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The Sugarmaker's Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees

Michael Farrell · Chelsea Green Publishing
Format: Paperback

The Sugarmaker’s Companion is the first guide of its kind addressing the small- and large-scale syrup producer seeking to make a profitable business from maple, birch, and walnut sap. This comprehensive work incorporates valuable information on ecological forest management, value-added...
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This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession

Daniel J. Levitin · Dutton Adult
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Whether you load your iPod with Bach or Bono, music has a significant role in your life—even if you never realized it. Why does music evoke such powerful moods? The answers are at last be- coming clear, thanks to revolutionary neuroscience and the emerging field of evolutionary psychology....
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Evolving Ourselves: How Unnatural Selection and Nonrandom Mutation are Changing Life on Earth

Juan Enriquez · Current
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"We are the primary drivers of change. We will directly and indirectly determine what lives, what dies, where, and when. We are in a different phase of evolution; the future of life is now in our hands."Why are rates of conditions like autism, asthma, obesity, and allergies exploding...
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American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon

Steven Rinella · Spiegel & Grau
Format: Hardcover

From the host of the Travel Channel’s “The Wild Within.”A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. In 2005, Steven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American...
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White Beech: The Rainforest Years

Germaine Greer · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

One bright day in December sixty-two-year-old Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm one of many in southeast Queensland Australia which after a century of logging clearing and downright devastation had been abandoned...
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Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

Richard Louv · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

"From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for "nature") is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now,"
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Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils

Anthony J. Martin · Pegasus Books
Pages: 460
Format: Hardcover

CSI meets Jurassic Park in a fascinating, revelatory look at dinosaurs and their world through the million-year-old clues they left behind What if we woke up one morning all of the dinosaur bones in the world were gone? How would we know these iconic animals had a165-million year history...
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Peterson Reference Guides: Birding by Impression: A Different Approach to Knowing and Identifying Birds

Kevin Karlson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 286
Format: Hardcover

A highly visual guide to identifying birds in the field based on the important, unchanging features of size, shape, structure, and behavior Birding is an extremely rewarding and fun hobby, but some situations can be frustrating or unsuccessful because of a variety of challenging viewing...
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