Nature

Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America Rick Kaminski

DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS OF NORTH AMERICA: REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION OF THE BEST-SELLING CLASSIC was finished by Rick Kaminski and other colleagues after the untimely death of Guy Baldasarre, the editor. It is a magnificent two-volume must-have revision of the original published in 1942. No birder, collector or...

The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years Jane Kim

THE WALL OF BIRDS features hundreds of gorgeous paintings and drawings of birds both extant and extinct, illustrating their diversity and evolution over the millenia. These photos are paired with insights from the artist about her approach to their design, as well as narratives about the history of the birds themselves...

The Weeping Goldsmith: Discoveries in the Secret Land of Myanmar W. John Kress

THE WEEPING GOLDSMITH: DISCOVERIES IN THE SECRET LAND OF MYANMAR is a beautiful collection of photographs of places and plants in the mysterious Burmese landscape. The author is one of the world's most respected botanical experts, hence the descriptions are deep and telling.

 

 

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Lost Worlds in Alabama Rocks Jim Lacefield

 LOST WORLDS IN ALABAMA ROCKS is an authoritative guide to the geological history of the state, from the effects of glacial...

A Naturalist Goes Fishing: Casting in Fragile Waters from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand's South Island James McClintock

A NATURALIST GOES FISHING: CASTING IN FRAGILE WATERS FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO TO NEW ZEALAND'S SOUTH takes readers to some of the most breathtaking waters in the world while capturing the drama and serendipity of the sport of fishing.

 

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The Sibley Guide to Birds (2nd Ed.) David Allen Sibley

THE SIBLEY GUIDE TO BIRDS: SECOND EDITION is simply the nation's most comprehensive guide to birds. There are more than 7,000 paintings from original art and the current most common names for every species.

 

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Letters to a Young Scientist E O Wilson

LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST distills more than sixty years of teaching into twenty letters filled with anecdotes of success and failure that should encourage and entice the next generation to have a love of science and respect for the modest place we humans have in the planet's ecosystem.

 

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life E O Wilson

HALF-EARTH: OUR PLANET'S FIGHT FOR EARTH argues that we must move swiftly and dedicate fully half the surface of the earth to nature, or we will face mass extinction of many species - including our own.  

 

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The Meaning of Human Existence E O Wilson

THE MEANING OF HUMAN EXISTENCE examines what makes humans different from all other species. Recognizing that the human and the spider evolved similarly, Dr. Wilson expertly explains the difference in the poet's sonnet and the spider's web.

 

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A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park E O Wilson

A WINDOW ON ETERNITY: A BIOLOGIST'S WALK THROUGH GORONGOSA NATIONAL includes straight-forward insight and gorgeous photography of one of the world's most  biologically richest places. While examining the woodlands that gave birth to humanity, Edward O. Wilson allows the reader to visit sacred spots and even "hear"...