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- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99
When Man Becomes Prey examines the details of fatal predator attacks on humans, providing an opportunity to learn about the factors and behaviors that led to attacks. The predators profiled in the book include black bears, grizzly bears, mountain lions, coyotes, and gray wolves?the first time all five species have been included in one volume.... more...
- Milkweed Editions 2014; US$ 18.00
John James Audubon is renowned for his masterpiece of natural history and art, The Birds of America , the first nearly comprehensive survey of the continent?s birdlife. And yet few people understand, and many assume incorrectly, what sort of man he was. How did the illegitimate son of a French sea captain living in Haiti, who lied both about his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
The ancient Greeks and Romans lived in a world teeming with animals. Animals were integral to ancient commerce, war, love, literature and art. Inside the city they were found as pets, pests, and parasites. They could be sacred, sacrificed, liminal, workers, or intruders from the wild. Beyond the city domesticated animals were herded and bred for profit... more...
- Medallion Media Group 2014; US$ 9.99
Pursuing your passion includes a whole lot of crap. For Bud DeYoung, that?s about two hundred pounds a day! Since childhood, Bud had a passion for animals. As an adult, that passion led to the rescue of a bear who lived in his family?s house, then more animals crowding for space, until Bud eventually built an entire private zoo around his home in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
The Flagellates presents a multidisciplinary view of the flagellates exploring both their unity, in terms of their structure, mechanisms and processes, and their diversity in terms of biogeography, niche colonisation, and adaptations to their environment. In addition, evolutionary relationships amongst flagellates are explored. This is the only book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
This text applies bioenergetics to aquatic animals and explores its role in aquaculture and fisheries science. It seeks to provide a compact account of bioenergetics in aquaculture and clarify problems encountered in the areas of fisheries and more...
- Divine Arts 2014; US$ 16.95
Wade Doak is one of the world?s leading marine explorers. In Gaia Calls he takes his readers on a unforgettable journey. From his first discovery of the sunken treasure of the Elingamite, to life as a young man in the Solomon Islands living among the islanders, to years of dolphin research, diving adventures, and his discovery of interspecies communication.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
The ocean teems with life that thrives under difficult situations in unusual environments. The Extreme Life of the Sea takes readers to the absolute limits of the ocean world--the fastest and deepest, the hottest and oldest creatures of the oceans. It dives into the icy Arctic and boiling hydrothermal vents--and exposes the eternal darkness of the... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 28.00
Field Notes From a Hidden City is set against the background of the austere, grey and beautiful northeast Scottish city of Aberdeen. In it, Esther Woolfson examines the elements—geographic, atmospheric and environmental—which bring diverse life forms to live in close proximity in cities. Using the circumstances of her own life, house, garden and... more...