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Lectures on Evolution

by Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley’s "Lectures on Evolution", delivered in New York City in September of 1876, was reported extensively in newspapers, particularly because in addition to presenting evidence supporting the...

Creative Evolution

by Henri Bergson

Henri Bergson was a French philosopher and Nobel Prize winner in Literature, whose third major work, "Creative Evolution", first published in 1907, provided an alternate explanation for Darwin's mechanism of...

Rewilding Our Hearts

by Marc Bekoff

In wildlife conservation, rewilding refers to restoring habitats and creating corridors between preserved lands to allow declining populations to rebound. Marc Bekoff, one of the world’s leading animal experts...

Travels in Alaska

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘To the lover of pure wildness Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.’

First published in 1915, Travels in Alaska is the last book that Muir wrote, detailing the adventures and experiences...

Steep Trails

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘When a man plants a tree, he plants himself. Every root is an anchor, over which he rests with grateful interest, and becomes sufficiently calm to feel the joy of living.’

Steep Trails encompasses a delightful...

Summary & Study Guide - Resurrection Science

by Lee Tang

Prevention and Reversal of Species Extinction

This book is a summary of “Resurrection Science: Conservation, De-Extinction and the Precarious Future of Wild Things,” by M. R. O’Connor.

Many species are threatened...

Managing Upland Resources

by Lois Mansfield

Many traditional approaches to rural land management are strictly sectoral, with a rigid introspective focus. Consequently the impact of silo-driven change on other land users they can often be overlooked or...

Summary & Study Guide - Rise of the Necrofauna

by Lee Tang

The Truth About De-Extinction

This book is a summary of “Rise of the Necrofauna: The Science, Ethics, and Risks of De-Extinction,“ by Britt Wray.

Necrofauna is a term used by futurist Alex Steffen to refer...

A Theory of Global Biodiversity (MPB-60)

by Boris Worm & Derek P. Tittensor

The number of species found at a given point on the planet varies by orders of magnitude, yet large-scale gradients in biodiversity appear to follow some very general patterns. Little mechanistic theory has...

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 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....

How Sweden Became Multicultural

by M. Eckehart

Sweden prides itself on being a multicultural society, with a large fraction of its population originating in a diverse number of countries. Multiculturalism in Sweden is beyond criticism; the idea that Sweden...

Darwin's Walk and The Last Wave

by Richard Krooth

This book describes the reasons humankind may be facing its last moments on Planet Earth. Darwin marked the path of species evolution, modification, and extinction. Following Darwin’s trajectory of evolution,...

A Taste for the Beautiful

by Michael J. Ryan

From one of the world's leading authorities on animal behavior, the astonishing story of how the female brain drives the evolution of beauty in animals and humans

Darwin developed the theory of sexual selection...

Metacommunity Ecology

by Mathew A. Leibold & Jonathan M. Chase

Metacommunity ecology links smaller-scale processes that have been the provenance of population and community ecology—such as birth-death processes, species interactions, selection, and stochasticity—with...

American Tropics

by Megan Raby

Biodiversity has been a key concept in international conservation since the 1980s, yet historians have paid little attention to its origins. Uncovering its roots in tropical fieldwork and the southward expansion...

3rd Grade Science: Plants & Animals | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor

There's something cool about how plants and animals live. Are you ready to discover their secrets? Open this book to find out! Learning about other living things can be made very exciting by adding vivid images...

5th Grade Science Workbook: Life Sciences & Biology

by Baby Professor

Life science and biology have always been quite interesting, but if your child is not into them, then this workbook will step in to help. Created with powerful pictures and one-liners, this book is the perfect...

The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature is Inspiring Innovation

by Jay Harman

Why does the bumblebee have better aerodynamics than a 747? What structural design is shared by a tornado and a blood vessel?

Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturers have built things by a process known...

Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature: Essays on Conservation-based Agriculture

by Daniel Imhoff & Jo Ann Baumgartner

Farming and the Fate of Wild Nature addresses an urgent and complex issue facing communities and cultures throughout the world: the need for heightened land stewardship and conservation in an era of diminishing...