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  • A Native Plant Propagation Guide And Nursery Model

    For Gardeners, Activists, and Professionals in the Eastern U.S.

    This eBook is designed to empower individuals, businesses, non-profits, and public organizations to grow high quality native plants for their projects in support of biodiversity and restoration. The 13 Chapter eBook is sectioned off into 3 parts; Part 1. A Native Nursery Model, Part 2. Native Plant Propagation, Part 3. Sales, Installation and Native Plant Horticultural Guidance. Due to the amount ... Read more

    $18.50 USD

  • Pastoral Song

    A Farmer's Journey

    by James Rebanks ...
    The Acclaimed International Bestseller * Named "Nature Book of the Year" by the Sunday Times (London) * Shortlisted for the the Orwell Prize and the Royal Society of Literature's Ondaatje Prize"A MASTERPIECE. ... A poetic, practical, raw, and almost miraculously detailed picture of this ancient way of life struggling to survive and to be reborn." ―New StatesmanThe New York Times bestselling author ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction

    "At once thoughtful and thought-provoking,” Beloved Beasts tells the story of the modern conservation movement through the lives and ideas of the people who built it, making “a crucial addition to the literature of our troubled time" (Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction).In the late nineteenth century, humans came at long last to a devastating realization: their rapidly ... Read more

    $18.89 USD

  • Swimming to the Top of the Tide

    Finding Life Where Land and Water Meet

    “Like Wendell Berry and Rachel Carson, Hanlon is a true poet-ecologist, sharing in exquisitely resonant prose her patient observations of nature’s most intimate details. As she and her husband, through summer and snow, swim their local creeks and estuaries, we marvel at the timeless yet fragile terrain of both marshlands and marriage. This is the book to awaken all of us, right now, to how our ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Republic for Which It Stands

    The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

    by Richard White ...
    series Oxford History of the United States
    The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands**, acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretation of Reconstruction and the Gilded Age as the seedbed of modern America.** At the end of the Civil War the leaders and citizens of the victorious ... Read more

    $22.79 USD

  • 超獵奇!人體動物圖鑑②鯊魚的下巴會往前飛出

    series PopSci #13
    特報→超獵奇!人體動物圖鑑②張嘴上市!人類的祖先不是猿!有可能是一條魚!從魚祖宗到人類之間到底發生了什麼?本書從魚類到爬蟲類、兩生類、恐龍、鳥類、哺乳類,用人體理解成脊椎動物的結構特徵來介紹動物演化,讓你秒懂脊椎動物驚人演化史!古生物插畫家將人類的身體(特別是骨骼)轉變成動物的結構,讓你秒懂脊椎動物演化知識。圖解式分析脊椎動物驚人的演化!從魚類到爬蟲類、兩生、恐龍、鳥類、哺乳類,系統性彙整比較,一目了然!雖然不舒服但會一直想要看下去,在人體化的同時,也會將生物原本的樣貌和內部構造、行為模式都介紹出來,是可以讓人從中學習到許多生物演化知識。>鯊魚捕捉獵物時,下巴會突然往前飛出!>解開雙冠蜥輕功水上飄的祕密!>暴龍擁有超標的驚人咬合力!>鴕鳥是胸前平坦的不飛鳥!>獨角鯨居然不是靠牙齒進食!包含人類在內,所有動物的身體都是為了適應環境而生的,可是卻很少有人知道「為什... ... Read more

    $10.53 USD

  • 超獵奇!人體動物圖鑑①烏龜的殼其實是肋骨

    series PopSci #12
    秒懂!用人體理解成動物的結構,探索動物身體的奧祕。古生物插畫家將人類的身體(特別是骨骼)轉變成動物的結構,讓你秒懂動物知識。在人體化的同時,也會將動物原本的樣貌、內部構造和行為模式都介紹出來。古生物插畫家.川崎悟司(@satoshikawasaki)異想天開用人體來再現各種動物骨骼構造的插畫,這強烈的視覺效果在推特上引發話題,也糾正了我們常誤解的一些動物身體構造。他不僅專業知識豐富,關鍵是腦洞也比一般人大,他把常見動物骨骼代入人類骨骼中展示出來,在人體化的同時,也將動物原本的樣貌和內部構造、行為模式都介紹出來,讓我們更加直觀的去了解動物。>原來烏龜的殼是脫不下來的!>大象和駱駝居然都踮著腳走路!>笑企鵝短腿,人家胸比你大!>紅鶴的腳踝常被誤解成膝蓋!>袋鼠的尾巴是來平衡身體,又能幫助跳躍!>兔子天生就駝背!包含人類在內,所有動物的身體都是為了適應環境而生的,可是... ... Read more

    $10.53 USD

  • How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

    Written by one of the leading veterinary behaviorists in the country this revised and expanded edition of the original bestseller features brand new chapters that provide the most up-to-date science of dog behavior and explains key concepts in clear straightforward language. How to Behave So Your Dog Behaves takes a scientifically sound yet practical approach to explaining dog behavior and ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • The Wastewater Gardener

    Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time

    Mark Nelson, PhD, has worked for several decades in closed ecological systems research. As one of eight brave souls enclosed in the pioneering Biosphere 2 experiment for two years in 1991-1993, Nelson learned fi rst hand how essential the proper use of human waste is to the health of the planet. This realization, combined with his lifelong love aff air with constructed wetlands, led to the ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • A Most Remarkable Creature

    The Hidden Life and Epic Journey of the World's Smartest Birds of Prey

    **“A fascinating, entertaining, and totally engrossing story.”—David Sibley, author of What It's Like to Be a Bird“Utterly captivating and beautifully written, this book is a hugely entertaining and enlightening exploration of a bird so wickedly smart, curious, and social, it boggles the mind.”—Jennifer Ackerman, author of The Bird Way“As curious, wide-ranging, gregarious, and intelligent as its ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Bird Way

    A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically shifting our understanding of birds -- how they live and how they think.“There is the mammal way and there is the bird way.” But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Let There Be Water

    Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World

    New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller!As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions.The U.S. government predicts that forty of our fifty states-and 60 percent of the earth's land surface-will soon face alarming gaps between available water and the growing demand for it. Without action, food prices will ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Mountain Madness:

    Scott Fischer, Mount Everest, and a Life Lived on High

    by Robert Birkby ...
    “An extraordinary life.”—The New York Times Book Review“A fitting homage to one of the great outdoor extremists.”—Kirkus ReviewsLegendary climber Scott Fischer found in Mount Everest a perfect landscape for his fearless spirit. Scaling the world’s highest peak tested his skills, his courage, and his endurance. His legendary final expedition—and its tragic outcome—are portrayed in Everest, the 3-D ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Dark Banquet

    Blood and the Curious Lives of Blood-Feeding Creatures

    by Bill Schutt ...
    “A witty, scientifically accurate, and often intensely creepy exploration of sanguivorous creatures.”—San Francisco Chronicle“Bill Schutt turns whatever fear and disgust you may feel towards nature’s vampires into a healthy respect for evolution’s power to fill every conceivable niche.”—Carl Zimmer, author of Parasite Rex and Microcosm: E. coli and the New Science of LifeFor centuries, blood ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The Sacred Universe

    Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century

    by Thomas Berry ...
    “Dedicated readers of ecology, theology, or religious philosophy will want to savor each one [of these essays]” from the renowned environmental thinker (Library Journal).A leading scholar, cultural historian, and Catholic priest who spent more than fifty years writing about our engagement with the Earth, Thomas Berry possessed prophetic insight into the rampant destruction of ecosystems and the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Of Wolves and Men

    by Barry Lopez ...
    National Book Award Finalist: A “brilliant” study of the science and mythology of the wolf by the New York Times–bestselling author of Arctic Dreams (The Washington Post).When John Fowles reviewed Of Wolves and Men, he called it “A remarkable book, both biologically absorbing and humanly rich, and one that should be read by every concerned American.” In this National Book Award–shortlisted work, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Entangled Life

    How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures

    **INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”—TimeA mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, “one of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you” (Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Be a Wild and Unconventional Chef

    An awesome guide to making cheap and delicious meals from weird and wild ingredients anyone can collect, fish or hunt

    by Hunter Fynn ...
    Calling all adventurous souls! This is a guide to making delicious gourmet-level meals from free ingredients anyone can forage, hunt or fish in their own backyard. Within these pages, you will find histories of now-unconventional food sources, as well as my personal journey and experiences acquiring and cooking with them. An entertaining and humorous read, there is no doubt you'll be inspired to ... Read more

    $0.81 USD

  • Leave No Trace

    by Sara Driscoll ...
    series An F.B.I. K-9 Novel #5
    FBI handler Meg Jennings and her search-and-rescue K-9 partner are heading south where it’s hunting season. But this time the prey is human.**“For dog lovers and action fans. Dogs-in-action junkies will be transported.”—Kirkus Reviews“Fascinating…Fans will look forward to Meg’s further adventures.”—Publishers Weekly**One arrow through the heart could be a tragic hunting accident. A second one, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Tree Story

    The History of the World Written in Rings

    What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined?Winner of the World Wildlife Fund's 2020 Jan Wolkers PrizeOne of Science News's "Favorite Books of 2020"A New York Times "New and Noteworthy" BookA 2020 Woodland Book of the YearGold Winner of the 2020 Foreword INDIES Award in Ecology & EnvironmentBronze Winner of the 2021 Independent Publisher Book Award in ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • The White Cascade

    The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche

    by Gary Krist ...
    The never-before-told story of one of the worst rail disasters in U.S. history in which two trains full of people, trapped high in the Cascade Mountains, are hit by a devastating avalancheIn February 1910, a monstrous blizzard centered on Washington State hit the Northwest, breaking records. The world stopped—but nowhere was the danger more terrifying than near a tiny town called Wellington, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • My First Summer in the Sierra

    by John Muir ...
    According to Wikipedia: "John Muir (21 April 1838 24 December 1914[1]) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to save the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

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    Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth

    An “informative and vividly reported book” that goes beyond the politics of climate change to explore practical ways we can adapt and survive (San Francisco Chronicle).Journalist Mark Hertsgaard has reported on global warming for outlets including the New Yorker, NPR, Time, and Vanity Fair. But it was only after he became a father that he started thinking about the two billion young people ... Read more

    $2.99 USD