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Wilderness and the American Mind: Fifth Edition

by Roderick Frazier Nash & Char Miller

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...


Social-Ecological Resilience and Law

by Ahjond S. Garmestani & Craig R. Allen

Environmental law envisions ecological systems as existing in an equilibrium state, or a “balance of nature,” reinforcing a rigid legal framework unable to absorb rapid environmental changes and innovations...


Overboard!: A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival

by Michael J. Tougias

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet.

In May 2005, Tom Tighe, captain of a forty-five-foot-long...


Natural Resource Administration: Wildlife, Fisheries, Forests and Parks

by Donald W. Sparling

Natural Resource and Wildlife Administration presents a clear perspective on natural resource administration in North America, how it developed, how it is currently structured, and where it might be heading....


Ohio Hill Country: A Rewoven Landscape

by Carolyn Platt

A fascinating survey of the geologic, environmental, and human history of southeastern OhioThe southeastern third of Ohio is quite different from the flat or gently rolling portions of the state, differing in...


Natural Resource Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods: Development Challenges in an Era of Globalization

by Emma Gilberthorpe & Gavin Hilson

This book provides an extended analysis of how resource extraction projects stimulate social, cultural and economic change in indigenous communities. Through a range of case studies, including open cast mining,...


Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability: Synergies and divergences

by Christian Brannstrom & Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and...


Robbing the Bees

by Holley Bishop

"Honey has been waiting almost ten million years for a good biography," writes Holley Bishop. Bees have been making this food on Earth for hundreds of millennia, but we humans started recording our fascination...


Botanical Essays from Kent: Some Botanical Features of a University Town in Ohio

by David E. Boufford, Tom S. Cooperrider & Hope Taft

A leading Ohio botanist reflects on Kent's remarkable floraDuring the latter half of the twentieth century, the world witnessed the rise of the modern environmental movement. Chronicling this significant occurrence...


Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

by David Sedlak

Turn on the faucet, and water pours out. Pull out the drain plug, and the dirty water disappears. Most of us give little thought to the hidden systems that bring us water and take it away when we’re done with...


Gene Everlasting: A Contrary Farmer's Thoughts on Living Forever

by Gene Logsdon

Author Gene Logsdon-whom Wendell Berry once called "the most experienced and best observer of agriculture we have"-has a notion: That it is a little easier for gardeners and farmers to accept death than the...


The Biggle Garden Book: Vegetables, Small Fruits and Flowers for Pleasure and Profit

by Jacob Biggle

When The Biggle Garden Book was first published in 1908, most people were in the habit of raising their own food and flowers. Jacob Biggle felt that a gardener’s success had to do with willpower and passion...


The Biggle Berry Book: Small Fruit Facts from Bud to Box Conserved into Understandable Form

by Jacob Biggle

“The only just and true way for an honorable and manly man is to grow them, and let everybody about the place have all he can eat. For the berry comes from the garden to the table in tempting and presentable...


The Maine Woods

by Henry David Thoreau & Richard F. Fleck

Posthumously published in 1864, The Maine Woods depicts Henry David Thoreau's experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author's transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature. This...


Wild Again: The Struggle to Save the Black-Footed Ferret

by David S. Jachowski

This engaging personal account of one of America's most contested wildlife conservation campaigns has as its central character the black-footed ferret. Once feared extinct, and still one of North America's rarest...


Resource Physiology of Conifers: Acquisition, Allocation, and Utilization

by William K. Smith, Thomas M. Hinckley & Jacques Roy

Coniferous forests are among the most important of ecosystems. These forests are widespread and influence both the financial and biological health of our globe. This book focuses attention on conifers and how...


Sharing Nature's Interest: Ecological Footprints as an Indicator of Sustainability

by Nicky Chambers, Craig Simmons & Mathis Wackernagel

Ecological footprinting is rapidly being adopted as an effective and practical way to measure our impact on the environment - in both large- and small-scale planning and development. This is an introduction...


50 Simple Steps to Kick Our Oil Habit

by The Green Patriot Working Group

With "50 Simple Steps to Kick America's Oil Habit", the goal of the Green Patriot Working Group is to initiate the next oil boycott--when America tells the world that it doesn't need oil anymore from unfriendly,...


50 Simple Steps to Save the Earth from Global Warming

by The Green Patriot Working Group

Today, many Americans are concerned about global warming. According to a March 2007 MSNBC poll, 86% of Americans believe global warming is a critical or important threat, and according to an April 2007 ABC News/The...


Forests: Reasons to be Hopeful

by Liao Bill & Tutu Desmond

This captivating book simply and engagingly captures the vital role forests play in combating the effects of climate change. The reasons for the current and historical demise of the forest are clearly outlined,...