2021-05-06T07:00:00Z 'Punchy and to the point. No beating around the bush. This brilliant book contains all the information we need to have in our back pocket in order to move forward' Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary UN Climate Change Convention
'Amazing book' Chris Evans, Virgin Radio Breakfast Show
2016-09-06T07:00:00Z The renowned biologist and thinker Richard Dawkins presents his most expansive work in this revised edition that offers a comprehensive look at evolution.
Loosely based on the form of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Dawkins's tale takes us modern humans back through four billion years of life on our planet. As the pilgrimage progresses, we join with other org...[Read More]
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z I see soil in a new light, and I wonder about my own lawn and garden. What have I sprinkled on my backyard? Is somebody using my home, my food, to recycle toxic waste? It seems unbelievable, outlandish -- but what if it's true?
A riveting expose, Fateful Harvest tells the story of Patty Martin -- the mayor of a small Washington town called Quincy -- who d...[Read More]
2002-10-22T07:00:00Z Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson's passionate concern for the future of our planet ...[Read More]
2019-11-26T08:00:00Z Turn water scarcity into water abundance; as you enable your home, yard, school, place of worship, and/or neighborhood to generate more resources and life! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition, is the best-selling, award-winning guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement a diverse array of highly effective and ine...[Read More]
2021-05-11T07:00:00Z Wetlands are a vital part of the landscape and ecology of the United States, providing food and shelter for species ranging from the beautiful wood duck to the tiny fairy shrimp. These areas provide critical habitat for fish and wildlife, protect communities from flooding, and recharge groundwater supplies--yet they continue to be destroyed at an alarming rate. A de...[Read More]
2016-03-15T07:00:00Z The acclaimed, award-winning historian--"America's new past master" (Chicago Tribune)--examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.
Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America. Now, in Rightful Heritage, Bri...[Read More]
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z "David Laskin deploys historical fact of the finest grain to tell the story of a monstrous blizzard that caught the settlers of the Great Plains utterly by surprise. . . . This is a book best read with a fire roaring in the hearth and a blanket and box of tissues near at hand." -- Erik Larson, author of The Devil in the White City
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z "James Prosek has eloquently demonstrated that angling is a kind of universal language. . . . he has taken us on an unforgettable journey." -- Thomas McGuane, author of The Cadence of Grass and The Longest Silence: A Life in Fishing
The New York Times has called James Prosek "the Audubon of the fishing world," and in Fly-Fishing the 41st, h...[Read More]
2019-11-06T08:00:00Z With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment.
Every day we are bombarded by reports about ecosystem breakdown, social conflict, economic stagnatio...[Read More]
2013-06-11T07:00:00Z In Wonders of Life: Exploring the Most Extraordinary Force in the Universe, the definitive companion to the Discovery Science Channel series, Professor Brian Cox takes us on an incredible journey to discover the most complex, diverse, and unique force in the universe: life itself.
Through his voyage of discovery, international bestselling author Bria...[Read More]