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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth—to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things... (read more)

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A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
A Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
by Aldo Leopold
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This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century. First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times... (read more)

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The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River
The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River
by Richard White
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The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. In this pioneering study, White explores the relationship between the natural history of the Columbia River and the human... (read more)

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Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace
by Vandana Shiva
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  A leading voice in the struggle for global justice, Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental activist and physicist. In Earth Democracy, Shiva updates the struggles she helped bring to international attention—against genetic food... (read more)

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes. Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions,... (read more)

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Food Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer -- And What You Can Do about It: A Participant Guide
Food Inc.: How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer -- And What You Can Do about It: A Participant Guide
by Karl Weber
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Food, Inc. is guaranteed to shake up our perceptions of what we eat. This powerful documentary deconstructing the corporate food industry in America was hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “more than a terrific movie—its an important movie.”... (read more)

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Five Acres and Independence
Five Acres and Independence
by M G Kains
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This classic of the back-to-the-land movement is packed with solid, timeless information. Written by a renowned horticulturist, it has taught generations how to make their land self-sufficient, with explanations of organic farming techniques and reliable... (read more)

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The World without Us
The World without Us
by Alan Weisman
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"Let us try a creative experiment," Alan Weisman proposes on page three: If humans disappeared from earth, what would happen? To your home, for example. To our cities, farms, and oceans. To the animals that remain. Or to the billion tons of plastic we'd... (read more)

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Material World : Global Family Portrait (94 Edition)
Material World : Global Family Portrait (94 Edition)
by Peter (photographer) Menzel
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We are witnessing the emergence of a unified world economy, as exemplified by NAFTA and GATT, that will, in theory, make goods available at cheaper prices, create new jobs throughout the world, raise standards of living, and benefit the average family... (read more)

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (P.S.)
by William Kamkwamba
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William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger. But William had read about windmills, and he dreamed of building one that would bring to his small... (read more)

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The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
The Urban Homestead: Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City
by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen
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From the creators of the urban homestead blog HomeGrownEvolution.com comes this thorough and accessible manual to self-sufficient city living. Whatever your desired skill — beekeeping, dumpster diving, greywater, vermiculture, lacto-fermentation... (read more)

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Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World (Bioneers)
Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World (Bioneers)
by Michael Stone
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"The Center for Ecoliteracy is at the forefront of a movement teaching us to find connections in seemingly disjointed problems, perceive patterns instead of pieces, and design communities based on the interrelatedness of all life. This important book... (read more)

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Eaarth
Eaarth
by Bill McKibben
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Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change is not... (read more)

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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
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The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food... (read more)

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Welfare Ranching: The Subsidized Destruction of the American West
Welfare Ranching: The Subsidized Destruction of the American West
by George Wuerthner
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With more than 175 powerful photographs, Welfare Ranching vividly illustrates the difference between lands appropriated for livestock production and the spectacular deserts, grasslands, and forests that have been protected from its shattering effects... (read more)

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Ecotopia Emerging
Ecotopia Emerging
by Ernest Callenbach
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Fiction. This prequel to ECOTOPIA is a multi-stranded novel that dramatizes the rise and triumph of a powerful American movement to preserve the earth as a safe, habitable environment. Its heroine is a brash and brilliant high school student who invents... (read more)

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First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement
First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement
by Benjamin Kline
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First Along the River provides students with a balanced, historical perspective on the history of the environmental movement in relation to major social and political events in U.S. history, from the pre-colonial era to the present. The book highlights... (read more)

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Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking
Mindfully Green: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking
by Stephanie Kaza
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With all the attention on living sustainably, the one thing missing from the conversation is how to find a personal connection with green living that will sustain us on our green path. While practical approaches to an eco-responsible lifestyle offer... (read more)

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
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True or false: One out of every four items for sale in the average American supermarket contains corn? (Think, think, think...) Believe it or not, it's true. If this unsettles you — or just plain doesn't make sense — pick up a copy of Michael Pollan... (read more)

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Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA
Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA
by E. G. Vallianatos
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Imagine walking into a restaurant and finding chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides, or neonicotinoid insecticides listed in the description of your entree. They may not be printed in the menu, but many are in your food. These are a few of the literally... (read more)

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