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    • The Uninhabitable Earth

    • A Story of the Future
    • By: David Wallace-Wells
    • Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
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    It is worse, much worse, than you think. The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager today.

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    • By Conor on 21-02-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Radical Joy for Hard Times

    • Finding Meaning and Making Beauty in Earth's Broken Places
    • By: Trebbe Johnson, Susan Griffin - foreword
    • Narrated by: Laura Copland
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
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    When a beloved place is decimated by physical damage, many hit the donate button or call their congressperson. But award-winning author Trebbe Johnson argues that we need new methods for coping with these losses and invites listeners to reconsider what constitutes “worthwhile action”. She discusses real wounded places ranging from weapons-testing grounds at Eglin Air Force Base to Appalachian mountain tops destroyed by mining. These stories, along with tools for community engagement, show us how we can find beauty in these places and discover new sources of meaning and community.

    Regular price: £25.69

    • Tying Down the Wind

    • By: Eric Pinder
    • Narrated by: Patrick Cullen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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    Where can you find the worst weather on earth? The surprising answer in Tying Down the Wind is: everywhere. You don’t need to climb Mount Everest or voyage to the icy desert of Antarctica to witness both the beauty and the destructiveness of weather. The same forces are at work in your own backyard. 

    Regular price: £16.69

    • The Aye-Aye and I

    • By: Gerald Durrell
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
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    Gerald Durrell's last book, The Aye-Aye and I, records his final animal-collecting expedition, a trip to Madagascar in 1990, and his efforts to save the elusive and mythical lemuroid known as the Aye-Aye. Prompted by the country's radical deforestation and slash-and-burn agriculture, Durrell, his wife, and their team of zoologists embark on a mission to capture and conserve the species - distinguished by its "giant, chisel-like teeth", "round, hypnotic eyes", and large "spoon-like ears".  

    Regular price: £11.29

    • Eco Friendly: The Utlimate Guide to Green Living

    • By: Barbara M. Cameron
    • Narrated by: Jesse Gross
    • Length: 30 mins
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    As we become more aware of critical issues that have an impact on our planet, such as global warming, the ozone layer, and the decline of the rain forest, many people are seeking more environmentally friendly ways of living. Homes, cars, food, and plastics are all things with which we can make positive contributions. And now, with Eco Friendly: The Ultimate Guide to Green Living, you have a resource that helps you make the transition into a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

    Regular price: £3.69

    • Fallout

    • Disaster, Lies and the Legacy of the Nuclear Age
    • By: Fred Pearce
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
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    From Hiroshima to Chernobyl, Fukushima to the growing legacy of lethal radioactive waste, humanity's struggle to conquer atomic energy is rife with secrecy, deceit, human error, blatant disregard for life, short-sighted politics and fear. Fallout is an eye-opening odyssey through the first eight decades of this struggle and the radioactive landscapes it has left behind. We are, he finds, forever torn between technological hubris and all-too-human terror about what we have created. 

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Climate Casino

    • Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World
    • By: William D. Nordhaus
    • Narrated by: Graham Winton
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
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    The 2018 Nobel laureate for economics analyzes the politics and economics of the central environmental issue of today and points the way to real solutions.  

    Regular price: £25.69

    • No Beast So Fierce

    • The Champawat Tiger and Her Hunter, the First Tiger Conservationist
    • By: Dane Huckelbridge
    • Narrated by: Corey Snow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
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    The deadliest animal of all time meets the world's most legendary hunter in a classic battle between man and wild. But this pulse-pounding narrative is also a nuanced story of how colonialism and environmental destruction upset the natural order, placing man, tiger and nature on a collision course. 

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    • A Jim Corbett adventure

    • By Ben on 08-02-19

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Farming for the Long Haul

    • Resilience and the Lost Art of Agricultural Inventiveness
    • By: Michael Foley
    • Narrated by: Madison Niederhauser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
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    It’s all but certain that the next 50 years will bring enormous, not to say cataclysmic, disruptions to our present way of life. World oil reserves will be exhausted within that time frame, as will the lithium that powers today’s most sophisticated batteries, suggesting that transportation is equally imperiled. Farming for the Long Haul is about building a viable small-farm economy that can withstand the economic, political, and climatic shock waves that the 21st century portends.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • A Zero Waste Life

    • By: Anita Vandyke
    • Narrated by: Anita Vandyke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
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    A Zero Waste Life is the ultimate guide to radically reducing your waste, without losing your lifestyle. In her 30-day challenge, Anita provides you with the rules, tips and tricks you need to eliminate plastic and live a cleaner, kinder life. This practical audiobook is a call to action with a fresh ‘can do’ approach. Over 30 days you will learn how to make sustainable, ethical choices when it comes to shopping, eating, travel, beauty and so much more. Small changes can make a big difference, and by following these easy, creative steps we can all do more to save our world.

    Regular price: £20.99

    • The Human Planet

    • How We Created the Anthropocene (A Pelican Book)
    • By: Simon Lewis, Mark A. Maslin
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
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    Meteorites, methane, mega-volcanoes and now human beings; the old forces of nature that transformed Earth many millions of years ago are joined by another: us. Our actions have driven Earth into a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. For the first time in our home planet's 4.5-billion year history a single species is dictating Earth's future. To some the Anthropocene symbolises a future of superlative control of our environment. To others it is the height of hubris, the illusion of our mastery over nature. 

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    • Brilliant

    • By Richard on 21-02-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Effective Altruism: How Can We Best Help Others?

    • By: Magnus Vinding
    • Narrated by: Michael Hanko
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
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    This audiobook is part introduction to, part reflective examination of the idea and ideal of effective altruism. Its aim is to examine the core question of effective altruism: How can we best help others? It's a question that in turn forces us to contemplate what helping others, effectively or otherwise, really entails.  

    Regular price: £13.79

    • Deep Creek

    • Finding Hope in the High Country
    • By: Pam Houston
    • Narrated by: Pam Houston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
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    On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her century-old barn and all its inhabitants. Through her travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska, she explores what ties her to the Earth, the ranch most of all. 

    Regular price: £22.89

    • How to Live Green on a Budget

    • By: HowExpert Press, Brian Salman
    • Narrated by: Alex Amery
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
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    Going green doesn’t mean saving the environment by sacrificing your own happiness and money. In this guide, you will be shown a variety of tips, and most of them don’t require you to purchase any new items. In fact, they are mostly habit changes that will put more money in your pocket, while helping the environment.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The Snow Leopard Project

    • And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation
    • By: Alex Dehgan
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
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    The remarkable story of the heroic effort to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife - and a culture that derives immense pride and a sense of national identity from its natural landscape. 

    Regular price: £27.19

    • Bringing Nature Home, Updated and Expanded

    • How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants
    • By: Douglas W. Tallamy, Rick Darke - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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    As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. Bringing Nature Home has sparked a national conversation about the link between healthy local ecosystems and human well-being, and this audio edition will help broaden the movement. By acting on Douglas Tallamy's practical recommendations, everyone can make a difference.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Walkable City Rules

    • 101 Steps to Making Better Places
    • By: Jeff Speck
    • Narrated by: Jeff Speck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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    Nearly every US city would like to be more walkable - for reasons of health, wealth, and the environment - yet few are taking the proper steps to get there. The goals are often clear, but the path is seldom easy. Jeff Speck’s follow-up to his best-selling Walkable City is the resource that cities and citizens need to usher in an era of renewed street life. Walkable City Rules is a doer’s guide to making change in cities, and making it now.    

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Animal Dialogues

    • Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
    • By: Craig Childs
    • Narrated by: Craig Childs
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
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    The Animal Dialogues tells of Craig Childs' own chilling experiences among the grizzlies of the Arctic, sharks off the coast of British Columbia and in the turquoise waters of Central America, jaguars in the bush of northern Mexico, mountain lions, elk, Bighorn Sheep, and others. More than chilling, however, these stories are lyrical, enchanting, and reach beyond what one commonly assumes an "animal story" is or should be. The Animal Dialogues is a book about another world that exists alongside our own.

    Regular price: £26.19

    • One Hundred Years in Yosemite

    • The Story of a Great Park and Its Friends
    • By: Carl Parcher Russell
    • Narrated by: David Wales
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
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    This is a rerelease of a time-tested history of Yosemite National Park by one of its most respected historians. It portrays in terms of human experience the growth of a distinct and unique conception of land management and chronicles the thoughts and efforts of those who contributed to it. It tells of the obstacles overcome and of the pressures to break down the park concept and turn Yosemite to commercial and other ends that would deface its beauty and impair its significance. For these reasons, the audiobook is more than a history. It traces the evolution of an idea. 

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Environment

    • A History of the Idea
    • By: Paul Warde, Libby Robin, Sverker Sorlin
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
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    Authors Paul Warde, Libby Robin, and Sverker Sörlin trace the emergence of the concept of the environment following World War II, a period characterized by both hope for a new global order and fear of humans' capacity for almost limitless destruction. It was at this moment that a new idea and a new narrative about the planet-wide impact of people's behavior emerged, closely allied to anxieties for the future. With the rise of "the environment", the authors argue, came new expertise, making certain kinds of knowledge crucial to understanding the future of our planet.

    Regular price: £16.09

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