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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. Book ImageThe Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany

    David Blackbourn

    "Brilliantly conceived....[A] tour de force in historical writing."—Ian KershawMore

  10. Book ImageExtreme Weather: A Guide and Record Book

    Christopher C. Burt

    Revised and Updated

    The ultimate weather book for the weather enthusiast or anyone interested in the oddities and extremes of nature.More

  11. Book ImageOgallala Blue: Water and Life on the Great Plains

    William Ashworth

    A story of a crucial, dwindling natural resource: an invisible ocean of fresh water under the High Plains.More

  12. Book ImageThe Primal Place

    Robert Finch

    From acclaimed author and naturalist Robert Finch, a richly detailed observance of Cape Cod's seemingly vanished natural and human past, as it clings to its present landscape.More

  13. Book ImageAmerican Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn

    Ted Steinberg

    “Ted Steinberg proves once again that he is a master storyteller as well as our foremost environmental historian.”—Mike DavisMore

  14. Book ImageDirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth

    William Bryant Logan

    “A gleeful, poetic book. . . . Like the best natural histories, Dirt is a kind of prayer.” —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMore

  15. Book ImageWhere Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Jonathan Waterman

    The "compelling" (Seattle Times) story behind a most sacred piece of American wilderness.More

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