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The Market Gardener
by Jean-Martin Fortier ~ Paperback / softback

Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad...

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The Ultimate Guide to Soil
by Anna Hess ~ Paperback / softback

Grow twice the fruits and vegetables in half the space on the farm, in the backyard, or in your window! The Ultimate Guide to Soil begins with a personality test for your soil, then uses that information to plan a course of action for revitalizing poor soil and turning good dirt into great earth. N...

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Make Your Own Cheese
by Caleb Warnock ~ Paperback / softback

With simple cheesemaking techniques and expert advice, the Backyard Renaissance Collection brings you the healthier, more cost-effective alternative to store-bought, processed cheese. Author Caleb Warnock teaches readers how to make twelve varieties of cheese using techniques for both the beginning ...

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Here On Earth: A Sustainable Future
by Tim Flannery ~ Paperback / softback

We stand at a crossroads, where comprehension of our place in nature of our true abilities and of our history is supremely important. We have formed a global civilisation of unprecedented might, driven forward by the power of our minds a civilisation which is transforming our Earth. We are masters o...

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In Defense of Invasive Species
by Tao Orion ~ Paperback / softback

Invasive species are everywhere, from forests and prairies to mountaintops and river mouths. Their rampant nature and sheer numbers appear to overtake fragile native species and forever change the ecosystems that they depend on. Concerns that invasive species represent significant threats to global ...

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The Lean Farm
by Ben Hartman ~ Paperback / softback

A practical, systems-based approach for a more sustainable farming operation To many people today, using the words "factory" and "farm" in the same sentence is nothing short of sacrilege. In many cases, though, the same sound business practices apply whether you are producing cars or carrots. Auth...

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Eggs and Chickens: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A.17
by John Vivian ~ Paperback / softback

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and...

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One-Straw Revolutionary
by Larry Korn ~ Paperback / softback

One-Straw Revolutionary represents the first commentary on the work of the late Japanese farmer and philosopher Masanobu Fukuoka (1913 - 2008), widely considered to be natural farming's most influential practitioner. Mr. Fukuoka is perhaps most known for his bestselling book The One-Straw Revolution...

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Cowspiracy
by Keegan Kuhn ~ Paperback / softback

Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture. The award-winning documentary Cowspiracy presents alarming truths about the effects of animal agri...

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Ten Acres is Enough
by Edmund Morris ~ Paperback / softback

"Recently we have seen a great back-to-the-land movement, with many young professional people returning to small scale farming; thus it is great fun to read about someone who did exactly the same thing in 1864. In that year, Mr. Edmund Morris gave up his business and city life for a farm of ten acre...

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Holistic Management
by Allan Savory ~ Paperback / softback

A long awaited update to Allan Savory's paradigm-changing work in managing agricultural resources. Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification. But Allan Savory, cofounder of the Savory Institute, begs to differ. The bigger proble...

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The Sustainability Secret
by Keegan Kuhn ~ Hardback

Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture.Author BiographyKip Andersen is the executive director of Animals United Movement (A.U.M.) Films & Me...

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Now or Never: A Sustainable Future for Australia?: QuarterlyEssay 31
by Tim Flannery ~ Paperback / softback

Professor Tim Flannery investigates the latest climate science and the challenges facing Australia and the world. He looks at what the Rudd government needs to do if the nation is to play its part in averting a global catastrophe. This is an essential intervention, an invitation to debate and reflec...

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Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout
by Patrick Albert Moore ~ Paperback / softback

Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout: The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist is Dr. Patrick Moore's engaging firsthand account of his many years spent as the ultimate Greenpeace insider, a co-founder and leader in the organization's top committee. Moore explains why, 15 years after co-founding it,...

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Urban Homesteading
by Rachel Kaplan ~ Paperback / softback

The urban homesteading movement is spreading rapidly across the nation. Urban Homesteading is the perfect "back-to-the-land" guide for urbanites who want to reduce their impact on the environment. Full of practical information, as well as inspiring stories from people already living the urban homest...

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The Ecology of Commerce
by Paul Hawken ~ Paperback

A visionary new program that businesses can follow to help restore the planet."The first important book of the 21st century. It may well revolutionize the relationship between business and the environment."--Don Falk, Executive Director, Society for Ecological Restoration

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Sustainability
by Leslie Paul Thiele ~ Paperback / softback

The pursuit of sustainability has generated lifestyle changes for individuals across the globe; innovations within the arts and sciences, business, design, engineering, and agriculture; historic policies and laws at municipal and state levels; and crucial international protocols and agreements. Yet...

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Tiny Garden, Huge Harvest
by Caleb Warnock ~ Paperback / softback

When you plant the right varieties of heirloom vegetables, you can harvest huge volumes of fresh food from small garden plots and container gardens. Self-sufficiency expert Caleb Warnock provides step-by-step directions for designing, planting, and harvesting a tiny garden for big harvests that can ...

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Planning for Sustainability
by Stephen M. Wheeler ~ Paperback / softback
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How can human communities sustain a long-term existence on a small planet? This challenge grows ever more urgent as the threat of global warming increases. Planning for Sustainability presents a wide-ranging, intellectually well-grounded and accessible introduction to the concept of planning fo...

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Helping Endangered Animals
by Hirsch Rebecca Eileen ~ Paperback

Save the Planet: Helping Endangered Animals applies the NCTE/IRA Standards to science and social studies content. Each book sends the reader on a fact-finding mission, posing an initial challenge and concluding with questions and answers. Through engaging, interactive scenarios, learners can experim...

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The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment
Hardback

Environmental issues now loom large on the social, political, and business agenda. Over the past four decades, "corporate environmentalism" has emerged and been constantly redefined, from regulatory compliance to more recent management conceptions such as "pollution prevention", "total quality envir...

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Mikhail Gorbachev: Prophet of Change
by Green Cross International ~ Paperback / softback

Mikhail Gorbachev is living proof that the word is mightier than the sword; that ideas, not armies, change the world. Dedicated to ridding humanity of the threat of nuclear annihilation, Gorbachev called for multilateral action to forge a common future at a time when the superpowers were at loggerhe...

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The Natural Building Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to Integrative...
by Jacob Deva Racusin ~ Paperback

A State-of-the-Art Resource for Natural Builders that is a part of "The Yestermorrow Design/Build Library" and includes an instructional DVDNatural buildings not only bring satisfaction to their makers and joy to their occupants, they also leave the gentlest footprint on the environment. In this com...

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Backyard Farming
by Kim Pezza ~ Paperback / softback

Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Whether for eggs, meat, fun, or profit, chickens are the perfect addition to any new backyard grower's farm. Backyard Farming: Raising Chickens is your guide to successfully caring for your flock. As a comprehensive primer for first-time chicken farmer...

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Natural Solutions for Cleaning & Wellness
by Halle Cottis ~ Paperback / softback

This valuable, practical guide is your answer to provide your family with a life free from harsh everyday chemicals. With Natural Solutions for Cleaning & Wellness and a few ingredients from your kitchen, you can clean your home and treat minor ailments, naturally! Halle Cottis shows you how to use...

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The Story of Stuff
by Annie Leonard ~ Paperback

A classic expose in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the "stuff" we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and st...

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Adventurous Learning
by Simon Beames ~ Paperback / softback

Adventurous Learning interrogates the word `adventure' and explores how elements of authenticity, agency, uncertainty and mastery can be incorporated into educational practices. It outlines key elements for a pedagogy of adventurous learning and provides guidelines grounded in accessible theory. Tea...

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Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, Second Edition
by Martha Honey ~ Paperback / softback

Ecotourism is defined as "responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of local people." Many see it as a panacea for developing nations - a source of clean development that can bring wealth to rural communities while simultaneously helping to preserve...

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Life Without Money
Paperback / softback

The money-based global economy is failing. The credit crunch undermined capitalism's ability to ensure rising incomes and prosperity while market-led attempts to combat climate change are fought tooth and nail by business as environmental crises continue. We urgently need to combat those who say 't...

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The Resilient Gardener
by Carol Deppe ~ Paperback / softback

Scientist/gardener Caarol Deppe combines her passion for gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields - resilience science, climatology, ecology, anthopology, sustianable agriculture, nutrition, and health science. In this book Deppe extends these principles with detailed i...

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Holy Shit
by Gene Logsdon ~ Paperback / softback
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In this insightful new book, farmer Gene Logsdon provides the inside story of manure - our greatest, yet most misunderstood, natural resource. He begins by lamenting a modern society that not only throws away both animal and human manure, but also spends a staggering amount of money doing so. He a...

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Designing our future
by United Nations University ~ Paperback / softback

This volume focuses primarily on society at the local and regional levels and on a scenario in which human beings coexist harmoniously with nature. This ideal society is examined in terms of the relationships between villages or towns and their natural environment. It also looks at how these village...

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Making Natural Milk Soap: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A.199
by Casey Makela ~ Paperback / softback

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and...

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Beginning Self-Sufficiency Before You Even Have Your Homestead
by Randi L Millward ~ Paperback / softback

Self-sufficiency is a common dream nowadays. For some people, it's more than a dream - it's a goal. They think that once they're living on their future homestead, they'll become self-sufficient. If you're one of those people, I have news for you! You don't have to wait until you have a homestead to ...

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40 Projects for Building Your Backyard H
by David Toht ~ Paperback

A companion volume to Backyard Homesteading, 40 Projects for Building Your Backyard Homestead provides details on how to build more than 40 projects to enhance readers' sustainable living. Even if they are only moderately handy, they ll discover the tools and techniques for building their own feeder...

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Thinking in Systems: A Primer
by Donella Meadows ~ Paperback

In the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller, "Limits to Growth"--the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet-- Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001.Meadows' n...

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Navigating Social-Ecological Systems
Paperback / softback

In the effort towards sustainability, it has become increasingly important to develop conceptual frames to understand the dynamics of social and ecological systems. Drawing on complex systems theory, this book investigates how human societies deal with change in linked social-ecological systems, an...

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The Post Carbon Reader
Paperback / softback
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This diverse collection by best-selling authors, renowned scientists, and experienced activists is an engaging and practical book that will be of interest to the lay reader as well as university students in both graduate and undergraduate courses. The expert contributors to The Post Carbon Reader w...

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What Then Must We Do?
by Gar Alperovitz ~ Paperback / softback

Never before have so many Americans been more frustrated with our economic system, more fearful that it is failing, or more open to fresh ideas about a new one. The seeds of a new movement demanding change are forming. But just what is this thing called a new economy, and how might it take shape i...

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A Guide to Natural Housekeeping
by Christina Strutt ~ Paperback / softback

Saving the planet for future generations is a laudable aim, but what about the current populace? Why wait when even quite small lifestyle changes can make a big difference now? A Guide to Natural Housekeeping is full of advice and information to help you take a more sustainable path. Recycling, reus...

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