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  • A Lighter Footprintby Angela Crocombe

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2009; US$ 16.99

    Arguing that global warming is the biggest problem facing humanity today, this well-illustrated handbook seeks to reduce the heavy tread of the human race?s impact upon the planet. Using a tool called the ecological footprint, it estimates the resources that an individual consumes compared with the amount that nature can sustain. Most importantly,... more...

  • Endgame, Volume 2by Derrick Jensen

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 20.95

    Whereas Volume 1 of Endgame presents the problem of civilization, Volume 2 of this pivotal work illustrates our means of resistance. Incensed and hopeful, impassioned and lucid, Endgame leapfrogs the environmental movement's deadlock over our willingness to change our conduct, focusing instead on our ability to adapt to the impending ecological revolution. more...

  • What We Leave Behindby Derrick Jensen; Aric Mcbay

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    What We Leave Behind is a piercing, impassioned guide to living a truly responsible life on earth. Human waste, once considered a gift to the soil, has become toxic material that has broken the essential cycle of decay and regeneration. Here, award-winning author Derrick Jensen and activist Aric McBay weave historical analysis and devastatingly beautiful... more...

  • Nature as Measureby Wes Jackson; Wendell Berry

    Counterpoint 2011; US$ 16.95

    Wes Jackson can teach us many things about the land, soil, and conservation, but what most resonates is this: The ecosphere is self-regulating, and as often as we attempt to understand it, we are not its builders, and our manuals will often be faulty. The only responsible way to learn the nuances of the land is to study the soil and vegetation in... more...

  • Climate Financeby Richard B. Stewart; Benedict Kingsbury; Bryce Rudyk

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 59.00

    Preventing risks of severe damage from climate change not only requires deep cuts in developed country greenhouse gas emissions, but enormous amounts of public and private investment to limit emissions while promoting green growth in developing countries. While attention has focused on emissions limitations commitments and architectures, the crucial... more...

  • Wasserverbandverordnungby Paul Kaiser; Karl Linckelmann; Erwin Schleberger; Erich Weiss

    De Gruyter 1967; US$ 133.00

    Wasserverbandverordnung: Wasserverbandgesetz Wasserverbandvorschriften. Kommentar (Sammlung Guttentag) more...

  • The Oil Man and the Seaby Arno Kopecky

    D & M Publishers 2013; US$ 17.95

    A sailing trip along the proposed Northern Gateway marine route with a fresh new voice in non-fiction. With oil and gas behemoth Enbridge Inc.?s Northern Gateway proposal nearing approval, supertankers loaded with two million barrels of oil may soon be plying the waters from northern British Columbia down the wild Pacific Coast. This region is home... more...

  • The Sacred Headwatersby Wade Davis; David Suzuki; Robert F. Kennedy Jr.; Carr Clifton

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 45.00

    In the rugged northern Rocky Mountains lies a spectacularly beautiful valley, known to the Native peoples as the Sacred Headwaters. There, on the edge of the Spatsizi Wilderness, the Serengeti of North America, three of the continent's most important salmon rivers?the Stikine, the Skeena, and the Nass?are born. Now, against the wishes of the Native... more...

  • Conservationby Clive Hambler; Susan M. Canney

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    A compact overview of the process, theory and practice of conservation and its central place in environmental issues. more...

  • Comfortably Unawareby Richard Oppenlander

    Beaufort Books 2012; US$ 14.99

    In Comfortably Unaware , Dr. Richard Oppenlander tackles the crucial issue of global depletion as it relates to food choice. We should all be aware of our diet's consequences on the environment and commit to seeking food products that are in the best interest of all living things. His stark mental images are often disturbing--and that's how... more...