The Struggle to Save Thailand's Wild Cats

In 1987, zoologist Alan Rabinowitz was invited by the Thai government to study leopards, tigers, and other wildlife in the Huai Kha Khaeng valley, one of Southeast Asia's largest and most prized forests. It was hoped his research would help...

264 pages
6 x 9
16 photos and illustrations

Pacific High
Adventures In The Coast Ranges From Baja To Alaska

"Starting out, my mind and spirit were open to the mystery of foreign cultures, the spareness of aridity, the tension of seismicity, the heat of fire, the exuberance of the vast, the abundance of rot and rebirth, the kindness of strangers, the...

488 pages
5.25 x 8

Beyond the Last Village
A Journey Of Discovery In Asia's Forbidden Wilderness

In 1993, Alan Rabinowitz, called "the Indiana Jones" of wildlife science by The New York Times, arrived for the first time in the country of Myanmar, known until 1989 as Burma, uncertain of what to expect. Working under the auspices of the...

336 pages
6 x 9

All the Wild and Lonely Places
Journeys In A Desert Landscape

Lawrence Hogue

"All the wild and lonely places, the mountain springs are called now. They were not lonely or wild places in the past days. They were the homes of my people." --Chief Francisco Patencio, the Cahuilla of Palm Springs The Anza-Borrego...

256 pages
6 x 9

For the Health of the Land
Previously Unpublished Essays And Other Writings

Aldo Leopold; Edited by J. Baird Callicott and Eric T. Freyfogle; Foreword by Scott Russell Sanders

Aldo Leopold's classic work A Sand County Almanac is widely regarded as one of the most influential conservation books of all time. In it, Leopold sets forth an eloquent plea for the development of a "land ethic" -- a...

262 pages
5.5 x 8.25

Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire

Wade Davis has been called "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In Shadows in the Sun, he brings all of those gifts to bear on a fascinating examination of...

304 pages
5.5 x 8.25

An Affair with Africa
Expeditions And Adventures Across A Continent

In June 1960, a young faculty wife named Alzada Kistner and her husband David, a promising entomologist, left their 18-month old daughter in the care of relatives and began what was to be a four month scientific expedition in the Belgian Congo....

262 pages
5.5 x 8.25

From Botswana to the Bering Sea
My Thirty Years With National Geographic

National Geographic has been called a window on the world and a passport to adventure. Each month an estimated forty million people in 190 countries open its pages and are transported to exotic realms that delight the eye and mind. Such...

287 pages
6 x 9

In the Dust of Kilimanjaro

"Kilimanjaro slowly takes shape as the night sounds die, its glaciated peak tinged pink in the early light. A solitary wildebeest stares motionless as if mesmerized by the towering mass; a small caravan of giraffe drifts across the plain in...

312 pages
6 x 9

America by Rivers

Photographer and writer Tim Palmer has spent more than 25 years researching and experiencing life on the waterways of the American continent. He has travelled by canoe or raft on more than 300 different rivers, down wide placid streams and rough...

349 pages
6 x 9

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