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The Great Lakes Water Wars

Peter Annin · Island Press
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

The Great Lakes are the largest system of freshwater lakes in the world and America's greatest freshwater resource. For over a century they have been the target of controversial diversion schemes designed to sell, send, or ship water to thirsty communities, sometimes far from the source....
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The Lost Words

ROBERT MACFARLANE · Anansi International
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful illustrated book for readers young and old. All over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural world -- Dandelion,...
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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum's Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict on human societies in this fascinating examination of one of nature's most...
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The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

Christopher Skaife · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The first behind-the-scenes account of life with the legendary ravens at the world's eeriest monumentThe ravens at the Tower of London are of mighty importance: rumor has it that if a raven from the Tower should ever leave, the city will fall. The title of Ravenmaster, therefore, is a serious...
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How to Stay Alive: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation

Bear Grylls · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

In the spirit of the multi-million copy bestselling SAS Survival Handbook comes the ultimate survival guide for the 21st century, from world-famous adventurer and former SAS soldier Bear Grylls.For more than a decade, Bear Grylls has introduced TV viewers to the most dramatic wilderness...
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Ghost Riders: When US and German Soldiers Fought Together to Save the World's Most Beautiful Horses in the Last Days of World War II

Mark Felton · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing story of American GIs joining forces with German soldiers in the closing days of World War II to save the world's finest horsesAs the Red Army closes in on the Third Reich, a German colonel sends an American intelligence officer an unusual report about a POW camp soon...
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Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays

CANDACE SAVAGE · Greystone Books
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

Internationally celebrated nature writer Candace Savage presents the Corvid family - surprisingly bright, brassy, and colorful birds - in a remarkable collection of full-color, close-up photographs by some of the world's best wildlife photographers.Birds have long been viewed as the archetypal...
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Illumination in the Flatwoods: A Season Living Among the Wild Turkey

JOE HUTTO · Lyons Press
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

When Joe Hutto began his experiment in imprinting two dozen wild turkey - in the tradition of the great animal behaviorist, Konrad Lorenz - he had no idea that it would change his life. Told with skill and humor, and vibrating with the natural wonders of the Florida flatwoods, Illumination...
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A Song for the River

Philip Connors · Cinco Puntos Press
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

From one of the last working fire lookouts comes this sequel to the award-winning Fire Season -- a story of calamity and resilience in the world's first Wilderness.A dozen years into his dream job keeping watch over the Gila National Forest of New Mexico, Philip Connors bore witness...
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When the Last Lion Roars: The Rise and Fall of the King of the Beasts

Sara Evans · Bloomsbury Wildlife
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The 2015 killing of a much-loved lion called Cecil by an American big-game hunter in Zimbabwe sparked international outrage. It also drew world attention to shrinking numbers of the 'king of the beasts' and and the facts that humans continue to hunt them for sport. There are no lions...
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