• The Monkey Wrench Gang

    The Monkey Wrench Gang

    Abbey, Edward

    First published in 1975, Abbey's novel about a group of environmentalists determined to protect their beloved Southwestern wilderness by any means necessary has become a cult classic and an inspiration to activists everywhere.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2012

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  • Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing A Backbone

    Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing A Backbone

    Berwald, Juli

    A former ocean scientist reveals the complexity of the lowly jellyfish and its importance to ocean ecosystems in this funny, fascinating and fact-filled blend of nature writing and memoir.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2017 Unabridged

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  • The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

    The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

    Brannen, Peter

    There have been at least five mass extinction events in the 3.5-billion-year history of life on Earth. Science journalist Brannen gives a lucid yet detailed account of each, and ponders the ramifications for a possible future one.

    Format: eBook - 2017

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  • Nature Obscura: A City's Hidden Natural World

    Nature Obscura: A City's Hidden Natural World

    Brenner, Kelly

    Local author and naturalist Brenner explores the complex micro-habitats that exist in urban landscapes, and highlights creatures and plants most of us overlook. You’ll see a puddle or a patch of moss differently after reading this absorbing book.

    Format: eBook - 2020

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  • Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, From River to Table

    Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, From River to Table

    Cook, Langdon

    Cook is a Seattle author who writes about catching and foraging wild foods. In this engaging book, he focuses on the wild Pacific salmon, its role as a key species in Northwest ecosystems and regional cuisine, and the grave threats to its survival.

    Format: eBook - 2017 First edition

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  • Mink River: A Novel

    Mink River: A Novel

    Doyle, Brian

    Set in a fictional Oregon coastal town, Doyle's lyrical novel brings the joys and heartaches of its residents (human and animal) to life with vivid prose and richly detailed descriptions of its quintessentially Pacific Northwest setting.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 Unabridged

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  • Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

    Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

    Goldfarb, Ben

    Learn more about the humble but mighty beaver in this engaging account of an often misunderstood species that explores its natural and cultural history and the crucial role it plays in sustaining healthy ecosystems.

    Format: eBook - 2018

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  • Rare Encounters With Ordinary Birds: Notes From A Northwest Year

    Rare Encounters With Ordinary Birds: Notes From A Northwest Year

    Haupt, Lyanda Lynn

    “Birds will give you a window, if you allow them.” Through her lyrical, intimate observations of Northwest birds, local author and ornithologist Haupt offers readers fresh eyes on common species and the worlds they inhabit.

    Format: eBook - 2004 First Trade paperback edition

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  • Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

    Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

    Houston, Pam

    Novelist and essayist Houston dives into deeply personal territory in this heartfelt memoir about life on her Colorado ranch over 20 years, which intertwines her observations of the natural world across the seasons with more intimate recollections.

    Format: eBook - 2019 First edition

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  • The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption

    The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption

    Jamail, Dahr

    Journalist Jamail provides a sobering assessment of the current state of climate change (what he terms "climate disruption") in this well-researched and vividly detailed account of key sites under ecological stress.

    Format: eBook - 2019

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