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All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
by David Gessner
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Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, the award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists--from... (read more)

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The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy
by Lester R. Brown
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The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As oil insecurity deepens, the extraction risks of fossil fuels rise, and concerns about climate instability cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new world... (read more)

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Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels
Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels
by Richard Heinberg
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Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much... (read more)

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Money Trees: The Douglas Fir and American Forestry, 1900-1944
Money Trees: The Douglas Fir and American Forestry, 1900-1944
by Emily K. Brock
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Around the start of the last century, the forests of the Pacific Northwest were viewed as dynamic sites of industrial production, and also as natural landscapes of ecological integrity. These competing visions arose as the nationandrsquo;s professional... (read more)

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The United States of Excess: Gluttony and the Dark Side of American Exceptionalism
The United States of Excess: Gluttony and the Dark Side of American Exceptionalism
by Robert Paarlberg
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Compared to other wealthy countries, America stands out as a gluttonous over-consumer of both food and fuel. The United States boasts an obesity prevalence double the industrial world average, and per capita carbon emissions twice the average for Europe.... (read more)

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Finding the Plot: 100 Graves to Visit Before You Die
Finding the Plot: 100 Graves to Visit Before You Die
by Ann Treneman
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"The most fun I have ever had with dead bodies."—Bill Bryson In this riveting and often hilarious book—part travelogue and part social history—Ann Treneman visits the most interesting graves in Britain. You'll meet prime ministers, queens... (read more)

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Garden Wildlife Manual: The Complete Guide to Attracting Wildlife Into Your Garden (Haynes Manuals)
Garden Wildlife Manual: The Complete Guide to Attracting Wildlife Into Your Garden (Haynes Manuals)
by Gerard Cheshire
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The Garden Wildlife Manual is the definitive guide to providing your garden with microhabitats and wildlife, showing that with a little thought and effort you can improve your own piece of the environment, however small. This highly practical book... (read more)

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Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel
Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel
by Bob Armantrout
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Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it can't save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduce your... (read more)

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Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun Is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America, and Saving the Planet
Sun Power: How Energy from the Sun Is Changing Lives Around the World, Empowering America, and Saving the Planet
by Neville Williams
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1 SOLAR REVOLUTION? 1979 "Why arent we using solar energy here in America?" I have been asked whenever Ive spoken about solar electricity in the developing world, where it is the only source of power for millions of people with no access to electricity... (read more)

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
by Dan Barber
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“Not since Michael Pollan has such a powerful storyteller emerged to reform American food.” —The Washington Post Todays optimistic farm-to-table food culture has a dark secret: the local food movement has failed to change how we eat. It... (read more)

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Planet Dialectics: Explorations in Environment and Development (Zed Books - Critique. Influence. Change)
Planet Dialectics: Explorations in Environment and Development (Zed Books - Critique. Influence. Change)
by Wolfgang Sachs
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Amid the hubbub of daily life and the seemingly endless bounty of capitalism, its easy to forget that all human action must be played out within our planets limitations. Any hope of infinity—of infinite growth, infinite prosperity, and the like—... (read more)

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Breathing Space: The Natural and Unnatural History of Air
Breathing Space: The Natural and Unnatural History of Air
by Mark Everard
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Air is vital to human existence—it protects us from radiation, maintains climate and weather patterns, disperses seeds and pollen, and serves as an alternative energy source. Despite all of this, air remains neglected in environmental policy, with... (read more)

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Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment
Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment
by Denis Hayes
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From leading ecology advocates, a revealing look at our dependence on cows and a passionate appeal for sustainable living.... (read more)

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Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World
Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World
by Jonathan Mingle
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A thousand years ago in a Himalayan valley, the village of Kumik was founded. For generations, Kumik villagers survived by learning to cultivate their mountain terrain, drawing from the waters of the glacier and snows above the... (read more)

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Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet
Coal Wars: The Future of Energy and the Fate of the Planet
by Richard Martin
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Since the late 18th century, when it emerged as a source of heating and, later, steam power, coal has brought untold benefits to mankind. Even today, coal generates almost 45 percent of the worlds power. Our modern technological society would be... (read more)

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Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives
Who Rules the Earth?: How Social Rules Shape Our Planet and Our Lives
by Paul F. Steinberg
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Worldwide, half a million people die from air pollution each year — more than perish in all wars combined. One in every five mammal species on the planet is threatened with extinction. Our climate is warming, our forests are in decline, and every... (read more)

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Physiological Regulation (Natural History of the Crustacea)
Physiological Regulation (Natural History of the Crustacea)
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The Crustacea is one of the dominant invertebrate groups, displaying staggering diversity in form and function, and spanning the full spectrum of Earth's environments. Crustaceans are increasingly used as model organisms in all fields of biology, as few... (read more)

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
by Peter Ward
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"A provocative look at the history of our living planet. Ward offers a distinct perspective and argues strongly that the only intelligent choice is to manage ourselves and the environment. The Medea Hypothesis will cause anyone who cares about the... (read more)

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Conservation Directory 2015: The Guide to Worldwide Environmental Organizations
Conservation Directory 2015: The Guide to Worldwide Environmental Organizations
by Federation
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The authority on natural resource use and management agencies around the world. Do you want to take action to protect Earths environment? Are you interested in learning more about wildlife conservation and environmental groups? The Conservation Directory... (read more)

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After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans
After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans
by Ben A. (edt) Minteer
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From John Muir to David Brower, from the creation of Yellowstone National Park to the Endangered Species Act, environmentalism in America has always had close to its core a preservationist ideal. Generations have been inspired by its ethosandmdash;to... (read more)

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