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  • Krakatoa

    The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883

    The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.The legendary annihilation in 1883 of the volcano-island of Krakatoa -- the name has since become a byword for a cataclysmic disaster -- was followed by an Read more

    $13.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Wonders of Life

    Exploring the Most Extraordinary Phenomenon in the Universe

    von Brian Cox
    Serie Wonders Series
    In Wonders of Life: Exploring the Most Extraordinary Force in the Universe, the definitive companion to the Discovery Science Channel series, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover the most complex, diverse, and unique force in the universe: life itself.Through his voyage of discovery, international bestselling author Brian Cox explains how the astonishing inventiveness Read more

    $19.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • How to Do Nothing

    Resisting the Attention Economy

    von Jenny Odell
    ** A New York Times Bestseller **NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Time • The New Yorker • NPR • GQ • Elle • Vulture • Fortune • Boing Boing • The Irish Times • The New York Public Library • The Brooklyn Public Library**"A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging politica... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Salmon Without Rivers

    A History Of The Pacific Salmon Crisis

    "Fundamentally, the salmon's decline has been the consequence of a vision based on flawed assumptions and unchallenged myths.... We assumed we could control the biological productivity of salmon and 'improve' upon natural processes that we didn't even try to understand. We assumed we could have salmon without rivers." --from the introduction From a mountain top where an eagle carries a salmon Read more

    $24.49 USD

  • Becoming Rooted

    One Hundred Days of Reconnecting with Sacred Earth

    von Randy Woodley
    What does it mean to become rooted in the land? How can we become better relatives to our greatest teacher, the Earth? Becoming Rooted invites us to live out a deeply spiritual relationship with the whole community of creation and with Creator.Through meditations and ideas for reflection and action, Randy Woodley, an activist, author, scholar, and Cherokee descendant, recognized by the Keetoowah Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Writing Jamaica: People, Places, Struggles

    von Diana McCaulay
    Diana McCaulay’s newspaper columns, collected in Writing Jamaica: People, Places, Struggles, deliver a fascinating look at Jamaica, far beyond the island’s image as a tourist paradise.  From the white sand beaches of Jamaica’s north coast – Negril, Montego Bay, Oracabessa, Portland – to the sprawling capital city of Kingston, McCaulay fearlessly tackles politics, the environment, relationships Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Exile and Pride

    Disability, Queerness, and Liberation

    First published in 1999, the groundbreaking Exile and Pride is essential to the history and future of disability politics. Eli Clare's revelatory writing about his experiences as a white disabled genderqueer activist/writer established him as one of the leading writers on the intersections of queerness and disability and permanently changed the landscape of disability politics and queer liberation Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Taking the Heat

    How Climate Change Is Affecting Your Mind, Body, and Spirit and What You Can Do About It

    From meteorologist and Peabody Award–winning journalist Bonnie Schneider, an innovative look at how climate change is already threatening our mental and physical health and practical tips for you to tackle these challenges head on.The impacts of climate change have become dire. Rising temperatures, volatile weather, and poor air quality affect our physical and mental health in dangerous new ways. Read more

    $11.99 USD

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  • Ganges

    The Many Pasts of an Indian River

    von Sudipta Sen
    A sweeping, interdisciplinary history of the world’s third-largest river, a potent symbol across South Asia and the Hindu diasporaOriginating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India’s most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to the merchants that Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • The Redemption of Wolf 302

    From Renegade to Yellowstone Alpha Male

    von Rick McIntyre
    Serie The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone #3
    From the renowned wolf researcher and author of The Rise of Wolf 8 and The Reign of Wolf 21 comes a stunning account of an unconventional alpha male.A lover, not a fighter. That was wolf 302. A renegade with an eye for the ladies, 302 was anything but Yellowstone’s perfect alpha male. For starters, he fled from danger. He begged for food from other wolves, ditched females he’d got... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • Hot

    Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

    von Mark Hertsgaard
    An “informative and vividly reported book” that goes beyond the politics of climate change to explore practical ways we can adapt and survive (San Francisco Chronicle).Journalist Mark Hertsgaard has reported on global warming for outlets including the New Yorker, NPR, Time, and Vanity Fair. But it was only after he became a father that he started thinking about the two billion young people Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Crossing the Bay of Bengal

    von Sunil S. Amrith
    For centuries the Bay of Bengal served as a maritime highway between India and China, and as a battleground for European empires, while being shaped by monsoons and human migration. Integrating environmental history and mining a wealth of sources, Sunil S. Amrith offers insights to the many challenges facing Asia in the decades ahead. Read more

    $17.29 USD

  • My Garden World

    the Sunday Times bestseller

    von Monty Don
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & BEST GARDENING BOOKS OF 2020 - Sunday Times**'Every page a joy' NIGEL SLATER'From a very early age I loved the countryside as much as any garden and was fascinated by the life that I saw all around me from trees, wildflowers, birds, insects and mammals. In a sense this book has been over sixty years in gestation. I have kept notebooks and journals ever since I could Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The One-Straw Revolution

    An Introduction to Natural Farming

    Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world. Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Red Alert!

    Saving the Planet with Indigenous Knowledge

    von Daniel Wildcat
    What the world needs today is a good dose of indigenous realism, says Native American scholar Daniel Wildcat in this thoughtful, forward-looking treatise. Red Alert! seeks to debunk the modern myths that humankind is the center of creation. Read more

    $14.29 USD

  • Wild Souls

    Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World

    von Emma Marris
    From an acclaimed environmental writer, a groundbreaking and provocative new vision for our relationships with--and responsibilities toward--the planet's wild animals.Protecting wild animals and preserving the environment are two ideals so seemingly compatible as to be almost inseparable. But in fact, between animal welfare and conservation science there exists a space of underexamined and Read more

    $16.09 USD

  • Terra Preta

    How the World's Most Fertile Soil Can Help Reverse Climate Change and Reduce World Hunger

    Terra preta is the Portuguese name of a type of soil which is thought to have almost miraculous properties. The newspapers are flooded with reports about black gold,” scientists believe that two of the greatest problems facing the world climate change and the hunger crisis - can be solved by it. The beauty of it is that everyone can do something about it because since 2005 the secret of producing Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Cradle to Cradle

    Remaking the Way We Make Things

    A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism"Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to the Industrial Revolution and casts off as much as 90 Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Snow Leopard Project

    And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation

    von Alex Dehgan
    The remarkable story of the heroic effort to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife-and a culture that derives immense pride and a sense of national identity from its natural landscape.Postwar Afghanistan is fragile, volatile, and perilous. It is also a place of extraordinary beauty. Evolutionary biologist Alex Dehgan arrived in the country in 2006 to build the Wildlife Conservation Society's Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Water Will Come

    Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

    von Jeff Goodell
    What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places we live, from our most vibrant, historic cities to our last remaining traditional coastal villages. With each crack in the great ice sheets of the Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Disposable City

    Miami's Future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe

    A deeply reported personal investigation by a Miami journalist examines the present and future effects of climate change in the Magic City -- a watery harbinger for coastal cities worldwide.Miami, Florida, is likely to be entirely underwater by the end of this century. Residents are already starting to see the effects of sea level rise today. From sunny day flooding caused by higher tides to a Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Rambunctious Garden

    Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World

    von Emma Marris
    “Remarkable . . . Emma Marris explores a paradox that is increasingly vexing the science of ecology, namely that the only way to have a pristine wilderness is to manage it intensively.” -The Wall Street JournalA paradigm shift is roiling the environmental world. For decades people have unquestioningly accepted the idea that our goal is to preserve nature in its pristine, pre-human state. But many Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Saving Us

    A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER“An optimistic view on why collective action is still possible—and how it can be realized.” —The New York Times“As far as heroic characters go, I’m not sure you could do better than Katharine Hayhoe.” —Scientific American“It’s not an exaggeration to say that Saving Us is one of the more important books about climate change to have been written.” —The... Read more

    $12.99 USD