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Mycelium Running
Mycelium Running
by Paul Stamets
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More mushrooms, less pollution! Yes, you heard right: growing more mushrooms may be the best thing we can do to save the environment and mushroom expert Paul Stamets explains how in MYCELIUM RUNNING, a groundbreaking manual for saving the world through... (read more)

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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
by Edward O Wilson
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One of the worlds most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining... (read more)

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ZooBorns Cats!: The Newest, Cutest Kittens and Cubs from the World's Zoos
ZooBorns Cats!: The Newest, Cutest Kittens and Cubs from the World's Zoos
by Andrew Bleiman
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ZooBorns showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. With interesting animal facts and background stories on the featured babies, ZooBorns illustrates the connections between zoo births and... (read more)

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Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird
by Tim Birkhead
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What is going on inside the head of a nightingale as it sings, and how does its brain improvise? How do desert birds detect rain hundreds of kilometers away? How do birds navigate by using an innate magnetic compass? Tracing the history of how our... (read more)

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Nature's Compass: The Mystery of Animal Navigation (Science Essentials)
Nature's Compass: The Mystery of Animal Navigation (Science Essentials)
by James L Gould
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"Nature's Compass is a captivating introduction to animal navigation. It draws readers into a world in which myriad creatures outperform humans in every way possible. Enlightening and thought-provoking, this book is a comprehensive exploration of the... (read more)

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Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
by Bernd Heinrich
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“Bernd Heinrich is one of the finest naturalists of our time. Life Everlasting shines with the authenticity and originality that are unique to a life devoted to natural history in the field.”—Edward O. Wilson, author of The Future of... (read more)

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Bear Country: North America's Grizzly, Black and Polar Bears
Bear Country: North America's Grizzly, Black and Polar Bears
by Steven Kazlowski
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An alluring visual romp across North America, visiting with our much loved and feared iconic wild animal Stunning gift book featuring 125 full-color photographs of bears Author Steven Kazlowski is known as the polar bear photographer Beautiful, strong... (read more)

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Silent Spring
Silent Spring
by Rachel Carson
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Silent Spring changed the way we thought about the environment and shaped today's environmental movement, calling us to action to protect our surroundings before we destroyed them. Today our impact on the environment is more harmful than ever, and Carson'... (read more)

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Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England
by William Cronon
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"Changes in the Land exemplifies, and realizes, the promise of ecological history with stunning effect. Setting his sights squarely on the well-worn terrain of colonial New England, [Cronon] fashions a story that is fresh, ingenious, compelling and... (read more)

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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
by Ronald B Tobias
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In the two hundred years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've contributed to the national discourse on civil rights, immigration, politics... (read more)

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Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
by Jane Goodall
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and#8220;Astonishing . . . Moving.and#8221; and#8212;People and#8220;The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary is an unflinching, visceral look at the emotional and physical damageand#8212;actual, real damage done to specific, individual apesand#8212;in some of... (read more)

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Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales
Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales
by Linda Lombardi
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There's a lot that animals don't want you to know, and the better their public image, the worse their secrets are: gang-rapist dolphins; lazy, infanticidal lions; and, of course, our own dogs, who eat our money, set our houses on fire, and in more than... (read more)

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Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They Are Committed to Saving
Wildlife Heroes: 40 Leading Conservationists and the Animals They Are Committed to Saving
by Julie Scardina
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With one-third of known species being threatened with extinction, wildlife conservationists are some of the most important heroes on the planet, and Wildlife Heroes profiles the work of 40 of the leading conservationists and the animals and causes they... (read more)

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Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows
Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows
by Zac Unger
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“I like to go out for walks, but it’s a little awkward to push the baby stroller and carry a shotgun at the same time.”—housewife from Churchill, Manitoba Yes, welcome to Churchill, Manitoba. Year-round human population: 943.... (read more)

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Wild Guide: Bats
Wild Guide: Bats
by Peter Aleshire
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Fascinating information about how bats fly, what they eat, and where they live Includes detailed species accounts for 20 species of North American bats Discusses the relationship between bats and humans, including diseases carried by bats and how humans... (read more)

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Wonders of the Indian Wilderness
Wonders of the Indian Wilderness
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The veneration of nature has always been an integral part of Indian culture, but the countrys wilderness is rapidly disappearing and only small fragments of it now remain. In the face of this ecological threat, Wonders of the Indian Wilderness provides a... (read more)

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Through a Window
Through a Window
by Jane Goodall
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"Both humbling and an exalting book, the result of thirty years of voyeurism that ranks with the great scientific achievements of the twentieth century." The Washington Post "Jane Goodall's work with chimpanzees represents one of the Western world's... (read more)

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Elephas Maximus: A Portrait of the Indian Elephant
Elephas Maximus: A Portrait of the Indian Elephant
by Stephen Alter
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"Entertaining and informative. Lyrical descriptions... An elegant paean to the Indian elephant and a wake-up call for its protection." Library... (read more)

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Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise
Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise
by David Rothenberg
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In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their seventeen-year cycle — the longest gestation period of any animal. Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to... (read more)

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A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard
A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard
by John Hanson Mitchell
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"If there is grass and a few scraggling trees, there will be wildlife," suggests John Hanson Mitchell, an internationally recognized naturalist and advocate for tuning your senses to the wonders of your environment. Whether your yard consists of a small... (read more)

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