Natural History

PGW274
$16.95  
Paperback, Nick Neely, 208pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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PGN288
$17.00  
Paperback, Colin Tudge, 480pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 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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HCT038
$21.69 $30.99  
Hardcover, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, 352pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780316178525
From the bestselling author of  Crow Planet,  a compelling journey into the secret lives of the wild animals at our back door. In THE URBAN BESTIARY, acclaimed nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and...
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HCT039
$16.00  
Paperback, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, 256pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780316019118
There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both a sign of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. CROW PLANET is a call to experience the wildlife in our midst, reminding us that we don't have to head to faraway places to encounter "nature."...
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WPC134
$27.95  
Paperback, Joan Maloof, 200pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781604697285
“Maloof eloquently urges us to cherish the wildness of what little old-growth woodlands we have left. . . . Not only are they home to the richest diversity of creatures, but they work hard for humans too.” — New York Times Book Review    An old-growth forest is...
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MPS182
$27.00  
Hardcover, Lynda V. Mapes, 240pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781632862532
An intimate look at one majestic hundred-year-old oak tree through four seasons--and the reality of global climate change it reveals. In the life of this one grand oak, we can see for ourselves the results of one hundred years of rapid environmental change. It's leafing out earlier, and...
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HCT032
$19.99  
Paperback, Barbara Freese, 384pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780465057931
"Engrossing....  Coal , to borrow a phrase, is king." -- New York Times Book Review   In this remarkable book, Barbara Freese takes us on a rich historical journey that begins hundreds of millions of years ago and spans the globe. Prized as "the best stone in Britain" by Roman invaders...
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MPS177
$14.00  
Paperback, Daniel Chamovitz, 192pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780374533885
"Enough absorbing science to concede that plants continue to inspire and amaze us." ― The Wall Street Journal How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it feel an insect's tiny, spindly legs? And how do cherry blossoms know when to bloom? Can they remember the weather? For...
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HCB073
$26.00  
Hardcover, Bill Streever, 320pages, 6.5 x 9.5, ISBN: 9780316410601
A thrilling exploration of the science and history of wind from the bestselling author of  Cold. Scientist and bestselling nature writer Bill Streever goes to any extreme to explore wind--the winds that built empires, the storms that wreck them--by traveling right through it. Narrating...
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MPS169
$18.00  
Paperback, Elizabeth Kolbert, 336pages, 5.4 x 0.9 x 8.2, ISBN: 9781250062185
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE ONE OF THE  NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER A NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST A major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field...
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LIV004
$13.95  
Paperback, Marc Shargel, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 9780981470146
Through archival photos and his own stunning imagery captured during 35 years of diving experience off the California Coast, Shargel illustrates a little-known chronicle of human use and human impact upon the life in Monterey Bay. Yesterday's Ocean: A History of Marine Life on...
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WPC125
$29.95  
Paperback, Ellen Morris Bishop, 288pages, 11 x 0.7 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780881927894
Geology is an extremely visual subject, and In Search of Ancient Oregon is a beautifully photographed, expertly written account of Oregon's fascinating geological story. Written by a passionate and professional geologist who has spent countless hours in the field exploring and photographing the...
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RAN461
$18.00  
Paperback, Richard Preston, 320pages, 5.2 x 0.7 x 8, ISBN: 9780812975598
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees,   Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched...
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PGN207
$16.95  
Paperback, John Soennichsen, 304pages, 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781570616310
The land between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains is characterized by gullies, coulees, and deserts--in geologic terms, it is a wholly unique place on the earth. Legendary geologist J Harlen Bretz, starting in the 1920s, was the first to explore the area. Bretz, a former science teacher at...
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WPC115
$18.95  
Paperback, Keiron Pim, 352pages, 1.5 x 8.2 x 10.5, ISBN: 9781615192748
A visual trove of more than 300 dinosaurs, with key anatomy, geology, history, and theory at a glance We live in a golden age of paleontological discovery—the perfect time to dig in to the spectacular world of dinosaurs. From  Aardonyx , a lumbering beast that formed a link...
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STL209
$29.95  
Hardcover, Anna Lewington, 224pages, 9.8 x 7.6 x 0.8, ISBN: 9781849940580
Celebrate some of the most beautiful, longest-living organisms on the planet: trees that have survived 1,000 years. Illuminating and visually striking, this edition of Ancient Trees features new photography and revised text, plus botanical details, the trees' mythical associations, and...
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SIM201
$20.00  
Paperback, Eric Rutkow, 416pages, 5.2 x 1 x 8, ISBN: 9781439193587
Eric Rutkow’s “deeply fascinating” ( The Boston Globe ) work shows how trees were essential to the early years of the republic and indivisible from the country’s rise as both an empire and a civilization. Among  American Canopy ’s many captivating stories:...
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