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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors
Haskell, David George
(Paperback)

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David Haskell has won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees, exploring connections with people, microbes, fu...


The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors
Haskell, David George
(Hardcover)

65% off list price of $28.00

David George Haskell’s The Forest Unseen won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans.Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees around the world, exploring ...


Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak
Mapes, Lynda V.
(Hardcover)

83% off list price of $27.00

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 dropping i...


Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive History's Most Iconic Extinct Creature
Mezrich, Ben
(Paperback)

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Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating and true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetic labs of Harvard University. A group of scientists work to make fantasy reality by splicing DNA from frozen woolly mammoth into the DNA of a modern elephant. Will they be a...


Meathooked: The History and Science of Our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Meat
Zaraska, Marta
(Hardcover)

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One of the great science and health revelations of our time is the danger posed by meat-eating. Every day, it seems, we are warned about the harm producing and consuming meat can do to the environment and our bodies. Many of us have tried to limit how much meat we consume, and many of us have tri...


Sun Moon Earth
Nordgren, Tyler
(Hardcover)

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With beautiful illustrations and a detailed map, Sun Moon Earth has everything you need to get ready for the next solar eclipse.On April 8, 2024, millions of Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: a total eclipse of the sun. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer Tyler Nordgren illustrates...


Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape
Jonnes, Jill
(Paperback)

66% off list price of $18.00

A celebration of urban trees and the Americans - presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds - whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented the nation’s cities, from Jefferson’s day to the presentAs nature’s largest and longest-lived c...


Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Schutt, Bill
(Hardcover)

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For centuries scientists have written off cannibalism as a bizarre phenomenon with little biological significance. Its presence in nature was dismissed as a desperate response to starvation or other life-threatening circumstances, and few spent time studying it. A taboo subject in our culture, th...


Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Schutt, Bill
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.95

For centuries scientists have written off cannibalism as a bizarre phenomenon with little biological significance. Its presence in nature was dismissed as a desperate response to starvation or other life-threatening circumstances, and few spent time studying it. A taboo subject in our culture, th...


Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures
Mezrich, Ben
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $26.00

Ben Mezrich takes us on an exhilarating true adventure story from the icy terrain of Siberia to the cutting-edge genetic labs of Harvard University. A group of young scientists, under the guidance of Dr. George Church, the most brilliant geneticist of our time, works to make fantasy reality by se...


Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape
Jonnes, Jill
(Hardcover)

76% off list price of $32.00

A celebration of urban trees and the Americans--presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds--whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented the nation's cities, from Jefferson's day to the present.As nature's largest and longest-lived cr...


Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape
Jonnes, Jill
(Hardcover)

84% off list price of $32.00

A celebration of urban trees and the Americans--presidents, plant explorers, visionaries, citizen activists, scientists, nurserymen, and tree nerds--whose arboreal passions have shaped and ornamented the nation's cities, from Jefferson's day to the present.As nature's largest and longest-lived cr...


How Evolution Explains Everything About Life (New Scientist Instant Expert)
New Scientist
(Paperback)

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All cultures have a creation story, but a little over 150 years ago Charles Darwin introduced a revolutionary new one. We, and all living things, exist because of the action of evolution on the first simple life form and its descendants.We now know that it has taken 3.8 billions of years of work ...


Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life
Maddox, Brenda
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $28.00

A rich and exuberant group biography of the early geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the world its buried history.The birth of geology was fostered initially by gentlemen whose wealth supported their interests, but in the nineteenth century, it was advanced by cl...


Restless Creatures: The Story of Life in Ten Movements
Wilkinson, Matt
(Hardcover)

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From flying pterodactyls to walking primates, the story of life as told through the evolution of locomotion.Most of us never think about how we get from one place to another. For most people, putting one foot in front of the other requires no thought at all. Yet the fact that we and other species...


When the Last Lion Roars: The Rise and Fall of the King of the Beasts
Evans, Sara
(Hardcover)

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The 2015 killing of a much-loved lion called Cecil by an American big-game hunter in Zimbabwe sparked international outrage. It also drew world attention to shrinking numbers of the 'king of the beasts' and the facts that humans continue to hunt them for sport. There are no lions left north of th...


Raptor: A Journey Through Birds
Macdonald Lockhart, James
(Paperback)

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Of all the birds of the British Isles, the raptor reigns supreme, sparking the imagination like no other. In this magnificent hymn to these beautiful animals, James Macdonald Lockhart explores all fifteen breeding birds of prey on these shores – from the hen harrier swimming over the land in the ...


Hedgehogs (RSPB Spotlight)
Lowen, James
(Paperback)

72% off list price of $18.00

Much loved . . . but about to be lost? The hedgehog was voted Britain's favorite animal in 2013, yet numbers in the British countryside have halved this century. Generations of children have been captivated by Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-winkle and Romans feted hedgehogs as weather pr...


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