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How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything
How Bad Are Bananas?: The Carbon Footprint of Everything
by Mike Berners-Lee
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Is it more environmentally friendly to ride the bus or drive a hybrid car? In a public washroom, should you dry your hands with paper towel or use the air dryer? And how bad is it really to eat bananas shipped from South America? Climate change is... (read more)

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Environmental Science : Systems and Solutions (4TH 07 - Old Edition)
Environmental Science : Systems and Solutions (4TH 07 - Old Edition)
by Michael L. Mckinney
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The critical importance of environmental preservation is apparent to everyone. The issues facing us today, be they global warming, the depleting ozone layer, the controversy over nuclear power, or the continuing problems of water pollution and solid... (read more)

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Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World, Revised Concise Edition
Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World, Revised Concise Edition
by Richard P. Tucker
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Long before people were andldquo;going greenandrdquo; and toting reusable bags, the Progressive generation of the early 1900s was calling for the conservation of resources, sustainable foresting practices, and restrictions on hunting. Industrial... (read more)

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Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America
Flight Maps: Adventures with Nature in Modern America
by Jennifer Price
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In five sharply drawn chapters, Flight Maps charts the ways in which Americans have historically made connections—and missed connections—with nature. Beginning with an extraordinary chapter on the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and the... (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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Clean Water: An Introduction to Water Quality and Pollution Control
Clean Water: An Introduction to Water Quality and Pollution Control
by Kenneth M. Vigil
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Clean Water is a book for anyone concerned about this precious resource who wants to become better informed. In straightforward language, Kenneth Vigil provides a comprehensive introduction to the many scientific, regulatory, cultural, and geographic... (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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New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism
New Perspectives on Environmental Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism
by Rachel Stein
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Rachel Stein is professor of English and director of women's and multicultural studies at Siena College in New York. She is the author of Shifting the Ground: American Women Writers' Revisions of Nature, Gender and Race, and is coeditor of 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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Eaarth
Eaarth
by Bill McKibben
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Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not... (read more)

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Great Gulf : Fishermen, Scientists, and the Struggle To Revive the World's Greatest Fishery (00 Edition)
Great Gulf : Fishermen, Scientists, and the Struggle To Revive the World's Greatest Fishery (00 Edition)
by David Dobbs
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For hundreds of years, the New England cod fishery was one of the most productive in the world, with higher average annual landings than any comparable ocean area. But in the late 1980s, fish catches dropped precipitously, as the cod, flounder, and... (read more)

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Australian Freshwater Ecology: Processes and Management
Australian Freshwater Ecology: Processes and Management
by Andrew J. Boulton
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As pressures on Australia’s inland waters intensify from population growth, expanding resource development and climate change, there is an urgent need to manage and protect these special areas. Understanding their ecology underpins their wise... (read more)

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Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
by Alan Weisman
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Los Llanos--the rain-leached, eastern savannas of war-ravaged Colombia--are among the most brutal environments on Earth and an unlikely setting for one of the most hopeful environmental stories ever told. Here, in the late 1960s, a young Colombian... (read more)

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The Natural History of Big Sur
The Natural History of Big Sur
by Paul Henson
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Each year millions of people visit the area of rugged California coastline and wild mountains known as Big Sur. Finally here is a book that is both a natural history of this beautiful region and an excellent guide to its extensive public lands. The first... (read more)

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Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation
Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation
by Oswald J. Schmitz
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Meeting today's environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature. Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation provides students and other readers with a basic understanding of the fundamental... (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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Language Older Than Words (04 Edition)
Language Older Than Words (04 Edition)
by Derrick Jensen
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At once a beautifully poetic memoir and an exploration of the various ways we live in the world, A Language Older Than Words explains violence as a pathology that touches every aspect of our lives and indeed affects all aspects of life on Earth. This... (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 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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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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