Earth Calling

A Climate Change Handbook for the 21st Century

Written by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter, Foreword by Caroline Myss
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Our earliest mythologies tell us we all start as a little bit of dirt. These stories carry a profound message: each of us is born with a deep and abiding connection to the earth, one that many of us have lost touch with. The Silent Spring for today's environmental activists, this...

Ecology and Experience

Reflections from a Human Ecological Perspective

Written by Richard J. Borden, Foreword by Darron Collins
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A philosophical and narrative memoir, Ecology and Experience is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden’s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology—a story of life wrapped in a life story.

Borden shows that attempts to bridge the mental and environmental...

Sustainable Revolution

Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide

Edited by Juliana Birnbaum and Louis Fox, Designed by Erika Rand, Foreword by Paul Hawken
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Urban gardeners. Native seed-saving collectives. Ecovillage developments. What is the connection between these seemingly disparate groups? The ecological design system of permaculture is the common thread that weaves them into a powerful, potentially revolutionary—or reevolutionary—movement.

Permaculture is a philosophy based on common ethics of sustainable cultures throughout history that have designed...

Rainforest Medicine

Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon

Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger, Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje, Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck
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Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland...

The College of the Atlantic Guide to the Lakes and Ponds of Mt. Desert

Written by William V. P. Newlin, Kenneth S. Cline, Rachel Briggs, A. Addison Namnoum and Brett Ciccotelli
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Mt. Desert Island, located off the coast of Maine, is blessed with more than twenty-five lakes and forty streams, but most visitors to the island are attracted by its granite coast and never get to explore “the lake country.” The revised and expanded edition of this one-of-a-kind guide is designed to...

Wild Edibles

A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes

Written by Sergei Boutenko
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In this field guide to foraging wild edible plants, Sergei Boutenko (son of raw-food guru Victoria Boutenko) explores the health benefits of wild-harvested food, explains how to safely identify trailside weeds, herbs, fruits, and greens that grow worldwide, and shares his delicious, nutrient-dense recipes.

Sergei Boutenko has been gathering wild plants since...

Saving the White Lions

One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal

Written by Linda Tucker, Foreword by Andrew Harvey
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In this captivating, suspenseful memoir, white lion conservationist Linda Tucker describes her perilous struggle to protect the sacred white lion from the merciless and mafia-like trophy-hunting industry, armed only with her indomitable spirit and total devotion.
 
Her story begins in 1991 with a heart-stopping misadventure in the Timbavati Reserve...

There Is a Garden in the Mind

A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California

Written by Paul A. Lee
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There Is a Garden in the Mind presents an engaging look at the work and life of pioneering organic gardener Alan Chadwick and his profound influence on the organic farming movement. In this wide-ranging and philosophical memoir, author Paul Lee recounts his first serendipitous meeting with Chadwick in Santa Cruz, California...

Culture and Horticulture

The Classic Guide to Biodynamic and Organic Gardening

Written by Wolf D. Storl, Foreword by Larry Berger
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Various studies have shown time and again that small organic farms and home gardens are capable of producing more food per acre with less fossil energy than large-scale commercial agricultural installations dependent on machines and toxic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. This classic book by Wolf D. Storl, a respected elder in...

The Media Ecosystem

What Ecology Can Teach Us about Responsible Media Practice

Written by Antonio Lopez
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In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media—and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers...

The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic

The Parallel Lives of People as Plants: Keeping the Seeds Alive

Written by Martin Prechtel
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Martín Prechtel’s experiences growing up on a Pueblo Indian reservation, his years of apprenticing to a Guatemalan shaman, and his flight from Guatemala’s brutal civil war to life in the U.S. inform this lyrical blend of memoir, cultural commentary, and spiritual call to arms. The Unlikely Peace at Cuchumaquic is both an...

The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners

The Healing Power of Medicinal Plants

Written by Wolf D. Storl, Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar
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Traditional herbalists or wise women were not only good botanists or pharmacologists; they were also shamanic practitioners and keepers of occult knowledge about the powerful properties of plants. Traveling back to the healing arts of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, The Herbal Lore of Wise Women and Wortcunners takes readers deep...

The Fungal Pharmacy

The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America

Written by Robert Rogers, Foreword by Solomon P. Wasser
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In The Fungal Pharmacy, noted herbalist Robert Rogers introduces readers to more than 300 species of medicinal mushrooms and lichens found in North America. These fungi, Rogers explains, have the capacity to heal both the body and, through the process of myco-remediation, the planet itself. Throughout the book, he documents their...

The Four Global Truths

Awakening to the Peril and Promise of Our Times

Written by Darrin Drda
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With the planet increasingly threatened with catastrophe and perhaps even collapse, many seekers are looking to past, proven models to create meaningful change in their lives. One such model is Buddhism’s Four Noble Truths: the reality of suffering, the root cause of suffering, the end of suffering, and the path to the...

Psychedelic Shamanism, Updated Edition

The Cultivation, Preparation, and Shamanic Use of Psychotropic Plants

Written by Jim DeKorne
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Psychedelic Shamanism presents the spiritual and shamanic properties of psychotropic plants and discusses how they can be used to understand the structure of human consciousness. Author Jim DeKorne offers authoritative information about the cultivation, processing, and correct dosages for various psychotropic plant substances including the belladonna alkaloids, d-lysergic acid amide, botanical...

Sacred Economics

Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

Written by Charles Eisenstein
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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to...

Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated

Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft

Written by Dale Pendell
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***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content.

This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books...

Pharmako/Gnosis, Revised and Updated

Plant Teachers and the Poison Path

Written by Dale Pendell
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***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content.

This is the third and final volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005...

Pharmako/Poeia, Revised and Updated

Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft

Written by Dale Pendell, Foreword by Gary Snyder
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***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content.

This is the first volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses of psychoactive plants and related synthetics first published between 1995 and 2005. The books...

The Laws of Nature

Excerpts from the Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Written by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Edited by Walt McLaughlin
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Though written in the mid-nineteenth century, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s work, particularly his nature writing, speaks to contemporary sensibilities. The uniquely American, nature-based philosophy commonly attributed to Thoreau was first presented to the world by Emerson in his slender volume Nature and later developed by both men, each with his own distinct...

Hope Beneath Our Feet

Restoring Our Place in the Natural World

Edited by Martin Keogh, Contribution by Michael Pollan, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Walker and Howard Zinn
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The environmental “tipping point” we approach is more palpable each day, and people are seeing it in ways they can no longer ignore—we need only turn on the news to hear the litany of what is wrong around us. Serious reflection, inspiration, and direction on how to approach the future are...

Working the Sea, Updated and Expanded

Misadventures, Ghost Stories, and Life Lessons from a Maine Lobsterman

Written by Wendell Seavey
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Working the Sea is the story of a Maine fisherman’s life, a collection of memories and teachings from a master storyteller. Author Wendell Seavey, who grew up in the 1940s in the fishing village that inspired this story, avoids the overly romantic or picturesque language of other fishing and working-class narratives...

Thoreau and the Art of Life

Reflections on Nature and the Mystery of Existence

Written by Henry David Thoreau, Edited by Roderick MacIver, Illustrated by Roderick MacIver
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Featuring nearly 100 luminous watercolor illustrations, Thoreau and the Art of Life collects eloquent passages from the writings of the seminal author and philosopher. Drawn mainly from his journals, the short excerpts provide fascinating insight into his thought processes by presenting his raw, unedited feelings about the things that meant the...

Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence

Edited by Roderick MacIver
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Meditations on Nature, Meditations on Silence is a collection of hundreds of quotes on the beauty and mystery of the natural world by writers and thinkers, including Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Edward Abbey, Rainer Maria Rilke, Henry David Thoreau, Louise Dickinson Rich, and Lewis Thomas.

Through their inspirational poetry and other writings...

Green Design

Creative Sustainable Designs for the Twenty-First Century

Written by Marcus Fairs
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In this timely book, author Marcus Fairs helps readers understand the shift of green design from marginal to mainstream by featuring products and buildings that address immediate concerns about global warming and environmental degradation. Through vast architectural projects to modest one-off pieces of salvaged furniture, the book shows how the design...

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