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Integrative Health Care for Dogs & Cats: A Guide to a Healthier Life through Nutrition, Holistic Care, and High-Tech Solutions

GARY RICHTER · Hay House, Inc.
Pages: 1
Format: Paperback

As a holistic veterinarian and scientist, Dr. Gary Richter helps dog and cat owners to navigate the thicket of treatment options and separate the fact from the fiction. He wants us to use what actually works, not just what Western science or alternative medicine say "should" work....
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Mozart's Starling

LYANDA LYNN HAUPT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling in a Viennese shop who sang an improvised version of the theme from his Piano Concerto no. 17 in G major. Sensing a kindred spirit in the plucky young bird, Mozart bought him and took him home to be a family pet....
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No Immediate Danger: Volume One of Carbon Ideologies: 1

WILLIAM T VOLLMANN · Viking
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

A timely, eye-opening book about climate change and energy generation that focuses on the consequences of nuclear power production, from award-winning author William T. VollmannIn his nonfiction, William T. Vollmann has won acclaim as a singular voice tackling some of the most important...
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The Dogs of Avalon: The Race to Save Animals in Peril

Laura Schenone · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After adopting an Irish sight hound, Laura Schenone discovers a remarkable and little-known fight to gain justice for dogs and for all animals.Greyhounds, bred to be the fastest racing dogs on earth, are streaks of lightning. Beautiful, astonishing creatures, tens of thousands of them have...
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On the Ganges: Encounters with Saints and Sinners on India's Mythic River

GEORGE BLACK · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Journey along one of the world's greatest rivers and catch a glimpse into the lives and cultures of the people who live along its banksThe Ganges flows through northern India and Bangladesh for more than 1,500 miles before emptying into the Bay of Bengal. It is sacred to Hindus who worship...
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Inheritors of the Earth: How Nature Is Thriving in an Age of Extinction

Chris D. Thomas · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

It's accepted wisdom today that human beings have irrevocably damaged the natural world. Throughout history we've introduced species and infectious diseases to foreign shores; hunted slow-moving (and slower-reproducing) mammals to extinction; and polluted previously pristine tracts of land....
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Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake

KATHRYN MILES · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters. It's a road trip full of surprises. Earthquakes....
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Penniless Foodie in the Wild: Adaptable recipes for foragers and frugalistas

Penny Price · Passageway Press
Pages: 197
Format: Paperback

Discover how to create gourmet food without spending a fortune. In Penniless Foodie in the Wild, award winning blogger and foraging instructor Penny Price reveals her secrets on how to prepare restaurant quality food from affordable ingredients. Whether you forage in the fields or the supermarket,...
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Eye of the Shoal: A Fishwatcher's Guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything

Helen Scales · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Seventy per cent of the earth's surface is covered by water. This vast aquatic realm is inhabited by a multitude of strange creatures and reigning supreme among them are the fish. There are giants that live for centuries and thumb-sized tiddlers that survive only weeks; they can be pancake-flat...
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The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

Jack E Davis · Liveright
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic.When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented...
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Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity

Sandra Postel · Island Press
Pages: 328
Format: Hardcover

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The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West

JOHN F ROSS · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A timely, thrilling account of a man who, as an explorer, dared to lead the first successful expedition down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon--and, as an American visionary, waged a bitterly-contested campaign for environmental sustainability in the American West.When John Wesley Powell...
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Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future

Robert Dunn · Little
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A Fast Food Nation for the foods we grow and depend onThe bananas we eat today aren't your parents' bananas: We eat a recognizable, consistent breakfast fruit that was standardized in the 1960s from dozens into one basic banana. But because of that, the banana we love is dangerously susceptible...
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Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack: Ten Inspiring Ways Dogs Enrich Our Lives

Cesar Millan · National Geographic
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years....
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Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

Eric O'Grey · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten...
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