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Blood of the Tiger

(Available January 6, 2015)
Blood of the Tiger
Written by J. A. Mills
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807074961
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Blood of the Tiger
A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species
Written by J. A. Mills


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.95

Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world’s rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires.
 
Many people think wild tigers are on the road to recovery, but they are in greater danger than ever—from a menace few experts saw coming.

There... Read more >
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Blood of the Tiger
A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the Battle to Save a Magnificent Species
Written by J. A. Mills


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.95

Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world’s rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires.
 
Many people think wild tigers are on the road to recovery, but they are in greater danger than ever—from a menace few experts saw coming.

There... Read more >
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Grassland Grouse and Their Conservation

Written by Paul A. Johnsgard


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 3, 2014
Price: $39.95

Paul Johnsgard, one of the world's leading ornithologists, has written this book as a call to action. Conservationists have seen a marked decline in the populations of North American grouse, particularly the grassland-adapted species. Unless action is taken swiftly, at least one species -- Attwater's prairie-chicken -- is certain to follow... Read more >
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Where Climate Is Heading
Where Climate Is Heading
Written by Climate Central
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910344
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Where Climate Is Heading

Written by Climate Central


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A selection from the much-praised climate change primer Global Weirdness, written by Climate Central, the nonprofit, nonpartisan source for all things climate-related: a straightforward, unbiased, peer-reviewed, roll-up-your-sleeves practical account of what we can expect from climate change in the future. 

Over the last several decades, human greenhouse gas emissions have... Read more >
The End of Nature
The End of Nature
Written by Bill McKibben
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153447
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The End of Nature

Written by Bill McKibben


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.

This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
Great Apes and Humans
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623588
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: Trade Paperback, 388 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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The Real Cost of Fracking
The Real Cost of Fracking
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald, Foreword by Sandra Steingraber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084939
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
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The Extermination of the American Bison
The Extermination of the American Bison
Written by William Temple Hornaday, Foreword by John Mack Faragher, Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623571
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The Extermination of the American Bison

Written by William Temple Hornaday
Foreword by John Mack Faragher
Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $29.95

When William Temple Hornaday wrote this text for the Smithsonian Institution in 1889, the thirty million buffalo that had once roamed North America had been reduced to a few hundred. Alarmed by this decimation, Hornaday--a hunter, zoologist, writer, and the Smithsonian's chief taxidermist--set out for Montana to collect specimens for preservation... Read more >
Among Chimpanzees
Among Chimpanzees
Written by Nancy J. Merrick, Foreword by Jane Goodall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084908
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Among Chimpanzees
Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives
Written by Nancy J. Merrick
Foreword by Jane Goodall


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $27.95

Foreword by Jane Goodall

A former student and colleague of Jane Goodall shares stories of chimps and their heroes, and takes readers on a journey to save man’s closest relative.

 
Unbeknownst to much of the public, chimps are in trouble: censuses show them to be extinct in four African countries and nearly... Read more >
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Among Chimpanzees
Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives
Written by Nancy J. Merrick
Foreword by Jane Goodall


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $27.95

Foreword by Jane Goodall

A former student and colleague of Jane Goodall shares stories of chimps and their heroes, and takes readers on a journey to save man’s closest relative.

 
Unbeknownst to much of the public, chimps are in trouble: censuses show them to be extinct in four African countries and nearly... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: eBook, 388 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Predator Paradox
The Predator Paradox
Written by John Shivik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084960
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The Predator Paradox
Ending the War with Wolves, Bears, Cougars, and Coyotes
Written by John Shivik


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

An expert in wildlife management tells the stories of those who are finding new ways for humans and mammalian predators to coexist.
 
Stories of backyard bears and cat-eating coyotes are becoming increasingly common—even for people living in non-rural areas. Farmers anxious to protect their sheep from wolves aren’t the only ones... Read more >
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The Predator Paradox
Ending the War with Wolves, Bears, Cougars, and Coyotes
Written by John Shivik


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.95

An expert in wildlife management tells the stories of those who are finding new ways for humans and mammalian predators to coexist.
 
Stories of backyard bears and cat-eating coyotes are becoming increasingly common—even for people living in non-rural areas. Farmers anxious to protect their sheep from wolves aren’t the only ones... Read more >
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Earth Calling
Earth Calling
Written by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter, Foreword by Caroline Myss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947678
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Earth Calling
A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century
Written by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter
Foreword by Caroline Myss


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $19.95

Our earliest mythologies tell us we all start as a little bit of dirt. These stories carry a profound message: each of us is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, one that many of us have lost touch with. The Silent Spring for today's environmental activists, this... Read more >
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Earth Calling
A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century
Written by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter
Foreword by Caroline Myss


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

Our earliest mythologies tell us we all start as a little bit of dirt. These stories carry a profound message: each of us is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, one that many of us have lost touch with. The Silent Spring for today's environmental activists, this... Read more >
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Ecology and Experience
Ecology and Experience
Written by Richard J. Borden, Foreword by Darron Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947722
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Ecology and Experience
Reflections from a Human Ecological Perspective
Written by Richard J. Borden
Foreword by Darron Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95

A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden’s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology—a story of life wrapped in a life story.

Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental... Read more >
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Ecology and Experience
Reflections from a Human Ecological Perspective
Written by Richard J. Borden
Foreword by Darron Collins


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95

A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden’s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology—a story of life wrapped in a life story.

Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental... Read more >
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Opportunity, Montana
Opportunity, Montana
Written by Brad Tyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033258
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Opportunity, Montana
Big Copper, Bad Water, and the Burial of an American Landscape
Written by Brad Tyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $18.00

A memoir-meets-exposé that examines our fraught relationship with the West and our attempts to clean up a toxic environmental legacy
 
 
In 2002, Texas journalist Brad Tyer strapped a canoe on his truck and moved to Montana, a state that has long exerted a mythic pull on America’s imagination as an unspoiled...

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Dirt Work
Dirt Work
Written by Christine Byl
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ISBN: 9780807033272
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Dirt Work
An Education in the Woods
Written by Christine Byl


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.00

A lively and lyrical account of one woman’s unlikely apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work
 
Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on vacation. But after she graduated from college, broke and ready...

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A Chance for Lasting Survival
A Chance for Lasting Survival
Written by Pan Wenshi, Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun, Translated by Richard B. Harris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623175
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: Hardcover, 370 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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A Chance for Lasting Survival
Ecology and Behavior of Wild Giant Pandas
Written by Pan Wenshi
Edited by William J. Mcshea, David Garshelis and Wang Dajun
Translated by Richard B. Harris


Format: eBook, 460 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history... Read more >
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Arctic Voices
Arctic Voices
Edited by Subhankar Banerjee
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ISBN: 9781609804961
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Arctic Voices
Resistance at the Tipping Point
Edited by Subhankar Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $23.95

"One of the great strengths of Arctic Voices is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The climate changes that...

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On a Farther Shore
On a Farther Shore
Written by William Souder
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ISBN: 9780307462213
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On a Farther Shore
The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring
Written by William Souder


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $16.00

A New York Times Notable Book of 2012

Rachel Carson loved the ocean and wrote three books about its mysteries. But it was with her fourth book, Silent Spring, that this unassuming biologist transformed our relationship with the natural world. Silent Spring was a chilling indictment of DDT and other pesticides that...

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The Imperfect Environmentalist
The Imperfect Environmentalist
Written by Sara Gilbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345537591
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home, and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind)
Written by Sara Gilbert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know... Read more >
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