Stephen Jay Gould
A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More
Edward O. Wilson
The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).
Anu Singh-Cundy, Michael L. Cain
From science to scientific literacy.More
Michael L. Cain, Carol Kaesuk Yoon, Anu Singh-Cundy
Full Fourth Edition
Discover Biology helps students become biologically literate students—to progress from science to scientific literacy.More
Lester R. Brown, Janet Larsen, Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts, Et Al.
Award-winning environmental analyst Lester R. Brown and his colleagues chart progress in building the eco-economy, an economy that is compatible with the earth's ecosystem.More
David M. Raup, Stephen Jay Gould
This is the first major book to present a comprehensive overview of the current state of extinction studies. At the end of the journey, Raup has put forward the best science of the day to answer the question posed by the title: Bad genes or bad luck?
Revised and updated
“Helen Caldicott has the rare ability to combine science with passion, logic with love, and urgency with humor.” —Naomi KleinMore
The first general-interest study of the global spread of alien, "exotic" organisms and how they are undermining the world's ecosystems and societies.More
Lester R. Brown
“[Brown’s] ability to make a complicated subject accessible to the general reader is remarkable.”—Katherine Salant, Washington PostMore
J. R. McNeill
"Refreshingly unpolemical and at times even witty, McNeill's book brims with carefully sifted statistics and brilliant details."—Washington Post Book WorldMore