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  • The Ecology Of Freedom by Murray Bookchin
    The Ecology Of Freedom (English, Paperback) Murray Bookchin

    How did our social and ecological nightmare develop? More importantly, how do we free ourselves?

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

    Immerse Yourself in Nature and Nourish Your Microbiome for Optimal Health

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  • Timeless Simplicity by John Lane
    Timeless Simplicity (English, Paperback) John Lane

    This is a book about simplicity, not destitution, not parsimoniousness, not self-denial, but the restoration of wealth in the midst of an affluence in which we are starving the spirit.

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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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  • 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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  • Life Exposed by Adriana Petryna
    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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  • How to Live Off-Grid by Nick Rosen
    How to Live Off-Grid (Paperback) Nick Rosen

    Off-grid: a place, building or person without mains water or power. Static or mobile - in a house or a hut, a boat or a camper van - to live off-grid is all about loosending the ties that bind us to teh fmailiar world of commuting, mortgages, no time and fast food, in order to rediscover our place in the natural world.

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  • Becoming Human by Design by Tony Fry
    Becoming Human by Design (English, Paperback) Tony Fry

    The last in Tony Fry's trilogy of books published by Berg continues his radical rethinking of design. Becoming Human by Design presents a provocative reading of human 'evolution' centred on ontological design, where the relation between the formation of the world of human fabrication and the making of mankind is seen as indivisible.

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  • River of Life, River of Death by Victor Mallet
    River of Life, River of Death (English, Hardback) Victor Mallet

    India is killing the Ganges, and the Ganges in turn is killing India. Victor Mallet traces the holy river from source to mouth, and from ancient times to the present day, to find that the battle to rescue what is arguably the world's most important river is far from lost.

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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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  • How to build houses and save the countryside by Shaun Spiers
    How to build houses and save the countryside (English, Paperback) Shaun Spiers

    Focusing on house building and conservation politics in England, Spiers uses his considerable experience and extensive research to demonstrate why the current model doesn't work, and why there needs to be both planning reform and a more active role for the state, including local government.

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  • Innovating Climate Governance by Bruno Turnheim
    Innovating Climate Governance (English, Hardback) Bruno Turnheim

    Critically examines whether and how local and experimental action can deliver significant and transformative ways of tackling climate change.

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  • Seeking Spatial Justice by Edward W. Soja
    Seeking Spatial Justice (English, Paperback) Edward W. Soja

    In 1996, the Los Angeles Bus Riders Union, a grassroots advocacy organization, won a historic legal victory against the city's Metropolitan Transit Authority. The resulting consent decree forced the MTA for a period of ten years to essentially reorient the mass transit system to better serve the city's poorest residents. A stunning reversal of conventional governance and planning in urban America,...

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  • The Worst of Times by Paul Wignall
    The Worst of Times (English, Paperback) Paul Wignall

    Two hundred sixty million years ago, life on Earth suffered wave after wave of cataclysmic extinctions, with the worst wiping out nearly every species on the planet. The Worst of Times delves into the mystery behind these extinctions and sheds light on the fateful role the primeval supercontinent, known as Pangea, might have played in causing these global catastrophes. Drawing on the latest...

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  • Economies of Recycling by Catherine Alexander
    Economies of Recycling (English, Paperback) Catherine Alexander

    Following global material chains, this groundbreaking book reveals astonishing connections between persons, households, cities and global regions as objects are reworked, taken to pieces and traded.

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