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Your Inner Fish

A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik , the “fish...


"Coyne's knowledge of evolutionary biology is prodigious, his deployment of it as masterful as his...

The Wealth of Nature

Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination


Hailed as "one of the most eminent environmental historians of the West" by Alan Brinkley in The...

The Botany of Desire

A Plant's-Eye View of the World

The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the  New York Times  bestselling author of  Cooked  and ...

Ecological Imperialism

The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900


The second edition of this classic work that evaluates the ecological reasons for European...


Enables non-specialists to identify the genera and more common species of ants occurring in cool and...

OUP Oxford (2006)

A definitive review of the island literature, explaining how islands have been used as natural...

Sustaining Life

How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity


Edited and written by Harvard Medical School physicians Eric Chivian and Aaron Bernstein, ...

Describes and illustrates more than 50 species of shorebirds in Australia.

On the Origin of Species

By Means of Natural Selection


Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species , compiling his discoveries from...