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Notes from a Small Valley A Natural History of Wolli Creek II Vivid and Beautiful
Price: Free! Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This is the second part of my natural history of the Wolli Creek Valley in Sydney, Australia. Part I, Prehistory, gave an overview of the Valley’s geology and local fossil and archaeological record. This part describes how the Valley may have appeared in the early 1790s, shortly after the First Fleet brought the Europeans to Sydney in 1788 but before they settled along Wolli Creek from 1804.
Allá lejos y hace tiempo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: Spanish. Published: December 12, 2016 by Libros Selectos. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Este es un bellísimo libro de memorias en que el autor evoca los años de su infancia en Argentina. Aquí Hudson cuenta sus paseos por las pampas, la vida de los gauchos, los pintorescos personajes con que se cruzó, su amor por su madre y la enfermedad que acabó inesperadamente con el paraíso perdido de la infancia. Conrad, Ford, Lawrence, Chatwin y Theroux fueron sus sus lectores más fervientes.
Cape Sable Island - A Birding Site Guide
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Are you a birder who has always wanted to visit Cape Sable Island, Nova Scotia? This guide helps you fulfill that ambition.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs will spark the curiosity of young readers, taking them to a time where Tyrannosaurus rex ruled the land, pterodactyls flew in the skies, and packs of velociraptors prowled the jungles. Filled with up-to-date discoveries about prehistoric life, this tome includes comprehensive material about geography, history, and other scientific information from prehistoric times.
Park Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
My Patch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Patch watching is something you can turn to when you have had enough of long-distance chasing for birds. It is not a remedy but it is a very acceptable complimentary part of your birding life. Want to know all about it, then read 'My Patch' for some answers.
A Surgeon's Story. The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The amazing story of a New York doctor who pioneered surgery against a tide of professional opposition. As a leading naturalist and horticulturist, he also used his gifts of writing and poetry as an early advocate of nature. “Far more of a human and social portrait than a medical text, this reissue fills the prescription for fascinating reading.” Kirkus (2014)
Twitching Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Twitchers - they are those crazy people who travel miles and miles just to see a rare bird. Don’t worry though, not all twitchers are beyond treatment and not all twitching is about only seeing the bird. Between 1982 and 2003 I twitched in the UK. Every twitch was an adventure, every twitch a story, here are a few for you to enjoy.
Bogtrotter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Bogtrotter is the story of a man and woman who sold most of their material possessions to buy time away from their ordered urban lives to explore simplicity and find their connection to the natural world.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
Beekeeping for Poets
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré