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Do you know everything you can recycle just by dropping them in the blue Kirkwood yardies distributed around campus? Check out the information about the program, including a list of what can go in those familiar containers:

Check out these books on ecology related titles that the library has added in the last year. We have them on our Earth Day display in the library. Stop by before the end of April to see it.

Call Number: CL 333.75 M111p Title: Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees Author: Franck Prevot,

Call Number: Easy Reading CL 635.092 S493 Title: The Tree Lady Author: H. Joseph Hopkins

Call Number: CL 813.54 A565k Title: The Kid Who Changed the World Author: Andy Andrews
NOTE: Iowans Norman Borlaug, Vice President Henry Wallace, and George Washington Carver are described in this book.

Call Number: 304.2 B262t Title: Tipping Point for Planet Earth: How Close Are We to the Edge? Authors: Anthony D. Barnosky and Elizabeth A. Hadly

Call Number: 304.2 B587 Title: The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth’s Newest Age Author: David Biello

Call Number: 304.2 M123m Title: The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy Author: Michael McCarthy

Call Number: 333.7 N426b Title: Beyond Earth Day: Fulfilling the Promise Authors: Gaylord Nelson, Susan Campbell and Paul Wozniak

Call Number: 333.8 H468o Title: Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy Authors: Richard Heinberg and David Fridley

Call Number: 333.91 S399w Title: Water in Plain Sight: Hope for a Thirsty World Author: Judith D Schwartz
NOTE: One of the big fights of this century will most likely be over water rights.

Call Number: 333.917 P639r Title: Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change Authors: Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Call Number: 333.95 L313g Title: Grizzlies Grizzled Old Men: A Tribute to Those Who Fought To Save the Great Bear Author: Mike Lapinski

Call Number: 333.8 H468o Title: Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy Authors: Richard Heinberg and David Fridley

Call Number: 363.7 N669n Title: Nature’s Allies: Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World Author: Larry A. Nielsen
NOTE: One of them is Iowan Ding Darling.

Call Number: 363.738 F585a Title: Atmosphere of Hope Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis Author: Tim Flannery

Call Number: 363.738 H381f Title: Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment Author: Wenonah Hauter

Call Number: 582.16 W846h Title: The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate, Discoveries from a Secret World Author: Peter Wohllben

Call Number: 539.2 J827s Title: Strange Glow: The Story of Radiation Author: Timothy J. Jorgensen

Call Number: 582.16 E592t Title: Trees: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Structure Author: Roland Ennos

Call Number: 591.509 F634a Title: American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains Author: Dan Flores

Call Number: 591.56 B711w Title: Wild Sex: The Science Behind Mating in the Animal Kingdom Author: Dr. Carin Bondar

Call Number: 591.56 S128b Title: Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel Author: Carl Safina

Call Number: 598 A182g Title: The Genius of Birds Author: Jennifer Ackerman
NOTE: This is research about the intelligence and activities of birds around the world.

Call Number: 613.1 L817h Title: Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet Author: Alan H. Lockwood, MD

Call Number: 616.9 K127o Title: One Health and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance Author: Laura Kahn

Call Number: 621.31 L989e Title: Electricity from Wave and Tide: An Introduction to Marine Energy Author: Paul A. Lynn
NOTE: About tidal power.

Call Number: 621.45 B832w Title: Wind Power Generation Author: Paul Breeze

Call Number: 621.47 B832s Title: Solar Power Generation Author: Paul Breeze

Call Number: 635 R286a Title: Reader’s Digest Quintessential Guide to Gardening: An A to Z of Flowers, Friends, Herbs, and Vegetables Author: Reader’s Digest Association

Call Number: 635.9 M369g Title: The Greenhouse Gardener’s Manual Author: Roger Marshall

Call Number: 638.1 Y546v Title: Vanishing Bees: Science, Politics, and Honeybee Health Authors: Sainath Suryanarayanan and Daniel Lee Kleinman

Call Number: 638.5 B627g Title: Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects Authors: Scott Hoffman Black, Brianna Borders, Candace Fallon, Eric Lee-Mader, and Matthew Shepherd

Call Number: 978.7 S645y Title: Yellowstone and the Smithsonian: Centers of Wildlife Conservation Author: Diane Smith

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