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  • The Sarawak Report
    The Sarawak Report (English, Paperback)
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  • Guns, Germs And Steel by Jared Diamond
    Guns, Germs And Steel (English, Paperback) Jared Diamond

    'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history unfolded so differently across the globe? An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns, Germs and Steel remains a ground-breaking and humane work of popular science.

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  • Happy City by Charles Montgomery
    Happy City (English, Paperback) Charles Montgomery

    Tells the story of how the solutions to this century's problems lie in unlocking the secrets to great city living. Drawing on the lessons from their stories, from brain science, and from the realm of urban experimentation, this book offers solutions we can all use to improve our lives and shows that simple changes can make all the difference.

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  • How to Live Plastic Free by Luca Bonaccorsi
    How to Live Plastic Free (English, Hardback) Luca Bonaccorsi, Marine Conservation Society

    This book will teach you everything you need to know about removing unnecessary plastic from your life.

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  • Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction by Elizabeth Fisher
    Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Fisher

    Although environmental laws are rarely able to provide the simple solutions that people want from them, they are essential for the future of our planet. This book explores how legal responses are shaped in response to the problems facing the environment today, and the socio-political conflicts facing environmental legislation.

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  • Ecofeminism by Vandana Shiva
    Ecofeminism (English, Paperback) Vandana Shiva, Maria Mies

    A powerful searing indictment of development strategies practised by the North on the South.

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  • The Activists' Handbook by Aidan Ricketts
    The Activists' Handbook (English, Paperback) Aidan Ricketts

    Environmental activist Aidan Ricketts provides a step-to-step guide for citizens eager to start or get involved in grass-roots activist movements.

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  • Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction by Robin Attfield
    Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Robin Attfield

    Robin Attfield introduces environmental ethics, exploring the values involved in issues such as pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. Considering the different groups involved in environmental ethics, and the attitudes of the world's religions to environmental stewardship, he calls for action from us all to manage our environment ethically.

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  • Introducing Just Sustainabilities by Julian Agyeman
    Introducing Just Sustainabilities (English, Paperback) Julian Agyeman

    This unique and insightful text offers an exploration of the origins and subsequent development of the concept of just sustainability, with a focus on solutions-oriented policy and planning initiatives that specifically address issues of equity and justice within the context of developing sustainable communities.

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  • The Anthrobscene by Jussi Parikka
    The Anthrobscene (English, Paperback) Jussi Parikka

    Critiques the environmental destruction caused by media technologies in the anthropocene era

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  • Lean Logic by David Fleming
    Lean Logic (English, Hardback) David Fleming

    Lean Logic is David Fleming's masterpiece, the product of more than thirty years' work and a testament to the creative brilliance of one of Britain's most important intellectuals....

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  • The Ecological Hoofprint by Anthony Weis
    The Ecological Hoofprint (English, Paperback) Anthony Weis, Tony Weis

    This book explains how the phenomenal growth and industrialization of livestock production is a central part of the accelerating biophysical contradictions of industrial capitalist agriculture and of ongoing and future food crises.

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  • Why Women Will Save the Planet by Friends of the Earth
    Why Women Will Save the Planet (English, Paperback) Friends of the Earth, C40 Cities

    Today many cities are simply unsustainable, with polluted air, excessive energy consumption and an absence of nature. But big cities don't have to mean a dystopian future. This collection of articles and interviews collectively demonstrate both the need for women's empowerment for climate action and the powerful change it can bring.

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  • The Secret Life of Your Microbiome by Susan Prescott
    The Secret Life of Your Microbiome (English, Paperback) Susan Prescott, Alan Logan

    Written with pace, clarity, and humor by world-renowned scientists in immunology, nutrition, and environmental health, The Secret Life of Your Microbiome makes the irrefutable case that our health and happiness depends on the health of our personal biodiversity and the biodiversity around us, and shows how we can nurture this nature.

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  • At Risk by Ben Wisner
    At Risk (English, Paperback) Ben Wisner, Piers M. Blaikie

    The new edition of At Risk confronts a further ten years of ever more expensive and deadly disasters since it was first published and argues that extreme natural events are not disasters until a vulnerable group of people is exposed.

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  • The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
    The Scorch Trials (English, Paperback) James Dashner

    Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he would get his life back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. The earth is a wasteland with people driven mad by an infection known as the Flare. Instead of freedom, Thomas must face another trial. He must cross the Scorch to once again save himself and his friends.

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  • Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum by William F. Ruddiman
    Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum (English, Paperback) William F. Ruddiman

    The impact on climate from 200 years of industrial development is an everyday fact of life, but did humankind's active involvement in climate change really begin with the industrial revolution, as commonly believed? Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum has sparked lively scientific debate since it was first published--arguing that humans have actually been changing the climate for some 8,000 years--as a...

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  • Coasts and Estuaries by Eric Wolanski
    Coasts and Estuaries (English, Paperback) Eric Wolanski

    Coasts and Estuaries: The Future provides valuable information on how we can protect and maintain natural ecological structures while also allowing estuaries to deliver services that produce societal goods and benefits. These issues are addressed through chapters detailing case studies from estuaries and coastal waters worldwide, presenting a full range of natural variability and human pressures....

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  • Societies beyond Oil by Professor John Urry
    Societies beyond Oil (English, Paperback) Professor John Urry

    In this groundbreaking book, John Urry envisions the future of an oil-dependent world facing energy descent. Without a large-scale plan B, how can the energizing of society possibly be going into reverse?

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  • The Global Casino by Nick Middleton
    The Global Casino (English, Paperback) Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and with the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind environmental problems, the human actions which have made them issues, and the hopes for solutions. It is...

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