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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

by Clarence King

Mountaineers will realize, from these descriptions of Sierra climbs, how few dangers we encountered which might not have been avoided by time and caution. Since the uncertain perils of glacier work and snow...


Floating: A Life Regained

by Joe Minihane

The thrillingly triumphant memoir of one man’s self discovery and mastery of anxiety through wild swimming

Journalist Joe Minihane became obsessed with wild swimming and its restorative qualities, and developed...


Texas Waterfowl Identification Guide

by Central Flyway Council

The North American continent, at the time of its discovery and early settlement, had a waterfowl population which was one of its many wonders. So far as the evidence shows, no equal area of the earth's surface...


The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them

by Nina Elizabeth Mazuchelli

The Indian Alps and how we crossed them. Being a narrative of two years' residence in the Eastern Himlaya and two months' tour in the Interior. By a Lady Pioneer, Nina Mazuchelli. 

 

"Would you see Nature in...


Wild Animals I Have Known

by Ernest Thompson Seton

Wild animals I have known (1898) by Ernest Thompson Seton, illustrated with 200 drawings.

THESE STORIES are true. The animals in this book were all real characters. They lived the lives depicted here, and showed...


The Yosemite

by John Muir

The Yosemite by John Muir. Illustrated Edition. 

 

John Muir (1838–1914) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.  

 

John Muir...


My First Summer In the Sierra

by John Muir

First published in 1911, My First Summer in the Sierra incorporates the lyrical accounts and sketches he produced during his four-month stay in the Yosemite River Valley and the High Sierra. His record tracks...


Being in the Shadow

by Kate Russo

A total solar eclipse is considered to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But why would an astronomical event be of interest to you? 

Being in the Shadow describes what it is like to experience one of nature’s...


A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States

by David Goodrich

An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that explores the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director...


Dirt Is Good

by Jack Gilbert & Rob Knight

From two of the world’s top scientists and one of the world’s top science writers (all parents), Dirt Is Good is a q&a-based guide to everything you need to know about kids & germs.

“Is it OK for my child...


Edge of Morning

by Jacqueline Keeler

In support of tribal efforts to protect the Bears Ears, Native writers bear testimony to the fragile and essential nature of this sacred landscape in America’s remote red rock country. Through poem and essay,...


Stinkbugs: Biorational Control Based on Communication Processes

by Andrej Cokl & Miguel Borges

This book presents an overview of the Pentatomidae species, covering their biology, phylogeny and reproductive behavior, main plants used in their diet and their nutritional exigencies, predatory stinkbugs,...


Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction

by Cameron La Follette & Chris Maser

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction is a much-needed guide that addresses the exciting and significant paradigm shift to the Rights of Nature, as it is occurring both in the United States...


Because It Is So Beautiful

by Robert Leonard Reid

Taking its title from an affecting speech given by renowned author Barry Lopez, Because It Is So Beautiful is a response to desperate questions surrounding the protection and preservation of America’s wildlands....


Villager Jim's Garden Wildlife

by Villager Jim

Birds, bees, and a whole host of other flora and fauna that share Villager Jim's garden in the tiny Peak District village of Foolow, are featured in this stunning book of photographs. Bobbin Robin is just one...


One Shot

by John Leary

Over the last forty years, entire countries have been stripped of a primary natural resource: trees. Most of this deforestation occurred to make room for agriculture. Yet, in the coming decade, there will be...


The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

by Jim Robbins

A fascinating investigation into the miraculous world of birds and the powerful—and surprising—ways they enrich our lives and sustain the planet

Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship...


Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

by Langdon Cook

From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon.

For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild, thrashing in the jaws of a hungry...


The Sense of Wonder

by Rachel Carson

First published a half-century ago, Rachel Carson's award-winning The Sense of Wonder remains the classic guide to introducing children to the marvels of nature

In 1955, acclaimed conservationist Rachel Carson—author...


Chlorophyll Fluorescence: Understanding Crop Performance - Basics and Applications

by Mohamed H. Kalaji, Vasilij N. Goltsev & Krystyna ?uk-Go?aszewska

Chlorophyll a fluorescence is a tool for evaluating plant responses to stress conditions. Fluorescence can be used in plant phenotyping and breeding programs to monitor biotic and abiotic stresses including...