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Ten Billion
Ten Billion
by Stephen Emmott
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This is the most terrifying book ever about overpopulation and the impending environmental horrors! Think 7 billion people is a strain on natural resources? Trying to feed 10 billion would deforest the entire planet and consume every drop of fresh water... (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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Silent Spring
Silent Spring
by Rachel Carson
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Silent Spring changed the way we thought about the environment and shaped today's environmental movement, calling us to action to protect our surroundings before we destroyed them. Today our impact on the environment is more harmful than ever, and Carson'... (read more)

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Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
by Paul Hawken
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Feeling crushed beneath the weight of ominous news, borderline-apocalyptic statistics, and global warming alerts that offer no recourse but panic? Paul Hawken's Blessed Unrest is the book you've been waiting for. Here is a call to arms with concrete... (read more)

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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
by Jon Mooallem
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"Ambitious and fascinating... [Mooallem] seamlessly blends reportage from the front lines of wildlife conservation with a lively cultural history of animals in America." --New York Times Book Review Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little... (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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Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy
Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy
by Joanna Macy
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The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about. Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our... (read more)

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A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park [With DVD]
by Edward O. Wilson
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A WINDOW ON ETERNITY is a stunning book of splendid prose and gorgeous photography about one of the biologically richest places in Africa and perhaps in the world. Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique was nearly destroyed in a brutal civil war, then was... (read more)

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A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
by Aldo Leopold
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The Control of Nature
The Control of Nature
by John Mcphee
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The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to control nature.... (read more)

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Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
by Bill Carter
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In following the time-honored journalistic tenet that the best stories are the ones you find in your own backyard, Bill Carter begins this account of the all-pervasive presence of copper in our lives and its cost on our health, economy, and our... (read more)

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant
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As vividly as Jon Krakauer put readers on Everest, John Vaillant takes us into the heart of North America's last great forest, where trees grow to eighteen feet in diameter, sunlight never touches the ground, and the chainsaws are always at work... (read more)

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All Natural:  A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier
All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier
by Nathanael Johnson
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In this age of climate change, killer germs, and obesity, its easy to feel as if we've fallen out of synch with the global ecosystem. This ecological anxiety has polarized a new generation of Americans: many are drawn to natural solutions and organic... (read more)

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Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources
Tending the Wild: Native American Knowledge and the Management of California's Natural Resources
by M. Kat Anderson
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"This is a highly significant—one might argue revolutionary—book. It, and the author's previous research, has the potential to completely change the way western land managers relate to the land and the resources they are trying to regulate... (read more)

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Worms Eat My Garbage
Worms Eat My Garbage
by Mary Appelhof
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Composting is a dirty job, but if you've ever tried growing something without the aid of all that nutrient-rich organic matter, you know it's a necessary one.  Thankfully, there exists in nature a creature who actually enjoys wading through your kitchen... (read more)

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The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet
The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet
by Kristin Ohlson
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Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices — and, especially, modern industrial agriculture — have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the worlds soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if... (read more)

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The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation
The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation
by Adam Rome
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“Romes genial new book . . . brings to life another era.” —Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker The first Earth Day is the most famous little-known event in modern American history. Because we still pay ritual homage to the planet every... (read more)

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The Dream of the Earth
The Dream of the Earth
by Thomas Berry
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Drawing on the wisdom of Western philosophy, Asian thought, and Native American traditions, as well as contemporary physics and evolutionary biology, noted cultural historian Berry offers a new perspective that recasts one's understanding of science... (read more)

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Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York
Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York
by Ted Steinberg
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This is the story of the monumental struggle between New York and the natural world. From Henry Hudsonand#8217;s discovery of Mannahatta to Hurricane Sandy, andlt;Iandgt;Gotham Unbound andlt;/Iandgt;is Ted Steinbergand#8217;s sweeping ecological history... (read more)

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Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis
Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis
by Al Gore
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It is now abundantly clear that we have at our fingertips all of the tools we need to solve the climate crisis. The only missing ingredient is collective will. Properly understood, the climate crisis is an unparalleled opportunity to finally and... (read more)

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