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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

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

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

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

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

Tar Sands Showdown

Canada and the New Politics of Oil in an Age of Climate Change

Canada’s oil patch is booming. The Alberta tar sands have become the next big oil source for the United States, replacing Saudi Arabia. Within the next 15 years, Canada will be pumping four … 312 View
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Forward

From: Peak Everything

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Back in 2005, Richard Heinberg and I both published books on peak oil and its implications for everyday life in technologically “advanced” societies. We saw the general situation very … 3 $0.30 Add
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Forward and Preface

From: Dry Run

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For this book, I’ve chosen to focus on my first love in the professional world, water, a subject to which I devoted a considerable part of my early professional career. With the arrival of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Fostering Sustainable Behavior

From: Fostering Sustainable Behavior

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Behavior change is the cornerstone of sustainability. Whether you are working on protecting wetlands, enhancing water or energy efficiency, altering modal transportation choices, or any of the … 13 $0.13 Add
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Introduction

From: Common Threads

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By recognizing that human culture is a part of the ecosystem — not separate — and by creatively reimagining what symbiotic relationships of local production and consumption might look … 6 $0.60 Add
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A Meeting of Hearts, Minds and Microbiomes

From: Secret Life of Your Microbiome

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For centuries, humans have seen nature as something we must dominate, conquer, and tame, progressively eroding the natural resilience of ecosystems, with the loss of many species more vulnerable … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

From: Getting to Zero

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Identifies how the 2016 wildfires in Fort McMurray should cause Canada to confront climate change. Discusses how oil sand production has increased and why this needs to change for Canada to … 7 $0.70 Add
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Message from the Dalai Lama

From: Coming Back to Life

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We live at a time when human actions have developed a creative and destructive power that has become global in scope. And yet we fail to cultivate a corresponding sense of responsibility. Most of … 2 $0.20 Add