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SHP363
$17.95  
Paperback, Tony Rice, 165pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9781574092905
Using a question-and-answer format, this entertaining book addresses over 100 general interest questions about the sea, sea life, seabirds and man s relationship with the sea. Why is the sea salty? Does anything eat jellyfish? Why do whales sing? How do flying fish fly? Who owns the oceans?...
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HPC007
$69.95  
Hardcover, Andy Lamb and Bernard Hanby, 390pages, 8.75 x 11.5, ISBN: 9781550173611
A photographic encyclopedia of seaweeds, invertebrates and selected fishes found in NW waters. This is the most comprehensive collection of photos of NW marine life ever published. Includes over 1,400 saltwater plants and animals and 1,700 color photographs.
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PGN018
$15.00  
Paperback, Mark Kurlansky, 282pages, 5 x 7.25, ISBN: 9780140275018
Spans a thousand years and four continents to tell the history of cod fishing and the fish that changed the world and made possible the settlement of North America.
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RAN409
$8.50 $17.00  
Paperback, JIM ROBBINS, 256pages, 5.2 x 0.6 x 7.9, ISBN: 9780812981292
The Man Who Planted Trees  is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. “When is the best time to plant a tree?...
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SHP007
$19.95  
Paperback, PierreYves Bely & Sally Bely, 312pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781574092400
A vastly entertaining, eclectic and informative compendium of 211 questions and answers about ships, the sky and the sea. Why are cold seas green and warm seas blue' 150 color illustrations.
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RUN022
$16.95  
Paperback, David Montgomery, 271pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780813342993
Traces the human impact on salmon over the last 1,000 years and examines the implications for recovery of salmon stocks as well as threatened species world wide. Concludes with provocative recommendations for natural resource use.
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WWN823
$18.95  
Paperback, Guy & Laura Waterman, 304pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781581573947
"A classic of backpacking literature" ( Backpacker ), now updated with a brand-new foreword by environmentalist and best-selling author Bill McKibben Originally published as  Backwoods Ethics  in 1979, Laura and Guy Waterman's definitive guide to low-impact hiking and camping was...
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HRW103
$15.99  
Paperback, Julia Hill, 288pages, 5.3 x 8, ISBN: 9780062516596
On December 18, 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill's feet touched the ground for the first time in over two years, as she descended from "Luna," a thousand year-old redwood in Humboldt County, CA. Hill had climbed 180 feet up into the tree high on a mountain on December 10, 1997, for what she thought...
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RAN429
$16.99  
Hardcover, Dr. Suess, 72pages, 8.3 x 0.4 x 11.2, ISBN: 9780394823379
"Unless someone like you...cares a whole awful lot...nothing is going to get better...It's not."  Long before saving the earth became a global concern, Dr. Seuss, speaking through his character the Lorax, warned against mindless progress and the danger it posed to the earth's natural beauty....
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SIM299
$12.95  
Leather Bound, 192pages, 4 x 0.8 x 6, ISBN: 9781604336412
Put pen to paper alongside celebrated naturalist John Muir’s inspirational quotes and musings in this beautifully designed notebook, and let your own creativity flow!  John Muir was an avid journaler on his many adventures into the wilderness, often filling pages with drawings...
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HMC330
$14.95  
Paperback, Jon Young, 272pages, 5.3 x 0.7 x 8, ISBN: 9780544002302
“Jon Young knows birds, and you will too after reading his marvelous book. You’ll discover a universal bird language that will speak to you wherever you go outdoors. Every nature lover should read this book.”—Joseph Cornell, author of  Sharing Nature with Children  and  John...
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PGW238
$25.00  
Hardcover, Nick Neely, 200pages, 6 x 1 x 9, ISBN: 9781619028364
Coast: the edge of land, or conversely the edge of sea. Range: a measure between limits, or the scope or territory of a thing.  Coast Range , the debut collection of essays from writer Nick Neely, meticulously and thoughtfully dwells on these intersections and much more. The book’s...
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WPC114
$16.95  
Paperback, Julia Rothman, 224pages, 6 x 1 x 9, ISBN: 9781612122311
See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how...
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SIM317
$16.00  
Paperback, Sy Montgomery, 272pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781451697728
Another  New York Times  bestseller from the author of  The Good Good Pig , this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” ( Daily Beast ) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a surprisingly complex,...
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MPS133
$18.99  
Paperback, Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw, 40pages, 11.3 x 9.3, ISBN: 9780805099768
Once there was a redwood tree--one of the world's largest and tallest trees, and one of the oldest. And once, born nearly a thousand years after the tree first took root, there was a girl named Julia, who was called Butterfly. When exploring her beloved forest, Butterfly wandered into a grove...
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SIM292
$16.00  
Paperback, Stacey O'Brien, 256pages, 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781416551775
On Valentine’s Day 1985, biologist Stacey O’Brien adopted Wesley, a baby barn owl with an injured wing who could not have survived in the wild. Over the next nineteen years, O’Brien studied Wesley’s strange habits with both a tender heart and a scientist’s...
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PGN233
$17.00  
Paperback, Jennifer Ackerman, 352pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780399563126
An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess   Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms...
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SIM182
$22.99  
Paperback, Gordon Hempton, John Grossmann, 368pages, ISBN: 9781416559108
In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation’s fastest-disappearing resource, warns Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton, who...
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RAN428
$5.99  
Paperback, 128pages, 7.9 x 0.4 x 10.9, ISBN: 9780307929822
Dr. Seuss's furry Earth-lover is on the loose! This Lorax coloring and activity book is filled with more than 100 zany scenes to color and complete and also includes a sheet of stickers. Perfect for creative minds ages 3-7 who love to let their imaginations run wild—Seuss-style!
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FTP001
$17.95  
Hardcover, JOEL HARPER, 32pages, 9 x 0.4 x 9, ISBN: 9780971425453
An enjoyable day at the beach turns into a passion for art and marine conservation. With a swell comes a wave and a Sea Change! Story by Joel Harper, author of All the Way to the Ocean. Illustrations by Erin O'Shea
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PGN225
$17.95  
Paperback, Andrea Wulf, 576pages, 5.2 x 1.2 x 8, ISBN: 9780345806291
The acclaimed author of  Founding Gardeners  reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. NATIONAL BEST SELLER One of the  New York Times  10...
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AVK040
$9.95  
Hardcover, Douglas Wood, 60pages, 4.5 x 6.5, ISBN: 9781591931300
For best-selling author  Douglas Wood , trees have always been teachers and sources of inspiration. They have bared witness to so much and have weathered so many storms. In  The Things Trees Know , through insightful text and lovely pen and ink illustrations, Doug presents a...
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SIM183
$16.00  
Paperback, John Marzluff ,Tony Angell, 320pages, ISBN: 9781439198742
Playful, social, and passionate, crows have brains that are huge for their body size, which allows them to think, plan, and reconsider their actions. They also exhibit an avian kind of eloquence, mate for life, and associate with relatives and neighbors for years. And to people who care for them...
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HMC336
$9.99  
Paperback, Loree Griffin Burns, 64pages, 11 x 0.2 x 9, ISBN: 9780547328607
Aided by an army of beachcombers, oceanographer Dr. Curtis Ebbesmeyer tracks trash in the name of science. From sneakers to hockey gloves, Curt monitors the watery fate of human-made cargo that has spilled into the ocean. The information he collects is much more than casual news; it is important...
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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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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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HMC344
$15.99  
Paperback, Noah Strycker, 336pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781328494634
Traveling to 41 countries in 2015 with a backpack and binoculars, Noah Strycker became the first person to see more than half the world’s 10,000 species of birds in one year. In 2015, Noah Strycker set himself a lofty goal: to become the first person to see half the world’s birds in one year....
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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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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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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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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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MPS159
$17.00  
Paperback, Helen Scales, 304pages, 5 x 0.8 x 7.9, ISBN: 9781472911384
Seashells, stretching from the deep past into the present day, are touchstones leading into fascinating realms of the natural world and cutting-edge science. Members of the phylum Mollusca are among the most ancient animals on the planet. Their shells provide homes for other animals; have been...
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