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Mowat, Farley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1984

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

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

Summary: A young boy disappears from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Years later his father finds him living with an Amazon tribe, but he doesn't want to leave, and ends up teaching his father about true civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EME

Friis-Hansen, Dana

Summary: "At the invitation of the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM), in 2013, Alexis Rockman began research for the Great Lakes Cycle, an ambitious suite of paintings and works on paper that the artist created over the course of four years. It will debut in Grand Rapids in 2018 and tour throughout the Great Lakes region"--introduction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 709 FRI

Vogel, Carole Garbuny.

Summary: Looks at the impact of humans on the oceans of the world, including pollution, coastal development, overpopulation, and overfishing, and discusses the effects on the oceans and the wildlife that live in the oceans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: F. Watts 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 333.9164 VOG

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

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

Goldsmith, Connie

Summary: "Learn about how scientists have predicted the way diseases will evolve and effect our world in the future."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616 GOL

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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

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Summary: The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaä, a compassionate princess warrior. Her rural valley lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2017

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Davies, Nicola

Summary: The more we study the world around us, the more living things we discover every day. The planet is full of millions of species of plants, birds, animals, and microbes, and every single one including us is part of a big, beautiful, complicated pattern. When humans interfere with parts of the pattern, by polluting the air and oceans, taking too much from the sea, and cutting down too many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAV

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

Grant, Benjamin

Summary: A collection of satellite images of Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 778.3 GRA

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 778.3 GRA

Summary: Into the Amazon tells the remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rain forest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon. Two of the most celebrated men from their respective nations, Roosevelt and Rondon set out with twenty other adventurers in 1914. Over eight eventful weeks...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV INT

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Summary: "Hatidze lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. When an unruly family moves in next door, what at first seems like a balm for her solitude becomes a source of tension as they, too, want to practice beekeeping, while disregarding her advice"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Thomas, C. D.

Summary: It is accepted wisdom today that human beings have irrevocably damaged the natural world. Yet what if this narrative obscures a more hopeful truth? In "Inheritors of the Earth", renowned ecologist and environmentalist Chris D. Thomas overturns the accepted story, revealing how nature is fighting back. Many animals and plants actually benefit from our presence, raising biological diversity in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 576 THO

Tolli, Jenna

Summary: "Earth's geography might seem unchanging, but it's changed greatly over the years. Some of the most obvious changes have taken place on Earth's coastlines, where the consequences of human activities are seen in a number of ways. This book explores the different ways Earth's coastlines have changed and why these changes have taken place. Through fact boxes and sidebars, readers will also learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 577.5 TOL

Berger, Joel

Summary: "On the Tibetan Plateau, there are wild yaks with blood cells thinner than those of horses' by half, enabling the endangered yaks to survive at 40 below zero and in the lowest oxygen levels of the mountaintops. But climate change is causing the snow patterns here to shift, and with the snows, the entire ecosystem. Food and water are vaporizing in this warming environment, and these beasts of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304 BER

LaMarche, Jim

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Summary: "A group of friends discovers a neglected pond in the woods and decides to fix it up together"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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Summary: Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, it explores the wonders of the world from sacred grounds to industrial sites, looking into the unfathomable reaches of man's spirituality and the human experience. Photographed entirely in 70mm and transferred to 4K digital projection format, its mesmerizing images of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2013

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

Summary: A transcendent global tour that explores the sights and sounds of the human condition like nothing you've ever seen or felt before. These are the wonders of a world without words, viewed through man and nature's own prisms of symmetry and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2008

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

Summary: Explores the indelible footprint that humans have left on this planet, and the catastrophic effects of environmental neglect and abuse, and calls for restorative action through a reshaping of human activity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 0000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 304.282 DVD 11th 2008

Summary: Academy Award-winning director Akira Kurosawa, whose cinematic genius has inspired such classic films as 'Star Wars' and 'The Magnificent Seven', presents his 28th, and most personal film. Visually splendid, Kurosawa's film consists of eight powerful vignettes, one of which features acclaimed director Martin Scorsese as painter Vincent Van Gogh.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DRE

Summary: As fresh water sources dwindle in the arid American Southwest, California faces growing difficulty in managing and sustaining its irrigation infrastructure. This program analyzes the multifaceted problem, sifting through environmental and political factors and assessing a number of potential solutions. Beginning its fact-finding tour at the Water Education Foundation in Sacramento, the film...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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