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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PGN151
$17.00  
Paperback, David George Haskell, 288pages, 7.9 x 5.3, ISBN: 9780143122944
A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest   Written with remarkable grace and empathy,  The Forest Unseen  is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Biologist David George Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HMC325
$15.99  
Paperback, Rachel Carson, 400pages, 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.2, ISBN: 9780618249060
Rachel Carson’s  Silent Spring  was first published in three serialized excerpts in the  New Yorker  in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the...
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FFB125
$9.95  
Paperback, Erich Hoyt, 64pages, 9 x 0.4 x 9, ISBN: 9781552976005
Whale Rescue  is the latest addition to the acclaimed  Firefly Animal Rescue  series. Written by an accomplished expert and illustrated with color photographs, this book is a solid reference on both whales and the ongoing efforts to protect them. This book covers whale...
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NBN010
$7.98 $15.95  
Hardcover, Natalie Cleavitt, 37pages, 9.6 x 0.3 x 10.7, ISBN: 9781630761455
Old-time New England foresters coined the term “wolf tree” for trees they saw as having the ability to “eat” the sun and nutrients and prevent the growth of other trees. Today, however, we understand how wolf trees benefit wildlife. Join Aurora and Orion as they search for a wolf tree in the in...
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SIM271
$19.95  
Flex, Greg Skomal, 280pages, 7.8 x 0.9 x 5.5, ISBN: 9781604336344
This fully revised and updated edition of the bestselling SHARK HANDBOOK features an all-new, expanded feature on the Great White Shark, plus stunning, full-color photos and a complete overview of every known shark in the world! There’s no one better than Greg Skomal to detail...
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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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BCP005
$14.95  
Paperback, David Rains Wallace, 174pages, 8.5 x 5.5, ISBN: 9781941624005
Articulate Earth is a collection of 23 provocative essays spanning the past 30 years of Wallace s career. Through meticulous research and hands-on experience, he explores American culture's relationship with nature particularly that of the West in its literary, scientific, and political...
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WPC120
$13.95  
Paperback, Jennifer Holland, 210pages, 7 x 0.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780761159131
Written by  National Geographic  magazine writer Jennifer Holland,  Unlikely Friendships  documents one heartwarming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unexpected ways. A cat and a bird. A mare and a fawn. An elephant and a...
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PGN208
$16.00  
Paperback, Warner Shedd, 336pages, 6 x 0.7 x 9.3, ISBN: 9780609807972
Have you ever seen a flying squirrel flapping through the air, watched a beaver carrying a load of mud on its tail, or ducked when a porcupine started throwing its quills? Probably not, says Warner Shedd, debunking these and many more popular myths about our animal friends in  Owls Aren't...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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RAN475
$15.00  
Paperback, Sue Halpern, 224pages, 5.2 x 0.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780375701948
Every autumn, the monarch butterflies east of the Rockies migrate from as far north as Canada to Mexico. Memory is not their guide — no one butterfly makes the round trip — but each year somehow find their way to the same fifty acres of forest on the high slopes of Mexico’s...
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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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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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