Environment

The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. The natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, especially as affected by human activity.

Once There Were Wolves
The Guide
Damnation Spring
Something New Under the Sun
Paradise: One Town's Struggle to Survive an American Wildfire
Subpar Parks: America's Most Extraordinary National Parks and Their Least Impressed Visitors
The Quiet Zone: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town Suspended in Silence
Small Bodies of Water
The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us
Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse
Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World
A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot, #1)
This is Your Mind on Plants
Appleseed
Fox & I
Once There Were Wolves
Damnation Spring
Migrations
This is Your Mind on Plants
The Overstory
One Two Three
The Music of Bees
The Puma Years: A Memoir of Love and Transformation in the Bolivian Jungle
The Wild Silence
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future
Numbers Don't Lie: 71 Things You Need to Know About the World
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
A Solitude of Wolverines (Alex Carter #1)
The Seed Keeper
Trace Elements (Commissario Guido Brunetti #29)
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth KolbertThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinThe Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-WellsMerchants of Doubt by Naomi OreskesDrawdown by Paul Hawken
Best Climate Change Books
164 books — 119 voters
The Lorax by Dr. SeussProdigal Summer by Barbara KingsolverThe Beast of Cretacea by Todd StrasserDouble Bind by Seb KirbyIshmael by Daniel Quinn
Eco-Fiction
301 books — 300 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootMountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy KidderThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne FadimanThe Hot Zone by Richard   PrestonThe Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett
Public Health
185 books — 110 voters
The Martian by Andy WeirThe Lost City of Z by David GrannThe Invention of Nature by Andrea WulfOn the Move by Oliver SacksThe Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Science Friday Radio Show/Podcast
104 books — 43 voters

Silent Spring
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming
The World Without Us
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
The Overstory
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Desert Solitaire
Walden

Wendell Berry
We have lived our lives by the assumption that what was good for us would be good for the world. We have been wrong. We must change our lives so that it will be possible to live by the contrary assumption, that what is good for the world will be good for us. And that requires that we make the effort to know the world and learn what is good for it.
Wendell Berry, The Long-Legged House

What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.
Chris Maser, Forest Primeval: The Natural History of an Ancient Forest

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