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by THE XERCES SOCIETY
by THE XERCES SOCIETY
by Michael Bright
Spanning every continent and ocean on the planet, <i>1001 Natural Wonders</i> is a compendium of once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you can revist time and time again. ...
by N. J. BERRILL
Do you know what sand is composed of? What makes the sea blue? Why some animals are phosphorescent? What sea urchins feed on? How a squid swims? How often a crab sheds its shell? How a clam worm breeds? How the Portuguese man-of-war got its ...
by FRANK H. FORRESTER
What causes the aurora? What are the trade winds? Why are good and bad weather associated with highs and lows respectively? What is a high; a low?Anyone puzzled by weather people flaunting stationary fronts, rising barometers, and 100% humidity ...
by RUTHERFORD PLATT
""A book that easily doubles as reference and a source of reading pleasure. The illustrations are clear and the index is a good guide."" - Wisconsin Library Bulletin.""How long have trees been growing on earth?"" ""Will evergreens thrive in a ...
Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for You and your Hens
by Lisa Steele
Learn the finer points of how to spoil your chickens and beautify your coop with money saving projects and hacks. ...
by PHILIP J. CURRIE
What is a dinosaur? How big was a baby dinosaur when it was born? Which dinosaur was the smartest? How do we know what colour dinosaurs were? What is the biggest dinosaur? These and scores of other questions are answered clearly and concisely in
by SY BARLOWE
Have you ever wondered why the sea is salty or if the ocean ever freezes? Or how starfishes see? If you have, then this fascinating guide to plants and animals that thrive along the ocean's edge is just for you.The veteran illustrator and nature
Christmas lectures from the Royal Institution
by Helen Scales
<DIV>The second in a series of books in association with the Royal Institution on their world-renowned Christmas Lectures, this time exploring the secrets of the natural world.<BR /><BR /> Following on from the success of <I>13 Journeys Through ...
by Lucie Green
<b>110 times wider than Earth; 15 million degrees at its core; an atmosphere so huge that Earth is actually <i>within</i> it- come and meet the star of our solar system</b><BR>Light takes eight minutes to reach Earth from the surface of the Sun.
by Nicky Jenner
Mars, the red planet, is ingrained in our culture, from David Bowie 's extra-terrestrial spiders to Captain Scarlet to War of the Worlds. It has inspired hundreds of authors, scientists and science-fiction writers but why' What is it about ...
by Giles Sparrow
by Lonely Planet
by W. F KIRBY
The wonder and beauty of butterflies and moths including their miraculous transformations have fascinated nature enthusiasts for thousands of years. Rendered from an exquisitely rare nineteenth-century portfolio, the butterfly hues and ...
The Christmas Island Pipistrelle and Extinction in Australia
by John Woinarski
<p><br><p>It is the evening of 26 August 2009 on Christmas Island. The last known pipistrelle emerges from its day-time shelter. Scientists, desperate about its conservation, set up a maze of netting to try to catch it. It is a forlorn and ...
by Mark Cocker
For seventeen years, as part of his daily writerly routine, the author and naturalist Mark Cocker has taken a two-mile walk down to the river from his cottage on the edge of the Norfolk Broads National Park. Over the course of those 10,000 daily
by Hadoram Shirihai
This spectacularly illustrated book is the only complete guide to the<br>wildlife and natural history of the vast and beautiful Antarctic<br>region. Covering the Antarctic continent, the southern ocean, and the<br>subantarctic islands, this ...
by Wilson Steve
A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland covers all of Queensland s 440 named species, including 135 that occur nowhere else. Colour photographs make for quick identification, aided by line drawings, keys, distribution maps and ...
by Tony Young
Australia is world-renowned for its often extraordinary and unique natural environment – including many of its plants and animals. This beautiful little book highlights an often overlooked, but just as remarkable, aspect of our natural world: ...