New at EcoLit Books

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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American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
In 2006, a wolf was born in Yellowstone National Park. Named O-Six, she would grow into a fierce fighter, doting
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Return of the Sea Otter: The story of a resilient species and its many human friends
The sea otter should have been extinct by now. We, as in human civilization, did our very best to eliminate
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BirdNote: Chirp-sized bird stories from the popular radio show
Here in Ashland, Oregon, I listen to our local radio station KSKQ. And for the past several years I’ve enjoyed
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Book Review: Junk Raft by Marcus Eriksen
Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution tells the terrifying and important
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Book Review: Back from the Brink by Nancy F. Castaldo
Back from the Brink, by Nancy F. Castaldo, is a collection of stories for older kids (10 – 12 years
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The Overstory: An arboreal love story (and lament)
When we started EcoLit Books five years ago, this was the type of book I had in mind. A novel
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Book Review: Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa’s Big Cats by Andrew Loveridge
In Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa’s Big Cats, lion researcher Andrew Loveridge
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Book Review: The Animals’ Agenda by Marc Bekoff & Jessica Pierce
The Animals’ Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age by Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce is an important and
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An interview with NO WORD FOR WILDERNESS author Roger Thompson
If you were asked where the rarest bears on earth lived, would your first guess be an hour’s drive outside
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Happy Earth Day
It’s been nearly 40 years since the first Earth Day, and unfortunately we’ve recently taken a lot more steps backward
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Announcing the 2017 Siskiyou Prize winner & finalists
Many congratulations to the winner of the 2017 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature: Diana Hartel, for her essay collection Watershed Redemption: Journey
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