Natural History

Natural history is the research and study of organisms including plants or animals in their environment, leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

New Releases Tagged "Natural History"

The Genius of Birds
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Lab Girl
The Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New
Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life
Lab Girl
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants
The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet
Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells
The Outrun
Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future
A Little History of Science
Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks
My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America
Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid
The Origin of Species
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
Voyage of the Beagle
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
Life on Earth
H is for Hawk
Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History
The Jaguar Princess by Clare BellThe Tribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall ThomasThe White Panther by Theodore J. WaldeckThe Jaguar Within by Rebecca R. StoneJaguar by Alan Rabinowitz
Books about Jaguars (Cats)
12 books — 4 voters

Trancing the Tiger by Rachael SlatePrince Charming Opens Doors, the Buffoon Opens Legs by Lucano DivinaSoul of a Lion by Barbara BennettTribe of Tiger by Elizabeth Marshall ThomasI...AM...CHEETAH! by Stephanie J. Teer
Books about Big Cats
131 books — 31 voters
The Everglades by Marjory Stoneman DouglasEndangered Edens by Marty EssenKilling Mister Watson by Peter MatthiessenSwamplife by Laura A. OgdenThe Swamp by Michael Grunwald
The Everglades
25 books — 5 voters

The Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraThe Human Zoo by Desmond MorrisThe Naked Ape by Desmond MorrisThe Third Chimpanzee by Jared DiamondIntimate Behavior by Desmond Morris
The Human Animal
49 books — 12 voters
The Snow Leopard by Peter MatthiessenThe Jungle Book by Rudyard KiplingThe African Leopard by Theodore N. BaileyThe Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag by Jim CorbettMy Life with Leopards by Fransje van Riel
Books for Leopard Lovers
30 books — 8 voters

Charles Darwin
The affinities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree.I believe this simile largely speaks the truth. The green and budding twigs may represent existing species; and those produced during former years may represent the long succession of extinct species. At each period of growth all the growing twigs have tried to branch out on all sides, and to overtop and kill the surrounding twigs and branches, in the same manner as species and groups of species ha ...more
Charles Darwin

Edward O. Wilson
A lifetime can be spent in a Magellanic voyage around the trunk of a single tree.
Edward O. Wilson

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All About Washington A Public Bookclub for those who enjoy reading about the the natural history of Washington State…more

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