A finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world--sand--and the crucial role it plays in our lives.
From the craftsman behind the popular YouTube channel Primitive Technology comes a practical guide to building huts and tools using only natural materials from the wild.
The first handbook on reclaimed wood, combining useful information, rich history, and design ideas
Wood reclaimed from old houses, factories, barns, water tanks, and boardwalks has become a valuable commodity, treasured for the patina that gives witness to its history.$16.99ISBN: 9781541699533Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Basic Books - September 3rd, 2019As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers presents a natural and cultural history of bees: the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.$28.00ISBN: 9781451659108Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 2019
The New York Times bestselling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die.
Most of us have instinctive evidence the world is ending—balmy December days, face-to-face conversation replaced with heads-to-screens zomboidism, a world at const$29.99ISBN: 9781250132543Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Thomas Dunne Books - October 2019
New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel shows how our drinking water got contaminated, what it may be doing to us, and what we must do to make it safe.$29.00ISBN: 9780735220980Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Viking - July 16th, 2019
“A big, bold book about public lands . . . The Desert Solitaire of our time.” —Outside
A hard-hitting look at the battle now raging over the fate of the public lands in the American West--and a plea for the protection of these last wild places$50.00ISBN: 9781567926422Availability: BackorderedPublished: David R. Godine Publisher - August 2019
The publication of the original Great Camps of the Adirondacks in 1982 helped launch new and much needed public attention to the importance and plight of Great Camps and the rustic architecture of the Adirondack region.$14.50ISBN: 9781770414303Availability: BackorderedPublished: ECW Press - September 3rd, 2019
"Maude Barlow is one of our planet's greatest water defenders." -- Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine$17.99ISBN: 9781510738331Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Skyhorse - January 7th, 2020
As consumerism and a meat-heavy, processed diet become the norm and the world’s population continues to grow at an exponential rate, more and more people are looking toward a more sustainable path for food.$124.95ISBN: 9781421429632Availability: BackorderedPublished: Johns Hopkins University Press - August 6th, 2019
Bluefin tunas are dominant keystone predators known for their impressive size, strength, endurance, and speed. Electronic tags have revealed that they can dive to great depths (over 6000 feet) and migrate vast distances--from frigid subpolar seas to warm tropical waters--for spawning. Prized for their rich taste and unique texture, bluefin tunas are also a worldwide commodity of great value.