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The Water Book
The Water Book
Written by Elizabeth Pacheco and June Eding, Preface by Alexandra Cousteau, Edited by Anna Krusinski
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The Water Book
A Users Guide to Understanding, Protecting, and Preserving Earth's Most Precious Resource
Written by Elizabeth Pacheco and June Eding
Preface by Alexandra Cousteau
Edited by Anna Krusinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $11.00

“All things are water.” – Plutarch
 
Water surrounds us. Falling from the sky, collecting in lakes and rivers and streams, quenching our thirst, nourishing our food sources—water is the critical building block of life. Known as the “Blue Planet”, about 70% of Earth’s surface is covered with water. With this finite resource... Read more >
The National Parks
The National Parks
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
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ISBN: 9780375712104
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The National Parks
America's Best Idea
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $35.00

The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War

America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but... Read more >
A Sea in Flames
A Sea in Flames
Written by Carl Safina
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A Sea in Flames
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout
Written by Carl Safina


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $15.00

Carl Safina has been hailed as one of the top 100 conservations of the 20th century (Audubon Magazine) and A Sea in Flames is his blistering account of the months-long manmade disaster that tormented a region and mesmerized the nation. Traveling across the Gulf to make sense of an ever-changing story... Read more >
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A Sea in Flames
A Sea in Flames
Written by Carl Safina
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A Sea in Flames
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout
Written by Carl Safina


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

Carl Safina has been hailed as one of the top 100 conservations of the 20th century (Audubon Magazine) and A Sea in Flames is his blistering account of the months-long manmade disaster that tormented a region and mesmerized the nation. Traveling across the Gulf to make sense of an ever-changing story... Read more >
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Our Way Out
Our Way Out
Written by Marq De Villiers
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ISBN: 9781551993584
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Our Way Out
Principles for a Post-apocalyptic World
Written by Marq De Villiers


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

Global warming, energy shortages, overpopulation — it's no wonder that as a society, we're in an apocalyptic mood. Out of an endless stream of gloomy prognoses for humanity's future, we have emerged with little inspiration and few concrete ideas for change. Our Way Out is the first time that our most... Read more >
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
Written by Kathleen Meyer
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ISBN: 9781580083638
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
Written by Kathleen Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of the decade” by Books of the Southwest, and in its second as “the real shit” by the...

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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
Written by Kathleen Meyer
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How to Shit in the Woods, 3rd Edition
An Environmentally Sound Approach to a Lost Art
Written by Kathleen Meyer


Format: eBook, 136 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $8.99

It’s the feisty third edition of How to Shit in the Woods, jam-packed with new information for outdoor enthusiasts of every stripe. Hailed in its first edition as “the most important environmental book of the decade” by Books of the Southwest, and in its second as “the real shit” by the...

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Recovering a Lost River
Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities
Written by Steven Hawley


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $26.95

A powerful argument for why dam removal makes good scientific, economic, and environmental sense—and requires our urgent attention

The Snake River, flowing through the Northwest, was once one of the world's greatest salmon rivers. As recently as a hundred years ago, it retained some of its historic bounty with seven million fish... Read more >
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EcoBeauty
EcoBeauty
Written by Lauren Cox and Janice Cox
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ISBN: 9781607741404
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EcoBeauty
Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, Rinses, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends
Written by Lauren Cox and Janice Cox


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $12.99

EcoBeauty has something for everyone. Crafty types will love the gift ideas, and even those of us who can barely make toast will be able to handle these recipes. Making beauty products at home is a great way to save money and help the environment, and these recipes will do all... Read more >
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The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World
The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World
Written by Sharon J. Smith
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ISBN: 9781607740162
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The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World

Written by Sharon J. Smith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

If you want to make a significant and sustainable impact on the health of our planet, this powerful and practical guide can help. Author and activist Sharon J. Smith shares proven strategies and lessons learned from the winners of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards—America’s top honor for young green leaders...

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The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World
The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World
Written by Sharon J. Smith
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The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World

Written by Sharon J. Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $14.99

If you want to make a significant and sustainable impact on the health of our planet, this powerful and practical guide can help. Author and activist Sharon J. Smith shares proven strategies and lessons learned from the winners of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards—America’s top honor for young green leaders...

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On Thin Ice
On Thin Ice
Written by Richard Ellis
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ISBN: 9780307454645
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On Thin Ice
The Changing World of the Polar Bear
Written by Richard Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $18.95

Polar bears—fierce and majestic—have captivated us for centuries. Feared by explorers, revered by the Inuit, and beloved by zoo goers everywhere, they are a symbol for the harsh beauty and muscular grace of the Arctic. But as global warming threatens the ice caps’ integrity, the polar bear has also come to...

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Biocidal
Confronting the Poisonous Legacy of PCBs
Written by Ted Dracos


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $31.95

The first full account of the scientific and political dynamics of global PCB contamination, and its threat to human health and the environment
 
Whether or not you've heard of PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), it's likely that this toxic chemical can be found in your cells. PCBs were invented in 1920 for the electronics... Read more >
Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $23.00

Widely regarded as the "rock star" of American poetry, Mary Oliver is a writer whose words have long had the power to move countless readers. Regularly topping the national poetry best-seller list and drawing thousands to her sold-out readings across the coutnry, Oliver is unparalleled in her impact. As noted in...

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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Written by Mark Winne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807047330
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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture
Written by Mark Winne


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the widespread application of chemicals, they put their trust in technology and ask consumers to put our trust in...

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Food Rebels, Guerrilla Gardeners, and Smart-Cookin' Mamas
Fighting Back in an Age of Industrial Agriculture
Written by Mark Winne


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

In an age of uncertainty about how climate change may affect the global food supply, industrial agribusiness promises to keep the world fed. Through the use of factory “farms,” genetic engineering, and the widespread application of chemicals, they put their trust in technology and ask consumers to put our trust in...

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In Motion
In Motion
Written by Tony Hiss
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ISBN: 9780307594396
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In Motion
The Experience of Travel
Written by Tony Hiss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $14.99

In this extraordinarily wide-ranging, insightful, and revelatory book, Tony Hiss—the much-praised author of The Experience of Place—delves into a unique and instantly recognizable (though previously undescribed) experience that can happen to us when we travel, a special understanding and ability that can leave us feeling exhilarated. He illustrates how throughout human... Read more >
Swan
Swan
Written by Mary Oliver
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ISBN: 9780807068991
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Swan
Poems and Prose Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $25.00

“Joy is not made to be a crumb,” writes Mary Oliver, and certainly joy abounds in her new book of poetry and prose poems. Swan, her twentieth volume, shows us that, though we may be “made out of the dust of stars,” we are of the world she captures here so...

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Hope Beneath Our Feet
Hope Beneath Our Feet
Edited by Martin Keogh, Contribution by Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Walker and Howard Zinn
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Hope Beneath Our Feet
Restoring Our Place in the Natural World
Edited by Martin Keogh
Contribution by Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Walker and Howard Zinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $18.95

The environmental “tipping point” we approach is more palpable each day, and people are seeing it in ways they can no longer ignore—we need only turn on the news to hear the litany of what is wrong around us. Serious reflection, inspiration, and direction on how to approach the future are... Read more >
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The Mountains of California
The Mountains of California
Written by John Muir, Introduction by Bill McKibben
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ISBN: 9780307758453
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The Mountains of California

Written by John Muir
Introduction by Bill McKibben


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2010
Price: $2.99

When John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life’s work. The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation.

Bill McKibben writes in... Read more >
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Travels in Alaska
Travels in Alaska
Written by John Muir, Introduction by Edward Hoagland
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ISBN: 9780307758491
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Travels in Alaska

Written by John Muir
Introduction by Edward Hoagland


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $2.99

In the late 1800s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales. Half-poet and half-geologist, he recorded his experiences and reflections in Travels in Alaska, a work he was... Read more >
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You Can Save the Earth
You Can Save the Earth
Written by Sean Smith, Edited by June Eding and Anna Krusinski, Created by Andrew Flach
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You Can Save the Earth
7 Reasons Why & 7 Simple Ways.
Written by Sean Smith
Edited by June Eding and Anna Krusinski
Created by Andrew Flach


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: June 15, 2010
Price: $7.00

Finally a hopeful book which empowers us to make the choices we need to make...not out of fear but out of love for ourselves, our Earth, and each other.

Includes inspirational quotes from influential environmentalists and thought leaders including Al Gore, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Walt Whitman, Henry... Read more >
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Running Dry
Running Dry
Written by Jonathan Waterman
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ISBN: 9781426205057
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Running Dry
A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Colorado River
Written by Jonathan Waterman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $26.00

In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine.

Jon... Read more >
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Running Dry
A Journey From Source to Sea Down the Dying Colorado River
Written by Jonathan Waterman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $26.00

In 1869, John Wesley Powell led a small party down the Green and Colorado Rivers in a bold attempt to explore the Grand Canyon for the first time. After their monumental expedition, they told of raging rapids, constant danger, and breathtaking natural beauty of the American landscape at its most pristine.

Jon... Read more >
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You Can Save the Earth

Written by Sean Smith
Edited by June Eding and Anna Krusinski
Created by Andrew Flach


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $1.99

Finally a hopeful book which empowers us to make the choices we need to make...not out of fear but out of love for ourselves, our Earth, and each other.

Includes inspirational quotes from influential environmentalists and thought leaders including Al Gore, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mother Teresa, Walt Whitman, Henry... Read more >
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