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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 >
Full-Rip 9.0

(Available September 9, 2014)
Full-Rip 9.0
Written by Sandi Doughton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570619427
Our Price: $18.95
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The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest
Written by Sandi Doughton


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $18.95

Scientists have identified Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver as the urban centers of what will be the biggest earthquake, also called a mega-quake, in the continental United States. A quake will happen--in fact it's actually overdue. The Cascadia subduction zone is 750 miles long, running along the Pacific coast from Northern California... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Home Grown

(Available September 9, 2014)
Home Grown
Written by Ben Hewitt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801699
Our Price: $14.95
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Home Grown
Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling, and Reconnecting with the Natural World
Written by Ben Hewitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

When Ben Hewitt and his wife bought a sprawling acreage of field and forest in northern Vermont, the landscape easily allowed them to envision the self-sustaining family farm they were eager to start. But over the years, the land became so much more than a building site; it became the birthplace... Read more >
The Age of Missing Information

Written by Bill McKibben


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

“Highly personal and original . . . McKibben goes beyond Marshall McLuhan’s theory that the medium is the message.”
——The New York Times

Imagine watching an entire day’s worth of television on every single channel. Acclaimed environmental writer and culture critic Bill McKibben subjected himself to this sensory overload in an experiment... Read more >
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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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife

(Available September 2, 2014)
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213724
Our Price: $40.00
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National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife
From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

From one of the most trusted names in field guides comes a new and lavishly illustrated guide to identifying North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians, plus fish and other aquatic creatures. Broad in scope and clearly organized, National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife is just like having... Read more >
Emergency Bag Essentials (Swatchbook)

(Available August 26, 2014)
Emergency Bag Essentials (Swatchbook)
Written by Jason Charles and The American Preppers Network
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780770435165
Our Price: $14.95
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Emergency Bag Essentials (Swatchbook)
Everything You Need to Bug Out
Written by Jason Charles and The American Preppers Network


Format: Non-traditional book, 106 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $14.95

For anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency evacuation, this primer provides guidelines for assembling a bug-out bag with supplies to cover your essential needs (food, water, shelter, first aid, and communication) for approximately one week.

Presented in the accessible swatchbook format (sturdy laminated flashcards that fan out like a... Read more >
Walden & Civil Disobedience

(Available August 26, 2014)
Walden & Civil Disobedience
Written by Henry David Thoreau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171564
Our Price: $10.00
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Walden & Civil Disobedience

Written by Henry David Thoreau


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $10.00

Henry David Thoreau’s account of his adventure in self-reliance on the shores of a pond in Massachusetts—part social experiment, part spiritual quest—is an enduringly influential American classic.

In 1845, Thoreau began building a cabin at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts. The inspiring and lyrical book that resulted is both a record of...

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Blue Hope
Blue Hope
Written by Sylvia A. Earle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213953
Our Price: $35.00
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Blue Hope
Exploring and Caring for Earth's Magnificent Ocean
Written by Sylvia A. Earle


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $35.00

Dazzling photographs combine with inspiring insights from international ocean icon Sylvia Earle and other notable ocean advocates, paying a poignant tribute to the beauty and magic of the ocean and shedding light on its abundant gifts to the planet.

This lyrical ode to the ocean marries the insights and inspiration of ocean... Read more >
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
Our Price: $39.95
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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 >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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
Our Price: $26.95
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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 >
Also available as an eBook.
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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef
Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef
Written by Kim Pezza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578264957
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Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef

Written by Kim Pezza


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $5.95

YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE!

Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead.


Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd.

A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef

Written by Kim Pezza


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $5.95

YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE!

Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead.


Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd.

A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069330
Our Price: $28.00
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603993
Our Price: $13.99
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Soul of All Living Creatures
The Soul of All Living Creatures
Written by Vint Virga, D.V.M.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307718877
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The Soul of All Living Creatures
What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human
Written by Vint Virga, D.V.M.


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $14.99

As profiled in the New York Times Magazine…

Based on the author’s twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, The Soul of All Living Creatures delves into the inner lives of animals – from whales, wolves, and leopards to mice, dogs, and cats – and explores the relationships we forge... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Among Chimpanzees
Among Chimpanzees
Written by Nancy J. Merrick, Foreword by Jane Goodall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084908
Our Price: $27.95
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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

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 so in ten... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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

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 so in ten... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba

Edited by Rodolfo Claro, Kenyon C. Lindeman and Lynne R. Parenti


Format: eBook, 253 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $49.95

Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive... Read more >
Animal Wisdom
Animal Wisdom
Written by Linda Bender, Afterword by Andrew Harvey, Foreword by Linda Tucker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947739
Our Price: $18.95
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Animal Wisdom
Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals
Written by Linda Bender
Afterword by Andrew Harvey
Foreword by Linda Tucker


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $18.95

How is it that pets are able to travel thousands of miles through unknown territory to reunite with their beloved humans? How can dogs detect cancer with up to a 98 percent accuracy rate, and foresee epileptic or diabetic seizures in their owners? How do animals seem to know an earthquake... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Animal Wisdom
Learning from the Spiritual Lives of Animals
Written by Linda Bender
Afterword by Andrew Harvey
Foreword by Linda Tucker


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $18.95

How is it that pets are able to travel thousands of miles through unknown territory to reunite with their beloved humans? How can dogs detect cancer with up to a 98 percent accuracy rate, and foresee epileptic or diabetic seizures in their owners? How do animals seem to know an earthquake... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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
Our Price: $26.95
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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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