Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural world, physical world, or material world. "Nature" refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general. It ranges in scale from the subatomic to the cosmic.

The word nature is derived from the Latin word natura, or "essential qualities, innate disposition", and in ancient times, literally meant "birth". Natura was a Latin translation of the Greek word physis (φύσις), which originally related to the intrinsic characteristics that plants, animals, and other features of the world develop of their own accord. The con


New Releases Tagged "Nature"

Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman
Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
Snowman's Story
Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle
What Forest Knows
Living with Thunder: Exploring the Geologic Past, Present, and Future of Pacific Northwest Landscapes


  • Coyote Summer by Margo Solod
    Coyote Summer: A Summerhood Island Book
    For Fans Of: Katherine Paterson, Elizabeth George Speare, Cynthia Kadohata

    Home Teaser: One memorable summer, thirteen-year-old Jessie Silva discovers…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 25 - Jan 30, 2015
    1 copy available, 477 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Grow,  It Did,  Grow by Kevin  McCauley
    Grow, It Did, Grow
    Release date: Jan 23, 2015
    *Win your signed copy!*
    Experience this magical children's story about the power of nature. "A plant appeared that nobody knew was growing in the field…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015
    1 copy available, 723 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Rhythmythical by E.M. Biddulph
    Release date: Jan 02, 2015
    EM Biddulph's poetry provides an escape for those wishing to step away from the routine grey of modern life and reconnect with the majesty and mystery…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 02 - Jan 31, 2015
    2 copies available, 334 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    Annihilation (Southern Reach, #1)
    Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    The Signature of All Things
    Authority (Southern Reach, #2)
    Acceptance (Southern Reach, #3)
    In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
    A Sudden Light
    The Bees
    Flight Behavior
    The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
    All the Birds, Singing
    Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation
    Larger Than Life
    A Sand County Almanac with Other Essays on Conservation from ... by Aldo LeopoldWalden by Henry David ThoreauA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonPilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie DillardSilent Spring by Rachel Carson
    Best Nature Books
    372 books — 265 voters
    The Lorax by Dr. SeussThe Wild Trees by Richard   PrestonTrees by Tony RoddA Natural History of Conifers by Aljos FarjonThe Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
    Best Books About Trees
    62 books — 22 voters

    A Tundra Tale by Lone Alaskan GypsyHunter's Moon by Garry Douglas KilworthFantastic Mr. Fox by Roald DahlThe Running Foxes by Joyce StrangerRed Fox by J. David Henry
    Books about Foxes
    60 books — 8 voters

    Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead GeorgeJulie by Jean Craighead GeorgeA Tundra Tale by Lone Alaskan GypsyJulie's Wolf Pack by Jean Craighead GeorgeThe Sight by David Clement-Davies
    Books about Wild Canines
    107 books — 9 voters
    Bambi by Felix SaltenBambi's Children by Felix SaltenBill the Bastard by Roland PerryThe Heavenly Horse From The Outermost West by Mary StantonGiraffe Reflections by Dale Peterson
    Books about Hoofed Animals
    198 books — 4 voters

    A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    Into the Wild
    A Sand County Almanac with Other Essays on Conservation from Round River
    Desert Solitaire
    Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
    Silent Spring
    Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
    Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
    The World Without Us
    Green Illusions
    Last Chance to See
    Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
    Winter World

    Simon Winchester
    Simon Winchester Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms & a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    His Favorite Books About the Sea: Grab a thick blanket and a hot toddy to read this journalist's favorite bedtime books about the sea, the briny subject of his new work of nonfiction, Atlantic.
    More Good Minds Suggest…
    Lewis Carroll
    I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.
    Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass

    Robert Frost
    Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.
    Robert Frost

    More quotes...
     Wiccans/Witches/pagans/eclectics This group is for amyone interested in learning more about the earth religion and to connect wit…more

    204 members, last active 16 days ago

    A million years from now, the world undergoes a huge outburst of environment changes, causing e…more

    2 members, last active one year ago

    The Radically Rebellious of a Rambunctious Nature This is for those who no longer believe in what they're told to think but believe in what they f…more

    8 members, last active 2 months ago

    Slovakia - Slovensko Welcome in this group. Vitajte v našej skupine.

    11 members, last active one year ago

    1 chapters — updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM — 3 people liked it
    Nature Peoms
    7 chapters — updated Nov 13, 2010 06:49AM — 9 people liked it