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Rescuing the Planet: Protecting Half the Land to Heal the Earth Cover Image
By Tony Hiss, E. O. Wilson (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780525563945
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Published: Vintage - March 22nd, 2022

An urgent, resounding call to protect 50 percent of the earth's land by 2050thereby saving millions of its speciesand a candid assessment of the health of our planet and our role in conserving it, from the award-winning author of The Experience of Place and veteran New Yorker staff writer.

How to Save the World for Just a Trillion Dollars: The Ten Biggest Problems We Can Actually Fix Cover Image
ISBN: 9781615198283
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Published: The Experiment - April 12th, 2022

The ultimate thought experiment—what would you do with a trillion dollars?—opens our eyes to the good we can do for humanity if we spend wisely!

If you had a trillion dollars and a year to spend it for the good of the world, what would you do?

Eating to Extinction: The World's Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374605322
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 1st, 2022

Dan Saladino's Eating to Extinction is the prominent broadcaster’s pathbreaking tour of the world’s vanishing foods and his argument for why they matter now more than ever

Conscious Communities: The Power of Mindful Intentional Living Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946764966
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Published: Parallax Press - April 11th, 2023

Communal living expert and Dharma Teacher David Viafora pinpoints the nine principles in any community that can create the conditions for joy and solidity

Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538747070
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 29th, 2022

*First Place Winner of the Society of Environmental Journalists' Rachel Carson Environment Book Award*

From a former New York Times science writer, this urgent call to action—updated for paperback with a new preface and afterword—will empower you to stand up to climate change and environmental pollution by making simple but impactful everyday choi

Fresh Banana Leaves: Healing Indigenous Landscapes through Indigenous Science Cover Image
ISBN: 9781623176051
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Published: North Atlantic Books - January 18th, 2022

An Indigenous environmental scientist breaks down why western conservationism isn't working--and offers Indigenous models informed by case studies, personal stories, and family histories that center the voices of Latin American women and land protectors.

The Atlas of a Changing Climate: Our Evolving Planet Visualized with More Than 100 Maps, Charts, and Infographics Cover Image
ISBN: 9781604699944
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Published: Timber Press - November 9th, 2021

Climate change, visualized. 

Climate change, shrinking wildlife habitats, rising sea levels, and vanishing species.

A Bigger Picture: My Fight to Bring a New African Voice to the Climate Crisis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358654506
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Published: Mariner Books - November 2nd, 2021

A manifesto and memoir about climate justice and how we can—and must—build a livable future for all, inclusive to all, by a rising star of the global climate movement

Leading climate justice activist Vanessa Nakate brings her fierce, fearless spirit, new perspective, and superstar bona fides to the biggest issue of our time.

The Fragile Earth: Writing from the New Yorker on Climate Change Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063017559
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Published: Ecco - November 2nd, 2021

New York Times New & Noteworthy Book

A collection of the New Yorker’s groundbreaking reporting from the front lines of climate change—including writing from Bill McKibben, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ian Frazier, Kathryn Schulz, and more

Once Upon a Time We Ate Animals: The Future of Food Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063005884
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Published: HarperOne - December 28th, 2021

Combining the ethical clarity of Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals with the disquieting vision of Alan Weissman’s bestseller The World Without Us, a thought-provoking, entertaining exploration of a future where animal consumption is a thing of the past.

Though increasing numbers of people know that eating meat is detrimental to our pla

The Science of Our Changing Planet: From Global Warming to Sustainable Development Cover Image
ISBN: 9780744042184
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Published: DK - November 23rd, 2021

Let’s learn about climate change, how humans affect the planet, and sustainable development!

Humans have had a great impact on the planet — and this science book takes a look at just how we’ve changed the planet and what we can do to soften our impact. Understand the science that explains what pressure Earth is under, and how to take action!

The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553459418
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Published: Avery - November 9th, 2021

"A deeply curious and evenhanded report on our national appetites." --The New York Times

In the tradition of Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore's Dilemma, an extraordinary investigation into the human lives at the heart of the American grocery store