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Graceffa, Joey

Summary: Elite party girl Yarrow, the daughter of one of the most powerful women in Eden, and Rowan, whose very existence is illegal, discover threads that bind them and could change Eden forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Keywords Press/Atria, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GRA

Mass, Wendy

Summary: Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save the planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it's up to the Voyagers-, a team of four remarkable kids and an alien, to gather them all and return to Earth. The Voyagers have made it to the last planet. If they complete this mission, they can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAS

Summary: "A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American lifestyle. ... Featuring interviews with Daniel Quinn, Derrick Jensen, Jerry Mander, Chellis Glendinning, Richard Heinberg, Thomas Berry, William Catton, Ran Prieur and Richard Manning, What a Way to Go looks at the current global situation and asks the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VisionQuest Pictures 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHA

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Theo Faron is a bureaucrat in a Britain gone despotic. It is 2027 and the entire planet has gone infertile. Women no longer have babies, and chaos has erupted: war, rebellion, mass destruction, and a huge refugee problem, with the imposition of martial law. One day, Theo is kidnapped. His ex-wife Julian has a proposition for her former spouse, and because of their relationship, she thinks Theo...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Children

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3 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI CHI

Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt.

Summary: "A tale of diversity within our damaged landscapes, The Mushroom at the End of the World follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism. Here, we witness the varied and peculiar worlds of matsutake commerce: the worlds of Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, industrial forests, Yi Chinese goat herders, Finnish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Davis, Jack E.

Summary: Significant beyond tragic oil spills and hurricanes, the Gulf has historically been one of the world's most bounteous marine environments, supporting human life for millennia. Based on the premise that nature lies at the center of human existence, Davis takes readers on a compelling and, at times, wrenching journey from the Florida Keys to the Texas Rio Grande, along marshy shorelines and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 DAV

Summary: Provides students and researchers with a solid foundation to study of sustainability.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 PRI

O'Connor, Geoffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.75 OCO

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Johnson, Elizabeth A.

Summary: For millennia, plant and animal species have received little sustained attention as subjects of Christian theology and ethics in their own right. Focused on the human dilemma of sin and redemptive grace, theology has considered the doctrine of creation to be mainly an overture to the main drama of humanity's relationship to God. What value does the natural world have within the framework of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 JOH

Summary: Coming of Age at the End of Nature explores a new kind of environmental writing. This powerful anthology gathers the passionate voices of young writers who have grown up in an environmentally damaged and compromised world. Each contributor has come of age since Bill McKibben foretold the doom of humanity’s ancient relationship with a pristine earth in his prescient 1988 warning of climate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trinity University Press 2016

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 COM

Nielsen, Ron.

Summary: Provides a definitive overview of the environmental problems and challenges confronting the planet due to the rapidly expanding human population, an analysis of the social and political repercussions of these critical global trends, and a close up look at the scientific and technological advances that hold the potential to provide for a sustainable future. Published for the first time in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.7 NIE

Danson, Ted

Summary: Most people know Ted Danson from television and movies, but fewer realize that over the course of the past two and a half decades, Danson has tirelessly devoted himself to the cause of heading off a looming global catastrophe--the massive destruction of our planet's oceanic biosystems and the collapse of the world's major commercial fisheries. Here, Danson details his journey from joining a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2011

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Wallace-Wells, David

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousandsof homes. Across the US, "500-year" storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 WAL

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: "Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison's parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn't spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 WES

Summary: Coal provides half of America's electricity. Examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Faced with toxic ground water, the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, and a government that appeases industry, the heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Summary: Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceeded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class lines has never been more pronounced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHE

Hartmann, Thom

Summary: In his latest work, top talk-radio host and progressive commentator Thom Hartmann defines three critical breaking points--economic, demographic, and environmental--that we've reached. In clear and impassioned prose, he busts the myths and ideologies of religious fundamentalism, capitalism run amok, male domination, and militarism that are draining our world of its natural and human resources...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909.09821 HAR

Wilson, Edward O.

Summary: Examines the richness of the natural world, how it is currently being threatened, and what can be done to safeguard it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.9522 WIL

Berry, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.2 BER

McKibben, Bill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hungry Mind Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.28 MCK

Cobb, William J. (William James)

Summary: Ruby Cole decides to abandon her baby rather than marry a man twice her age who already has two wives and sets off a series of reactions that involve an equestrian police officer, pawnshop clientele,and a grieving ornithologist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbridled Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Crossan, Sarah.

Summary: "In a barren land, a shimmering glass dome houses the survivors of the Switch, the period when oxygen levels plunged and the green world withered. A state lottery meant a lucky few won safety, while the rest suffocated in the thin air. And now Alina, Quinn, and Bea--an unlikely trio, each with their own agendas, their own longings and fears--walk straight into the heart of danger. With two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CRO

Strieber, Whitley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR