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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 )

The COVID-19 crisis affects the availability of many books, due to supplier closures - we encourage you to contact us to ask if a book you wish to order is currently available or not
An Indifference of Birds - by Richard Smyth - £12.00
The story of human history — from a bird’s eye view.   History isn’t so much about the passage of time as the study of change — how did we get from then to now, from there to here? To write the history of birds and people, you can l ... more

The Healthy Vegan Cookbook: A New System of Whole-food, Plant-based Eating - by Colin McCullough - £16.99
The Healthy Vegan Cookbook is a new approach to incorporating whole-food, plant-based meals into a diet, in a way that focuses on convenience and great taste.  From nutritious breakfast smoothies that taste like dessert, fresh soups and salad ... more

Making Soap: 18 Luxurious Soaps to Make and Give Using Natural Ingredients - by Kathrin Landmann - £8.99
Beginner-friendly guide to making 18 lovely soaps using only natural ingredients that are kind to the environment.   Beautifully photographed, this beginner-friendly guide has everything you need to make 18 lovely soaps. Inspirational for seas ... more

Around the World in 80 Trees - by Jonathan Drori, illustrated by Lucille Clerc - £12.99
Trees are one of humanity’s most constant and most varied companions. From India’s sacred banyan tree to the fragrant cedar of Lebanon, they offer us sanctuary and inspiration – not to mention the raw materials for everything from aspirin to ma ... more

The Little Book Of Planting Trees - by Max Adams - £8.99
From the author of The Wisdom of Trees, an informative and practical guide to tree planting:  Including guidance on which trees to plant and where; how to plant, propagate and care for your trees; advice on the suitability and virtues of particular ... more

Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion - and the Future of Clothes - by Dana Thomas - £9.99
Fashionopolis is the definitive book on the cost of fast fashion, and a blueprint for how we get to a more sustainable future.   Fashion has blighted our planet.  Today, one out of six people on earth work in fashion, churning out 10 ... more

The England Coast Path: 1,000 Mini Adventures Around the World's Longest Coastal Path - by Stephen Neale - £18.99
The opening of the England Coast Path means that anyone will be able to walk and wild camp along the entire 3,000-mile length of the English coast. As well as being a remarkable national achievement in itself, this new national trail is a hugely exci ... more

Brief Answers To The Big Questions - by Stephen Hawking - £8.99
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A Brief History of Time and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, Brief Answers To The Big Questions is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest ques ... more

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Highlights Volume 5 - by Various photographers - £6.99
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is the most famous and prestigious event of its kind in the world. It provides both an inspiring annual catalogue of the wonders of nature and a thought provoking look at our complex relationship with ... more

A Breath of Fresh Air: How to Feel Good All Year Round - by Rebecca Frank - £9.99
Switch off from social media and tune in to the tranquility of the natural world with over 50 seasonal activities to explore throughout the year.  This book is about switching off from social media and finding contentment in the here and now – ... more

The Urban Wildlife Gardener: How to Attract Bees, Birds, Butterflies, and More - by Emma Hardy - £12.99
Planting and gardening techniques to attract birds, bees, butterflies, beneficial bugs and more to your outside space.  If you would like to attract wildlife to your garden, you need to learn which plants to grow, how to provide nesting areas ... more

What We Need to Do Now: For a Zero Carbon Future - by Chris Goodall - £9.99
A manifesto for groups around the world that are seeking urgent action on climate breakdown and other threats.  The UK has declared a 'climate emergency' and pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. So how do we get there? Drawing on actions ... more

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

Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea - by Charlotte Runcie - £9.99
A lyrical exploration of the sea, how it inspires art, music and literature and how it connects us, from the Daily Telegraph’s poetry critic. As heard on BBC Radio 4.  In Salt On Your Tongue, Charlotte Runcie explores what the sea means to us, ... more

Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes - by Andrew Brooks - £9.99
The new and updated edition of Brooks’ gripping exposé on the hidden networks of the fast-fashion industry.   Have you ever stopped and wondered where your jeans came from? Who made them and where? Ever wondered where they end up after you ... 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

The Wind At My Back: A Cycling Life - by Paul Maunder - £9.99
In this deeply personal and lyrical exploration of what it means to ride a bicycle, Paul Maunder explores how our memories have a dialogue with landscape and how cycling and creativity are connected.  Taking a journey through the places that ... more

Seasons of the Moon: Folk Names and Lore of the Full Moon - by Michael Carabetta - £10.99
From Strawberry to Dragon, Harvest to Storm, the full moon is known by many names around the world and across the seasons, and each name has a story behind it.  This beautiful photographic celebration of our closest celestial neighbor captures the v ... 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

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