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The Green Republic: A Conservation History of Costa Rica

by Sterling Evans

With over 25 percent of its land set aside in national parks and other protected areas, Costa Rica is renowned worldwide as "the green republic." In this very readable history of conservation in Costa Rica,...


Simple Things Won't Save the Earth

by J. Robert Hunter

We drive cars with "Save the Whales" bumper stickers, buy aerosol sprays that advertise "no chlorofluorocarbons," and wear T-shirts made from organically grown cotton. All of these "earth friendly" choices and...


The Earth Remains Forever: Generations at a Crossroads

by Rob Jackson & John Graves

Writing especially for people who've tuned out the environmental debate, Rob Jackson persuasively argues that we're at a crucial turning point in environmental history, where choices we make now will determine...


The Story of Big Bend National Park

by John Jameson

A breathtaking country of rugged mountain peaks, uninhabited desert, and spectacular river canyons, Big Bend is one of the United States' most remote national parks and among Texas' most popular tourist attractions....


Jungle of the Maya

by Jerry Barrack, Douglas Goodell & Jim Wright

The Selva Maya (Jungle of the Maya) is one of the world's most magical yet least appreciated places-an enormous tropical forest that encompasses much of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. At...


Defending the Land of the Jaguar: A History of Conservation in Mexico

by Lane Simonian

Mexican conservationists have sometimes observed that it is difficult to find a country less interested in the conservation of its natural resources than is Mexico. Yet, despite a long history dedicated to the...


Plants and Animals in the Life of the Kuna

by Jorge Ventocilla, Heraclio Herrera & Valerio Núñez

"The earth is the mother of all things"; thus begins this original and accessible book on how the Kuna of Panama relate to the natural world. An integrative project involving Kuna traditional leaders and trained...


A Favored Place: San Juan River Wetlands, Central Veracruz, A.D. 500 to the Present

by Alfred H. Siemens

The wetlands of the San Juan Basin in Central Veracruz, Mexico, have been a favored place since the fifth century A.D., when Prehispanic people built an extensive network of canals and raised fields that allowed...


For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal

by Roland H. Wauer & Nancy McGowan

Something about Big Bend National Park draws visitors again and again. Maybe it's the spare beauty of the mountains and desert, the dawn chorus of birds, or the vivid stars in the velvet night. All of these...


Montana Ghost Dance: Essays on Land and Life

by John B. Wright

Montana has been the "last best place" for so many people. A century ago, Native Americans gathered here to perform the Ghost Dance—a last, doomed attempt to make white settlers vanish and bring back the old...


Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place

by Susan Wittig Albert

What does it mean to belong to a place, to be truly rooted and grounded in the place you call home? How do you commit to a marriage, to a full partnership with another person, and still maintain your own separate...


Enchanted Rock: A Natural and Human History

by Lance Allred

With intriguing domes of pinkish granite surrounded by a sea of Hill Country limestone, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area attracts over 300,000 visitors every year who come to the park to hike, rock climb, spelunk,...


Living with Coyotes: Managing Predators Humanely Using Food Aversion Conditioning

by Stuart R. Ellins

The coyote may well be North America's most adaptable large predator. While humans have depleted or eliminated most other native predators, the coyote has defied all attempts to exterminate it, simultaneously...


The Underwater Museum: The Submerged Sculptures of Jason deCaires Taylor

by Jason deCaires Taylor, Carlo McCormick & Helen Scales

A one-of-a-kind blend of art, nature, and conservation, The Underwater Museum re-creates an awe-inspiring dive into the dazzling under-ocean sculpture parks of artist Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor casts his...


The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome

by Jim Carrier

"Utterly compulsive and unputdownable--the most exciting, authentic, and humanly moving of all the recent Storm books. Brilliantly paced and perfectly balanced. . . . Carrier is a marvelously trustworthy narrator....


Two Little Savages

by Ernest Thompson Seton

Two boys learn how to build a fire without matches, navigate by the stars, blaze trails, read animal tracks, and perform other practical skills in this instructive and entertaining classic. 293 illustrations....


The Great Penguin Rescue: 40,000 Penguins, a Devastating Oil Spill, and the Inspiring Story of the World's Largest Animal Rescue

by Dyan deNapoli

ON JUNE 23, 2000, the iron-ore carrier MV Treasure, en route from Brazil to China, foundered off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat...


A Place to Walk: A Naturalist's Journal of the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail

by Aleta Karstad

What do experienced field naturalists discover when they explore the heavily populated Lake Ontario shoreline as if they were surveying a wilderness for the first time?


Nature First: Outdoor Life the Friluftsliv Way

by Bob Henderson & Nils Vikander

Friluftsliv is an approach to creating a relationship between humans and nature. Nature First explores ways of applying this wisdom to everyday out-of-doors life.


The Last Stand: A Journey Through the Ancient Cliff-Face Forest of the Niagara Escarpment

by Doug Larson, Peter E. Kelly & Sarah Harmer

An ancient cedar forest exists on the Niagara Escarpment in a highly populated area. This full-colour book reveals the vital importance of this ecosystem to our natural heritage.