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APES 19-20

READING LIST FALL 2019

Choose the book you will read for your FALL book report and presentation.  Only one person may choose each book.  

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Abbey, Edward

Desert Solitaire

 

Abbey, Edward

Down The River

 

Ackerman, Diane

The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing Animals, Timeless Worlds

 

Adams, Douglas

Last Chance to See

 
Cloris Huan

Avery, Dennis

Saving the Planet With Pesticides and Plastic

 

Aylesworth, Thomas

This Vital Air, This Vital Water

 
Kalvin Matischak

Bailey, Ronald

Ecoscam: The False Prophets of Ecological Apocalypse

 
Virginia Pridgen

Bormann, F. and Kellert, S.

Ecology, Economics, Ethics: The Broken Circle

 

Braungart, Michael

Cradle To Cradle: Remaking the Way we Make Things

 
Anna Fernandez-Anderson

Brick, P., Snow, D., Bates, S., and Kemmis, D.

Across the Great Divide: Explorations in Collaborative Conservation and the American West

 

Bryson, Bill

A Walk in the Woods

 
Jessie Weiss

Bryson, Bill

In A Sunburned Country

 
Emil Arangala

Burdick, Alan

Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion

 

Campbell, David

The Crystal Desert: Summers in Antarctica

 
Tabitha Hille

Colburn, T., Dumanoski, D., and Myers, J.

Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?--A Scientific Detective Story

 

Corson, Trevor

The Secret Life of Lobsters

 
Margaret Stoffregen

Cronon, William

Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England

 

Cummings, Claire

Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds

 

Devall, Bill and Sessions, George

Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered

 

Diamond, Jared

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

 

Dietrich, William

The Final Forest: Big Trees, Forks, and the Pacific Northwest

 
Lauren Kim

Dillard, Annie

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

 

Dolan, Edward

Our Poisoned Waters

 

Dotto, Lydia

Planet Earth in Jeopardy: Environmental Consequences of Nuclear War

 

Dunn, Rob

The Wild Life of our Bodies: Predators, Parasites, and Partners that Shape Who We Are Today

 

Ehrlich, Gretel

The Solace of Open Spaces

 

Ehrlich, Paul and Ehrlich, Anne

The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment

 

Elkington, John

The Green Capitalists: Industry's Search for Environmental Excellence

 

Estill, Lyle

Small Stories, Big Changes: Agents of Change on the Frontlines of Sustainability

 
Neb Kubica

Flannery, Tim

The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth

 

Flannery, Tim and Schouten, Peter

A Gap in Nature: Discovering the World's Extinct Animals

 
Lauren Stanfa

Fossey, Dian

Gorillas in the Mist

 
Jess Schinsky

Garreau, Joel

Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies -- and What It Means to Be Human

 

Gerdes, Louise

The Environment: Opposing Viewpoints

 

Giblin, James

When Plague Strikes: The Black Death, Smallpox, AIDS

 
Naomi Tymann

Goodall, Jane

Harvest for Hope

 
Shudy Du

Gore, Albert

Earth in the Balance

 

Grescoe, Taras

Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood

 

Gribbin, John

Hothouse Earth

 

Gribbin, John

The Hole in the Sky; Man's Threat to the Ozone Layer

 
Jason Constantino

Grunwald, Michael

The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise

 

Hager, Thomas

The Alchemy of Air

 

Hardin, Garrett

Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

 

Harr, Jonathan

A Civil Action

 

Harte, John and Kamp, Len

The Green Fuse: An Ecological Odyssey

 

Heinberg, Richard

The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies

 

Hightower, Jane

Diagnosis: Mercury: Money, Politics & Poison

 

Houghton, John T.

Climate Change: The IPCC Scientific Assessment

 

Jacobs, Chip

Smogtown: The Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles

 

Johnson, Steven

The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

 

Kidder, Tracy

Mountains Beyond Mountains

 

Klare, Michael

Blood and Oil

 
Jack Crone

Kolbert, Elizabeth

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change

 

Kottak, Conrad

Assault on Paradise

 

Kuenzler, Edward

Time and the Piedmont

 

Kunstler, James

The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century

 

Kurlansky, Mark

Salt: A World History

 

Kurlansky, Mark

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

 

Lapierre, D. and Moro, J.

Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster

 

Laszlo, Ervin

Inner Limits of Mankind

 

Leopold, Aldo

A Sand County Almanac (Outdoor Essays & Reflections)

 

Lewis, Martin

Green Delusions: An Environmentalist Critique of Radical Environmentalism

 

Leydet, Francois

The Last Redwoods

 

Likens, G. and Bormann, F.H.

Biogeochemistry of a Forested Ecosystem

 

Little, Charles

Hope for the Land

 

Lovelock, James

Gaia

 
Ambika Gaur

Lovelock, James

Gaia: Practical Medicine for the Planet

 

Lovelock, James

The Revenge of Gaia

 

Lovelock, James

The Ages of Gaia

 

Lovins, Amory

Soft Energy Paths: Towards a Durable Peace

 

Manes, Christopher

Green Rage: Radical Environmentalism and the Unmaking of Civilization

 

Manning, Richard

Last Stand

 

Margonelli, Lisa

Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline

 

Masson, Jeffrey and McCarthy, Susan

When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals

 
Abby Vogel

Matthews, Anne

Where the Buffalo Roam: Restoring America's Great Plains

 
Poppy Ames

Matthiessen, Peter

Baikal: Sacred Sea of Siberia

 

Matthiessen, Peter

End of the Earth: Voyaging to Antarctica

 

McKibben, Bill

The End of Nature

 
Amelie Coelho

McPhee, John

Encounters With the Archdruid

 

McPhee, John

Coming Into the Country

 

Meadows, D., Meadows, D., and Randers, J.

Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future

 

Meadows, Donella

Limits To Growth

 

Meadows, Donella

Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update

 
Zachary Zheng

Moore, Curtis

Green Gold: Japan, Germany, the United States, and the Race for Environmental Technology

 

Morris, Desmond

The Human Zoo

 
Lindsey Stillson

Mowat, Farley

Woman in the Mists

 

Ophuls, William

Ecology and the Politics of Scarcity

 

Parkinson, Claire

Earth from Above: Using Color-Coded Satellite Images to Examine the Global Environment

 

Patterson, Charles

Animal Rights

 
Christina Fink

Pearce, Fred

When the Rivers Run Dry: Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century

 

Phillips, Kathryn

Tracking the Vanishing Frogs: An Ecological Mystery

 
Parker Keys

Pimm, Stuart

The World According To Pimm: A Scientist Audits the Earth

 

Plotkin, Mark

Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Amazon Rain Forest

 

Pollan, Michael

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals

 

Pollan, Michael

The Botany of Desire

 
abby wannamaker

Ponting, Clive

A Green History of the World

 

Preston, Richard

The Hot Zone

 

Preston, Richard

Demon in the Freezer

 
sebastian Gerz-Escandon

Pringle, Laurence

Rain Of Troubles: The Science and Politics of Acid Rain

 

Pringle, Laurence

The Environmental Movement

 

Rabinowitz, Alan

Beyond the Last Village

 

Reece, Erik

Lost Mountain: A Year in the Vanishing Wilderness: Radical Strip Mining and the Devastation of Appalachia

 

Regenstein, Lewis

Replenish the Earth: A History of Organized Religions' Treatment of Animals and Nature--Including the Bible's Message of Conservation and Kindness

 

Reisner, Marc

Cadillac Desert

 

Reynolds, William

Energy

 

Roberts, Paul

The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World

 

Roberts, Paul

The End of Food

 
Annie Allen Beard

Royte, Elizabeth

Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash

 

Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue

Kanzi

 

Scarce, Rik

Eco-Warriors: Understanding the Radical Environmental Movement

 

Schapiro, Mark

Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products

 
Ella Amico

Schlosser, Eric

Fast Food Nation

 
Gracie Murphy

Schumacher, E.F.

Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

 

Shabecoff, Philip

A Fierce Green Fire: The American Environmental Movement

 

Silver, Cheryl, and DeFries, Ruth

One Earth, One Future: Our Changing Global Environment

 

Simmons, Matthew

Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy

 

Simon, Alvah

North to the Night: A Spiritual Odyssey in the Arctic

 

Sinclair, Upton

The Jungle

 
Adriana Kurtovic

Spitsbergen, Judith

Seacoast Life: An Ecological Guide to Natural Seashore Communities in North Carolina

 

Stauber, John, and Rampton, Sheldon

Toxic Sludge is Good For You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry

 

Stern, Gerald M.

The Buffalo Creek Disaster

 

Sullivan, Robert

Rats

 
Karolina Orocz

Thomson, Peter

Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal

 
Xavier Bell

Thorne-Miller, B. and Earle, S.

The Living Ocean: Understanding and Protecting Marine Biodiversity

 
Derek Yao

Turnbull, Colin

The Forest People

 
Jack Grubbs

Watkins, T.H., Mills, W., and Wolfe, A.

Vanishing Arctic: Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge

 

Weisman, Alan

The World Without Us

 
Andrea Dunn Beltran

Wheelwright, Jeff

Degrees of Disaster: Prince William Sound: How Nature Reels and Rebounds

 

Wilson, Duff

Fateful Harvest: The True Story of a Small Town, a Global Industry, and a Toxic Secret

 
Emma Wilds

Wright, Robert

Three Scientists and their Gods: Looking for Meaning in an Age of Information

 
Maximilian Reisinger
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