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Train Your Dog Now!: Your Instant Training Handbook, from Basic Commands to Behavior Fixes

Jennifer L Summerfield · Adams Media
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Presenting a new way to work with your dog, with simple step-by-step instructions and lists to help you teach your dog the most important and necessary skills.

Take your dog from wild to well-behaved in just a few steps!

Train Your Dog Now! takes the best dog training...
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Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters

Randall R Curren · The MIT Press
Pages: 282
Format: Hardcover

A philosopher and a scientist propose that sustainability can be understood as living well together without diminishing opportunity to live well in the future.Most people acknowledge the profound importance of sustainability, but few can define it. We are ethically bound to live sustainably...
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Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change

ANDREW REVKIN · Sterling
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Andrew Revkin, who is the senior climate reporter at ProPublica after a prize-winning 21-year stint at The New York Times, presents an intriguing illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the wondrous weather it generates. Colorful...
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Love of Country: A Journey through the Hebrides

Madeleine Bunting · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Few landscapes are as striking as that of the Hebrides, the hundreds of small islands that speckle the waters off Scotland's northwest coast. The jagged, rocky cliffs and roiling waves serve as a reminder of the islands' dramatic geological history, inspiring awe and dread in those...
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The Dogist Puppies

Elias Weiss Friedman · Artisan
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The Dogist Puppies, the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Dogist, is a beautiful, funny, and endearing look at puppies. And with their sweet faces, soft bellies, and oversized paws, the puppies in The Dogist Puppies make this book even more irresistible...
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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

David Attenborough · Quercus
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In 1954, David Attenborough, a young television presenter, was offered the opportunity of a lifetime--to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for the London Zoo's collection, and to film the expedition for the BBC for a new show called Zoo Quest.This is the story of those...
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How to Age-Proof Your Dog: The Art and Science of Successful Canine Aging

Elizabeth U Murphy · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

How to Age-Proof Your Dog: The Art and Science of Successful Canine Aging gives dog owners the information and tools they need to provide proactive and preventative health care starting early in their dog's life and continuing throughout various stages and ages. In this book, readers are instructed...
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Eisenhower's Gettysburg Farm

Michael J Birkner · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 127
Format: Paperback

The Eisenhower farm was the first and only home that Dwight Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, called their own. During Eisenhower's military career, he and Mamie lived around the world, but he always hoped to own a piece of property and leave it better than he found it. That wish led to the purchase...
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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

PETER WOHLLEBEN · Dutton
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.

In...
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Path of the Puma: The Remarkable Resilience of the Mountain Lion

JIM WILLIAMS · Patagonia
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion -- also known as a puma, a cougar, and by many other names - has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory. What makes this cat, the fourth...
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Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

LANGDON COOK · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon.

For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild - thrashing in the jaws of a hungry grizzly bear on TV, perhaps. For others, it's the catch of the day on a restaurant...
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Basic Illustrated Medicinal Plants

Jim Meuninck · Falcon Guides
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. With this guide, you'll discover how to identify medicinal plants in the contiguous United States.
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Cats on Catnip

ANDREW MARTTILA · Running Press Adult
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A humorous collection of dozens of photos of funny and adorable cats as they play with, roll in, and chow down their favorite snack of choice -- catnip. Cats love catnip. Whether it's eating it, playing with it, or rolling around in it, catnip turns our domestic feline friends into...
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Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

Erich Hoyt · Firefly Books
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

In the Encyclopedia of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, award-winning author and whale researcher Erich Hoyt takes readers into the field for an intimate encounter with some 90 species of cetaceans that make their homes in the world's oceans. Drawing on decades of firsthand experience...
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The Animals' Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age

Marc Bekoff · Beacon Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A compelling argument that the time has come to use what we know about the fascinating and diverse inner lives of other animals on their behalf

Wide-ranging studies of animal intelligence and emotions have enabled us to learn ever more about what animals think, feel, and want. However,...
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