The Earth in Her Hands, by Jennifer Jewell-the host and founder of NPR's Cultivating Place-profiles 75 women working in careers ranging from horticulture, botany, and environmental science to floral design, landscape architecture, herbalism, and farming.
Get in touch with the earth! This hands-on guide will help you deepen your innate bond with nature and feel more centered, focused, creative, and vibrantly alive.
The End of Ice offers a firsthand chronicle-including photographs throughout of Jamail on his journey across the world-of the catastrophic reality of our situation and the incalculable necessity of relishing this vulnerable, fragile planet while we still can.
Writer/naturalist Henry Beston, a founding father of the environmental movement, believed that a strong connection to nature is essential. "It is only when we are aware of the earth and of the earth as poetry that we truly live."
Elin Kelsey argues that our hopelessness-while an understandable reaction-is hampering our ability to address the very real problems we face. Kelsey offers a powerful solution: hope itself. Hope Matters boldly breaks through the narrative of doom and gloom to show why evidence-based hope, not fear, is our most powerful tool for change.
A work of rare passion and intelligence, Ideas to Postpone the End of the World is a parable for modern times written by one of the age's great thinkers and a necessary appeal for the fate of a world in crisis.
From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet
Living Without Plastic is a straightforward manual that promises readers a thorough guide to ending their relationship with plastic for good.
Is the fundamental explanatory principle of the universe, life, and self-conscious awareness to be found in inanimate matter or immaterial mind? The answers found in this book have profound implications for what it means to do science, what it means to be human, and what the future holds for all of us.
Nature's Best Hope is nature writing at its best-rooted in history, progressive in its advocacy, and above all, actionable and hopeful. By proposing practical measures that ordinary people easily can do, Tallamy gives us reason to believe that the planet can be preserved for future generations.
Prairies: A Natural History provides a comprehensive nontechnical guide to the biology and ecology of the prairies, or the Great Plains grasslands of North America, offering a view of the past, a vision for the future, and a clear focus on the present.
Diseases, pesticides, climate change, and loss of habitat are all threatening bee populations. Some bee species teeter on the brink of extinction. Learn about the many bee species on Earth - their nests, their colonies, their life cycles, and their vital connection to flowering plants.