We’re fortunate to live at a time when there are countless works of literature, art, and film about conservation and the natural world. Here are a few that have been the most influential in my own thinking about nature and our place therein.

Nature and Conservation

Leopold - Sand County AlmanacA Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold — My one absolute must-read piece of environmental literature. Aldo Leopold may have written this book in the 1940’s, but he was a man far ahead of his time.

Second Nature by Michael Pollan

BBC’s Life series written and narrated by David Attenborough

Food and Agriculture

The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Food, INC. directed by Robbert Kenner

Fresh directed by Anna Sophia Joanes


Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

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