More Powerful Together – Conversations with Climate Activists and Indigenous Land Defenders by Jen Gobby

Fernwood Publishing has a history of releasing socially conscious books that critique contemporary culture.  Their catalogue extends to a variety of different topics concerning marginalized communities, and political and economic theory.

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Rising Tides: Reflections for Climate Changing Times, edited by Catriona Sandilands

In the introduction to Rising Tides, Sandilands states that climate change stories “focus increasingly on thornier questions of persistence, adaptation, resistance, and renewal” instead of apocalypse. Ultimately, the short fiction, poetry and personal climate testimonies in this climate change anthology are about hope.

The Imperilled Ocean: Human Stories From A Changing Sea by Laura Trethewey

How the ocean has changed in those fifty years when I first saw pictures of submarines, diving bells and giant whale sharks! Ocean Journalist Laura Trethewey updates us on its condition in her first book, The Imperilled Ocean, published by New Brunswick's Goose Lane Editions.

The Great Divide by Conor McCarthy

Ottawa-based author Conor McCarthy's self-published debut novel cleverly resurrects the Sasquatch (or in their language, Mm'tor) idea and puts them (yes, there are more than one) squarely in a story about survival, wilderness exploitation, property development and environmental issues, so that there's more to this adventure-thriller than meets the eye.