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  • How to Do Nothing

    Resisting the Attention Economy

    by 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

  • Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss

    Exposing the unseen environmental consequences of rampant sprawl, Pittman and Waite explain how wetland protection creates the illusion of environmental protection while doing little to stem the tide of destruction. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Europe

    A Natural History

    by Tim Flannery ...
    A tale of cave bears and comet strikes and a hundred million years of history by the bestselling author of Here on Earth: “Marvelous.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)In Europe: A Natural History, world-renowned scientist, explorer, and conservationist Tim Flannery applies the eloquent interdisciplinary approach he used in his ecological histories of Australia and North America to the story of ... Read more

    $13.09 USD $1.99 USD

  • Snowflakes Over The Starfish Café

    The BRAND NEW winter release from Jessica Redland for 2021

    **'Heartbreakingly moving and yet beautifully uplifting, I cried for all the right reasons!' Jo Bartlett'I fell in love with this story from page one.' Helen J Rolfe'Achingly poignant, yet full of hope - You will fall in love with this beautiful Christmas story' Sandy Barker**'A tender love story, full of sweet touches and beautiful characters.' Beth MoranWelcome to The Starfish Café - where you ... Read more

    $4.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • Stolen Water

    Saving the Everglades from Its Friends, Foes, and Florida

    A riotous journey through America's most controversial, beautifully unapproachable, and abused wilderness -- the Florida Everglades.In December 2000, President Clinton signed into law a $7.8 billion restoration plan for the Everglades that garnered national attention and has since become America's touchstone for environmental issues. Enter W. Hodding Carter, a man already bemused by the state of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Crossing the Bay of Bengal

    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

  • Wild Souls

    Freedom and Flourishing in the Non-Human World

    by 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

  • The Snow Leopard Project

    And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation

    by 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

  • 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 $3.99 USD

  • Changes in the Land

    Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England

    Winner of the Francis Parkman PrizeChanges in the Land offers an original and persuasive interpretation of the changing circumstances in New England's plant and animal communities that occurred with the shift from Indian to European dominance. With the tools of both historian and ecologist, Cronon constructs an interdisciplinary analysis of how the land and the people influenced one another, and ... Read more

    $11.99 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

  • Late Victorian Holocausts

    El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World

    by Mike Davis ...
    Bestselling, magisterial melding of global environmental history and global political history. Winner of the World History Association Book Award.Examining a series of El Niño-induced droughts and the famines that they spawned around the globe in the last third of the 19th century, Mike Davis discloses the intimate, baleful relationship between imperial arrogance and natural incident that combined ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The World We Create

    A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril

    Since the dawn of the modern environmental movement, Frances Beinecke has been on its front lines, leading the charge for clean air, fresh water, healthy wildlife and fertile lands. As she prepares to retire as president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, The World We Create captures the story of her remarkable tenure as head of America’s leading environmental advocacy organization and lays ... Read more

    $22.39 USD

  • Lost Feast

    Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food

    by Lenore Newman ...
    “Edifying and entertaining.” — Foreword Reviews, starred reviewTaste Canada Silver Award Winner and finalist for the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada AwardA rollicking exploration of the history and future of our favorite foodsWhen we humans love foods, we love them a lot. In fact, we have often eaten them into extinction, whether it is the megafauna of the Paleolithic world or the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Moral Ground

    Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril

    Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries-theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers-to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation and global climate change, scientific knowledge alone ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Power Trip

    The Story of America's Love Affair with Energy

    by Amanda Little ...
    Power Trip is an adventurous, wonk-free, big-picture, solutions-oriented narrative by leading young journalist Amanda Little that maps out the history and future of America’s energy addiction. Infused with next-generation candor and optimism, Power Trip examines the ways in which oil and coal have shaped America as an international superpower—even as they posed political and environmental dangers ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Applied Wildlife Habitat Management

    series Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Service Series
    This introductory textbook to wildlife habitat ecology and management offers students and practitioners the basic tools to understand, plan, implement, measure, analyze, and document efforts to improve habitat for wildlife.Providing a step-by-step guide that is adaptable to a range of environmental settings, the authors first lay out the ecological principles applicable to any project. They then ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Ecological Design, Tenth Anniversary Edition

    Ecological Design is a landmark volume that helped usher in an exciting new era in green design and sustainability planning. Since its initial publication in 1996, the book has been critically important in sparking dialogue and triggering collaboration across spatial scales and design professions in pursuit of buildings, products, and landscapes with radically decreased environmental impacts. This ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Climate Action Challenge: A Proven Plan for Launching Your Eco-Initiative in 90 Days

    Start your own environmental team and make a real difference...in 90 days!Are you worried about climate change, pollution, and environmental justice, but just haven't been able to figure out how to make a real difference?Do you feel like you've been spinning your wheels joining big committees, signing petitions, or donating to large organizations, but don't see your efforts getting real results?Is ... Read more

    $13.95 USD

  • Hunting Nature's Fury

    A Storm Chaser's Obsession with Tornadoes, Hurricanes, and other Natural Disasters

    Each year, at least 1,200 tornadoes batter the United States. While most occur in Tornado Alley--a vast, weather-beaten swath of middle America-in truth, tornadoes can occur almost anywhere. And where there are tornadoes, there are storm chasers. They come in all shapes and sizes, from hobbyists to researchers to professional chasers. There is one, however, who stands well above the rest: Roger ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Nine Lives

    Death and Life in New Orleans

    by Dan Baum ...
    The hidden history of the haunted and beloved city of New Orleans, told through the intersecting lives of nine remarkable characters.“Nine Lives is stunning work. Dan Baum has immersed himself in New Orleans, the most fascinating city in the United States, and illuminated it in a way that is as innovative as Tom Wolfe on hot rods and Truman Capote on a pair of murderers. Full of stylistic ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Coming of Age at the End of Nature

    A Generation Faces Living on a Changed Planet

    Coming of Age at the End of Nature explores a new kind of environmental writing. This powerful anthology gathers the passionate voices of young writers who have grown up in an environmentally damaged and compromised world. Each contributor has come of age since Bill McKibben foretold the doom of humanity’s ancient relationship with a pristine earth in his prescient 1988 warning of climate change, ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Tools for Grassroots Activists

    Best Practices for Success in the Environmental Movement

    For over twenty years, Patagonia has organized a Tools Conference, where experts provide practical training to help make activists more effective. Now Patagonia has captured Tools’ best wisdom and advice into a book, creating a resource for any organization hoping to hone core skills like campaign and communication strategy, grassroots organizing, and lobbying as well as working with business, ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • What Stands in a Storm

    A True Story of Love and Resilience in the Worst Superstorm in History

    by Kim Cross ...
    Enter the eye of the storm in this gripping real-life thriller—A Perfect Storm on land—that chronicles America’s biggest tornado outbreak since the beginning of recorded weather: a horrific three-day superstorm with 358 separate tornadoes touching down in twenty-one states and destroying entire towns.April 27, 2011 was the climax of a three-day superstorm that unleashed terror from Arkansas to New ... Read more

    $12.99 USD