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PGN316
$25.00  
Hardcover, Jim & Jamie Dutcher , 216pages, 10 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781426210129
For conservationists and lovers of animals, nature, and especially dogs, this National Geographic book shares the surprising understanding of wild wolves gained over six years the authors spent living intimately with them. Delve into Jim and Jamie Dutcher’s amazing wolf photography documenting a...
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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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HRW150
$14.99  
Paperback, Jeff Guidry, 240pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780062015501
“A hauntingly beautiful story of rescue and rehabilitation….[A] gorgeous tale of redemption.” —Susan Richards,   New York Times   bestselling author of   Chosen by a Horse “I could not put this book down.” —Stacey O'Brien,   New York Times   bestselling author of   Wesley the Owl...
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WWN841
$18.95  
Paperback, Richard Powers, 512pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780393356687
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize New York Times   Bestseller A   New York Times   Notable Book and a   Washington Post ,   Time ,   Oprah Magazine ,   Newsweek ,   Chicago Tribune , and   Kirkus Reviews   Best Book of 2018 "The best novel...
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SIM378
$17.99  
Hardcover, Jessica Lanan, 48pages, 10 x 11, ISBN: 9781534415744
Jessica Lanan’s dreamy and dramatic watercolor paintings bring to life a wordless story about wonder in the natural world. A fisherman takes his son for a trip out on the water. When they encounter a whale entangled at sea, they realize a connection that transcends the animal kingdom
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UWP002
$19.95  
Paperback, David Berger, 224pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780295745442
In this lively history and celebration of the Pacific razor clam, David Berger shares with us his love affair with the glossy, gold-colored Siliqua patula and gets into the nitty-gritty of how to dig, clean, and cook them using his favorite recipes. In the course of his investigation, Berger...
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DKP089
$12.99  
Hardcover, Jess French, 72pages, 8.5 x 11, ISBN: 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...
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IPS102
$24.95  
Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 272pages, 5.5 x 7.5, ISBN: 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...
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IPS073
$35.00  
Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 176pages, 10 x 10, ISBN: 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...
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HEY007
$18.00  
Paperback, Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, 240pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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HHP024
$19.95  
Paperback, Sylvia Taylor, 248pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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SKY144
$22.99  
Hardcover, Laura Hartema, 208pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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,...
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SIM373
$24.99  
Hardcover, Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh, 272pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 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...
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PGN300
$19.95  
Paperback, Todd McLeish, 264pages, 5.5 x 7.5, ISBN: 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,...
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RAN513
$35.00  
Paperback, Paul Stamets, 356pages, 9 x 7.5, ISBN: 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...
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RAN517
$22.00  
Paperback, Freeman House, 248pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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RAN516
$14.95  
Paperback, Todd Newberry & Gene Holtan, 224pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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WWN831
$15.95  
Paperback, Florence Williams, 304pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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IPG070
$19.95  
Hardcover, Jim Crumley, 254pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 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...
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MPS176
$30.00  
Paperback, Michel Olagnon, 160pages, 6.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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,...
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PGW274
$13.56 $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 sea.  RANGE:  a...
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GSP015
$16.99  
Hardcover, John Muir, 288pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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....
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PGN290
$13.60 $17.00  
Paperback, David George Haskell, 304pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 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 in human history and in modern culture.” –...
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SIM334
$12.99  
Hardcover, Jake Townsend, 80pages, 6.5 x 6.5, ISBN: 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...
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MPS194
$27.00  
Hardcover, Helen Scales, 320pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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PGN279
$4.76 $5.95  
Paperback, Henry David Thoreau, 336pages, 4.5 x 6.5, ISBN: 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...
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AVK048
$14.95  
Paperback, Jaret C. Daniels, 132pages, 7.5 x 0.8 x 9 inches, ISBN: 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...
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WWN828
$16.95  
Paperback, Hugh Aldersey-Williams, 368pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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PGN281
$18.95  
Paperback, Michael McCarthy, 272pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 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...
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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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PGW268
$16.00  
Paperback, J. Drew Lanham, 240pages, 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781571313508
From the fertile soils of love, land, identity, family, and race emerges  The Home Place , a big-hearted, unforgettable memoir by ornithologist J. Drew Lanham. Dating back to slavery, Edgefield County, South Carolina―a place “easy to pass by on the way somewhere else”―has been home to...
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IPS025
$19.95  
Paperback, Charles Russell, 152pages, 8.2 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches, ISBN: 9781487002091
Written with vivid detail and passion,  Spirit Bear  is the story of acclaimed naturalist Charles Russell’s journey to study and learn from the extraordinary spirit bears on the remote Princess Royal Island. From early experiences observing black bears in the Rocky Mountains...
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PGN275
$14.99  
Paperback, John Fowles, 112pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780061997778
For years I have carried this book...with me on travels to reread, ponder, envy. In prose of classic gravity, precision, and delicacy, Fowles addresses matters of final importance.” — Los Angeles Times Book Review   “ The Tree  is the fullest and finest exploration I’ve ever...
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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
$21.60 $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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WPC133
$16.95  
Paperback, Tristan Gooley, 160pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781615194292
“ For those inclined to solve mysteries written into the landscape, this author’s lead is one they’ll want to follow.”— The Wall Street Journal When most of us go for a walk, a single sense—sight—tends to dominate our experience. But when  New...
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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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PER208
$24.95  
Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 288pages, 5.5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781771642484
“A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement that will make you acknowledge your own entanglement in the ancient and ever-new web of being.”—Charles Foster, author of  Being a Beast Are trees social beings? In this international bestseller, forester and author Peter...
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PGN238
$12.80 $16.00  
Paperback, Adrian Bejan, 304pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780307744340
In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world....
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IPS009
$12.99  
Paperback, Sharon Mentyka, 228pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781943328604
Sometimes finding your way home takes more than courage. It takes a leap of faith. Chasing at the Surface  tells the story of a young girl’s courage and the healing power of nature. After her mother unexpectedly leaves home, twelve-year old Marisa struggles with her feelings of...
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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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SIM317
$16.99  
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, intelligent, and spirited creature—and the remarkable...
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PGN234
$18.95  
Paperback, Leigh Calvez, 224pages, 5.5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781632170255
In this  New York Times  bestseller that will appeal to readers of  H is for Hawk , a naturalist probes the forest to comprehend the secret lives of owls. Join Leigh Calvez on adventures into the world of owls: owl-watching, avian science, and the deep forest—often in the...
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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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HCB073
$20.80 $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 from...
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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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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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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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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 title...
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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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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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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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SIM292
$12.80 $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 eye—and provided a mice-only diet that...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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