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  • The Modern Arkby Vicki Croke

    Scribner 2014; US$ 26.00

    An in-depth look at the radical changes occurring in our nation?s zoos?from cement-paved mazes to simulated rain forests to completely natural landscapes?as well as the history behind the actual idea of the zoo. Following the lead of private menageries in Europe, public zoos began to proliferate throughout America. What once started as symbols of prestige... 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...

  • Nature's Wayby Patrick O'Sullivan

    Veritas Publications Ltd 2011; US$ 2.99

    An evocative and moving book, exploring the beauty and peace inherent in nature. more...

  • New Studies on Former and Recent Landscape Changes in Africaby Juergen Runge

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95

    Volume 32 (2013) of the internationally recognized and acclaimed yearbook series ?Palaeoecology of Africa? publishes 9 new interdisciplinary scientific papers on former and recent landscape evolution and on past environments of the African continent (e.g. climate change, vegetation dynamics and growing impact of humans on ecosystems). These papers... more...

  • Notebooks from New Guineaby Vojtech Novotny

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 16.99

    This is a unique and delightfully engaging account by a leading tropical biologist of doing science at one of the last wild frontiers in the world. Vojtech Novotny is a highly respected Czech scientist. His widely cited work, of profound importance to ecology and evolution, is not done, like much modern science, in a lab full of gleaming apparatus.... more...

  • The Once and Future Worldby J.B. MacKinnon

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 25.00

    An award-winning ecology writer goes looking for the wilderness we've lost, providing an eye-opening account of the true relationship between humans and nature. more...

  • Painting the Southern Coastby West Fraser; Jean Stern; Martha R. Severens

    University of South Carolina Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    The beauty and spirit of coastal landscapes and waterways captured and celebrated during a lifetime more...

  • The Physical Foundation of Biologyby Walter M. Elsasser

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Physical Foundation of Biology: An Analytical Study offers a detailed account of the relationship between physics and biology. The discussion is based on a threefold development in theoretical science: the theory of automata (often designated as computers); the theory of information (mainly developed in communication engineering); and the theory... more...

  • Relicts of a Beautiful Seaby Christopher Norment

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    Along a tiny spring in a narrow canyon near Death Valley, seemingly against all odds, an Inyo Mountain slender salamander makes its home. "The desert," writes conservation biologist Christopher Norment, "is defined by the absence of water, and yet in the desert there is water enough, if you live properly." Relicts of a Beautiful Sea explores the... more...

  • Round Riverby Aldo Leopold; Luna B. Leopold; Charles W. Schwartz

    Oxford University Press, USA 1972; US$ 34.99

    To those who know the charm of Aldo Leopold's writing in A Sand County Almanac, this collection from his journals and essays will be a new delight. The journal entries included here were written in camp during his many field trips--hunting, fishing, and exploring--and they indicate the source of ideas on land ethics found in his longer essays.... more...