2012-10-19T07:00:00Z Through an extensive body of political and philosophical ideas he called social ecology, Murray Bookchin (1921-2006) elucidated one of the first intellectual responses to the ecological crisis. However, over the last two decades of his life Bookchin's ideas slipped from focus, obscured by the emergence of a crude caricature that portrayed him as a dogmatic sectarian...[Read More]
2018-08-30T07:00:00Z "Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these sere flanks, her desiccating body, what a sea change is born."
From the endangered Canadian boreal forest to the environmentally threatened Svalbard archipelago off the c...[Read More]
2015-07-28T07:00:00Z A brilliant collection of thought-provoking essays on gender, nature, passion, and society from an acclaimed feminist, philosopher, and poet
In The Eros of Everyday Life, one of America's most provocative writers and thinkers offers insightful and compelling views on a wide range of social, ecological, and gender issues. From a distinctly ...[Read More]
32 pages , Rowman & Littlefield , 2009-08-16 This book introduces children to the nation's watershed, the Continental Divide, and how snowmelt forms the headwaters of the rivers and streams that bring life to the land below all along the front range of the Rocky Mountains. The entire water cycle is described from evaporation to glacier formation and the various life zone...[Read More]
2010-03-01T08:00:00Z In this original and controversial book, historian and philosopher Reviel Netz explores the development of a controlling and pain-inducing technology--barbed wire. Surveying its development from 1874 to 1954, Netz describes its use to control cattle during the colonization of the American West and to control people in Nazi concentration camps and the Russian Gulag. ...[Read More]
32 pages , Random House Digital, Inc. , 2010-01-01 A rhyming recipe explains how to make the dark, crumbly, rich, earth-friendly food called compost while collage illustrations made with recycled and found materials echo the eco-friendly message. By the author of Millions of Snowflakes.
185 pages , Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers , 2013 The summer before they begin high school, best friends Jason, Charlie, and Cornpop go after the chemical plant that has been polluting their town, one seeking revenge for his father's death and the others mainly for the thrill of it.
2014-08-22T07:00:00Z Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the stor...[Read More]
48 pages , Heinemann-Raintree Library , 2004 Examines the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, and whether there is an energy crisis; and discusses the sun, biomass, wind, and moving water as sources of energy.
1990-11-12T08:00:00Z This revised edition includes a New Intergalactic Introduction by the Author.
Mary Daly's New Intergalactic Introduction explores her process as a Crafty Pirate on the Journey of Writing Gyn/Ecology and reveals the autobiographical context of this "Thunderbolt of Rage" that she first hurled against the patriarchs in 1979 and no hurls again ...[Read More]
2018-08-31T07:00:00Z »Mit den einfachsten Dingen ist man am glücklichsten.«
Paul Bedel entführt uns in eine Welt, wie sie heute kaum mehr zu finden ist: Auf anrührende Weise erzählt er von seinem Leben als einfacher Bauer, seiner Achtung vor der Natur, von seinen Kühen, die alle einen Namen hatten, der zu ihrem Charakter passte, von seinem Gemüse, das er nie mit Pestiziden be...[Read More]