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  1. Book ImageAcross the Tibetan Plateau: Ecosystems, Wildlife, and Conservation

    Robert L. Fleming, Jr., Dorje Tsering, Liu Wulin, Et Al.

    Remarkable photographs celebrate the wild places and the exquisite animals of the country called “the roof of the world.”More

  2. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.More

  3. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.More

  4. Book ImageAmerican Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn

    Ted Steinberg

    “Ted Steinberg proves once again that he is a master storyteller as well as our foremost environmental historian.”—Mike DavisMore

  5. Book ImageBears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle

    Ed Ricciuti

    As cities and suburbs sprawl, and conservation efforts enable wildlife populations to recover, large wild animals are encroaching on human turf. These creatures might be thrilling to see, but they can bite, scratch, and even kill, and attacks on humans will only increase as...More

  6. Book ImageThe Beast in the Garden: The True Story of a Predator's Deadly Return to Suburban America

    David Baron

    "Reads like a crime novel . . . each chapter ends on a cliff-hanging note."—Seattle TimesMore

  7. Book ImageThe Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Second Edition

    A new edition of the beautifully illustrated depiction of the dramatic story of survival and extinction.More

  8. Book ImageCache Lake Country: Life in the North Woods

    John J. Rowlands, Henry B. Kane

    Winner of the 1999 National Outdoor Book Award: Outdoor Classic Category.More

  9. Book ImageCitizen Coke: The Making of Coca-Cola Capitalism

    Bartow J. Elmore

    Coke’s insatiable thirst for resources shapes the company and reshapes the globe in this absorbing history.More

  10. Book ImageClimate Change: Picturing the Science

    Gavin Schmidt, Joshua Wolfe, Jeffrey D. Sachs

    An unprecedented union of scientific analysis and stunning photography illustrating the effects of climate change on the global ecosystem.More

  11. Book ImageCommon Ground: A Naturalist's Cape Cod

    Robert Finch, Amanda Cannell

    "In these compassionate, quietly evocative essays, Mr. Finch makes an eloquent case for dealing with nature not just as an extension of ourselves but as a world apart." -- New York Times Book ReviewMore

  12. Book ImageThe Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany

    David Blackbourn

    "Brilliantly conceived....[A] tour de force in historical writing."—Ian KershawMore

  13. Book ImageThe Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on Earth

    Edward O. Wilson

    The book that launched a movement: “Wilson speaks with a humane eloquence which calls to us all” (Oliver Sacks).
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  14. Book ImageDawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

    Diane Ackerman

    "It's easy to live in the moment when you're immersed in Ackerman's glorious prose."—Washington PostMore

  15. Book ImageDesert Dinosaurs: Discovering Prehistoric Sites in the American Southwest

    Anthony D. Fredericks

    This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data, offering readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world.More

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