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Barry Lopez · Knopf
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life.

Taking us nearly from pole to pole--from...
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Gods, ghosts and black dogs: The fascinating folklore and mythology of dogs

Stanley Coren · Hubble & Hattie
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Gods, Ghosts and Black Dogs is a rich collection of folklore, mythology, and tall tales concerning dogs, which provide a fascinating insight into the way that humans think about dogs, and our emotional bond to our pets. The various stories include some that are spooky, some that are funny...
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The Outrun: A Memoir

Amy Liptrot · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"The Outrun will no doubt sit alongside . . . Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk -- the sheer sensuality of Liptrot's prose and her steely resolve immediately put her right up there with the best of the best." -- New Statesman

When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more...

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Greywater, Green Landscape: How to Install Simple Water-Saving Irrigation Systems in Your Yard

Laura Allen · Storey Books
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Keep your lawn and garden lush without wasting resources by capturing and recycling the greywater that drains from your sink, shower, and washing machine. This accessible and detailed guide walks you through each step of planning for and installing a variety of greywater systems, including...
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The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders: Farmed and Foraged Herbal Remedies and Recipes

Abby Artemisia · Voyageur Press
Pages: 160
Format: Flexibound

Let The Herbal Handbook for Homesteaders be your helpful compendium of herbal information and recipes for building health and tending to minor ailments out on the homestead. When you're a homesteader, you face many challenges: from a simple cold, to an earache in your child, fleas...
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How to Toilet Train Your Cat: 21 Days to a Litter-Free Home

Paul Kunkel · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Follow this foolproof 21-day program and you can teach any litter-trained cat to use a toilet instead of a box.

Discover a better way: Now cat owners everywhere can put down their scoops, stop ferrying backbreaking sacks of litter, enjoy a fresh-smelling home, and save hundreds...
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Ultimate Dog Grooming

Eileen Geeson · Firefly Books; Second Edition edition
Format: Print book

"This large-format, colorfully illustrated handbook will find a place on library shelves where a good, general instruction manual for grooming one's own pet and even establishing oneself as a professional groomer is called for." --BOOKLIST A professional groomer is expensive,...
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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

Helen Pilcher · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Helen Pilcher is uniquely qualified to explain the cutting-edge science that makes the resurrection of extinct animals a very real possibility, while acknowledging the serious and humorous aspects of giving a deceased animal a second chance to live. If you could bring back to life a person...
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Setting Up a Tropical Aquarium: Week By Week

Stuart Thraves · Firefly Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

This authoritative encyclopedia--revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in current fishkeeping technology and technique-- takes a fresh look at the popular topic of setting up and maintaining a tropical freshwater aquarium.

It begins with guiding hobbyists,...

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Saving Tarboo Creek: One Family's Quest to Heal the Land

Scott Freeman · Timber Press
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

"A moving account of a beautiful project. We need stories of healing in this tough moment; this is a particularly fine one." - Bill McKibben, author of Radio Free Vermont When the Freeman family decided to restore a damaged creek in Washington's Olympic Peninsula - to transform...
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The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild

Thomas D. Seeley · Princeton University Press
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world's managed bee colonies

Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to investigate how these industrious insects live in the wild. The Lives of Bees...

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Wild and Crazy: Photos from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

PAUL JOYNSON-HICKS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The funniest photographs of wildlife from around the world collected here in one must-have book that is perfect for animal lovers of all stripes.When the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards announced a contest for the funniest animal photo, they received entries from all over the world....
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.

No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself

Julie Barton · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman's battle with depression and how her dog saved her life

"Dog Medicine simply has to be your next must-read." - Cheryl Strayed

At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan....
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At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic

Lawrence Millman · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly...

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