Nature

Trees, Truffles, and Beasts

Author: Chris Maser

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

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Category: Nature

Page: 280

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The book makes a compelling case that we must first understand the complexity and interdependency of species and habitats from the microscopic level to the gigantic.
Nature

Not Just Trees

Author: Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds

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Category: Nature

Page: 332

View: 555

This gracefully written story shows all that is lost when we destroy ancient stands of trees--as revealed through a 60-year study of the flora and fauna in an Oregon Coast Range forest that is selectively logged and finally clear-cut.
Business & Economics

Fragile Majesty

Author: Keith Ervin

Publisher: Mountaineers Books

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 941

Delineates the values of old-growth forests, identifies conflicts over their management, and explores creative solutions. Also predicts potential damage the environment will suffer, and problems the languishing timber industry will face if current practices are continued. Cloth edition (unseen), $22. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Science

British Truffles

Author: David Norman Pegler

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Category: Science

Page: 216

View: 629

The revival in the 'great British truffle hunt' provided the stimulus for this book, which meticulously describes all the species found in Britain and illustrates them in colour.
Science

The Wolf's Tooth

Author: Cristina Eisenberg

Publisher:

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Category: Science

Page: 254

View: 796

Looks at the role wolves and other predators have in regulating ecosystems.
Academic libraries

Choice

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