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This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West

Ketcham, Christopher · Viking
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A hard-hitting look at the battle now raging over the fate of the public lands in the American West--and a plea for the protection of these last wild placesThe public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains....
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Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

Tory Bilski · Pegasus Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A wondrous story of adventure and friendship featuring a group of women who ride Icelandic horses."Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us." -- Virgina WoolfEach June, Tory Bilski meets up with fellow women travelers in Reykjavik where they head to northern...
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Our Planet

Fothergill, Alastair · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With...
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Best Hikes Washington, D.C.: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls

Burnham, Bill · Falcon Guides
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

In Best Hikes Washington, DC authors Bill and Mary Burnham detail the best hikes within about an hour's drive of downtown, hikes perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs and descriptions,...
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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

Gertner, Jon · Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000. The ice sheet...
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The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast

Blum, Andrew · Ecco
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour through the global network that predicts our weather, the people behind it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planetThe weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It's a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones,...
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