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The best environmental books we’ve read in 2018
This is our third year of recapping the best books we’ve read over the past year. Here are the 2017
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Call for Short Stories: Our Entangled Future
Here’s an exciting new call for submissions from the UiO (University of Oslo) Department of Sociology and Human Geography: Attention
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The Goose seeks submissions on Art and Environmental Activism
The Goose, one of Canada’s leading literary journal devoted to the arts, environment and culture, is looking for submissions for
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The Friend: A Novel
Sigrid Nunez’s new novel, The Friend, is a meditation on grief, writing, and the transcendent power of the human-canine bond.
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Take a free online class at the University of Iowa: The Story of Place
You can’t find a better deal than this — a free online class from the International Writing Program (the IWP) at
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Book Review: The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds by Gavin Van Horn
Reviewed by James Ballowe, Distinguished Professor English Emeritus from Bradley University In his “Prologue” to The Way of Coyote, Gavin Van
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The Great (Unknown) Pet Massacre
The title of this book almost begs incredulity. The Great Cat & Dog Massacre? When I first saw the book
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Where Song Began
What I most missed after a trip to Australia last year wasn’t the beaches or the local accents. It was
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Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush
In 2012, on assignment in Bangladesh researching a story on the world’s longest border fence, journalist Elizabeth Rush “inadvertently” became
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Writing Opportunities: Center for Humans and Nature
The Center for Humans and Nature contributes reviews to EcoLit Books. But did you know they also publish a blog,
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Six new additions to our list of environmental magazines and journals
We now have a list of 46 journals and magazines dedicated to environmental essays, stories and poetry. Here are five
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Ecovillages Around the World: 20 Regenerative Designs for Sustainable Communities edited by Frederica Miller
As a conservation biologist I see ecovillages as an example for all of us. We need to reduce our impact
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Book Review: Penguins in the Desert by Eric Wagner
As a former volunteer for Dee Boersma at the Punta Tombo Magellanic colony in Argentina, I was especially eager to
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Eager: The fall and rise of the North American beaver
Pity the keystone species. Those animals upon which the health of so many ecosystems depend — wolves and jaguars, sharks and sea
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