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The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399576447
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 6th, 2019

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.

Primitive Technology: A Survivalist's Guide to Building Tools, Shelters, and More in the Wild Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984823670
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 29th, 2019

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.

Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide Cover Image
By Klaas Armster, Mr. Alan Solomon, Michel Arnaud (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9781419738180
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Published: Abrams - October 2019

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.

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541699533
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Published: Basic Books - September 3rd, 2019

As 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.

Civilized to Death: The Price of Progress Cover Image
ISBN: 9781451659108
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Published: 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

Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250132543
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Published: 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.

This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735220980
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Published: 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

Great Camps of the Adirondacks II Cover Image
ISBN: 9781567926422
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Published: 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.

Whose Water Is It, Anyway?: Taking Water Protection Into Public Hands Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770414303
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Published: 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

Foraging for Survival: Edible Wild Plants of North America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510738331
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Published: 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.

The Future of Bluefin Tunas: Ecology, Fisheries Management, and Conservation Cover Image
By Barbara A. Block (Editor)
ISBN: 9781421429632
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Published: 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.

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