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Order Out of Chaos

by Ilya Prigogine & Isabelle Stengers

A pioneering book that shows how the two great themes of classic science, order and chaos, are being reconciled in a new and unexpected synthesis.

Order Out of Chaos is a sweeping critique of the discordant...


The Milk Lady of Bangalore: An Unexpected Adventure

by Shoba Narayan

When Shoba Narayan, a writer and cookbook author who had lived for years in Manhattan, moves back to Bangalore with her family, she befriends the milk lady, from whom she buys fresh milk every day. These two...


Speculative Taxidermy

by Giovanni Aloi

Taxidermy, once the province of natural history and dedicated to the pursuit of lifelike realism, has recently resurfaced in the world of contemporary art,culture, and interior design. In Speculative Taxidermy,...


Walden

by Henry David Thoreau

An American masterwork in praise of nature, self-reliance, and the simple life "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn...


Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

by J.E. McPherson

The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily...


A Taste for the Beautiful

by Michael J. Ryan

From one of the world's leading authorities on animal behavior, the astonishing story of how the female brain drives the evolution of beauty in animals and humans

Darwin developed the theory of sexual selection...


Hap Wilson's Wilderness 3-Book Bundle

by Hap Wilson

Noted traveller and environmentalist Hap Wilson shares accounts of his lifelong involvement with wilderness living within the Canadian Shield. Wilson knows better than most how to live in the woods. As park...


The Wastewater Gardener: Preserving the Planet One Flush at a Time

by Mark Nelson & Tony Juniper

Mark Nelson, PhD, takes us on a global expedition to learn how we are wasting the world's dwindling supply of fresh water by flushing away a very valuable resource, our own human wastes! The author is founding...


What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?: How Money Really Does Grow on Trees

by Tony Juniper & Hrh Prince Charles

During recent years, environmental debate worldwide has been dominated by climate change, carbon emissions and the greenhouse effect. But a number of academic, technical, political, business and NGO initiatives...


Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2

by John Allen

2009 Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Biography/Memoir, Me and the Biospheres is the definitive autobiography of John P. Allen, inventor of the largest laboratory for global ecology ever built...


Walden and Civil Disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau & Matt Graham

"An iconoclast in literature . . . His soul was made for the noblest society; he had in a short life exhausted the capabilities of this world; wherever there is knowledge, wherever there is virtue, wherever...


Catch and Release: The Enduring Yet Vulnerable Horseshoe Crab

by Lisa Jean Moore

The unexpected and fascinating interspecies relationship between humans and horseshoe crabs. Horseshoe crabs are considered both a prehistoric and indicator species. They have not changed in tens of millions...


The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Future

by Christian Schwägerl & Paul Crutzen

For more than two decades, award-winning science and environmental journalist, Christian Schwagerl has researched how humans, nature, and technology interact. Schwagerl is inspired by the idea of Nobel Prize-winning...


Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

by Strachan Donnelley, Ceara Donnelley & Bruce Jennings

The philanthropist and philosopher Strachan Donnelley (1942--2008) devoted his life to studying the complex relationship between humans and nature. Founder and first president of the Center for Humans and Nature,...


Nature's Transcendence and Immanence

by Marilynn Lawrence, Jea Sophia Oh, Leon Niemoczynski & Rose Ellen Dunn et al.

What does it mean for nature to be sacred? Is anything supernatural or even unnatural? Nature’s Transcendence and Immanence: A Comparative Interdisciplinary Ecstatic Naturalism discusses nature’s divinizing...


Microalgal Production for Biomass and High-Value Products

by Stephen P. Slocombe & John R. Benemann

Microalgae are a particularly interesting source of products that range from currently marketed human nutritionals and food ingredients, to potential sources of biofuels and animal feeds. Rapid advances in technology...


Amphibian and Reptile Adaptations to the Environment: Interplay Between Physiology and Behavior

by Denis Vieira de Andrade, Catherine R. Bevier & José Eduardo de Carvalho

Despite their diversity, amphibians and reptiles share many physiological traits, such as their dependence on external heat sources for body temperature regulation, that are of pivotal importance to their ability...


Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate

by Kathleen A. Miller, Alan F. Hamlet & Douglas S. Kenney

Water Policy and Planning in a Variable and Changing Climate addresses the current challenges facing western water planners and policy makers in the United States and considers strategies for managing water...


Water Bankruptcy in the Land of Plenty

by Franck Poupeau, Hoshin Gupta & Aleix Serrat-Capdevila

As the American Southwest faces its deepest drought in history, this book explores the provocative notion of "water bankruptcy" with a view towards emphasizing the diversity and complexity of water issues in...


MY BOOK OF EIGHT FISH - A Baba Indaba Children's Story

by Rosalie Mendel, Narrated by Baba Indaba & Illustrated by Hazel Frazee

This is a group of ten stories about sea creatures originally written by ROSALIE G. MENDEL illustrated by HAZEL FRAZEE and narrated by BABA INDABA.

Herein you will children’s stories about Star Fish, Whales,...