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Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story
By Macmillan Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya's rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain death. In this heartwarming and poignant memoir, Daphne shares her amazing relationships with a

The Impossibility of Loneliness: The Search for Home
By Yellow Cat Publishing
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Is it impossible to be lonely, or is loneliness an impossibly difficult thing? In the first part of this book, Chinle Miller wanders the desert and mountains with her dogs, exploring nature and an inner life of solitude, until an event happens that shakes her life to its core - her best friend and cousin Janie is killed by a grizzly in Alaska. Grieving and becoming more and more fearful and obsessed with bears, Chinle heads north, stopping in the Yukon, then finally making her way to Alaska's

RFK Jr.: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the Dark Side of the Dream
By Macmillan Audio
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ean: 9781427264336, isbn: 1427264333,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
From New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer comes a sensational biography of the son of the legendary Senator and troubled standard bearer of America's most fabled political dynasty. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. inherited his assassinated father's piercing blue eyes and Brahmin style, earning a reputation as the nation's foremost environmental activist and lawyer - the ''toxic avenger'' - battling corporate polluters. But in this, the most revelatory portrait ever of a Kennedy,

The Beekeeper’s Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515956914, isbn: 1515956911,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells the remarkable story of John Miller, one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers, and the myriad and mysterious epidemics threatening American honey bee populations. In luminous, razor-sharp prose, Nordhaus explores the vital role that honey bees play in American agribusiness, the maintenance of our food chain, and the very future of the planet. With an intimate focus and incisive reporting, in a book perfect for fans of Eric Schlosser's Fast

Bird Cloud: A Memoir
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780743597241, isbn: 0743597249,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Part family history, part naturalist’s journal—and her first work of nonfiction in more than twenty years— Bird Cloud is Annie Proulx’s vivid chronicle of building a house on a spectacularly beautiful piece of land in Wyoming. Idiosyncratic, original, and spectacularly vivid, Bird Cloud was conceived as a book about building a house and then became a family history, an archaeology of the Wyoming landscape, and as close to memoir as Annie Proulx will ever get. A half dozen years ago,

The Last American Man
By Penguin Audio
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sku: GOOD-EARTH-01068, ean: 9780142428245, isbn: 0142428248,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
A cultural examination of the modern American male explores the meaning of manhood in all of its contradictions and challenges..

Save the Planet: An Amazonian Tribal Leader Fights for His People, the Rainforest, and the Earth
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Almir Narayamoga Surui, the Amazonian tribal chieftain of the indigenous Surui people, is a leader in the fight to save the rainforest not only for the preservation of his land and people, but for the Earth's and humanity's survival as well. Joining forces with such high-tech corporations as Apple and Google Earth, Surui has become a guardian of his people and a global activist, despite death threats and million-dollar bounties on his head. A recipient of the Global Citizen Award in 2012, Surui

Epic Survival: Extreme Adventure, Stone Age Wisdom, and Lessons in Living from a Modern Hunter-Gatherer
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Early on in his life, Matt craved a return to nature. When he became an adult, he set aside his comfortable urban life and lived entirely off the land. In this riveting narrative that brings together epic adventure and spiritual quest, he shows us what extraordinary things the human body is capable of when pushed to its limits. He learns the secrets of the Tarahumara Indians, which help him run the 1,600-mile Pacific Crest Trail in just 58 days and endure temperature swings of 100 degrees. He

The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781441853257, isbn: 1441853251,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 124 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,

Theodore Rex
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780307878182, isbn: 030787818X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Theodore Rex is the sequel to Edmund Morris’s classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago. A detailed prologue describes TR’s assumption of power and journey to Washington, with the assassinated President McKinley riding behind him like a ghost of the nineteenth century. (Trains rumble

Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America; Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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mpn: Relay time: 369min; 19 Units, ean: 9781504696463, isbn: 1504696468,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
The New York Times best-selling author of The Wilderness Warrior examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal, evaluating the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the dozens of State Park systems that were protected by his decisions. Simultaneous..

The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781469028637, isbn: 1469028638,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
The riveting, untoldstory of the men who are transforming global energyIn five years, the United States has seen a historic burstof oil and natural gas production, easing our insatiable hunger for energy. Anew drilling process called fracking has made us the world's fastest growingenergy power, on track to pass Saudi Arabia by 2020. But despite headlines andcontroversy, no previous book has shown how the revolution really happened.The Frackers tellsthe dramatic tale of how a group of ambitious

The James Herriot Collection
By Macmillan Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
            James Herriot illuminated the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, taking hundreds of thousands of listeners on a journey with him across the dales. He introduces a cast of truly unforgettable characters: humans, dogs, horses, lambs—even parakeets—all of them revealed with the same infinite fascination, affection and insight that made James Herriot one of the most beloved authors of our time. The stories are made all the more special by

Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520093826, isbn: 1520093829,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
When Marcus Eriksen co-founded the 5 Gyres Institute and set out to study marine pollution, he discovered that a plastic smog of microparticles permeates the world's oceans, defying easy clean-up efforts. What's more, these microplastics have seeped into the food chain, threatening marine animals and humans alike. Far from being a gloomy treatise on an environmental catastrophe, Junk Raft tells the story of Eriksen's fight to raise awareness and solve the problem of plastic pollution. Eriksen

About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
By Phoenix Books
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
With the publication of his best selling Of Wolves and Men and the astonishing originality of Arctic Dreams, National Book Award winner Barry Lopez established himself as that rare writer whose every book is an event, among both critics and his devoted readers. In his autobiography, the author takes the listener on a literal and figurative journey through essays that provide great wisdom, insights into our times, and a new openness about himself. You'll be taken from Japan's beautiful Hokkaido

American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
By HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
When Dr. David Hosack tilled the country's first botanical garden in the Manhattan soil more than 200 years ago, he didn't just dramatically alter the New York landscape; he left a monumental legacy of advocacy for public health and wide-ranging support for the sciences. A charismatic dreamer admired by the likes of Jefferson, Madison, and Humboldt, and intimate friends with both Hamilton and Burr, the Columbia professor devoted his life to inspiring Americans to pursue medicine and botany with

Counting Sheep
By Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781508277750, isbn: 1508277753,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh in this philosophical, witty, and heartwarming collection of daily observations from a Swedish academic-turned-sheep farmer who finds peace and meaning outside the hustle and bustle of modern, urban life.One of the fun things about keeping sheep is that now and then it feels like something other than a job or a duty. Perhaps the feeling can best be summed up by the idea that it's not I who keep the sheep, but the sheep who keep me.When Axel Lindén leaves

Darwin's Backyard: How Small Experiments Led to a Big Theory
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781681687957, isbn: 168168795X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
James T. Costa takes listeners on a journey from Darwin's youth and travels on the HMS Beagle to Down House, his bustling home of forty years. To test his insights into evolution, Darwin devised an astonishing array of hands-on experiments using his garden and greenhouse, surrounding meadows and woodlands, even taking over the cellar, study, yard, and hallways of his home-turned-field-station. Darwin engaged his children, friends, and neighbors as assistants and encouraged fellow naturalists to

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
By Unknown
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states by the 1920s. But in recent decades, conservationists have brought wolves back to the Rockies, igniting a battle over the very soul of the West. With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story

Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520076935, isbn: 1520076932,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Many of the men and women doing today's most consequential environmental work-restoring America's grasslands, wildlife, soil, rivers, wetlands, and oceans-would not call themselves environmentalists: they would be too uneasy with the connotations of that word. What drives them is their deep love of the land-the iconic terrain where explorers and cowboys, pioneers and riverboat captains forged the American identity. They feel a moral responsibility to preserve this heritage and natural wealth.

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