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  1. Book ImageRun to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

    Abrahm Lustgarten

    It was Big Oil's nightmare moment, and the dominoes began falling years before the well was drilled.More

  2. Book ImageState of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet

    The Worldwatch Institute

    From the Worldwatch Institute, the premier environmental nonprofit, an incisive account of the global food crisis—and how it can be solved.More

  3. Book ImageWorld on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse

    Lester R. Brown

    In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now.More

  4. Book ImageForest Forensics: A Field Guide to Reading the Forested Landscape

    Tom Wessels

    Take some of the mystery out of a walk in the woods with this new field guide from the author of Reading the Forested Landscape.More

  5. Book ImageDawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

    Diane Ackerman

    "It's easy to live in the moment when you're immersed in Ackerman's glorious prose."—Washington PostMore

  6. Book ImageTime and Tide in Acadia: Seasons on Mount Desert Island

    Christopher Camuto

    Camuto delivers insights on Mount Desert Island, a place of stunning beauty and natural wonders.More

  7. Book ImageWaste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

    Tristram Stuart

    The true cost of what the global food industry throws away.More

  8. Book ImagePlan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

    Lester R. Brown

    Substantially Revised

    “[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable.”—Katherine Salant, Washington PostMore

  9. Book ImageIf You Love This Planet: A Plan to Save the Earth

    Helen Caldicott

    Revised and updated

    “Helen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.” —Naomi KleinMore

  10. Book ImageThe Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

    Sebastian Junger

    There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real.--Los Angeles TimesMore

  11. Book ImageClimate Change: Picturing the Science

    Gavin Schmidt, Joshua Wolfe, Jeffrey D. Sachs

    An unprecedented union of scientific analysis and stunning photography illustrating the effects of climate change on the global ecosystem.More

  12. Book ImageVanishing Borderlands: The Fragile Landscape of the U.S.-Mexico Border

    John Annerino

    John Annerino, famed photographer of the Amerian Southwest, portrays the astonishing beauty of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands and contrasts those with images of the conflict that threatens to destroy them.More

  13. Book ImageSaving Homewaters: The Story of Montana's Streams and Rivers

    Gordon Sullivan

    A remarkable account of Montana's efforts to save its trout streams and rivers from pollution and neglect.More

  14. Book ImageAcross the Tibetan Plateau: Ecosystems, Wildlife, and Conservation

    Robert L. Fleming, Jr., Dorje Tsering, Liu Wulin, Et Al.

    Remarkable photographs celebrate the wild places and the exquisite animals of the country called “the roof of the world.”More

  15. Book ImageThe Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).
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