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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Henry David Thoreau

While paddling with his brother, Thoreau makes brilliant observations on literature, philosophy, Native American and Puritan histories of New England, friends, and a diversity of other topics.


Frontiers in Nature-Based Tourism: Lessons from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden

by Peter Fredman & Liisa Tyrväinen

Nature has been a key attraction factor for tourism in the Nordic countries for decades. The demand for nature-based tourism has steadily grown and is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors within tourism...


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...


Flying Blind: One Man's Adventures Battling Buckthorn, Making Peace with Authority, and Creating a Home for Endangered Bats

by Don Mitchell

When Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell was approached by a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department about tracking endangered Indiana bats on his 150-acre farm in Vermont's picturesque...


Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature

by Kenny Ausubel & David W. Orr

Few would deny that we are entering a period of great change. Our environment is collapsing. Social disruption abounds. All around, it seems, we are experiencing breakdown. But out of this chaos comes the opportunity...


Taste, Memory: Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter

by David Buchanan & Gary Paul Nabhan

Taste, Memory traces the experiences of modern-day explorers who rediscover culturally rich forgotten foods and return them to our tables for all to experience and savor.

In Taste, Memory author David Buchanan...


Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the...


Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms

by Greg Marley

2011 Winner, International Association of Culinary Professionals Jane Grigson Award2011 Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals in the Culinary History categoryThroughout history, people...


Climate Change: Simple Things You Can Do to Make a Difference

by Jon Clift & Amanda Cuthbert

You know that the ice caps are melting, the seasons are changing, sea levels are rising, storms are on the increase, but what can you do about it? Plenty!

This book puts the power back into your hands in the...


Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: An Easy Household Guide

by Nicky Scott & Axel Scheffler

Answers all of your recycling questions with a complete A-Z listing of everyday household items and how to recycle them. From old cell phones and E-waste to expired medicines and motor oil this little guide...


Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

by Riki Ott & John Perkins

Betrayed by oilmen’s promises in the 1970s, the people of Prince William Sound, Alaska, awaken on March 14, 1989, to the nation’s largest oil spill. Not One Drop is an extraordinary tale of ordinary lives...


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...