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New Books - Environment / Ethical Living / Animals

Books about living ethically and sustainably make brilliant gifts - handing people the knowledge to help make the world a better place (browse related categories Environment & Animal Rights Changing the World )

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion - by Lauren Bravo - £12.99
You probably know the statistics: global clothing production has roughly doubled in just 15 years, and every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing ends up in UK landfill.  Fast fashion is the ultimate toxic relationship. It’s ba ... more

Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants - by Jon Steinman - £14.99
Food has become ground-zero in our efforts to increase awareness of how our choices impact the world. Yet while we have begun to transform our communities and dinner plates, the most authoritative strand of the food web has received surprisingly litt ... more

End Of The End Of The Earth: Essays - by Jonathan Franzen - £9.99
A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections.  In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns ... more

The Sustainable(ish) Living Guide - by Jen Gale - £12.99
Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet.  If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then t ... more

How to Go Waste Free: Eco Tips for Busy People - by Caroline Jones - £9.99
Every year, humankind dumps over 2 billion tons of waste. This either goes into landfill, is incinerated, or goes into our oceans - doing untold damage to the environment, wildlife and to our own bodies. What can we do, as individuals, to stem this t ... more

The Vegan Travel Handbook - by Lonely Planet Food - £12.99
Whether you’ve been vegan for years or are travelling as one for the first time, The Vegan Travel Handbook will help you discover, plan and book a huge range of vegan-friendly adventures around the globe.  Get essential advice and expert tips o ... more

Racism as Zoological Witchcraft: A Guide to Getting Out - by Aph Ko - £17.99
In this scintillating combination of critical race theory, social commentary, veganism, and gender analysis, media studies scholar Aph Ko offers a compelling vision of a reimagined social justice movement marked by a deconstruction of the conceptual ... more

The Case for the Green New Deal - by Ann Pettifor - £12.99
What is the Green New Deal and how can we afford it?  To protect the future of life on earth, we need to do more than just reimagine the economy — we have to change everything. One of the seminal thinkers of the program that helped ignite t ... more

East: 120 Vegetarian and Vegan recipes from Bangalore to Beijing - by Meera Sodha - £20.00
Modern, vibrant, easy-to-make food. East is a must-have whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or simply want to eat more delicious meat-free food.   Drawing from her 'New Vegan' Guardian column, Meera Sodha's stunning new collection also features ... more

2020 Guide to the Night Sky - by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion - £6.99
The bestselling, practical guide to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages per month January-December 2020. An easy introduction to stargazing and a useful reference for seasoned astronomers.  Designed ... more

Vegan(ish): 100 Simple, Budget Recipes That Don't Cost the Earth - by Jack Monroe - £16.99
'My theory is, if all of us adopted a few more plant-based meals into our diets on a weekly basis, not only would our food bills go down, but so would our environmental impact.'  Delicious and creative vegan recipes from no 1 bestselling writer a ... more

The Bee Bible: 50 Ways to Keep Bees Buzzing - by Sally Coulthard - £10.00
We need bees. We rely on them not only to pollinate our planet but to sweeten our lives with the fruits of their labours – honey, beeswax, Royal Jelly. These tiny, hardworking insects have transformed our lives with their quiet diligence; fertilisi ... more

From What Is to What If: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want - by Rob Hopkins - £19.99
The founder of the international Transition Towns movement asks why true creative, positive thinking is in decline, asserts that it’s more important now than ever, and suggests ways our communities can revive and reclaim it.   In these times ... more

The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology - by Mark Boyle - £16.99
It was 11pm when I checked my email for the last time and turned off my phone for what I hoped would be forever.  No running water, no car, no electricity or any of the things it powers: the internet, phone, washing machine, radio or light bu ... more

Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed - by Catrina Davies - £16.99
The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.  *LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE*   Aged thirty-one, Catrina Davies was renting a box-room in a house in Bristol, which she shared ... more

British Wildlife Photography Awards #10 - by Various photographers - £25.00
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the British Wildlife Photography Awards, this stunning collection showcases 150 of the winning and shortlisted images from the 2019 competition.  Curating the year’s finest work from world-leading profession ... more

Gardening and Planting by the Moon 2020 - by Nick Kollerstrom, PhD - £7.99
You won’t have to get up in the middle of the night to sow your carrots! Country folk know that planning their work in harmony with the rhythms of the moon produces better crops. It’s that easy. They get higher yields and better flavour in vegeta ... more

A Cloud A Day - by Gavin Pretor-Pinney - £20.00
The stresses of the digital world mean that it’s more important than ever to engage with the natural world. And no matter where you are, looking up at the clouds is good for the soul. The sky is the most dramatic and evocative aspect of nature. Eve ... more

The Secret Network of Nature - by Peter Wohlleben - £8.99
An exploration of the invisible connections sustaining the entire natural world from the bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees.  Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth? Or that wolves can alter the course of ... more

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference (Illustrated Edition) - by Greta Thunberg - £14.99
A new expanded and illustrated edition of the history-making speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation.  'We are the change and change is coming'  In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, G ... more

Wild Geese: A Collection of Nan Shepherd's Writing - by Nan Shepherd - £8.99
Nan Shepherd (1893 - 1981) published three novels between 1928 and 1933: The Quarry Wood, The Weatherhouse and A Pass in the Grampians – as well as a collection of poems: In the Cairngorms.  Her reputation grew exponentially with the 1977 publi ... more

Turning the Boat for Home: A Life Writing About Nature - by Richard Mabey - £18.99
For five decades Richard Mabey has been a pioneering voice in modern nature writing. From the rediscovery of foraging that led to Food for Free, through his groundbreaking expeditions in the 'edgelands' in the 1970s, to his reflections on the musical ... more

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future - by David Wallace-Wells - £9.99
**SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**   A Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019  It is worse, much worse, than you think.   The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, pe ... more

Wild Signs and Star Paths - by Tristan Gooley - £9.99
Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally bestselling How To Read Water and The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and pl ... more

Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth - by Guy Standing - £9.99
We are losing the commons. Austerity and neoliberal policies have depleted our shared wealth; our national utilities have been sold off to foreign conglomerates, social housing is almost non-existent, our parks are cordoned off for private events and ... more

The Secret Life of Snow - by Giles Whittell - £8.99
How many snowflakes does it take to build a snowman? Where is the snowiest place on Earth? When will the last snowflake fall?   Snow has a lot in common with religion.   It comes from heaven. It changes everything. It creates an alternative r ... more

Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution - by Mary Robinson - £9.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018   Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty of the world he had been born into. Before his fiftieth birthday, he would share the planet with more th ... more

Ground Work: Writings on People and Places - by Tim Dee (Editor) - £9.99
The essential and defining new collection of the best British nature writing.  ‘Tim Dee has brought together a wonderous array of talent for this life-affirming, often magical anthology’ Observer   We are living in the anthropocene – an ... more

Vegan Christmas Feasts - by Jackie Kearney - £9.99
Inspired meat-free recipes for the festive season.  Everyone will love these vegan ideas devised for Christmas. The clever plant-based recipes are designed to be crowd-pleasing and properly festive and as well as being meat-free and dairy-free, t ... more

Surfacing - by Kathleen Jamie - £12.99
A new and highly anticipated collection of essays from the award-winning author of Sightlines.  Under the ravishing light of an Alaskan sky, objects are spilling from the thawing tundra linking a Yup'ik village to its hunter-gatherer past. In ... more

There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years - by Mike Berners-Lee - £9.99
Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the knock-on effects of our actions, and what should we do first? Do we all need to become vegetarian? Ho ... more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - by Bill Bryson - £25.00
‘We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.’  Bill Bryson sets of ... more

On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal - by Naomi Klein - £20.00
For more than twenty years Naomi Klein's books have defined our era, chronicling the exploitation of people and the planet and demanding justice. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a decade of her impassioned writing from the frontline of c ... more

The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo - by Alaa Aljaleel by Diana Darke - £9.99
From Diana Darke, the acclaimed author of My House in Damascus and The Merchant of Syria, comes the extraordinary true story of a heroic ambulance driver who created a cat sanctuary in the midst of war-torn Aleppo.   “I’ll stay with them n ... more

Rain - by Mary Talbot and Bryan Talbot - £16.99
A stunning new graphic novel and rallying cry to protect the planet, from the Costa-award-winning authors of Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes.   Set against the backdrop of disastrous flooding in the North of England, Rain dramatically chronicles ... more

The Hedgehog Handbook - by Sally Coulthard - £9.99
Hedgehogs, with their quiet determination and bristling, bumbling ways, are seen by many of one of life's most enduring symbols of the countryside and town gardens. This shy, snuffling, enigmatic animal has captured the imagination of children and ad ... more

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife - by Hugh Warwick - £9.99
An eye-opening exploration of the lines that cut through our countryside, from hedges to railways, and a passionate manifesto for reconnecting wildlife.   Our landscape has been transformed by a vast network of lines, from hedges and walls to ... more

When the Last Lion Roars: The Rise and Fall of the King of Beasts - by Sara Evans - £9.99
The illegal killing of Cecil – a famous and magnificent black-maned Zimbabwean lion – by an American big-game hunter in 2015 sparked international outrage. More significantly, it drew the world's attention to the devastating plight of Africa's li ... more

Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest - by Peter Wohlleben - £14.99
Can you tell the difference between wolf and dog prints? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm?How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart?   Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, lets you in on ... more

The Order of Time - by Carlo Rovelli - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER  The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning of time.  'We are time. We are this space, this clearing opened by the trace ... more

A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven - by Joe Shute - £9.99
For millennia, we have tried to explain ourselves using the raven as a symbol. It occupies a unique place in British history and has left an indelible mark on our cultural landscape.  The raven's hulking black shape has come to represent many ... more

In Praise of the Bicycle - by Marc Augé and Teresa Fagan - £9.99
This is the French anthropologist as we've never heard him before: Marc Augé coined the term ‘non-place’ to describe uniquitous, global airports, hotels and motorways filled with anonymous individuals. In this new book, he casts his anthropologi ... more

From the Air: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way - by Raymond Fogarty - £8.99
Raymond Fogarty’s spectacular drone photography brings a new and thrilling aerial perspective to one of the world’s longest coastal touring routes - Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.   The Wild Atlantic Way covers 2500km, passing through an inc ... more

Shell Life on the Seashore - by Philip Street - £9.99
For many, the highlights of seaside holidays are rockpooling and gathering the glorious array of shells left strewn on the beach after the receding tide. Attracted by the infinite variety of shapes and colours, visitors can never resist making a souv ... more

A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts - by Andrew Chaikin - £12.99
This is the definitive account of the heroic Apollo programme.   When astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their 'giant leap for mankind' across a ghostly lunar landscape, they were watched by some 600 million people on Earth 240,000 mil ... more

Mind is the Ride - by Jet McDonald - £16.99
When Jet McDonald cycled four thousand miles to India and back, he didn't want to write a straightforward travel book. He wanted to go on an imaginative journey. Mind is the Ride takes the reader on a physical and intellectual adventure from West to ... more

Save the World: There is No Planet B - Things You Can Do Right Now to Save Our Planet - by Louise Bradford - £6.99
Together, we can change the world.  There is little doubt that our beautiful planet is now under huge threat; our weather is more extreme, plastic litters our oceans, industrial production and farming methods wreak havoc on the environment and ma ... more

Novacene: The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence - by James Lovelock - £14.99
James Lovelock, creator of the Gaia hypothesis and the greatest environmental thinker of our time, has produced an astounding new theory about future of life on Earth. He argues that the anthropocene - the age in which humans acquired planetary-scale ... more

21st-Century Yokel - by Tom Cox - £9.99
A nature book, but not quite like any you’ll have read before.  21st-Century Yokel is the book that, as someone entrenched in a love of the countryside, I’ve been waiting a decade to write - maybe longer. It’s not quite a nature book, not q ... more

When the Rivers Run Dry: The Global Water Crisis and How to Solve It - by Fred Pearce - £9.99
We cannot live without water. But with 7.5 billion people competing for this single unevenly-distributed resource, the planet is drying up.   In When the Rivers Run Dry, Fred Pearce explores the growing world water crisis, from Kent to Kenya. ... more

The Missing Lynx: The Past and Future of Britain's Lost Mammals - by Ross Barnett - £16.99
Britain was a very different place 15,000 years ago – home to lions, lynx, bears, wolves, bison and many more megafauna. But as its climate changed and human populations expanded, most of early Britain's largest mammals disappeared. Will advances i ... more

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