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The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water

Gary E Machlis · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

This is a turbulent time for the conservation of America's natural and cultural heritage. From the current assaults on environmental protection to the threats of climate change, biodiversity loss, and disparity of environmental justice, the challenges facing the conservation movement...
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The Pawfect Guide to Thinking Like a Dog: 501 Tips and Techniques

Emma Milne · Thunder Bay Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Tips and techniques from animal experts help you learn your dog's language!Becoming a dog owner and caring for your new companion involves more than you think. This handy guide covers all aspects of ownership, including finding the perfect breed, the adoption process, vaccinations,...
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The Jersey Shore: The Past, Present & Future of a National Treasure

Dominick A Mazzagetti · Rutgers University Press
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

In The Jersey Shore, Dominick Mazzagetti provides a modern re-telling of the history, culture, and landscapes of this famous region, from the 1600s to the present. The Shore, from Sandy Hook to Cape May, became a national resort in the late 1800s and contributes enormously to New Jersey's...
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Glacier National Park: A Culmination of Giants

George Bristol · University of Nevada Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Bristol takes readers on a journey through the history of Glacier National Park, beginning over a billion years ago from the formation of the Belt Sea, to the present day climate-changing extinction of the very glaciers that sculpted most of the wonders of its landscapes. He delves into...
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Being with Flowers: Floral Art as Spiritual Practice - Meditations on Conscious Flower Arranging to Inspire Peace, Beauty and the Everyday Sacred

Anthony Ward · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Learn to become one with nature and create beautiful flower arrangements with Being with Flowers.Floral arrangements are so much more than a decoration. They provide a way to connect to nature and the world around us. Master floral sculptor, Anthony Ward, shows you how to work with flowers...
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The Enigma of the Owl: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin · Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A rare invitation into the mysterious lives of owls around the world, with spectacularly revealing photographs and fascinating details Perhaps no other creature has so compelling a gaze as the owl. Its unblinking stare mesmerizes; its nocturnal lifestyle suggests secrets and mystery. This...
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No Immediate Danger: Volume One of Carbon Ideologies: 1

WILLIAM T VOLLMANN · Viking
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

A timely, eye-opening book about climate change and energy generation that focuses on the consequences of nuclear power production, from award-winning author William T. VollmannIn his nonfiction, William T. Vollmann has won acclaim as a singular voice tackling some of the most important...
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Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do

Marc Bekoff · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

For all the love and attention we give dogs, much of what they do remains mysterious. Just think about different behaviors you see at a dog park: We have a good understanding of what it means when dogs wag their tails - but what about when they sniff and roll on a stinky spot? Why do they...
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Integrative Health Care for Dogs & Cats: A Guide to a Healthier Life through Nutrition, Holistic Care, and High-Tech Solutions

GARY RICHTER · Hay House, Inc.
Pages: 1
Format: Paperback

As a holistic veterinarian and scientist, Dr. Gary Richter helps dog and cat owners to navigate the thicket of treatment options and separate the fact from the fiction. He wants us to use what actually works, not just what Western science or alternative medicine say "should" work....
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Wendell Berry: Essays 1969-1990

Wendell Berry · Library of America
Pages: 842
Format: Hardcover

The first volume of the Library of America's definitive two-volume selection of the nonfiction writings of our greatest living advocate for sustainable culture.Writing with elegance and clarity, Wendell Berry is a compassionate and compelling voice for our time of political and cultural...
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The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Brantley Hargrove · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A tale of obsession and daring. A contest between humankind and nature's fiercest phenomenon. The saga of the greatest storm chaser who ever lived.At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged the American...
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The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New

ANNIE DILLARD · ECCO
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In recognition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's long and lauded career as a master essayist, a landmark collection, including her most beloved pieces and some rarely seen work, rigorously curated by the author herself."A writer who never seems tired, who has never plodded...
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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 water from...
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PIG/PORK: Archaeology, Zoology and Edibility

Pía Spry-Marqués · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Pigs unite and divide people, but why? Pig/Pork explores the love-hate relationship between humans and pigs through the lenses of archaeology, biology, history, and gastronomy, providing a close and affectionate look at the myriad causes underlying this multi-millennial bond. What is it that...
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Loyal: 38 Inspiring Tales of Bravery, Heroism, and the Devotion of Dogs

Rebecca Ascher-Walsh · National Geographic
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

This treasury features heartwarming photographs and touching stories of dedicated working dogs who have gone above and beyond the call of duty and proven themselves as true heroes.This special collection of dog stories and photographs features four-legged heroes who have worked side by side...
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