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Tree Thieves

Crime and Survival in North America's Woods

by Lyndsie Bourgon
edition: Hardcover
tagged: trees, natural resources, environmental conservation & protection

“An absorbing true-crime story and a fascinating examination of the deep and troubled relationship between people and forests.”
—Michelle Nijhuis, author of Beloved Beasts

A fast-paced investigation into timber poaching that reveals why stealing trees has become a billion-dollar industry.

Deep in the thickets of North America’s most ancient w …

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What You Won’t Do For Love: A Conversation

by David Suzuki; Tara Cullis; Miriam Fernandes & Ravi Jain
edition: Paperback
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, global warming & climate change, environmental science

What if we could love the planet as much as we love one another?

"Warm, wise, and overflowing with generosity, this is a love story so epic it embraces all of creation. Yet another reminder of how blessed we are to be in the struggle with elders like David and Tara.” – Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis

What You Won’t Do for Love is an inspiring c …

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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 Kootenay Wolves

Five Years Following a Wild Wolf Pack

by John E. Marriott
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: wolves, plants & animals, environmental conservation & protection

A spectacularly illustrated photography book full of behavioural observations and wolf tales that will engage those interested in the state of wild wolves in North America.

On August 24, 2013, professional wildlife photographer John E. Marriott received a phone call that would dramatically alter the course of his career for the next half decade. A f …

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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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Killing Bugs for Business and Beauty

Canada's Aerial War against Forest Pests, 1913-1930

by Mark Kuhlberg
edition: Hardcover
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), economic history, forests & rainforests, environmental conservation & protection, entomology

Killing Bugs for Business and Beauty examines the beginning of Canada’s aerial war against forest insects and how a tiny handful of officials came to lead the world with a made-in-Canada solution to the problem.

 

Shedding light on a largely forgotten chapter in Canadian environmental history, Mark Kuhlberg explores the theme of nature and its agen …

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All That We Say is Ours

Guujaaw and the Reawakening of the Haida Nation

by Ian Gill
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: native americans, native american studies, environmental conservation & protection, native american

Haida Gwaii, the ancient territory of the Haida people, is a West Coast archipelago famous for its wild beauty and rich species diversity. But that natural bounty, since European contact, has also been a magnet for industry. In the mid-1970s, the Haida rallied with environmentalists to end the rapacious logging of their monumental old-growth forest …

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Fighting Dirty

How a Small Community Took on Big Trash

by Poh-Gek Forkert, read by Vivian Hisey
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
tagged: environmental policy, political advocacy, environmental conservation & protection

 

Fighting Dirty tells the story of how one small group of farmers, small-town residents, and Indigenous people fought the world’s largest waste disposal company to stop them from expanding a local dumpsite into a massive landfill. As one of the experts brought in to assess the impact the toxic waste would have on the community, Poh-Gek Forkert wa …

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