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  • Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanitiesby Sarah Jaquette Ray; Jay Sibara; Stacy Alaimo

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 70.00

    Although scholars in the environmental humanities have been exploring the dichotomy between ?wild? and ?built? environments for several years, few have focused on the field of disability studies, a discipline that enlists the contingency between environments and bodies as a foundation of its scholarship. On the other hand, scholars in disability... more...

  • The Sense of Wonderby Rachel Carson

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99

    First published a half-century ago, Rachel Carson's award-winning The Sense of Wonder remains the classic guide to introducing children to the marvels of nature In 1955, acclaimed conservationist Rachel Carson?author of Silent Spring ?began work on an essay that she would come to consider one of her life?s most important projects. Her grandnephew,... more...

  • Rethinking Natureby Aurélie Choné; Isabelle Hajek; Philippe Hamman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting the tensions between the polarities of humans as masters... more...

  • Edge of Morningby Jacqueline Keeler

    Torrey House Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Native writers share their essential perspectives on the sacred Bears Ears landscape and threats to its cultural and natural wonders. more...

  • Cutting Backby Leslie Buck

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 18.50

    This absorbing debut memoir recounts an American gardener?s apprenticeship with the most prestigious gardening firm in Kyoto.  more...

  • Deep Woods, Wild Watersby Douglas Wood

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Wait , young Douglas?s grandfather says as the bobber twitches on the surface of Little Lake. Be patient . And so begins an encounter with the promise and wonder of nature that will last a lifetime. Deep Woods, Wild Waters traces the winding path that carried Douglas Wood from one wonder to the next, through a landscape of rocks, woods, and waters,... more...

  • Ecoviews Tooby J. Whitfield Gibbons; Anne R. Gibbons

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    Ecoviews Too examines various human attitudes toward wildlife and the environment, focusing on seasonal occurrences and natural adaptations, in an engaging and informative manner. Whit Gibbons and Anne R. Gibbons?s Ecoviews Too: Ecology for All Seasons is based on the popular weekly column ?Ecoviews,? published by numerous newspapers for... more...

  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalistby Paul Kingsnorth

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 19.99

    Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist, an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that seemed hell-bent on ignoring a looming climate crisis in its relentless pursuit of profit. But as the environmental movement began to focus on 'sustainability' rather than the defence of wild places... more...

  • At the Lightning Fieldby Laura Raicovich

    Coffee House Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    An exploration of coincidences of history, light, space, duration, chaos theory, mathematics, memory, and Walter De Maria's Lightning Field . more...

  • Good Birders Still Don't Wear Whiteby Lisa A. White; Jeffrey A. Gordon; Robert A. Braunfield

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017; US$ 13.42

    Avid North American birders share wit, wisdom, advice, and what fuels their passion for birds. more...