Leave Only Footprints: My Acadia-to-Zion Journey Through Every National Park

From the Emmy winning CBS Sunday Morning correspondent, an entertaining chronicle of his year spent traveling to every one of our National Parks, including his experiences with some of the most beautiful places and most interesting people that America has to offer n nWhen Conor Knighton decided to

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus In captivity, octop

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures

A journey into the hidden world of fungi n nWhen we think of fungi, we likely think of mushrooms But mushrooms are only fruiting bodies, analogous to apples on a tree Most fungi live out of sight, yet make up a massively diverse kingdom of organisms that supports and sustains nearly all living syst

American Wolf

ASIN moved from this edition n nThe enthralling story of the rise and reign of O Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her n nBefore humans ruled the earth, there were wolves Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near extinction in

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity s fate n nWhy was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for Britis

Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways To Make Nature More Visible

We re not just losing the wild world We re forgetting it We re no longer noticing it We ve lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing n nBut we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways to bring the magic of nature much closer to home n nMammals

Wilding

Forced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of free roami

Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze ancient DNA as never before, and it has become clear in part from David Reich s own contributions to the field that genomics is as important a means of understanding the human past as archeology, linguistics, and the wri

Havboka

Kunsten fange en kjempehai fra en gummib t p et stort hav gjennom fire rstider n nTo menn i en liten b t Et monster i havdypet under dem Det er er utgangspunktet for Havboka Fra den lille ya Skrova utenfor Lofoten unders kes havet gjennom historie, fortellinger, vitenskap, poesi og mytologi.

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds

For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist s human powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure n nDuring graduate school, as she conducted experiments on the peculiarly misshapen beaks of chickadees, ornithologist

The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

The 1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind brings us a stunning new vision of our future in space n nHuman civilization is on the verge of spreading beyond Earth More than a possibility, it is becoming a necessity whether our hand is forced by climate change and resource depletion or wheth