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Whelks to Whales

Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Newly Revised and expanded Third edition

by Rick M. Harbo
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Paperback eBook
  • age: 8
  • Grade: 1858238-1853487
tagged: marine life, reference

Newly revised and updated with additional photographs and up-to-date names, this full-colour field guide to the marine life of coastal British Columbia, Alaska, Washington, Oregon and northern California is perfect for divers, boaters and beachcombers. It is a ready reference to more than 400 of the most common species: the fascinating local sponge …


Woman, Watching

Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and the Songbirds of Pimisi Bay

by Merilyn Simonds
edition: eBook
tagged: environmentalists & naturalists, post-confederation (1867-), birds


Woman, Watching is an entrancing blend of biography, memoir, history, research, and homage that is unlike anything I’ve ever read. It’s radical, it’s ravishing.” — Kyo Maclear, author of Birds Art Life

From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the R …


The Hidden Kingdom of Fungi

Exploring the Microscopic World in Our Forests, Homes, and Bodies

by Keith Seifert, foreword by Dr. Rob Dunn
edition: Hardcover
tagged: mycology, environmental conservation & protection, mushrooms, ecology

?Fans of Merlin Sheldrake's Entangled Life and Suzanne Simard's Finding the Mother Tree will enjoy Seifert's latest... A perspective-shifting guide to our microfungal matrix.??Kirkus 

Even though we can?t always see them, fungi exist all around us. From forests and farms to food and medicine?and even our homes and bodies?fungal connections shape how …


The Kootenay Wolves

Five Years Following a Wild Wolf Pack

by John E. Marriott
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged: wolves, plants & animals, environmental conservation & protection

A spectacularly illustrated photography book full of behavioural observations and wolf tales that will engage those interested in the state of wild wolves in North America.

On August 24, 2013, professional wildlife photographer John E. Marriott received a phone call that would dramatically alter the course of his career for the next half decade. A f …


Villain, Vermin, Icon, Kin

Wolves and the Making of Canada

by Stephanie Rutherford
edition: eBook
tagged: wolves, animal rights

A wolf’s howl is felt in the body. Frightening and compelling, incomprehensible or entirely knowable, it is a sound that may be heard as threat or invitation but leaves no listener unaffected.
Toothsome fiends, interfering pests, or creatures wild and free, wolves have been at the heart of Canada’s national story since long before Confederatio …


Paddling Pathways

Reflections from a Changing Landscape

edited by Bob Henderson, by Sean Blenkinsop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: essays, canoeing

“In an age of hedonistic adventure-seekers and unrestrained bushcrafters, we finally have an authoritative chronicle of the theoretical adventure, an abstract of exploration in a higher form. Paddling Pathways is a brilliant compendium of Canadian stories from real wilderness aficionados—a must-read for anyone who aspires to apprehend the juxt …


The Declaration of Interdependence

A Pledge to Planet Earth—30th Anniversary Edition

by David Suzuki & Tara Cullis, illustrated by Michael Yahgulanaas
edition: Hardcover
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, essays, inspiration & personal growth, ecology

Calling all people to become stewards of the earth, this exquisite edition is a heartfelt plea for the planet's preservation.

The Declaration of Interdependence—both an enlightening creed and a passionate call to action—was composed by David Suzuki and a team of activists and environmentalists in 1992, in recognition of the United Nations' Earth …

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