Recommended

Recommend Readings, Documentaries, Music, Artists

RECOMMENDED READING

Animal's People, Indra Sinha

The Anthropocene: Conceptual and Historical Perspectives, Will Steffen et al

The Backwaters Sphere, Aarthi Vadde

The Biosphere, Vladimir Vernadsky

Body Toxic: an Environmental Memoir,  Susanne Antonetta

The Drowned World, JG Ballard

The Earth as Modified by Human Action, George Perkins Marsh

Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, Elizabeth KolBert

Flight Beahvior,  Barbaba Kingsolver;

From Here, Daniel Kramb;

From Prehistory to the End of Mankind, J.H. Rosny-Aine

Geology of Mankind, Paul Crutzen

The Georgics (David Ferry's 2004 translation)

The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy

The Hungry Tide, Amitav Ghosh

Man and Nature, George Perkins Marsh

Odds Against Tomorrow,  Nathaniel Rich

Oil on Water, Helon Habila

Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals Environment, eds. Huggan & Tiffin

Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment, eds. DeLoughrey and Handley

Preindustrial Human Impacts on Global and Regional Environments, Chris Doughty

Rewards and Penalties of Monitoring the Earth, Dennis Keeling

Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold

Silent Spring, Rachel Carson

Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor, Rob Nixon

Solar, Ian McEwan

State of Fear,  Michael Crichton;

Through the Arc of the Rainforest, Karen Tei Yamashita

Twilight of the Mammoths, Paul Schultz Martin

Uncommon Ground, William Cronon

Unending Frontier, John Richards

Walden,  Henry David Thoreau

The Wind-Up Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi

 

SCIENCE FICTION (CLI-FI)

And Still the Earth, Ignacio de Loyola Brandao

Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell

Dune, Herbert

Earth, David Brin

Far North, Marchel Theroux

A Friend of the Earth, T.C. Boyle

Island of Dr. Moreau, H.G. Wells)

Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton

Mother of Storms, John Barnes

Polar City Red, Jim Laughter

Salt, Gabrielle Lord

Science in the Capital trilogy, Kim Stanley Robinson

SWAMP THING

Ultimatum, Matthew Glass

White Noise, Don DeLillo

The Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood

 

DOCUMENTARIES

Chasing Ice  http://www.chasingice.com

Chasing Water  http://www.mountainfilm.org/film/chasing-water

Last Call at the Oasis  http://www.lastcallattheoasis.com

A Will for the Woods http://www.awillforthewoods.com  

Green Green Water http://www.greengreenwater.com  (and a counter site arguing for the "biases" and "innacuracies" in the documentary http://www.greengreenwaterbiased.com/truth.html )

A River Changes Course http://www.ariverchangescourse.com

Elemental http://environment.yale.edu/film/2013/elemental/

Trashed http://trashedfilm.com

Documentaries available at Duke Library:

Gasland  http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE004662775

Warriors of Qiugang http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE004667264

Beijing Besieged by Waste  http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE004905744

Crude http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE004295743

If a Tree Falls http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE005068460

The Last Mountain http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE005069517

Dirt! The Movie http://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE004665936

 

"Top 10 Environmental Films of All Time”  http://www.mnn.com/green-tech/research-innovations/blogs/top-10-environmental-films-of-all-time

"Top Movies on the Environment”  http://www.squidoo.com/top-movies-on-the-environment

 

 MUSIC

Suggested music w/environmental themes: includes 50+ titles from groups: http://www.grinningplanet.com/6001/environmental-songs.htm

A group of muscians working under the label of Musicians United to Save the Environment: http://www.musemusic.org/Our_Musicians.php

 

VISUAL/INSTALLATION ART

WHITE SOUND: AN URBAN SEASCAPE:

http://www.wellcomecollection.org/press/press-releases/white-sound-an-urban-seascape.aspx

HIGH ARCTIC: DISPLAY AT ROYAL MUSEUM GREENWICH http://www.rmg.co.uk/visit/exhibitions/past/high-arctic/

WATER WATER EVERYWHERE EXHIBIT

http://waterwatereverywherenoranydroptodrink.blogspot.com/?view=classic

AMY BALKIN

http://tomorrowmorning.net/projects

TIM COLLINS AND REIKO GOGO

http://collinsandgoto.com

LEILA NADAR & CARY PEPPERMINT

http://ecoarttech.net

CORNELIA HESSE-HONEGGER

http://www.wissenskunst.ch/uk/completed-studies/chernobyl/1/

JOSEPH GOLDSBY

http://josephemmanuelingoldsby.com/sub_publication.html

ANDREA JUAN

http://www.andreajuan.net/en/prycto_antart2.aspx

DANIEL MILLER

http://www.danmillerart.com

RUTH WALLEN'S SEA AS SCULPTRESS

http://philo.exploratorium.edu/visiting_artists/rwallen/sea_as_sculptress/home.html

http://ruthwallen.net/artindex.html

JACKIE BROOKNER ECOLOGICAL ART

http://jackiebrookner.com/