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The Song of the Earth
1.  The Song of the Earth by Jonathan Bate
The list author says:
  "A pioneering example of 'eco poetics'."
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Ecotopia
2.  Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach
The list author says:
  "Not great literature but prophetic and challenging."
9.03   Used & New from: 0.06
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The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable
3.  The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable by Gretchen Daily
The list author says:
  "How the economy must wake up to nature's services."
17.58   Used & New from: 1.61

Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  Silent Spring (Penguin Modern Classics) by Rachel Carson
The list author says:
  "Carson's famous alarm call. And it made all the difference."
6.99   Used & New from: 1.97
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Song Of The Rolling Earth: A Highland Odyssey
5.  Song Of The Rolling Earth: A Highland Odyssey by Sir John Lister-Kaye
The list author says:
  "Enjoyable, thought-provoking celebration of the Aigas Field Centre."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Flora Britannica
6.  Flora Britannica by Richard Mabey
The list author says:
  "Richard Mabey's popular book about our relationships, natural and cultural, with Britain's trees and flowers."
28.80   Used & New from: 9.64
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
7.  The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes by Peter Matthiessen
The list author says:
  "One of America's greatest living writers."
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Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth
8.  Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth by Bill McKibben
The list author says:
  "Bill McKibben embodies Gramsci's formulation: 'Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will'."
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History of the Countryside
9.  History of the Countryside by Dr Oliver Rackham
The list author says:
  "Rackham's book is unsurpassed: a masterpiece of research and passion."
Used & New from: 8.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Eden
10.  Eden by Tim Smit
The list author says:
  "Hooray for Tim Smit! The story of the Eden Project - and what can be achieved when we set our minds to it."
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Grassland: The History, Biology, Politics and Promise of the American Prairie
11.  Grassland: The History, Biology, Politics and Promise of the American Prairie by Richard Manning
The list author says:
  "On the tragedy of America's Great Plains  - and how they can be brought back to life, to the benefit of humans and wildlife."
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The Diversity of Life (Penguin Press Science)
12.  The Diversity of Life (Penguin Press Science) by Edward O Wilson
The list author says:
  "A great scientist and sage."
10.39   Used & New from: 5.54
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Illustrated Natural History of Selborne
13.  The Illustrated Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White
The list author says:
  "Why travel around the world when your local parish can intrigue you for a lifetime? A masterpiece of natural curiosity."
14.95   Used & New from: 0.70
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money in the Bank
14.  Wild Solutions: How Biodiversity is Money in the Bank by Andrew Beattie
The list author says:
  "How nature has the answers, and why we should be paying attention."
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Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century
15.  Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century by Alex Steffen
The list author says:
  "If you can't afford this wonderful book, visit the fine website of the same name."
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i count: Together We Can Stop Climate Chaos : Your Step-by-step Guide to Climate Bliss
16.  i count: Together We Can Stop Climate Chaos : Your Step-by-step Guide to Climate Bliss by Climate
The list author says:
  "Buy it for your friends, for your family! Chuck it at Jeremy Clarkson's head!"
3.00   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Findings
17.  Findings by Kathleen Jamie
The list author says:
  "A fine poet celebrates what we're fighting for. Because this list needs uplift, too."
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Capitalism As If the World Matters
18.  Capitalism As If the World Matters by Jonathon Porritt
The list author says:
  "Jonathan Porritt throws down the gauntlet to capitalists AND environmentalists. For all its ills, democratic capitalism may be the only system capable of saving itself, and us."
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Waterlog: A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain
19.  Waterlog: A Swimmer's Journey Through Britain by Roger Deakin
The list author says:
  "The late and much lamented Roger Deakin's now classic account of getting cold and wet around the British Isles."
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How to be a Bad Birdwatcher
20.  How to be a Bad Birdwatcher by Simon Barnes
The list author says:
  "Just for a (wise) laugh."
7.47   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

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