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  • A Naturalist's Guide to Wetland Plants: An Ecology for Eastern North America, Paperback
    A comprehensive study of wetlands flora encompassing all members of the plant and fungi kingdoms. These include poisonous, hallucinogenic, medicinal and edible plant life as well as native and non-native plants that have the potential to become troublesome weed species. NUME CARTE: A Naturalist's Gu..
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  • Germ Wars: The Politics of Microbes and America's Landscape of Fear, Paperback
    The United States government has spent billions of dollars to prepare the nation for bioterrorism despite the extremely rare occurrence of biological attacks in modern American history. Germ Wars argues that bioterrorism has emerged as a prominent fear in the modern age, arising with the production ..
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  • Pathways to Our Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh, Paperback
    Pittsburgh has a rich history of social consciousness in calls for justice and equity. Today, the movement for more sustainable practices is rising in Pittsburgh. Against a backdrop of Marcellus shale gas development, initiatives emerge for a sustainable and resilient response to the climate change ..
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  • Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, Hardcover
    Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair with plastic, we're starting to realize it's not such a healthy relationship. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals, litter lan..
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  • Rivers of the Anthropocene, Paperback
    At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. This exciting volume presents the work and research of the Rivers of the Anthropocene Network, an intern..
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  • Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World, Paperback
    The history of the twentieth century is most often told through its world wars, the rise and fall of communism, or its economic upheavals. In his startling new book, J. R. McNeill gives us our first general account of what may prove to be the most significant dimension of the twentieth century: its ..
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  • Storytelling for a Greener World: Environment, Community and Story-Based Learning, Paperback
    Storytelling for a Greener World is a treasury of forty-three stories, creative activities, techniques, tips, and descriptions of inspiring practice to both empower newcomers and seasoned storytellers. The book provides a handy, unique, and authoritative resource for developing innovative story-work..
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  • Summary and Analysis of the Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History: Based on the Book by Elizabeth Kolbert, Paperback
    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Sixth Extinction tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Elizabeth Kolbert's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This ..
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  • The New Landscape Declaration: A Call to Action for the Twenty-First Century, Hardcover
    On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the Landscape Architecture Foundation asked a diverse group of the world's leading landscape architects to reflect on the last half-century and present bold ideas for what the discipline should achieve in the future. Well beyond the public conception of the profes..
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  • The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, Paperback
    Bjorn Lomborg, a former member of Greenpeace, challenges widely held beliefs that the world environmental situation is getting worse and worse in his new book, The Skeptical Environmentalist. Using statistical information from internationally recognized research institutes, Lomborg systematically ex..
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  • Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill, Paperback
    Though we are the most wasteful people in the history of the world, very few of us know what becomes of our waste. In Waste Away, Joshua O. Reno reveals how North Americans have been shaped by their preferred means of disposal: sanitary landfill. Based on the author's fieldwork as a common laborer a..
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