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Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

by Sheba Suphannahong eBookIt.com (December 04, 2014)

Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

A collection of short stories for inspiration.

"Wonderful little Pepper-Uppers."

Each saga is shaped as a photo-essay and most need only a few minutes to read.

A different way to...


The Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 05, 2012)

The Environment sheds light on the biosphere, the water cycle, erosion, ecosystems and climates. It also delves into environmental threats, including the depletion of the ozone layer, acid rain and deforestation....


The Visual Dictionary of Universe & Earth

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Universe and Earth takes the reader into a fascinating journey through cosmos to discover celestial bodies, astronomical observation equipment and astronautics, and then provides a complete...


Understanding Weather and the Environment

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world of complex and captivating phenomena. Accurate, detailed visual information is all defined in lay language to make it readily accessible...


The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle: The Firebrand / Mrs. Simcoe's Diary / The Scalpel, the Sword / The Men of the Last Frontier / Pilgrim

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al. Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

Five books in the Voyageur Classics series celebrate the best in Canadian biographical letters, with two titles from the great Grey Owl, as well as books by or about Elizabeth Simcoe, Dr. Norman Bethune, and...


Hunting the Hunters

by Laurens de Groot Bloomsbury Publishing (January 02, 2014)

'As the rest of the world stood by and watched, Laurens risked everything to defend these extraordinary mammals from extinction. A truly powerful and inspiring story.' Susan Sarandon

Laurens de Groot was a detective...


Leading into the World

by Paul Galbreath Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

An exploration of ways to connect worship practices with the call of Christian disciples to care for the earth. Discussion of earth stewardship is largely absent from modern Sunday services, and this re-examination...


Many Heavens, One Earth: Readings on Religion and the Environment

by Clifford Chalmers Cain Lexington Books (January 01, 2012)

Many Heavens, One Earth is a collection of first-person voices from nine of the world religions. In fifteen articles, devotees and scholars reveal the contributions these traditions make to informing and motivating...


The Greenwash Effect

by Guy Pearse Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

Going green is the new black for big business. But how real is the climate-friendly revolution that’s being advertised? Toyota would like us to think that Mother Nature drives a Prius, Ford wants us to “Join...


Underminers: A Guide to Subverting The Machine

by Keith Farnish New Society Publishers (August 26, 2013)

A user's guide for dismantling modern civilization.


Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

Computing Our Way to Paradise?: The Role of Internet and Communication Technologies in Sustainable Consumption and Globalization

by Robert Rattle AltaMira Press (January 16, 2010)

Computing Our Way to Paradise? challenges key assumptions concerning the role of Internet and communication technologies in globalization processes. The author argues that while globalization is predicated upon...


The Big Thirst

by Charles Fishman Free Press (February 14, 2011)

Praised as “an entertaining and torrential flow of a book” by Nature magazine, The Big Thirst is a startling examination of the passing of the golden age of water and the shocking facts about how water scarcity...


The Great Healthy Yard Project

by Diane Lewis She Writes Press (May 06, 2014)

A 2013 study released by the United States Geological Survey found that the chemicals we're putting in our yards are now in every stream, river, and lake, and half of our well water-all the sources of our drinking...


Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland Feral House (May 26, 2014)

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.


Bridget Stutchbury Two-Book Bundle

by Bridget Stutchbury HarperCollins Publishers (June 24, 2014)

A Yale-educated professor of biology, Bridget Stutchbury roams forests studying the social lives and sexual antics of birds, sharing with us the curious reasons for their strange behaviour, bright colouring...


Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology: Studies in the Neotropical Lowlands

by William Balee & Clark L. Erickson Columbia University Press (June 22, 2006)

This collection of studies by anthropologists, botanists, ecologists, and biologists is an important contribution to the emerging field of historical ecology. The book combines cutting-edge research with new...


Working Forests in the Neotropics: Conservation through Sustainable Management?

by Daniel J. Zarin, Janaki R. R. Alavalapati, Frances E. Putz & Marianne Schmink Columbia University Press (December 29, 2004)

-- Thomas Lovejoy, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment


America's Public Lands: From Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond

by Randall K. Wilson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

Randall Wilson traces the often-forgotten ideas of nature that have shaped the evolution of America’s public land system. The result is a fresh, compelling, and comprehensive account of the most pressing policy...


Minding the Earth, Mending the World: Zen and the Art of Planetary Crisis

by Susan Murphy Counterpoint (April 21, 2014)

Shunryu Suzuki Roshi founded the San Francisco Zen Center in 1962, and after fifty years we have seen a fine group of Zen masters trained in the west take up the mantle and extend the practice of Zen in ways...


Earth Spirit Living

by Ann Marie Holmes Atria Books/Beyond Words (March 15, 2011)

Earth Spirit Living is a revolutionary approach to lifestyle design and personal space. Author Ann Marie Holmes, an expert on earth energy systems, reveals that by picking up subtle cues from the natural world,...


How Much is Enough?

by Richard K. Payne Wisdom Publications (March 10, 2010)

The massive outpouring of consumer products available today might alone lead one to ask "How much is enough?" But at the same time, if we allow ourselves to see the social, political, economic and environmental...


Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

by Gail Hudson, Jane Goodall & Michael Pollan Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2014)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From world-renowned scientist Jane Goodall, as seen in the new National Geographic documentary Jane, comes a fascinating examination of the critical role that trees and plants play in...


The Poetic Species: A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson and Robert Hass

by Robert Hass, Edward O. Wilson & Lee Briccetti Bellevue Literary Press (March 17, 2014)

A meeting of great minds at the intersection of the arts and sciences


The Story of Stuff

by Annie Leonard Free Press (March 09, 2010)

A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our...


The Great Penguin Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli Free Press (October 26, 2010)

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


The Rouge River Valley: An Urban Wilderness

by James E. Garratt Natural Heritage (April 15, 2000)

The Rouge River Valley is a unique yet very fragile and transient natural phenomenon existing within the confines of Toronto.


Nature First: Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way

by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander Natural Heritage (July 31, 2007)

Friluftsliv is an approach to creating a relationship between humans and nature. Nature First explores ways of applying this wisdom to everyday out-of-doors life.


Algonquin Wildlife: Lessons in Survival

by Norm Quinn, Cassandra Ward & Dan Strickland Natural Heritage (August 26, 2002)

A celebration of the vast array of wildlife studies ongoing in Ontarios very first provincial park.


The Lovely and the Wild

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Glen Loates Natural Heritage (June 30, 1987)

From childhood Louise de Kiriline Lawrence dreamed of settling one day in a tranquil spot and living in harmony with nature.


To Whom the Wilderness Speaks

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence & Aleta Karstad Natural Heritage (January 15, 1989)

"Lawrence was quite possibly the most remarkable woman in Canada. Certainly she was a remarkable nature writer." - Pat Barclay, Books in Canada


The Loghouse Nest

by Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Natural Heritage (March 15, 1988)

A charming account of the author's special relationship with the birds and wild creatures who shared her northern homesite at Pimisi Bay, near Mattawa, Ontario.


Social-Ecological Resilience and Law

by Ahjond S. Garmestani & Craig R. Allen Columbia University Press (February 25, 2014)

Environmental law envisions ecological systems as existing in an equilibrium state, or a “balance of nature,” reinforcing a rigid legal framework unable to absorb rapid environmental changes and innovations...


Flying Blind: One Man's Adventures Battling Buckthorn, Making Peace with Authority, and Creating a Home for Endangered Bats

by Don Mitchell Chelsea Green Publishing (September 27, 2013)

When Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell was approached by a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department about tracking endangered Indiana bats on his 150-acre farm in Vermont's picturesque...


Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell Chelsea Green Publishing (December 15, 2009)

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the...


Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land

by Janisse Ray Chelsea Green Publishing (April 30, 2005)

Janisse Ray, award-winning author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and Wild Card Quilt, writes an evocative paean to wildness and wilderness restoration with an extraordinary journey into southern Georgia's...


The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis

by Greg Pahl & Richard Heinberg Chelsea Green Publishing (March 07, 2007)

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Al Gore's summer blockbuster An Inconvenient Truth, and crude oil prices soaring to all-time highs, more people than ever know the truth about our oil addiction. Global warming...


An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas

by Diane Wilson & Kenny Ausubel Chelsea Green Publishing (September 15, 2005)

When Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, learns that she lives in the most polluted county in the United States, she decides to fight back. She launches a campaign against...


Badluck Way

by Bryce Andrews Atria Books (January 07, 2014)

“Much more than a coming-of-age story, Badluck Way is an important meditation on what it means to share space and breathe the same air as truly wild animals, and the necessary damage that can occur when boundaries...


Performance on Behalf of the Environment

by Jnan A. Blau, Richard D. Besel, Courtney Ryan & Jess Larson et al. Lexington Books (November 26, 2013)

Performance on Behalf of the Environment is a collection of essays from a diverse group of scholars representing the fields of art, communication studies, dance, environmental studies, performance studies, rhetoric,...


Penguin Planet: Their World, Our World

by Kevin Schafer Taylor Trade Publishing (November 16, 2013)

Penguin Planet is a celebration of all things penguin. Author and photographer Kevin Schafer made it his mission to see and photograph every remaining penguin species in the wild, and the first edition was the...


The Case for Grassroots Collaboration: Social Capital and Ecosystem Restoration at the Local Level

by John Charles Morris, William Allen Gibson, William Marshall Leavitt & Shana Campbell Jones Lexington Books (September 26, 2013)

This book addresses the activities of three grassroots environmental collaborations in the Chesapeake Bay region. Citizen-based collaboration can be effective in ecosystem restoration when applied at the proper...


Frontier Towns On the Mekong

by Sheba Suphannahong eBookIt.com (October 11, 2013)

This ebook is for the modern traveler – the bold, the brave, and those that want to use technology for new insights.

Our quirky Frontier Town (Nakhon Phanom) is the perfect place to use as a base for adventure,...


Traditional Islamic Environmentalism: The Vision of Seyyed Hossein Nasr

by Tarik M. Quadir UPA (September 16, 2013)

This work examines the relevance of traditional Islamic thought and practices for a lasting solution to the current environmental crisis. The book argues that only a revival of the traditional worldview which...


Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement

by Tim Palmer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 09, 2004)

Based on careful research and hundreds of interviews, this information-packed narrative is regarded as a classic in the field of conservation. This updated edition includes two new chapters that chart the course...


Sustainable Development in Crisis Conditions: Challenges of War, Terrorism, and Civil Disorder

by Phillip J. Cooper & Claudia Maria Vargas Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 26, 2007)

Sustainable Development in Crisis Conditions takes a broad-based and integrative approach to exploring nation-building and reconstruction in the wake of environmentally destructive warfare.


Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinion

by Eric R. A. N. Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 17, 2001)

This book explores the intricate relationship between public opinion and energy issues. Energy, the Environment, and Public Opinion sheds light on how much the public understands about energy policy, what the...


Historical Dictionary of the Green Movement

by Miranda Schreurs & Elim Papadakis Scarecrow Press (August 14, 2007)

Human beings have been concerned about nature and their place in it for millennia. Disquiet about the consequences of human action on the natural environment date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The efforts...


World Ecological Degradation: Accumulation, Urbanization, and Deforestation, 3000BC-AD2000

by Sing C. Chew AltaMira Press (June 06, 2001)

Deforestation, soil runoff, salination, pollution. While recurrent themes of the contemporary world, they are not new to us. In this broad sweeping review of the environmental impacts of human settlement and...


GroundWork for Community-Based Conservation: Strategies for Social Research

by Diane Russell & Camilla Harshbarger AltaMira Press (May 13, 2003)

While ecological and biophysical sciences have dominated the theory and practice of conservation, practitioners and researchers worldwide know that conservation initiatives have profound social impacts and consequences...