Nature and Ecology
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Letters from the Country
Letters from the Country
Paperback      ISBN: 0816633223
Travels of William Bartram
Travels of William Bartram
Paperback      ISBN: 0486200132
First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Naturalist's poetic, lovely account of travels through Florida, Georgia, Carolinas from 1773 to 1778. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty..." — New York Times. 13 illustrations.
Cry of the Kalahari
Cry of the Kalahari
Paperback      ISBN: 0395647800
This account of the author's seven-year stay in Africa's Kalahari wilderness covers their adventures of survival, their contact with curious and dangerous animals, and the establishment of their conservation research project
The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya
The Unquiet Woods
Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya
Paperback      ISBN: 0520222350
Expanded Edition This new, expanded edition of The Unquiet Woods, Ramachandra Guha's pathbreaking study of peasant movements against commercial forestry, offers a new epilogue that brings the story of Himalayan social protest up-to-date, reflecting the Chipko movement's continuing influence in the wider world. A new appendix charts the progress of environmental history in India. The bibliography and index have been revised and updated.
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle
Remaking the Way We Make Things
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0865475873
Challenges the concept that industry must inevitably damage the natural environment as it argues that products should be designed so that after their useful life they provide nourishment for something else--as biological nutrients that safely reenter the environment or as technical nutrients that circulate within closed-loop industrial circles. 15,000 first printing.
Pliny Natural History: Books I-II
Pliny Natural History
Books I-II
Hardcover      ISBN: 0674993640
Pliny the Elder (23
The Riverkeepers: Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right
The Riverkeepers
Two Activists Fight to Reclaim Our Environment As a Basic Human Right
Paperback      ISBN: 068484625x
The authors describe their confrontations and eventual triumphs over environmental lawbreakers
Dharma Rain: Sources of Buddhist Environmentalism
Dharma Rain
Sources of Buddhist Environmentalism
Paperback      ISBN: 1570624755
Contemporary Buddhist insights on environmentalism are assembled here, with contributions from Basho, the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Gary Snyder, Chogyam Trungpa, Gretel Ehrlich, Peter Mattiessen, Philip Glass, and others. Original.
Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind
Henry Thoreau
A Life of the Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 0520063465
This biography of Henry Thoreau offers insight into his social activism, his interest in fine arts, William Gilpin and John Ruskin's influence on his nature writing, and his involvement in, and influence by, the Agassiz-Darwin debate over "The Origin of Species."
Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature
Rachel Carson
Witness for Nature
Paperback      ISBN: 0805034285
A biography of the environmentalist chronicles her development from biologist and nature writer to muckraker and champion of ecological causes