Recommended books that support ecocentric thought

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Ecological Ethics (updated 2nd edition)
A comprehensive and rigorous, yet highly readable, textbook by Patrick Curry outlining the urgent need for, and implications of, an ecocentric ethic.

Abundant Earth: Toward an Ecological Civilization
A book in which Eileen Crist documents the rising tide of biodiversity loss, laying out the drivers of this wholesale destruction, and also explores how we can push past them.

Thirteen Paces by Four: Backyard Biophilia and the Emerging Earth Ethic
A contemplation of what a love of nature really means and implies – starting out in a tiny suburban backyard – in which Joe Gray weaves a narrative of interlinked ideas that are integral to humanity’s positive cohabitation of Earth with the rest of life.

Home Place: Essays on Ecology
A collection of essays by Stan Rowe that are centered on the idea of the Earth as "Home Place" and demonstrating why humans are not the sole expression of importance in the Ecosphere.

Earth Alive: Essays on Ecology
A collection of thought-provoking essays, short pieces, and reviews by Stan Rowe that explore and uncover the intimate connections between humans and the Ecosphere.

A Sand County Almanac (and Sketches Here and There)
Observations and essays by forest ecologist Aldo Leopold, including the statement of his Land Ethic.

Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Earth
An anthology of writing that critiques the attack on traditional conservation made by "Anthropocene boosters" and provides unapologetic advocacy for wild nature.

Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation
A companion anthology to Keeping the Wild reaffirming why wilderness areas and other reserves are indispensable for sustaining biodiversity, ecological processes, and evolutionary potential.

Thus Spoke the Plant: A Remarkable Journey of Groundbreaking Scientific Discoveries and Personal Encounters with Plants
Monica Gagliano's story of her discoveries about plant communication and how they have influenced her research and changed her life.

Life on the Brink: Environmentalists Confront Overpopulation
A collection of writing illustrating why, from the Earth's perspective, it is so important that we address the population crisis.

The Arrogance of Humanism
David Ehrenfeld's classic indictment of the anti-ecological philosophy of modern humanism.

Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice
A seminal work in inspiring the global movement to recognize rights for non-human nature.