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Pearls of Creation A-Z of Pearls, 2nd Edition BRONZE AWARD: Non Fiction

by Marge Dawson

"PEARLS OF CREATION A-Z OF PEARLS" WILL APPEAL TO READERS OF ALL AGES, WITH NUMEROUS DIFFERENT INTERESTS, INCLUDING LIBRARIES, SCHOLARS, PEARL LOVERS, JEWELLERS AND GEMOLOGISTS. IT COVERS GOD'S CREATION OF MARINE...


Art Forms in Nature

by Ernst Haeckel

Multitude of strangely beautiful natural forms: Radiolaria, Foraminifera, Ciliata, diatoms, calcareous sponges, Tubulariidae, Siphonophora, Semaeostomeae, star corals, starfishes, much more. All images black-and-white....


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...


An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas

by Diane Wilson & Kenny Ausubel

When Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, learns that she lives in the most polluted county in the United States, she decides to fight back. She launches a campaign against...


Orca: The Whale Called Killer

by Erich Hoyt

"Hoyt's passionate sense of kinship with orca makes his account effective as both a science and literature. He has chronicled his adventures and discoveries ...with grace, insight, wit--and a comprehensiveness...


Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands

by Ian Sinclair

Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands is a comprehensive guide to the bird life of Madagascar, the Seychelles, the Comoros, and the Mascarenes.


Salt Water Fly Fishing

by Joe Brooks

Brooks was one of the earliest pioneers of salt water techniques and saltwater flies. His book, originally published in 1950, remains one of the best overall guides to the sport.


Eels: An Exploration, from New Zealand to the Sargasso, of the World's Most Mysterious Fish

by James Prosek

Eels [is] more than a fish book. It is an impassioned defense of nature itself. . . . [Prosek] passes on the truth that the often disdained eel, like all migratory fish, is vital and mysterious and worthy...


The Story of Sushi

by Trevor Corson

Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it

Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's...


Shell Games: Rogues, Smugglers, and the Hunt for Nature's Bounty

by Craig Welch

A unique blend of natural history and crime drama, Shell Games by Craig Welch is a riveting tale of rogues, scoundrels, and the hunt for nature’s bounty in the tradition of The Orchid Thief. A stranger-than-fiction...


Tales of Southern Rivers

by Zane Grey

Tales of Southern Rivesr recounts Grey's tales of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, on rivers in the jungles fo Mexico, the Florida Keys, and in the Everglades.


Tales of Fishes

by Zane Grey

Zane Grey is best known as a fishing writer for the wild adventures of catching world record giants in the oceans around the world.


Sea Turtles: The Watchers' Guide

by Timothy O'Keefe

Discover how and where you can witness sea turtles nesting in Florida. This book not only gives an excellent overview of sea turtle life, it also provides the specifics of appropriate personal conduct and behavior...


Tales of the Angler's Eldorado: New Zeland

by Zane Grey

In Tales of the Angler's Eldorado, Grey fishes New Zeland's legenday streams.


The Way of a Ship

by Derek Lundy

When, as a young man in the 1880s, Benjamin Lundy signed up for duty aboard a square-rigged commercial sailing vessel, he began a journey more exciting, and more terrifying, than he could have ever imagined:...


Manatees: Our Vanishing Mermaids

by Timothy O'Keefe

Manatees are among nature’s strangest-looking, gentlest animals. They’re among America’s most endangered mammals and were the basis for ancient tales of mermaids, legendary creatures that were half-fish...


Oceans For Dummies

by Ashlan Cousteau, Philippe Cousteau & Joseph Kraynak

Dive deep to explore the ocean

From how most of our oxygen is created by phytoplankton, to how currents control our climate, to the marine food chain and the importance of coral, this is the holy grail of ocean...


Ocean Enlightenment

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Edie Widder, Founder, CEO and Senior Scientist at Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA). After an inspiring story about...


Cape Cod

by Henry David Thoreau

Originally published in 1865, "Cape Cod" chronicles Henry David Thoreau’s journey of discovery in the early 1850s along this evocative stretch of Massachusetts coastline, during which time he came to understand...


Tales of Fishing Virgin Sea

by Zane Grey

This collection, first published in 1925, describes Grey's fishing adventures in exotic locales throughout the Pacific Region.