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The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World

CHARLES C MANN · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first...
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Himalaya Bound: One Family's Quest to Save their Animals?And an Ancient Way of Life

MICHAEL BENANEV · Pegasus Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous work of literary journalism that follows a nomadic family's fraught migration to the high Himalayan plains, as a changing world closes in around them.Following his vivid account of traveling with one of the last camel caravans on earth in Men of Salt, Michael Benanav now brings...
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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 Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

Henry Fountain · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, The Great Quake is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history -- the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega -- and the geologist...
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The Guide to Humane Critter Control: Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden

Theresa Rooney · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It takes a lot of work and a fair amount of money to grow a garden, and a top fear of every gardener is having their investment wiped out by deer, rabbits, and insect invaders. This book is filled with clever ways to be proactive and stop pests from feasting on your bounty.The Guide to Humane...
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Leaving the Wild: The Unnatural History of Dogs, Cats, Cows, and Horses

GAVIN EHRINGER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A thought-provoking and surprising book that explores the ever-evolving relationship between humans and domesticated animals. The domestication of animals changed the course of human history. But what about the animals who abandoned their wild existence in exchange for our care and protection?...
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