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"

In Search of the Canary Tree: The Story of a Scientist, a Cypress, and a Changing World
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
The Penguin Lessons
American Wolf
The Salt Path
The Lost Words
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief, and Compassion: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, a Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World
The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood
Dark Emu
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
The Shepherd's Life: A People's History of the Lake District
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Origin of Species
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
H is for Hawk
The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
Voyage of the Beagle
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
The Botany of Desire by Michael PollanThe Drunken Botanist by Amy  StewartThe Tree by Colin TudgeThe Hidden Life of Trees by Peter WohllebenWicked Plants by Amy  Stewart
Nonfiction Books about Plants
279 books — 72 voters

God's Dog by Hope RydenCoyote America by Dan FloresThe Daily Coyote by Shreve StocktonMoon Called by Patricia BriggsNew Coyote by Michael Bergey
Books about Coyotes
47 books — 18 voters
A Natural History of the Senses by Diane AckermanThe Moon by Whale Light and Other Adventures Among Bats, Peng... by Diane AckermanCultivating Delight by Diane AckermanDawn Light by Diane AckermanAn Alchemy of Mind by Diane Ackerman
Best of Diane Ackerman
24 books — 3 voters

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Stephen Jay Gould
Geology gave us the immensity of time and taught us how little of it our own species has occupied.
Stephen Jay Gould, Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History

It is hypocritical to exhort the Brazilians to conserve their rainforest after we have already destroyed the grassland ecosystem that occupied half the continent when we found it. A large-scale grassland restoration project would give us some moral authority when we seek conservation abroad. I must admit that I also like the idea because it would mean a better home for pronghorn, currently pushed by agriculture into marginal habitats-The high sagebrush deserts of the West. I would love to return ...more
John A. Byers, Built for Speed: A Year in the Life of Pronghorn

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