Happy Earth Day! Although we’re not in our physical library right now, we work on keeping our collections strong all year. Check out our books when we return and for right now be sure to check our databases of articles, e-books, and videos online.

Blue Sign with WordsEvery year we like to share some good news as the bad gets a lot more press than the good when it comes to ecology.

California Condor chicks make a soaring comeback.

The Farm Bureau share their accomplishments and plans for Ecology and Farming this year.

Amazon fires aren’t as bad as you think.

Kirkwood’s Newest Ecology Books

Earthdance by Joanne Ryder, Call Number: CL Easy Reading 577 R992e

Don’t Let Them Disappear: 12 Endangered Species Across the Globe by Chelsea Clinton, Call Number: CL Easy Reading 591.68 C641d


American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee, Call Number: 599.773 B637a

Antarctica: What Everyone Needs to Know by David Day, Call Number: 998 D273a

A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow by Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvisit, Call Number: 363.738 G624b

Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution by Beth Gardiner, Call Number: 615.902 G221c

Climate and Society:Transforming the Future by Robin Leichenko and Karen O’Brien, Call Number: 304.2 L526c

Coal by Mark C. Thurber, Call Number: 333.822 T536c

Emperors of the Deep: Sharks – the Ocean’s Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians by William McKeever, Call Number: 597.3 M154e

Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline by Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson, Call Number: 304.62 B849

The End of Nature by Bill McKibben, Call Number: 304.28 M158e

Energy and Civilization: A History by Vaclav Smil, Call Number: 333.79 S641en

Everglades: America’s Wetland by Mac Stone, Call Number: 975.939 S879e

Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-Year Battle Against Dupont by Robert Bilott
NOTE: The story behind the movie Dark Waters.

Extinction: A Very Short Introduction by Paul B. Wignall, Call Number: 576.84 W661e

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben, Call Number: 909.83 M158f

The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years by Sonia Shah, Call Number: 614.532 S525f

Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants by Jacob Shell, Call Number: 599.67 S544g

Good Enough to Eat?: Next Generation GM Crops by Ian D. Godwin, Call Number: 631.523 G591g

Human Impact on the Natural Environment: Past, Present, and Future by Andrew S. Goudie, Call Number: 304.2 G688h

Indivisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution – and How We Can Fight Back by Gary Fuller, Call Number: 363.739 F965i

The Living Forest: A Visual Journey into the Heart of the Woods by Joan Maloof, Call Number: 634.902 M257L

Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich, Call Number: 363.738 R499L

Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future by Kate Brown, Call Number: 323.179 B878m

The Pig: A Natural History by Richard Lutwyche, Call Number: 636.4 L974p

A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal by Kate Aronoff, Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofrancos, Call Number: 363.7 A769p

Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution by Michiel Roscam Abbing, Call Number: 363.738 R791p

Sustainable Materials Without the Hot Air: Making Buildings, Vehicles and Products Efficiently and With Less New Material by Julian M. Allwood and Jonathan M. Cullen, Call Number: 620.11 S553s

The Thinking Person’s Guide to Climate Change (2nd ed.) by Robert Henson, Call Number: 363.738 H526t

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming by David Wallace-Wells, Call Number: 304.2 W195u

Vanishing Fish: Shifting Baseline and the Future of Global Fisheries by Daniel Pauly, Call Number: 338.372 P333v

The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life by Nick Lane, Call Number: 576.83 L266v

Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands by Catherine Owen Koning and Sharon M. Ashworth, Call Number: 577.68 K824w

When Everything Beyond the Walls is Wild: Being a Woman Outdoors in America by Lilace Mellin Guignard, Call Number: 796.082 G951w

The Wind Power Story: A Century of Innovation that Reshaped the Global Energy Landscape by Brandon N. Owens, Call Number: 621.45 O976w

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