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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

Juli Berwald - Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A former ocean scientist goes in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea's imperiled ecosystems.

Jellyfish are an enigma. They have no centralized brain, but they see and feel and react to their environment in complex...
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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

Tom Baione - Sterling Publishing
Pages: 163
Format: Print book

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library - one of the largest natural-science libraries in the Western Hemisphere - that contains over 450,000 volumes of monographs, pamphlets, reprints, and original rare books. Natural Histories allows readers a privileged...
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Love Unleashed: Tales of Inspiration and the Life-Changing Power of Dogs

REBECCA ASCHER-WALSH - National Geographic
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A book for dog lovers everywhere. Celebrating the amazing relationships shared with our four-legged friends, each story recounts the love of dogs and the powerful ways dogs impact our lives. In this heartwarming collection of stories, readers meet 38 incredible dogs who have gone above...
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Handmade Bird, Bee, and Bat Houses: 25 beautiful homes, feeders, and more to attract wildlife into your garden

MICHELE MCKEE ORSINI - CICO Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Build and craft 25 beautiful small homes and feeders to attract wildlife to your backyard.

Handmade Bird, Bee, and Bat Houses features homes to build for everything from bees to bats, and bluebirds to butterflies. Each house is beautifully designed, with colorful details,...
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Being a Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell

Alexandra Horowitz - Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times bestselling blockbuster Inside of a Dog, explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ - the nose - and how we humans can put our under-used sense of smell to work in surprising...
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Shark

Brian Skerry - National Geographic
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry as he illustrates their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world. For decades, acclaimed underwater photographer Brian...
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A Cloud a Day:

Gavin Pretor-Pinney - Chronicle Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Cloudspotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney delivers a moment of calm atmospheric contemplation to members of his Cloud Appreciation Society by sharing a cloud image and story every day. A Cloud a Day urges all of us to keep our heads in the clouds with 365 fascinating formations...
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Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World

JOAL DERSE DAUER - Citadel
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Joal Derse Dauer was just donating blankets at a local no-kill shelter when a disabled and despondent dog caught her eye. With three "fur babies" already at home, Joal wasn't looking to adopt another dog. But there was something special about Sadie, a shepherd mix who had been...
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Cats on the Job: 50 Fabulous Felines Who Purr, Mouse, and Even Sing for Their Supper

Lisa Rogak - St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

True Tales of the Cuddliest CoworkersAround the world, there are cats earning their keep. Some are mousers, like Princess, a black cat who works at Mill Ridge Farm's stables. Some are circus performers, like Tuna and her furry friends in The Amazing Acro-Cats. And some are even politicians,...
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100 Nature Hot Spots in Ontario: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places

Chris G Earley - Firefly Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

100 Nature Hot Spots in Ontario is a reader-friendly guidebook that explores the remarkable splendor and diversity of the province named after the Iroquois word for "beautiful water." True to form, many of the hot spots feature water. Organized by region, each hot-spot entry...
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Helping Minds Meet: Skills for a better life with your dog

Helen Zulch - Hubble & Hattie
Format: Print book

Dogs have shared our lives for thousands of years - to the benefit of both species. However, it's only relatively recently that dogs, in many societies, have lived primarily as companions within the heart of the home.This close relationship, together with society's expectations...
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The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

Jon Gertner - Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change

Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000. The ice sheet...
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The Illustrated Handbook of Fossils: A Practical Directory And Identification Aid To More Than 300 Plant And Animal Fossils

Steve Parker - Lorenz Books
Format: Hardcover

More than 300 specimens are featured in this detailed photographic guide to recognizing plant and animal fossils, with examples from around the world. ,
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How Dogs Work

Raymond Coppinger - University of Chicago Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

How well do we really know dogs? People may enjoy thinking about them as "man's best friend," but what actually drives the things they do? What is going on in their fur-covered heads as they look at us with their big, expressive eyes? Raymond Coppinger and Mark Feinstein...
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A Buzz in the Meadow: The Natural History of a French Farm

Dave Goulson - Picador USA
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A CONSERVATIONIST'S DEEPLY PERSONAL AND FASCINATING REFLECTION ON OWNING AND REVITALIZING A FARM IN RURAL FRANCEA Sting in the Tale, Dave Goulson's account of a lifetime studying bees, was a powerful call to arms for nature lovers everywhere. Brilliantly reviewed, it was shortlisted...
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Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog, Adder's Fork and Lizard's Leg: The Lore and Mythology of Amphibians and Reptiles

Martha L Crump - University of Chicago Press, 2015. Â2015
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Frogs are worshipped for bringing nourishing rains, but blamed for devastating floods. Turtles are admired for their wisdom and longevity, but ridiculed for their sluggish and cowardly behavior. Snakes are respected for their ability to heal and restore life, but despised as symbols of evil....
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A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction

Joel Greenberg - Bloomsbury
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

In the early nineteenth century 25 to 40 percent of North America's birds were passenger pigeons, traveling in flocks so massive as to block out the sun for hours or even days. The down beats of their wings would chill the air beneath and create a thundering roar that would drown out all other...
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Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

MARYN MCKENNA - National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity - and human health threat - uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat...
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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second Edition

David Sibley - Alfred A Knopf, 2016.
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

FlexiboundNow completely revised and updated--the indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative guide to the birds of the East in a portable format they will want to carry into the field. Compact and comprehensive, this guide features 650 bird species, plus regional populations,...
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Saving Baby: How One Woman's Love for a Racehorse Led to Her Redemption

Jo Anne Normile - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"If we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt." --Anna Sewell, author of Black BeautyJo Anne Normile was not supposed to keep the foal, an exuberant Thoroughbred with only a few white hairs on his reddish-brown...
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Dinosaur Destinations: Finding America's Best Dinosaur Dig Sites, Museums and Exhibits

Jon Kramer - Adventure Pubns
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

When it comes to dinosaurs and other fascinating fossils, the U.S. has it all, from Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops to Stegosaurus and Brachiosaurus. Dinosaur Destinations will help you find the best dinosaur sites near you and across the country. Visit a dinosaur dig site or a famous...
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Just Cool It!: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do - A Post-Paris Agreement Game Plan

DAVID SUZUKI - Greystone Books
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Climate change is the most important crisis humanity has faced, but we still confront huge barriers to resolving it. So, what do we do, and is there hope for humanity? The problem itself is complex, and there's no single solution. But by understanding the barriers to resolving global warming...
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The ultimate guide to dog training : puppy training to advanced techniques plus 25 problem behaviors solved!

Teoti Anderson - I-5 Press
Format:  Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Dogs inherit a set of species-specific behaviors that oftentimes clash with how we want them to behave in our houses and in our lives. Training your dog means you give him the tools to understand what behaviors are acceptable. Anderson shows you easy and reliable ways to train a well-mannered...
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National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

Joel Sartore - National Geographic
Pages: 399
Format: Hardcover

The lush and unique photography in this book represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals - especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion,...
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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

Bernd Heinrich - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history." - Kirkus Reviews

Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths...
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Breeds: A Canine Compendium

Fenella Smith - Flatiron Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The perfect gift book for dog lovers.A charming guide to over 100 dog breeds, each depicted in a beautiful watercolor and accompanied by a description that wittily conveys its most salient characteristics. From Afghan to Yorkie, Breeds will make dog owners howl with delight. Afghan Hound...
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How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency

Akiko Busch - Penguin Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Vivid, surprising, and utterly timely, Akiko Busch's HOW TO DISAPPEAR explores the idea of invisibility in nature, art, and science, in search of a more joyful and peaceful way of living in today's increasingly surveilled and publicity-obsessed worldIn our increasingly networked...
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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A N WILSON - Harper
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life.With the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin - hailed as the man who "discovered evolution" - was propelled into the pantheon of great scientific thinkers, alongside Galileo,...
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The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal About Being Human

Noah Strycker - Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world - and deep connection with humanity.Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As scientists come to understand...
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Rescuing Ladybugs: Inspirational Encounters with Animals That Changed the World

Jennifer Skiff - New World Library
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Countless times throughout our lives, we're presented with a choice to help another soul. Rescuing Ladybugs highlights the true stories of remarkable people who didn't look away from seemingly impossible-to-change situations and instead worked to save animals. Prepare to be transported...
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Latin for Bird Lovers

Roger Lederer - Timber Press
Format: Hardcover

You can learn a lot about a bird from its scientific name. The descriptive terms that make up these names can identify species by color, size, or distribution, and may illuminate a hidden history or quality. Latin for Bird Lovers uncovers the secrets behind more than 3,000 scientific...
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The Glory of the Tree: An Illustrated History

Noel Kingsbury - Firefly Books; ILL edition
Format: Hardcover

The great trees of the world in glorious color. The Glory of the Tree describes 90 species of tree that collectively span the millennia of evolution and cross the globe. Organized into six categories -- Antiquity, Ecology, Sacred, Utility, Food and Ornament -- the trees are presented...
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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.

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Penguins: The Ultimate Guide

Julie Cornthwaite - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes...
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Country grit : a farmoir of finding purpose and love

Scottie Brown Jones - Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 240

Scottie Jones lived a typical suburban, professional life in Pheonix until her husband, Greg, got into a near-fatal car accident. While recovering, he became convinced that they needed a change and a simpler way of life, one more connected with nature and with each other. So, driven by a desire...
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The Pocket Book of Weather: Entertaining and Remarkable Facts About Our Weather

Michael Bright - Bloomsbury USA; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Featuring three thousand essential facts and figures, illustrated with more than fifty color photographs and diagrams, this entertaining and informative guide explains how the weather shapes our planet and affects all our lives. From the weather you face each day to the glory of rainbows...
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Whales: An Illustrated Celebration

Kelsey Oseid - Ten Speed Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated, entertaining, and educational guide to the wonderful whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the world.Some of the world's most fascinating and beloved animals, cetaceans--whales, dolphins, and porpoises--have captivated the human imagination for centuries. Whales:...
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Cooking for Two—Your Dog & You!: Delicious Recipes for You and Your Favorite Canine

Brandon Schultz - W W Norton
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

Share a meal with your best furry friend! With Cooking for Two: Your Dog and You, canines and their humans can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner together! In this two-species cookbook, Brandon Schultz has adapted dozens of "people food" recipes to accommodate the palates of humans...
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The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood

Kathryn Aalto - Timber Press, 2015.
Pages: 308
Format: eBook

Featured on NPR's All Things Considered
A People Magazine Best New Book Pick

Delve into the home of the world's most beloved bear!The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh explores the magical landscapes where Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends live and play....

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Me & McDuff: How a Dog Inspired My Journey to a Creative Life

LESLIE OSCHMANN - Rizzoli
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Eat Pray Love meets Beloved Dog in this gift book about how an artist discovered an authentic, creative life - thanks to an adventurous dog. This is the story of a woman who had two lifelong wishes: to own a dog, and to make art by hand every day, the way she had as a child. As her career...
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The Fly Trap

Fredrik Sjöberg - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

A Nature Book of the Year (The Times (UK) ) "The hoverflies are only props. No, not only, but to some extent. Here and there, my story is about something else." A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjoberg's...
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Dream Treehouses: Extraordinary Designs from Concept to Completion

Sonia Buchard - Abrams
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

French design company La Cabane Perchée pres­ents 40 extraordinary treehouses designed and built by the acclaimed team. Featuring houses in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Russia, Italy, Spain, and the United States, Dream Treehouses showcases both exterior and interior images...
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Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

Barry Estabrook - W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

An eye-opening investigation of the commercial pork industry and an inspiring alternative to the way pigs are raised and consumed in America.

Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland and a writer of "great skill and compassion" (Eric Schlosser)...

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The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Streetwise Cat

James Bowen - St Martins Pr
Pages: 286
Format: Hardcover

Bob Fever has swept the globe, with A Street Cat Named Bob vaulting its way to #7 on The New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. With rights sold to 27 countries around the globe and a top spot on the British bestseller list for more than a year, this...

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After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans

Ben A. Minteer - University Of Chicago Press
Format: Print book

From John Muir to David Brower, from the creation of Yellowstone National Park to the Endangered Species Act, environmentalism in America has always had close to its core a preservationist ideal. Generations have been inspired by its ethosmdashto encircle nature with our protection, to keep...
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Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

ELIZABETH RUSH - Milkweed Editions
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Harvey. Maria. Irma. Sandy. Katrina. We live in a time of unprecedented hurricanes and catastrophic weather events, a time when it is increasingly clear that climate change is neither imagined nor distant -- and that rising seas are transforming the coastline of the United States in irrevocable...
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No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII

Robert Weintraub - Little
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

The extraordinary tale of survival and friendship between a man and a dog in war Flight technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, met in the most unlikely of places: a World War II internment camp in the Pacific. Judy was a fiercely loyal dog, with a keen sense for who was friend...
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The Birds of Pandemonium

Michele Raffin - Algonquin Books
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable book. Reading about the birds of Pandemonium will make you laugh and cry it will make you see more clearly the need to take care of our planet and it will confirm that one person with a passion can make a difference. —Jeff Corwin, nature conservationist and host of Animal...
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The Secret Language of Cats

Susanne Sch tz - Hanover Square Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important messages, whether for us or other cats.Susanne Schštz is hard at work on breaking the cat code....
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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Peter P Marra - Princeton University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

In 1894, a lighthouse keeper named David Lyall arrived on Stephens Island off New Zealand with a cat named Tibbles. In just over a year, the Stephens Island Wren, a rare bird endemic to the island, was rendered extinct. Mounting scientific evidence confirms what many conservationists have...
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Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

John Hargrove - Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

*Now a New York Times Best Seller*

Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with...

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Shinrin Yoku: The Japanese Art of Forest Bathing

YOSHIFUMI MIYAZAKI - Timber Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Experience the healing power of nature!

Forest bathing, also known as shinrin-yoku, is the Japanese practice of connecting deeply with nature. It is a practice that involves all the senses and has extraordinary effects on health and happiness. The latest health and wellness trend,...
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Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape

Jill Jonnes - Viking
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A celebration of urban trees and the Americans - presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds - whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented the nation's cities, from Jefferson's day to the present Nature's largest...
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Environmental Health Sourcebook

Laura Ed Larsen - Omnigraphics Inc
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

This book provides information about the effects of the environment on human health, including specific populations such as pregnant women, children, the elderly, and minorities for which the effects of environmental exposures are especially harmful. It covers airborne, waterborne, foodborne,...
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Yellowstone: A Journey Through America's Wild Heart

David Quammen - National Geographic
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America's most inspiring and imperiled ecosystem - Yellowstone National Park - in this monumental book on America's first national park. Yellowstone's storied past, rich ecosystem, and dynamic landscape are brilliantly...
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American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood

Paul Greenberg - Penguin Books
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS & EDITORS Book Award, Finalist 2014"Greenberg's breezy, engaging style weaves history, politics, environmental policy, and marine biology." --New Yorker In American Catch, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim...
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The Tao of Vegetable Gardening: Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity

Carol Deppe - Chelsea Green
Pages: 265
Format: Book

The Tao of Vegetable Gardening explores the practical methods as well as the deeper essence of gardening. In her latest book, groundbreaking garden writer Carol Deppe (The Resilient Gardener, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties) focuses on some of the most popular home garden vegetables?tomatoes,...
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The Dog Lover Unit: Lessons in Courage from the World's K9 Cops

Rachel Rose - Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Enter the intense world of both the dogs and people who form the K9 corps. Every dog has its own unique personality." -- Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make us Human

An acclaimed poet, Rachel Rose never expected to spend...

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Building Beehives For Dummies

Howland Blackiston - For Dummies
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Building Beehives For Dummies (9781119544388) was previously published as Building Beehives For Dummies (9781118312940) . While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release...

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Lions in the Balance: Man-Eaters, Manes, and Men with Guns

Craig Packer - University of Chicago Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

If you are a morani (warrior) , you have your spear at the ready - you could be the hero, but you will have to wait until the morning light before you can go out and prove yourself. If it is a lion, you want to be the first to spear it - and if the lion turns on you, make sure...
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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish

Emily Voigt - Scribner
Pages: 319
Format: Print book

A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish" - the world's most expensive aquarium fish - reveals a surprising history with profound implications for the future of wild animals and human beings alike.

A young man is murdered for his prized...
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The Sea Inside

Philip Hoare - Random House Inc
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

A yearlong adventure through the world's oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The WhaleIn colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds, and beasts. Starting at his home on the shores of Britain's Southampton...
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On Trails: An Exploration

Robert Moor - Simon & Schuster
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"The best outdoors book of the year" - Sierra Club
"Stunning ... A wondrous nonfiction debut" - Departures
"Moor's book is enchanting" - The Boston Globe
"A wanderer's dream" - The Economist

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Remarkable Birds

Mark Avery - W W Norton
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Everything you didn't know about the avian world: a fascinating compendium showcasing the extraordinary wonders of birds, illuminated with exquisite ornithological illustrations, prints, and drawingsHumans share the Earth with more than 10,000 species of birds and have always been enchanted...
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Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century

Professor John R Wennersten - Indiana University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Global climate change is undeniable. Over the next few decades, as sea levels rise, storms intensify, and drought and desertification run rampant, hundreds of millions of civilians will abandon their homes, cities, and even entire countries. What will happen to these massive numbers of environmental...
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Dr. Petty's Pain Relief for Dogs: The Complete Medical and Integrative Guide to Treating Pain

Michael C Petty - The Countryman Press
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

A comprehensive guide to diagnosing and relieving your dog's pain

You love your dog, and hate to see him in pain. But you don't want to head to the vet's office for hundreds of dollars worth of tests that might prove useless. Dr. Mike Petty understands this. He's a "pain vet"...
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A Complete Guide to Antarctic Wildlife

Shirihai, Hadoram - BLOOMSBURY WILDLIFE


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A Naturalist Goes Fishing: Casting in Fragile Waters from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand's South Island

James McClintock - St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of fishing classics, A Naturalist Goes Fishing combines elements of the triumph between fisher and fish, humor and wit, and a passionate concern for the natural environment. James McClintock takes us to some of the most breathtaking waters the world has to offer while capturing...
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Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves

Laurel Braitman - Simon & Schuster
Pages: 373
Format: Book

** "Science Friday" Summer Reading Pick**
**Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads**
**People magazine Best Summer Reads**

"[A] lovely, big-hearted book ... brimming with compassion and the tales of the many, many humans who devote their days to making...
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Catnip: A Love Story

MICHAEL KORDA - Countryman Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From silly to sweet, 365 cat sketches by Michael Korda, drawn with love for his wife

With the imagination of a writer and the eye of an artist, Michael Korda doodled on the backs of old manuscripts in his tackroom while his wife, Margaret, was out riding. They loved and acquired...
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The Joy Of Water

Lonely Planet - Lonely Planet
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Idyllic wild swimming holes, alluring lakes and magical coves; discover more than 60 locations around the world to experience The Joy of Water with this inspirational new book from Lonely Planet. Tap into the 'water wellness' trend with personal stories about the best places to take...
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Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard - Penguin Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons

28 August. Now, as I write...
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Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness

QING LI - Viking
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

The definitive guide to the therapeutic Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, or the art and science of how trees can promote health and happiness

Notice how a tree sways in the wind. Run your hands over its bark. Take in its citrusy scent. As a society we suffer from nature...
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Birding for the Curious: The Easiest Way for Anyone to Explore the Incredible World of Birds

Nate Swick - Page Street Publishing Co., 2015. ©2015
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Explore the Fascinating World of Birds

There's something about birds that fascinates people and invites us to pause, look and listen to the beautiful, natural world around us. But do you always recognize what you see and hear? With this book, you'll get started. Birding for the Curious...

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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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Zak George's Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog: Proven Solutions to the Most Common Training Problems for All Ages, Breeds, and Mixes

Zak George - Ten Speed Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Does your dog bark a lot, pull on the leash, hate to be left alone, or have accidents in the house?

Celebrity dog trainer and YouTube star Zak George creates the most watched dog training content in the world and has helped millions of people with their dogs. In this problem-based...
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Men With Cats: Intimate Portraits of Feline Friendship

David Williams - Quirk Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Countless books and blogs have extolled the virtues of the Cat Lady - now photographer David Williams celebrates cat-owning men and the precious kitties who have stolen their hearts. His subjects represent a cross-section of American society - musicians and artists, soldiers and CEOs, truck...
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Maddie Lounging On Things: A Complex Experiment Involving Canine Sleep Patterns

THERON HUMPHREY - Abrams Image
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Maddie the coonhound has captured the hearts and imaginations of dog lovers all around the world. Maddie Lounging On Things follows Maddie's adventures at play and at rest as she accompanies her owner, Theron, from Utah to Illinois to Mexico and everywhere in between. From cross-country...
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The Evolution Underground: Burrows, Bunkers, and the Marvelous Subterranean World Beneath our Feet

Anthony J Martin - Pegasus Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

What is the best way to survive when the going gets tough? Hiding underground. From penguins to dinosaurs, trilobites, and humans, Anthony Martin reveals the subterranean secret of survival.

Humans have "gone underground" for survival for thousands of years, from underground...

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Not a Perfect Fit: Stories from Jane's World

Jane A. Schmidt - She Writes Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Not a Perfect Fit is a collection of stories that are laugh-out-loud funny one minute and thought-provoking the next. Stories range from Schmidt's experience living off-grid as the only English woman in an Amish neighborhood to family trips that are remarkably similar to National Lampoon's...
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Bark! The Herald Angels Sing: The Dogs of Christmas

Peter Thorpe - W W Norton
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Magical portraits of a photographer's dog, in elaborate Christmas compositionsBark! The Herald Angels Sing will bring a smile to even the most devoted Scrooge. Decked out in the finest of holiday garb, strutting against backgrounds that evoke locales as varied as Charles Dickens'...
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American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West

Nate Blakeslee - Crown
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her

Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in the lower 48 states...
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Your First Aquarium

Jay F. Hemdal - Tfh Pubns Inc
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

This book simplifies the setup of a freshwater aquarium so that first-time aquarium keepers can succeed right from the start. Find out the items necessary to maintain an attractive and thriving aquarium, from equipment and décor to the best food choices for your aquatic pets. This book...
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The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make Us Human

John Bradshaw - Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover


The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of being human

Pets have never been more popular. Over half of American households share their home with either a cat or a dog, and many contain...
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The Dog Who Could Fly: The Incredible True Story of a WWII Airman and the Four-Legged Hero Who Flew At His Side

Damien Lewis - Atria Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A thoroughly enjoyable story of heroism and true friendship Publishers Weekly, starred review, this Sunday Times top ten bestseller is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, flying countless combat missions and surviving everything...
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The Animal's Companion: People & Their Pets, a 26,000-Year Love Story

Jacky Colliss Harvey - Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The animal-human connection has thrived throughout history. THE ANIMAL'S COMPANION is a fascinating exploration of our universal human need for the companionship of animals--dogs, cats, horses, birds, iguanas, and more.The earliest evidence of a human and a pet can be traced to as far as France...
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Birds of a Feather: A True Story of Hope and the Healing Power of Animals

LORIN LINDNER - St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring story of how one woman's vision helped create a unique healing community

Lee Woodruff: "This true story will twist your heart like a sponge and renew your faith in the world."

Vicki Myron: "A heartwarming book."

Animal lover though...

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The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought to See the Future

Peter Moore - Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

In 1865 Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat. His grand meteorological project had failed. Yet only a decade later, FitzRoy's storm warning system and "forecasts" would return, the model for what we use today.In an age when a storm...
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Southwest Treasure Hunter's Gem & Mineral Guide, 6th Edition: Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals

Kathy J Rygle - GemStone Press
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Updated 6th edition with new sites & museums!Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals SOUTHWEST Arizona * California * Colorado * Hawaii * KansasNevada * New Mexico * Oklahoma * Texas * Utah Whether you're digging for the first time or are an experienced...
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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...

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Nature Guide to Yellowstone National Park

Ann Simpson - FalconGuides, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This field guide dedicated to wildlife of Yellowstone National Park is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to the animals, plants, insects and more that reside in Yellowstone National Park in a colorful and portable package. Published in cooperation with...
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The Cat's Out of the Bag: Truth and Lies about Cats

Max Cryer - Exisle Publishing
Format: Print book

We cannot get enough of cats from ancient times they have occupied a special place in many different cultures around the world. They have also generated a fascinating array of words, expressions and observations, as well as poems, books, movies, cartoons and artworks. In this witty and entertaining...
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Dogs

Jon Stroud - G2 Entertainment
Format: Hardcover

The dog is the most loyal and faithful of pets, tales of their dedication to their owners abound throughout history. There are many different breeds of dog with many different uses, working dogs such as sheepdogs, gun dogs such as the Labrador and Retriever and simple pet toy dogs such...
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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods

Richard B. Primack - University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be too late. In the 160 years since Thoreau's...
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Close Encounters of the Furred Kind: New Adventures with My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends

Tom Cox - Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind is the follow-up to the Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller The Good, The Bad, and the Furry. Like The Good, The Bad, and the Furry, it tells the story of Tom Cox's life with his charismatic cats--The Bear, Shipley, Ralph, and recent recruit Roscoe.Close...
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Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird

Katie Fallon - Foreedge
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

Turkey vultures, the most widely distributed and abundant scavenging birds of prey on the planet, are found from central Canada to the southern tip of Argentina, and nearly everywhere in between. In the United States we sometimes call them buzzards; in parts of Mexico the name is aura cabecirroja,...
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Poetry from Scratch: A Kitten's Book of Verse

Jennifer McCartney - Countryman Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

The newest entry in the feline literary canon is here ... so pee on this, cat poet wannabes

Hipster cats, stay-at-home-mom cats, windowsill cats, and outdoor cats -- you'll find them all here, immortalized in prose about, for, and sometimes by, cats. With a Brooklyn edge, author...

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Last Chance Mustang: The Story of One Horse, One Horseman, and One Final Shot at Redemption

Mitchell Bornstein - St. Martin's Press
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

Last Chance Mustang is the story of Samson, a formerly free-roaming, still wild-at-heart American mustang that was plucked from his mountainous Nevada home and thrown into the domestic horse world where he was brutalized and victimized. After years of abuse, Samson had evolved...

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A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration

Kenn Kaufman - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment. Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds. This vast parade often goes...
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Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame

Michael Kodas - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant exploration of the rising phenomenon of megafires - forest fires of alarming scale, intensity, and devastation - that captures the danger and heroism of those who fight them

In Megafire, a world-renowned journalist and forest fire expert travels to the most...
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Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey

STEPHEN KUUSISTO - Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.

At the age of thirty-eight, Stephen Kuusisto - who has managed his whole life...
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Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History's Most Iconic Creatures

BEN MEZRICH - Atria Books
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

Science fiction becomes reality in this Jurassic Park-like story of the genetic resurrection of an extinct species - the woolly mammoth - by the bestselling author of The Accidental Billionaires and The 37th Parallel.

"With his knack for turning narrative...
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Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations

Susanna Hislop - Penguin Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated Penguin Hardcover that invites readers to travel the night sky and discover the universe of stories in the stars To those who can decipher it, the night sky is alive with gods and goddesses, animals and mythical creatures - an endless carnival played out in shining...
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Meerkats

Grant M Mc Ilrath - Reed New Holland Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

This lavishly illustrated title offers unique insight into the world of the much‑loved Meerkat. It is unique since it is the first book on the subject written by a professionally qualified nature conservationist - one who has over two decades' worth of experience in wild Meerkat research...
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A Naturalist at Large: The Best Essays of Bernd Heinrich

Bernd Heinrich - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Some of the world's greatest writings on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more, collected for the first time in book form showing why Bernd Heinrich is so beloved for his "passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science" (New York Times)...
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Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World

Brooke Borel - University of Chicago Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bed bugs. Few words strike such fear in the minds of travelers. In cities around the world, lurking beneath the plush blankets of otherwise pristine-looking hotel beds are tiny bloodthirsty beasts just waiting for weary wanderers to surrender to a vulnerable slumber. Though bed bugs today...
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Buster: The Military Dog Who Saved a Thousand Lives

Will Barrow - Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

"With some dogs you share a boil in the bag breakfast and maybe a blanket on a cold desert floor. Some you wouldn't leave in charge of your Grandma unless you wanted to find out just how fast the old girl could run. But, if you're very, very lucky there will be the one dog you would...

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It's a Doggone Shame: Curious Canine Crimes and Catastrophes

Shelly Schulthess Barson - Plain Sight Publishing
Format: Print book

Not all dogs go to heaven especially not these ones. This hilarious collection of canines confessing their crimes will leave you howling with laughter . . . and sometimes adoring the cuteness. Perfect for the dog enthusiast in your family, this book makes a great gift that will have them...
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How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom

Patricia Carlin - Quirk Books

The Internet offers an unprecedented opportunity for cats to become superstar “personalities” with revenue-generating multimedia brands—but only if you know how to cash in. With How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity, readers can unlock the secrets of grooming...
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The Revolutionary Genius of Plants: A New Understanding of Plant Intelligence and Behavior

STEFANO MANCUSO - Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Do plants have intelligence? Do they have memory? Are they better problem solvers than people? The Revolutionary Genius of Plants - a fascinating, paradigm-shifting work that upends everything you thought you knew about plants - makes a compelling scientific case that these and other astonishing...
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The Reason for Flowers: Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives

Stephen L Buchmann - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Cultural history at its best—the engaging, lively, and definitive story of the beauty, sexuality, ecology, myths, lore, and economics of the worlds flowers, written by a passionately devoted author and scientist, and illustrated with his stunning photographs. Flowers, and the fruits that...
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Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters

Jason A. Ramos - William Morrow & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A rare inside look at the thrilling world of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into the most remote and rugged areas of the United States, confronting the growing threat of nature's blazes.Forest and wildland fires are growing larger, more numerous, and deadlier...
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Northwest Treasure Hunter's Gem and Mineral Guide

Kathy J Rygle - GemStone Press
Pages: 189
Format: Paperback

Updated 6th edition with new sites & museums!Learn Where & How to Dig, Pan and Mine Your Own Gems & Minerals NORTHWEST Alaska * Idaho * Iowa * Minnesota * Montana * NebraskaNorth Dakota * Oregon * South Dakota * Washington * Wyoming Whether you're digging for the first...
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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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Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness

Nathanael Johnson - Rodale, 2016.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

It all started with Nathanael Johnson's decision to teach his daughter, Josephine, the names of every tree they passed as they walked up the hill to daycare in San Francisco, CA. It was a ridiculous project, not just because she couldn't even say the word "tree" yet, but also...
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Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard: Month-by-month projects for family fun

Marcus Schneck - Cool Springs Press
Format: Print book

Make your backyard the best little wildlife sanctuary on the block. There are many ways to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard—and a lot of them work, giving us all a chance to enjoy these beautiful, coveted creatures. But have you ever tried to tempt a turtle, lure...
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Penguin the Magpie: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family

Cameron Bloom - Atria Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Penguin the Magpie is the extraordinary true story of recovery, hope, and courage as one injured bird and her human family learn to heal and celebrate life, featuring the gorgeous photography of Cameron Bloom and a captivating narrative by New York Times bestselling author...
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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals

Merlin D Tuttle - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

A lifetime of adventures with bats around the world reveals why these special and imperiled creatures should be protected rather than feared. From menacing moonshiners and armed bandits to charging elephants and man-eating tigers, Merlin Tuttle has stopped at nothing to find and protect...
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A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees

Dave Goulson - Picador, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A FACINATING TRAVEL MEMOIR THAT WILL ALTER THE WAY YOU THINK ABOUT THE BUMBLEBEEDave Goulson became obsessed with wildlife as a small boy growing up in rural Shropshire, starting with an increasingly exotic menagerie of pets. When his interest turned to the anatomical, there were even some...
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The Life of Corgnelius and Stumphrey: The Cutest Corgis in the World

Susie Brooks - Harlequin
Format: Hardcover

Corgnelius was living the good life with his owners in sunny Los Angeles—he was happy, healthy, likely the cutest corgi known to man and was the star of his own blog. Then along came Stumphrey, a corgi puppy and Corgnelius's new brother. After a short-lived rough beginning,...
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The Edge of Extinction: Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands

Jules Pretty - Comstock Publishing Associates; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In The Edge of Extinction, Jules Pretty explores life and change in a dozen environments and cultures across the world, taking us on a series of remarkable journeys through deserts, coasts, mountains, steppes, snowscapes, marshes, and farms to show that there are many different ways to live...
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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

Tom Baione - Sterling Signature; Clamshell Box with Book & Art Prints edition
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, Natural Histories allows readers a privileged glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated scientific tomes from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. Forty essays from the museum's top experts in a variety of natural science disciplines,...
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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a time of Planetary Change

Kathleen Dean Moore - Counterpoint
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise - a tide of outrage against the pillage of the planet, a tide of commitment to justice and human rights, a swelling affirmation of moral responsibility to the future and to Earth's fullness of life.

Philosopher...
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John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman

Gregory H Nobles - University of Pennsylvania Press
Pages: 330
Format: Hardcover

John James Audubon's The Birds of America stands as an unparalleled achievement in American art, a huge book that puts nature dramatically on the page. With that work, Audubon became one of the most adulated artists of his time, and America's first celebrity scientist.In this fresh...
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The Good Luck Cat: How a Cat Saved a Family, and a Family Saved a Cat

Lissa Warren - Lyons Press
Format: Hardcover

Lissa Warren’s father needed a retirement companion while his wife and daughter were at work. Enter Ting, a seven-pound Korat who changed his life, and the life of the family. All kittens are mischievous, but Ting “the cat grenade” was real trouble. She was also smart,...
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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

Pam Houston - W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us."

On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing...

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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...

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The Dressage Horse Manifesto: Training Secrets, Insight, and Revelations from 10 Dressage Horses

Yvonne Barteau - Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 188
Format: Print book

Those who work with and train horses on a regular basis are likely constantly searching for new ways to make inroads and find answers when faced with tough training or behavior problems. Grand Prix dressage rider and performer Yvonne Barteau has trained her share of horses over the years...
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Where the River Flows: Scientific Reflections on Earth's Waterways

Sean W. Fleming - Princeton University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Rivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river flood one year and then dry up the next? Where the River Flows takes you on a majestic...
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Fossils: The Key to the Past

Richard Fortey - Comstock Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

"Richard Fortey is without peer among science writers." -- Bill BrysonIn his accessible introduction to the study and meaning of fossils, the world-renowned paleontologist Richard Fortey provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of fossils and their use in reconstructing the history...
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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin - Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A lavishly illustrated celebration of each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species in all their magnificence and beguiling diversity Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination,...
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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

Jim Robbins - Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful - and surprising - ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planet

Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship to any other wild creatures. They are found virtually everywhere and we love...
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The Big Book of Nature Activities: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning

Jacob Rodenburg - New Society
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The average child can identify over one thousand corporate logos, but only ten native plants or animals - a telling indictment of our modern disconnection from nature. Soaring levels of obesity, high rates of ADHD, feelings of stress and social awkwardness, and "Nature Deficit Disorder"...
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Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

PAUL KINGSNORTH - Graywolf Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A provocative and urgent essay collection that asks how we can live with hope in "an age of ecocide"Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist -- an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that seemed hell-bent on ignoring...
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