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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

paperback, Ronald Orenstein, 224pages, 8.9x10.9, ISBN: 9780228102496
Written in clear, easily readable language and relying little on jargon, this coffee-table-style book will interest anyone captivated by this unique group of insects. Highly recommended. All library collections. --Choice This gorgeous book reveals a wonder on nearly every page and will...

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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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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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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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