614 books (31 pages) in this category
by JESSIE HASS
by Gregory Skomal
<b>Demystifies aquarium setup and maintenance</b> <p><b>Combine and care for a wide variety of marine fish and invertebrates</b></p> <p>Dive into the colorful world of saltwater fish! This fun, friendly guide gives you easy step-by-step ...
by Sarah Raven
<B>In a new, practical format - the stunning book celebrating British wild flowers by award-winning garden writer Sarah Raven</B>.<br>Inspired by childhood excursions with her botanist father, Sarah Raven has travelled the length and breadth of ...
by Trevor Day
<p>The sardine is a paradoxical fish. Seemingly insignificant, its exploitation has made fortunes for some and, when stocks have collapsed, caused hardship for many. Its status has shifted from utilitarian food to a gourmet's delight. Trevor Day
with a Special Section on Energy and Sustainability
by Donald Kennedy
Taken from the pages of <i>Science</i> and supplemented by contributions from the magazine?s editors, <i>State of the Planet 2008-2009</i> offers contemporary science writing that is sometimes provocative, frequently enlightening, and always ...
by CHRISTOPHER CLEGG
The Scottish wildcat is an endangered species, but conservationist groups are fighting hard for its survival and proliferation, and in the process uncovering more facts about this rarely glimpsed, beautiful mammal. This fascinating book on the ...
by Josie Iselin
by ALBERTUS SEBA
From the eighteenth century's most important natural history collection--and one of the all-time greatest compilations of its kind--comes this remarkable book. Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665-1735) spent most of his life acquiring
Safeguarding Our Future
by Carolyn Fry
Looks at the human relationship with flowering plants and the ways in which we are conserving them for the future. ...
by CHACE / LLEWELLYN
We've all seen red roses, blue irises, and yellow daffodils. But when we really look closely at a flower, whole new worlds of beauty and intricacy emerge. Seeing Flowers is a visual feast that gloriously highlights 343 popular garden flowers. ...
by CHACE / LLEWELLYN
"Llewellyn's images reflect a depth of detail that until now, only the best botanical illustrators could approach." Washington Post A centuries-old saying goes, "Great oaks from little acorns grow." But as Seeing Seeds reveals, there is much ...
by HUGO / LLEWELLYN
Have you ever seen the delicate flowers of a red maple? The emerging leaves of a tulip poplar? The twigs of a beech? When you look at a tree up close, you begin to appreciate trees in a whole new way. Seeing Trees invites readers to watch trees
First-hand encounters with killers of the sea
by Brendan McAloon
<DIV><P>Following a year of record numbers of shark attacks, <B>Sharks Never Sleep</B><I> </I>takes us around the world to meet shark-attack survivors, shark lovers and shark hunters, who tell us of the primal fear of being eaten alive by a
by Philip Armstrong
<p>The Egyptians worshipped them, the Romans dressed them in fitted coats, the Christians made the shepherd synonymous with their divine saviour. In Sheep, Philip Armstrong traces the natural and cultural history of both the wild and domestic ...
by Richard Wiseman
by Diane Morgan
by Alyce L. Miller
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Although the skunk generally waddles through life in a peaceful and solitary </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">way, the animal is feared by humans due to the pungent odour it ...
by Stanley;Breeden, Kaisa Breeden
Their specially developed digital photography techniques make it possible to see intriguing details you may never have suspected were there. ...
Plants and Plant Collectors at the Cape of Good Hope
by Mike Fraser
The Smallest Kingdom is an illustrated account of the botanical exploration of South Africa's Cape Floral Kingdom and the plants that this region has given to the gardens of the world over the last four centuries. ...
Love 'em or hate 'em, snakes have had a powerful hold on the human imagination for a long time. This sturdy, laminated poster displays 22 of them in sharp, accurate detail. Included are the boa constrictor, Florida cottonmouth, red milk snake, ...