Environmental Studies

Environmental studies is a multidisciplinary academic field which systematically studies human interaction with the environment in the interests of solving complex problems. Environmental studies brings together the principles of sciences, commerce/ economics and social sciences so as to solve contemporary environmental problems. It is a broad field of study that includes the natural environment, built environment, and the sets of relationships between them. The field encompasses study in basic principles of ecology and environmental science, as well as associated subjects such as ethics, geog ...more

Silent Spring
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
The World Without Us
My Green Manifesto: Down the Charles River in Pursuit of a New Environmentalism
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
Ishmael:A Novel
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature
Walden
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature
And No Birds Sing by Mark JaffeExplorations of Aotearoa by Max AllenLast Chance to See by Douglas AdamsWe Are the Ocean by Epeli HauʻofaThe People of the Sea by Paul D'Arcy
Pacific Ecology & Environment
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We trust ourselves, far more than our ancestors did… The root of our predicament lies in the simple fact that, though we remain a flawed and unstable species, plagued now as in the past by a thousand weaknesses, we have insisted on both unlimited freedom and unlimited power. It would now seem clear that, if we want to stop the devastation of the earth, the growing threats to our food, water, air, and fellow creatures, we must find some way to limit both.
Donald Worster, Under Western Skies: Nature and History in the American West

Environmental Health and Justice This is a group to share literature on environmental health and justice.

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