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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries From a Secret World

Peter Wohlleben · David Suzuki Institute
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other. In "The Hidden Life of Trees, " Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains...
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The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan · W W Norton
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.The Great Lakes -- Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior -- hold 20 percent of the world's supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens...
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Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans de Waal · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic.What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your...
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Shichon. Shichon Dog Complete Owners Manual. Shichon dog care, costs, feeding, grooming, health and training all included.
Shichon. Shichon Dog Complete Owners Manual. Shichon dog care, costs, feeding, grooming, health and training all included.

George Hoppendale · IMB Publishing
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

The Shichon Dog Complete Owners Manual has the answers you need when researching this alert companion lap dog that loves to play. Learn about this affectionate, fluffy small canine and find out whether or not this dog will be the best choice for you and your family. Learn everything there...
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The Best Cat Book Ever: Super-Amazing, 100% Awesome
The Best Cat Book Ever: Super-Amazing, 100% Awesome

Kate Funk · St. Martin's Griffin; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What's more super-amazing, more awesome than a cat dressed up as:- A Unicorn- A Lumberjack- The Abominable Snowman - A Ninja...Nothing--that's what! The Best Cat Book Ever features the super-amazing, 100% awesome AC the cat in tons of purrrrfectly hilarious costumes. But really,...
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Secret Service Dogs : the heroes who protect the president of the united states
Secret Service Dogs : the heroes who protect the president of the united states

Maria Goodavage · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever...
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Organic Dog Biscuit Cookbook
Organic Dog Biscuit Cookbook

The Bubba Rose Biscuit Company · Cider Mill Press; Rev Upd edition
Format: Book

This updated and expanded edition of the original Organic Dog Biscuit Cookbook has more recipes, more variety, and more reasons your dog will be begging for another batch of these wholesome and healthy goodies.Your loyal companion deserves the best, and this cookbook includes over 100 recipes...
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Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life
Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life

Matin Durrani · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The principles of physics lie behind many of the ways animals go about their daily lives. Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate...
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A River Runs Again: India's Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka
A River Runs Again: India's Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka

Meera Subramanian · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Crowded, hot, subject to violent swings in climate, with a government unable or unwilling to face the most vital challenges, the rich and poor increasingly living in worlds apart; for most of the world, this picture is of a possible future. For India, it is the very real present.In this...
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The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World
The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World

Jan Louch · St Martin'S Press, 2016.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

It all started when Jan Louch, assistant librarian at the Douglas County Public Library in Carson Valley, Nevada, and a coworker acquired two Scottish Fold cats to keep mice away from the town's new library. Jan called the cats Baker and Taylor because the names fit the felines'...
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Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA
Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA

E.G. Vallianatos · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

Imagine walking into a restaurant and finding chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides, or neonicotinoid insecticides listed in the description of your entree. They may not be printed in the menu, but many are in your food.These are a few of the literally millions of pounds of approved synthetic...
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An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys
An Ecotourist's Guide to the Everglades and the Florida Keys

Robert Silk · Univ Pr Of Florida
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

"As essential as sunscreen and a must-have for anyone visiting or living in South Florida." - Mac Stone, author of Everglades: America's Wetland "An alluring snapshot, capturing the regions' fun side with fishing, fantasy, food, and an overall funky feel."...
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Jungle : a photicular book
Jungle : a photicular book

Dan Kainen · Workman
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Dense and humid and filled with secrets, the rain forest is home to more than half the world s plants and animals. Using unique Photicular technology, "Jungle" parts the mysterious veil of this sun-dappled land and reveals in fluid 3-D motion the living exuberance within. Watch...
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Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes
Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes

Amy Sutherland · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with two rescue dogs of her own, and years of research, bestselling author and Boston Globe columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs - and the growing number of dedicated...
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Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes
Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes

Backpacker magazine · Falcon Guides
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

With expert content and beautiful photos provided by Backpacker magazine, this treasured collector's item belongs as much on the coffee table as does in the backpack. Released in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary, Backpacker's The National Parks Coast to Coast...
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