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  1. Book ImageNorthland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

    Porter Fox

    A quest to rediscover America’s other border—the fascinating but little-known northern one.More

  2. Book ImageStill Waters: The Secret World of Lakes

    Curt Stager

    A fascinating exploration of lakes around the world, from Walden Pond to the Dead Sea.More

  3. Book ImageThe Death and Life of the Great Lakes

    Dan Egan

    New York Times Bestseller
    Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize
    Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Award

    "Nimbly splices together history, science, reporting and personal experiences into a taut and cautiously hopeful narrative.… Egan’s book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." —Robert Moor, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  4. Book ImageThe Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

    Jack E. Davis

    Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History
    Winner of the 2017 Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction
    A National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalist
    A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
    One of the Washington Post's Best Books of the Year

    In this “cri de coeur about the Gulf’s environmental ruin” (New York Times), “Davis has written a beautiful homage to a neglected sea” (front page, New York Times Book Review).More

  5. Book ImageThe Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers

    Martin Doyle

    How rivers have shaped American politics, economics, and society from the beginnings of the Republic to today.More

  6. Book ImageRancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland

    Miriam Horn

    Now a feature-length documentary on the Discovery channel narrated by Tom Brokaw.

    “Lush, gorgeously written…A profoundly hopeful book.” —Tina Rosenberg, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book AwardMore

  7. Book ImageThe Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts

    Philip Kitcher, Evelyn Fox Keller

    A landmark work of environmental philosophy that seeks to transform the debate about climate change.More

  8. Book ImageHalf-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

    Edward O. Wilson

    "An audacious and concrete proposal…Half-Earth completes the 86-year-old Wilson’s valedictory trilogy on the human animal and our place on the planet." —Jedediah Purdy, New RepublicMore

  9. Book ImageGetting to Green: Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution

    Frederic C. Rich

    “Regardless of your place on the political spectrum, there is much to admire in this book, which reminds us that the stewardship of nature is an obligation shared by all Americans.”—U.S. Senator Angus S. King Jr.More

  10. Book ImageAll The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

    David Gessner

    An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it.More

  11. Book ImageThe Human Age: The World Shaped By Us

    Diane Ackerman

    Winner of the 2015 National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature and the 2015 PEN New England Henry David Thoreau Prize.

    A dazzling, inspiring tour through the ways that humans are working with nature to try to save the planet.More

  12. Book ImageThe Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy

    Lester R. Brown, Emily Adams, Janet Larsen, Et Al.

    The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way.More

  13. Book ImageBears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle

    Edward R. Ricciuti

    Fang and claw have jumped the white picket fence as encounters with cougars in Chicago, alligators in Florida, and bears virtually everywhere have become increasingly commonplace. Author Edward Ricciuti explores cutting-edge research into why it’s happening, how it impacts all of us, and how to deal with it on both societal and personal levels.More

  14. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.More

  15. Book ImageDesert Dinosaurs: Discovering Prehistoric Sites in the American Southwest

    Anthony D. Fredericks

    This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data, offering readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world.More

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