• Download E-books Beyond Cape Horn: Travels in the Antarctic PDF

    By Charles Neider

    Author and Antarctic explorer Neider tells of his 3rd journey to the frozen continent, describing the overseas stations there and the pursuits they're operating towards. Neider additionally excursions the Antarctic panorama, looking at the geography and natural world and evoking it intimately. Devoting scrutiny to the overseas treaties that guard the continent politically and environmentally, Neider unearths how vital these treaties are. additionally incorporated during this paintings are interviews with Antarctic pioneers Sir Charles Wright, Sir Vivian Fuchs, and Laurence Gould.

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  • Download E-books On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear PDF

    By Richard Ellis

    Polar bears—fierce and majestic—have captivated us for hundreds of years. Feared by means of explorers, respected by means of the Inuit, and loved by means of zoo goers all over, they're a image for the tough attractiveness and muscular grace of the Arctic. yet as worldwide warming threatens the ice caps’ integrity, the polar undergo has additionally come to represent the environmental peril that has arisen because of damaging human practices. some time past two decades on my own, the realm inhabitants of polar bears has reduced in size by way of part. this day they quantity simply 22,000.
    Urgent and stirring, On skinny Ice is either a party and a rallying cry on behalf of 1 of earth’s maximum typical treasures.  

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  • Download E-books Easy-to-Build Birdhouses: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-212 (Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin) PDF

    By Mary Twitchell

    on account that 1973, Storey's kingdom knowledge announcements have provided sensible, hands-on directions designed to assist readers grasp dozens of kingdom dwelling abilities fast and simply. There at the moment are greater than a hundred and seventy titles during this sequence, and their outstanding attractiveness displays the typical hope of nation and town dwellers alike to domesticate own independence in daily life.

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  • Download E-books Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of California (California Natural History Guides) PDF

    By Samuel M. McGinnis

    This well known ebook is the one box consultant to all of California's a hundred thirty freshwater fish species, either local and brought. Revised and up-to-date all through, the consultant now beneficial properties the one entire selection of colour illustrations of California freshwater fishes on hand wherever. those colour illustrations, coupled with a collection of hugely precise black-and-white drawings, offer a brief and straightforward approach for deciding upon fish within the box. certain normal heritage debts for every species provide a wealth of knowledge, together with the present endangered or threatened prestige of many local species.

    * contains angling counsel for every activity fish species

    * beneficial properties an multiplied part on cooking freshwater fish

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  • Download E-books GREATER SINS - Vol 2 PDF

    By Ayatullah Dastghaib Shirazi - XKP

    This is the Vol 2 of the three elements of better Sins through Ayatullah Abdul Husayn Dastghaib. He has exhaustively defined the phenomenon of sin, the type of sins, and the need of keeping off them. He has additionally defined fifty types of larger Sins.


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  • Download E-books Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper PDF

    By C. Marina Marchese

    Now in paperback, Marina Marchese's inspirational and useful tale of studying to elevate honeybees and making a existence she loves

     "[An] enticing, delightfully informative work?" ?Publishers Weekly

     "Marchese has given us a beautiful present. Honeybee is an enjoyable and worthy primer for the beginner and honeybee devotee alike." ?Washington instances

    "Surpassing the predictable "how I replaced careers" memoir of discovering the great lifestyles, Marchese's informative advisor is jam-packed with proof approximately every little thing from pollination to harvesting, existence cycles to ancient lore, dietary merits to gourmand taste combos, scientific purposes to strange varieties." ?Booklist

    In 1999, Marina Marchese fell in love with bees in the course of a journey of a neighbor's honeybee hives. She give up her activity, obtained her personal bees, equipped her personal hives, harvested honey, earned a certificates in apitherapy, studied wine tasting as a way to move these abilities to honey tasting, and at last opened her personal honey enterprise. this day, pink Bee® Honey sells artisanal honey and honey-related items to outlets and eating places everywhere in the kingdom.

    More than an inspiring tale of 1 woman's transformative courting with honeybees (some of nature's so much interesting creatures), Honeybee can be bursting with information regarding all points of bees, beekeeping, and honey?including lifestyles contained in the hive; the function of the queen, staff, and drones; pollination and its significance to maintaining all existence; the culinary pleasures of honey; hiving and protecting honeybees; the traditional perform of apitherapy, or therapeutic with honey, pollen, and bee venom; and lots more and plenty extra.

    Recipes for meals and private care items seem all through. additionally incorporated is a wonderful, extraordinary appendix that lists seventy five various honey varietals, with info on provenance, tasting notes, and food-and-wine pairings.

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  • Download E-books Sibley's Birding Basics PDF

    By David Allen Sibley

    “I wrote and illustrated this ebook to assist each inquisitive birder, from amateur to specialist. no matter if you could establish six birds or 600, you’ll be a greater birder in case you have a grounding within the genuine nuts and bolts of what birds seem like, and your talents should be even sharper for those who understand precisely what to seem for and the way to checklist what you see.” —David Allen Sibley

    The Sibley advisor to Birds
    and The Sibley consultant to poultry lifestyles and Behavior are either universally acclaimed because the new ordinary resource of species info. And now David Sibley, America’s most advantageous birder and best-known poultry artist, takes a brand new path; in Sibley’s Birding Basics he's involved now not quite a bit with species as with the overall features that impact the looks of all birds and hence provide us the clues to their identity.
    To create this advisor, David Sibley proposal via the entire abilities that let him to spot a chook within the few instants it truly is noticeable to him. Now he stocks that details, integrating a proof of the identity strategy with many painted and drawn pictures of info (such as a feather) or innovations.

    Birding Basics starts by means of reviewing how you can start as a birder: the apparatus precious, the place and while to head birding, and maybe most crucial, the fundamental issues to seem for while birds look within the box. utilizing many illustrations, David Sibley studies the entire simple suggestions of chicken id after which describes the diversities (of form, measurement, and colour) which may swap the looks of a poultry through the years or in several settings. And he matters a caution approximately “illusions and different pitfalls”—and recommendation on averting them.

    The moment a part of the ebook, additionally plentifully illustrated, bargains with one other set of clues, the main elements of avian existence that range from species to species: feathers (color, association, form, molt), habit and habitat, and sounds.

    This scientifically particular, fantastically illustrated quantity distills the essence of David Sibley’s personal event and talents, delivering an excellent creation to “naming” the birds. With Sibley as your advisor, in the event you easy methods to interpret what the feathers, the anatomical constitution, the sounds of a fowl inform you—when you recognize the clues that convey you why there’s no such factor as “just a duck”—birding may be extra enjoyable, and extra significant. a vital addition to the Sibley shelf!

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  • Download E-books No Turning Back: The Extinction Scenario PDF

    By Richard Ellis

    Conservationist Richard Ellis’s attention-grabbing exam of extinction, “one of the main robust forces in the world, and essentially the most enigmatic”  
    In No Turning Back, naturalist Richard Ellis conducts a masterful and engrossing research of 1 of the world’s such a lot harrowing inevitabilities: extinction. Taking a targeted examine a number of species—from those who went out with a bang upon the influence of an Everest-sized asteroid to those who progressively disappeared after years of human overhunting—Ellis discusses the 5 nice mass extinctions in heritage, and the way extinction shapes the evolutionary approach. He additionally outlines the stairs we will be able to take to make sure that today’s endangered species might be pulled again from the threshold. Richly illustrated with Ellis’s gorgeous, hand-drawn art, No Turning Back is a useful learn for an individual looking to comprehend the earlier, current, and way forward for existence on our planet.

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  • Download E-books Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe PDF

    Navigating Africa might be daunting, fairly while making plans a safari – an adventure that varies vastly in keeping with position. This advisor demystifies the method, through detailing the safari stats of 18 African international locations with maps, colour images, illustrations of flora and fauna, eleven beneficial charts, and an lodging advisor with an in depth ranking system.

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  • Download E-books Birds of Arizona: A Falcon Field Guide (Falcon Field Guide Series) PDF

    Each Falcon box advisor to birds introduces the a hundred and eighty commonest and sought-after species in a nation. comfortably sized to slot in your pocket and that includes full-color, specified illustrations, those informative publications make it effortless to spot birds in a yard, favourite parks, and flora and fauna parts. every one chicken is observed by means of a close directory of its favourite attributes and a colour representation exhibiting its vital positive factors. Birds are equipped in taxonomic order, protecting households of birds jointly for simple id. this can be the basic resource for the sector, either informative and gorgeous to peruse.

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