ENDANGERED SPECIES OF FLORA AND FAUNA
Wildling Museum of Art, 2008. (Non-fiction)
Global Oases of Innocence
(Co-author) Foreword by the Queen of Bhutan, Council Oak Books, San Francisco/Tulsa, 2008. Smithsonian Institution Official Launch. (Non-fiction)
CHATEAU BEYOND TIME
Council Oak Books, San Francisco/Tulsa, 2008. (Fiction)
BHUTAN’S BIODIVERSITY ACTION PLAN III
Chief Editor and Advisor (Co-writer with BAP III Team), Serbithang, Bhutan, United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, Royal Government of Bhutan, 2008. (Non-fiction)
The Mystique of Equus Asinus
(Co-author), Council Oak Books, San Francisco/Tulsa, 2007. (Non-fiction)
KINSHIP WITH ANIMALS
Updated Edition, (Ed.), Council Oak Books, San Francisco/Tulsa, 2006. First U.S. edition Beyond Words Publishing, 1998. (Non-fiction)
Originally published in German ICH SPURTE DIE SEELE DER TIERE (I Feel the Souls of Animals), Frankh-Kosmos Publishing, 2003.
South Korean Edition, 2009.
THE ADVENTURES OF MR. MARIGOLD
A 1,900-page ecological epic, lavishly illustrated, Craig Potton Publishing, New Zealand, 2005. (Fiction)
DUBAI 24 HOURS
Foreword by Sheikh Hamdan, Motivate Publishing, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2003. (Non-fiction)
A PARLIAMENT OF SCIENCE
Science for the 21st Century
(Ed.), State University of New York Press, 2003. (Non-fiction)
(To Whom It May Concern), (Co-author) Verbum Inc, San Francisco, 2003. (Fiction)
VOICES FROM THE UNDERGROUND
For the Love of Animals
New Paradigm Books, Pasadena, CA, 1999. (Non-fiction)
A PARLIAMENT OF MINDS
Philosophy for a New Millennium
(Ed.), State University of New York Press, 1999. (Non-fiction)
JAN & CATHARINA
An illustrated novel, Smart Art Press, Santa Monica, 1997. (Fiction)
IN SEARCH OF REALITY
The Art of Documentary Filmmaking
(Ed.), M. Wiese Publishing, Los Angeles, 1997. Chinese edition, 2009. (Non-fiction)
On the Frontlines of the Fight To Save Wildlife in America
John Wiley & Sons Publishing, New York, 1997. (Non-fiction)
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF INDA
Harper Collins, 1997. (Non-fiction)
INDIA 24 HOURS
Mapin Publishing, India, 1996. (Non-fiction)
A PARLIAMENT OF SOULS
In Search of Global Spirituality
(Ed.), KQED/Bay Books, San Francisco, 1995. (Non-fiction)
WORLD WAR III
Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium
Preface by Jane Goodall. Bear & Co., and Continuum Books, 1994, 1998. (Non-fiction) Canadian audio book L’Institut National Canadien Pour les Aveugles (Canadian National Institute for the Blind). Spanish edition EL HOMBRE LA CONTRA DE TIERRA, Flor Del Viento, Barcelona, 1996.
THE SOUL OF NATURE
Visions of a Living Earth
(Ed.), Continuum/Penguin-Dutton/Plume, 1995 and 1996. (Non-fiction)
A VISION OF NATURE
Traces of the Original World
Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio, 1995. (Non-fiction)
A NAKED MAN
Asian Humanities Press, Berkeley, CA, 1994. (Fiction)
Crossing Press, California, 1993. (Non-fiction)
RAGE & REASON
Rupa & Co., and AK Press, India, the U.K., and U.S. editions, 1993 and 1997. (Fiction), Italian edition LA LEGGE DI FELHAM, Nuova Etica, Turin, 2002.
Turkish edition OFKE Versus Kitap, Istanbul, 2006.
HARRY & ARTHUR
Directed by William Shatner, 1992 and 2003. (Stage play)
(With William Shatner), Berkley/Putnam, New York, 1992. (Fiction)
The World of Jainism
Asian Humanities Press, Berkeley, CA, 1991 and 2000. (Non-fiction)
Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991. (Fiction)
Hungarian edition VEGZETAS SUGARAK, Plantan, Budapest, 1991.
VOICE OF THE PLANET
Bantam Books, New York, 1990. (Fiction)
(Ed.), University of Oklahoma Press, 1986. (Non-fiction)
History, Ecology & Conscience
Slawson Communications, San Diego, 1984. (Non-fiction)
(Ed.), Avant Books, San Diego, 1983 and 1986. (Non-fiction)
Preface by Kimon Friar, Avant Books, San Diego, 1982. (Fiction)
THE MOUNTAIN SPIRIT
(Ed.), Overlook/Viking/Penguin/Gollancz, 1979, 1980. (Non-fiction)
A BIOGRAPHY OF SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS
Ann Arbor Dissertation Archives, 1977. (Non-fiction)
TSA International Mountaineering Arts, Berkeley, CA., Limited Edition Book. 1974. (Fiction)
IMAJ Publishers, Agni Review, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, Limited Edition Book, 1973. (Fiction)
Over 300 articles and essays published in numerous books, and in such magazines and journals as: The Kenyon Review, The Athenian, Discovery Magazine, Population & Environment, Bloomsbury Review, The San Francisco Review of Books, Parabola, Sciences, Greenpeace, Animal Law, The New Scientist, Psychology Today, Population Coalition, Terra Nova, Trilogy Magazine, The National New Zealand Planning Institute, and Lapis.
Over 100 interviews of Tobias published and/or broadcast including Mother Earth News, the Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Calcutta Statesman, Psychology Today, the Baltimore Sun, PBS, Good Morning America, New Zealand National Radio, CNN International, Star Plus, and cable specials about Tobias.
A Dancing Star Foundation feature documentary (Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Co-Director of Photography) – Saving the most endangered species and habitats on Earth; 2008.
A Dancing Star Foundation feature documentary, with Population Communication (Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Director of Photography) – The human population explosion and its impact on the environment, Hosted by Bob Gillespie, 2006.
A Dancing Star Foundation feature documentary, with Voice for a Viable Future (Writer, Director, Executive Producer) – The tragedy of industrial agriculture and animal rights, Hosted by Howard Lyman, Based upon Lyman’s book by the same title, Produced by Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, 2005.
THE HYDROGEN AGE
A World Watch Special, one hour, (Co-Writer) – The alternative energy revolution, focusing on hydrogen and fuel cells, Produced and Directed by Geoff Holland and Marc Griffith, Narrated by Leonard Nimoy, 2004.
Dramatic feature film, Temple 4 Films (Co-Executive Producer), 2003.
DUBAI 24 HOURS
Feature documentary, Alarabiya, Dubai Committee and the International Monetary Fund (Writer, Director), 2002.
THE COST OF COOL
Thirty-minute documentary, Population International, (Director) – Consumption among teenagers in the United States, 2001.
IMAGES OF ARIZONA
One-hour documentary, KAET/PBS, (Senior Director, Producer) – The Art of Landscape Photography, 2000.
THE SKY'S ON FIRE
Two-hour Movie-of-the-Week, ABC, (Executive Producer, and based upon Tobias’ novel Fatal Exposure) – Regarding ozone depletion in the Antarctic and Arctic, 2000.
THE VIEW FROM MALABAR
One-hour Ohio PBS special, (Director) – Regarding sustainable agriculture and the legacy of Louis Bromfield in Ohio, Produced by Geoffrey Holland, 2000.
A PARLIAMENT OF MINDS
Fifteen-part series, PBS/Wisdom Network, (Director, Producer, based upon Tobias’s co-edited book by same title, with Dr. Pat Fitzgerald, Hosted by Mike Malone) – A look at philosophical challenges of the 21st century, 1999 .
WHALE SHARK HUNTERS OF THE PHILIPPINES
KETA films, one-hour special for National Geographic Channel (Executive Producer) – An examination of the biology, majesty and threats to the largest, gentlest fish in the oceans, Directed by Erin Calme, 1999 .
RIVER OF LOVE
Feature film, Dharmic Productions, (Writer, Director) – About a living environmental saint in India, 1999 .
KIDS & ANIMALS
Animal Planet, (Director, Co-Writer) – Detailing new therapies that have resulted from the intermingling of special needs animals and children, 1999.
REIGNING CATS OF SAN FRANCISCO
Animal Planet, (Director, Writer), one-hour special on our love of cats and their magnificent diversity, 1998.
LEGENDS & DREAMERS
One-hour special PBS-Phoenix, (Co-Director, Producer) – The ecology and history of Arizona, Executive Produced by Jillian Robinson, 1998.
A PARLIAMENT OF SCIENCE
Sixty half-hour interviews in Budapest, sponsored by UNESCO, with Vision TV-London, (Writer, Director), 1998.
AT HOME IN THE UNIVERSE
The World of William Shatner
One-hour special, Canadian Broadcasting Channel (CBC) & Bravo, (Writer, Director) – A biography of William Shatner, Produced by Harvey McKinnon, 1997.
An Intimate Portrait
Lifetime Television Network, One-hour special, (Writer, Director), 1996.
THE LAST STAND
The Battle to Save the Ballona Wetlands
PBS, 1999 (Co-Writer, Co-Executive Producer) –Detailing the struggle to protect one of the last wetlands in southern California, A Sheila Laffey Film, Hosted by Ed Asner, 1999.
AMERICA'S GREAT PARKS
Two hour special, Discovery Channel, (Writer) – A visual odyssey, directed by Gino Tanasescu, focusing on Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon and the biology, genetics, geology, Native American history, and ecological points of profound and enduring fascination, 1998.
Various Public Broadcasting Stations, (Executive Producer) – Focused upon the alternative energy revolution, for the U.S. Department of Energy, A Geoffrey Holland Film, 1998.
THE WETLANDS OF JAPAN
Goldman Foundation, (Director, Producer) – The legacy of Isahaya Bay, the once largest wetland in Japan, 1998.
CLIMB FOR TIBET
One-hour special, Wisdom Network, (Director) – A mountaineering ascent of Chimborazo in Ecuador, in order to spotlight a free Tibet, 1997.
Three-part series, Doordarshan, (Executive Producer, Director) – The ecological anthropology of Arunachal Pradesh in India, 1997.
PBS, one hour, 1997 (Director, Co-Executive Producer) – A rousing study of teenagers and college-aged students and their views on ecology, overpopulation, extinction, and consumption, Hosted by Alexandra Paul, Produced by Geoffrey Holland, 1997.
PBS, one hour, (Writer, Director) – The first major special for the U.S., Canadian, German and Japanese departments of Energy on hydrogen and fuel cells, produced by Geoffrey Holland and William Hoagland, 1997.
MOSCOW 24 HOURS
JMT Productions, pilot (Writer, Director, Executive Producer), 1996.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF INDIA
PBS/Doordarshan/NHK/StarPlus, two hours (Writer, Director, Producer, based upon Tobias’s book by same title) – A feature film celebrating India on her 50th anniversary, 1996.
WORLD WAR III
PBS, one hour, (Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, and Host, based upon Tobias’s book by same title) – A global look at the population explosion and its impact on human rights, infrastructure, and biodiversity, 1995.
A PARLIAMENT OF SOULS
PBS/Vision TV-Canada, 28 half-hour series, (Writer, Director, Producer, based upon the book by the same title) – Conservations with such luminaries as H.H. the Dalai Lama about the fate of the earth, Hosted by Bettina Gray, 1993.
THE SIXTH ANNUAL GENESIS AWARDS
Discovery Channel, one hour, (Director, Producer) – The animal rights awards, 1992.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF IRELAND
PBS-WNET/RTL-Dublin, one hour, (Writer, Director) – Landscape and cultural aesthetics across Ireland, 1992.
THE FIFTH ANNUAL GENESIS AWARDS
Discovery Channel, one hour, (Director, Producer) – The animal rights awards, 1991.
VOICE OF THE PLANET
TBS, ten-hour dramatic miniseries, (Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, based upon Tobias’s novel by same title) – A biography of life on Earth, starring William Shatner and Faye Dunaway, Senior Producer, Jane Gray Morrison, 1990.
THE MAKING OF THE VOICE OF THE PLANET
TBS, one hour, (Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer), 1990.
Discovery Channel, one hour, (Writer, Director, Producer) – A Post-Mortem on the Exxon Valdez Disaster in Alaska and its lasting biological impact, 1989.
THE POWER GAME
Corporation for Public Broadcasting special (CPB/PBS), four-hour series, (Executive Producer) – An examination of the Reagan Administration, based upon the Hedrick Smith book by the same title, A Phillip Burton Production, with Maryland Public Broadcasting, 1989.
MOUNTAIN PEOPLE | SEA POWER | MINI-DRAGONS
Three multi-part TV series pilots for Maryland Public Broadcasting (Writer/Executive Producer), 1987.
A Greenpeace Special
PBS, one hour, (Executive Producer), 1988.
PBS, one hour, (Writer, Director, Executive Producer) – The first film to chronicle the non-violent world of the Jains of India and their ancient legacy of environmentalism –shot at 100 locations across India, 1987.
The Last Continent
PBS, one hour, (Writer, Director, Producer, Host, Editor) – An examination of the world-park initiative for Antarctica, and the many threats to this continent’s future, 1987.
PBS, thirty-two part series, (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Host) – A nationally-syndicated series on topical scientific and ecological themes, 1985-1987.
One of three MacNeil/Lehrer PBS specials, (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Host), 1986-87.
PBS, thirty minutes, (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Host) – Special education in America, 1986.
PBS, one hour, (Narrator) – An examination of the relatively new arena of genetically modified organisms, 1986.
PBS, thirty minutes, (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Host) -– The future of the space programs following the Challenger tragedy, 1986.
SAND AND LIGHTING
PBS, thirty minutes, (Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Host) – The Japanese super-computer revolution and its possible origins in Buddhist landscape aesthetics, 1986.
Channel 4/London, Royal Geographic Society Premiere, A&E, PBS, one hour (Writer, Director, Producer) – A psychological profile of mountaineering at its most severe and dangerous, 1984.
HOUSE FOR ALL SEASON
PBS, two thirty-minute specials (Writer) – Eco-sustainability starts at home, 1984.
PBS, thirty minutes, (Writer, Director, Producer, Composer) – An intimate profile of the great Greek philosopher/writer/environmental thinker, 1984.