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- Scribner 2011; US$ 17.00
AS ALEX PRUD?HOMME and his great-aunt Julia Child were completing their collaboration on her memoir, My Life in France , they began to talk about the French obsession with bottled water, which had finally spread to America. From this spark of interest, Prud?homme began what would become an ambitious quest to understand the evolving story of freshwater.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1968; US$ 8.99
First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 11.20
You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally?eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius?the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation, and a planet going off the cliff, it is what several billion people do that makes a difference. The solution? It isn't science, politics,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
In this innovative book, Laura E. Huggins finds path breaking entrepreneurial solutions to difficult environmental challenges in some of the world's poorest areas. The approaches entrepreneurs are taking to these challenges involve establishing property rights and encouraging market exchange. From beehives to barbed wire, these tools are creating... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 19.25
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 11.20
A guilty liberal finally snaps, swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns off his power, and generally becomes a tree-hugging lunatic who tries to save the polar bears and the rest of the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his baby daughter and Prada-wearing, Four Seasons?loving wife along for the ride. And that's... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 16.80
From the authors of Cradle to Cradle , we learn what's next: The Upcycle The Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle , one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the green living lessons gained from 10 years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept into practice with businesses,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 22.72
Australian Aboriginals taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. In a unique collaboration, a Swedish knowledge management professor finds out from an Aboriginal cultural custodian how they did it, and what we can learn from them. more...