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A Field Philosopher's Guide to Fracking: How One Texas Town Stood Up to Big Oil and Gas
By Gildan Media and Blackstone Audio
ean: 9781469003108, isbn: 1469003104,
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
Saving Tarboo Creek: One Familys Quest to Heal the Land
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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
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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
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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
Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist
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
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
By HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books
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.
Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation
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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)
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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
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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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 Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
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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,