2021-05-24T07:00:00Z As we face an ever-more-fragmented world, What Kind of Ancestor Do You Want to Be? demands a return to the force of lineage--to spiritual, social, and ecological connections across time. It sparks a myriad of ageless-yet-urgent questions: How will I be remembered? What traditions do I want to continue? What cycles do I want to break? What new systems do I
2021-07-20T07:00:00Z 'Inspiring. [...] Crammed with lively interviews and grounded examples' Ashish Kothari, founder of Kalpavriksh
Permaculture is an environmental movement that makes us reevaluate what it means to be sustainable. Through innovative agriculture and settlement design, the movement creates new communities that are harmonious with nature. It has grown from humb...[Read More]
2010-09-21T07:00:00Z "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 of our full effort to bring it back." -- New York Times Book Review
"A wonderful account of far-flung travels in pursuit of ...[Read More]
2013-04-15T07:00:00Z If you have trouble distinguishing chickweed from stitchwort, then this is the ebook for you. Designed as a beginner's guide, but also handy for a more experienced naturalist, What's That Flower? is an indispensable pocket guide that gives you the 150 most common and interesting species and shows you how to tell them apart.
2021-10-14T07:00:00Z A new, fully updated narrative edition of David Attenborough's seminal biography of our world, The Living Planet.
Nowhere on our planet is devoid of life. Plants and animals thrive or survive within every extreme of climate and habitat that it offers. Single species, and often whole communities adapt to make the most of ice cap and tundra, forest and plai...[Read More]
2011-05-24T07:00:00Z "You'llnever think of bees, their keepers, or the fruits (and nuts) of their laborsthe same way again." --Trevor Corson, author of The Secret Life of Lobsters
Award-winning journalist Hannah Nordhaus tells the remarkable story of John Miller, one of America's foremost migratory beekeepers, and the myriad and mysterious epidemics threatening American honey...[Read More]
2008-07-01T07:00:00Z Ecological Models and Data in R is the first truly practical introduction to modern statistical methods for ecology. In step-by-step detail, the book teaches ecology graduate students and researchers everything they need to know in order to use maximum likelihood, information-theoretic, and Bayesian techniques to analyze their own data using the programming l...[Read More]
2009-10-13T07:00:00Z Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book ar...[Read More]
2018-07-24T07:00:00Z A comprehensive, richly illustrated celebration of the natural history of the chicken
Inherently social creatures, chickens are enjoying a renaissance as prized members of many households and small farms. From feathers and flock formation to imprinting and incubating, The Chicken provides a comprehensive, richly illustrated guide to understa...[Read More]
2009-07-27T07:00:00Z There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through ...[Read More]
2019-10-22T07:00:00Z A riveting manifesto for the millions of people who long to forge a more vital, meaningful connection to the natural world to live a better, more fulfilling life Looking around at the world today--a world of skyscrapers, super highways, melting ice caps, and rampant deforestation--it is easy to feel that humanity has actively severed...[Read More]