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The triumph of seeds - how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history The triumph of seeds - how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history

Mar 27, 2015
How to raise a wild child - the art and science of falling in love with nature How to raise a wild child - the art and science of falling in love with nature

"An easy-to-use guide for parents, teachers, and others looking to foster a strong connection between children and nature, complete with engaging activities, troubleshooting advice, and much more"--

Mar 27, 2015
Beneath the surface - killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish Beneath the surface - killer whales, SeaWorld, and the truth beyond Blackfish

In Beneath the Surface, Hargrove paints a compelling portrait of these highly intelligent and social creatures, including his favorite whales Takara and her mother Kasatka, two of the most dominant orcas in SeaWorld. And he includes vibrant descriptions of the lives of orcas in the wild, contrasting their freedom in the ocean with their lives in SeaWorld. Hargrove's journey is one that humanity has just begun to take--toward the realization that the relationship between the human and animal worl

Mar 27, 2015
The next species - the future of evolution in the aftermath of man The next species - the future of evolution in the aftermath of man

Delving into the history of the planet and based on reports and interviews with scientists, a science writer--traveling to rain forests, canyons, craters, and caves all over the world to explore the potential winners and losers of the next era of evolution--describes what life on earth could look like after the next mass extinction.

Mar 23, 2015
Dragonflies - magnificent creatures of water, air, and land Dragonflies - magnificent creatures of water, air, and land

Mar 20, 2015
To explain the world - the discovery of modern science To explain the world - the discovery of modern science

"Weinberg takes us across centuries from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad and Oxford, from Plato's Academy and the Museum of Alexandria to the cathedral school of Chartres and the Royal Society of London. He shows that the scientists of ancient and medieval times not only did not understand what we understand about the world--they did not understand what there is to understand, or how to understand it. Yet over the centuries, through the struggle to solve such mysteries as the curious backwar

Mar 20, 2015
Rocks and minerals - a photographic field guide Rocks and minerals - a photographic field guide

Mar 20, 2015