The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World

In The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware Much like human famil

Lab Girl

Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life but it is also so much Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918 1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I.In Pa

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into the Wonder of Consciousness

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities gentle Athena,

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

The dinosaurs Sixty six million years ago, the Earth s most fearsome creatures vanished Today they remain one of our planet s great mysteries Now The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs reveals their extraordinary, 200 million year long story as never before n nIn this captivating narrative enlivened

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness

Although mammals and birds are widely regarded as the smartest creatures on earth, it has lately become clear that a very distant branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence the cephalopods, consisting of the squid, the cuttlefish, and above all the octopus In captivity, octop

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design

30th Anniversary Edition Cover note Each copy of the anniversary edition of The Blind Watchmaker features a unique biomorph No two covers are exactly alike n nAcclaimed as the most influential work on evolution written in the last hundred years, The Blind Watchmaker offers an inspiring and ac