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Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit
by Vandana Shiva
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While draught and desertification are intensifying around the world, corporations are aggressively converting free-flowing water into bottled profits. The water wars of the twenty-first century may match—or even surpass—the oil wars of the... (read more)

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No Way Home: The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations
No Way Home: The Decline of the World's Great Animal Migrations
by David S. Wilcove
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Animal migration is a magnificent sight: a mile-long blanket of cranes rising from a Nebraska river and filling the sky; hundreds of thousands of wildebeests marching across the Serengeti; a blaze of orange as millions of monarch butterflies spread... (read more)

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Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires
Tending Fire: Coping with America's Wildland Fires
by Stephen Pyne
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The wildfires that spread across Southern California in the fall of 2003 were devastating in their scale-twenty-two deaths, thousands of homes destroyed and many more threatened, hundreds of thousands of acres burned. What had gone wrong? And why, after... (read more)

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Markets and the Environment
Markets and the Environment
by Nathaniel O Keohane
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Markets and the Environment is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a topic of central importance in understanding a wide range of environmental issues and policy approaches. It offers a clear overview of the fundamentals of environmental... (read more)

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The Empty Ocean: Plundering the World's Marine Life
The Empty Ocean: Plundering the World's Marine Life
by Richard Ellis
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In The Empty Ocean, acclaimed author and artist Richard Ellis tells the story of our continued plunder of life in the sea and weighs the chances for its recovery. Through fascinating portraits of a wide array of creatures, he introduces us to the many... (read more)

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Restoring the Pacific Northwest: The Art and Science of Ecological Restoration in Cascadia
Restoring the Pacific Northwest: The Art and Science of Ecological Restoration in Cascadia
by Dean Apostol and Marcia Sinclair
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The Pacific Northwest is a global ecological "hotspot" because of its relatively healthy native ecosystems, a high degree of biodiversity, and the number and scope of restoration initiatives that have been undertaken there. Restoring the Pacific... (read more)

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Scorched Earth : How Fires of Yellowstone Changed America (07 Edition)
Scorched Earth : How Fires of Yellowstone Changed America (07 Edition)
by Rocky Baker
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In 1988, forest fires raged in Yellowstone National Park, destroying more than a million acres. As the nation watched the land around Old Faithful burn, a longstanding conflict over fire management reached a fever pitch. Should the U.S. Park and Forest... (read more)

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Old Fields: Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
Old Fields: Dynamics and Restoration of Abandoned Farmland (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
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Land abandonment is increasing as human influence on the globe intensifies and various ecological, social, and economic factors conspire to force the cessation of agriculture and other forms of land management. The “old fields” that result... (read more)

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Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy
Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy
by Jay Inslee and Bracken Hendricks
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In 1961, President John F. Kennedy ignited America's Apollo Project and sparked a revolution in space exploration. Today the New Apollo Energy Project is poised to revolutionize the production of energy and thereby save our planet. The nation that built... (read more)

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The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
by Greg Pahl
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National Tour, Radio Satellite Tour, Off-the-Book-Page Coverage, On-line Advertising, Consumer Mail Campaign, Green Living Organization Outreach. $20,000 promotional budget.... (read more)

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Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth (World as Home)
Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth (World as Home)
by Bill McKibben
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Divided into three sections, Hope, Human and Wild profiles the efforts of three caring communities to preserve wilderness and reverse environmental devastation. They include the reforestation of McKibbens home territory, New Yorks Adirondack Mountains... (read more)

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The Devil and the Disappearing Sea: Or, How I Tried to Stop the World's Worst Ecological Catastrophe
The Devil and the Disappearing Sea: Or, How I Tried to Stop the World's Worst Ecological Catastrophe
by Rob Ferguson
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Environmental crisis, post-Soviet dysfunction, international intrigue, Silk Road history and an unsolved murder - this darkly comic true-crime memoir reads like a novel and is packed with pleasing details for the non-fiction reader.... (read more)

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Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed
Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed
by Alan Rabinowitz
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Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by The New York Times, Alan Rabinowitz has devotedand#151;and riskedand#151;his life to protect natureand#8217;s great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in search of wild... (read more)

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ACT III in Patagonia: People and Wildlife
ACT III in Patagonia: People and Wildlife
by William Conway
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Patagonia. The name connotes the exotic and a distance that seems nearly mythical. Tucked toward the toe of South America, this largely unsettled landscape is among the most varied and breathtaking in the world-aching in its beauty as it sweeps from the... (read more)

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Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy
Parks and Carrying Capacity: Commons Without Tragedy
by Robert E. Manning
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How much can we use the environment without spoiling what we find so valuable about it? Determining the carrying capacity of parks and related areas is a perennial question whose urgency grows each year as the number of visits continues to increase... (read more)

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Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
by Brian Walker and David Salt
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Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the... (read more)

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Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors
by J. William Thompson and Kim Sorvig
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Published at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Sustainable Landscape Construction took a new approach to what was then a nearly new subject: how to construct outdoor environments based on principles of sustainability. This enormously... (read more)

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High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxins, and Human Health
High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxins, and Human Health
by Elizabeth Grossman
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An environmental journalist reveals that digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie toxic materials that make up the bits and bytes, a complex thicket of lead, mercury, cadmium, plastics, and a host of... (read more)

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Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply
by Vandana Shiva
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Contents Introduction Chapter 1 The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply Chapter 2 Soy Imperialism and the Destruction of Local Food Cultures Chapter 3 The Stolen Harvest Under the Sea Chapter 4 Mad Cows and Sacred Cows Chapter 5 The Stolen Harvest of... (read more)

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Scorched Earth: How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America
Scorched Earth: How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America
by Rocky Barker
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In 1988, forest fires raged in Yellowstone National Park, destroying more than a million acres. As the nation watched the land around Old Faithful burn, a longstanding conflict over fire management reached a fever pitch. Should the U.S. Park and Forest... (read more)

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