PositiveLibrary JournalCompelling ... Through this accessible narrative, readers get an up-close view of these different forests, including the Indigenous people who live there and the scientists who are working to preserve these areas ... This absorbing book provides an in-depth treatment of these boreal and tropical forests and why their preservation is a crucial step to mitigate climate change.
PositiveLibrary JournalMontano debuts with a compelling account of her career ... Linking climate change to the increasingly destructive natural disasters facing the nation, Montano\'s part-memoir, part-analysis book is an urgent call to take action.
Christina Conklin and Marina Psaros
PositiveLibrary JournalWhile the case studies themselves are fairly discouraging, the beautiful maps and hopeful vignettes about the future temper this important book about climate change in our world.
Zach St. George
RaveLibrary JournalA beautiful elegy to trees and the people working to preserve them. This compelling read shows how climate change impacts the natural ranges of tree species and how scientists are creating strategies to mitigate this influence.
PositiveLibrary Journal... charming ... Fascinating, not only for the beekeeping information, but also for the urban-wildlife interactions involving bees. A good companion for anyone contemplating apiculture.
RaveLibrary JournalBiologist Sheldrake\'s first books is a fascinating account of how fungi have been an integral component of human existence ... heldrake makes biology both fun and accessible. Fans of Mary Roach and Bill Bryson will appreciate this enthusiastic treatment of the fungi around us ... From bread to booze to the very fiber of life, the world turns on fungi, and Sheldrake provides a top-notch portrait.
PositiveLibrary JournalThroughout [Jukes\'} journey, we see the importance of nature and the potentially devastating effects our separation from nature can lead to ... Required reading for anyone contemplating becoming a beekeeper. Natural history enthusiasts will also find the subject matter compelling.
PositiveLibrary JournalPart biography, part natural history, and part memoir with the intrigue of a murder mystery, this slim work is also a philosophical exposition on the human inclination to make order out of chaos ... Recommended for those interested in ichthyology, natural history, or musings on the meaning of life.
RaveLibrary Journal... a true page-turner ... Recommended for readers seeking a more nuanced understanding of the complexities inherent to this region.
PositiveLibrary JournalLooking at scientific research from a variety of experts, this is a compelling call to reestablish ties with the animal world. Strongly recommended for anyone feeling overwhelmed or spiritually bereft in today’s society.
RaveLibrary JournalBeginning with the early fur traders who depleted beaver populations and leading to those attempting to reverse the negative opinion about beaver\'s detrimental influence, this comprehensive book provides a well-rounded consideration of a frequently misunderstood species ... Even if you don\'t think you have an opinion on beavers, this engaging book will make you a beaver believer.