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The Mystery of Yawning in Physiology and Disease

by O. Walusinski

Yawning is a stereotyped phylogenetically ancient phenomenon that occurs in almost all vertebrates. As an emotional behavior and an expressive movement, yawning has many consequences; nevertheless, it has so...


Birdology

by Sy Montgomery

Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In...


People, Plants and Protected Areas: A Guide to in Situ Management

by John Tuxill, Gary Paul Nabhan & with Elizabeth Drexler

Conservation of plant resources is often focused on seed banks and botanical gardens. However, the two authors of this volume present a comprehensive conservation strategy that complements this ex-situ approach...


The Complete Guide to Beekeeping for Fun & Profit: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

by Cindy Belknap

The beekeeping business has been abuzz recently with an increase of people interested in tapping into valuable natural resources. The costs to starting a beekeeping business are not high, and an effectively...


The Complete Guide to Small Scale Farming: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Beef Cattle, Rabbits, Ducks, and Other Small Animals

by Melissa Nelson

Starting a small-scale farm is a dream of many, from those who watched the majesty of the great western farm in films to those who spent their childhood actually working on a farm. However, for many of these...


The Complete Beginner's Guide to Raising Small Animal: Everything You Need to Know About Raising Cows, Sheep, Chickens, Ducks, Rabbits, and More

by Carlotta Cooper

Domesticated small animals, from the cow to the rabbit, have been enjoyed by human owners around the world since the dawn of civilization, nearly 12,000 years ago. From pets to beasts of burden and even just...


The Complete Guide to Building Backyard Ponds, Fountains, and Waterfalls for Homeowners: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

by Melissa Samaroo

According to HGTV, the popular home and garden cable television station, water features are currently among the hottest landscaping trends in the United States, offering a way to increase a home's resell value...


The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

by Tara Layman Williams

Properly raised chickens can be a major boon to any household looking to save money on eggs and poultry. Learning what chickens need to survive, from the feed they eat, to the housing they require, is a necessary...


Flying Blind: One Man's Adventures Battling Buckthorn, Making Peace with Authority, and Creating a Home for Endangered Bats

by Don Mitchell

When Middlebury writing professor Don Mitchell was approached by a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department about tracking endangered Indiana bats on his 150-acre farm in Vermont's picturesque...


Top-Bar Beekeeping: Organic Practices for Honeybee Health

by Les Crowder & Heather Harrell

In recent years beekeepers have had to face tremendous challenges, from pests such as varroa and tracheal mites and from the mysterious but even more devastating phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder...


Dreaming the Future: Reimagining Civilization in the Age of Nature

by Kenny Ausubel & David W. Orr

Few would deny that we are entering a period of great change. Our environment is collapsing. Social disruption abounds. All around, it seems, we are experiencing breakdown. But out of this chaos comes the opportunity...


Taste, Memory: Forgotten Foods, Lost Flavors, and Why They Matter

by David Buchanan & Gary Paul Nabhan

Taste, Memory traces the experiences of modern-day explorers who rediscover culturally rich forgotten foods and return them to our tables for all to experience and savor.

In Taste, Memory author David Buchanan...


A Sanctuary of Trees: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions

by Gene Logsdon

As author Gene Logsdon puts it, "We are all tree huggers." But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons. Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety. In many...


Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition

by Ross Conrad & Gary Paul Nabhan

Today's beekeepers face unprecedented challenges, a fact that is now front-page news with the spread of "colony collapse disorder." Newly introduced pests like varroa and tracheal mites have made chemical treatment...


Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Peak Oil World

by Michael C. Ruppert & Colin Campbell

The book that inspired the movie Collapse.

The world is running short of energy-especially cheap, easy-to-find oil. Shortages, along with resulting price increases, threaten industrialized civilization, the...


Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms

by Greg Marley

2011 Winner, International Association of Culinary Professionals Jane Grigson Award2011 Finalist, International Association of Culinary Professionals in the Culinary History categoryThroughout history, people...


Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Biruté Galdikas

by Sy Montgomery & Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Three astounding women scientists have in recent years penetrated the jungles of Africa and Borneo to observe, nurture, and defend humanity's closest cousins. Jane Goodall has worked with the chimpanzees of...


Search for the Golden Moon Bear: Science and Adventure in Pursuit of a New Species

by Sy Montgomery & Gary Galbreath

Sy Montgomery--acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig--has shared with readers her amazing encounters with intelligent octopi, great apes, man-eating tigers, and...


The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals Including Hoofed Mammals, Carnivores, and Primates

by Richard D. Estes, Daniel Otte & Kathryn S. Fuller

Since its original publication in 1993, The Safari Companion has been the best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals. An indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa,...


Journey of the Pink Dolphins: An Amazon Quest

by Sy Montgomery

By the acclaimed author of The Soul of an Octopus and the bestselling memoir The Good Good Pig.

When Sy Montgomery ventured into the Amazon to unlock the mysteries of the littleknown pink dolphins, she found...