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The World As We Knew It

Dispatches From a Changing Climate

edited by Amy Brady & Tajja Isen
edition: Paperback
tagged: essays, ecology, global warming & climate change

Nineteen leading literary writers from around the globe offer timely, haunting first-person reflections on how climate change has altered their lives—including essays by Lydia Millet, Alexandra Kleeman, Kim Stanley Robinson, Omar El Akkad, Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Febos, and more

In this riveting anthology, leading literary writers reflect on ho …

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The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi

Exploring the Microscopic World in Our Forests, Homes, and Bodies

by Keith Seifert, foreword by Dr. Rob Dunn
edition: Hardcover
tagged: mycology, environmental conservation & protection, mushrooms, ecology

?Fans of Merlin Sheldrake's Entangled Life and Suzanne Simard's Finding the Mother Tree will enjoy Seifert's latest... A perspective-shifting guide to our microfungal matrix.??Kirkus 

Even though we can?t always see them, fungi exist all around us. From forests and farms to food and medicine?and even our homes and bodies?fungal connections shape how …

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The Declaration of Interdependence

A Pledge to Planet Earth—30th Anniversary Edition

by David Suzuki & Tara Cullis, illustrated by Michael Yahgulanaas
edition: Hardcover
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, essays, inspiration & personal growth, ecology

Calling all people to become stewards of the earth, this exquisite edition is a heartfelt plea for the planet's preservation.

The Declaration of Interdependence—both an enlightening creed and a passionate call to action—was composed by David Suzuki and a team of activists and environmentalists in 1992, in recognition of the United Nations' Earth …

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The Book of Nature Connection

70 Sensory Activities for All Ages

by Jacob Rodenburg
edition: Paperback
tagged: ecology, curricula, outdoor skills, home schooling

Unplug from technology and "plug in" to nature through the wonder of your senses.

The Book of Nature Connection is packed with fun activities for using all our senses to engage with nature in a deep and nourishing way.

From "extenda-ears" and acorn whistles to bird calls, camouflage games, and scent scavenger hunts, enjoy over 70 diverse, engaging, s …

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The Zone

Rediscovering Our Natural Self

by Rob Wood
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: essays, ecology, social

A brief personal meditation on the healing power of living a life connected to the sublime beauty of the natural world.

Based on the core philosophy expressed in the forthcoming documentary film of the same name, The Zone is an autobiographical account that details the emotional and physical struggles of renowned mountaineer, naturalist, and archite …

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Voles, Not Moles

by Soren Bondrup-Nielsen
edition: Paperback
tagged: ecology

In this book wildlife biologist and ecologist Soren Bondrup-Nielsen reflects on his career as a scientist and on how his experiences as a researcher cultivated a deep sense of connection with nature. Bondrup-Nielsen’s love of the outdoors and adventure drew him to the fieldwork aspects of biological research, taking him to Northern Ontario in pur …

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Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners

by Gail Hansen & Joseli Macedo
edition: Hardcover
tagged: ecology, environmental science, urban & land use planning, environmental conservation & protection, sustainable development, city planning & urban development, global warming & climate change

Ideal for city residents, developers, designers, and officials looking for ways to bring urban environments into harmony with the natural world and make cities more sustainable, Urban Ecology for Citizens and Planners offers a wealth of information and examples that will answer fundamental scientific questions, guide green initiatives, and inform e …

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Hidden Scourge

Exposing the Truth about Fossil Fuel Industry Spills

by Kevin P. Timoney
edition: eBook
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, environmental policy, ecology

This book began when Kevin Timoney noticed a suspicious pattern in data reported by the Alberta Energy Regulator. For tens of thousands of spills, recovery volumes exactly matched the reported spill volumes. In short, the data were too good to be true. And so began a search for the scientific truth about spills. In western North America crude oil …

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Rivers Run Through Us

A Natural and Human History of Great Rivers of North America

by Eric B. Taylor, foreword by Mark Angelo
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: rivers, ecology, environmental conservation & protection

An engaging, informative, and personal exploration of some of the great rivers of North America.

The physical nature of rivers has influenced the course of human history and development, whether it be in the prosecution of major conflicts (US Civil War), patterns of development and social change (dams on the Columbia River), the economy (gold rushes …

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Tracking Lions, Myth, and Wilderness in Samburu

by Jon Turk
edition: Paperback
tagged: ecology, environmental conservation & protection, human geography

A provocative look at the vital connection between human beings, the natural world and meaningful knowledge.

While tracking a lion with a Samburu headman and then, later, eluding human assailants who may be tracking him, Jon Turk experiences people at their best and worst. As the tracker and the tracked, Jon reveals how the stories we tell each othe …