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Rambunctious Garden
Marris, Emma

74% off list price of $17.00

A paradigm shift is roiling the environmental world. For decades people have unquestioningly accepted the idea that our goal is to preserve nature in its pristine, pre-human state. But many scientists have come to see this as an outdated dream that thwarts bold new plans to save the environment a...

The Universe Next Door (NewScientist)

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Could there be a doorway to the multiverse in our backyard? It's lucky you're here. But for a series of incredible coincidences and roads not taken, your life could be very different. The same goes for reality. We live in just one of many possible worlds. In others, dinosaurs still rule the Earth...

The View from Lazy Point: A Natural Year in an Unnatural World
Safina, Carl

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Hailed MacArthur Fellow Carl Safina takes us on a tour of the natural world in the course of a year spent divided between his home on the shore of eastern Long Island and on his travels to the four points of the compass. As he witnesses a natural year in an unnatural world he shows how the proble...

Auroras: Fire in the Sky
Bortolotti, Dan

46% off list price of $29.95

A celebration of nature's spectacular light shows, and a visual feast documenting the kaleidoscopic colors that decorate the sky. For millennia, humans have been fascinated with the ghostly green and red curtains of light that shimmer across the heavens on dark, clear nights. Ancient peoples saw ...

Papyrus: The Plant that Changed the World: From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars
Gaudet, John

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From ancient Pharaohs to twenty-first century water wars, papyrus is a unique plant that is still one of the fastest growing plant species on earth. It produces its own "soil" - a peaty, matrix that floats on water - and its stems inspired the fluted columns of the ancient Greeks. In ancient Egyp...

Heat: Adventures in the World's Fiery Places
Streever, Bill

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An adventurous ride through the most blisteringly hot regions of science, history, and culture. A scientist and bestselling nature writer who will go to any extreme to satisfy his curiosity, Bill Streever sets off to find out what heat really means. Let him be your guide and you'll firewalk acro...

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