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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

SY MONTGOMERY · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals - her friends - who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.Understanding someone who belongs to another species...
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Minibeasts: True rulers of our world and the key to our survival

Alan Henderson · Exisle Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This stunning insight into the micro world of the minibeasts reveals the critical roles these true rulers of our world play in our future survival. Simply put, without the invertebrates (insects) and other tiny critters, humans would not survive. While outlining the importance of the minibeast...
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End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals

RDE MacPhee · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating lives and puzzling demise of some of the largest animals on earth.Until a few thousand years ago, creatures that could have been from a sci-fi thriller -- including gorilla-sized lemurs, 500-pound birds, and crocodiles that weighed a ton or more -- roamed the earth. These...
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Dreaming in Turtle: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures

Peter Laufer · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration into the world of turtles across the globe; Laufer charts the lore, love, and peril to a beloved species.Dreaming in Turtle is a compelling story of a stalwart animal prized from prehistory through to today -- an animal threatened by human greed, pragmatism, and rationalization....
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In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World

Lauren E. Oakes · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The surprisingly hopeful story of one woman's search for resiliency in a warming worldSeveral years ago, ecologist Lauren E. Oakes set out from California for Alaska's old-growth forests to hunt for a dying tree: the yellow-cedar. With climate change as the culprit, the death of this...
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