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- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Il n'y a plus de Pyrénées ! Mot célèbre ; mot ingrat de la part d'un homme qui avait envoyé son petit duc du Maine aux eaux de Barèges ; surtout, mot prématuré, le contraire de la vérité, et fait pour mettre hors d'eux les futurs alpinistes ou pyrénéistes. A le risquer hardi, le mot vrai eût été : Il n'y a pas encore de Pyrénées." À PROPOS... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 19.00
The book presents 50 of the most recognizable and geologically interesting sites around South Africa, including some of palaeontological or historical renown and some of mining interest. The diverse selection includes sites such as Chapman?s Peak, Howick Falls, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Mapungubwe, Tswaing Meteorite Crater and the Fraserburg... more...
- Scribner 2014; US$ 16.00
The riveting story of how a young man turned $25 into more than 200 schools around the world and the guiding steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a young... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
The Red Sea is a unique and fragile environment. All but landlocked between Africa and Arabia, its peculiar oceanographic conditions, its geographical position and its geological history all conspire to make it particularly vulnerable to the side-effects of human civilization. In places, it is already a key environment under threat. What makes the... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
Welltravelled divers all acknowledge that the best diving in the world is found in the warm waters of tropical Bali. Bali is located in the famous "coral triangle," the center of the world's tropical marine diversity, and the island is blessed with a stunning variety of dive sitesshipwrecks, quiet black sand bays, crystalline hard coral reefs over... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2012; US$ 36.00
In the humid forests of Cape Horn, a single tree can host more than 100 species of little epiphyte plants. The floor of the forest and the rocks are also covered by numerous species of liverworts, mosses, and lichens. The decision to stop at a tree or rock and explore these ?miniature forests? generates an authentic ecotourism experience. In a small... more...
- Sunpenny Publishing Group 2011; US$ 0.99
Corinna Weyreter and Gjalt van der Zee sailed away from the rat race, and their careers in the oil industry, in search of freedom and adventure in the fabled South Pacific. Taking only what could justify its space on their 41-foot yacht, they abandoned materialism to discover how little a person really needs in order to be content. Trading with fishermen... more...
- Wilderness Press 2011; US$ 17.99
Most people who visit tidepools for the first time walk through the area oblivious to the richness of life thriving among the rocks. Yet with this book as a guide, by the time they leave, they will be tiptoeing to avoid trampling the fragile plants and animals they discovered during their visit. Tidepools: Southern California will sharpen wanderers?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
Seeds of Amazonian Plants is the first field guide to treat the extraordinary diversity of seeds and diaspores of plants commonly encountered in the Amazon and other lowland moist forests of the American tropics. This stunningly illustrated guide features an easy-to-use whole-plant approach to seed identification that provides detailed... more...
- 30 Degrees South Publishers 2010; US$ 10.00
From the mists of Basotho legendfrom the time of King Moshoeshoe. The tiny country of Lesotho is entirely surrounded by South Africa, yet it remains one of the most remote and unexplored areas in the region. The reason for this isolation is the mountainsrow upon row of serrated peaks make this the country with the highest low point... more...