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The Mosquito

A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator Overview: Driven by surprising insights and fast-paced storytelling, The

Falter

Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? Overview: Falter tells the story of these

Underbug

An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology Overview: Termites. Strange though it may seem, scientists are

Chernobyl

The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe Overview: In Chernobyl, Serhii Plokhy draws on new sources to

Drawdown

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming Overview: From revolutionizing how we produce

Scale

The Universal Laws of Life, Growth, and Death in Organisms, Cities, and in Organisms, Cities, Economies,

Let There Be Water

Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World Overview: Beautifully written, Seth M. Siegel's Let There Be Water

Other Minds

The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness Overview: In Other Minds, Peter Godfrey-Smith,

Lesser Beasts

A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig Overview: As historian Mark Essig reveals in Lesser Beasts,

Rain

A Natural and Cultural History Overview: Yet this is the first book to tell the story

The Third Plate

Field Notes on the Future of Food Overview: Instead, Barber proposes Americans should move to the

Feral

Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life Overview: As an investigative journalist, Monbiot found a

The Big Necessity

The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters Overview: With razor-sharp wit and crusading

Animal Madness

How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves Overview: **“Science Friday”

The Boom

How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World Overview: A definitive narrative history,

Farmageddon

The True Cost of Cheap Meat Overview: Farmageddon is a fascinating and terrifying investigative journey behind

Renewable

The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy Overview: Arranged in five parts—Green Gas, Sun, Wind, Earth, and

Green Illusions

The Dirty Secrets of Clean Energy and the Future of Environmentalism Overview: We have a consumption

Zoobiquity

What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing Overview: Both authoritative and

Dazzled and Deceived

Mimicry and Camouflage Overview: Annotation 'Dazzled and Deceived' tells the unique and fascinating story of mimicry

Feathers

The Evolution of a Natural Miracle Overview: They have decorated queens, jesters, and priests. And they

Salt

A World History Overview: From the award-winning and bestselling author of Cod comes the dramatic, human

Cod

A Biography Of The Fish That Changed The World Overview: Cod — frozen and dried in

Energy Transitions

History, Requirements, Prospects Overview: The book begins with a survey of the basic properties of modern

Freedom Summer

The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy Overview: In

Fox

Overview: This book is the first to fully explore the fox as the object of both

Oxygen

The Molecule that Made the World Overview: Advancing revelatory new ideas, following chains of evidence, the

Silent Spring

Overview: Discusses the reckless annihilation of fish and birds by the use of pesticides and warns

Parasite Rex

Inside the Bizarre World of Nature’s Most Dangerous Creatures Overview: Inside the Bizarre World of Nature's