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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes. Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions,... (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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A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
by Aldo Leopold
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This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century. First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times... (read more)

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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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As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age, "our relationship with nature has changed...radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is... (read more)

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Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World
Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World
by Emma Marris
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A paradigm shift is roiling the environmental world. For decades people have unquestioningly accepted the idea that our goal is to preserve nature in its pristine, pre-human state. But many scientists have come to see this as an outdated dream that... (read more)

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Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor
by Rob Nixon
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Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect, 10th Anniversary Edition. with a New Introduction and Essay by the
Earth in Mind: On Education, Environment, and the Human Prospect, 10th Anniversary Edition. with a New Introduction and Essay by the
by David Orr
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In Earth in Mind, Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education. Much of what has gone wrong with the world, he argues, is the result of inadequate and misdirected education that alienates us from life in the name of human... (read more)

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Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
by Bill McKibben
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"Masterfully crafted, deeply thoughtful and mind-expanding."--Los Angeles Times In this powerful and provocative manifesto, Bill McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. Deep Economy makes the... (read more)

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Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
by Marc Reisner
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"Beautifully written and meticulously researched."—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation in the American West.... (read more)

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Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
by Vandana Shiva
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  A leading voice in the struggle for global justice, Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental activist and physicist. In Earth Democracy, Shiva updates the struggles she helped bring to international attention—against genetic food... (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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Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World
Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World
by J R Mcneill
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The history of the twentieth century is most often told through its world wars, the rise and fall of communism, or its economic upheavals. In his startling new book, J. R. McNeill gives us our first general account of what may prove to be the most... (read more)

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Ecotopia
Ecotopia
by Ernest Callenbach
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Ecotopia was founded when northern California, Oregon, and Washington seceded from the Union to create a "stable-state" ecosystem: the perfect balance between human beings and the environment. Now, twenty years later, the isolated, mysterious Ecotopia... (read more)

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Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes, and Values
Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes, and Values
by Yi-fu Tuan
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What are the links between environment and world view? Topophilia, the affective bond between people and place, is the primary theme of this book that examines environmental perceptions and values at different levels: the species, the group, and the... (read more)

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The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime of Ideas from a Leading Activist and Thinker
The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime of Ideas from a Leading Activist and Thinker
by David Suzuki
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In this revised and expanded edition of his collected writings, David Suzuki continues to explore the themes that have informed his work for more than four decades — the interconnectedness of all things, our misguided elevation of economics above... (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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Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash
Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash
by Susan Strasser
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An unprecedented look at that most commonplace act of everyday life-throwing things out-and how it has transformed American society. Susan Strasser's pathbreaking histories of housework and the rise of the mass market have become classics in the... (read more)

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Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril
by Kathleen Dean Moore
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Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over 80 visionaries — theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturists, activists, and writers — to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our... (read more)

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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature Is Inspiring Innovation
The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature Is Inspiring Innovation
by Jay Harman
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Today, an interdisciplinary and international group of scientists, inventors, and engineers is turning to nature to find elegant solutions to human problems. The principle driving this transformation is called biomimicry, and Harman shares a wide range... (read more)

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The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
The Geography of Nowhere: The Rise and Decline of America's Man-made Landscape
by James Howard Kunstler
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The Geography of Nowhere traces America's evolution from a nation of Main Streets and coherent communities to a land where every place is like no place in particular, where the cities are dead zones and the countryside is a wasteland of cartoon... (read more)

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