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Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
Beg: A Radical New Way of Regarding Animals
by Rory Freedman
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Rory Freedman, the co-author of the New York Times mega-seller Skinny Bitch, returns with an unapologetically sappy “ode” to how animals can enrich our lives, as well as a no holds-barred treatise on how we can better protect them. With the... (read more)

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Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
by Janine M Benyus
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This profound and accessible book details how science is studying natures best ideas to solve our toughest 21st-century problems. If chaos theory transformed our view of the universe, biomimicry is transforming our life on Earth. Biomimicry is innovation... (read more)

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Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals
Animals Make Us Human: Creating the Best Life for Animals
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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How can we give animals the best life — for them? What does an animal need to be happy? In her groundbreaking, best-selling book Animals in Translation, Temple Grandin drew on her own experience with autism as well as her experience as an animal... (read more)

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Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
by Rebecca Lerner
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In this engaging and eye-opening read, forager-journalist Becky Lerner sets out on a quest to find her inner hunter-gatherer in the city of Portland, Oregon. After a disheartening week trying to live off wild plants from the streets and parks near... (read more)

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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
by John Vaughan
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A true cornucopia, The New Oxford Book of Food Plants overflows with information and is packed with beautiful, hand-painted illustrations of the worlds food plants. In an oversized format with alternating full-page color plates, readers will find a feast... (read more)

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Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
by Hali Felt
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“Deftly balances the scientific and poetic.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune “Soundings is an eloquent testament both to Tharps importance and to Felts powers of imagination.”—The New York Times Book Review Before... (read more)

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Behavior of North American Mammals (Peterson Reference Guides)
Behavior of North American Mammals (Peterson Reference Guides)
by Mark Elbroch and Kurt Rinehart
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A reference guide to the behavior of North American mammals.... (read more)

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Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves
by George M Church
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Imagine a future in which human beings have become immune to all viruses, in which bacteria can custom-produce everyday items, like a drinking cup, or generate enough electricity to end oil dependency. Building a house would entail no more work than... (read more)

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How Animals Talk
How Animals Talk
by William Long
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A flock of geese carries out a "wing drill" with remarkable precision. A mother wolf directs her offspring without uttering a cry or a growl. A threatened whale warns other herds of impending danger—even though they're miles away. How do birds... (read more)

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Amazing Animals of Oregon: Incredible True Stories (Amazing Animals)
Amazing Animals of Oregon: Incredible True Stories (Amazing Animals)
by Gayle C Shirley
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Think all animals are created equal? Think again! Amazing Animals of Oregon features eight true tales about Oregon's most unforgettable animals, past and present, including a cross-country canine, outlaw grizzly, clever cat, and premier pachyderm. Look... (read more)

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Wonders of the Indian Wilderness
Wonders of the Indian Wilderness
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"With gorgeous photography and welcoming but precise text, this thorough exploration of India's ecosystems is an endlessly satisfying volume. A physician who has spent almost 50 years exploring and photographing wild India, Bharucha is also the founder... (read more)

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Venomous Snakes (Wild Guides)
Venomous Snakes (Wild Guides)
by Cynthia Berger
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Feared and reviled by many, venomous snakes are woefully misunderstood. This illustrated guide to 20 North American species clears up many of the misconceptions about the animals and offers a glimpse into their extraordinary lives. Covering everything... (read more)

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Through a Window
Through a Window
by Jane Goodall
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Through a Window is the dramatic saga of thirty years in the life of a community, of birth and death, sex and love, power and war. It reads like a novel, but it is one of the most important scientific works ever published. The community is Gombe, on the... (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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Revered in Indian religion and culture, coveted for its ivory tusks, the majestic Asian elephant has captured the fascination of humans for more than four thousand years. In an effort to shed light on this regal animal and its unique relationship with... (read more)

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Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day
Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day
by Diane Ackerman
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In an eye-opening sequence of personal meditations through the cycle of seasons, Diane Ackerman awakens us to the world at dawn — drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and... (read more)

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Eaten by a Giant Clam: Great Adventures in Natural Science
Eaten by a Giant Clam: Great Adventures in Natural Science
by Joseph Cummins
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The inspiring exploration stories of natural scientists in the field from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries The history of natural science is often a case of truth being stranger than fiction, as is evidenced by these 22 rollicking tales... (read more)

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The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
by Bernie Krause
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Bernie Krause is one of the world's experts in natural sound, and here we listen through Krause's ears as he collects the sounds of purring jaguars, snapping shrimp, cracking glaciers--and the roar of the wild. It is an intensely personal narrative of... (read more)

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The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level
The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level
by Jessica Wapner
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One of Publishers Weekly's Top Ten Spring 2013 Science Books Philadelphia, 1959: A scientist scrutinizing a single human cell under a microscope detects a missing piece of DNA. That scientist, David Hungerford, had no way of knowing that he had stumbled... (read more)

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Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
Shells: The Photographic Recognition Guide to Seashells of the World (Smithsonian Handbooks)
by S Peter Dance
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Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy... (read more)

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Virolution: The Most Important Evolutionary Book Since Dawkins' Selfish Gene
Virolution: The Most Important Evolutionary Book Since Dawkins' Selfish Gene
by Frank Ryan
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From an acclaimed scientific thinker and writer comes the most exciting advance in evolution since Dawkins' The Selfish Gene—how the extraordinary role of viruses in evolution is revolutionizing biology and medicine Combining Darwin, the double... (read more)

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