Natural Resources

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A Finer Future

Creating an Economy in Service to Life

Humanity is in a race with catastrophe. Is the future one of global warming, 65 million migrants fleeing failed states, soaring inequality, and grid-locked politics? Or one of empowered … ; ; ; 450 View

Changing Tides

An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace with the Anthropocene

Change the story and change the future – merging science and Indigenous knowledge to steer us towards a more benign Anthropocene. As humanity marches on, causing mass extinctions and … 220 View

Coming Back to Life

The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Authors Joanna Macy and Molly Brown address the anguish experienced by those who would confront the harsh realities of our time. In this fully updated edition of Coming Back to Life, they show … ; 379 View

Common Threads

Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

Common Threads is a unique guide to engaging community members in communal handwork for the greater good. Author Sharon Kallis provides a wealth of ideas for: * Working with unwanted natural … 283 View

Damming the Peace

The hidden costs of the Site C Dam

Since the 1970s, the Site C Dam in northeastern British Columbia’s Peace River Valley has been touted by BC Hydro and successive governments as necessary to meet the province’s … 272 View

Development in Latin America

Toward a New Future

In Development in Latin America, Maristella Svampa explores the contemporary development and resistance dynamics of capitalist development — the workings (on people and societies) of the … 122 View

Dry Run

Preventing the Next Urban Water Crisis

In the Age of Scarcity now upon us, fresh water shortages are an increasingly serious global problem. With water restrictions emerging in many developed countries and water diversions for … 312 View

Ecological Footprint

Managing Our Biocapacity Budget

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present, using more than Earth can replenish. Like any such scheme, this works for a … ; 290 View

Fostering Sustainable Behavior

An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Third Edition)

We are consuming resources and polluting our environment at a rate that is outstripping our planet’s ability to support us. To create a sustainable future, we must not only change our own … 184 View

From Hiroshima to Fukushima to You

A Primer on Radiation and Health

The bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most. The 1986 meltdown at the … ; 216 View

Getting to Zero

Canada Confronts Global Warming

In this book, long-time social and environmental activist Tony Clarke provides hard-to-find information and analysis about what Canada is and is not doing as of 2018 to get to zero emissions. He … 248 View
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Mining Country

A History of Canada's Mines and Miners

Mining has had a significant presence in every part of Canada — from the east to west coasts to the far north. This book tells the stories of those who built Canada’s mining industry. … ; 226 View
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More Powerful Together

Conversations with Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders

How can social movements help bring about large-scale systems change? This is the question Jen Gobby sets out to answer in More Powerful Together. As an activist, Gobby has been actively involved … 250 View

Overrun

Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species. Politicians, ecologists, and government … 387 View

Peak Everything

Waking Up to the Century of Declines

A combination of wry commentary and sober forecasting on subjects as diverse as farming and industrial design, this book describes how to make the transition from The Age of Excess to the Era of … 240 View

Secret Life of Your Microbiome

Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness

The Secret Life of Your Microbiome presents a revolutionary new paradigm, backed by vast science; we’re deeply connected to the biodiversity of nature through our microbiomes — the … ; 387 View