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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...


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...


The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health-and a Vision for Change

by Annie Leonard

A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our...


Off the Grid: Inside the Movement for More Space, Less Government, and True Independence in Modern America

by Nick Rosen

Inside the subculture of off-grid living

Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the...


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

by Tim Flannery

When it comes to the natural world, Australia is home to a disproportionately large share of the world's riches. That means we Australians are caretakers of a unique natural heritage in a land which tolerates...


Love, Life, and Elephants

by Daphne Sheldrick

Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing...


Perfect Order: Recognizing Complexity in Bali

by J. Stephen Lansing

Along rivers in Bali, small groups of farmers meet regularly in water temples to manage their irrigation systems. They have done so for a thousand years. Over the centuries, water temple networks have expanded...


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...


Man-Eaters, Mambas And Marula Madness: A Game Ranger'S Life In The Lowveld

by Mario Cesare

What started as a vision for the Olifants River Game Reserve [in South Africa] has become the story of a game ranger’s life. With a naturalist’s eye for detail as well as the bigger picture of managing...


A Sea in Flames

by Carl Safina

Carl Safina has been hailed as one of the top 100 conservations of the 20th century (Audubon Magazine) and A Sea in Flames is his blistering account of the months-long manmade disaster that tormented a region...


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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...


In the Grip of the Past: Educational Reforms that Address What should Be Changed and What Should be Conserved

by C. A. Bowers

With natural systems being exploited at an unsustainable rate, with technologies displacing the need for workers and now even professors, with print-based technologies undermining the intergenerational achievements...


Build a Bluebird Trail: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-213

by DaleEvva Gelfand

Conservationists across North America are working to help protect and support bluebirds, and you can do your part by creating a bluebird trail. This is simply a series of nesting boxes (anywhere from a few to...


An Introduction to the Green Economy: Science, Systems and Sustainability

by Adrian C. Newton & Elena Cantarello

The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable...


Gardening to Attract Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-205

by Shelby Clark

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...