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Dunn, Rob R.

Summary: Shares the known and potential consequences of the changing relationships with nature and interactions with other species and emphasizes the importance of reconnecting with the web of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612 DUN

Lehman-Wilzig, Tami.

Summary: Recounts Bible stories from the creation to the battles of Joshua with an emphasis on their environmental aspects, and suggests related crafts, recipes, and other activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 220 LEH

LaDuke, Winona

Summary: "Haymarket Books proudly brings back into print Winona LaDuke's seminal work of Native resistance to oppression. This thoughtful, in-depth account of Native struggles against environmental and cultural degradation features chapters on the Seminoles, the Anishinaabeg, the Innu, the Northern Cheyenne, and the Mohawks, among others. Filled with inspiring testimonies of struggles for survival, each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.2 LAD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 333.2 LAD

Aubineau, François

Summary: "Both the perspective of the wolf and the shepherd are seen in this flippable picture book."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AUB

Mikhail, Alan

Summary: Osman, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, had a dream in which a tree sprouted from his navel. As the tree grew, its shade covered the earth; as Osman's empire grew, it, too, covered the earth. This is the most widely accepted foundation myth of the longest-lasting empire in the history of Islam, and offers a telling clue to its unique legacy. Underlying every aspect of the Ottoman Empire's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956 MIK

Strauss, Eric.

Summary: Ecology is to reveal the nature of ourselves and of our relationship with the species around us. The lectures in this course are often in pairs, with basic ecological principles discussed in the first lecture and the human role or human implications addressed in the second.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2009

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 525 EAR
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 2
Call number: DVD 525 EAR PART 3

Summary: "The product of over 2,000 interviews recorded in 60 countries, this unique and thrilling collection of stories and images leads inexorably to the core of what it means to be human. Stories full of love and happiness, hatred and violence, from everyday experiences to accounts of the most unbelievable lives, share a rare sincerity and underline what is universal. Intercut with never-before-seen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2017

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

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

18 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on "a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2020

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Ord, Toby

Summary: From one of the world's leading moral voices, this urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time. If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years - enough time to end disease, poverty, and injustice, and to flourish in ways unimaginable today. But this vast future is at risk....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 300 Ord

Pilcher, Helen

Summary: For the last three billion years or so, life on Earth was shaped by natural forces. Evolution tended to happen slowly, with species crafted across millennia. Then, a few hundred thousand years ago, along came a bolshie, big-brained, bipedal primate we now call Homo sapiens, and with that, the Earth's natural history came to an abrupt end. We are now living through the post-natural phase, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Sigma 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.27 PIL

Summary: Travels around the world exploring the impact of humans on the environment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANT

Lumbard, Alexis York

Summary: The trial of the millennium: animals vs humans. Brought before the spirit king, and charged by the animals with spreading fear and pain throughout the land, the humans must answer for their actions. Will justice be had? Will balance return to land, sea, and sky? Will the earth be saved?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wisdom Tales 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398 LUM

Summary: Examines the interconnectivity between human beings and the natural world. Discusses ways in which the increasing estrangement from nature, brought on by modern lifestyles, is proving harmful both to people and the environment. Looks at biomimicry, the study of nature for the purpose of engineering new technologies. Argues that a reconnection with nature could be essential for restoring...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

Morrow, Susan Brind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 MOR

Summary: Taproot Magazine is an ad-free, independent print publication celebrating food, farm, family, and craft. Our mission is to build and support the vibrant community of people participating in both the practical and fine arts, to craft handmade lives, by producing quality, unique, beautiful, positive, and heartfelt print media.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

5 available in Magazine, Call number: 2019-Issue 36 Wear
Call number: 2020-Issue 37 Spark
Call number: 2020-Issue 38 Forage
Call number: 2020-Issue 39 Tides
Call number: 2020-Issue 41 Extend

Kelsey, Elin

Summary: Lyrically explains how humans are connected to nature, from the microorganisms that build the immune system to the gravity that binds people to the Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.2 KEL

Sala, Enric

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In this book, world-renowned marine ecologist Enric Sala illuminates the many reasons why preserving Earth's biodiversity makes logical, emotional, and economic sense. Using key moments from his own scientific awakening, Sala reveals that our survival depends on all species. The natural world, he explains, is a perfect circular economy, where every species, in life and in death, sustains...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

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Rocha, Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: United Nations 1990

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Rocha

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Examine the world's most extraordinary wildlife living in the newest and fastest changing habitat on the planet - cities. The innovative three-part series features a diverse cast of animals that are adjusting to this new world better than predicted, not only applying their natural born skills and abilities to life in the city, but also making amazing physical or behavioral adaptations.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WIL

Summary: Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. Seed: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94 percent of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Seattle

Summary: A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth and concern for its destriction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 1991

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Pierce, Daniel S.

Summary: "In this book, Daniel S. Pierce examines land use in the Smokies over the centuries, describing the pageant of peoples who have inhabited these mountains and then focusing on the twentieth-century movement to create a national park." "Drawing on previously unexplored archival materials, Pierce presents the most balanced account available of the development of the park. He tells how park...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Tennessee Press 2000

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

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