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Two Percent Solutions for the Planet: 50 Low-Cost, Low-Tech, Nature-Based Practices for Combatting Hunger, Drought, and Climate Change

By: Courtney White

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003664


Two Percent Solutions for the Planet profiles fifty innovative practices that soak up carbon dioxide in soils, reduce energy use, sustainably intensify food production, and increase water quality. The two percent refers to: the amount of new carbon in the soil needed to reap a wide variety of ecological and economic benefits; the percentage of the nation s population who are farmers and ranchers; and the low financial cost (in terms of GDP) needed to get this work done. ... View more info

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The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature [used book]

By: David Suzuki and Amanda McConnell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 001546


This text is environmentalist David Suzuki's "bottom line" for a sustainable future. It begins by exploring the inventiveness that has enabled humans to adapt so successfully to life on Earth. This has led to explosive changes in population, phenomenal scientific and technological power, greatly increased consumption of resources, a massive movement to the cities and the new global economics. As we prepare for the arrival of the next millennium, the need to find a truly ... View more info

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Heaven and Earth: Global Warming, The Missing Science

By: Ian Plimer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Connor Court Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 004303


The Earth is an evolving dynamic system. Current changes in climate, sea level and ice are within variability. Atmospheric CO2 is the lowest for 500 million years. Climate has always been driven by the Sun, the Earth's orbit and plate tectonics and the oceans, atmosphere and life respond. Humans have made their mark on the planet, thrived in warm times and struggled in cool times. The hypothesis that humans can actually change climate is unsupported by evidence from geol... View more info

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The Water-Wise Home: How to conserve and reuse Water in your home and landscape

By: Laura Allen

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 001929


Are you looking for ways to save water -- or money? This accessible guide by Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, explains how to use water smartly and efficiently, increasing supply, saving money, reducing wear on your septic system, and filling your home and garden needs. She describes proven conservation techniques, explains how to create a water-wise landscape, and provides illustrated, step-by-step instructions for setting up a waterless composting toilet as w... View more info

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More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World

By: Markus Imhoof and Claus-Peter Lieckfeld

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Canada, Greystone Books: 2015

Seller ID: A1133


"If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences." More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to "killer bees," Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators. Markus Imhoof and Claus-Pet... View more info