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Shark Attacks: Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear

Blake Chapman · CSIRO Publishing
Pages: 281
Format: Paperback

Humans spend more time in or on the water than ever before. We love the beach, but for many people, getting in the water provokes a moment s hesitation. Shark attacks are big news events, and although the risk of shark attack on humans is incredibly low, the fact remains that human lives...
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The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife

LUCY COOKE · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Mary Roach meets Sam Kean and Bill Bryson in this uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal worldHumans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got a long way to go. Whether we're...
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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

Ian Fraser · CSIRO Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Everywhere we go there are birds, and they all have mysteries to be unravelled. These mysteries include the way they look, from bizarre to apparently mundane, why they live where they live, and the things they do, many of which are far too incredible ever to be imagined as fiction. Birds...
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The New Rules of the Roost: Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock

ROBERT LITT · Timber Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

New from Robert and Hannah Litt - the owners of the Urban Farm Store and the authors of the bestselling A Chicken in Every Yard - comes a hardworking guide to backyard chicken keeping that goes beyond the basics. The New Rules of the Roost addresses the read problems that crop up when keeping...
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The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and a Healthier Planet

Paul Greenberg · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

By the bestselling author of Four Fish and American Catch, an eye-opening investigation of the history, science, and business behind omega-3 fatty acids, the "miracle compound" whose story is intertwined with human health and the future of our planetOmega-3 fatty acids have long...
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Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

Ben Goldfarb · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America's lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers...
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Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees, 2nd Edition: Honey Production, Pollination, Health

Malcolm T Sanford · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This trusted handbook is a must-have for novice and seasoned beekeepers alike. Now totally redesigned and featuring color photos and graphics, the second edition also includes up-to-date information on honey bee health. The go-to reference presents comprehensive yet accessible information...
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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 5th Edition: Breeds, Care, Housing

Bob Bennett · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

The fifth edition of this best-selling handbook features the same detailed approach that has made it the trusted source for raising healthy, productive rabbits - plus a total redesign with color photos and graphics. Whether you're interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur,...
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The Disaster Survival Guide: How to Prepare For and Survive Floods, Fires, Earthquakes and More

Marie D Jones · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Floods. Wildfires. Earthquakes. Epidemics. Droughts. Landslides. Trillions of dollars in damages. Billions of people affected. Terrorist attacks. Gas explosions. Bridge collapses. Car, train, and plane crashes. These sudden and unexpected events make it feel as if chaos...
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The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West

JOHN F ROSS · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A timely, thrilling account of a man who, as an explorer, dared to lead the first successful expedition down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon--and, as an American visionary, waged a bitterly-contested campaign for environmental sustainability in the American West.When John Wesley Powell...
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