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A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees
A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees
by Dave Goulson
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FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GREAT NATURE WRITERS SUCH AS E.O. WILSON AND CHARMING MEMOIRS LIKE GERALD DURRELL'S MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS, THIS FASCINATING BOOK WILL ALTER THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT BUMBLEBEES. Dave Goulson became obsessed with wildlife... (read more)

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Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
by Brian Walker and David Salt
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andquot;...a clear, readable, non-academic explanation of the difference between an optimization mindset and a resilience mindset.andquot;... (read more)

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Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
by David Abram
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In Becoming Animal, Abram suggests that our disconnection from the natural world is what enables us to damage it. To re-engage our "animal" senses is to make even a walk in the park an exquisite sensory experience, and to fully inhabit our bodies is to... (read more)

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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration
The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration
by Bernd Heinrich
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andldquo;A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history.andrdquo; andmdash; Kirkus Reviews and#160; Every year, many species make the journey from one place... (read more)

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The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
by David George Haskell
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A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest. In this wholly original book, biologist David Haskell uses a one- square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it... (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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The Blue Bear: A True Story of Friendship and Discovery in the Alaskan Wild
The Blue Bear: A True Story of Friendship and Discovery in the Alaskan Wild
by Lynn Schooler
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“[Schoolers] prose is pure cinematography, with Alaska made a character in the story.” Seattle... (read more)

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Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times
Gardening When It Counts: Growing Food in Hard Times
by Steve Solomon
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Discover forgotten low-input food gardening methods for surviving uncertain times ahead.... (read more)

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Wild Delicate Seconds: 29 Wildlife Encounters
Wild Delicate Seconds: 29 Wildlife Encounters
by Charles Finn
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In Wild Delicate Seconds, Charles Finn captures twenty-nine chance encounters with the everyday — and not so everyday — animals, birds, and insects of North America. There are no maulings or fantastic escapes in Finn's narratives — only... (read more)

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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story about Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
by Jon Mooallem
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Field notes from an age of extinction, tracking the ever-shifting meaning of Americas animals throughout history to understand the current moment. Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's world overflow with animals — butterfly... (read more)

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A Naturalist's Guide to Canyon Country (Naturalist's Guide)
A Naturalist's Guide to Canyon Country (Naturalist's Guide)
by David B. Williams
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Published in cooperation with Canyonlands Natural History Association, this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated trailside reference describes more than 270 plants and animals plus geology of an area that includes nine national parks and monuments... (read more)

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Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature
by David Quammen
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Lively writing about science and nature depends less on the offering of good answers, I think, than on the offering of good questions, said David Quammen in the original introduction to Natural Acts. For more than two decades, he has stuck to that credo.... (read more)

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Hoagland on Nature: Essays
Hoagland on Nature: Essays
by Edward Hoagland
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"One of the best celebrants of the natural world." --The Atlantic... (read more)

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Forest Resource Policy
Forest Resource Policy
by Frederick W. Cubbage and Jay O'Laughlin and Charles S. Bullock III
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Textbook presents a pragmatic synthesis of policy analysis, civics, and forest resource programs that will help resource professionals understand the pervasive influence of politics on forest resource management policy. It carefully examines how... (read more)

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Of Wolves and Men
Of Wolves and Men
by Barry Lopez
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Originally published in 1978, this special twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of the National Book Award finalist includes an entirely new afterword in which the author considers the current state of knowledge about wolves and recent efforts to reintroduce... (read more)

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Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide
Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide
by Juliana Birnbaum Fox
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Urban gardeners. Native seed-saving collectives. Ecovillage developments. What is the connection between these seemingly disparate groups? The ecological design system of permaculture is the common thread that weaves them into a powerful, potentially... (read more)

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Experimenting on a Small Planet: A Scholarly Entertainment
Experimenting on a Small Planet: A Scholarly Entertainment
by William W. Hay, Jr
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This book is an introduction to climate science and global change. It includes the scientific background in physics, chemistry and biology. The science chapters are interleaved with biographical material including personal reminiscences. The science... (read more)

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The Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered
The Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered
by Michele Raffin
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“A DELIGHTFUL ACCOUNT. It's appeal is ageless, Raffin's descriptions are riveting, and her devotion to the birds is remarkable.” —Joanna Burger, author of The Parrot Who Owns Me “A fascinating and rarely seen glimpse... (read more)

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The Beekeeper's Handbook
The Beekeeper's Handbook
by Diana Sammataro
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The fourth edition of this comprehensive beekeeper's handbook provides new and updated information throughout including new information on important contemporary issues such as Colony Collapse Disorder, Africanized honey bees and bee mite control... (read more)

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Flamingo (Reaktion Books - Animal)
Flamingo (Reaktion Books - Animal)
by Caitlin R. Kight
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With their distinctive pink coloring and one-legged stance, flamingos are easily the most recognizable bird in the world. Most of us don't know, however, that there are actually six different species of flamingo, each differing in size and hueand#150;and#... (read more)

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