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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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