A 30-Year Anthology
by Bob Chance
Harford County, Maryland, naturalist Bob Chance presents highlights from his long-running newspaper column, Earthline. Compelling stories about wildlife, ecology, conservation, and local history are told from the perspective of a teacher and ...
by French French & Jackie French
Use this book, and you will love chickens too: love to keep them, scratching about in your own backyard; love to eat them, prepared from one of Jackie's many mouth-watering chicken-and-egg recipes. This completely revised edition's sections on ...
Eastern Region: Eastern
Brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, the National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Birds of North America: East is designed to be compact enough to literally fit into any bird-lover's back pocket.
Australia's Best-known Dog Communicator on How to Understand and Improve Your Dog's Behaviour
by Martin McKenna
After helping thousands of people improve their dogs' behaviour, Martin 'The Dog Man' McKenna believes the real problem is the same as it's always been - despite centuries of sharing our lives with each other, we humans still can't truly ...
Observations from the Secret World of Crows
by Barb Kirpluk
Caw of the Wild is an in-depth exploration into the intriguing and complex behavior of one of North America's most intelligent, but often reviled, birds-the American Crow. As a passionate observer, author Barb Kirpluk shares her extraordinary and ...
by Ken Simpson , Ken Simpson, Nicholas Day & others
Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson & Day's Field Guide to the Birds of Australia has been one of the most - if not the most - respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500 000 copies. The guide contains 132 superb ...
How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health
by Rick Smith & Bruce Lourie
When environmentalists Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie decided to tell the story of pollution in our modern world by using their own bodies as laboratories, they could not have known what they were about to discover. They ingested and inhaled a host ...
by Margaret Wild & Ron Brooks
The Dream of the Thylacine is a lament for a lost species, and a celebration of the Australian landscape. It interposes arresting text and images of the last known thylacine in a concrete cage with sweeping colour paintings of the animal in its ...
Why Human-induced Global Warming Could be in the Interests of Life
by Neil Paul Cummins
In this groundbreaking book the author considers the place of the human species within an evolving universe. He contends that the human species is special because it is the pinnacle of the evolutionary process and has a purpose of vital importance.
by Michael Swan & Mike Swan
Covers housing, sexing, breeding, egg incubation and raising young snakes, including sections on diseases and disorders and colour and pattern mutations of Australian pythons. It also includes information on natural habitats and behaviours.
by Peter Tompkins & Christopher Bird
The world of plants and its relation to mankind as revealed by the latest scientific discoveries. "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical lore."-- "Newsweek" "Plenty of hard facts and astounding scientific and practical ...
by Philip Henry Gosse
Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888) was an early naturalist and popular writer, bringing creation to life, whether a large creature or small. A Christian, he pointed to characters that reflected the Creator's guiding hand, and as naturalist, he ...
A Reinterpretation of Holderlin's Philosophy
by Neil Paul Cummins
The German Romantic Friedrich Holderlin developed a unique perspective on the relationship between humankind and the rest of nature. He believed that humanity has a positive role to play in cosmic evolution, and that modernity is the crucial ...
by Martin Mckenna
Martin McKenna, the Dog Man, has learned plenty from the dogs he grew up with and from the dogs he now owns. He firmly believes that dogs hold the key to human happiness and well being and that they can help us to be better people - if we only ...
by Jules Janick
Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base and so understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on ...
by Olivier De Goursac
Visions of Mars offers a visual tour of the main geographic features of Mars as they have been recorded by twenty years of remote-sensing missions, ranging from the Viking orbiter/lander of the late 1970s through the Pathfinder orbiter/rover of ...
Principles and Applications
by C. M. Cotton
Interest in ethnobotany has increased dramatically in recent years. The search for new medicines by the pharmaceutical industry has turned to plant natural products and to ethnobotanical studies as a first step in bioprospecting. These studies ...
by Al Spoo
Nature Notes collects Al Spoo's bimonthly newspaper column on the plants, animals, and ecology of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. Each informative section is accompanied by his own illustrations, opening eyes to natural subjects ...
by Staffan Widstrand, Florian Mollers & Peter Carins
The result of one of the largest photography projects ever undertaken, "Wild Wonders of Europe" presents an astonishing view of the continent's flora and fauna. Organized by Staffan Widstrand, Florian Mollers, Peter Cairns and Bridget Wijnberg, ...
by Anthony Bourke & John Rendall
In 2008, a YouTube clip became an internet phenomenon. It showed the emotional reunion of two young men and their pet lion, Christian, after they had left him in Africa to be introduced into his rightful home in the wild. Anthony 'Ace' Bourke and ...