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A Terrible Beauty: The Wilderness of American Literature

by Jonah Raskin

The first work of cultural criticism to look back at writing in the United States from the perspective of the contemporary environmental crisis.


Hunting the Hunters

by Laurens de Groot

'As the rest of the world stood by and watched, Laurens risked everything to defend these extraordinary mammals from extinction. A truly powerful and inspiring story.' Susan Sarandon

Laurens de Groot was a detective...


From Deptford to Antarctica: The Long Way Home

by Pete Wilkinson

Pete Wilkinson grew up in Deptford, south London, in the 50s. Somehow he got to grammar school and was spat out of the education system in 1962 with a few GCE 'O' levels and no idea of what to do with his life....


Composting Inside and Out: The comprehensive guide to reusing trash, saving money and enjoying the benefits of organic gardening

by Stephanie Davies

Rethink Your Refuse

Hundreds of millions of tons of solid waste are produced in the U.S. annually, and the landfills simply store it, not eliminate it. Recycling diverts significant amounts of waste, but the...


Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society

by CONSTANCE LEVER-TRACY

This handbook will bring together the latest research on climate change from the social sciences. It will comprehensively cover social causes, impacts, recognition and responses to climate change and will feature...


Environmental Ethics for the Long Term: An Introduction

by John Nolt

Broad in scope, this introduction to environmental ethics considers both contemporary issues and the extent of humanity's responsibility for distant future life. John Nolt, a logician and environmental ethicist,...


Perspectives on the Ideas of Gregory Bateson, Ecological Intelligence, and Educational Reforms

by C.A. Bowers, Jorge Ishizawa & Rolf Jucker

It is widely acknowledged that Gregory Bateson's ideas have been influential in a number of fields. Unfortunately, the importance of his ideas for understanding why public schools and universities continue to...


Conservation: A Beginner's Guide

by Paul Jepson & Richard Ladle

The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet’s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending...


The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of Knowledge

by Bill Vitek

Human dependence on technology has increased exponentially over the past several centuries, along with the notion that environmental problems can be solved with scientific applications. The Virtues of Ignorance:...


Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-210

by Diane Scarazzini

To Help or Not to Help?

When faced with an injured bird or orphaned nestling, most people want to help but don't know how - and also fear doing more harm than good.  In fact, many wild birds that appear to...


Environmental Management:: Revision Guide for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management

by Adrian Belcham

Written by Adrian Belcham, author of Manual of Environmental Management, this is the essential guide to prepare you for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.

Through...


Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars

by Sam Vincent

"I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It's loud outside: I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels' engines and the hiss of ten water cannons ... Suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the...


The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime of Ideas from a Leading Activist and Thinker

by David Suzuki & Bill Mckibben

In this revised and expanded edition of his collected writings, David Suzuki continues to explore the themes that have informed his work for more than four decades — the interconnectedness of all things, our...


Texas Wildlife Resources and Land Uses

by Raymond C. II Telfair

Natural habitats for wildlife in Texas and the many species they support are dwindling at an alarming rate as an ever-growing population continues to develop the land for commercial, industrial, and agricultural...


Danger All Around: Waste Storage Crisis on the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast

by Joel B. Goldsteen

The problem of where to store waste has grabbed a lot of headlines recently, but people have been slow to realize that the environmental damage caused by storage sites is an even greater menace. This book makes...


Chemical Alert!: A Community Action Handbook

by Marvin S. Legator & Sabrina F. Strawn

In the 1978 Love Canal toxic waste crisis, concerned citizens "did a far better job of evaluating the health of the community than did the professionals of the New York Health Department," asserts Marvin Legator....


An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days

by Susan Wittig Albert

From Eudora Welty's memoir of childhood to May Sarton's reflections on her seventieth year, writers' journals offer an irresistible opportunity to join a creative thinker in musing on the events-whether in daily...


Habitat Conservation Planning: Endangered Species and Urban Growth

by Timothy Beatley

As environmental awareness grows around the world, people are learning that a diversity of species and the habitat to support them is necessary to maintain the ecological health of the earth. At the same time,...


American Environmental Fiction, 1782-1847

by Matthew Wynn Sivils

Situating the origins of American environmental fiction in early Republic natural histories, Indian captivity narratives, juvenile literature, and the subsequent development of a uniquely American brand of environmental...


Safe Planet:: Renewable Energy plus Workers' Power