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The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al.

Voyageur Classics is a series of special versions of Canadian classics, with added material and new introductory notes. In this bundle we find five biographical and autobiographical titles that shed light on...


Leading into the World

by Paul Galbreath

The call to care for creation is a central part of our discipleship as followers of Jesus Christ. However, language and imagery of the earth is often absent in our worship services. This book helps reconnect...


Many Heavens, One Earth

by Clifford Chalmers Cain

Many Heavens, One Earth is a collection of first-person voices from nine of the world religions. In fifteen articles, devotees and scholars reveal the contributions these traditions make to informing and motivating...


The Wastewater Gardener

by Mark Nelson & Tony Juniper

Mark Nelson, PhD, has worked for several decades in closed ecological systems research. As one of eight brave souls enclosed in the pioneering Biosphere 2 experiment for two years in 1991-1993, Nelson learned...


Underminers

by Keith Farnish

A vibrant, growing movement of radical protest is sweeping North America in opposition to high-stakes capitalism and the appalling environmental desecration that accompanies it. At once entertaining, shocking...


Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology

by William Balée & Clark Erickson

This collection of studies by anthropologists, botanists, ecologists, and biologists is an important contribution to the emerging field of historical ecology. The book combines cutting-edge research with new...


The Poetic Species

by Robert Hass, Edward O. Wilson & Lee Briccetti

World Literature Today Editor’s Pick

“Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is a wonderful read in its entirety, short yet infinitely simulating.” —MARIA POPOVA, Brain Pickings

In this shimmering conversation...


Confronting Collapse

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 global...


What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?

by Tony Juniper & Hrh Prince Charles

During recent years, environmental debate worldwide has been dominated by climate change, carbon emissions and eff orts to achieve low carbon economies. But a number of academic, technical, political, business...


Me and the Biospheres

by John Allen

The life story of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built and one of the most luminous minds of our time. Contained within a magnificently designed air-tight glass-and-steel-framed...


The Case for Grassroots Collaboration

by John C. Morris, William Allen Gibson, William Marshall Leavitt & Shana Campbell Jones

The nation’s approach to managing environmental policy and protecting natural resources has shifted from the national government’s top down, command and control, regulatory approach, used almost exclusively...


Captain Paul Watson

by Lamya Essemlali & Paul Watson

The behind-the-scenes true story of Paul Watson, the world's most famous eco-pirate and marine animal rights activist.

Paul Watson became an animal rights activist at the young age of eleven, in 1962. When...


Traditional Islamic Environmentalism

by Tarik M. Quadir

This work examines the relevance of traditional Islamic thought and practices for a lasting solution to the current environmental crisis. Quadir describes how Seyyed Hossein Nasr challenges Muslims to reclaim...


Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement

by Tim Palmer

A dam proposal sparked the first great conservation battle in the United States when John Muir fought to safeguard Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Since then, people have worked to preserve free-flowing...


Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinion

by Eric R.A.N. Smith

The citizens of the United States generally oppose new energy developments, yet the public does not want to go without cheap, plentiful energy. This book explores the intricate relationship between public opinion...


Historical Dictionary of the Green Movement

by Miranda Schreurs & Elim Papadakis

Human beings have been concerned about nature and their place in it for millennia. Disquiet about the consequences of human action on the natural environment date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The efforts...


World Ecological Degradation

by Sing C. Chew

Deforestation, soil runoff, salination, pollution. While recurrent themes of the contemporary world, they are not new to us. In this broad sweeping review of the environmental impacts of human settlement and...


GroundWork for Community-Based Conservation

by Diane Russell & Camilla Harshbarger

While ecological and biophysical sciences have dominated the theory and practice of conservation, practitioners and researchers worldwide know that conservation initiatives have profound social impacts and consequences...


The Recurring Dark Ages

by Sing C. Chew

In this modern era of global environmental crisis, Sing Chew provides a convincing analysis of the recurring human and environmental crises identified as Dark Ages. In this, his second of a three-volume series...


The Ethics of Waste

by Gay Hawkins

We spend a good amount of time in our lives managing waste: washing ourselves, taking out the trash, sorting recyclables, going to the toilet, deleting e-mail, picking out old clothes to give to charity, filling...