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  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    Jack E. Davis

    The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.More

  4. Book ImageThe Death and Life of the Great Lakes

    Dan Egan

    A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.More

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

    Miriam Horn

    The story of a huge, largely hidden, and entirely unexpected conservation movement in America.More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageCitizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

    Bartow J. Elmore

    An absorbing history of how Coke’s insatiable thirst for natural resources shaped the company and reshaped the globe.More

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Book ImageEarth Ponds: The Country Pond Maker's Guide to Building, Maintenance, and Restoration

    Tim Matson

    Third Edition

    The bible of pond-making in a fully redesigned 30th-anniversary edition.More

  15. Book ImageA River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia

    Blaine Harden

    Revised and Updated

    "Superbly reported and written with clarity, insight, and great skill." —Washington Post Book WorldMore

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