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Stolen Water: Saving the Everglades from Its Friends, Foes, and Florida

by W. Hodding Carter

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...


Partnering with Nature: The Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth

by Catriona MacGregor

Partnering with Nature is a simple book with a powerful message: our connections to the natural environment— and ultimately, to ourselves—are crucial in today’s fragmented world. As each successive generation...


The Last of the Tribe: The Epic Quest to Save a Lone Man in the Amazon

by Monte Reel

Throughout the centuries, the Amazon has yielded many of its secrets, but it still holds a few great mysteries. In 1996 experts got their first glimpse of one: a lone Indian, a tribe of one, hidden in the forests...


Plant Conservation: Why It Matters and How It Works

by Timothy Walker

Plants' ability to turn sunlight into energy makes them the basis for all life; without them there is no life. And they are more than just a food source-they provide us with fuel, fibers, and pharmaceuticals....


Deadly Beautiful: Vanishing Killers of the Animal Kingdom

by Liana Joy Christensen & Ian Faulkner

'Deadly Beautiful' offers an entertaining portrait of some of the main dangerous animal species with which humans have a love-hate relationship. Clear, up-to-date, scientifically accurate information about the...


Terra Nova: The New World After Oil, Cars, and Suburbs

by Eric W. Sanderson

Many experts agree that energy is the defining issue of this century. Economic recessions, foreign wars, and foreclosures are only a few of the results of America's dependence on oil. In Terra Nova, ecologist...


The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening

by Thomas Christopher

Gardeners are the front line of defense in our struggle to tackle the problems of global warming, loss of habitat, water shortages, and shrinking biodiversity.  In The New American Landscape, author and editor...


Bird Food Recipes: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-137

by Rhonda Massingham Hart

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West

by Bryce Andrews

“Much more than a coming-of-age story, Badluck Way is an important meditation on what it means to share space and breathe the same air as truly wild animals, and the necessary damage that can occur when boundaries...


Social Change and Conservation

by Krishna B. Ghimire & Michael P. Pimbert

Protected areas and conservation policies ore usually established with only local nature and wildlife in mind. Yet they con have far reaching consequences for local populations, often undermining their access...


What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow on Trees

by Tony Juniper & HRH the Prince of Wales

During recent years, environmental debate worldwide has been dominated by climate change, carbon emissions and the greenhouse effect. But a number of academic, technical, political, business and NGO initiatives...


Chasing Spring: An American Journey Through a Changing Season

by Bruce Stutz

In the tradition of Blue Highways and Silent Spring, Chasing Spring follows nature's season of renewal even as it shows how the delicate mechanisms of spring are increasingly endangered by climate change.

Seeking...


One Square Inch of Silence: One Man's Search for Natural Silence in a Noisy World

by Gordon Hempton & John Grossmann

In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation’s...


Most Good, Least Harm: A Simple Principle for a Better World and Meaningful Life

by Zoe Weil

With a world steeped in materialism, environmental destruction, and injustice, what can one individual possibly do to change it? While the present obstacles we face may seem overwhelming, author and humane educator...


Outsmart Waste: The Modern Idea of Garbage and How to Think Our Way Out of It

by Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is the charismatic, young (age 31) CEO of TerraCycle, which he founded in 2001 as a Princeton University freshman and now operates in 21 countries. Drawing on TerraCycle's revolutionary ideas and practices,...


Whole Earth Discipline: Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic Crops, RestoredWildlands, and Geoengineering Are Necessary

by Stewart Brand

"This is a very scary book by a very bright man, offering a picture of humanity's future that is both ominous and exhilarating."

-Edward O. Wilson

This eye-opening book by the legendary author of the National...


Penguin Planet: Their World, Our World

by Kevin Schafer

Penguin Planet is a celebration of all things penguin. Author and photographer Kevin Schafer made it his mission to see and photograph every remaining penguin species in the wild, and the first edition was the...


Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

by Margaret Oliver, Thomas Bishop & Ben Marchant

Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve...


Global Action for Biodiversity: An International Framework for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

by Timothy Swanson

At the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the nations of the world adopted the convention on Biological Diversity. Since then, over 160 countries have ratified the Convention, three Conferences of the Parties have taken...


A Field Guide to Butterflies of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

by Diane M. Debinski & James Pritchard

This book provides basic information on butterfly anatomy and natural history, as well as the proper way to catch and release butterflies-though with a stern reminder that netting butterflies is not permitted...