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Deep Water - The World in the Ocean
Date added:
May 31, 2024
Deep Water - The World in the Ocean

 
Hot springs - photos and stories of how the world soaks, swims, and slows down

"Immerse yourself in hot springs from around the globe with this stunning visual oasis that features over 200 photos and fascinating insights showcasing their unique topography, uses, cultural meanings, and more"--

 
Hot springs - photos and stories of how the world soaks, swims, and slows down

"Immerse yourself in hot springs from around the globe with this stunning visual oasis that features over 200 photos and fascinating insights showcasing their unique topography, uses, cultural meanings, and more"--

 
Why animals talk - the new science of animal communication

"From leading zoologist Arik Kershenbaum, a delightful and groundbreaking exploration of animal communication and its true meaning Animal communication has forever seemed intelligible. We are surrounded by animals and the cacophony of sounds that they make-from the chirping of songbirds to the growls of lions on the savanna-but we have yet to fully understand why animals communicate the way they do. What are they saying? This is only part of the mystery. To go deeper, we must also ask, what is m

 
The well-connected animal - social networks and the wondrous complexity of animal societies

"In the cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica, pairs of male long-tailed manakins-clad in their stunning, red, blue, and black plumage-use perches as a stage for a coordinated song-and-dance to attract mates. Because the potential benefits are so great,males compete intensely for access to the stage. Who wins that competition? If you want a good perch to attract a mate, you need to have connections-and be deeply embedded in the manakin social network from the days of your youth. This is just o

 
Sharks don't sink - adventures of a rogue shark scientist

"From a marine biologist and co-founder of Minorities in Shark Sciences, a powerful debut memoir: the uplifting story of a young Black scientist's challenging journey to flourish outside the traditional confines of academia, inspired by her innate connection to nature's most misunderstood animal-the shark. You never forget your first shark. For Jasmin Graham, it was a little bonnethead, a type of hammerhead shark: three feet long, gray with a white underbelly, rough-skinned, strongly muscled, an

 
Feather trails - a journey of discovery among endangered birds

"The story of one woman's remarkable work with a trio of charismatic, endangered bird species-and her discoveries about the devastating threats that imperil them. In Feather Trails, wildlife biologist and birder Sophie A. H. Osborn reveals how the harmfulenvironmental choices we've made--including pesticide use, the introduction of invasive species, lead poisoning, and habitat destruction--have decimated Peregrine Falcons, Hawaiian Crows, and California Condors. In the Rocky Mountains, the cloud

 
The well-connected animal - social networks and the wondrous complexity of animal societies

"In the cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica, pairs of male long-tailed manakins-clad in their stunning, red, blue, and black plumage-use perches as a stage for a coordinated song-and-dance to attract mates. Because the potential benefits are so great, males compete intensely for access to the stage. Who wins that competition? If you want a good perch to attract a mate, you need to have connections-and be deeply embedded in the manakin social network from the days of your youth. This is just

 
Liberty's grid - a founding father, a mathematical dreamland, and the shaping of America

"In 1784 Thomas Jefferson presented Congress with an audacious scheme to reshape the territory of the young United States: All western lands, he proposed, would be inscribed with a titanic rectilinear grid, aligned with the points of the compass. Why did the author of the Declaration of Independence set out to transform the landscape of North America into an abstract mathematical dreamland? Historian and writer Amir Alexander compellingly argues that Jefferson saw the Cartesian grid not as a pat

 
Feather trails - a journey of discovery among endangered birds

"The story of one woman's remarkable work with a trio of charismatic, endangered bird species--and her discoveries about the devastating threats that imperil them. In Feather Trails, wildlife biologist and birder Sophie A. H. Osborn reveals how the harmful environmental choices we've made--including pesticide use, the introduction of invasive species, lead poisoning, and habitat destruction--have decimated Peregrine Falcons, Hawaiian Crows, and California Condors. In the Rocky Mountains, the clo

 

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