Big, Wild, and Connected
Part 3: From the Adirondack Mountains to the Gaspé Peninsula

John Davis and Wildlands Network

This E-ssential is a three-part series that covers John Davis's epic journey from Florida to Maine. In 2011, with support from the Wildlands Network, Davis traveled 7,600 miles in 10 months from Florida to Maine by foot, bicycle, skis, and canoe/...

100 pages
6 x 9
18 photos, 1 illustration

Part 2: From the Central Appalachians to the Catskill Mountains

John Davis and Wildlands Network

This E-ssential is a three-part series that covers John Davis's epic journey from Florida to Maine. In 2011, with support from the Wildlands Network, Davis traveled 7,600 miles in 10 months from Florida to Maine by foot, bicycle, skis, and canoe/...

83 pages
6 x 9
13 photos, 1 illustration

Big, Wild, and Connected
Part 1: From the Florida Peninsula to the Coastal Plain

John Davis and Wildlands Network

This E-ssential is a three-part series that covers John Davis's epic journey from Florida to Maine. In 2011, with support from the Wildlands Network, Davis traveled 7,600 miles in 10 months from Florida to Maine by foot, bicycle, skis, and...

100 pages
6 x 9
20 illustrations

Urbanism Without Effort

This beautifully illustrated short e-book explores the idea that to create vibrant, sustainable urban areas for the long term, we must first understand what happens naturally when people congregate in cities—innate, unprompted interactions of...

85 pages
6 x 9
Full color, 75 photos

Discovering Big Cat Country
On the trail of tigers and snow leopards

With their elusive and solitary nature, tigers and snow leopards are a challenge for even the most seasoned field biologists to track and study. Yet scientist and conservation leader Eric Dinerstein began his career in the heart of Nepal’s tiger...

53 pages
6 x 9

Simple Pleasures
Thoughts on Food, Friendship, and Life

In Simple Pleasures: Thoughts on Food, Friendship, and Life we have highlighted two chapters from Stephanie Mill’s reflection the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties, of a perhaps simpler than average North American life. It...

60 pages
6 x 9

Thinking Like a Mountain
An Ecological Perspective on Earth

In Thinking Like a Mountain, we have excerpted a clear and inviting introduction to the science of conservation biology from Ed Grumbine's previous book, Ghost Bears. Grumbine offers a succinct and evocative description of why we...

75 pages
6 x 9
7 photos, 2 illustrations

Trash Backwards
Innovating Our Way to Zero Waste

Trash Backwards: Innovating Our Way to Zero Waste examines the various kinds of trash Americans are producing in staggering quantities, and profiles a range of innovative processes, people, and companies who are thinking creatively about...

80 pages
6 x 9
31 photos, 2 illustrations

Bedside Essays for Lovers (of Cities)

In this provocative collection of essays, renowned architect Daniel Solomon delves into the complexities of what makes a city vibrant. Acknowledging that a city is not a static thing, he argues we need to pay more attention to nurturing...

68 pages
6 x 9

Making Transit Fun!
How to Entice Motorists from Their Cars (and onto their feet, a bike, or bus)

Why do people in Stockholm prefer to take the stairs over the escalator?  Why do Londoners enjoy hanging out at bus stops? How do carmakers convince us to buy gas-guzzling, environmentally damaging, and wallet-draining machines? It's called the...

152 pages
6 x 9
39 photos, 1 illustration

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