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End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316449618
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Published: Hachette Books - August 27th, 2019

Newsweek and Bloomberg popular science and investigative journalist Bryan Walsh explores the history of extinction and offers a cutting-edge examination of existential risk, the dangerous mistakes we have yet to pay for, and concrete steps we can take to protect ourselves and future-proof our civilization.

The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374160807
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - September 3rd, 2019

This century has seen the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history—but who bears the brunt of these monster storms?

When the Sky Fell: Hurricane Maria and the United States in Puerto Rico Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948062367
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Published: Apollo Publishers - September 17th, 2019

A searing investigation of the factors that devastated Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, from acclaimed investigative reporter Michael Deibert.

Into the Storm: Two Ships, a Deadly Hurricane, and an Epic Battle for Survival Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524797904
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 4th, 2019

“An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best.”—Lee Child

The true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-and-rescue operation that shines a light on the elite Coast Guard swimmers trained for the most dangerous ocean missions

Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501184901
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Published: Scribner - August 6th, 2019

In the bestselling tradition of The Perfect Storm and The Finest Hours, “an exquisitely written and dramatic book…a literary page-turner” (Doug Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Horse Soldiers)—the 2015 mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle, taking wi

Hurricane Maria: The St. Croix Disaster Cover Image
ISBN: 9781684018918
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Published: Mascot Books - August 6th, 2019

Hurricane Maria struck the Caribbean in 2017 while Dr. Mupanduki was working as a hospital physician in St. Croix. The book narrates his experiences in this horrifying category 5 hurricane. A fascinating read for anyone with a keen interest in disaster relief, public health and safety, and environmental issues as well as those interested to know what happened with Hurricane Maria.

Storm of the Century: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493037971
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Published: Lyons Press - August 2019

Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9781610919975
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Published: Island Press - September 5th, 2019

"Frightening...Firestorm comes alive when Struzik discusses the work of offbeat scientists."  —New York Times Book Review

"Comprehensive and compelling." —Booklist

"A powerful message." —Kirkus

"Should be required reading." —Library Journa

The Top 10 As We Hit Bottom: What Global Warming, Nuclear War, Cyberwar, Pandemics, Supervolcanoes, Asteroid Strikes, Out-of-Control A.I., and Other Unpleasantries Could Do to Us. Cover Image
By Barrett Ron (Illustrator), Parry Jim (Text by)
ISBN: 9781510746473
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Published: Skyhorse - November 26th, 2019

From best-selling author and illustrator Ron Barrett, who forecasted the weather in the classic picture book, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, now predicts how—thanks to climate change and other unpleasantries—the world will end!

With research and really scary text by Jim Parry, The Top Ten As We Hit Bottom is a darkly humorous collection of “Top Ten&rdquo

Living on Flood Plains and Wetlands: A Homeowner's Handbook Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493038343
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Published: Lyons Press - July 2019

If you live on a flood plain or wetland, you know the potential dangers--to you, your family, and your home. A major flood could strike at any time and you need to be prepared. But of even more immediate concern is the tiresome battle to keep your property free of minor floods and water seepage, which can be just as destructive--and costly--as a major flood.

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