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What's really happening to our planet

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An easy-to-understand overview of the state of our planet and its future, using eye-opening and accessible charts, graphs, and infographics. By 2050, the global population is expected to reach 9 billion. "What's Really Happening to Our Planet? " uses a graphic approach to chart...

JOAN HUSTACE WALKER · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

The perfect resources for Labradoodle lovers!These friendly, energetic, and charming dogs came into existence in 1988 when a breeder looking for a service dog sought to combine the low-shedding coat of the poodle with the gentleness and eager-to-please trainability of the Labrador Retriever....
Dog Decor: Canines Living Large

Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

After years of working as a professional photographer, Sara Essex Bradley eventually turned her lens from capturing interior design to documenting the home owners' dogs in various elegant and high-design environments. Walk through some of the most fashionable homes in New Orleans and find...
Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils

Lydia V Pyne · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An irresistible journey of discovery, science, history, and myth making, told through the lives and afterlives of seven famous human ancestorsOver the last century, the search for human ancestors has spanned four continents and resulted in the discovery of hundreds of fossils. While most...
An Airboat on the Streets of New Orleans: A Cajun Couple Lends a Hand After Hurricane Katrina Floods the City

Trent Angers · Acadian House Publishing
Pages: 191
Format: Paperback

The true story of a couple from Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, who took their airboat into New Orleans when the city flooded as a result of Hurricane Katrina in August of 2005. They rescued hundreds of people - including elderly men in wheelchairs and a baby with asthma - from their flooded...
Penguins: The Ultimate Guide

Julie Cornthwaite · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes...
Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

Charles Foster · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A passionate naturalist explores what it's really like to be an animal -- by living like themHow can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the non-humans,...
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

Jack E Davis · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented...
Medicine Dog: The Miraculous Cure That Healed My Best Friend And Saved My Life

Julia Szabo · Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press,
Pages: 231
Format: Print book

Julia Szabo was a nationally-recognized pet reporter when her dog Sam collapsed from osteoarthritis. Diligently researching how to restore his quality of life, she discovered Vet-Stem, a service that provides cutting-edge regeneration therapy for pets, using stem cells harvested from animals'...
Beyond Control: The Mississippi River's New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico

James F Barnett · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

Beyond Control reveals the Mississippi as a waterway of change, unnaturally confined by ever-larger levees and control structures. During the great flood of 1973, the current scoured a hole beneath the main structure near Baton Rouge and enlarged a pre-existing football-field-size crater....
Swamp Rat: The Story of Dixie's Nutria Invasion

Theodore G Manno · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

Theodore G. Manno traces the history of nutria from their natural range in South America to their status as an invasive species known for destroying the environmentally and economically important wetlands along the Gulf Coast. In this definitive book on "swamp rats," Manno vividly...
Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds

Nancy J Hajeski · Firefly Books
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

Every Dog: A Book of Over 450 Breeds packs in a lot of information. Illustrations, text, charts, tables and icons make it an ideal reference for all dog lovers, who will enjoy flipping through the pages. The over 450 breeds are thoroughly researched and represent canines from around...
Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat

Jackson Galaxy · Penguin Books
Pages: 291
Format: Book

A New York Times bestseller! The star of Animal Planet's hit television series My Cat from Hell, Jackson Galaxy, shows cat owners everywhere how to make their homes both cat-friendly and chic.Cat owners know the struggles of creating living spaces that are both functional and stylish for owner...
Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home 

Catholic Church. Pope · Melville House Publishing
Pages: 165
Format: Print book

The complete text of Laudato Si', the landmark encyclical letter from Pope Francis that, as Time magazine reported, "rocked the international community"In the Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, the beloved Pope exhorts the world to combat environmental degradation and its impact...
Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us

Tai Moses · Parallax Press
Format: Paperback

Every animal has a story.In ZOOBURBIA, urban naturalist Tai Moses launches a lively exploration into "the extraordinary, unruly, half-wild realm where human and animal lives overlap." The author's woodsy backyard at the base of the Oakland hills becomes a laboratory for encounters...