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The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom takes the reader on a fascinating voyage into well and less known groups of animals: simple organisms, echinoderms, insects, arachnids, mollusks, crustaceans, fishes,...


Understanding Plants & the Vegetable Kingdom

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

The world of plants is astoundingly diverse. Thanks to 3 billion years of evolution, there are now more than 380,000 plant species on Earth. For all curious readers, the Knowledge Guides open the door to a world...


Aristotle's Ladder, Darwin's Tree: The Evolution of Visual Metaphors for Biological Order

by J. David Archibald Columbia University Press (July 15, 2014)

Leading paleontologist David Archibald explores the rich history of visual metaphors for biological order from ancient times to the present and their influence on human beings’ perception of their place in...


The Greatest Show on Earth

by Richard Dawkins Free Press (September 22, 2009)

Richard Dawkins transformed our view of God in his blockbuster, The God Delusion, which sold more than 2 million copies in English alone. He revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller...


Teaming with Microbes

by Wayne Lewis & Jeff Lowenfels Timber Press (September 10, 2010)

“A breakthrough book. No comprehensive horticultural library should be without it.” —American Gardener

When we use chemical fertilizers, we injure the microbial life that sustains plants, and then become...


Travels in Alaska

by John Muir & Terry Gifford Vertebrate Digital (September 10, 2018)

‘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 Vertebrate Digital (September 10, 2018)

‘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...


Managing Upland Resources

by Lois Mansfield Whittles Publishing (March 01, 2018)

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...


How Sweden Became Multicultural

by M. Eckehart Logik (September 01, 2017)

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 Hamilton Books (August 16, 2017)

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,...


Origins of Darwin's Evolution

by J. David Archibald Columbia University Press (September 05, 2017)

In On the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin presented his evidence for evolution and natural selection as its mechanism. He drew upon his earliest data gathered during his voyage on the HMS Beagle, which...


3rd Grade Science: Plants & Animals | Textbook Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

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 Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

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 White Cloud Press (June 01, 2013)

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 Watershed Media (July 16, 2012)

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...


Biological Exuberance

by Bruce Bagemihl St. Martin's Press (April 10, 2000)

A Publishers Weekly Best Book

One of the New York Public Library's "25 Books to Remember" for 1999

Homosexuality in its myriad forms has been scientifically documented in more than 450 species of mammals, birds,...


Never Out of Season

by Robert Dunn Little, Brown and Company (March 14, 2017)

Biologist Rob Dunn takes readers on a tour of our precarious dependence on ten species ranging from bananas to chickens--all of which are just a bug or a virus away from a collapse.

Did you know that 10 plants...


Indigenous Peoples and Tropical Biodiversity: Analytical Considerations for Conservation and Development

by Rodolfo Tello Amakella Publishing (February 20, 2015)

Achieving environmental conservation and socioeconomic development is a challenging endeavor, particularly when we do not have the necessary tools to develop a clear understanding of the dynamic relationship...


The Origin of Species

by Charles Darwin Simon & Schuster (April 12, 2016)

This classic work of scientific literature, presenting the theory of evolution by means of natural selection, is still both relevant and controversial in the twenty-first century.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION...


Biological Invasions, a Question of Nature and Society

by Robert Barbault & Martine Atramentowicz Quae (January 17, 2011)

Invasions of introduced species cause varying degrees of harm on the ecosystems in question and it is up to society to deal with the consequences. How can we prevent biological invasions? How can we assess the...


Biodiversity and Domestication of Yams in West Africa

by Roland Dumont, Alexandre Dansi, Philippe Vernier & Jeanne Zoundjihèkpon Quae (July 17, 2006)

A study of yam domestication practices among smallholders has provided an insight into how farmers exploit wild plant genetic resources so as to adapt them to agriculture. This book describes the domestication...


Biodiversity and Local Ecological Knowledge in France

by Laurence Bérard, Marie Cegarra, Marcel Djama & Sélim Louafi et al. Quae (January 03, 2006)

The knowledge of nature held by autochthonous and local communities has been the subject of international talks, notably on biodiversity, but has primarily been studied from an autochthonous angle. French experience...