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National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals

Joel Sartore · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform 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,...
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Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?

Alan Weisman · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A powerful investigation into the chances for humanitys future from the author of the bestseller The World Without Us.In his bestselling book The World Without Us, Alan Weisman considered how the Earth could heal and even refill empty niches if relieved of humanitys constant pressures....
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Australian Silky Terrier Guide Australian Silky Terrier Guide Includes: Australian Silky Terrier Training, Diet, Socializing, Care, Grooming, Breeding and More

Jacob Lyman · Global Pet Care International
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

"A truly informative Guide for your Australian Silky Terrier" You will greatly benefit from this easy-to-read Guide Book which will help you along with your lovely Australian Silky Terrier. It contains a wealth of helpful and reliable information, along with detailed advice for current...
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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 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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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 Seasons Alter: How to Save Our Planet in Six Acts

Philip Kitcher · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A landmark work of environmental philosophy that seeks to transform the debate about climate change.

As the icecaps melt and the sea levels rise around the globe -- threatening human existence as we know it -- climate change has become one of the most urgent and controversial issues...

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Dog Gone: A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home

Pauls Toutonghi · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The true story of a lost dog's journey and a family's furious search to find him before it is too late.

Saturday, October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian Trail. His beloved dog - a six-year-old golden retriever mix named Gonker - bolts into the woods....

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Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

David Owen · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant, eye-opening account of where our water comes from and where it all goes

The Colorado River is a crucial resource for a surprisingly large part of the United States, and every gallon that flows down it is owned or claimed by someone. David Owen traces all that...
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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

Thomas McNamee · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Our feline companions are much-loved but often mysterious. In The Inner Life of Cats, Thomas McNamee blends scientific reportage with engaging, illustrative anecdotes about his own beloved cat, Augusta, to explore and illuminate the secrets and enigmas of her kind. As it begins, The Inner...
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