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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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Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beauty to the World
by Paul Hawken
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Feeling crushed beneath the weight of ominous news, borderline-apocalyptic statistics, and global warming alerts that offer no recourse but panic? Paul Hawken's Blessed Unrest is the book you've been waiting for. Here is a call to arms with concrete... (read more)

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Thinking in Systems: A Primer
Thinking in Systems: A Primer
by Donella Meadows
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In the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller, Limits to Growth--the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet-- Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis... (read more)

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Crossing the Next Meridian
Crossing the Next Meridian
by Charles F. Wilkinson
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In "Crossing the Next Meridian," Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come. He examines the... (read more)

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The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table
by Tracie McMillan
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When award-winning (and working-class) journalist Tracie McMillan saw foodies swooning over $9 organic tomatoes, she couldn’t help but wonder: What about the rest of us? Why do working Americans eat the way we do? And what can we do to change it... (read more)

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Ecotopia
Ecotopia
by Ernest Callenbach
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Ecotopia was founded when northern California, Oregon, and Washington seceded from the Union to create a "stable-state" ecosystem: the perfect balance between human beings and the environment. Now, twenty years later, the isolated, mysterious Ecotopia... (read more)

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The Control of Nature
The Control of Nature
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The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to control nature.... (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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The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism (Studies in Environment & History)
The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the Rise of American Environmentalism (Studies in Environment & History)
by Adam Ward Rome
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This is the first scholarly history of efforts to reduce the environmental costs of suburban development in the United States. The book offers a new account of two of the most important historical events since 1945 - the mass migration to the suburbs and... (read more)

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Igniting a Revolution: Voices in Defense of Mother Earth
Igniting a Revolution: Voices in Defense of Mother Earth
by Steven Best
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Cultural Writing. As the destruction of nature reaches new extremes, resistance becomes ever more militant. IGNITING A REVOLUTION is an anthology featuring a range of voices- from academics to armed revolutionaries- that explore this new form of... (read more)

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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
by Raleigh Briggs
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Proof that good things come in small packages, Make Your Place packs a wealth of DIY know-how into a pocket-sized paperback. Hand-written and illustrated by Raleigh Briggs, this compendium of tutorials for non-toxic cleaning, natural body care, and... (read more)

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Race for What's Left (12 Edition)
Race for What's Left (12 Edition)
by Michael T. Klare
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"As Michael Klare makes clear in this powerful book, the heads of our corporate empires have decided to rip apart the planet in one last burst of profiteering. If you want to understand the next decade, I fear you better read this book."---Bill McKibben,... (read more)

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Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution
by Paul Hawken and Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
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This groundbreaking book reveals how today's global businesses can be both environmentally responsible and highly profitable.... (read more)

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Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World
Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World
by Bruce Lourie
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How do I get this stuff out of me? Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith, two of North America's environmental leaders, have been asked this question on an almost daily basis since the publication of their runaway international bestseller, Slow Death by Rubber... (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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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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Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
by Marc Reisner
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"Beautifully written and meticulously researched."—St. Louis Post-Dispatch. This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation in the American West.... (read more)

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Life Support : Environment and Human Health (02 Edition)
Life Support : Environment and Human Health (02 Edition)
by Michael Mccally
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andlt;Pandgt;Life Support brings together the best medical information available on the implications for human health of the global environmental crisis. Written by prominent physicians and public health experts who see environmental degradation as a... (read more)

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Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
by Dan Fagin
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The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition... (read more)

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Foxfire 4 (Foxfire)
Foxfire 4 (Foxfire)
by Eliot Wigginton
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