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The Big Swim: Coming Ashore in a World Adrift
By Post Hypnotic Press Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Climate change is alarming and complicated. Governments are acting too slowly or not at all, and not enough people feel informed or empowered enough to demand action. But ignoring a catastrophe of such magnitude is a certain path to disaster. The Big Swim puts forward the idea that personal growth arises from facing both inner tensions and threats to the biosphere. In a collection of stories that is frequently touching, surprisingly funny, and always thought-provoking, author Carrie Saxifrage

John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
John James Audubon's The Birds of America stands as an unparalleled achievement in American art, a huge book that puts nature dramatically on the page. With that work, Audubon became one of the most adulated artists of his time, and America's first celebrity scientist. In this fresh approach to Audubon's art and science, Gregory Nobles shows us that Audubon's greatest creation was himself. A self-made man incessantly striving to secure his place in American society, Audubon made himself into a

American Values CD: Lessons I Learned from My Family
By HarperAudio
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ean: 9780062671691, isbn: 0062671693,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
With rich detail, compelling honesty, and a storyteller’s gift, RFK Jr. describes growing up Kennedy in a tumultuous time in history that eerily echoes the issues of nuclear confrontation, religion, race, and inequality that we confront today. This powerful book combines the best aspects of memoir and political history. The third child of Attorney General Robert Kennedy and nephew of JFK takes us on a journey through his life, including watershed moments in the history of our nation. These

A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking: How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas
By Gildan Media and Blackstone Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
[Read by Steven Menasche]From the front lines of the fracking debate, a ''field philosopher'' explores one of our most divisive technologies.When philosophy professor Adam Briggle moved to Denton, Texas, he had never heard of fracking. Only five years later he would successfully lead a citizens' initiative to ban hydraulic fracturing in Denton, the first Texas town to challenge the oil and gas industry. On his journey to learn about fracking and its effects, he leaped from the ivory tower into

Rough Beauty
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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In the best-selling tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild and Helen MacDonald's H Is for Hawk, a stunning, inspirational memoir from an award-winning poet who ventures into the wilderness to seek answers to life's big questions and finds her way back after losing everything she thought she needed. During a difficult time, Karen Auvinen flees to a primitive cabin in the Rockies to live in solitude as a writer and to embrace all the beauty and brutality nature has to offer. When a fire incinerates

Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir (Library Edition)
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
[Library Edition Audiobook CD in vinyl case.][Read by James Armstrong] *Winner of the 1946 Pulitzer Prize for Biography* All who have admired John Muir's ruggedly individualistic lifestyle, or who desire a greater appreciation of the history of environmental preservation in America, will be enthralled and enlightened by this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography. Following Muir from his ancestral home in Scotland, through his early years in the harsh Wisconsin wilderness, to his historic pilgrimage

Saving Tarboo Creek: One Familys Quest to Heal the Land
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781681689104, isbn: 1681689103,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
When the Freeman family decided to restore a damaged creek in Washington's Olympic Peninsula-to transform it from a drainage ditch into a stream that could again nurture salmon-they knew the task would be formidable and the rewards plentiful.In Saving Tarboo Creek, Scott Freeman artfully blends his family's story with powerful universal lessons about how we can all live more constructive, fulfilling, and natural lives by engaging with the land rather than exploiting it. Equal parts heartfelt

The Birds of Pandemonium
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781622315093, isbn: 162231509X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
�Michele Raffin has made an important contribution to saving endangered birds, and her book is a�fascinating and rarely seen glimpse behind the scenes.�The joy she gets from her close relationships with these amazing animals and her outsized commitment to them comes through loud and clear in this engaging and joyful book.� -Dominick Dorsa, Curator of Birds, San Francisco ZooEach morning at first light, Michele Raffin awakens to the bewitching music that heralds another day at

Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild
By Tantor Audio
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Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer building a cabin in the rugged Interior, Campbell hesitated about inviting his 15-year-old daughter, Aidan, to join him. Would she be able to withstand clouds of mosquitoes, the threat of grizzlies, bathing in an ice-cold river, and hours of grueling labor peeling and hauling logs? But once there, Aidan embraced the

Living Up There
By Boneworthy Publishing LLC
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
Living Up There is a memoir of time lived mostly at 10,000 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains in a home-made cabin. Inimitably personal, it is written with the sensibility of a loving field biologist and human wonderer. This audiobook holds obvious relations with two literary-cultural traditions: first, that of journal memoirs of days spent intentionally removed from the speed and ease and at least some of the understood contracts of ''civilization,'' two of whose best known for bears are

Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist
By Macmillan Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Best-selling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben recounts the personal and global story of the fight to build and preserve a sustainable planet. Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed and behind bars, but that's where he found himself in the summer of 2011 after leading the largest civil disobedience in 30 years, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline in front of the White House. With the Arctic melting, the Midwest in drought, and Irene scouring the

Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: a memoir about survival and self-discovery, by an indomitable woman who never loses sight of what matters most. It's the summer of 2005, and Mardi Jo Link's dream of living the simple life has unraveled into debt, heartbreak, and perpetually ragged cuticles. She and her husband of nineteen years have just called it quits, leaving her with serious cash-flow problems and a looming divorce. More broke than ever, Link makes a seemingly impossible resolution: to

The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
By HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
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 came up with a radical vision of nature, that it was a complex and interconnected global force and did not exist for man's use alone. Ironically, his ideas have become so accepted and widespread that he has been nearly forgotten. Now

The Elephants in the Room: An Excavation
By Lantern Books
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Through the lens of Rowe's relationships with two Kenyan conservationists, Wangari Maathai and Daphne Sheldrick, The Elephants in the Room surveys a number of prejudices that many of us who are fortunate to be born with the privileges attached to our skin color, sex, and access to resources don't like to deal with: Race, misogyny, and the legacy of empire. By examining the two women's memoirs (Unbowed and Love, Life, and Elephants), both of which were launched following talks at the American

Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast of characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. One of New Jersey's seemingly innumerable quiet seaside towns, Toms River became the unlikely setting for a decades-long drama that culminated in 2001

The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin And the Making of His Theory of Evolution (Great Discoveries)
By AudioGO Ltd.
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ean: 9781572705692, isbn: 1572705698,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
In September 1838, a young Englishman named Charles Darwin hit upon the idea that natural selection among competing individuals would lead to wondrous adaptations and species diversity. Twenty-one years passed between that epiphany and publication of On the Origin of Species. The human drama and scientific basis of that time constitute a fascinating, tangled tale that illuminates this cautious naturalist who sparked an intellectual revolution. Drawing from Darwin's secret notebooks and personal

David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster
By BBC Books
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ean: 9781408467503, isbn: 140846750X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
David Attenborough is one of the most influential, admired and best-liked figures in television. When, aged 26, he applied for a job in the BBC - which then meant radio - he was promptly turned down. But someone saw his rejected application letter and asked, would he like to try television? He would, and almost 60 years later he is still at it. Elegantly told and often very funny, his story includes how he introduced colour television to Britain, and the background to his epic series, such as

Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic Cats
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721333738, isbn: 1721333738,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
“Until the lion has its own storyteller, tales of the lion hunt will always glorify the hunter.” -Zimbabwean proverb In 2015, an American hunter named Walter Palmer shot and killed a lion named Cecil. The lion was one of dozens slain each year in Zimbabwe, which legally licenses the hunting of big cats. But Cecil's death sparked unprecedented global outrage, igniting thousands of media reports about the peculiar circumstances surrounding this hunt. At the center of the controversy was Dr.

The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781541459236, isbn: 1541459237,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Call it ''Zen and the Art of Farming'' or a ''Little Green Book,'' Masanobu Fukuoka's manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world. As Wendell Berry writes in his preface, the book ''is valuable to us because it is at once

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781441853240, isbn: 1441853243,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
Historian Douglas Brinkley draws on never-before-published materials to examine the life and achievements of our ''naturalist president.'' By setting aside more than 230 million acres of wild America for posterity between 1901 and 1909, Theodore Roosevelt made conservation a universal endeavor. This crusade for the American wilderness was perhaps the greatest U.S. presidential initiative between the Civil War and World War I.Tracing the role that nature played in Roosevelt's storied career,

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