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Ecotopia 30TH Anniversary Edition
Ecotopia 30TH Anniversary Edition
by Ernest Callenbach
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This is the 30th Anniversary edition of the classic environmental novel about a future in which a socially and ecologically responsible state is created in the West. The story is told by a reporter who is the first media vistor from the United States... (read more)

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Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
by Storey Books
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Fascinating projects, trusted advice and nearly 1,000 b&w illustrations and photographs crowd every page of this unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living.... (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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Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan may be incapable of uninteresting writing. Discerning and lucid, his works tend to provoke the reader to engage themselves (at least in thought, if not deed) well beyond the final page. Second Nature: A Gardener's Education is Pollan's... (read more)

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All Natural:  A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier
All Natural: A Skeptic's Quest to Discover If the Natural Approach to Diet, Childbirth, Healing, and the Environment Really Keeps Us Healthier and Happier
by Nathanael Johnson
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In this age of climate change, killer germs, and obesity, its easy to feel as if we've fallen out of synch with the global ecosystem. This ecological anxiety has polarized a new generation of Americans: many are drawn to natural solutions and organic... (read more)

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A Language Older Than Words
A Language Older Than Words
by Derrick Jensen
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At once a beautifully poetic memoir and an exploration of the various ways we live in the world, A Language Older Than Words explains violence as a pathology that touches every aspect of our lives and indeed affects all aspects of life on Earth. This... (read more)

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The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture
The Green Boat: Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture
by Mary Pipher
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In Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher offered a paradigm-shattering look at the lives of adolescent women. Now Pipher is back with another ground-breaking examination of everyday life, this time exploring how to conquer our fears about the major environmental... (read more)

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Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture
Radical Homemakers: Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture
by Shannon Hayes
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Mother Nature has shown her hand. Faced with climate change, dwindling resources, and species extinctions, most Americans understand the fundamental steps necessary to solve our global crises-drive less, consume less, increase self-reliance, buy locally,... (read more)

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The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just 1/4 Acre!
The Backyard Homestead: Produce All the Food You Need on Just 1/4 Acre!
by Carleen Madigan
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Put your backyard to work! Enjoy fresher, organic, better-tasting food all the time. The solution is as close as your own backyard. Grow the vegetables and fruits your family loves; keep bees; raise chickens, goats, or even a cow. The Backyard... (read more)

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The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
by John Vaillant
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As vividly as Jon Krakauer put readers on Everest, John Vaillant takes us into the heart of North America's last great forest, where trees grow to eighteen feet in diameter, sunlight never touches the ground, and the chainsaws are always at work... (read more)

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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by William McDonough and Michael Braungart
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"An eco-sustainable manifesto. The next Industrial Revolution will be Green!"... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Long known for her insightful and thought-provoking political journalism, author Elizabeth Kolbert now tackles the controversial and increasingly urgent subject of global warming. In what began as groundbreaking three-part series in the New Yorker, for... (read more)

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Foxfire 4 (Foxfire)
Foxfire 4 (Foxfire)
by Eliot Wigginton
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Fiddle making, spring houses, horse trading, sassafras tea, berry buckets, gardening, and other affairs of plain living are the topics covered in this volume.... (read more)

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American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
American Earth: Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
by Bill McKibben
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As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, writer and activist Bill McKibben offers this unprecedented, provocative, and timely anthology, gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing... (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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Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability (Food, Health, and the Environment)
Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability (Food, Health, and the Environment)
by Alison Hope Alkon
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andlt;Pandgt;Popularized by such best-selling authors as Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, and Eric Schlosser, a growing food movement urges us to support sustainable agriculture by eating fresh food produced on local family farms. But many low-income... (read more)

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My City Was Gone: One American Town's Toxic Secret, Its Angry Band of Locals, and a $700 Million Day in Court
My City Was Gone: One American Town's Toxic Secret, Its Angry Band of Locals, and a $700 Million Day in Court
by Dennis Love
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Powerful and important, My City Was Gone is the cautionary tale of how a hardworking small town was destroyed by the very forces that created it. Anniston, Alabama, was once a thriving industrial hub, home to a Monsanto chemical plant as well as a... (read more)

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The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
by James Howard Kunstler
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James Howard Kunstler's The Long Emergency was an underground hit, going into nine printings of the hardcover edition. His shocking vision for our post-oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders and was the subject of much... (read more)

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The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop It
The Fate of the Species: Why the Human Race May Cause Its Own Extinction and How We Can Stop It
by Fred Guterl
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For all the pessimistic talk about the apocalypse, we still really don't know what humanity's future will ultimately look like. Where will our sea levels be? Will avian flu wipe us off the planet? Will computer viruses throw us into darkness and chaos... (read more)

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The Rain Forests of Home: Profile of a North American Bioregion
The Rain Forests of Home: Profile of a North American Bioregion
by Peter Schoonmaker
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Stretching from the redwoods of California to the vast stands of spruce and hemlock in southeast Alaska, coastal temperate rain forests have been for thousands of years home to one of the highest densities of human settlements on the continent. Given its... (read more)

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