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Earth emergency

Listen to the scientists. That's the refrain of climate activist Greta Thunberg. Climate scientists explain how warming caused by human activity is setting in motion Earth's own natural warming mechanisms, releasing gree...

The day the earth stood still

Governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind a visitor's appearance. Dr. Helen Benson is a renowned scientist who finds herself face-to-face with an alien called Klaatu. Klaatu has traveled across the un...

The Anthropocene reviewed : essays on a human-centered planet —Green, John, 1977- author.

"The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this ... symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his ... podcast, bestselling author...

The human element

Photographer James Balog draws on his forty-plus year career documenting the human-nature relationship to illustrate how human civilization has affected--and can still have a positive effect--on the entirety of the natur...

Life as we made it : how 50,000 years of human innovation refined--and redefined--nature —Shapiro, Beth Alison, author.

"Humans seem to be destroying nature with incessant fiddling. We can use viruses to insert genes for pesticide resistance into plants, or to make the flesh of goldfish glow. We can turn bacteria into factories for millio...

Human planet. The complete series

Shows different habitats around the world, exploring how humans have adapted to adverse climates and how they learn to live with and use the creatures that share their surroundings.

Our planet. Disc 3, Life after people the past, present and future of Earth

Disc 3. Life after people. What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. How long would it take befor...

On our nature walk : our first talk about our impact on the environment —Roberts, Jillian, 1971- author.

"Young readers are introduced to environmental issues in their own neighborhoods in this illustrated nonfiction picture book."-- Provided by publisher.

The tree —Layton, Neal, author.

When a couple buys land that includes a large tree housing forest animals, they must decide how to proceed with their building plans.

Terra incognita : 100 maps to survive the next 100 years —Goldin, Ian, 1955- author.

Welcome to Terra Incognita. Based on decades of research, and combining mesmerising, state-of-the-art satellite maps with enlightening and passionately argued analysis, Ian and Robert chart humanity's impact on the plane...

Old Turtle : questions of the heart —Wood, Douglas, 1951- author.

When the people have deep questions about life, death, and how to find happiness, they journey to find Old Turtle, and she answers their questions with wisdom and love.

Braiding sweetgrass : indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and the teachings of plants —Kimmerer, Robin Wall, author.

"As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teac...

Breaking boundaries : the science of our planet —Rockström, Johan, author.

Advisors who guided David Attenborough's Our Planet now reveal the full scale of the climate emergency we face, along with the positive message that if we act, we can stabilize Earth's life-support system.

Under a white sky : the nature of the future —Kolbert, Elizabeth, author.

"The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction returns to humanity's transformative impact on the environment, now asking: After doing so much damage, can we change nature, this time to save it? That man shou...

Braiding sweetgrass Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants —Kimmerer, Robin Wall, author, narrator.
Book On CD
2016
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"As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and histor...

Islands of abandonment : life in the post-human landscape —Flyn, Cal, author.

"As if Annie Dillard walked into The World Without Us: a beautiful, lyrical exploration of the places where nature is flourishing in our absence. Some of the only truly feral cattle in the world wander a long-abandoned i...

Renewal : how nature awakens our creativity, compassion, and joy —Edwards, Andrés R., 1959- author.

"Renewal explores the science behind why being in nature makes us feel alive and helps us thrive. Backed by cutting-edge research in cognitive science, Edwards weaves stories that reveal nature's genius, its effect on ou...

Pom poko
Blu-ray
2015
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From acclaimed director Isao Takahata. Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures that live among us. An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach ...

I wonder why the dinosaurs died out : and other questions about extinct and endangered animals —Charman, Andy, author.

Answers questions about extinct animals and animals in danger of becoming extinct, with a focus on reasons for endangerment.

Pom poko

From acclaimed director Isao Takahata. Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures that live among us. An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach ...

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