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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms

Graeme D. Ruxton · Yale University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the science behind the awe-inspiring giants of past and present The colossal plants and animals of our world - dinosaurs, whales, and even trees - are a source of unending fascination, and their sheer scale can be truly impressive. Size is integral...
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Rewild Yourself: Making Nature More Visible in our Lives

Barnes, Simon · Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

For those readers who want to get closer to the nature all around them and bring it back into focus within their lives, this book is the ideal companion.We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it. We've lost the habit of looking...
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Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames

Lara Maiklem · Liveright
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A quixotic journey through London's past, Mudlark plumbs the banks of the Thames to reveal the stories hidden behind the archaeological remnants of an ancient city.Long heralded as a city treasure herself, expert "mudlarker" Lara Maiklem is uniquely trained in the art of seeking....
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Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives―and Save Theirs

Louv, Richard · Algonquin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Richard Louv has done it again. A remarkable book that will help everyone break away from their fixed gaze at the screens that dominate our lives and remember instead that we are animals in a world of animals." - Bill McKibben, author of Falter Richard Louv's landmark...
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The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog

McIntyre, Rick · Greystone Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The astonishing true story of one of the first wolves to roam Yellowstone in more than 60 years.Book One in The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone: A Trilogy[Rick McIntyre] is first and foremost a storyteller whose encyclopedic knowledge of Yellowstone's wolf reintroduction project is unparalleled."...
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The Invention of Yesterday: A 50,000-Year History of Human Culture, Conflict, and Connection

Tamim Ansary · PublicAffairs
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping global human history that describes the separate beginnings of the world's major cultural movements--Confucianism, Islam, Judeo-Christianity and Nomadism--and the dramatic, sometimes ruinous, sometimes transformative effects of their ever closer intertwinement that is the defining...
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Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything: A Theory of Human Misunderstanding

Bobby Duffy · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A leading social researcher explains why humans so consistently misunderstand the outside world How often are women harassed? What percentage of the population are immigrants? How bad is unemployment? These questions are important, but most of us get the answers wrong. Research shows that...
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That Wild Country: An Epic Journey through the Past, Present, and Future of America's Public Lands

Mark Kenyon · Little A
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes - America's public lands.Every American is a public-land owner, inheritor to the largest public-land trust in the world. These vast...
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All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon's Perspective on Climate Change

Michael T. Klare · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

All Hell Breaking Loose is an eye-opening examination of climate change from the perspective of the U.S. military.The Pentagon, unsentimental and politically conservative, might not seem likely to be worried about climate change -- still linked, for many people, with polar bears and coral...
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Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Jessica McDiarmid · Atria Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of the astonishing and eye-opening bestsellers I'll Be Gone in the Dark and The Line Becomes a River, this stunning work of investigative journalism follows a series of unsolved disappearances and murders of Indigenous women in rural British Columbia.Along northern Canada's...
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