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In the Name of Wild

Par (auteur) Phillip Vannini & April Vannini
Avec Autumn Vannini
Catégories: La Terre

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

Par (auteur) Erich Hoyt
Catégories: Animaux aquatiques

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 ...

Watermelon Snow

Par (auteur) Lynne Quarmby
Catégories: La Terre

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 ...

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, ...

Peace in Peril, The

Par (auteur) Christopher Pollon
Photographies de Ben Nelms
Catégories: La Terre

Christopher Pollon is a journalist whose work has appeared in The Walrus, Reader’s Digest, and the Globe and Mail. Ben Nelms is a photojournalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Maclean’s ...

Dam Builders

Par (auteur) Michael Runtz
Catégories: La Terre

Few animals in the world are as famous or as infamous as the beaver, and none save our species has the ability to so dramatically transform its environment. Beavers are remarkable animals. They have teeth ...

Conrad Kain

Conrad Kain is a titan amongst climbers in Canada and is well-known in mountaineering circles all over the world. His letters to Amelie Malek—a life-long friend—offer a candid view into the deepest ...

Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Heritage Site

Par (auteur) Robert W. Sandford
Catégories: La Terre

Ecology and Wonder makes several remarkable claims: The greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region is what has been preserved, not what has been developed. Protecting the spine ...

The Wolf's Head

Par (auteur) Peter Unwin
Catégories: Histoire naturelle

Immortalized in words and song, the symbol of the great, untreaded Wilderness, the shores surrounding Lake Superior rustle with stories of gregarious legend, unlikely heroes, quiet sorrow, and unmatched ...

Ebb and Flow

Par (auteur) Tom Koppel
Catégories: La Terre

Ebb and Flow was named one of 2007’s "best science books" by Peter Calamai, science editor of the Toronto Star [Dec. 30, 2007]. He calls it a "wonderful resource book. Tom Koppel seems to have visited ...