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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change
Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change
by Kathleen Dean Moore
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Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise – a tide of outrage against the pillage of the planet, a tide of commitment to justice and human rights, a swelling affirmation of moral responsibility to the future and... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Big World, Small Planet: Abundance Within Planetary Boundaries
Big World, Small Planet: Abundance Within Planetary Boundaries
by Johan Rockstrom
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andldquo;Big World, Small Planet offers a carefully laid-out argument about the ecological limits of our planetandmdash;and the challenge these limits pose to our patterns of life and economic growth. It clearly and compellingly explains the concept of... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape
Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape
by Lauret Savoy
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Sand and stone are Earths fragmented memory. Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss. One life-defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this: the American land did not hate. As an educator and Earth historian, she has... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Sustainability (MIT Press Essential Knowledge)
Sustainability (MIT Press Essential Knowledge)
by Kent E. Portney
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The word "sustainability" has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing. But despite the apparent ubiquity of the term, the concept of sustainability has come to mean a... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Ecosystems of California
Ecosystems of California
by Harold Mooney
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andldquo;Ecosystems of California is likely to become the first reference for many people working in, studying, orand#160;just enjoying California ecosystems.and#160;The authors and contributors are excellent, and all are authorities in their fields... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Confronting Injustice: Social Activism in the Age of Individualism
Confronting Injustice: Social Activism in the Age of Individualism
by Umair Mohammad
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From Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Katrina, the destructive power of climate change has become impossible to deny, and yet we are still told that "buying green" will somehow roll back global warming. This book seeks to draw out the structural roots of... (read more)

Available January 2016
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What Should a Clever Moose Eat?: Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods
What Should a Clever Moose Eat?: Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods
by John Pastor
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How long should a leaf live? When should blueberries ripen? And what shouldand#160;a clever moose eat? Questions like these may seem simple or downright strangeandmdash;yet they form the backbone of natural history, a discipline that fostered some of our... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful Industry
Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful Industry
by Andrew Nikiforuk
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The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing — “fracking” — as a panacea, with slick promises of energy independence, greenhouse gas reductions, and benefits to local economies. Yet the... (read more)

Available October 2015
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The Age of Consequences: A Chronicle of Concern and Hope
The Age of Consequences: A Chronicle of Concern and Hope
by Courtney White
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Our planet is approaching a critical environmental juncture. Across the globe we continue to deplete the five pools of carbon – soil, wood, coal, oil, and natural gas – at an unsustainable rate. Weve burned up half the planets known reserves of... (read more)

Available January 2016
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Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World
Storm Warning: Water and Climate Security in a Changing World
by Robert William Sandford
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Human beings and industrial-based society are changing the composition of our planet's atmosphere and causing it to warm at an unnatural and oftentimes astonishing rate. Much of that warmth is being absorbed by water which is causing an acceleration in... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Gulf Coast Books #27: Vertical Reefs: Life on Oil and Gas Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf Coast Books #27: Vertical Reefs: Life on Oil and Gas Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico
by Mary K. Wicksten
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On a clear night, the bright lights of oil platforms sparkle in the Gulf of Mexico. Thousands of these platforms off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana play an important role in the lives of underwater species who find food, shelter, and permanent homes... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment
Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment
by Wenonah Hauter
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Over the past decade a new and controversial energy extraction method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has rocketed to the forefront of U.S. energy production. With fracking, millions of gallons of water, dangerous chemicals, and sand are... (read more)

Available June 2016
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Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #6: Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #6: Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
by Carl Bruch
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When the guns are silenced, people affected by conflict need food, water, shelter, and a means to earn a living. They also require a government that can meet these needs and sustain peace. While natural resources are essential to sustaining people and... (read more)

Available December 2015
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How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow's World Today
How to Thrive in the Next Economy: Designing Tomorrow's World Today
by Thackara John
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Are there practical solutions to the many global challenges--climate change, poverty, insufficient healthcare--that threaten our way of life? Author John Thackara has spent a lifetime roving the globe in search of design that serves human needs. In this... (read more)

Available January 2016
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Introduction to Water in California
Introduction to Water in California
by David Carle
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andldquo;We can only hope that, someday, such a guide is available for every state in the West.andrdquo;andmdash;High Country News andquot;This book provides a valuable overview of the problems facing California, but it has implications for the rest of... (read more)

Available January 2016
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Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park
Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park
by Steven W. Buskirk
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Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park provides the scholar, conservationist, and interested lay reader with information on the state's 117 wild mammalian species from grizzly bears to pygmy shrews. It describes the history of mammalogy in... (read more)

Available January 2016
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The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age
The Elements of Power: Gadgets, Guns, and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future in the Rare Metal Age
by David S. Abraham
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Our future hinges on a set of elements that few of us have even heard of. In this surprising and revealing book, David S. Abrahamand#160;unveils what rare metals are and why our electronic gadgets, the most powerful armies, and indeed the fate of our... (read more)

Available October 2015
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The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us
The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us
by Diane Ackerman
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Ackerman is justly celebrated for her unique insight into the natural world and our place in it. In this landmark book, she confronts the unprecedented reality that one prodigiously intelligent and meddlesome creature, , is now the dominant force shaping... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Ocean Country: One Woman's Voyage from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas
Ocean Country: One Woman's Voyage from Peril to Hope in Her Quest to Save the Seas
by Liz Cunningham
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"In this earnest and elegiac volume, Cunningham (Talking Politics) describes her long relationship with the ocean, including her early experiences 'surfing in a whitewater kayak' and her later work with conservation groups around the world. When... (read more)

Available September 8, 2015
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The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World
The Sustainability Secret: Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World
by Keegan Kuhn
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The groundbreaking 2014 documentary Cowspiracy presents shocking truths about the effects of industrial animal agriculture on the planet. The leading cause of deforestation, rainforest destruction, greenhouse gas production, water consumption and... (read more)

Available October 2015
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