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White Man's Game: Saving Animals, Rebuilding Eden, and Other Myths of Conservation in Africa

Stephanie Hanes · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A probing examination of Western conservation efforts in Africa, where our feel-good stories belie a troubling realityThe stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was nearly destroyed by decades of civil war. It looked like a perfect place for Western...
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

Marc Goldberg · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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Wonderlandscape: Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon

JOHN CLAYTON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An evocative blend of history and nature writing that tells the story of Yellowstone's evolving significance in American culture through the stories of ten iconic figures. Yellowstone is America's premier national park. Today is often a byword for conservation, natural beauty,...
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Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans

WJohn Kress · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Explores the causes and implications of the Anthropocene, or Age of Humans, from multiple points of view including anthropological, scientific, social, artistic, and economic.Although we arrived only recently in Earth's timeline, humans are driving major changes to the planet's...
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Floating: A Life Regained

JOE MINIHANE · The Overlook Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The thrillingly triumphant memoir of one man's self discovery and mastery of anxiety through wild swimmingJournalist Joe Minihane became obsessed with wild swimming and its restorative qualities, and developed his new-found passion by following the example of naturalist Roger Deakin...
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Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats

Richard H Pitcairn · Rodale
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

For more than 30 years, Dr. Pitcairn's Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats has been the go-to resource for health-conscious animal lovers. This fourth edition is updated with the latest information in natural pet health, including groundbreaking research on the benefits...
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Rants from the Hill: On Packrats, Bobcats, Wildfires, Curmudgeons, a Drunken Mary Kay Lady, and Other Encounters with the Wild in the High Desert

MICHAEL P BRANCH · Roost Books
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

"If Thoreau drank more whiskey and lived in the desert, he'd write like this." - High Country News Welcome to the land of wildfire, hypothermia, desiccation, and rattlers. The stark and inhospitable high-elevation landscape of Nevada's Great Basin Desert may not be an obvious...
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Temple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals: Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm

Temple Grandin · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback

Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin's fascinating explanations of how herd animals think - describing their senses, fears, instincts,...
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Raised by Animals: The Surprising New Science of Animal Family Dynamics

Jennifer L Verdolin · Experiment Llc
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

When it comes to family matters, do humans know best? Leading animal behaviorist Dr. Jennifer Verdolin argues otherwise in this eye-opening book. Welcome to the wild world of raising a family in the animal kingdom . . . sometimes shocking, often ingenious! Every species can surprise us: Chimps...
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Curious Encounters with the Natural World: From Grumpy Spiders to Hidden Tigers

Michael R Jeffords · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Michael R. Jeffords and Susan L. Post have circled the globe--and explored their neighborhood--collecting images of the natural world. This book opens their personal cabinet of curiosities to tell the stories of the pair's most unusual encounters. From the "necking" battles...
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