Melting Away: A Ten-Year Journey through Our Endangered by Camille Seaman

By Camille Seaman

For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the quickly altering landscapes of Earth's polar areas. As an day trip photographer aboard small ships within the Arctic and Antarctic, she has chronicled the accelerating results of world warming at the jagged face of approximately fifty thousand icebergs. Seaman's targeted viewpoint of the panorama is entwined together with her local American upbringing: she sees no icebergs as alike; each one responds to its atmosphere uniquely, virtually as though they have been dwelling beings. via Seaman's lens, each one towering chew of ice—breathtakingly attractive in layers of smoky grey and turquoise blue—takes on a unique character, giving her paintings the texture of majestic portraiture. Melting Away collects seventy-five of Seaman's so much pleasing images, lifeaffirming pictures that demonstrate not just what we now have already misplaced, yet extra importantly what we nonetheless have that's worthy battling to save lots of.

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By Camille Seaman

For ten years Camille Seaman has documented the quickly altering landscapes of Earth's polar areas. As an day trip photographer aboard small ships within the Arctic and Antarctic, she has chronicled the accelerating results of world warming at the jagged face of approximately fifty thousand icebergs. Seaman's targeted viewpoint of the panorama is entwined together with her local American upbringing: she sees no icebergs as alike; each one responds to its atmosphere uniquely, virtually as though they have been dwelling beings. via Seaman's lens, each one towering chew of ice—breathtakingly attractive in layers of smoky grey and turquoise blue—takes on a unique character, giving her paintings the texture of majestic portraiture. Melting Away collects seventy-five of Seaman's so much pleasing images, lifeaffirming pictures that demonstrate not just what we now have already misplaced, yet extra importantly what we nonetheless have that's worthy battling to save lots of.

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Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia (2nd Edition) by DK Publishing

By DK Publishing

Following within the footsteps of DK's bestselling grownup identify Animal, which offered in far more than 2 million copies, Animals: a visible Encyclopedia unearths the wonders of the animal state to a more youthful readership.
• based by means of animal workforce with separate entries for each extraordinary form of animal, from ants and aardvarks to wasps and wallabies
• truth documents offer key details on habit, distribution, nutrition, and conservation issues
• motion images finds wild animals interacting of their local habitats and places average habit in context
• Highlights animals probably to fireplace the mind's eye of younger minds: the deadliest, the most important, the friendliest, the quickest, and the downright strangest

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By DK Publishing

Following within the footsteps of DK's bestselling grownup identify Animal, which offered in far more than 2 million copies, Animals: a visible Encyclopedia unearths the wonders of the animal state to a more youthful readership.
• based by means of animal workforce with separate entries for each extraordinary form of animal, from ants and aardvarks to wasps and wallabies
• truth documents offer key details on habit, distribution, nutrition, and conservation issues
• motion images finds wild animals interacting of their local habitats and places average habit in context
• Highlights animals probably to fireplace the mind's eye of younger minds: the deadliest, the most important, the friendliest, the quickest, and the downright strangest

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Includes complete TOC and appears to be like a retail reproduction. unsure, so no longer labelled as such.

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Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies by Doug Sahlin

By Doug Sahlin

Step-by-step guideline on developing appealing nature and panorama portraits

This eye-popping consultant walks you thru the nitty gritty of ways to take memorable and gorgeous panorama and nature pictures. choked with positive recommendation and an exceptional dose of pleasant handholding, this full-color and additional large-trim newbie advisor escorts you thru the fundamentals of images and explains how one can observe these basics while taking top quality photos.

• Walks you thru the fundamentals of images and information how one can observe these talents to nature and panorama photography• Zeroes in on how you can sharpen your abilities through adjusting publicity, composition, and lighting fixtures so one can get the easiest results
• Explores the preferred panorama subject matters and describes the way to trap them, together with forests, mountains, crashing waves, and sunsets
• stocks tips about processing pictures, making universal upkeep, and discovering inspiration

Digital panorama and Nature images For Dummies investigates the preferred nature topics and describes the right way to catch them, together with birds, animals within the wild, animals in captivity, plants, and bugs.

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By Doug Sahlin

Step-by-step guideline on developing appealing nature and panorama portraits

This eye-popping consultant walks you thru the nitty gritty of ways to take memorable and gorgeous panorama and nature pictures. choked with positive recommendation and an exceptional dose of pleasant handholding, this full-color and additional large-trim newbie advisor escorts you thru the fundamentals of images and explains how one can observe these basics while taking top quality photos.

• Walks you thru the fundamentals of images and information how one can observe these talents to nature and panorama photography• Zeroes in on how you can sharpen your abilities through adjusting publicity, composition, and lighting fixtures so one can get the easiest results
• Explores the preferred panorama subject matters and describes the way to trap them, together with forests, mountains, crashing waves, and sunsets
• stocks tips about processing pictures, making universal upkeep, and discovering inspiration

Digital panorama and Nature images For Dummies investigates the preferred nature topics and describes the right way to catch them, together with birds, animals within the wild, animals in captivity, plants, and bugs.

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Antibiotics. Origin, Nature and Properties by Tadeusz Korzybski

By Tadeusz Korzybski

Antibiotics: starting place, Nature and houses, quantity I is a scientific assurance of the resources, kinds, and homes of the antibiotics. This e-book is prepared into major components encompassing thirteen chapters.
This publication considers the antibiotics in accordance with their resources. It describes the antibiotics produced by means of micro organism, Actinomycetes,Fungi imperfecti, Basidiomycetes, algae, lichens and eco-friendly vegetation, and people from animal resources. This workforce of antibiotics contains, streptomycin, the tetracyclines, chloromycetin, the macrolide relatives of compounds of which erythromycin, magnamycin and spiramycin are individuals, and the antifungal polyene compounds. The individuals of every staff are prepared in response to their chemical and organic similarity. Sections on every one antibiotic current entire info, together with the identify, description of the manufacturing lines, composition of the media, tools of tradition, isolation and purification of the antibiotic precept, its actual and chemical homes, antibiotic spectrum, toxicity for laboratory animals, result of therapy of experimental infections, and attainable medical functions.
This booklet is of price to researchers and staff in a variety of clinical fields.

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By Tadeusz Korzybski

Antibiotics: starting place, Nature and houses, quantity I is a scientific assurance of the resources, kinds, and homes of the antibiotics. This e-book is prepared into major components encompassing thirteen chapters.
This publication considers the antibiotics in accordance with their resources. It describes the antibiotics produced by means of micro organism, Actinomycetes,Fungi imperfecti, Basidiomycetes, algae, lichens and eco-friendly vegetation, and people from animal resources. This workforce of antibiotics contains, streptomycin, the tetracyclines, chloromycetin, the macrolide relatives of compounds of which erythromycin, magnamycin and spiramycin are individuals, and the antifungal polyene compounds. The individuals of every staff are prepared in response to their chemical and organic similarity. Sections on every one antibiotic current entire info, together with the identify, description of the manufacturing lines, composition of the media, tools of tradition, isolation and purification of the antibiotic precept, its actual and chemical homes, antibiotic spectrum, toxicity for laboratory animals, result of therapy of experimental infections, and attainable medical functions.
This booklet is of price to researchers and staff in a variety of clinical fields.

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Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story by Jon Mooallem

By Jon Mooallem

Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's global overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls—while the particular global she's inheriting slides right into a nice hurricane of extinction. 1/2 all species may perhaps disappear through the top of the century, and scientists now concede that almost all of America's endangered animals will continue to exist provided that conservationists retain rigging the area round them of their desire. So Mooallem ventures into the sector, frequently taking his daughter with him, to maneuver past childlike fascination and make these creatures suppose extra actual. Wild Ones is a journey via our environmental second and the eccentric cultural background of individuals and wild animals in the US that inflects it—from Thomas Jefferson's celebrations of early abundance to the turn-of the-last-century origins of the teddy endure to the whale-loving hippies of the Nineteen Seventies. In the USA, Wild Ones discovers, flora and fauna has continuously inhabited the terrain of our mind's eye up to the particular land.

The trip is framed by way of the tales of 3 modern day endangered species: the polar undergo, victimized by way of weather swap and ogled by means of travelers open air a distant northern city; the little-known Lange's metalmark butterfly, foundering on a shred of industrialized land close to San Francisco; and the whooping crane as it's led on a months-long migration via costumed males in ultralight airplanes. The wasteland that Wild Ones navigates is a scrappy, disorderly position the place beginner conservationists do grueling, occasionally preposterous-looking paintings; the place a marketer maneuvers to regulate the polar bear's photograph whereas Martha Stewart turns as much as movie these beasts for her exhibit at the Hallmark Channel. Our such a lot comforting principles approximately nature get to the bottom of. of their position, Mooallem forges a brand new and maintaining imaginative and prescient of the human animal and the wild ones as kindred creatures on a less than excellent planet.

With propulsive interest and searing wit, and with out the straightforward moralizing and nature worship of environmental journalism's older safeguard, Wild Ones merges reportage, technology, and heritage right into a humane and endearing meditation on what it capacity to dwell in, and convey a existence into, a damaged international.

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By Jon Mooallem

Journalist Jon Mooallem has watched his little daughter's global overflow with animals butterfly pajamas, appliquéd owls—while the particular global she's inheriting slides right into a nice hurricane of extinction. 1/2 all species may perhaps disappear through the top of the century, and scientists now concede that almost all of America's endangered animals will continue to exist provided that conservationists retain rigging the area round them of their desire. So Mooallem ventures into the sector, frequently taking his daughter with him, to maneuver past childlike fascination and make these creatures suppose extra actual. Wild Ones is a journey via our environmental second and the eccentric cultural background of individuals and wild animals in the US that inflects it—from Thomas Jefferson's celebrations of early abundance to the turn-of the-last-century origins of the teddy endure to the whale-loving hippies of the Nineteen Seventies. In the USA, Wild Ones discovers, flora and fauna has continuously inhabited the terrain of our mind's eye up to the particular land.

The trip is framed by way of the tales of 3 modern day endangered species: the polar undergo, victimized by way of weather swap and ogled by means of travelers open air a distant northern city; the little-known Lange's metalmark butterfly, foundering on a shred of industrialized land close to San Francisco; and the whooping crane as it's led on a months-long migration via costumed males in ultralight airplanes. The wasteland that Wild Ones navigates is a scrappy, disorderly position the place beginner conservationists do grueling, occasionally preposterous-looking paintings; the place a marketer maneuvers to regulate the polar bear's photograph whereas Martha Stewart turns as much as movie these beasts for her exhibit at the Hallmark Channel. Our such a lot comforting principles approximately nature get to the bottom of. of their position, Mooallem forges a brand new and maintaining imaginative and prescient of the human animal and the wild ones as kindred creatures on a less than excellent planet.

With propulsive interest and searing wit, and with out the straightforward moralizing and nature worship of environmental journalism's older safeguard, Wild Ones merges reportage, technology, and heritage right into a humane and endearing meditation on what it capacity to dwell in, and convey a existence into, a damaged international.

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Finding Beauty in a Broken World by Terry Tempest Williams

By Terry Tempest Williams

In her most unique, provocative, and eloquently relocating booklet given that Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams supplies us a luminous chronicle of discovering attractiveness in a damaged global. constantly an impassioned and far-sighted recommend for a simply courting among the wildlife and humankind, Williams has broadened her issues over the last numerous years to incorporate a reconfiguration of family members and neighborhood in her look for a deeper knowing of what it potential to be human in an period of actual and non secular fragmentation.

Williams starts in Ravenna, Italy, the place “jeweled ceilings turned lavish tales” throughout the paintings of mosaic. She discovers that mosaic isn't just an paintings shape yet a sort of integration, and while she returns to the yank Southwest, her actual and non secular domestic, and observes a extended family of prairie canine on the point of extinction, she apprehends an ecological mosaic created by means of a outstanding species within the sagebrush steppes of the Colorado Plateau. And, ultimately, Williams travels to a small village in Rwanda, the place, besides fellow artists, she joins survivors of the 1994 genocide and builds a memorial actually from the rubble of conflict, an act that turns into a spark for social switch and healing.

A singular meditation on how the average and human worlds either collide and fasten in violence and wonder, it is a paintings of unusual perceptions that dares to discover intersections among vanity and empathy, tumult and peace, developing a story of hopeful acts by means of taking that that is damaged and growing whatever complete.

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By Terry Tempest Williams

In her most unique, provocative, and eloquently relocating booklet given that Refuge, Terry Tempest Williams supplies us a luminous chronicle of discovering attractiveness in a damaged global. constantly an impassioned and far-sighted recommend for a simply courting among the wildlife and humankind, Williams has broadened her issues over the last numerous years to incorporate a reconfiguration of family members and neighborhood in her look for a deeper knowing of what it potential to be human in an period of actual and non secular fragmentation.

Williams starts in Ravenna, Italy, the place “jeweled ceilings turned lavish tales” throughout the paintings of mosaic. She discovers that mosaic isn't just an paintings shape yet a sort of integration, and while she returns to the yank Southwest, her actual and non secular domestic, and observes a extended family of prairie canine on the point of extinction, she apprehends an ecological mosaic created by means of a outstanding species within the sagebrush steppes of the Colorado Plateau. And, ultimately, Williams travels to a small village in Rwanda, the place, besides fellow artists, she joins survivors of the 1994 genocide and builds a memorial actually from the rubble of conflict, an act that turns into a spark for social switch and healing.

A singular meditation on how the average and human worlds either collide and fasten in violence and wonder, it is a paintings of unusual perceptions that dares to discover intersections among vanity and empathy, tumult and peace, developing a story of hopeful acts by means of taking that that is damaged and growing whatever complete.

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Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America by Guy Baldassarre

By Guy Baldassarre

Ducks, ducks, and Swans of North America has been hailed as a vintage because the first variation was once released in 1942. vital for pro biologists, birders, waterfowl hunters, decoy creditors, and flora and fauna managers, this absolutely revised and up to date variation offers definitive details at the continent's forty-six species. Maps of either iciness and breeding levels are offered with beautiful pictures by means of best waterfowl photographers and the acclaimed unique art of Robert W. (Bob) Hines.

Originally authored by means of F. H. Kortright and later revised via Frank Bellrose, this newest version, which has been meticulously up-to-date through well known waterfowl biologist man Baldassarre, maintains the legacy of esteemed authors. each one species account includes in-depth sections on: • identification• distribution• migration behavior• habitat• inhabitants status• breeding biology• rearing of young• recruitment and survival• nutrition behavior and feeding ecology • molts and plumages• conservation and administration

To facilitate id, the species bills additionally contain distinctive illustrations of wings. An appendix comprises comparative illustrations of ducklings, goslings, and cygnets.

This version of geese, ducks, and Swans involves volumes, published in complete colour, and packaged in a slipcase, in addition to a CD containing references and extra maps.

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By Guy Baldassarre

Ducks, ducks, and Swans of North America has been hailed as a vintage because the first variation was once released in 1942. vital for pro biologists, birders, waterfowl hunters, decoy creditors, and flora and fauna managers, this absolutely revised and up to date variation offers definitive details at the continent's forty-six species. Maps of either iciness and breeding levels are offered with beautiful pictures by means of best waterfowl photographers and the acclaimed unique art of Robert W. (Bob) Hines.

Originally authored by means of F. H. Kortright and later revised via Frank Bellrose, this newest version, which has been meticulously up-to-date through well known waterfowl biologist man Baldassarre, maintains the legacy of esteemed authors. each one species account includes in-depth sections on: • identification• distribution• migration behavior• habitat• inhabitants status• breeding biology• rearing of young• recruitment and survival• nutrition behavior and feeding ecology • molts and plumages• conservation and administration

To facilitate id, the species bills additionally contain distinctive illustrations of wings. An appendix comprises comparative illustrations of ducklings, goslings, and cygnets.

This version of geese, ducks, and Swans involves volumes, published in complete colour, and packaged in a slipcase, in addition to a CD containing references and extra maps.

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Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature

A debatable, well timed reassessment of the environmentalist time table through notable historians, scientists, and critics.
In a lead essay that powerfully states the huge argument of the ebook, William Cronon writes that the environmentalist aim of desert maintenance is conceptually and politically wrongheaded. one of the ironies and entanglements as a result of this objective are the sale of nature in our department shops in the course of the Nature corporation, and the disputes among operating humans and environmentalists over noticed owls and different items of species preservation.

The challenge is that we haven't realized to dwell responsibly in nature. The environmentalist target of legislating people out of the wasteland is not any answer. humans, Cronon argues, are inextricably tied to nature, whether or not they dwell in towns or geographical region. instead of try and exclude people, environmental advocates may help us discover ways to stay in a few sustainable courting with nature. it truly is our domestic.

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A debatable, well timed reassessment of the environmentalist time table through notable historians, scientists, and critics.
In a lead essay that powerfully states the huge argument of the ebook, William Cronon writes that the environmentalist aim of desert maintenance is conceptually and politically wrongheaded. one of the ironies and entanglements as a result of this objective are the sale of nature in our department shops in the course of the Nature corporation, and the disputes among operating humans and environmentalists over noticed owls and different items of species preservation.

The challenge is that we haven't realized to dwell responsibly in nature. The environmentalist target of legislating people out of the wasteland is not any answer. humans, Cronon argues, are inextricably tied to nature, whether or not they dwell in towns or geographical region. instead of try and exclude people, environmental advocates may help us discover ways to stay in a few sustainable courting with nature. it truly is our domestic.

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At the Water's Edge: A Walk in the Wild by John Lister-Kaye

By John Lister-Kaye

For the final thirty years John Lister-Kaye, certainly one of Britain’s best-known nature writers, has taken a similar round stroll from his domestic deep in a Scottish glen as much as a small hill loch. every day brings a brand new statement or a unforeseen come across – a delicate spider’s internet, an osprey suffering to boost a trout from the water or a woodcock exquisitely camouflaged on her nest – and each day, on his go back domestic, he documents his options in a magazine. Drawing in this life of shut statement, John Lister-Kaye’s new booklet encourages us to seem back on the nature round us and to find its wildness for ourselves. It additionally forges amazing connections among the main not likely of matters: photosynthesis and the power cycle, Norse mythology, weasels and body spray, and the over-population of our planet. on the Water’s area is a lyrical hymn to the natural world of england, and a strong caution to admire and safeguard it.

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By John Lister-Kaye

For the final thirty years John Lister-Kaye, certainly one of Britain’s best-known nature writers, has taken a similar round stroll from his domestic deep in a Scottish glen as much as a small hill loch. every day brings a brand new statement or a unforeseen come across – a delicate spider’s internet, an osprey suffering to boost a trout from the water or a woodcock exquisitely camouflaged on her nest – and each day, on his go back domestic, he documents his options in a magazine. Drawing in this life of shut statement, John Lister-Kaye’s new booklet encourages us to seem back on the nature round us and to find its wildness for ourselves. It additionally forges amazing connections among the main not likely of matters: photosynthesis and the power cycle, Norse mythology, weasels and body spray, and the over-population of our planet. on the Water’s area is a lyrical hymn to the natural world of england, and a strong caution to admire and safeguard it.

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Lichens (Collins New Naturalist Library, Volume 86) by Oliver Gilbert

By Oliver Gilbert

Lichens are attention-grabbing and gorgeous organisms in a position to colonise an unlimited variety of habitats, together with likely very unlikely areas resembling naked icy mountain tops and sun-scorched coastal rocks. This e-book discusses all points of British lichens, revealing the secrets and techniques in their luck. This version is unique to newnaturalists.com

Lichens are interesting and lovely organisms capable of colonise an enormous diversity of habitats, together with doubtless most unlikely locations similar to naked icy mountain tops and sun-scorched coastal rocks. This ebook discusses all features of British lichens, revealing the secrets and techniques in their success.

The booklet starts by way of taking a look at how lichens were used all through historical past in medicinal drugs, dyes, foodstuff and perfumes. It then is going directly to describe what lichens are, and the way they develop and reproduce. a close survey is given of the variety of habitats during which lichens are available: on timber, rocks, heaths and moors, chalk and limestone, mountains, rivers, lakes, the coast, partitions and structures, so much famously on church buildings and in churchyards. Gilbert additionally discusses the susceptibility of lichens to pollution, and the way they are often used to realize environmental pollution.

The finished, reader-friendly textual content, over one hundred fifty illustrations and sixteen pages of color, mix to make Lichens the definitive paintings in this topic of significant typical background curiosity.

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By Oliver Gilbert

Lichens are attention-grabbing and gorgeous organisms in a position to colonise an unlimited variety of habitats, together with likely very unlikely areas resembling naked icy mountain tops and sun-scorched coastal rocks. This e-book discusses all points of British lichens, revealing the secrets and techniques in their luck. This version is unique to newnaturalists.com

Lichens are interesting and lovely organisms capable of colonise an enormous diversity of habitats, together with doubtless most unlikely locations similar to naked icy mountain tops and sun-scorched coastal rocks. This ebook discusses all features of British lichens, revealing the secrets and techniques in their success.

The booklet starts by way of taking a look at how lichens were used all through historical past in medicinal drugs, dyes, foodstuff and perfumes. It then is going directly to describe what lichens are, and the way they develop and reproduce. a close survey is given of the variety of habitats during which lichens are available: on timber, rocks, heaths and moors, chalk and limestone, mountains, rivers, lakes, the coast, partitions and structures, so much famously on church buildings and in churchyards. Gilbert additionally discusses the susceptibility of lichens to pollution, and the way they are often used to realize environmental pollution.

The finished, reader-friendly textual content, over one hundred fifty illustrations and sixteen pages of color, mix to make Lichens the definitive paintings in this topic of significant typical background curiosity.

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