One cannot turn on the news today without a report on an extreme-weather event or the latest update on Antarctica. But while our politicians argue, the truth is that climate change is already here. Nobody knows this better than Indigenous peoples who, having developed an intimate relationship with ecosystems over generations, have observed these changes for decades.
The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them.In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals are--intelligent, aware, and empathetic.
From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes--America's public lands.
From one of the finest naturalist/writers of our time, a fascinating investigation of Nature’s inspiring death-to-life cycle
When a good friend with a severe illness wrote, asking if he might have his “green burial” at Bernd Heinrich’s hunting camp in Maine, it inspired the acclaimed biologist to investigate a subject that had long fascinated him.$39.99ISBN: 9781797107448Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Audio - January 28th, 2020
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE From the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a powerful and important work about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a compelling account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes.Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life$29.99ISBN: 9780008338756Availability: BackorderedPublished: William the 4th - February 4th, 2020
J. A. Baker's extraordinary classic of British nature writing was first published in 1967. Greeted with acclaim, it went on to win the Duff Cooper Prize, the pre-eminent literary prize of the time. Luminaries such as Ted Hughes, Barry Lopez and Andrew Motion have cited it as one of the most important books in twentieth-century nature writing.$27.00ISBN: 9780358306849Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Audio - February 18th, 2020Acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year since boyhood to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. What is the biology in humans of this deep-in-the-bones pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing?$24.99ISBN: 9781799739128Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Brilliance Audio - February 25th, 2020
"Vividly written...Their story is thrilling--the kind of tale that wild-animal lovers won't easily forget."--People$42.99ISBN: 9781541406643Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Tantor Audio - April 14th, 2020
Some people insist that culture is strictly a human feat. What are they afraid of? This book looks into three cultures of other-than-human beings in some of Earth's remaining wild places. It shows how if you're a sperm whale, a scarlet macaw, or a chimpanzee, you too experience your life with the understanding that you are an individual in a particular community.$49.99ISBN: 9781690558460Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Dreamscape Media - April 14th, 2020
December of 2018 marked a largely unprecedented victory for cannabis. The 2018 Farm Bill passed, and, with it, hemp became legal. What the federal government listed for decades as a schedule 1 narcotic was finally classified as an agricultural crop, giving great promise to the rise of a new American hemp industry.$35.00ISBN: 9781549186141Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little Brown and Company - January 14th, 2020$27.00ISBN: 9780358306887Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HMH Audio - February 18th, 2020The surprising, rich life of tree swallows in nesting season—with Heinrich’s beautiful illustrations and photographs—by the acclaimed naturalist.
Heinrich is sparked one early spring day by a question: Why does a pair of swallows in a nest-box close to his Maine cabin show an unvarying preference for white feathers—not easily available nearby—as