Nature & Ecology

DKP089
$12.99  
Hardcover, Jess French, 72pp, 8.5 x 11, 9781465481412
Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach young ecologists about how our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we...

IPS102
$24.95  
Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 272pp, 5.5 x 7.5, 9781771643887
The final book in The Mysteries of Nature trilogy by the   New York Times   bestselling author of   The Hidden Life of Trees , Peter Wohlleben. Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous...

IPS073
$35.00  
Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 176pp, 10 x 10, 9781771643481
A visually stunning journey into the diversity and wonders of forests. In his international bestseller   The Hidden Life of Trees , Peter Wohlleben opened readers’ eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those...

HEY007
$18.00  
Paperback, Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, 240pp, 6 x 9, 9781597143462
Wildness beats in the heart of California's urban areas. In Los Angeles, residents are rallying to build one of the largest wildlife crossings in the world because of the plight of one lonely mountain lion named P-22. Porpoises cavort in San Francisco Bay again because of a grassroots effort to...

HHP024
$19.95  
Paperback, Sylvia Taylor, 248pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781772031799
A rich and diverse tapestry weaving together the many voices, narratives, skills, and talents of women up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who devote their lives and careers to the sea. Beckoned by the Sea   celebrates coastal women from northern BC to northern California who work...

SKY144
$22.99  
Hardcover, Laura Hartema, 208pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781510731516
Full of unusual characters, mischief, camaraderie, and testosterone-fueled man gossip. Bering Sea Strong  is a tale of adventure and self-discovery. The story portrays a young woman on a solo journey, pushed to the edge of the earth and further from the weight of family—marked by divorce,...

SIM373
$24.99  
Hardcover, Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh, 272pp, 8 x 8, 9781507209547
Fascinating facts, trivia, and stories celebrating nature and the magnificent life of trees and their invaluable place in our lives, including beautiful, full-color photographs throughout. When was the last time you spent time outside? The space between your front door and your car doesn’t...

PGN300
$19.95  
Paperback, Todd McLeish, 264pp, 5.5 x 7.5, 9781632171375
A science journalist's journey along the Pacific Coast from California to Alaska to track the status, health, habits, personality, and viability of sea otters--the appealing species unique to this coastline that was hunted to near extinction in the 18th and 19th centuries. These adorable,...

RAN513
$35.00  
Paperback, Paul Stamets, 356pp, 9 x 7.5, 9781580085793
Mycelium Running  is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more  mushrooms  may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how.   The basic science goes like...

RAN517
$22.00  
Paperback, Freeman House, 248pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780807085493
Part lyrical natural history, part social and philosophical manifesto,  Totem Salmon  tells the story of a determined band of locals who've worked for over two decades to save one of the last purely native species of salmon in California. The book-call it the zen of salmon restoration-traces...

RAN516
$14.95  
Paperback, Todd Newberry & Gene Holtan, 224pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781580087155
If you wash dishes with binoculars around your neck, own more spotting scopes than shoes, and read the Bird Chat listerv before and after your first cup of coffee, then you can only be one thing: an ardent birder. Biology professor and lifelong devotee of our fine feathered friends Todd Newberry...

WWN831
$15.95  
Paperback, Florence Williams, 304pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780393355574
“Highly informative and remarkably entertaining.”― Elle From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she...

IPG070
$19.95  
Hardcover, Jim Crumley, 254pp, 6 x 9, 9781910192467
In autumn, nature stages some of its most enchantingly beautiful displays, yet it's also a period for reflection, melancholy even, as the days shorten and winter's chill approaches. Taking in September to November, Jim Crumley tells the story of how unfolding autumn affects the wildlife and...

MPS176
$30.00  
Paperback, Michel Olagnon, 160pp, 6.5 x 8.5, 9781472936219
Rogue waves remain a mystery and a terror to sailors and all travelers of the world's oceans. Long discredited as myths or highly exaggerated recounts by terrified mariners, rogue waves haven't been the subject of serious, in-depth research until now. Bolstered by anecdotes, historical reports,...

PGW274
$16.95  
Paperback, Nick Neely, 208pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781640090132
"Finely tuned essays that vary intriguingly in form and tone . . . Neely capably explores the complexity of his subjects with polish and finesse, looking carefully and thinking deeply." ― Kirkus Reviews , starred review   COAST:  the edge of land, or conversely the edge of...

GSP015
$16.99  
Hardcover, John Muir, 288pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781423607120
Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his name: forests, lakes, trails, and glaciers....

PGN290
$17.00  
Paperback, David George Haskell, 304pp, 5 x 8, 9780143111306
The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist  The Forest Unseen  visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers — trees     “Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play...

SIM334
$12.99  
Hardcover, Jake Townsend, 80pp, 6.5 x 6.5, 9781449487140
Life is a vast ocean, and sometimes you need encouragement from beautifully painted aquatic creatures to help you stay afloat. Wisdom from the Waters  is an easily digestible, charming collection of inspiration and breezy, bright watercolors. Author Jake Townsend imagines what our...

MPS194
$27.00  
Hardcover, Helen Scales, 320pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781472936844
There's something about fish that leaves a cold, slimy whiff in many people's minds. Either that, or fish are simply “food”; catching fish to eat is so deeply ingrained that we fish for fish, but we don't pigeon a pigeon or deer a deer. It's difficult to think of fish as wild, living...

PGN279
$5.95  
Paperback, Henry David Thoreau, 336pp, 4.5 x 6.5, 9780451532169
Henry David Thoreau reflects on life, politics, and society in these two inspiring masterworks. In 1845, Thoreau moved to a cabin that he built with his own hands along the shores of Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Shedding the trivial ties that he felt bound much of humanity, Thoreau reaped...

AVK048
$14.95  
Paperback, Jaret C. Daniels, 132pp, 7.5 x 0.8 x 9 inches, 9781591937890
A Celebration of Beautiful Butterflies More than 700 species of butterflies live in North America, and all are worthy of our admiration. Butterflies are perhaps the most beautiful and easily recognizable insects in the world. They hold our attention like none other, they capture our...

WWN828
$16.95  
Paperback, Hugh Aldersey-Williams, 368pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780393354805
“Superb. . . . A gently studious Bill Bryson crossed with an upbeat and relaxed WG Sebald.”―James McConnachie,  Sunday Times  (UK) Half of the world’s population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. But the tide rises and falls according to...

PGN281
$18.95  
Paperback, Michael McCarthy, 272pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9781681372426
Now available in paperback,  The Moth Snowstorm  is a one-of-a-kind environmental work that combines memoir, anecodotes, and hard facts to make a case for preserving an ever-dwindling natural world. The moth snowstorm, a phenomenon Michael McCarthy remembers from his boyhood when...

PGN288
$17.00  
Paperback, Colin Tudge, 480pp, 6.5 x 9.5, 9780307395399
A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism,  The Tree  is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future. There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed, and pines...
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