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BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show

Ellen Blackstone · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

One hundred entertaining and informative essays from the popular public radio feature program, BirdNote, accompanied by original illustrations throughout--an illuminating volume for bird and nature lovers across North America.Here are the best stories about our avian friends from the public...
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The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Nature

Clemens G Arvay · Sounds True
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Did you know that spending time in a forest activates the vagus nerve, which is responsible for inducing calm and regeneration? Or that spending just one single day in a wooded area increases the number of natural killer cells in the blood by almost 40 percent on average?We've all had an intuitive...
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Fisherman's Blues: A West African Community at Sea

Anna Badkhen · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An intimate account of life in a West African fishing village, tugged by currents ancient and modern, and dependent on an ocean that is being radically transformed.The sea is broken, fishermen say. The sea is empty. The genii have taken the fish elsewhere.For centuries, fishermen have launched...
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Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey

STEPHEN KUUSISTO · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.At the age of thirty-eight, Stephen Kuusisto - who has managed his whole life without...
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