Nature and the natural world: general interest

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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 ...

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 ...

Woman, Watching

From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Passion and Persistence

Diane Pinch’s non-fiction homage to Sierra Club BC provides an overview of the lasting impact the group has had, not only in BC, but in all of Canada. Replete with first-hand accounts, maps, and photos, ...

K9 Obedience Training

In K9 Obedience Training, certified animal behaviour consultant and veteran search and rescue (SAR) dog handler and trainer Susan Bulanda shares the secrets of building an effective obedience training ...

Big Lonely Doug

In the tradition of John Vaillant’s modern classic The Golden Spruce comes the story of Big Lonely Doug, one of the largest trees in Canada whose unlikely survival and discovery sheds light on the turbulence ...

Tree

The story of a single tree, from the moment the seed is released from its cone until, more than 500 years later, it lies on the forest floor as a nurse log, giving life to ferns, mosses, and hemlocks, ...