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Winchester, Simon

Summary: Land--whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city--is central to our existence. Simon Winchester examines what we human beings are doing, and have done, with the billions of acres that together make up the solid surface of our planet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 333.3 WIN

McNeill, J. R.

Summary: "In the course of the twentieth century the human race, without intending anything of the sort, has undertaken a giant, uncontrolled experiment on the earth. In time, according to J.R. McNeill in his startling new book, the environmental dimension of twentieth-century history will overshadow the importance of events like the world wars, the rise and fall of communism, and the spread of mass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Duncan, Dayton

Summary: "The epic story of the buffalo in America, from prehistoric times to today-a moving and beautifully illustrated work of natural history. The American buffalo-our nation's official mammal-is an improbable, shaggy beast that has found itself at the center of many of our most mythic and sometimes heartbreaking tales. The largest land animals in the Western Hemisphere, they are survivors of a mass...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.64 DUN

Rinella, Steven

Summary: "The average American spends ninety percent of their time indoors, and children are no exception. Today, kids can spend up to seven hours per day looking at screens. Not only does this phenomenon have consequences for our kids' physical and mental health, it calls into question their ability to understand and engage with anything beyond the built environment. We can talk about environmental...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 RIN
1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 508 RIN

Hilborn, Elizabeth D.

1 hold on 1 copy

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Cronon, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1983

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 CRO

Nicholls, Steve.

Summary: Here Steve Nicholls demonstrates with both historical narrative and scientific inquiry just what an amazing place North America was and how it looked when the explorers first found it--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.7 NIC

McKibben, Bill.

Summary: 'Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth. This impassioned plea for radical and life-renewing change is today still considered a groundbreaking work in environmental studies. McKibben's argument that the survival of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Children are used to hearing about how important it is to protect nature, but they may not fully understand how the natural world can positively impact their emotional wellbeing. With that in mind, this book looks to show children how nature can be fun, uplifting, consoling and even offer companionship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The School of Life 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J304.2 SCH

Ridge, Yolanda

Summary: "Immersive non-fiction with STEM and social justice themes that proves that the future of the environment is in our hands-and helps pave the way forward. Evolution isn't just a thing of the past. It is happening right now, in every species across the world-and our influence on the future of the plants and animals around us is much bigger than we might think. A closer look at the science behind...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 304.2 RID

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Mowat, Farley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1984

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.68 MOW

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

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 0000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 305.8 KIM

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

1 hold 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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KIM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KIM

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KIM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 KIM

Morpurgo, Michael

Summary: "A song is passed from one animal to another, uniting all living things and spreading joy across the world. Inspired by a bird in Michael Morpurgo's own garden, the uplifting story and breathtaking illustrations show us the beauty of nature and what is at stake."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Hoots 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MOR

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

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