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Totem Salmon
Life Lessons from Another Species
Written by Freeman House


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: May 12, 2000
Price: $21.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-8549-3 (0-8070-8549-9)

Part lyrical natural history, part social and philosophical manifesto, Totem Salmon tells the story of a determined band of locals who’ve worked for over two decades to save one of the last purely native species of salmon in California. The book-call it the zen of salmon restoration-traces the evolution of the... Read more >

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Full Body Burden
Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
Written by Kristen Iversen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-95565-4 (0-307-95565-6)

Chosen one of the Best Books of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews and the American Library Association and 2012 Best Book about Justice by The Atlantic
Finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence
Selected for Common Reading at:
Virginia Commonwealth University
St. Bonaventure University
Fort Lewis College
California State University... Read more >

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As the World Burns
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial#A Graphic Novel
Written by Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-777-0 (1-58322-777-6)

Two of America’s most talented activists team up to deliver a bold and hilarious satire of modern environmental policy in this fully illustrated graphic novel. The U.S. government gives robot machines from space permission to eat the earth in exchange for bricks of gold. A one-eyed bunny rescues his friends from... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Deep Green Resistance
Strategy to Save the Planet
Written by Derrick Jensen, Aric McBay and Lierre Keith


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-929-3 (1-58322-929-9)

For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, “Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?” No one ever says yes.

Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental movement leaves off: industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Technology can’t fix it, and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Derrick Jensen Reader
Writings on Environmental Revolution
Written by Derrick Jensen
Edited by Lierre Keith


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-404-6 (1-60980-404-X)

In an age marked by seemingly unstoppable environmental collapse and the urgent quest for solutions, environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen, the voice of the growing deep ecology movement, reveals for us new seeds of hope. Here for the first time in The Derrick Jensen Reader are collected generous selections from his prescient... Read more >
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Dreams

Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-930-9 (1-58322-930-2)

Jensen’s furthest-reaching book yet, Dreams challenges the “destructive nihilism” of writers like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris who believe that there is no reality outside what can be measured using the tools of science. He introduces the mythologies of ancient cultures and modern indigenous peoples as evidence of alternative ways of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Endgame, Volume 1
The Problem of Civilization
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-730-5 (1-58322-730-X)

The long-awaited companion piece to Derrick Jensen’s immensely popular and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe.

Accepting the increasingly widespread belief that industrialized culture inevitably erodes the natural world, Endgame sets out to explore how this relationship impels us towards a revolutionary and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Endgame, Volume 2
Resistance
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 433 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $20.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-724-4 (1-58322-724-5)

Whereas Volume 1 of Endgame presents the problem of civilization, Volume 2 of this pivotal work illustrates our means of resistance. Incensed and hopeful, impassioned and lucid, Endgame leapfrogs the environmental movement’s deadlock over our willingness to change our conduct, focusing instead on our ability to adapt to the impending ecological... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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What We Leave Behind

Written by Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-58322-867-8 (1-58322-867-5)

What We Leave Behind is a piercing, impassioned guide to living a truly responsible life on earth. Human waste, once considered a gift to the soil, has become toxic material that has broken the essential cycle of decay and regeneration. Here, award-winning author Derrick Jensen and activist Aric McBay weave historical... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-8222-0 (0-8129-8222-3)

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.

In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Before They're Gone
A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks
Written by Michael Lanza


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0184-4 (0-8070-0184-8)

A longtime backpacker, climber, and skier, Michael Lanza knows the United States’ national parks like the back of his hand. As a father, he hopes to share these places with his two young children. But he has seen firsthand the changes wrought by the warming climate and understands what lies ahead... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Ethical Oil
The Case for Canada's Oil Sands
Written by Ezra Levant


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-7710-4641-4 (0-7710-4641-3)

In 2009, Ezra Levant’s bestselling book Shakedown revealed the corruption of Canada’s human rights commissions and was declared the “most important public affairs book of the year.” In Ethical Oil, Levant turns his attention to another hot-button topic: the ethical cost of our addiction to oil. While many North Americans may... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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Land Grabbing
Journeys In The New Colonialism
Written by Stefano Liberti
Translated by Enda Flannelly


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-117-6 (1-78168-117-1)

To the governments and corporations buying up vast tracts of the Third World, it is ‘land leasing’; to its critics, it is nothing better than ‘land grabbing’ — the engine powering a new era of colonialism. In this arresting account of how millions of hectares of fertile soil are stolen to feed wealthy westerners thousands of miles away... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Cool IT (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming
Written by Bjorn Lomborg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74110-3 (0-307-74110-9)

Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world’s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions of dollars over the coming decades... Read more >

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The Media Ecosystem
What Ecology Can Teach Us about Responsible Media Practice
Written by Antonio Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: EVOLVER EDITIONS
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-58394-459-2 (1-58394-459-1)

In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media–and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world’s powers... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The God Species
Saving the Planet in the Age of Humans
Written by Mark Lynas


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $25.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-0891-1 (1-4262-0891-X)

We humans are the God species, both the creators and destroyers of life on this planet. As we enter a new geological era - the Anthropocene - our collective power now overwhelms and dominates the major forces of nature.

But from the water cycle to the circulation of nitrogen and carbon through... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Unbowed
A Memoir
Written by Wangari Maathai


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-27520-2 (0-307-27520-5)

In Unbowed, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai recounts her extraordinary journey from her childhood in rural Kenya to the world stage. When Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977, she began a vital poor people’s environmental movement, focused on the empowerment of women, that soon spread across Africa. Persevering through... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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True Green
100 Everyday Ways you Can Contribute to a Healthier Planet
Written by Kim Mckay and Jenny Bonnin


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-1-4262-0113-4 (1-4262-0113-3)

Global warming, climate change, toxic waste, and more: it sometimes seems the environmental challenges we face are just too huge for individual actions to matter, but they're not–and here's the proof. True Green is based on the practical experience of Clean Up the World, a grassroots environmental movement that has inspired... Read more >

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The Minimum Security Chronicles
Resistance to Ecocide
Written by Stephanie McMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-60980-511-1 (1-60980-511-9)

Stephanie McMillan is the winner of the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award

In The Minimum Security Chronicles, the latest long-form narrative from Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award—winning cartoonist Stephanie McMillan, lifelong friends Kranti and Bananabelle are rounded up during a protest and locked in a pen by a faraway railroad track... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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What You See in Clear Water
Indians, Whites, and a Battle Over Water in the American West
Written by Geoffrey O'Gara


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 13, 2002
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-73582-3 (0-679-73582-8)

For nearly a century, the Indians on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming have been battling their white farmer neighbors over the rights to the Wind River. What You See in Clear Water tells the story of this epic struggle, shedding light on the ongoing conflict over water rights in the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Taking on Water
How One Water Expert Challenged Her Inner Hypocrite, Reduced Her Water Footprint (Without Sacrificing a Toasty Shower), and Found Nirvana
Written by Wendy J. Pabich


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $21.95
ISBN: 978-1-57061-831-4 (1-57061-831-3)

When Wendy Pabich received a monthly water bill for 30,000 gallons (for a household of two people and one dog), she was chagrined. After all, she is an expert on sustainable water use. So she set out to make a change. Taking on Water is the story of the author’s personal... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-8595-0 (0-8070-8595-2)

In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $27.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0324-4 (0-8070-0324-7)

An unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Fearing future food shortages or eager to profit from them, the world’s wealthiest and most acquisitive countries, corporations, and individuals have been buying and leasing vast tracts of land around the world. The scale is astounding: parcels the size of small... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

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The Land Grabbers
The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-0341-1 (0-8070-0341-7)

An unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Fearing future food shortages or eager to profit from them, the world’s wealthiest and most acquisitive countries, corporations, and individuals have been buying and leasing vast tracts of land around the world. The scale is astounding: parcels the size of small... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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When the Rivers Run Dry
Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century
Written by Fred Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 15, 2007
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-8573-8 (0-8070-8573-1)

Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridge’s Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.

In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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