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Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings

Valerie Trouet · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined?Children around the world know that to tell how old a tree is, you count its rings. Few people, however, know that research into tree rings has also made amazing contributions to our understanding of Earth's...
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Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change

Orrin H Pilkey · Columbia University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

With its 28-foot storm surge and 174 mph winds, 2005's Hurricane Katrina was responsible for nearly 2,000 deaths and more than $100 billion in damage. The event was only a preview of what will soon hit coastal communities as climate change increases the power of storms that can lay waste...

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The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

David Wallace-Wells · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, "500-year"...
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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten Surgeon

Cherry Lewis · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A colorful and absorbing portrait of James Parkinson and the turbulent, intellectually vibrant world of Georgian London.

Parkinson's disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 60,000 new cases each year in the United States alone, yet few know anything about the man the disease...
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Environmental Encyclopedia

Deirdre S. Blanchfield · Gale; 4 edition
Pages: 1967
Format: Hardcover

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Gardening for the Birds: How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

George Adams · Timber Press

You may already have a bird feeder in your yard, but you can attract a far wider range of species, and they will stay longer, if you create a bird-friendly landscape. Gardening for the Birds shows you how.With the right native plants, arranged to mimic natural ecosystems, you will provide...
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A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras

Kenneth L. Gosner · Houghton Mifflin
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides information on nine hundred four invertebrate and one hundred forty seaweed species
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