Products in Earth and the Environment
|1001 Questions Answered About the Seashore |
by N. J. Berrill, Jacquelyn Berrill
Over 1,000 questions and answers about sea snails, sponges, starfish, fishes, shore birds, and other marine creatures. Includes appearance, breeding, growth, feeding, much more. 167 drawings. 16 pages of photos.
|1001 Questions Answered About: Earthquakes, Avalanches, Floods and Other Natural Disasters |
by Barbara Tufty
Answers 1001 questions about natural disasters: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, avalanches, landslides, floods, droughts, fires, and animal plagues. A very informative, readable book. 18 photographs, 23 line drawings.
|All About Lightning |
by Martin A. Uman
Readable and nontechnical, this illustrated survey explores the nature and causes of lightning. Topics include ball lightning, the workings of lightning rods, how to photograph lightning, and other fascinating subjects.
|The Book of Green Quotations |
by James Daley
Timely and thought-provoking, this volume comprises many hundreds of quotations by presidents, scientists, activists, and other public figures on conservation, ecology, environmentalism, wilderness, global warming, pollution, nature, and other subjects.
|Earth, the Sapphire Planet |
by Url Lanham
Concise, engaging biography of the planet reviews scientific studies of Earth, discusses the creation of continents, considers the origin and diversity of plant and animal life, and much more.
|The Holy Earth: Toward a New Environmental Ethic |
by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Norman Wirzba
Written by the Father of American Horticulture, this 1915 work offers timeless reflections on the earth's intrinsic divinity. Its application of scientific principles to horticulture exercised enormous influence on environmental protection programs.
|A Scientist at the Seashore |
by James S. Trefil
A noted physicist and popular science writer explains why the sea is salty, how bubbles form on the water's surface, where waves come from, and other curiosities. 1987 edition.
|The Urban Naturalist |
by Steven D. Garber
Informative, useful field guide reveals the amazing biodiversity within city and suburban landscapes, including trees, insects and other invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Hundreds of fascinating facts.