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Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
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Author: Christopher Ketcham
Release Date: July 16, 2019
A hard-hitting look at the battle now raging over the fate of the public lands in the American West--and a plea for the protection of these last wild places

The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains.
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Author: David Wallace-Wells | Narrator: David Wallace-Wells
Release Date: February 19, 2019
"The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon."—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon

It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible.
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Author: John F. Ross
Release Date: July 03, 2018
"A bold study of an eco-visionary at a watershed moment in US history."-Nature

A timely, thrilling account of a man who, as an explorer, dared to lead the first successful expedition down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon--and, as an American visionary, waged a bitterly-contested campaign for environmental sustainability in the American West.
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Author: Ken Ilgunas
Release Date: April 10, 2018
Private property is everywhere. Almost anywhere you walk in the United States, you will spot “No Trespassing” and “Private Property” signs on trees and fence posts. In America, there are more than a billion acres of grassland pasture, cropland, and forest, and miles and miles of coastlines that are mostly closed off to the public.
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Author: Carlos Magdalena
Release Date: April 10, 2018
An impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction, by a scientist who has been called a "codebreaker" (Telegraph) and "an inspiration" (Jane Goodall)

Carlos Magdalena is not your average horticulturist.
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Author: Yvon Chouinard | Narrator: Yvon Chouinard
Release Date: September 06, 2016
In his long-awaited memoir, Yvon Chouinard-legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.-shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one of the most respected and environmentally responsible companies on earth.
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Author: Pope Francis
Release Date: August 04, 2015
The complete text of the landmark encyclical letter from Pope Francis that, as Time magazine reported, “rocked the international community”

In the Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, the beloved Pope exhorts the world to combat environmental degradation and its impact on the poor.
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Author: Jon Mooallem
Release Date: May 16, 2013
Field notes from an age of extinction, tracking the ever-shifting meaning of America’s animals throughout history to understand the current moment

Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter’s world overflow with animals—butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls—while the actual world she’s inheriting slides into a great storm of extinction.
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Author: Bill Bryson
Release Date: September 25, 2012

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go.

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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 08, 2009
The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War.

America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence. that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.
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