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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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Morel Hunting: How to Find, Preserve, Care for, and Prepare the Wild Mushrooms
Morel Hunting: How to Find, Preserve, Care for, and Prepare the Wild Mushrooms

John Maybrier · Stackpole Books; Reprint edition
Pages: 116
Format: Paperback

Identifying the most popular wild mushroom and distinguishing them from false morels Color photos and full descriptions of the 5 morel types--black morels, half-cap, and gray, yellow, and big-foot--for easy identification When and where to hunt to find the most morels in season Hunting...
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Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet
Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet

John All · PublicAffairs
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

In May 2014, the mountaineer and scientist John All fell into a crevasse near Everest and took a series of videos as he struggled to climb out 70 feet of ice and snow with fifteen broken bones - including 6 cracked vertebrae, internal bleeding, a severely dislocated shoulder, and his face...
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The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea

Jack E Davis · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

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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Dog Gone: A Lost Pet's Extraordinary Journey and the Family Who Brought Him Home
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. Just like...
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The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
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 pet fish....
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