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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird

by Phillip Hoose

The tragedy of extinction is explained through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and of those who tried to possess it, paint it, shoot it, sell it, and, in a last-ditch effort,...


Mission: Save the Planet

by Sally Ride & Tam O'Shaughnessy

PRACTICAL STEPS TO SAVE THE PLANET

A how-to companion packed with simple things kids can do to have an impact.

From simple measures like turning off the water while you brush your teeth, to bigger challenges like...


Mission: Planet Earth

by Sally Ride & Tam O'Shaughnessy

From an American hero and dedicated scientist: A compelling introduction to the changes taking place in Earth's climate, written for the audience that matters most to our planet's future.

Beginning with Sally...


Summary & Study Guide - Rise of the Necrofauna

by Lee Tang

The Truth About De-Extinction

The must-read summary of “Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction,“ by Britt Wray.

Necrofauna is a term used by futurist Alex Steffen to refer...


The Politics of Nuclear Energy in Western Europe

by Wolfgang C. Muller & Paul W. Thurner

This volume investigates nuclear energy policies in Western Europe over the entire post-war period, but with special attention to the two most recent decades. The comparative analytical perspective draws on...


Profits and Sustainability

by Geoffrey Jones

Are profits and sustainability compatible? This book brings unique perspectives to this key debate by exploring the history of green entrepreneurship since the nineteenth century, and its spread globally in...


Little Loon

by Fran Hodgkins & Karel Hayes

Little Loon traces the birth and first summer of a loon chick on a New England lake, ending with the loon’s migration for the winter. Readers follow along as the baby loon grows and discovers the world around...


Building Bottom-up Health and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes

by Emily Ying Yang Chan

As a backdrop of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030), the United Nations pointed out that more than 6 million children still died before the age of five by 2015. At least 1.8 billion people...


Ava Dreams of Water

by Nancy Moss & Sara McCall Ephron

Everyone needs clean water, yet 800 million people in the world don't have access to it.

At school, Ava learns of a village, deep in the rainforest, which lacks clean water. Later that night, Ava dreams about visiting...


What Was The Dust Bowl? Environment and Society | Children's Environment Books

by Baby Professor

The Dust Bowl was one of the worst natural disasters in the US fueled by man’s lack of ignorance on how nature works. The purpose of this book is not to display such ignorance but to make sure that the Dust...


National Geographic Kids Chapters: Danger on the Mountain: True Stories of Extreme Adventures! (National Geographic Kids Chapters)

by Gregg Treinish, Kitson Jazynka & National Geographic Kids

Accomplished outdoor explorer Gregg Treinish loves adventure! Whether it's spending two years hiking the remote and perilously high Andes Mountains or coming face to face with wolverines, lynx,...


A Dictionary of Disaster Management

by Olivier Rubin & Rasmus Dahlberg

A Dictionary of Disaster Management offers over 200 terms covering different disasters from a social science perspective, brining together insights from many different disciplines including sociology, political...


National Geographic Kids Chapters: Monster Fish!: True Stories of Adventures With Animals (National Geographic Kids Chapters)

by Zeb Hogan, Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld & National Geographic Kids

For Zeb Hogan, bigger is better – especially when it comes to fish. From sawfish to alligator gars to giant stingrays, Zeb's on a mission to save the world's freshwater giants. In this cool Chapter book, you'll...


A Supplementary Dictionary of Transport Studies

by Helen Roby

Over 150 entries that clearly define and describe essential terms relating to the academic area of transport studies. This primarily includes technical vocabulary from the field, and not terms in everyday use....


A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

by Helen Roby

A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability consists of 600 A to Z entries relating to these subjects, including the terms associated with fossil- and nuclear-fuelled energy systems; renewable...


A Dictionary of Ecology

The Maine Woods

by Henry David Thoureau

The Maine Woods is classic Thoreau: a personal story of exterior and interior discoveries in a natural setting–all conveyed in taut, masterly prose. Thoreau’s evocative renderings of the life of the primitive...


A Bear's Life

by Nicholas Read & Ian McAllister

Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear's Life uses Ian McAllister's stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the...


Deep Roots

by Nikki Tate

Most of us see trees every day, and too often we take them for granted. Trees provide us with everything from food, fuel and shelter to oxygen and filtered water. Deep Roots celebrates the central role trees...


Pocket Change

by Michelle Mulder

Until a few hundred years ago, people were embarrassed to buy bread in a store. Families took pride in making almost everything they owned. These days, many people take pride in buying as much as possible! New...