Science and the Environment

Picture of Palms Throughout the World.

Palms Throughout the World.

Jones, David L.

An important book which describes 800 species in 123 genera. The author, a research botani...

$24.95

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Picture of The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea.

The Ocean of Life: The Fate of Man and the Sea.

Roberts, Callum.

Takes us back in time to tell the story of man and the sea from the earliest traces of wat...

$47.95 $7.95

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Picture of The Origin Then and Now: An Interpretive Guide to the 'Origin of Species'.

The Origin Then and Now: An Interpretive Guide to the 'Origin of Species'.

Reznick, David N.

For those about to read the Origin of Species for the first time, or for those about to re...

$45.95 $19.95

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Picture of The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date.

The Half-Life of Facts: Why Everything We Know Has an Expiration Date.

Arbesman, Samuel.

He shows us how knowledge in most fields evolves systematically and predictably. It is fil...

$19.95 $9.95

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Picture of Parrot Culture: Our 2,500-Year-Long Fascination with the World's Most Talkative Bird.

Parrot Culture: Our 2,500-Year-Long Fascination with the World's Most Talkative Bird.

Boehrer, Bruce Thomas.

Explores the story of what humans have meant to parrots and vice versa, and why we are bot...

$7.95

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Picture of The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples.

The Eternal Frontier: An Ecological History of North America and Its Peoples.

Flannery, Tim.

He traces this history from Alaska to Panama, and describes giant, carnivorous bears, Gree...

$27.95 $9.95

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Picture of David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers.

David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers.

Levy, David H.

He wants to inspire us with the magic of meteor observing, which, he says, 'does not requi...

$59.95 $7.95

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Picture of Silent Witnesses: A History of Forensic Science.

Silent Witnesses: A History of Forensic Science.

McCrery, Nigel.

The author was also creator of the popular TV show Silent Witness

and he knows a gre...

$52.95 $19.95

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Picture of Glimpses of Paradise: The Quest For the Beautiful Parrakeet.

Glimpses of Paradise: The Quest For the Beautiful Parrakeet.

Olsen, Penny.

She has documented the history of this beautiful Australian bird, a slim little parrot sai...

$14.95

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