Wildlife: general interest

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rise of the Necrofauna

By (author) Britt Wray
Foreword by George Church
Categories: Wildlife: general interest

What happens when you try to recreate a woolly mammoth—fascinating science, or conservation catastrophe? In this provocative and enlightening book, Britt Wray explores the controversial new science ...

The World of Wolves

The grey wolf is one of the world's most polarizing and charismatic species. Respected, adored, or held in awe by many as an icon of wilderness, wolves have also sparked fear and hatred when they have ...

Cod: The Ecological History of the North Atlantic Fishery

The devastation of many of the greatest North Atlantic cod stocks, particularly those of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Grand Banks, has become an icon for the unsustainable relation between human ...

The Real Winnie

The story of Winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A. A. Milne, and became immortalized in the Winnie the Pooh stories, is told against the backdrop of the First ...

Stain Upon the Sea, A

On the West Coast, few subjects are as controversial as salmon farming. Every week, new studies raise alarming questions about the safety of farmed fish and the risk farms pose to the environment. But ...