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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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