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The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin

The Origin of Species is the magnum opus of natural scientist Charles Darwin. In the book Darwin presents the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through the process of natural selection....


The Call of the Wild

by Jack London

Buck, a sturdy crossbreed canine (half St. Bernard, half Shepard), is a dog born to luxury and raised in a sheltered Californian home. But then he is kidnapped and sold to be a sled dog in the harsh and frozen...


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...


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...


In the Path of an Avalanche: A True Story

by Vivien Bowers

On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, six experienced skiers were buried in a massive avalanche. They didn’t have a chance. A combination of factors...


Readings in Wood: What the Forest Taught Me

by John Leland

Award-winning nature writer John Leland offers a collection of twenty-seven short, poetic essays that marry science and the humanities as the author seeks meaning in trees. Readings in Wood is an investigation...


Tropical Gemstones

by Carol Clark

Learn the essentials of Asian gemestones with this useful and portable reference book.

Gemstones, both mythical and real, are deeply embedded in the arts, religions and cultures of Asia. This handy pocket guide...


The Bach Flowers

by Daphne & Cloe

The Bach Flowers - or Bach flower remedies - are an alternative medicine invented by British physician Edward Bach. And 'now known that our emotional states have a profound influence on our well-being and our...


The Chelsea Green Reader: Selections from 30 Years of Independent Publishing, 1984-2014

by Ben Watson & Ian Baldwin

Chelsea Green, the Vermont-based independent publisher, has always had a nose for authors and subjects that are way ahead of the cultural curve, as is evident in this new anthology celebrating the company's...


The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications

by Aaron S. Gross

Through an absorbing investigation into recent, high-profile scandals involving one of the largest kosher slaughterhouses in the world, located unexpectedly in Postville, Iowa, Aaron S. Gross makes a powerful...


The Storm of the Century

by Al Roker

In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism,...


The R.D. Lawrence Library: Where the Water Lilies Grow / The North Runner / The Place in the Forest

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein

Three books by master nature writer R.D. Lawrence are collected here, bringing to life with affection and accuracy the wildlife around his northern Canadian home.


Stalking the Plumed Serpent and Other Adventures in Herpetology

by James T. Huffstodt

Based on his more than 40 years of field research, Means, an expert on the eastern diamondback rattlesnake, reveals the biological complexity and beauty of the animals he has studied. In Australia, Means searches...


A Photographic Guide to the Birds of India: And the Indian Subcontinent, Including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutanh, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & the Maldives

by Bikram Grewal, Bill Harvey & Otto Pfister

Periplus is proud to present the first comprehensive photographic guide to the birds of the Indian subcontinent. This ebook offers over 800 species and distinct sub-species and contains over 1,000 full-color...


Stories of a Life Afield: "Brothers in Arms" and "Thanks to Gert"

by A. Hunter Smith & Ellison D. Smith IV

Two short stories about the life lessons a hunter learned in pursuit of wild turkeys and deer. In "Thanks to Gert," the first of this two-story ebook, A. Hunter Smith recalls one of the funniest and most productive...


Cottage Daze 2-Book Bundle: Cottage Daze/Still in a Daze at the Cottage

by James Ross

The Cottage Daze books are a selection of stories aimed at cottagers - the hundreds of thousands across North America who head to their lakeside retreats each year. The seasons, wildlife, the environment, and...


The Voyageur Canadian Essays & Criticism 2-Book Bundle: Selected Writings, A.J.M. Smith / The Kindred of the Wild

by Charles G. D. Roberts, A.J.M. Smith, James Polk & Michael Gnarowski

This special bundle contains two classic works of Canadian essays, by renowned nature writer Charles G.D. Roberts and noted literary theorist A.J.M. Smith.


The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle: The Firebrand / Mrs. Simcoe's Diary / The Scalpel, the Sword / The Men of the Last Frontier / Pilgrim

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al.

Five books in the Voyageur Classics series celebrate the best in Canadian biographical letters, with two titles from the great Grey Owl, as well as books by or about Elizabeth Simcoe, Dr. Norman Bethune, and...


Tree: A Life Story

by David Suzuki, Wayne Grady & Robert Bateman

“Only God can make a tree,” wrote Joyce Kilmer in one of the most celebrated of poems. In Tree: A Life Story, authors David Suzuki and Wayne Grady extend that celebration in a “biography” of this extraordinary...


Business Strategy for Water Challenges: From risk to opportunity

by Stuart Orr & Guy Pegram

This concise guide for professionals offers strategic steps for developing a corporate water stewardship strategy.