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Anywhere That Is Wild: John Muir's First Walk to Yosemite

JOHN MUIR · Yosemite Conservancy
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

John Muir wrote many wonderful books about his travels, but one story -- about his long walk from San Francisco to Yosemite -- is one book he did not author himself. In April 1868, a very young John Muir stepped off a boat in San Francisco and inquired about the quickest way out of town....
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199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die

Loren Rhoads · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents. More than 3.5 million tourists flock to Paris's Père Lachaise cemetery each year. They are lured there, and to many cemeteries...
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Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Laura Allen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

Keep your lawn and garden lush without wasting resources by capturing and recycling the greywater that drains from your sink, shower, and washing machine. This accessible and detailed guide walks you through each step of planning for and installing a variety of greywater systems, including...
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Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

ELIZABETH RUSH · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. We live in a time of unprecedented hurricanes and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant -- and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable...
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No Immediate Danger: Volume One of Carbon Ideologies: 1

WILLIAM T VOLLMANN · Viking
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

A timely, eye-opening book about climate change and energy generation that focuses on the consequences of nuclear power production, from award-winning author William T. VollmannIn his nonfiction, William T. Vollmann has won acclaim as a singular voice tackling some of the most important...
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Play The Forest School Way: Woodland Games and Crafts for Adventurous Kids

Peter Houghton · Harpercollins
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Help your child connect with nature, be adventurous and most of all have fun, with these woodland games, crafts and other activities from Forest School.The rise of the Forest School movement in recent years is part of a groundswell of concern about the wellbeing of our children, with many...
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Winter

Karl Ove Knausgaard · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter 2 December - It is strange that you exist, but that you don't know anything about...
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The Secret Life of Cows

Rosamund Young · Penguin Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animalsAt her famous Kite's Nest Farm in Worcestershire, England, the cows (as well as sheep, hens, and pigs) all roam...
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The Archipelago of Hope: Wisdom and Resilience from the Edge of Climate Change

Gleb Raygorodetsky · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An enlightening global journey reveals the inextricable links between Indigenous cultures and their lands -- and how it can form the foundation for climate change resilience around the world.One cannot turn on the news today without a report on an extreme weather event or the latest update...
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Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times

Nancy F Koehn · Scribner
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

This "engaging, unusually rewarding book ... [which] will foster a new appreciation for effective leadership and prompt many readers to lament the lack of it in the world today" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) , by celebrated Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn, examines...
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