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Remembering Steve (w.t.)
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780743570022, isbn: 0743570022,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
The widow of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin describes their marriage and the early adventures that were to become the popular Crocodile Hunter show, describing Irwin's devotion to both his family and the animals with which he worked before his fatal 2006 accident. Simultaneous..

Confessions of a Radical Industrialist: Profits, People, Purpose: Doing Business by Respecting the Earth
By Brand: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781441706829, isbn: 1441706828,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
 In 1994, Interface founder and chairman Ray Anderson set an audacious goal for his commercial carpet company:  to take nothing from the earth that can t be replaced by the earth.  Now, in the most inspiring business book of our time, Anderson leads the way forward and challenges all of industry to share that goal.   The Interface story is a compelling one:  In 1994, making carpets was a toxic, petroleum-based process, releasing immense amounts of air and water pollution and creating tons

Wild Things, Wild Places: Adventurous Tales of Wildlife and Conservation on Planet Earth
By Random House Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
A moving, inspiring personal look at the vastly changing world of wildlife on planet Earth as a result of human incursion and the crucial work of animal and bird preservation across the globe being done by scientists, field biologists, zoologists, environmentalists, and conservationists from a longtime, much-admired activist; impassioned wildlife proponent and conservationist; former chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts; four-time Academy Award nominee; and Tony Award and two-time

Iced In: Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781543672473, isbn: 1543672477,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
''The Antarctic Factor: if anything can go wrong, it will. It's basically Murphy's Law on steroids....'' (Chris Turney) On Christmas Eve 2013, off the coast of East Antarctica, an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy - the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and 71 others involved in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition - in a densely packed armada of sea ice, 1,400 miles from civilization. With the ship's hull breached and steerage lost, the wind threatened to drive the vessel

The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today's America
By Penguin Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
The radical search for the simple life in today's America. On a frigid April night, a classically trained opera singer, five months pregnant, and her husband, a former marine biologist, disembark an Amtrak train in La Plata, Missouri, assemble two bikes, and pedal off into the night, bound for a homestead they've purchased sight unseen. Meanwhile, a horticulturist, heir to the Great Migration that brought masses of African Americans to Detroit, and her husband, a product of the white flight

The Last Rhinos: My Battle to Save One of the World's Greatest Creatures
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
When Lawrence Anthony learned that the northern white rhino, living in the war-ravaged Congo, was on the very brink of extinction, he knew he had to act. If the world lost the sub-species, it would be the largest land mammal since the woolly mammoth to go extinct. In The Last Rhinos, Anthony recounts his attempts to save these remarkable animals. The demand for rhino horns in the Far East has turned poaching into a dangerous black market that threatens the lives of not just these rare beasts,

Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker
By Blackstone Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
With the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin, hailed as the man who ''discovered evolution'', was propelled into the pantheon of great scientific thinkers, alongside Galileo, Copernicus, and Newton. Eminent writer A. N. Wilson challenges this long-held assumption. Contextualizing Darwin and his ideas, he offers a groundbreaking critical look at this revered figure in modern science. In this beautifully written, deeply erudite portrait, Wilson argues that Darwin was not an

Ecology of a Cracker Childhood
By Made for Success and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781504771320, isbn: 150477132X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Janisse Ray grew up in a junkyard along US Highway 1, hidden from Florida-bound vacationers by the hedge at the edge of the road and by hulks of old cars and stacks of blown-out tires. Ecology of a Cracker Childhood tells how a childhood spent in rural isolation and steeped in religious fundamentalism grew into a passion to save the almost-vanished longleaf pine ecosystem that once covered the South. In language at once colloquial, elegiac, and informative, Ray redeems two Souths..

An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400146239, isbn: 1400146232,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
From the moment Sarvey Wildlife Care Center volunteer Jeff Guidry saw the emaciated baby eagle with broken wings, his life was changed. For weeks he and the center's staff tended to the grievously injured bird. Miraculously, she recovered, and Jeff became her devoted caretaker.Though Freedom would never fly, she had Jeff as her wings. And when Jeff was diagnosed with Stage 3 non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2000, Freedom returned his gift. Between sessions of debilitating chemotherapy, Jeff returned to

Annapurna: A Woman's Place
By Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781982598303, isbn: 1982598301,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
In August 1978, thirteen women left San Francisco for the Nepal Himalayas to make history as the first Americans--and the first women--to scale the treacherous slopes of Annapurna I, the world's tenth highest peak. Expedition leader Arlene Blum here tells their dramatic story: the logistical problems, storms, and hazardous ice climbing; the conflicts and reconciliations within the team; the terror of avalanches that threatened to sweep away camps and climbers.On October 15th, two women and two

Temperance Creek: A Memoir
By Tantor Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
In the early 70s, some of us were shot like stars from our parents' homes. This was an act of nature, bigger than ourselves. In the austere beauty and natural reality of Hell's Canyon of Eastern Oregon, 100 miles from pavement, Pam, unable to identify with her parent's world and looking for deeper pathways has a chance encounter with returning Vietnam warrior Skip Royes. Skip, looking for a bridge from survival back to connection, introduces Pam to the vanishing culture of the wandering

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781622319800, isbn: 162231980X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
The acclaimed author of The Brother Gardeners and Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas continue to influence how we view ourselves and our relationship with the natural world today. Alexander von Humboldt (1769 - 1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. His restless life was packed with adventure and discovery, whether climbing the highest volcanoes in the world or racing through anthrax-infested Siberia. He

Happily Ever Esther
By Hachette Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter had their lives turned upside down when they adopted their pig-daughter Esther - the so-called micro pig who turned out to be a full-sized commercial pig growing to a whopping 600 pounds - as they describe in their best-selling memoir Esther the Wonder Pig. The book ends with them moving to a new farm and starting a new wonderful life where they will live on the Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary to care for other animals and just live happily ever after.... Or so

No Impact Man: The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process
By Brand: Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781427208019, isbn: 1427208018,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
A guilty liberal finally snaps, swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns off his power, and generally becomes a tree-hugging lunatic who tries to save the polar bears and the rest of the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his baby daughter and Prada-wearing, Four Seasons-loving wife along for the ride. And that’s just the beginning. Bill McKibben meets Bill Bryson in this seriously engaging look at one armchair liberal’s decision to put his money

Trespassing Across America: One Man’s Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Told with sincerity, humor, and wit, Trespassing Across America is both a fascinating account of one man's remarkable journey along the Keystone XL pipeline and a meditation on climate change, the beauty of the natural world, and the extremes to which we can push ourselves - both physically and mentally. It started as a far-fetched idea - to hike the entire length of the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline. But in the months that followed, it grew into something more for Ken Ilgunas.

The Genius of Birds
By HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight..

Henry David Thoreau: A Life
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541465077, isbn: 1541465075,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
�Walden. Yesterday I came here to live.� That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to �live deliberately� in a small woods at the edge of his hometown of Concord has been a touchstone for individualists and seekers since the publication of Walden in 1854. But there was much more to Thoreau than his brief experiment in living at Walden Pond. A member of

Roosevelt the Explorer: Teddy Roosevelt's Amazing Adventures as a Naturalist, Conservationist, and Explorer
By Audible Studios
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
No American president has been more enthusiastic in appreciating the wilderness and in conserving our nation's natural treasures than Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919). And no other president wrote more about nature and his explorations of it than T. R., in scattered books, such as African Wilderness, and in his countless letters, including those collected in The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt). Roosevelt the Explorer, by historian and Roosevelt biographer H. Paul Jeffers, is the only book

The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515955917, isbn: 1515955915,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles, Sy Montgomery had always felt more comfortable with animals than with people. So she gladly opened her heart to a sick piglet who had been crowded away from nourishing meals by his stronger siblings. Yet Sy had no inkling that this piglet, later named Christopher Hogwood, would not only survive but flourish.The Good Good Pig celebrates Christopher Hogwood in all his glory, from his inauspicious

Life on Planet WWF: From Archbishops to Belly Dancers - My Time at WWF
By Essential Music Ltd
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
C.Y. Chong's captivating and insightful revelation about what it's like to spend over two decades at WWF. This light-hearted collection of memoirs tells the compelling story of a company executive who walked away from global corporations and immersed himself in the world of non-profit; in this case, WWF, one of the world's largest conservation organizations. After years of working in the corporate sector, C.Y. Chong decided to pursue a new avenue of work. He joined WWF International as a

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