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The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change
The Thinking Person's Guide to Climate Change
by Robert Henson
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Start a web search for “climate change” and the first three suggestions are “facts,” “news,” and “hoax.” The AMS Guide to Climate Change is rooted in the first, up to date on the second, and ... (read more)

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Living a Land Ethic: A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve (Wisconsin Land and Life)
Living a Land Ethic: A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve (Wisconsin Land and Life)
by Stephen A. Laubach
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In 1935, in the midst of relentless drought, Aldo Leopold purchased an abandoned farm along the Wisconsin River near Baraboo, Wisconsin. An old chicken coop, later to become famous as the Leopold “Shack,” was the propertys only intact... (read more)

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Querencia
Querencia
by Stephen Bodio
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Suburban-raised Stephen Bodio travels to Magdalena, New Mexico, in the 1970s and never leaves. Soon finding a two-story home along the highway, Bodio settles into a country life, explaining in vivid detail his time spent among the wilderness. A lover of... (read more)

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White Beech: The Rainforest Years
White Beech: The Rainforest Years
by Germaine Greer
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One bright day in December 2001, sixty-two-year-old Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm, one of many in southeast Queensland, Australia, which, after a century of logging... (read more)

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The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
The Real Cost of Fracking: How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
by Michelle Bamberger
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Michelle Bamberger is a veterinarian and the author of two books on first aid for cats and dogs. Robert Oswald is a professor of molecular medicine at Cornell University and the recipient of Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships. They live in Ithaca, New... (read more)

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Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plenitude: Case Studies of the New Economy
Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plenitude: Case Studies of the New Economy
by Juliet B. (edt) Schor
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Many of todays most troubling environmental and economic issues have come to seem insoluble: carbon emissions, overshoot, inequality, joblessness, and a dysfunctional food system. Can we change direction, move away from business as usual, and achieve a... (read more)

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Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans
Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans
by Timothy Beatley
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What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? As coastal cities begin planning for climate change and rising sea levels, author Timothy Beatley sees opportunities for rethinking the relationship between... (read more)

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Forests in Our Changing World: New Principles for Conservation and Management
Forests in Our Changing World: New Principles for Conservation and Management
by Joe Landsberg
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Scientists tell us that climate change is upon us and the physical world is changing quickly with serious implications for biodiversity and human well-being. Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defense against the worst... (read more)

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Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective
Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective
by Paul Burkett
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Though infrequently viewed as an environmental thinker, Karl Marx insisted that production as a social and material process is shaped and constrained by both historically developed relations among producers and natural conditions. Paul Burkett shows... (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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How to Do Ecology: A Concise Handbook
How to Do Ecology: A Concise Handbook
by Richard Karban
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Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don't explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book... (read more)

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Tracking the Great Bear: How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia S Coastal Rainforest (Nature - History - Society)
Tracking the Great Bear: How Environmentalists Recreated British Columbia S Coastal Rainforest (Nature - History - Society)
by Justin Page
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Encompassing more than six million hectares of globally rare coastal rainforest, the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia was once slated for clear-cut logging. This fate was forestalled, however, by the signing in 2006 of one of the world's most... (read more)

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Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives (Earth System Governance: A Core Research Project of the Inte)
Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives (Earth System Governance: A Core Research Project of the Inte)
by Aarti (edt) Gupta
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How to Change Minds about Our Changing Climate: Let Science Do the Talking the Next Time Someone Tries to Tell You
How to Change Minds about Our Changing Climate: Let Science Do the Talking the Next Time Someone Tries to Tell You
by Seth B. Darling
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The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History
The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History
by Richard J. King
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Biology and the Mechanics of the Wave-Swept Environment (Princeton Legacy Library)
Biology and the Mechanics of the Wave-Swept Environment (Princeton Legacy Library)
by Mark W. Denny
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Birds and Climate Change: Impacts and Conservation Responses (Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation)
Birds and Climate Change: Impacts and Conservation Responses (Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation)
by James Pearce-higgins
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Sustainability Matters: In 2 Volumes Volume 1: Asia's Green Challenges Volume 2: Asia's Energy Concerns, Green Policies and Environmental Advo
Sustainability Matters: In 2 Volumes Volume 1: Asia's Green Challenges Volume 2: Asia's Energy Concerns, Green Policies and Environmental Advo
by Lye (edt) Lin-heng
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Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist
Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist
by Bill Mckibben
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Determining the Economic Value of Water: Concepts and Methods
Determining the Economic Value of Water: Concepts and Methods
by John B. Loomis
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