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The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome

by Jim Carrier

In October 1998, one of the most savage storms in Atlantic history cornered a 282-foot passenger sailing ship against an exposed Caribbean coastline. With nowhere to hide and no time to run, Fantome turned to...


The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World's Largest Animal Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


A Place to Walk: A Naturalist's Journal of the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail

by Aleta Karstad

What do experienced field naturalists discover when they explore the heavily populated Lake Ontario shoreline as if they were surveying a wilderness for the first time?


Nature First: Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way

by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander

Friluftsliv is an approach to creating a relationship between humans and nature. Nature First explores ways of applying this wisdom to everyday out-of-doors life.


The Last Stand: A Journey Through the Ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the Niagara Escarpment

by Doug Larson, Peter E. Kelly & Sarah Harmer

An ancient cedar forest exists on the Niagara Escarpment in a highly populated area. This full-colour book reveals the vital importance of this ecosystem to our natural heritage.


Algonquin Wildlife: Lessons in Survival

by Norm Quinn, Cassandra Ward & Dan Strickland

A celebration of the vast array of wildlife studies ongoing in Ontarios very first provincial park.


Tales of the Don

by Charles Sauriol

From Scout outings in 1920 to pioneer cottaging, the authors long association with the Don makes for fascinating reading in this sequel to Remembering the Don.


The Lovely and the Wild

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Glen Loates

From childhood Louise de Kiriline Lawrence dreamed of settling one day in a tranquil spot and living in harmony with nature.


To Whom the Wilderness Speaks

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Aleta Karstad

"Lawrence was quite possibly the most remarkable woman in Canada. Certainly she was a remarkable nature writer." - Pat Barclay, Books in Canada


The Loghouse Nest

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence

A charming account of the author's special relationship with the birds and wild creatures who shared her northern homesite at Pimisi Bay, near Mattawa, Ontario.


Remembering the Don: A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley

by Charles Sauriol

A tribute to the days when there were Mississauga Indians camped along a Don River teeming with salmon, red-coated militia regiments, and courageous pioneers.


Animal Welfare

by Sir Colin Spedding

Awareness of the use of animals in human society in fields such as farming, biotechnology and sport is dogged by the lack of a clear and objective exposition of the issues involved and a sense of possible conflict...


Green Goes with Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet

by Sloan Barnett

Imagine if your best friend gave you vital information that could protect you and your family, and save you money, and help the planet. Imagine if you were given clear, simple choices, small changes that could...


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...


Intrinsic Sustainable Development: Epistemes, Science, Business and Sustainability

by FRANK BIRKIN & THOMAS POLESIE

Sustainable development sets the agenda for the 21st century. Human technological capability and needs mean that nature is and will be challenged and damaged in many ways. Whilst many social and technological...


Introduction to Coastal Engineering and Management: 2nd Edition

by J William Kamphuis

This book is based on the author's 34 years of experience as a teacher/researcher of coastal engineering and management and on recent reflections on newly relevant issues, such as consequences of failure, impacts...


Green This! Volume 1: Greening Your Cleaning

by Deirdre Imus

Change the way you clean and keep your family's home wholesome and healthy with the help of expert and activist Deirdre Imus.

We all grew up thinking chemical smells like bleach and ammonia signaled "clean."...


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...


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...