Category Archives: Ecology & Environment

The Sustainability Revolution by Edwards

Andres R. Edwards. The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift. Foreword by David W. Orr. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2005. Paperback, xv + 206 pages. During the past two decades, “sustainability” has become a catchword, yet few … Continue reading

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The Oil Depletion Protocol by Heinberg

Richard Heinberg. The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism and Economic Collapse. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2006. Paperback, xii + 194 pp. Richard Heinberg is the author of half a dozen books, including The Party’s … Continue reading

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The Lost Language of Plants by Buhner

Stephen Harrod Buhner. The Lost Language of Plants: The Ecological Importance of Plant Medicines to Life on Earth. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2002. Paperback, xi +325 pages. The author, who has seven other books to his credit, powerfully … Continue reading

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The Great Book of Hemp by Robinson

Rowan Robinson. The Great Book of Hemp: The Complete Guide to the Environmental, Commercial, and Medicinal Uses of the World’s Most Extraordinary Plant. Rochester, Vt.: Park Street Press, 1996. Large paperback, viii + 247 pp. Hemp is indeed an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Strangely Like War by Jensen and Draffan

Derrick Jensen and George Draffan. Strangely Like War: The Gobal Assault on Forests. Foreword by Vandana Shiva. White River Junction, Vt.: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2003. Paperback, ix + 185 pages. Deforestation, which has been a problem ever since the Neolithic, … Continue reading

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Perilous Planet Earth by Buhner

Trevor Palmer. Perilous Planet Earth: Catastrophes and Catastrophism Through the Ages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Hardcover, 522 pp . Anyone who has followed the fate of the maverick researcher and writer Velikovsky (“Worlds in Collision” etc.) at the hands of … Continue reading

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It’s a Sprawl World After All by Morris

Douglas E. Morris. It’s a Sprawl World After All. Foreword by Ray Oldenburg. Gabriola Island, British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2005. Paperback, xv + 243 pp. Unplanned growth bedevils almost all societies and, as Morris convincingly argues and documents, is responsible … Continue reading

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Heal the Ocean by Fujita

Rod Fujita.Heal the Ocean: Solutions for Saving Our Seas. Foreword by Peter Benchley. Gabriola Island, Canada: New Society Publishers, 2003. Paperback, xii + 226 pages. I remember reading Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki as a young boy and being horrified at the fact … Continue reading

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Green Psychology by Metzner

Ralph Metzner. Green Psychology: Transforming Our Relationship to the Earth. Foreword by Theodore Roszak. Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 1999. Paperback, x + 229 pages. Psychotherapist Ralph Metzner, who was among the first psychedelic researchers, is widely known for his books Maps … Continue reading

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Greenpeace by Wayler

Rex Weyler. Greenpeace: The Inside Story: How a Group of Ecologists, Journalists and Visionaries Changed the World. Vancouver, British Columbia: Raincoast Books, 2004. Paperback, 623 pp. Weyler, who left Lockheed in 1967 to pursue a career in journalism, sailed on the … Continue reading

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