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The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature

by Stephen Harrod Buhner

NEW SCIENCE / ECOLOGY ""Of the truly great books appearing today The Secret Teachings of Plants is easily the most rewarding I have had the privilege of reading."" --Joseph Chilton Pearce, author of The Biology...


New Slow City: Living Simply in the World's Fastest City

by William Powers

Burned-out after years of doing development work around the world, William Powers spent a season in a 12-foot-by-12-foot cabin off the grid in North Carolina, as recounted in his award-winning memoir Twelve...


Quarterly Essay 48 After the Future: Australia's New Extinction Crisis

by Tim Flannery

Australia is home to many animals and plants found nowhere else on earth, making Australians caretakers of a unique heritage in a land that tolerates few mistakes. Yet, in After the Future, Tim Flannery shows...


Like a Tree: How Trees, Women, and Tree People Can Save the Planet

by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Like a Tree grew out of bestselling author Jean Bolen’s practice of walking among tall trees and mourning the loss of a Monterey pine that was cut down in her neighborhood. This book will appeal most to people...


The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica

by David G. Campbell

THE CRYSTAL DESERT: SUMMERS IN ANTARCTICA is the story of life's tenacity on the coldest of Earth's continents. It tells of the explorers who discovered Antarctica, of the whalers and sealers who despoiled it,...


Invasive Plant Medicine: The Ecological Benefits and Healing Abilities of Invasives

by Timothy Lee Scott & Stephen Harrod Buhner

ECOLOGY / ALTERNATIVE HEALTH ""I love this book. Brilliant and unique, Tim Scott's new book is about to rock the world of plant enthusiasts. Written for the medical professional, lay person, gardener, botanist,...


Silent Spring

by Rachel Carson, Linda Lear & Edward O. Wilson

Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced...


Summary of The Sixth Extinction: by Elizabeth Kolbert | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

The Sixth Extinction: by Elizabeth Kolbert | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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The Sixth Extinction is a book by award winning journalist, Elizabeth Kolbert. In this book, the author demonstrates...


Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

by Sheba Suphannahong

Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

A collection of short stories for inspiration.

"Wonderful little Pepper-Uppers."

Each saga is shaped as a photo-essay and most need only a few minutes to read.

A different way to...


Food, Farms, and Community: Exploring Food Systems

by Lisa Chase & Vern Grubinger

How food systems reflect our values and contribute to our economy, environment, and culture


Bush Versus the Environment

by Robert S. Devine

Since becoming president, George W. Bush has walked away from the Kyoto Protocol, pushed for oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, undermined protections for endangered species and wilderness,...


Land of Bears and Honey: A Natural History of East Texas

by Joe C. Truett & Daniel W. Lay

The story of the land, wildlife, and ecology of East Texas.


Sleeping Naked Is Green: How an Eco-Cynic Unplugged Her Fridge, Sold Her Car, and Found Love in 366 Days

by Vanessa Farquharson

No one likes listening to smug hippies bragging about how they don’t use toilet paper, or worse yet, lecturing about the evils of plastic bags and SUVs. But most of us do want to lessen our ecological footprint.With...


Understanding Human Ecology: A systems approach to sustainability

by Robert Dyball & Barry Newell

We are facing hugely complex challenges - from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex...


Eco-Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable

by Stefanie Iris Weiss

Join the Eco-Sexual Revolution

 

Leaving a smaller carbon footprint in the bedroom is easy with Eco-Sex, a green sex guide that will inspire both sexual and ecological excitement. Renew your passion for the environment...


How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition: An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art

by Kathleen Meyer

It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of...


Urban Ecology: An Introduction

by Ian Douglas & Philip James

Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader's mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our...


Creating Habitat for Backyard Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-215

by Dale Gelfand

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...


Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

by Frederick Rowe Davis

Rachel Carson's eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government policy....


Going, Going, Gone

by Bloomsbury Publishing

We asked 100 conservation groups around the world: 'if you could pick one species that epitomises your work, which would it be?' From the RSPB to WWF to the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and many, many more, the...