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Van Rossum, Maya K.

Summary: "We have reached a critical tipping point in our fight for the environment: Corporations profit off climate change, natural disasters devastate homes, and the most vulnerable suffer the health effects of pollution. Yet our laws are designed to accommodate this destruction rather than prevent it. Without government support, it's no wonder people feel powerless. But there is a solution. In The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disruption Books 2022

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

Hilborn, Elizabeth D.

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Summary: "All spring, Dr. Elizabeth Hilborn watched as her family fruit farm of many years rapidly diminished, suffering from a lack of bees and other insects. The plentiful wildlife, so abundant just weeks before, was gone. Everything was still, silent. As an environmental scientist trained to investigate disease outbreaks, she rose to the challenge. Step by step, day by day, despite facing headwinds...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2023

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DeBuys, William

Summary: "In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in 50 years. Rare then and rarer now, no westerner had glimpsed a live saola before Pulitzer Prize finalist and nature writer William deBuys and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 590 DEB

Wilson, Edward O.

Summary: "E.O. Wilson, one of the most celebrated scientists in the United States, shows why biodiversity is vital to the future of Earth and to our own species through the story of an African national park that may be the most diverse place on earth, in a gorgeously illustrated book"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.95 WIL

MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard)

Summary: "An award-winning ecology writer goes looking for the wilderness we've forgotten. Many people believe that only an ecological catastrophe will change humanity's troubled relationship with the natural world. In fact, as J.B. MacKinnon argues in this unorthodox look at the disappearing wilderness, we are living in the midst of a disaster thousands of years in the making--and we hardly notice it....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Anthony, Lawrence.

Summary: In this inspiring, heartfelt account, Lawrence Anthony, conservationist and coauthor of The Elephant Whisperer, traces his efforts to save the endangered northern white rhino.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 599.66 ANT

Goldfarb, Ben

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Summary: "An eye-opening and witty account of the global ecological transformations wrought by roads, from an award-winning author. Some 40 million miles of roadways encircle the earth, but we tend to regard them only as infrastructure for human convenience. In Crossings, Ben Goldfarb delves into the new science of road ecology to explore how roads have transformed our world. Millions of animals are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2023

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Hawley, Steven

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Summary: During the first two decades of the twenty-first century, the whole messy truth about the legacy of last century's big dam building binge has come to light. What started out as an arguably good government project has drifted oceans away from that original virtuous intent. Governments plugged the nation's rivers in a misguided attempt to turn them into revenue streams. Water control projects'...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Patagonia 2023

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Drabelle, Dennis

Summary: "The Power of Scenery tells the story of how America's national parks came to be, with Frederick Law Olmsted's insights and energy serving to link three jewels: Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Niagara Falls State Park"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.6 DRA

Thomas, Keltie

Summary: The Earth's oceans are on the rise. Since 1900, global sea levels have risen steadily each year to a global average of about 8 inches (20cm) today, and they're still rising. By 2100, the sea could climb as much as 14 feet (4.3m) to 32 feet (9.75m). Rising Seas: Flooding, Climate Change and Our New World gives youth an eye-popping view of what the Earth might look like under the rising and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Firefly Books Ltd. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.45 THO

Wallace-Wells, David

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2019

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

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

Goodall, Jane

Summary: Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams explore through intimate and thought-provoking dialogue one of the most sought after and least understood elements of human nature: hope. Drawing on decades of work that has helped expand our understanding of what it means to be human and what we all need to do to help build a better world, the book touches on vital questions, including: How do we stay hopeful...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 158 GOO

Lourie, Peter.

Summary: Documents the annual efforts of a pair of biologists from the U.S. Geological Survey team to locate and tranquilize polar bears in the Alaskan wilderness to collect important information about species conservation and global warming.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.786 LOU

Summary: "A soulful collection of illuminating essays and interviews that explore Black people's spiritual and scientific connection to the land, waters, and climate, curated by the acclaimed author of Farming While Black"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 BLA

Greene, Harry W.

Summary: "Intellectually rich, intensely personal, and beautifully written, Tracks and Shadows is both an absorbing autobiography of a celebrated field biologist and a celebration of beauty in nature. Harry W. Greene, award-winning author of Snakes: The Evolutionof Mystery in Nature delves into the poetry of field biology, showing how nature eases our existential quandaries. More than a memoir, the book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of California Pr 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 570 GRE

Browning, James

Summary: "The Fracking King follows Winston Crwth--a boarding-school kid, loner, and Scrabble prodigy--who becomes an unlikely hero in the fight to stop fracking in Pennsylvania. Truth is a rare commodity in politics, and the idea of "winning" a debate as cleanlyand simply as you'd win a Scrabble game can seem impossible. But with the truth on his side, a jar of toxic "frackwater," and the belief that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Heos, Bridget.

Summary: "This hard-hitting look at climate change tackles the past, present, and future of global warming, examining the effects it's having across the world, the politics behind denial, and the ways in which we can all work to lessen the harsh effects of our warming world. Perfect for young environmentalists looking to learn about the ways in which we can take action against global warming"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.7 HEO

Mills, Judy A

Summary: "Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild ride to save one of the world's rarest animals from a band of Chinese billionaires. Despite the tiger's beloved status, there may be fewer than three thousand left in the wild. At the same time, at least five thousand "domesticated" tigers have been reared on farms in China, not for traditional medicine but for the production of tiger-bone wine,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 MIL

Mihaly, Christy

Summary: "Immerse yourself in fascinating facts about water! This comprehensive yet accessible exploration of water will help young readers understand many aspects of one of our planet's most precious resources - and how they can protect it. A friendly water droplet character guides children through topics ranging from melting and freezing to the ways in which water literally shapes the Earth. Tales by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 553.7 MIH

Offerman, Nick

Summary: A humorous and rousing set of literal and figurative sojourns as well as a mission statement about comprehending, protecting, and truly experiencing the outdoors, inspired by three journeys undertaken by actor, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author Nick Offerman.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 973.93

Schaberg, Christopher

Summary: "In Fly Fishing, Christopher Schaberg ponders his lifetime pursuit of the widely mythologized art of fly fishing. From the northern Michigan lakeshore where he learned to fish to casting flies in a New Orleans bayou, Schaberg sketches landscapes and fish habitats while showing how fishing allows him to think about coexisting with other species. Fly fishing offers Schaberg a much-needed source...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 799.12 SCH

Franklin-Wallis, Oliver

Summary: Outlining the inequitable ways in which the world disposes of trash and sharing the stories of those affected, the author recounts his time climbing mountains of refuse with "waste pickers," who make a living gathering recyclables from a Delhi landfill, and describes the work of an environmental scientist who oversees the site of a former Oklahoma town abandoned after toxic byproducts from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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Dalai Lama XIV

Summary: An appeal for environmental action by the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and spiritual leader of Tibet urges decision-makers to fight climate change ignorance while encouraging younger readers to assert their right to a climate-friendly future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 DAL

Ilgunas, Ken

Summary: It started as a far-fetched idea--to hike the entire length of the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline. But in the months that followed, it grew into something more for Ken Ilgunas. It became an irresistible adventure--an opportunity not only to draw attention to global warming but also to explore his personal limits. So in September 2012, he strapped on his backpack, stuck out his thumb...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.54 ILG

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