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The day the world stops shopping —MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard), 1970-

In a brilliant work of imaginative non-fiction, prize-winning author J.B. MacKinnon asks what would happen--to our economy, our ecology, our products, our selves--if we stopped consuming so much? Is that alternative worl...

The 100-mile diet a year of local eating —Smith, Alisa Dawn, 1971-
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Over a meal of fish, potatoes, and wild mushrooms foraged outside their cabin in British Columbia, the authors decide to embark on a year of eating food grown within 100 miles of their Vancouver apartment. They begin an ...

The once and future world nature as it was, as it is, as it could be —MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard), 1970-
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J.B. MacKinnon argues that we are living in the midst of an ecological disaster and we hardly notice it. We have forgotten what nature can be, and adapted to a diminished world of our own making. The author invites us t...

Dead man in paradise —MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard), 1970-
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On June 22, 1965, a soldier in the Dominican Republic reported that he had just shot two policemen and an outspoken Canadian priest. It was the opening scene in a mystery that compels the author to visit the island nati...

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

"Twenty-seven of America's best science and nature essays of 2013, selected by the author of The Emperor of All Maladies and the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Gene. Pulitzer Prize--winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee...