Nature and the natural world: general interest

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In the Name of Wild

Five continents. Ten countries. Twenty Natural World Heritage sites in five years. In the Name of Wild is the story of what happened when one family set out to learn what wildness means to people around ...

Planktonia

When people hear the word "migration," they think of animals that move from a feeding area to a breeding area and back each year. But the greatest migration on Earth happens twice every night. The movement ...

Around England with a Dog

By (author) Lesley Choyce
Categories: Travel and holiday guides

The story of two seasoned and intrepid Canadian travellers, Lesley and Linda Choyce, who embark on a new adventure with their West Highland terrier, Kelty.

 

Lesley Choyce is a 70-year-old year-round North ...

Take Me Home

By (photographer) Andrew Grant
Categories: Dogs as pets

"The portraits themselves are quite impressive -- sharply detailed color images photographed against a white background in a professional studio. They are best described as revealing character studies ...

Passions for Birds

Whether as sources of joy and pleasure to be fed, counted, and watched, as objects of sport to be hunted and killed, or as food to be harvested, wild birds evoke strong feelings.

Sean Nixon traces the ...

The World According to Dogs

With over one hundred dog cartoons and lighthearted accompanying text, this Rosetta Stone of retrievers will give both those with a new puppy and the most experienced dog people some helpful tips for ...

Flight from Grace

Human animals are despoiling nature and causing a sixth extinction on Earth. This book traces human reverence for birds from the Stone Age through the cultures of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Peru, and Greece ...

Watermelon Snow

From the vantage of a boat full of artists on an adventure in the high Arctic, biologist Lynne Quarmby explains the science that convinced her of an urgent need to act on climate change and recounts how ...

Spirits of the Coast

An insightful collection exploring the plight, past and promise of the Orca, powerful symbol of British Columbia’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans.

Spirits of the Coast brings together the ...

Rain Comin' Down

From one of the world’s foremost authorities on the connections between water, landscape, and our changing climate comes an intimate look at what drives one man’s obsession with the world’s most ...