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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 Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith H
The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith H
by Eliot Wigginton
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The New Western Garden Book: The Ultimate Gardening Guide (Sunset Western Garden Book)
The New Western Garden Book: The Ultimate Gardening Guide (Sunset Western Garden Book)
by Sunset Magazine and Kathleen Norris Brenzel
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As surely as gardens change with the seasons, gardening is ever changing. New plants, techniques, materials, and lifestyles are constantly broadening the choices you have and reshaping the way you garden in the West. In response to this natural evolution,... (read more)

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Foxfire #02: Foxfire 2
Foxfire #02: Foxfire 2
by Eliot Wigginton
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Grizzly Years (90 Edition)
Grizzly Years (90 Edition)
by Doug Peacock
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For nearly twenty years, alone and unarmed, author Doug Peacock traversed the rugged mountains of Montana and Wyoming tracking the magnificent grizzly. His thrilling narrative takes us into the bear's habitat, where we observe directly this majestic... (read more)

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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by William McDonough and Michael Braungart
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"An eco-sustainable manifesto. The next Industrial Revolution will be Green!"... (read more)

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Outermost House ((Rev)88 Edition)
Outermost House ((Rev)88 Edition)
by Beston Henry
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The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, “written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty” (New York Herald Tribune) A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been... (read more)

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Trout Bum (88 Edition)
Trout Bum (88 Edition)
by John Gierach
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While most of us fly-fish to escape from daily life, for John Gierach and his friends fly-fishing IS a way of life. They are trout bums. But John Gierach is also an exceptional writer. The essays in Trout Bum are reflective, bitingly humorous and... (read more)

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The Meadow
The Meadow
by James Galvin
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An American Library Association Notable Book In discrete disclosures joined with the intricacy of a spider's web, James Galvin depicts the hundred-year history of a meadow in the arid mountains of the Colorado/Wyoming border. Galvin describes the seasons,... (read more)

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Holy the Firm
Holy the Firm
by Annie Dillard
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In 1975 Annie Dillard took up residence on an island in Puget Sound in a wooded room furnished with "one enormous window, one cat, one spider and one person." For the next two years she asked herself questions about time, reality, sacrifice death, and... (read more)

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A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life among the Baboons
by Robert M. Sapolsky
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I never imagined that a book written by a primate behaviorologist would make me laugh out loud. Sapolsky is a born storyteller, and I found his experiences of twenty years in Africa studying baboons absolutely fascinating. You get to know the baboons... (read more)

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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
by Barry Lopez
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Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan may be incapable of uninteresting writing. Discerning and lucid, his works tend to provoke the reader to engage themselves (at least in thought, if not deed) well beyond the final page. Second Nature: A Gardener's Education is Pollan's... (read more)

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The World without Us
The World without Us
by Alan Weisman
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"Let us try a creative experiment," Alan Weisman proposes on page three: If humans disappeared from earth, what would happen? To your home, for example. To our cities, farms, and oceans. To the animals that remain. Or to the billion tons of plastic we'd... (read more)

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Markets and the Environment (07 Edition)
Markets and the Environment (07 Edition)
by Nathaniel O. Keohane
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Markets and the Environment is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to a topic of central importance in understanding a wide range of environmental issues and policy approaches. It offers a clear overview of the fundamentals of environmental... (read more)

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Never Cry Wolf
Never Cry Wolf
by Farley Mowat
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By enquiring into the puzzle of sibling relations, Frank J. Sulloway pioneers a new view of how family affects individual development. He shows that birth-order is so fundamental to the family that it transcends gender, class and nationality.... (read more)

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Oranges
Oranges
by John Mcphee
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A classic of reportage, Oranges was first conceived as a short magazine article about oranges and orange juice, but the author kept encountering so much irresistible information that he eventually found that he had in fact written a book. It contains... (read more)

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
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Chapter 1. Heaven and Earth in Jest Chapter 2. Seeing Chapter 3. Winter Chapter 4. The Fixed Chapter 5. Untying the Knot Chapter 6. The Present Chapter 7. Spring Chapter 8. Intricacy Chapter 9. Flood Chapter 10. Fecundity Chapter 11. Stalking Chapter 12.... (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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Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the... (read more)

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Botany for Gardeners
Botany for Gardeners
by Brian Capon
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A bestseller since its debut in 1990, this indispensable and handy reference has now been expanded and updated to include an appendix on plant taxonomy and a comprehensive index. Two dozen new photos and illustrations make this new edition even richer... (read more)

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