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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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AUB

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

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

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

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

Summary: Listen to the scientists. That's the refrain of climate activist Greta Thunberg. Climate scientists explain how warming caused by human activity is setting in motion Earth's own natural warming mechanisms, releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, and further warming the planet.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Huddleston, Emma

Summary: Scientists study climate change to predict future risks so people can prepare. They also learn about ways to slow climate change. Studying Climate Change examines how scientists gather information from the air, soil, water, and ice to learn more about the changes happening to Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.738 HUD

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J363.738 HUD

Woolf, Alex

Summary: A graphic nonfiction volume that discusses Humans and their effect on Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, a Scott Fetzer Company 2023

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

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

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

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 525 EAR

Newland, Sonya

Summary: "Read about extraordinary animal migrations by land, from the millions of red crabs that migrate at the exact same time on Christmas Island to the grueling journey of the pronghorn in North America. Interesting facts and obstacles are highlighted, and a sidebar details how humans impact each migration."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 591.56 NEW

Becker, Aaron

Summary: "In an alternate past--or possible future--a mighty tree stands on the banks of a winding river, bearing silent witness to the flow of time and change. A family farms the fertile valley. Soon, a village sprouts, and not long after, a town. Residents learn to harness the water, the wind, and the animals in order to survive and thrive. The growing population becomes ever more industrious and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2023

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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

Kelly, Suzanne

Summary: "We once disposed of our dead in earth-friendly ways--no chemicals, biodegradable containers, dust to dust. But over the last 150 years death care has become a toxic, polluting, and alienating industry in the United States. Today, people are slowly waking up to the possibility of more sustainable and less disaffecting death care, reclaiming old practices in new ways, in a new age. Greening...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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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

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

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: 2008

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

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ANT
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ANT

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

Summary: "Botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer's best-selling book Braiding Sweetgrass is adapted for a young adult audience by children's author Monique Gray Smith, bringing Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the lessons of plant life to a new generation"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group, Inc. 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: The Emerald Forest: Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JOH

Summary: Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

Harman, Alice

Summary: Facing the challenges of climate change involves all of us. This book offers children truth without despair, hope without deception and a map to a better future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2020

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