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The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World
The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World
by Joel K. Bourne
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An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution.... (read more)

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The Better World Shopping Guide #5: Every Dollar Makes a Difference
The Better World Shopping Guide #5: Every Dollar Makes a Difference
by Ellis Jones
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While we generally try to make our vote count every four years, few of us realize that our most immediate power to shape the world is being squandered on a daily basis. Every dollar we spend has the potential to create social and environmental change... (read more)

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Glaciers: The Politics of Ice
Glaciers: The Politics of Ice
by Jorge Daniel Taillant
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Though not traditionally thought of as key natural resource, glaciers are a crucial part of both our global ecosystem and the sustaining of life around the world. Comprising three quarters of the world's fresh water, they freeze in the winter and melt in... (read more)

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Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places
Islands Beyond the Horizon: The Life of Twenty of the World's Most Remote Places
by Roger Lovegrove
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Islands have an irresistible attraction and an enduring appeal. Naturalist Roger Lovegrove has visited many of the most remote islands in the world, and in this book he takes the reader to twenty that fascinate him the most. Some are familiar but most... (read more)

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Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet
Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet
by Dieter Helm
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Natural capital is what nature provides to us for free. Renewables—like species—keep on coming, provided we do not drive them towards extinction. Non-renewables—like oil and gas—can only be used once. Together, they are the... (read more)

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Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century
Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century
by John A. (edt) Murray
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More than twenty-five years after his death, iconic writer and nature activist Edward Abbey (1929-1989) remains an influential presence in the American environmental movement. Abbey's best known works continue to be widely read and inspire discourse on... (read more)

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Building a Better Nest: Living Lightly at Home and in the World
Building a Better Nest: Living Lightly at Home and in the World
by Evelyn Searle Hess
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For fifteen years, Evelyn Hess and her husband David lived in a tent and trailer, without electricity or running water, on twenty acres of wild land in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range. When they decided to build a house — a real house at... (read more)

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Letters to My Grandchildren
Letters to My Grandchildren
by David Suzuki
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In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from his own remarkable life and explores what makes life meaningful. He challenges his grandchildren — and us — to do... (read more)

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Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community
Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community
by Thomas Berry
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Among the contemporary voices for the Earth, none resonates like that of noted cultural historian Thomas Berry. His teaching and writings have inspired a generations thinking about humankinds place in the Earth Community and the universe, engendering... (read more)

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The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and Management at the Landscape Scale
The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and Management at the Landscape Scale
by Laura Foster Huenneke
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Covering 130,000 square miles and a wide range of elevations from desert to alpine in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, the Colorado Plateau has long fascinated researchers. The Colorado Plateau VI provides readers with a plethora of updates and... (read more)

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Rediscovering National Parks in the Spirit of John Muir
Rediscovering National Parks in the Spirit of John Muir
by Michael Frome
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As a journalist, advocate, and professor, Michael Frome has spent decades engaged with conservation topics and has taken particular interest in America’s national parks. He draws on this experience and knowledge to address what remains to be done... (read more)

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The Dream of the Earth: Preface by Terry Tempest Williams & Foreword by Brian Swimme
The Dream of the Earth: Preface by Terry Tempest Williams & Foreword by Brian Swimme
by Thomas Berry
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This landmark work, first published by Sierra Club Books in 1988, has established itself as a foundational volume in the ecological canon. In it, noted cultural historian Thomas Berry provides nothing less than a new intellectual-ethical framework for... (read more)

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Transient Landscapes: Insights on a Changing Planet
Transient Landscapes: Insights on a Changing Planet
by Ellen Wohl
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Landscapeandmdash;the unique combination of landforms, plants, animals, and weather that compose any natural placeandmdash;is inherently transient. Each essay in Transient Landscapes introduces this idea of a constantly metamorphosing global landscape... (read more)

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Almost Green: How I Saved 1/6th of a Billionth of the Planet
Almost Green: How I Saved 1/6th of a Billionth of the Planet
by James Glave
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James Glave, a self-professed “child of suburbia” and SUV driver, has an ecological awakening and decides he wants to live a carbon-reduced lifestyle without dropping out of society, alienating his friends and family, or breaking the bank... (read more)

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From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone
by Paul B. Thompson
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After centuries of neglect, the ethics of food are back with a vengeance. Justice for food workers and small farmers has joined the rising tide of concern over the impact of industrial agriculture on food animals and the broader environment, all while a... (read more)

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Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
by Elizabeth (edt) Ammons
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The first of its kind, this anthology of eighty international primary literary texts—poems, short stories, personal essays, testimonials, activist statements, and group-authored visions—illuminates Environmental Justice as a concept and a... (read more)

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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat
by Barry Estabrook
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Barry Estabrook, author of the bestseller and a writer of "great skill and compassion" (Eric Schlosser), now explores the dark side of the American pork industry. Drawing on his personal experiences raising pigs as well as his keen investigative... (read more)

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Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
by Elizabeth (edt) Ammons
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The first of its kind, this anthology of eighty international primary literary texts—poems, short stories, personal essays, testimonials, activist statements, and group-authored visions—illuminates Environmental Justice as a concept and a... (read more)

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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
by Paul Greenberg
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"A fascinating discussion of a multifaceted issue and a passionate call to action" --Kirkus In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nations... (read more)

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Going Driftless: Life Lessons from the Heartland for Unraveling Times
Going Driftless: Life Lessons from the Heartland for Unraveling Times
by Stephen Lyons
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Going Driftless is a book that explores a whole world within a world in the upper Midwest and looks at the nostalgia of small towns and local living (eating, shopping, etc.) — and asks how does it work and what lessons can we learn from it.... (read more)

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