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Slaves of Our Affection: The Myth of the Happy Pet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
So you think that having pets is beneficial to both people and animals? And that pets enjoy an easy life? Think again! Former longtime veterinarian Charles Danten asks us to set aside preconceived ideas to take an honest look at what underlies our love of the animals we hold dearest.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
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.
Red Sand Green Heart
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Red Sand Green Heart explains how the unique wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast, infertile land. Through vivid, personal stories John shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries, challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism, mining, tourism and environmental management.
Our True Nature
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
“Audrey opens up the country to us in a whole new way. She weaves the beauty, history and culture she has found in our national parks into a spellbinding story that makes me want to get out there even more.” — Rue Mapp, founder, Outdoor Afro, California
Beekeeping for Poets
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Essays on Breakaway Beekeeping in the Postmodern Era, with Appreciative Regard for the Hives and Methods of Abbé Émile Warré