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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

by Robert Penn

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it.

Out of all the trees in the world, the ash is most closely bound up with who we are: the tree we have made the greatest...


Mushroom Essences: Vibrational Healing from the Kingdom Fungi

by Robert Rogers & Willoughby Arevalo

In this innovative contribution to the field of energy medicine, experienced mycologist and herbalist Robert Rogers offers an extensive guide to healing a range of physical, emotional, and psychological conditions...


Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1885 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos' is an anthropological work on the Inuit...


The Central Eskimo

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1888 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Central Eskimo' was his first monograph and details his time spent...


Kashmir

by Francis Younghusband

This early work by Francis Younghusband was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Kashmir' is a work on the geography and people of the Indian...


Pocket Photo Guide to the Mammals of Sri Lanka

by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

A compact, easy-to-use mammal identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to Sri Lanka. More than 40 species are described here in detail, from the Grey Slender Loris to the Giant Squirrel and the...


The Environment in the Age of the Internet

by Heike Graf (ed.)

How do we talk about the environment? Does this communication reveal and construct meaning? Is the environment expressed and foregrounded in the new landscape of digital media? The Environment in the Age of...


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness

by Sy Montgomery

Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this “fascinating…touching…informative…entertaining” (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus—a...


A Rum Affair

by Karl Sabbagh & Adam Nicolson

‘An exciting scientific detective story' – Times Literary Supplement

‘A breezy ride . . . informative and amusing' – Washington Post Book World

In the 1940s, the eminent British botanist John Heslop Harrison...


Bird Dog Days, Wingshooting Ways: Archibald Rutledge's Tales of Upland Hunting

by Jim Casada

An expanded edition of Rutledge's stories on game-bird hunting and devoted canine companions


Natural Gardening for Birds: Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat in Your Backyard

by Julie Zickefoose

A Practical Illustrated Bird-Oriented Gardening Book with Great Reference Charts

Bird-watchers everywhere dream of a landscape dotted with fruiting shrubs, nests tucked into twining vines, and birds flocking...


Muir and More

by Ronald Turnbull & Colin Brash

John Muir – a life, but also a hike. Muir is 200 miles of high-level granite and pine, but also the inventor of a clockwork self-awakening bed and the American national park system. Muir is East Lothian’s...


Old Dogs New Tricks: More Tales from Two Kiwi Country Vets

by Peter Anderson & Peter Jerram

More cock and bull stories from New Zealand's favourite country VetsPeter Anderson (aka the Flying Vet) and Peter Jerram (aka the Sailing Vet) are back with more lough-out-loud and entertaining yarns about the...


Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig

by Olivier Rieppel

Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel-the...


Habitat, Population Dynamics, and Metal Levels in Colonial Waterbirds: A Food Chain Approach

by Joanna Burger & Michael Gochfeld

This book is a result of the authors' more than 40 years of study on the behavior, populations, and heavy metals in the colonial waterbirds nesting in Barnegat Bay and the nearby estuaries and bays in the Northeastern...


Baobabs of the World: The upside-down trees of Madagascar, Africa and Australia

by Andry Petignat & Louise Jasper

A photographic masterpiece, this beautiful book is a fitting tribute to the baobab - an extraordinary and majestic tree found principally in Madagascar, and peripherally in Africa and Australia. The first section...


Pocket Guide Butterflies of East Africa

by Dino J. Martins & Steve Collins

Butterflies are among the most familiar and popular of all the insects, and butterfly watching makes an absorbing hobby. This handy, compact guide serves as an introduction to East Africa's amazing butterfly...


Being a Beast

by Charles Foster

A passionate naturalist explores what it’s really like to be an animal—by living like them

How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are...


The Big Book of Nature Activities: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning

by Jacob Rodenburg & Drew Monkman

Get out! Seasonal activities, information, stories, games and observations to foster engagement with the natural world


CCTV for Wildlife Monitoring: An Introduction

by Susan Young

This is a handbook on the use of CCTV in nature watching, conservation and ecological research. CCTV offers a unique ability to monitor wildlife in real time, stream video to the web, capture imagery of fast-moving...