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  • The Hidden World of the Fox

    by Adele Brand ...
    Discover the hidden world of the fox, as beautifully revealed by an acclaimed ecologist who has studied foxes for two decades across four continents“An ode to this familiar yet mysterious creature. … The sight of foxes can lift Brand's prose into poetry. ... **By turns lyrical, salty, funny and scholarly.****” —**New York Times Book ReviewThe fox. For thousands of years my... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Sand County Almanac:With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

    With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

    by Aldo Leopold ...
    Series series Galaxy Books
    First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, the book includes a section on the monthly changes of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Underland: A Deep Time Journey

    **National Bestseller • New York Times "100 Notable Books of the Year" • NPR "Favorite Books of 2019" • Guardian "100 Best Books of the 21st Century" • Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award"Mesmerizing…Underland is a portal of light in dark times." —Terry Tempest Williams, New York Times Book Review**In Underland, Robert Macfarlane delivers an epic exploration of the Earth’s underworlds as ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Poisoned

    How a Crime-Busting Prosecutor Turned His Medical Mystery into a Crusade for Environmental Victims

    by Alan Bell ...
    After years of prosecuting hard-core criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida’s newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected he’d been poisoned by the Mafia. Bell’s rapidly declining health forced him to flee his glamorous Miami life to a sterile “bubble” in the remote Arizona desert.As his career and marriage ... Read more

    $16.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • A Native Plant Propagation Guide And Nursery Model

    For Gardeners, Activists, and Professionals in the Eastern U.S.

    This eBook is designed to empower individuals, businesses, non-profits, and public organizations to grow high quality native plants for their projects in support of biodiversity and restoration. The 13 Chapter eBook is sectioned off into 3 parts; Part 1. A Native Nursery Model, Part 2. Native Plant Propagation, Part 3. Sales, Installation and Native Plant Horticultural Guidance. Due to the amount ... Read more

    $18.50 USD

  • Toxic Histories

    Poison and Pollution in Modern India

    by David Arnold ...
    Series series Science in History
    Toxic Histories combines social, scientific, medical and environmental history to demonstrate the critical importance of poison and pollution to colonial governance, scientific authority and public anxiety in India between the 1830s and 1950s. Against the background of India's 'poison culture' and periodic 'poison panics', David Arnold considers why many familiar substances came to be regarded ... Read more

    $34.99 USD

  • The Song of the Dodo

    Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

    by David Quammen ...
    “Compulsively readable—a masterpiece, maybe the masterpiece of science journalism.” —Bill McKibben, AudubonA brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope and far-reaching in its message, The Song of the Dodo is a crucial book in precarious times. Through personal observation, scientific theory, and history, David Quammen examines the mysteries of evolution and extinction and radically ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Wilderness and the American Mind

    Fifth Edition

    Roderick Nash’s classic study of changing attitudes toward wilderness during American history, as well as the origins of the environmental and conservation movements, has received wide acclaim since its initial publication in 1967. The Los Angeles Times listed it among the one hundred most influential books published in the last quarter century, Outside Magazine included it in a survey of books ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Silent Spring Revolution

    John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and the Great Environmental Awakening

    New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed presidential historian Douglas Brinkley chronicles the rise of environmental activism during the Long Sixties (1960-1973), telling the story of an indomitable generation that saved the natural world under the leadership of John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon.With the detonation of the Trinity explosion in the New Mexico desert in 1945, ... Read more

    $25.99 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

    $13.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fukushima Futures

    Survival Stories in a Repeatedly Ruined Seascape

    Series series Culture, Place, and Nature
    Both before and after the 2011 "Triple Disaster" of earthquake, tidal wave, and consequent meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, anthropologist Satsuki Takahashi visited nearby communities, collecting accounts of life and livelihoods along the industrialized seascape. The resulting environmental ethnography examines the complex relationship between commercial fishing families and ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Rambunctious Garden

    Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World

    by 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

    $12.99 USD

  • The Climate Book

    The Facts and the Solutions

    **A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWe still have time to change the world. From climate activist Greta Thunberg, comes the essential handbook for making it happen.**You might think it's an impossible task: secure a safe future for life on Earth, at a scale and speed never seen, against all the odds. There is hope—but only if we listen to the science before it's too late.In The Climate Book, Greta ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed

    by John Vaillant ...
    A tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth.When a shattered kayak and camping gear are found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Northwest, they reignite a mystery surrounding a shocking act of protest. Five months earlier, logger-turned-activist Grant Hadwin had plunged naked into a river in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Rainforest Survivors

    Adventures Among Today's Stone Age Jungle Tribes

    by Paul Raffaele ...
    Even in our hyper-connected world, there are tribes scattered across the far reaches of the globe who still live much the same way that their ancestors did thousands of years ago. Having had minimal contact with the outside world, these peoples currently live in harmony and unison with the environment around them. But as technology grows and the human population expands, the way of life of these ... Read more

    $16.99 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

    $22.99 USD

  • Let My People Go Surfing

    The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual

    **"Wonderful . . . a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope." —Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and SteelIn this 10th anniversary edition, Yvon Chouinard—legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.—shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • 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

  • Blood Memory

    The Tragic Decline and Improbable Resurrection of the American Buffalo

    The epic story of the buffalo in America, from prehistoric times to today—a moving and beautifully illustrated work of natural history inspired by the PBS series "American Buffalo"The American buffalo—our nation’s official mammal—is an improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of our most mythic and sometimes heartbreaking tales. The largest land animals in the Western ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Mysteries of the Gobi

    Searching for Wild Camels and Lost Cities in the Heart of Asia

    by John Hare ...
    John Hare is a star author and one of the most well-known explorers of his generation. The Gobi is a perennially fascinating part of the world - a desert that people love to read about. China, the environment/natural world, exploration and discovery: broad and topical appeal.The Gobi is the largest, coldest and driest desert in Asia. Its shifting sands conceal ancient cities, 3,000-year-old ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

  • Guardians of the Valley

    John Muir and the Friendship that Saved Yosemite

    by Dean King ...
    * “We see through this book the immense power of language…to change the minds of lawmakers and tourists alike.” —The New York Times Book Review * “A poignant portrait of an era when mere words could change the world.” —San Francisco Chronicle *The dramatic and uplifting story of legendary outdoorsman and conservationist John Muir’s journey to save Yosemite is “a rich, enjoyable excursion into a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Applied Wildlife Habitat Management

    Series 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

    $8.99 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

    $28.99 USD

  • Eaarth

    Making a Life on a Tough New Planet

    by Bill McKibben ...
    "Read it, please. Straight through to the end. Whatever else you were planning to do next, nothing could be more important." —Barbara KingsolverTwenty 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 only ... Read more

    $11.99 USD