Environmental Conservation & Protection

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A History of the Theories of Rain

By Stephen Collis

“Can you walk away from a climate?” Maybe. But “in the future / everyone will have their fifteen minutes of blame. ” A History of the Theories of Rain explores the strange effect our current sense of impending doom has on our relation to time, approaching the unfolding ... Read more

Adrift on the Ark

By Margaret Thompson

Adrift on the Ark is a collection of personal essays by Margaret Thompson that offers a straightforward study of the complex relationship between human beings and the natural world. The essays look at a wide range of beings—from spiders to peacocks—and cover issues such as ... Read more

An Enduring Wilderness

By Robert Burley

Featuring tributes from award-winning writers

In a city sometimes referred to as “The Big Smoke,” Toronto’s extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often overlooked, neglected, or forgotten. However, the last 25 years has ... Read more

Back to the Well

By Marq de Villiers

Shortlisted for the Donner Prize and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

"This book will ruffle some feathers as well as open some minds, but for anyone who cares about the earth's most precious resource, it is worth the read. " — Publishers Weekly

Droughts. Floods. Contamination. ... Read more

Boreal Dragon, The

By Katherine Bitney

Katherine Bitney is in love with her ecosystem. From the boreal forest to her vegetable garden Bitney writes of the beauties of a northern natural world, drawing the reader deeply into the dance of the seasons. But it is not all raindrops and flowers. Bitney also challenges ... Read more

Clayoquot & Dissent

Edited by Ron Hatch & Veronica Hatch

A comprehensive account of Clayoquot Sound and the protest movement: rainforest ecosystems; the April 1993 land-use decision; co-opted forestry science; the Peace Camp and the Blockades; civil disobedience; the police, the courts and the corporations; environmental rights; ongoing ... Read more

Climate Chaos

Edited by Ana Isla

Climate change is already under way with unpredictable consequences. Evidence of changes to the earth's physical, chemical and biological processes is obvious everywhere. Greenhouse gas emissions have increased the carbon cycle concentration in the atmosphere. In the past, half ... Read more

Earth Alive

By Stan Rowe

Earth Alive is a collection of thought-provoking essays, short pieces, and reviews that explore and uncover the intimate connections between humans and the Earth. Stan Rowe prompts us to think in revolutionary terms about developing a new world-view. Edited and with a preface ... Read more

Green Reef, A

By Stephen Henighan & Stephen Henighan

In spite of its disturbing implications, the impact of climate change on our physical environment can be difficult for us to understand or imagine. Moving from a memoir of a journey through an abundant yet fragile natural world to the daunting scientific evidence that climate ... Read more