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41 LAUBER, PATRICIA; CAULFIELD, PATRICIA (PHOTOGRAPHS). Everglades Country: A Question Of Life Or Death.
The Viking Press, New York: 1972. 0670300225 / 9780670300228 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 
This fascinating story, one of the most dramatic and perhaps the most significant of our time, is skillfully told by Patricia Lauber, the well known author of more than forty books for young people, and is generously illustrated by the spectacular photographs of Patricia Caulfield, one of America's most celebrated photographers of nature. 
Price: 3.42 USD
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42 LENHART,CHRISTIAN & PETER C. SMILEY, JR. (EDITORS) Ecological Restoration In The Midwest: Past, Present, And Future.
University of Iowa Press, Iowa City: 2018. Bur Oak Books Series, s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A Practical Guide to Prairie Reconstruction. Most people do not realize it, but the Midwest has been at the forefront of ecological restoration longer than perhaps any other region in the United States, dating back to the 1930s. Because of its industrial history, agricultural productivity, and natural features such as the Great Lakes, the Midwest has always faced a unique set of ecological challenges. Focusing on six cutting-edge case studies that highlight thirty restoration efforts and research sites throughout the region—Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio— editors Christian Lenhart and Peter "Rocky" Smiley Jr. bring together a group of scholars and practitioners to show how midwestern restoration efforts have developed, as well as where they are headed. Whether cleaning up contamination from auto plants in Ohio, or restoring native prairie grasses along the Iowa highway, the contributors uncover a vast network of interested citizens and volunteer groups committed to preserving the region's environment. This study, intended for researchers, students, and practitioners, also provides an updated synthesis of restoration theory and practice, and pinpoints emerging issues of importance in the Midwest, such as climate change and the increase in invasive species it will bring to the region. Though focusing exclusively on the Midwest, the contributors demonstrate how these case studies apply to restoration efforts across the globe. Contributors: Luther Aadland, David P. Benson, Andrew F. Casper, Hua Chen, Joe DiMisa, Steve Glass, Heath M. Hagy, John A. Harrington, Neil Haugerud, Constance Hausman, Michael J. Lemke, Christian Lenhart, Jen Lyndall, Dan Shaw, John A. Shuey, Peter C. Smiley Jr., Daryl Smith. Christian Lenhart is a research assistant professor in the ecological engineering group in the department of bioproducts and biosystems engineering at the University of Minnesota. He is currently vice-president of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration. Peter C. Smiley Jr. is a research ecologist for the USDA-ARS soil drainage research unit in Columbus, Ohio. He is a cofounder, past president, and currently at-large representative of the Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration. "The editors and authors bring together the history, theory, and practice of ecological restoration in the Midwest into a much-needed resource. There is no comparable book dedicated to the broad range of topics, challenges, and successes of restoration for this region of the United States."—Christopher A. May, the Nature Conservancy "The Midwest is really the birthplace of restoration ecology. Until now there has been no comprehensive text that covers the history and multitude of restoration projects done in the Midwest. This volume by Lenhart and Smiley remedies this situation. A must-read for restoration ecologists in the Midwest and beyond."—Douglas D. Kane, Defiance College 
Price: 42.75 USD
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43 MADDOX, JOHN. The Dooms Day Syndrome.
McGraw- Hill Book Company, New York: 1972. 0070394288 / 9780070394285 h Hardcover no dustjacket. Fair reading copy. 
An analysis of the environment and ecology. 
Price: 8.79 USD
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44 MADDOX, JOHN. The Dooms Day Syndrome.
McGraw- Hill Book Company, New York: 1972. 0070394288 / 9780070394285 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An analysis of the environment and ecology. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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45 MCCABE, LOUIS C. (CHAIRMAN). Air Pollution: Proceedings Of The United States Technical Conference On Air Pollution.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1952. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 70.78 USD
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46 MITCHELL, JOHN G. Losing Ground.
Sierra Clubs Books, San Francisco: 1975. 087156128X / 9780871561282 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good reading copy with the usual library plastic cover and book pocket in back of book. 
"Losing Ground " is a search for parts of an America we are losing, ecologically speaking. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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47 NAGEL, STUART. Environmental Politics.
Praeger, New York: 1974. 0275090302 / 9780275090302 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

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48 NELSON, MARK. Pushing Our Limits: Insights From Biosphere 2.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2018. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Pushing Our Limits is a fresh examination of Biosphere 2, the world's first man-made mini-world, twenty-five years after its first closure experiment. Author Mark Nelson, one of the eight crew members locked in the enclosure during the 1991-1993 experiment, offers a compelling insider's view of the dramatic story behind Biosphere 2. Biosphere 2 helped change public understanding of what our global biosphere is and how it provides for our health and well-being. However, the experiment is often dismissed as a failure, and news outlets at the time focused on interpersonal conflicts and unexpected problems that arose. Delving past the sensationalism, Nelson presents the goals and results of the experiment, addresses the implications of the project for our global situation, and discusses how the project's challenges and successes can change our thinking about Biosphere 1: the Earth. Pushing Our Limits offers insights from the project that can help us deal with our global ecological challenges. It also shows the intense and fulfilling connection the biospherians felt with their life support system and how this led to their vigilant attention to its needs. With current concerns of sustainability and protection of our global biosphere, as well as the challenge of learning how to support life in space and on Mars, the largest, longest, and most important experiment in closed ecosystems is more relevant than ever. The book explores Biosphere 2's lessons for changing technology to support and not destroy nature and for reconnecting people to a healthy relationship with nature. Mark Nelson was a member of the eight-person crew for the first two-year closure experiment in Biosphere 2. He is a founding director and the chairman of the Institute of Ecotechnics and has worked for decades in closed ecological system research, ecological engineering, the restoration of damaged ecosystems, desert agriculture and orchardry, and wastewater recycling. "Biosphere 2 did not leave an indelible footprint on Earth-system science, but the history of its ambitions as recorded here is too valuable to lose."—BioScience "For those who wish to understand B2's history and the impact it had on those involved, I commend Mark's candid account."—Geographical "A fascinating account of the largest, longest, and most important experiment in closed ecosystems ever conducted."—Chris McKay, Senior Scientist, NASA "In the early 1990s eight people sealed themselves into a self-contained eco∆system in the Arizona desert. Two decades later, Mark Nelson reflects on his experience inside Biosphere 2 as a microcosm of our global challenges with water, food, and energy. Only with a deep understanding of the biosphere's workings, Nelson argues, can humanity craft an ethical relationship with the planet Earth."—Melissa L. Sevigny, author of Under Desert Skies: How Tucson Mapped the Way to the Moon and Planets 
Price: 21.80 USD
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49 OWEN, OLIVER S. Natural Resource Conservation: An Ecological Approach.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1971. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 17.58 USD
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50 POOLE, BUZZ (EDITOR). Green Design.
Mark Batty, New York: 2006. 0976224585 / 9780976224587 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Like New. 
Colorfully documents the rising trend to create and market new and innovative products that help consumers downsize and upgrade their lives. Through a carefully chosen selection of green toys, objects, fabrics, paper and alternative energy sources, the photographs and articles in Green Design illustrate what happens when green-minded lifestyles meet well-designed, high-quality products. Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.11 USD
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51 PRITCHETT, LAURA (EDITOR). Going Green: True Tales From Cleaners, Scavengers And Dumpster Divers.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2009. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Never mind the Ph.D. and middle-class trappings—Laura Pritchett is a Dumpster diver and proud of it. Ever since she was old enough to navigate the contents of a metal bin, she has reveled in the treasures found in other people's cast-offs. For Going Green, Pritchett has gathered the work of more than twenty writers to tell their personal stories of Dumpster diving, eating road kill, salvaging plastic from the beach, and forgoing another trip to the mall for the thrill of bargain hunting at yard sales and flea markets. These stories look not just at the many ways people glean but also at the larger, thornier issues dealing with what re-using—or not—says about our culture and priorities. The essayists speak to the joys of going beyond the norm to save old houses, old dishwater, old cultures, old Popsicle sticks, and old friendships—and turning them into something new. Some write about gleaning as a means of survival, while others see the practice as a rejection of consumerism or as a way of treading lightly on the earth. Brimming with practical and creative new ways to think about recycling, this collection invites you to dive in and find your own way of going green. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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52 RASMUSSEN, LARRY L. Earth Community Earth Ethics.
Orbis Books, Maryknoll: 1996. 1570750866 / 9781570750861 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is some heartfelt writing that can be found on the front and back pages. 

Price: 71.25 USD
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53 RHOADS, DAVID (EDITOR). Earth And Word: Classic Sermons On Saving The Planet.
The Continuum Publishing Company, New York: 2007. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A collection of sermons on ecology, creation, nature and justice, and a means to foster and strengthen the church's commitment to eco-justice ministry. With temperatures warmer than they have been in decades and major hurricanes and storms occurring with increasing frequency, the fragility of the environment is on everyone's mind these days. For centuries, the Christian religion has preached a dominion of the earth, which has turned into one community's exploitation of the environment in the name of religion. As the sermons in Earth and Word demonstrate, a vast portion of the Christian community does not endorse or condone the destruction of the environment in the name of God. This singular collection gathers the voices of many environmentalists, theologians, preachers, and activists who have spoken in support of saving the planet. Included in this collection are compelling and provocative sermons from such influential figures as Wendell Berry, Thomas Berry, John Cobb, William Slone Coffin, Bill McKibben, Sallie McFague, Joseph Sittler, and Barbara Brown Taylor. In each of these sermons, the authors explore the deep relationship between thinking religiously and thinking ecologically. Rhoads has performed a great service in drawing together in one place these timeless and classic sermons on a vital topic for today. The Table Of Contents of this book is as follows: Earth and Word: Sermons on Nature and Faith by David Rhoads and George Zachariah, editors; Neddy Astudillo "The Right to Love the Land" Jeremiah 29:1-7; Karen Baker-Fletcher "To Live as People of Spirit and Dust" Genesis 2:7; Psalm 148:13; Matthew 25:40; Peter Bakken "Landscape of Grace: Home, Commons, Sanctuary" Psalm 104:1-12; Romans 18:18-25; John 1: 1-5, 14; Tanya Barnett "Expanding Our Circle of Compassion" Psalm 148 and Isaiah 11:9; Dianne Bergant "A New Understanding of Our Place in Creation" Job 42:3; Wendell Berry "Christianity and the Survival of Creation" Psalm 24:1; Deuteronomy 33:13-16; Thomas Berry "Moments of Grace" Psalm 148:13; Mark 1:15; Elizabeth Bettenhausen; "Jesus Vistis the Zoo: A Sermon for Children and Adults"; Luke 14:11; Shantilal Bhagat "Living Simply: Imperative Now"; Matthew 6:25-33; Sally Bingham "If Not Us, Then Who?" Mark 12:28-34; Margaret Bullit-Jonas "Conversion to Eco-Justice" Acts 9:1-4; Clare Butterfield; "The World and All That is in It" Psalm 50:7-16; Steven Charleston "The Isaiah Factor: Prophetic Words the People Can Hear"; Matthew 13:14b-15; John Chrysavgis "The Cry of the Earth: The Cry of the Heart" Matthew 12:40; John Cobb; "Scales Fell From His Eyes" Acts 9:1-19; William Sloane Coffin "A Passion for the Possible: A Message to US Churches" Psalm 19:1; James Cone "Whose Earth is it Anyway?" Psalm 24:4; Ellen F. Davis " . . . And In Him All Things Hold Together." Colossians 1:11-23; J. Ron Engel "Who Will Speak for the Spirit of These Waters"; Genesis 1:1-2; Amos 5:24; Heidi Hadsell "Nature, Community, and Faithful Living" Leviticus 25; Dieter Hessel "The Lord's Prayer for Earth Community" Matthew 7:7-13; Carter Heyward "An Almost Unbearable Lightness of Being: In Celebration of Sister Angela"; Wisdom of Solomon 7:22-30; Theodore Hiebert "First Things First" Genesis 1:1; Carol Johnston "Receiving God's Light for Earth's Energy" John 1:5; Laurel Kearns "Knowledge, Buildings, and Trees" Revelation 22:1-2; Catherine Keller "The Spirit Sighing for the New Creation" Romans 8:22-26; Barbara Lundblad "Matter Matters" Ezekiel 47:9 and Luke 16: 19-21a; James B. Martin-Schramm "Marriage as a 'Yes' to God's Earth" Psalm 103:19 and Revelation 21:1-2; Sallie McFague "Can These Dry Bones Live?" Ezekiel 37:3-5; Jay McDaniel "Life in Christ as Deep Listening" John 1:1; Bill McKibben "The Comforting Whirlwind: God and the Environmental Crisis" The Book of Job; Cynthia Moe-Lobeda "Dry Bone . . .Breath Came into Them and They Lived" Ezekiel 37:2, 11, Ched Myers "'The Cedar Has Fallen': The Prophetic Word vs. Imperial Clear-Cutting" Isaiah 14:8; John Paarlberg "The Glad Soil Rejoices" Joel 2:21-17; Carla Valentine Prynne "Where Were You When I Created Leviathan?" Job 38:1-33; Larry Rasmussen "First and Everlasting Covenant" Genesis 9:8-10; Barbara Rossing "Pelicans, Great Blue Herons, and the Resurrection of the Body"; Mark 16:15; Rosemary Radford Ruether (Pacific School of Religion) "The Biblical Vision of Eco-Justice" Isaiah 24:4-6a and Isaiah 11:9; Paul Santmire "The Earth is Your Neighbor" John 14:27; Joseph Sittler "The Care of the Earth" Psalm 110 and Isaiah; Gordon Straw "You Are My God . . . Lead Me to Level Ground" Psalm 143:1-10; Barbara Brown Taylor "Rest for the Land" Leviticus 25:1-17; JoAnne Terrell "The Life Which is Life Indeed" I Timothy 6:17-19; George Tinker "Creation as Kin: An American Indian View" Genesis 1:31; Dorothy Jean Weaver "Hands On: A Faith to Handle, Taste, and Touch" Colossians 2; Vitor Westhelle "The Glory Down Below"Matthew 6:25-34. 
Price: 85.50 USD
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54 SCHELL, JONATHAN. The Fate Of The Earth.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1982. 0394525590 / 9780394525594 Third Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Approaches the large questions of life and death, love and fear, peace and war, and, in language of singular beauty and nobility, with faultless logic and with passion, written a profoundly moral, profoundly spiritual, profoundly humane work. Includes an index. "It may be one of the most important works of recent years . . . There still may be hope to sae our civilization." - Walter Cronkite 
Price: 7.65 USD
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55 SHAW, DANIEL. Eco-tracking: On The Trail Of Habitat Change.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: 2013. Worlds of Wonder Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Eco-tracking: On the Trail of Habitat Change Daniel Shaw In this much-needed work for our nation's youth, Daniel Shaw tracks the interconnections of small regional ecosystems to larger ones, and in the process demonstrates the accessibility of nature to everyone. As Shaw notes in his introduction, the story that is too often told about the environment is one about despair and destruction, which basically suggests to young people that all is lost and everything was better before their time. Instead, this book tells true life success stories of young people involved in citizen science efforts and how others can join in tracking climate change, local wildlife, and other parts of the natural world. Shaw's work demonstrates by example a story of hope for a natural environment that exists in the world. At the core of this book is the notion that humans are components of their ecosystems. Shaw encourages readers to learn what becomes of their outputs and to understand human contributions to various ecological cycles. Sidebars and activities give readers a chance to discover these cycles right in their backyards and to link their discoveries to neighborhood environments. Daniel Shaw is a middle school science teacher at Bosque School in Albuquerque. He created and for fourteen years has been the principal investigator of a nationally honored student-centered monitoring project in the Rio Grande bosque, which today involves more than 2,500 young adults. 7 x 10 in. 104 pages 106 color illustrations. 
Price: 33.20 USD
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56 SIMON, ANNE W. The Thin Edge: Coasts And Man In Crisis.
Harper & Row, New York: 1978. 0060138904 / 9780060138905 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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57 SNYDER, ERNEST E. Please Stop Killing Me!
Signet Books, New York: 1971. First Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 

Price: 3.56 USD
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58 TERBORGH, JOHN. Diversity And The Tropical Rain Forest.
Scientific American Library, New York: 1991. 0716750309 / 9780716750307 Second Printing. Scientic American Library Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
At the heart of the study of biodiversity is the investigation of the ecological processes that accommodate diversity andthe evolutionary processes that generate it. Separat in principle, these two sets of factors are intricately interwoven, and it is this complex interrelationship that Diversity and the Tropical Rain Forest seeks to unravel. Includes an Index. 
Price: 15.15 USD
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59 WASKOW, ARTHUR (EDITOR). Torah Of The Earth: Exploring 4,000 Years Of Ecology In Jewish Thought (volume 2).
Jewish Lights Publishing, Woodstock: 2000. 1580230873 / 9781580230872 First edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
More than 30 leading scholars and experts enlighten, provoke, and provide a guided tour of ecological thought from four major Jewish viewpoints. Essays are divided into two sections - Zionism: One Land, Two Peoples and Eco-Judaism: One Earth, Many Peoples. 
Price: 13.87 USD
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60 WEBER, WILLIAM; WHITE, LEE J. T.; VELDER, AMY & NAUGHTON-TREVES, LISA (EDITOR). African Rain Forest Ecology And Conservation: An Interdisciplinary Perspective.
Yale University Press, New H.mmmmmmmm,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,mmmmmmm 0300084331 / 9780300084337 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Extending from west Africa to Madagascar, from the vast lowland Congo Basin to the archipelago of forest islands on its eastern rim, the African rain forest is surpassed in size only by the Amazon. This book sheds light on the current efforts to understand and conserve the African rain forest, an area in need of urgent action to save its biological wealth, cultural heritage, and economic potential. Written by conservation scientists and practitioners based in the African rain forest, the book offers a multidisciplinary perspective that integrates many biological and social sciences. Early chapters trace the forces - from paleoecological factors to recent human actions - that have shaped the African forest environment. The next chapters discuss the dominant biological patterns of species ranging from the distinctive elephants, gorillas, and okapi to the less well known birds, butterflies, and amphibians. Other chapters focus on how such different groups as hunter-gatherers, forest farmers, bushmeat hunters, recent immigrants, and commercial foresters have used the forests. Several authors stress the need for tighter links between research and conservation action. The final section draws lessons from the collective experience of those working in an Africa wracked by political strife and economic hardship. William Weber and Amy Vedder are directors and Lee J. T. White is a conservation scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York. Lisa Naughton-Treves is assistant professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. 
Price: 82.65 USD
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