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Astronomy manual - the practical guide to the night sky Astronomy manual - the practical guide to the night sky

Jun 24, 2016
Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants Becoming nature - learning the language of wild animals and plants

Jun 26, 2016
Being a beast - adventures across the species divide Being a beast - adventures across the species divide

To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the nonhumans. To do that, he chose five animals and lived alongside them, sleeping as they slept, eating what they ate, learning to sense the landscape through the senses they used. In this lyrical, intimate, and completely radical look at the lives of animals, Charles Foster mingles neuroscience and psychology, nature writing and memoir, and ultimately presents an inquiry

Jun 24, 2016
Giant sloths and sabertooth cats - extinct mammals and the archaeology of the Ice Age Great Basin Giant sloths and sabertooth cats - extinct mammals and the archaeology of the Ice Age Great Basin

Jun 20, 2016
Glorious Gulf of Mexico - life below the blue Glorious Gulf of Mexico - life below the blue

Jun 26, 2016
The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all The shark and the albatross - a wildlife filmmaker reveals why nature matters to us all

For twenty years John Aitchison has been traveling the world to film wildlife for a variety of international TV shows, taking him to far-away places on every continent. Aitchison reveals what happens behind the scenes and beyond the camera. He explains the practicalities and challenges of the filming process, and the problems of survival in perilous places. He records touching moments and dramatic incidents, some ending in success, others desperately sad. There are times when a hunted animal tri

Jun 26, 2016