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Natural Disasters

Natural Disasters, 8th Edition, is marked by major changes in organization and... Natural Disasters, 8th Edition, is marked by major changes in organization and expanded coverage of weather and climate. The discussion of natural disasters is based on 4 main energy flows: Earth's internal energy flow underlies earthquakes and... more

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Human Variation: Races, Types, and Ethnic Gro...

This classic introduction to human variation has been updated to include the i... This classic introduction to human variation has been updated to include the issues and controversies facing the contemporary study of diversity. Covers the adaptation of complex traits; how the race concept shapes our perspective of health and... more

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Butterflies Through Binoculars: The West a Fi...

This field guide to butterflies of the western United States, west of the Miss... This field guide to butterflies of the western United States, west of the Mississippi River, completes Jeffrey Glassberg's large project to develop a set of photographic field guides to butterflies that actually Uwork as field guides, for positive... more

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Caterpillars in the Field and Garden: A Field...

With over 900 color photos, this is the first authoritative guide to the butte... With over 900 color photos, this is the first authoritative guide to the butterfly caterpillars of North America. 413 maps. more

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Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology

The most student-oriented book available for environmental sociology courses, ... The most student-oriented book available for environmental sociology courses, Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology introduces undergraduates to the subject in a groundbreaking new way. Instead of compiling articles from professional journals, this... more

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Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, Wh...

Extensively revised and expanded in this second edition, Environmental Ethics:... Extensively revised and expanded in this second edition, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works examines morality from an environmental perspective. Featuring seventy-one accessible selections--from classic articles to examples of... more

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A Natural History of the Chicago Region

Interweaving historical anecdotes and modern-day scientific data, a definitive... Interweaving historical anecdotes and modern-day scientific data, a definitive study of the natural history of Chicago describes the various forces that shaped the region's environment, from Ice Age glaciation to the human settlement of the Midwest,... more

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The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regula...

Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal rights ... Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for... more

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Lichens of North America

Lichens are a unique form of plant life, the product of a symbiotic associatio... Lichens are a unique form of plant life, the product of a symbiotic association between an alga and a fungus. The beauty and importance of lichens have long been overlooked, despite their abundance and diversity in most parts of North America and... more

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"A Rich Spot of Earth": Thomas Jefferson's Re...

Were Thomas Jefferson to walk the grounds of Monticello today, he would no dou... Were Thomas Jefferson to walk the grounds of Monticello today, he would no doubt feel fully at home in the 1,000-foot terraced vegetable garden where the very vegetables and herbs he favoured are thriving. Extensively and painstakingly restored under... more

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Disasters by Design

Disasters by Design provides an alternative and sustainable way to view, study... Disasters by Design provides an alternative and sustainable way to view, study, and manage hazards in the United States that would result in disaster-resilient communities, higher environmental quality, inter- and intragenerational equity, economic... more

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Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

Lawrence Newcomb's system of identification on wild flowers is based on natura... Lawrence Newcomb's system of identification on wild flowers is based on natural structural features that are easily visible to the untrained eye and enables amateurs and experts to identify almost any wildflower quickly and accurately. more

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What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Sens...

How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it feel an insect's spind... How does a Venus flytrap know when to snap shut? Can it feel an insect's spindly legs? How do flowers know when it's spring? Can they actually remember the weather? And do they care if you play them Led Zeppelin or Bach? From Darwin's early fascination... more

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The Sibley Guide to Trees

Similar in size and format to The Sibley Guide to Birds, this illustrated guid... Similar in size and format to The Sibley Guide to Birds, this illustrated guide identifies more than 600 tree species in North America. more

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Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North Amer...

This fourth edition has been completely rewritten, with all-new range maps and... This fourth edition has been completely rewritten, with all-new range maps and illustrations for all species. more

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On the Road of the Winds: An Archaeological H...

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many... The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth's surface and encompasses many thousands of islands, the home to numerous human societies and cultures. Among these indigenous Oceanic cultures are the intrepid Polynesian double-hulled canoe navigators,... more

Life Place: Bioregional Thought and Practice

Trade paperback (US). 317 p. 38 b/w photographs, 12 line illustrations, 14 map... Trade paperback (US). 317 p. 38 b/w photographs, 12 line illustrations, 14 maps, 1 table. Intended for professional and scholarly audience. more

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Introduction to California's Beaches and Coas...

From sunny beaches where thousands escape the summer's heat to wild and isolat... From sunny beaches where thousands escape the summer's heat to wild and isolated rocky cliffs, California boasts one of the most spectacular and diverse shorelines in the world. Accompanied by numerous color photographs, diagrams, and maps, this guide... more

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Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern...

A field guide to the most common moth species in northeastern North America. A field guide to the most common moth species in northeastern North America. more

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Birds of Thailand

Thailand is the mecca of birding in Southeast Asia. It's convenient to get to ... Thailand is the mecca of birding in Southeast Asia. It's convenient to get to and get around, and its birdlife is wondrously diverse, exotic, and plentiful. With Birds of Thailand, Craig Robson and fourteen leading illustrators give us the most... more

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