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by Warren H. TreacherThe Sandboa Book - 272 pages. 200+ photos by 31 photographers from 4 continents and 10 countries. With the largest part on East African sandboa [colubrinus], the book also covers rufescens and their crosses. It includes chapters on all 11 other sandboa species. with range maps, descriptions and known husbandry for all. Finished with three morph galleries, The Sandboa Book is the most comprehensive book on sandboas written.
by Isabel Browne Driscoll
The Airman’s Arctic Survival Guide by Belmore Browne
“Wars are fought outdoors.” - Belmore Browne (1880-1954) Alarmed by the high casualty rate of downed airmen in the north during the opening months of World War II, military planners turned to Belmore Browne, American artist, illustrator, explorer and experienced outdoorsman. As Civilian Consultant for the new Arctic Training School, he prepared courses based on his lectures and original poster-sized diagrams to... more
by J. S. KingYou want to collect wildflower seed but when will it be ready? This guide tells you when the seed will be ripe and make more efficient your collecting forays. Plants for your shady beds, plants for your sunny borders, the native landscape has something for every niche. Look at your local wild areas with a new eye and see which flowers will enhance your garden.
by Pari SpolterExplanation of the complex motion of the Moon. In this book, you will not find a long series of advanced mathematical equations. There are no theory or assumptions. Instead, you will find many easy to understand graphs based on the latest ephemerides of unprecedented accuracy.
by Bonnie Gruenberg
Tirades and threats. Hyperbole and deception. Living traditions and dead animals. The conflicts that rage around the wild horses of the Atlantic coast can be loud, confusing, and downright vicious. Wild horses have lived on these barrier islands for hundreds of years, and many people would like to see them remain. Horse advocates and horse detractors alike turn to research to support their claims, but often reach different conclusions from the same information. Bonnie Gruenberg, a healthcare ... more
by Dionne FieldsThe storybook about a elementary student choosing careers paths early in his life. I want to inspire kids to learn and study more about what they would love to do when they grow up. This storybook is to encourage kids of all ages to read more and to study, their career choice early on. When they enter high school, they would have learn more about their career choices and what path to work towards and college choices. Rain a little boy in elementary school wants to learn more ... more
by James TaggOne of the most important questions of our time is whether human beings are computers? Are we 'wet computers' made from flesh and blood rather than Silicon but essentially the same? If we are then how do we create and exercise free will. The book is very topical. We have just had the launch of two Hollywood movies in this field, the Imitation Game and the Theory of Everything. What are the questions these great minds - Turing and Hawking - grappled with and what do their answers mean to our ... more
by Annette MeredithCalled "flying jewels" by the early explorers, hummingbirds delight people of all ages with their antics, but many do not realize their important role in plant pollination or their usefulness in controlling insect pests like aphids and mosquitoes. "Helping the Hummingbirds" introduces children of elementary school age to the fascinating world of hummingbirds and teaches them how we can help these tiny aeronautical experts to flourish in our backyards. A helpful and informative section ... more
by Annette MeredithIn this book for children of elementary school age, the author brings the message of the bees with stunning photographs and simple text to explain what the bees do, how they are endangered, and how we can help them. Bee populations worldwide have been declining and many people are not aware of the bees' importance in the ecosystem and how their disappearance would affect our food supply. A section for parents and teachers at the end of the book provides useful information on possible c... more
by J.C. DonahoFreddy Squirrel and his friends have discovered a number of creatures in the garden. Follow along with Freddy and the group as they learn about the bugs and other critters they find in, under and around the flowers. There's a Bug in my Blossom is written to appeal to readers young and old. Bright colorful close-up photos of bugs are accompanied with more detailed text for advanced readers. After reading the book, it is time to go outside and experience nature for real!
by Meg Lowman, Ph.D.BEZA is the story of an Ethiopian girl who is helping to conserve the last forests and biodiversity of northern Ethiopia. BEZA not only inspires girls to pursue science, but she also illustrates the power of kids to seek global solutions.
by william d boehmGlacier Bay Old Ice, New Land is a natural history and photographic book that explores one of the earth's last primeval places, a spectacular mountainous landscape penetrated by fjords created by retreating ice, home to wildlife including whales, seals, sea lions, sea otter, moose, mountain goats, brown and black bear, wolverine, bald eagles and puffins. More than a half million visitors come yearly to this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Southeast Alaska's northern panhandle, drawn by its un spoil... more
by William McPhersonClimate change is a daunting prospect for the earth and many people would like to avoid thinking about its consequences. Wouldn't it be great if someone had a way to avoid worrying about climate science? Well, someone has. Denial ideology is a set of beliefs about climate science that denies the principal findings. Using canards such as "the globe is cooling" and "climate change is entirely natural" enables denial ideologues to argue against acceptance of the findings of climate science. These c... more
by I.S. PetteiceA vetting of Barack Obama that was never made by the media. Soundoff gives every reason why you should not have voted for Barack Obama in 2012 and more than 50 legitimate reasons why Barack Obama should have been and should be impeached by Congress. Corruption in the media, corruption in Congress, and throughout our Government is exposed.
by James Alexander Currie with Bonnie J. FladungFollow the daring safari of James Currie as his love of birds, fascination with wildlife and craving for adventure lead him into humorous and life threatening situations. James captures the essence of what it means to be African today, facing everything from the Big Five to the vestiges of apartheid to the AIDS epidemic. He provides authoritative information on African wildlife and illustrates hair-raising encounters with lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and snakes through excitin... more
by alan brook
The founder of the Humem State Foundation portends and advocates the next stage in cultural evolution—the creation of a state for our extended presences.
- How can we as individuals benefit from the astounding advances in technology without continuing to surrender the control, ownership, and privacy of our data to corporations and governments?
- How can we ensure that our personal data will be securely accessible for our lifelong use and that... more