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Because They Needed Me: Rita Miljo and the Orphaned Baboons of South Africa by Micheal Blumenthal
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
In May of 2007, noted American poet and novelist and son of Holocaust refugees Michael Blumenthal went to South Africa to volunteer at C.A.R.E., a rehabilitation center for orphaned and injured baboons founded by Rita Miljo. Rita was a Lithuanian-born childhood member of the Hitler Youth who had gone on to have a life as adventure-filled as Beryl Markham’s in West With the Night.
Resistance 101: 26 Points Of Contention by Timothy Raymond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,730. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
By the year 2050, we will need 27 planet Earths to sustain our population. Every day, 200 species are driven extinct. Non-stop war threatens not only our lives, but the survival of all life on the planet. The dominant culture is doing its part to keep these alarming facts hidden as it facilitates the largest threat to life in the past 65 million years.
Smokey Bear: The Cub Who Left His Pawprints on History by Karen Signell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,820. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
This is the first novel written about the real bear cub who survived a forest fire high in the New Mexican mountains to become the living representative of his namesake, the icon Smokey Bear, famous for preserving wildlife and wilderness.
Laughter Tears Peace by Tom Coley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of an activist, a sculptor, and a seeker of peace. Born in England in the 1940s, Tom Coley grew up without a father into a world he felt he had no place in. His life path took him through Australia and the world, from Tasmanian sheds to Vietnamese Agent Orange conferences, on a fascinating, amusing and relatable search through the world for peace and the perfect sculpture.
Healing Rhinos and Other Souls: The Extraordinary Fortunes of a Bushveld Vet by Stephanie Rohrbach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Healing Rhinos and other Souls tells the story of a pioneering wildlife vet in the South African bushveld. It is a story of love and life; of nature and adventures; of humour, passion and understanding. It is a story about a man who was simply himself all his life, the story of a life well lived.
Misfit: Changemaker with an Edge by Andreas Souvaliotis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
From scared, shy, gay, immigrant, geek with Aspergers genes all the way to prominent social entrepreneur and global changemaker. The raw story of a very unlikely and colorful journey.
Brief Encounters with Real Life by Jon Van Loon
Price: Free! Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.
On the Road: Contributions to the Weekly Dispatch, 1920-1921 by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 6. Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 23,540. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
These articles represent the very earliest published writings of Henry Williamson, appearing in the Weekly Dispatch between July 1920 and January 1921 during his short-lived Fleet Street career. They include ‘The Country Week’ (short nature sketches) and ‘On the Road’ (a weekly column on light cars that offered occasionally somewhat dubious advice!).
Indian Summer Notebook: A Writer's Miscellany by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 10. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
A selection of Williamson's work from different sources. The theme is one of people, places and events which had a far-reaching effect on Henry's life – his schooldays; the Christmas truce on the Western Front in 1914 (at which he was present); his Norfolk farm; North Devon; and significant essays on the Victorian nature writer Richard Jefferies and the poet Francis Thompson.
Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947 by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
Ken Kirkby - Warrior Painter by Patricia M. Fraser
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
KEN KIRKBY—WARRIOR PAINTER is a remarkable biography about a very remarkable man. It is, also, an unusual book about a very unusual man. This is an enlightening story of a very intelligent, artistically endowed, determined and perhaps spiritually guided warrior for the conservation of the land, air and water upon which the continuation of all species, including our own, depends.
The Fisherman of Halicarnassus by Roger Williams
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı (1890–1973), known as the Fisherman of Halicarnassus, was the founder of the famous Mavi Yolculuk “BLUE VOYAGES”. A historian, humanist and ecologist, he was one of Turkey’s most popular writers and has been described as a modern Homer. This book explores life of the writer and the history and culture of these beautiful Aegean and Mediterranean sailing waters
Pieces of the Plains: Memories and Predictions from the Heart of America by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
PIECES is a memoir based on a successful biological scientists life of teaching, research, and writing, but throughout his book the author steps back from personal history in order to place his experiences into a global context, eventually addressing the question: What will human life be like in two thousand years? Original drawings accompany each chapter.
Memoirs Of a Manic by Jon Van Loon
Series: Bipolar Experiences, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Despite being Bipolar and having a severe Learning Disability I earned a PhD in Environmental Chemistry and became a Full Professor at The University of Toronto. This book, Memoirs of a Manic, consists of 61 mainly humorous short stories related to events that occurred during my improbably successful career which includes publication of 6 research oriented Books by major Science Publishers.
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.