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The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder
The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Richard Louv
Staff Pick
The Nature Principle will likely bring out a bit of your inner hippie. You'll want to step outside, close your eyes, and listen to the wind, just for a minute, before embarking on a mission to reinvent how, when, and how often you and yours interact with... (read more)

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The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
by Craig Childs
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Animal Dialogues is one of the best collections of nature writing I've read in years, which puts Craig Childs in the company of giants: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. I found myself wondering how Childs... (read more)

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On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon's Perilous Peak
by Jon Bell
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Some 50 miles southeast of Portland lies the highest peak in the state of Oregon: Mount Hood, a 700,000-year-old stratovolcano. The fourth tallest in the Cascade range (around 11,240 feet high), Mount Hood is currently rated fourth by the U.S. Geological... (read more)

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The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
by Craig Childs
Staff Pick
Animal Dialogues is one of the best collections of nature writing I've read in years, which puts Craig Childs in the company of giants: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. I found myself wondering how Childs... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Plants
The Secret Life of Plants
by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
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I can't believe I hadn't heard about this book before I found it on the shelf. Published in the 1970s, it explores the relationship between humans and plant life. Numerous scientific studies with lie detector tests, electrodes, and other '70s high-tech... (read more)

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My Family and Other Animals
My Family and Other Animals
by Gerald Durrell
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This autobiographical work takes place on the island of Corfu when Durrell was a boy. He was pretty much a wild English boy who ended up with a lot of time on his hands, a lot of rugged land to explore, and as a result, a lot of critter friends the likes... (read more)

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The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms
by Amy Stewart
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A blind, lungless little plow that sifts our soil a teaspoon at a time is responsible for engineering our entire ecosystem. Amy Stewart has uncovered the earthworm's purposeful cycle into a delightful read that also serves as a reminder to savor our... (read more)

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The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
by Susan Casey
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It has long been asserted that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do the vast seascapes that cover some 70 percent of our planet. Susan Casey's seductive book, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, goes a... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America
by Hannah Nordhaus
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Consider the bee, which produces 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey over a lifetime of hundreds of trips to flowers. This intrepid insect is not just industrious, it's a touchstone for ecology today. Subject to threats ranging from monoculture to pesticides... (read more)

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The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life
The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life
by Alan de Queiroz
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Could a frog hitch a ride on some debris and float to another continent? Could a monkey cross the Atlantic unassisted? Biologist Alan de Queiroz presents a provocative investigation of the ways in which species may have dispersed throughout the world via... (read more)

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The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease (Vintage)
The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease (Vintage)
by Daniel Lieberman
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An epic journey through our biological history and the forces that have shaped the evolving human body over millions of years, this is science writing at its finest.... (read more)

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Sky Time in Gray's River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place
Sky Time in Gray's River: Living for Keeps in a Forgotten Place
by Robert Michael Pyle
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Pyle beautifully and poetically captures both time and place in this collection of essays. Village life and nature entwine in Gray's River, a tiny hamlet in rural southwest Washington, as Pyle meditates on the cycles of human, flora, and fauna. At once... (read more)

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The Sibley Guide to Trees
The Sibley Guide to Trees
by David Allen Sibley
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In his new book, David Allen Sibley shifts his focus from birds to trees, including gorgeous illustrations and fascinating information. The Sibley Guide to Trees will dramatically change the way you look at your backyard, your neighborhood, and the... (read more)

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The Greatest Show on Earth 1st Edition
The Greatest Show on Earth 1st Edition
by Richard Dawkins
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Just when you were almost out of topics to argue about, here comes Richard Dawkins with another defense of evolution. But hang on — The Greatest Show on Earth isn't some enraged polemic, but a well-reasoned, intriguing counter-attack on Intelligent... (read more)

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Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Western Region
Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Western Region
by Donald Stokes
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Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds is by far the best bird guide on the market. It is straightforwardly organized by plumage color with color tab indexes for quickly finding the bird at your feeder. The large-full color photographs of the male and female... (read more)

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Life: Extraordinary Animals, Extreme Behaviour
Life: Extraordinary Animals, Extreme Behaviour
by Martha Holmes and Michael Gunton and Rupert Barrington
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Filled with quirky details and stunning nature photography, Life: Extraordinary Animals, Extreme Behaviour is like Wild Kingdom on steroids. Fish climbing a waterfall? You'll find them in here. Ants with eye stalks? Monkeys that use stone tools? They're... (read more)

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Blue Bear a True Story of Friendship Tragedy & Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness
Blue Bear a True Story of Friendship Tragedy & Survival in the Alaskan Wilderness
by Lynn Schooler
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Nature writing at its best. Lynn Schooler, an Alaskan nature guide and photographer, tells the story of his friendship with renowned Japanese photographer Michio Hoshino. This friendship and their quest to photograph the almost mythical blue bear... (read more)

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
by Tim Flannery
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Not only is paleontologist Flannery's urgent call to arms about global climate change fascinating and terrifying, it is also the most accessible book on the topic around. Flannery writes beautifully, clearly examining every angle of the debate... (read more)

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Green Barbarians: Live Bravely on Your Home Planet
Green Barbarians: Live Bravely on Your Home Planet
by Ellen Sandbeck
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Ellen Sandbeck, author of Eat More Dirt and Green Housekeeping, brings us a thorough guide to living more healthfully with less stress, less money, and less impact on our planet. Green Barbarians is an amusing and refreshing handbook that includes... (read more)

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Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
by Amy Stewart
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It's not easy being green. Mostly, everything else eats you. But some plants fight back with thorns and poisons. Some plants are: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart.... (read more)

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