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Fen, Bog and Swamp: A Short History of Peatland Destruction and Its Role in the Climate Crisis

Fans of Proulx’s fiction, even those with marginal interest in peatlands, will be intrigued by the snippets of memoir and the habits of a writer’s mind that this collection reveals.

Regenesis: Feeding the World Without Devouring the Planet

Provocateur Monbiot’s “new restoration story about food” is sure to generate interest, both approving and dismissive.

The Mind of a Bee

The book’s bees astound; so too the clever humans who study them.

Spiders of North America

Indispensable. Rose gives professional biologists and interested amateurs everything they need to go a-spidering.

Otherlands: Journeys in Earth’s Extinct Ecosystems

Halliday’s brilliantly imaginative reconstructions, his deft marshalling of complex science, offers a thrilling experience of deep-time nature for pop-science buffs.

Turtles of the World: A Guide to Every Family

Authoritative, visually compelling, and broadly accessible, this guide will please a broad swath of readers interested in turtles.

National Geographic Photo Ark Wonders: Celebrating Diversity in the Animal Kingdom

“I want people to care,” says Sartore, “to fall in love, and to take action.” Mission accomplished. An essential purchase for most collections.

Iconotypes: A Compendium of Butterflies and Moths; Jones’ Icones Complete

A book as lovely as the creatures it depicts. There’s much here for specialists (lepidopterists; art historians) but lay readers too can savor an astonishingly beautiful “pre-industrial butterfly world.”

The Last Winter: The Scientists, Adventurers, Journeymen, and Mavericks Trying To Save the World

Fox has written an important, much-needed book about the climate crisis that injects a personal element into an abstract-seeming problem. This is popular science at its best.
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