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  • Natural
    Natural Beekeeping with the Warre Hive (English, Paperback) David Heaf $21.34
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    Move Upstream (Paperback) Karen I Shragg $18.44
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    Ecological and Social Healing (English, Paperback) Jeanine M. Canty

    This book is an edited collection of essays by fifteen multicultural women (including a few Anglo women) who are doing work that crosses the boundaries of ecological and social healing. The women are prominent academics, writers and leaders spanning Native American, Indigenous, Asian, African, Latina, Jewish and Multiracial backgrounds. The contributors express a myriad of ways that the...

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    How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate (English, Paperback) Andrew J. Hoffman

    Rather thanpointers to improve the dialogue about this pressing issue in hopes of finding common ground. attributing fault lines in the climate debate to rival scientific theories, this brief argues that the public is split by opposing cultural views through which science is interpreted. After considering how the media, social norms, and psychological factors cause us to accept or reject climate change, Andrew J. Hoffman provides

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    Watershed Discipleship (English, Paperback) Ched Myers $31.69
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    Why We Can't Afford the Rich (English, Paperback) Andrew Sayer

    Why we can't afford the rich exposes the unjust and dysfunctional mechanisms that allow the top 1% to siphon off wealth produced by others. With an updated Afterword, Andrew Sayer shows how the rich worldwide have increased their ability to hide their wealth, create indebtedness and expand their political influence.

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    Rivers of Wind (Paperback) Ben Kessler

    In the midst of ecological catastrophe, indigenous persecution, and the attempted mechanization of the living world, the beauty of the earth remains defiantly vibrant. The voice of the world still speaks in tongues of wind and water, feather and flame, whether we listen or not. Alternately lyric and scientific, critical and moving, Kessler examines the relationships between nature and language,...

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    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.A dictionary unlike any other, it leads readers through Fleming’s stimulating exploration of fields as diverse as culture, history, science, art, logic, ethics, myth, economics, and anthropology, being made up of four...

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    Gods, Wasps and Stranglers (English, Hardback) Mike Shanahan

    They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers … rainforest royalty … more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Gods, Wasps and Stranglers tells their amazing story.Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles in the dawn of civilization. They feature in...

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    Leadership for Green Schools (English, Paperback) Lisa A. W. Kensler, Cynthia L. Uline

    Leadership for Green Schools provides aspiring and practicing leaders with the tools they need to facilitate the design, leadership, and management of greener, more sustainable schools. Framed by theory and research, this text draws from the fields of sustainability science, built learning environment, and educational leadership to explain what green schools look like, what role school buildings...

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    The Sixth Extinction (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Kolbert

    Drawing on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists and other researchers, an award-winning writer for The New Yorker discusses the five devastating mass extinctions on earth and predicts the coming of a sixth. 75,000 first printing.

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  • Anthropology
    Anthropology and Climate Change (English, Paperback) Susan Alexandra Crate, Mark Nuttall

    The second edition of the groundbreaking Anthropology and Climate Change presents new foundational chapters, new case studies, and revised and updated contributions from major scholars to examine what we have learned about climate change and what we should do about it.

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    How Soon is Now (English, Hardback) Daniel Pinchbeck

    We are on the brink of an ecological mega-crisis threatening the future of life on earth and our actions over the next few years may well determine the destiny of our descendants.

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    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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    A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation (English, Hardback) Aldo Leopold

    A Sand County almanac is often hailed as a foundational work of the modern environmental movement. Here, it is paired with over fifty other pieces by Leopold: uncollected articles, essays, speeches, and other writings that chart the evolution of his ideas over the course of three decades.

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    Empires in Collision (Hardback) David Howell

    The energy world is dangerously divided between fossil fuel producers and environmentalists. A vicious head-on fight that affects everything - world poverty, governments, environmental catastrophe, big business. David Howell - Lord Howell of Guidlford - outlines the how we got here and the way ahead

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

    The description for this book, Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate, will be forthcoming.

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    The Myth of Human Supremacy (English, Paperback) Derrick Jensen

    In this impassioned polemic, radical environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen debunks the belief in a hierarchy of nature and the superiority of humans. Vast and underappreciated complexities of nonhuman life are explored in detail; the paralysis of the scientific establishment on moral and ethical issues is confronted; and a radical new framework for assessing the intelligence and sentience of...

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    Life Exposed (English, Paperback) Adriana Petryna

    On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in the Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, are suffering the effects. This title examines the vexed political, scientific, and social circumstances that followed the disaster.

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