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Ecology

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  • Pass it Onby Joanna Macy; Norbert Gahbler

    Parallax Press 2006; US$ 6.99

    Eco-philosopher and best-selling author Joanna Macy, Ph.D., shares five stories from her more than thirty years of studying and practicing Buddhism and deep ecology. Gathered on her travels to India, Russia, Australia, and Tibet, these stories give testament to Joanna Macy?s belief that either humankind awakens to a new and deeper understanding of... more...

  • A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Riversby Henry David Thoreau

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Wonderful Journey through the Forests of Maine ?The mission of men there seems to be, like so many busy demons, to drive the forest out of the country.?- Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers presents Thoreau's fullest account of the wilderness. It?s a personal story of exterior... more...

  • The Prairie in Seedby Dave Williams

    University of Iowa Press 2016; US$ 17.00

    The tallgrass prairie offers solutions to the many environmental challenges facing our water, soils, and ecosystems. Planting prairie on just 10 percent of a field can effectively remove excess phosphorous and nitrogen from the remaining 90 percent. Deep prairie roots and dense aboveground growth filter and hold soils, keeping them from eroding into... more...

  • Hunting for Frogs on Elston, and Other Tales from Field & Streetby Jerry Sullivan; Victor M. Cassidy; Bobby Sutton

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    A selection of savvy observations on urban ecology from one of the Midwest's foremost authorities on the subject, Hunting for Frogs on Elston collects the best of naturalist Jerry Sullivan's weekly Field & Street columns, originally published in the Chicago Reader . Engaging, opinionated, inspiring, and occasionally irreverent, Hunting for... more...

  • An African Savannaby R. J. Scholes; B. H. Walker

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 68.00

    This book develops a unified vision of the ecology of dry savannas, a little studied ecosystem. more...

  • Nature in the Kawarthasby Peterborough Field Naturalists

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 16.99

    This book is a valuable asset that presents a wealth of information on the birds, mammals, insects, flowers, reptiles, and amphibians of this special area. It describes where to visit to explore the natural wonders of this amazing area and its treasure of wild biodiversity. It is a true laymans guide to nature in the Kawarthas. more...

  • Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Centuryby Stephanie LeMenager; Teresa Shewry; Ken Hiltner

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century showcases the recent explosive expansion of environmental criticism, which is actively transforming three areas of broad interest in contemporary literary and cultural studies: history, scale, and science. With contributors engaging texts from the medieval period through the twenty-first century,... more...

  • Travels in the Greater Yellowstoneby Jack Turner

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 22.99

    Award-winning nature writer Jack Turner directs his attention to one of America's greatest natural treasures: the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Comprised of two national parks, three national wildlife refuges, parts of six national forests, and eleven wilderness areas, Greater Yellowstone is a vast array of differing environments and geographies.... more...

  • The Desert Yearby Joseph Wood Krutch

    University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Now back in print, Joseph Wood Krutch?s Burroughs Award?winning The Desert Year is as beautiful as it is philosophically profound. Although Krutch?often called the Cactus Walden?came to the desert relatively late in his life, his curiosity and delight in his surroundings abound throughout The Desert Year, whether he is marveling at the majesty... more...

  • The Highlandsby Richard G. Lathrop

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 45.00

      The Highlands is the first book to examine the natural and cultural landscape of this four-state (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut) region, showing how it?s distinctive and why its conservation is vital. Each chapter is written by a different leading researcher and specialist in that field, and introduces readers to an aspect... more...