrevolution.org. No Happy Cows collects these... (read more)

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Making a Killing (07 Edition)
Making a Killing (07 Edition)
by Bob Torres
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Why animal liberation needs the Left and the Left needs animal liberation.... (read more)

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Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry
Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry
by Gail Eisnitz
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Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years — particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation —... (read more)

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The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
The Ten Trusts: What We Must Do to Care for the Animals We Love
by Jane Goodall
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“A wonderful mix of science and ethics that deserves the widest audience. Goodall and Bekoff are a marvellous team.” Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Ira. W. DeCamp professor of Bioethics, Princeton... (read more)

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Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights
Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights
by Tom Regan
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In this companion volume to Animal Rights, Human Wrongs: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, Regan (emeritus, philosophy, North Carolina State U. in Raleigh) turns to more concrete matters in his ongoing project to advance animal rights. He describes... (read more)

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Dominion
Dominion
by Matthew Scully
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"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth." -... (read more)

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Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
by Rory Freedman
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Rory Freedman, the co-author of the New York Times mega-seller Skinny Bitch, returns with an unapologetically sappy “ode” to how animals can enrich our lives, as well as a no holds-barred treatise on how we can better protect them. With the... (read more)

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The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals
The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals
by Jenny Brown
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Jonathan Safran Foer meets Jeffrey Moussaieff Mason in a poignant, provocative memoir of survival, compassion, and awakening to the reality of our food system. Jenny Brown was just ten years old when she lost a leg to bone cancer. Throughout the ordeal... (read more)

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A Wild Life: Adventures of an Accidental Conservationist in Africa
A Wild Life: Adventures of an Accidental Conservationist in Africa
by Dick Pitman
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 Dick Pitman is the founder of the Zambezi Society, a non profit conservation org working to safe animals in Zimbabwe. He has written 3 books on Zimbabwe and his work has been published in magazines in the US and UK, such as BBC Wildlife, Washington... (read more)

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