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GLACIER BAY

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Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIERRA CLUB BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM433663


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GRAND CANYON OF THE LIVING COLORADO

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIERRA CLUB BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM433664


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TROPICAL NATURE

By: ADRIAN FORSYTH

Price: $6.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM213903


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AT THE WATER'S EDGE

By: ALAN M. CVANCARA

Price: $6.00

Publisher: WILEY JOHN & SONS INC.(TRADE:

Seller ID: IM167968


Explores the basics of freshwater ecology--the workings of lakes, ponds and streams--as learned while traveling by canoe or kayak, or while hiking or snorkeling. Answers questions such as, Of what good are mosquitoes?'' and Of what harm is acid rain to lakes and streams?'' Includes more than 100 illustrations of aquatic life and associated environments. One chapter covers a hypothetical three-day solo journey. A list of select national wildlife refuges featuring freshwat... View more info

DARWIN AND THE BEAGLE

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: IM458472


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NO ROOM IN THE ARK

By: ALAN MOORHEAD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

Seller ID: IM433755


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BEYOND THE LAST VILLAGE: A JOURNEY OF DI

By: ALAN RABINOWITZ

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ISLAND PRESS(CA):

Seller ID: IM359891


In 1993, Alan Rabinowitz, called "the Indiana Jones" of wildlife science by "The New York Times," arrived for the first time in the country of Myanmar, known until 1989 as Burma, uncertain of what to expect. Working under the auspices of the Wildlife Conservation Society, his goal was to establish a wildlife research and conservation program and to survey the country's wildlife. He succeeded beyond all expectations, not only discovering a species of primitive deer comple... View more info

WATER AND SKY : REFLECTIONS OF A NORTHER

By: ALAN S. KESSELHEIM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: FULCRUM PUBLISHING*@:

Seller ID: IM356331


This narrative goes beyond a mere chronicling of miles traveled, of deep-winter hardships, of whitewater challenges and wildlife confrontations. Paralleling the day-by-day account of their wilderness odyssey is the theme of introspective journeying and self-discovery. View more info

VANISHED WORLD

By: ANNE GERTRU SNELLER

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: IM458946


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TEACHING A STONE TO TALK : EXPEDITIONS A

By: ANNIE DILLARD

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM485597


Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings. View more info

ATLANTIC SALMON A VANISHING SPECIES

By: ANTHONY NETBOY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM423510


Dj shows light wear with a few small tears in mylar jacket . View more info

DESERT NOTES

By: BARRY LOPEZ

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: IM457475


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ROAN MOUNTAIN

By: BAUER JENNIFER

Price: $19.99

Publisher: HISTORY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM504678


Roan Mountain's remarkable ecosystem has enchanted people for centuries, beginning with the first native inhabitants. Then came pioneering settlers, celebrated naturalists like John Muir, hardworking miners and loggers eager to make a living from the land, and ambitious developers such as John T. Wilder, whose Cloudland hotel helped make Roan a tourist destination in the late 1870s. Today, conservationists, researchers and nature-lovers of all kinds flock here to experie... View more info

AMONG THE BEARS : RAISING ORPHAN CUBS IN

By: BENJAMIN KILHAM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM269349


A first-person account of wild bear behavior that is both a thrilling animal story and a groundbreaking work of science. In the spring of 1993, Ben Kilham, a naturalist who lives in the woodlands of New Hampshire, began raising a pair of orphaned wild black bears. The experience changed his life. While spending thousands of hours with the cubs, Kilham discovered unknown facets of bear behavior that have radically revised our understanding of animal behavior. Now ... View more info

WINTER WORLD : THE INGENUITY OF ANIMAL S

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM4892


From flying hot-blooded squirrels and diminutive kinglets to sleeping black bears and torpid turtles to frozen insects and frogs, the animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physicallimitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Ber... View more info

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SUMMER WORLD : A SEASON OF BOUNTY

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM10037


How can cicadas survive--and thrive--at temperatures pushing 115F? Do hummingbirds know what they're up against before they migrate over the Gulf of Mexico? Why do some trees stop growing taller even when three months of warm weather remain? With awe and unmatched expertise, Bernd Heinrich's Summer World never stops exploring the beautifully complex interactions of animals and plants with nature, giving extraordinary depth to the relationships between habitat and the ... View more info

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MIND OF THE RAVEN : INVESTIGATIONS AND A

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM17814


Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect for these complex and engaging creatures, and through his keen observation... View more info

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GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA

By: BERNIE KRAUSE

Price: $15.19

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM82617


Musician and naturalist Bernie Krause is one of the world's leading experts in natural sound, and he's spent his life discovering and recording nature's rich chorus. Searching far beyond our modern world's honking horns and buzzing machinery, he has sought out the truly wild places that remain, where natural soundscapes exist virtually unchanged from when the earliest humans first inhabited the earth. Krause shares fascinating insight into how deeply animals rely on ... View more info

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EGG AND I

By: BETTY MACDONALD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM14031


When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no electricity, a house in need of constant repair, and days that ran from four in the morning to nine at night, the MacDonalds had barely a moment to put their feet up and relax. And then came the children. Yet through every trial and pitfall--through chaos and catas... View more info

LIVING WATER: TRUE STORIES OF NATURE AND

By: BRENDA PETERSON

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM155383


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HORN OF DARKNESS : RHINOS ON THE EDGE

By: CAROL CUNNINGHAM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54417


The black rhino is nature's tank, feared by all animals. Even lions will break off a hunt to detour around one. And yet the black rhino is on the edge of extinction, its numbers dwindling from 100,000 at the turn of the century, to less than 2,500 today. The reason is that in places like Yemen, China, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, the rhino's horn is more valuable than gold, so valuable that people will risk their lives to harvest it. To deter rhino poachers, African gove... View more info

WILD ECHOES

By: CHARLES BERGMAN

Price: $6.50

Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB. CO.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM306164


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WILD ECHOES

By: CHARLES BERGMAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB. CO.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM306165


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BENEATH THE DARK HILL

By: CHRIS FERRIS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SWAN HILL:

Seller ID: IM406588


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FOREST PRIMEVAL

By: CHRIS MASER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM298624


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