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America's Other Audubon
America's Other Audubon
by Joy Kiser
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America's Other Audubon chronicles the story of Genevieve Jones, her family, and the making of an extraordinary nineteenth-century book, Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio. At the age of twenty-nine, Genevieve Jones, an amateur... (read more)

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Plankton: Wonders of the Drifting World
Plankton: Wonders of the Drifting World
by Christian Sardet
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Ask anyone to picture a bird or a fish and a series of clear images will immediately come to mind. Ask the same person to picture plankton and most would have a hard time conjuring anything beyond a vague squiggle or a greyish fleck. This book will... (read more)

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The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss
The Deep: The Extraordinary Creatures of the Abyss
by Claire Nouvian
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The Deep is one of the most beautiful and bizarre books I've ever seen. You will not be able to put it down, and none of your friends will be able to resist picking it up.... (read more)

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Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
by Peter Menzel
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The age-old practice of sitting down to a family meal is undergoing unprecedented change as rising world affluence and trade, along with the spread of global food conglomerates, transform eating habits worldwide. HUNGRY PLANET profiles 30 families from... (read more)

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Biophilia
Biophilia
by Christopher Marley
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Christopher Marleyandrsquo;s art expresses his passionate engagement with the beautiful forms of nature. Beginning with insects and moving on to aquatic life, reptiles, birds, plants, and minerals, Marley has used his skills as a designer, conservator... (read more)

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Untamed
Untamed
by Steve Bloom
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Egyptand#8217;s landscape, from sand-swept desert ruins to the brilliant water of the Red Sea to the vibrant city of Cairo, is as legendary as its mythical history. Home to hieroglyphs, pharaohs, and the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egyptand#8217;s rich... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Birds 2ND Edition
Encyclopedia of Birds 2ND Edition
by Joseph Forshaw
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This new edition presents an up-to-date survey of the natural history of birds. It features new conservation on each order of birds, highlighting the three levels of threatcritically endangered, endangered, and vulnerable. Statistics regarding the... (read more)

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South Sea Islands: A Natural History
South Sea Islands: A Natural History
by Rod Morris
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Nature documentarians Morris and Balance unsystematically describe interesting facts about the natural history of 14 islands or island groups in the South Sea, such as the mystery of the origins of the Fijian iguanas and the wide range of niches... (read more)

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Witness: Endangered Species of North America
Witness: Endangered Species of North America
by Susan Middleton
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This eloquent and stirring book of photographs is an oasis for anyone who cares deeply about nature. The animals leap out of their two-dimensional frames; they are radiant with life. Diane... (read more)

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Shells
Shells
by Philippe Bouchet
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More than just an appreciation of shells, this book captures all the artistry of theundersea world. Prized since ancient times for their beauty, shells appear in Mexicantemple art, on Greek and Roman vases, in Renaissance paintings and... (read more)

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Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life
Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, the Backbone of Life
by Susan Middleton
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In Spineless, acclaimed photographer Susan Middleton explores the mysterious and surprising world of marine invertebrates, which represent more than 98 percent of the known animal species in the ocean. They are also astonishingly diverse in their shapes,... (read more)

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Sharks
Sharks
by John Stevens
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Three hundred spectacular photographs accompany chapters on shark types and distribution, biology and behavior, ecology and conservation, encounters with sharks, the role of sharks in the marine environment, shark attack prevention, and shark lore... (read more)

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Elephant
Elephant
by Steve Bloom
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From Babar to Dumbo, the elephant has long fascinated children as well as their parents. Here, eighty stunning photographs encompass every aspect of the elephant's life and world: elephants big and small, African and Asian, in the wild and domesticated... (read more)

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North America: A World in One Continent
North America: A World in One Continent
by Huw Cordey
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The North American continent stretches over 9.5 million square miles, and is home to more than 500 million people, who share it with hundreds of thousands of species of mammals, birds, insects, and plants—many of them extraordinary, unforgettable... (read more)

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Audubon: Early Drawings
Audubon: Early Drawings
by John James Audubon
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2008 Printing Industries of New England Pinnacle... (read more)

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The Sea: A Photographic Celebration of the First Wonder of the World
The Sea: A Photographic Celebration of the First Wonder of the World
by Bluegreen Pictures
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"It is no coincidence that so many of the worlds creation myths involve water. Out of this apparent void, all else is born. Not surprising, then, that the sea holds such a primeval fascination." —from the introduction to The Sea The sea is the... (read more)

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Blue Planet Run: The Race to Provide Safe Drinking Water to the World
Blue Planet Run: The Race to Provide Safe Drinking Water to the World
by Rick Smolan
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Blue Planet Run provides readers with an extraordinary look at the water problems facing humanity and some of the hopeful solutions being pursued by large and small companies, but entrepreneurs and activists, and by nongovernmental organizations and... (read more)

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Man and Sea
Man and Sea
by Yann Arthus Bertrand
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From the world-renowned photographer of the bestselling Earth from Above for Young Readers comes a new look at the world on a grand scale.and#160;The long-term consequences and the personal stories of people around the world and#147;going greenand#8221... (read more)

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Frog the Amphibian World Revealed
Frog the Amphibian World Revealed
by Thomas Marent
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Featuring more than 400 photographs taken on locations around the globe, showing amphibians in their natural habitats, and including personal stories from the photographer, Frog is a celebration of the fascinating range of the planet's frogs and toads... (read more)

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Welfare Ranching: The Subsidized Destruction of the American West
Welfare Ranching: The Subsidized Destruction of the American West
by George Wuerthner
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Cattle and sheep ranching on 3 million acres of public land out West take a beating with this huge club of a book (12x13) designed for a cattleman-size coffee table or a library map-table. Wuerthner, a jack-of-many-trades environmentalist, writes... (read more)

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