Australia is the most urbanised nation on earth and yet we share our built environment with a cavalcade of amazing native creatures. This book examines some of the issues around our complex relationship with nature.
The toolkit you need to nurture yourself and the environment that nurtures you. Unless we look after ourselves, each other and the natural world in a balanced and harmonious manner we will continue to go from crisis to crisis. The tips in this book will help you to reduce your environmental footprint and enjoy a healthier and more satisfying life.
A collection of essays, artworks and poetry by a range of First Nations and religiously inspired peace and environmental activists. It represents a call to recognise the deep implication of cultures of war and climate crisis.
In 2008, the bestselling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for a community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, the Transition idea has gone viral across the globe, from universities and London neighbourhoods to Italian villages and Brazilian favelas.
Humanity in the twenty-first century is facing what might be described as its ultimate environmental catastrophe: the destruction of the climate that has nurtured human civilization and with it the basis of life on earth as we know it.
There is a growing consensus that the planet is heading toward environmental catastrophe: climate change, ocean acidification, ozone depletion, global freshwater use, loss of biodiversity, and chemical pollution all threaten our future unless we act.
Dinosaurs couldn’t adapt fast enough to changes in atmosphere and climate. This illustrated book looks at the speed of climate change, asking if Homo sapiens have time to cope better.