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Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change

May 30, 2016
Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883 Krakatoa - the day the world exploded, August 27, 1883

In August 1883, a catastrophic volcanic eruption off the coast of Java was followed by a tsunami that killed nearly 40,000 people. The author brings new perspective to this iconic event, showing how it marked a change in East-West relations.

May 24, 2016
Listening to a continent sing - birdsong by bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific Listening to a continent sing - birdsong by bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific

May 30, 2016
Moon - from 4.5 billion years ago to the present Moon - from 4.5 billion years ago to the present

May 30, 2016
Owls - our most charming bird Owls - our most charming bird

An illustrated guide to 50 of the world's owl species combines pop-up watercolors with lively, irreverent descriptions celebrating the unique characters of tiny elf owls, huge Eurasian eagle owls, elegant horned owls and other examples. --Publisher.

May 30, 2016
The dragon behind the glass - a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish The dragon behind the glass - a true story of power, obsession, and the world's most coveted fish

"A journalist's quest to find a wild Asian arowana--the world's most expensive aquarium fish--takes her on a global tour through the bizarre realm of ornamental fish hobbyists to some of the most remote jungles on the planet."--Dust jacket.

May 30, 2016
Unseen city - the majesty of pigeons, the discreet charm of snails & other wonders of the urban wilderness Unseen city - the majesty of pigeons, the discreet charm of snails & other wonders of the urban wilderness

"Johnson argues that learning to see the world afresh, like a child, shifts the way we think about nature: Instead of something distant and abstract, nature becomes real all at once comical, annoying, and beautiful. This shift can add tremendous value to our lives, and it might just be the first step in saving the world...[C]hapter by chapter, "Unseen City" takes us on a journey that is part nature lesson and part love letter to the world's urban jungles. With the right perspective, a walk to th

May 30, 2016