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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
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Hawken (The Ecology of Commerce) and Amory and Hunter Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, an environmental think tank, have put together an ambitious, visionary book advocating natural capitalism. Based on the principle that businesses can be good... (read more)

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Ecohydraulics: An Integrated Approach
Ecohydraulics: An Integrated Approach
by Ian (edt) Maddock
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Ecohydraulics: An Integrated Approachprovides a research level text which highlights recent developments of this emerging and expanding field.  With a focus on interdisciplinary research the text examines:-the evolution and scope of... (read more)

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Data Analysis in Community and Landscape Ecology
Data Analysis in Community and Landscape Ecology
by R H G Jongman
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This edited volume explains data analysis methods, examples, exercises and case-studies.... (read more)

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The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered
The Moon in the Nautilus Shell: Discordant Harmonies Reconsidered
by Daniel B. Botkin
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Why do we keep talking about so many environmental problems and rarely solve any? If these are scientific issues, then why can't scientists solve them or at least agree on what to do? In his new book, The Moon in the Nautilus Shell, ecologist Daniel... (read more)

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Widening Circles: A Memoir
Widening Circles: A Memoir
by Joanna Macy
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In this absorbing, and sometimes thrilling memoir, well-known eco-philosopher, Buddhist scholar, and deep ecology activist /teacher Joanna Macy recounts her adventures of mind and spirit in the key social movements of our era. Macy's autobiography reads... (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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Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water
by Peter Gleick
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Peter Gleick knows water. A world-renowned scientist and freshwater expert, Gleick is a MacArthur Foundation "genius," and according to the BBC, an environmental visionary. And he drinks from the tap. Why dont the rest of us? Bottled and Sold shows how... (read more)

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The Future of Nature: Writing on a Human Ecology from "Orion" Magazine (World as Home, the World as Home)
The Future of Nature: Writing on a Human Ecology from "Orion" Magazine (World as Home, the World as Home)
by Barry Lopez
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The western mindset is arguably one of the greatest threats to the worlds ecological balance. Corporatism and globalization are two of the obvious villains here, but what part does human nature play in the problem? Since its inception in 1982, Orion... (read more)

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Wetlands and Lakes of the World
Wetlands and Lakes of the World
by Devashish Kar
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The occurrence and description of wetlands in India with reference to those around the world is detailed in a sequential manner from local, provincial, regional, and national to global scenario in this book, "Wetlands and Lakes... (read more)

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An Island Called California: an Ecological Introduction to Its Natural Communities, Second Edition
An Island Called California: an Ecological Introduction to Its Natural Communities, Second Edition
by Elna S Bakker
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Bakkers classic of ecological science now includes three new chapters on Southern California which make the book more useful than ever. Striking new photographs illustrate the diversity of life, climate, and geological formation.... (read more)

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The Waste Makers
The Waste Makers
by Vance Packard
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An exposé of "the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals," The Waste Makers is Vance Packard's pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of disposable consumer goods was... (read more)

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The Great Lake Sturgeon
The Great Lake Sturgeon
by Nancy A. (edt) Auer
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Nancy Auer teaches in the Department of Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University and is a renowned expert and field researcher on lake sturgeon. Dave Dempsey won the 2009 Michigan Author Award and has served as an environmental and policy... (read more)

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The Rebirth of Nature: The Greening of Science and God
The Rebirth of Nature: The Greening of Science and God
by Rupert Sheldrake
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Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's preeminent biologists, has revolutionized scientific thinking with his vision of a living, developing universe. In The Rebirth of NatureSheldrake transports us to the threshold of a new paradigm in which traditional... (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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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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Confronting Consumption
Confronting Consumption
by Thomas Princen
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Comforting terms such as "sustainable development" and "green production" frame environmental debate by stressing technology (not green enough), economic growth (not enough in the right places), and population (too large). Concern about consumption... (read more)

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365 Ways to Save the Earth
365 Ways to Save the Earth
by Philippe Bourseiller
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 “365 Ways to Save the Earth . . . and savor its fragile beauty, in this stunning photo guide.”                        ... (read more)

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Saving Nature's Legacy: Protecting and Restoring Biodiversity
Saving Nature's Legacy: Protecting and Restoring Biodiversity
by Reed F Noss
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Written by two leading conservation biologists, "Saving Nature's Legacy" is a thorough and readable introduction to issues of land management and conservation biology. It presents a broad, land-based approach to biodiversity conservation in the United... (read more)

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Greed to Green: Solving Climate Change and Remaking the Economy
Greed to Green: Solving Climate Change and Remaking the Economy
by Charles Derber
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While society turns to technology solutions to solve global warming, Charles Derber in this unique and uplifting book shows that the real and achievable solution is to be found...in society itself. Why, Derber asks, is society not taking the urgent... (read more)

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