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The Future of Ice
The Future of Ice
Written by Gretel Ehrlich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400034352
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The Future of Ice
A Journey Into Cold
Written by Gretel Ehrlich


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $13.95

This book was written out of Gretel Ehrlich’s love for winter–for remote and cold places, for the ways winter frees our imagination and invigorates our feet, mind, and soul–and also out of the fear that our “democracy of gratification” has irreparably altered the climate.

Over the course of a year, Ehrlich... Read more >
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Archipelago
Archipelago
Written by David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792241881
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Archipelago
Portraits of Life in the World's Most Remote Island Sanctuary
Written by David Liittschwager and Susan Middleton


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $65.00

For this project, Middleton and Liittschwager gained unprecedented access to photograph on and around these protected islands that are otherwise completely off-limits to people. Home to nearly seventy percent of our nation's coral reefs, known as the "rainforests of the sea," the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is a remarkable ecosystem that supports... Read more >
Mycelium Running
Mycelium Running
Written by Paul Stamets
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580085793
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Mycelium Running
How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
Written by Paul Stamets


Format: Trade Paperback, 356 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

Mycelium Running is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how.
 
The basic science goes like this: Microscopic cells called... Read more >
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The Prophet of Dry Hill
The Prophet of Dry Hill
Written by David Gessner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807085684
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The Prophet of Dry Hill
Lessons From a Life in Nature
Written by David Gessner


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2005
Price: $19.95

David Gessner had always known of John Hay. A nature writing legend, Hay was a hero to the younger writer. But it wasn't until Gessner returned to his childhood home on Cape Cod that he befriended the older man. At first, Gessner thought he might write Hay's biography. But that idea... Read more >
Dam!
Dam!
Written by John W. Simpson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375422317
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Dam!
Water, Power, Politics, and Preservation in Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park
Written by John W. Simpson


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $28.50

A vivid account of America’s first environmental cause célèbre, which illuminates our attitudes toward fundamental questions of growth, development, and our place in nature.

The building of the O’Shaughnessy Dam and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in the middle of Yosemite National Park–despite the availability of less expensive, less technically challenging, and less politically... Read more >
Big Open
Big Open
Written by Rick Ridgeway, Photographed by Galen Rowell, Foreword by Conrad Anker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792238997
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Big Open
On Foot Across Tibert's Chang Tang
Written by Rick Ridgeway
Photographed by Galen Rowell
Foreword by Conrad Anker


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2005
Price: $14.00

On foot and on their own, four adventurers brave the challenges of nature on a 275-mile trek through one of the most beautiful—and most remote—regions of the world. Read more >
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Why I Wake Early
Why I Wake Early
Written by Mary Oliver
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807068793
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Why I Wake Early
New Poems
Written by Mary Oliver


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2005
Price: $15.00

The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world... Read more >
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