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- 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...
- 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...
- Summersdale 2013; US$ 7.99
Discover some of the world's deadliest creatures in this collection Man-eating maggots, poisonous birds, and freshwater fish with teeth as big as a tiger's are just a few of the dangerous and deadly creatures you'll encounter in this book. From tiny terrors to raging beasts, this collection of the world's deadliest animals contains amazing photographs,... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water… When you dive into the sea, do you ever wonder what?s down there, beneath you, poised to take an inquisitive bite? Author of Jaws Peter Benchley and film director Steven Spielberg certainly did, for below the waves lies a world we neither see nor understand; an alien world where we are but... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
In Science on Ice, award-winning science broadcaster and writer Veronika Meduna follows deep-south scientists who huddle in tents and dive under ice to study ancient mud, fat fish, migrating penguins and fossilised forests. Meduna presents us with a fascinating frozen land – Antarctica?s ice cap holds three quarters of the planet?s fresh water, its... more...
- Global Travel Publishers 2013; US$ 22.95
The African Safari Journal & Field Guide is the perfect book to take on safari because it is a wildlife guide, trip organizer, phrase book, safari diary, map directory and wildlife checklist, all in one! And because many safariers have strict baggage limits, this 7-BOOKS-IN-ONE journal becomes even more valuable because it features all the information... more...