Entomologist Jiri Hulcr and science journalist Marc Abrahams offer a funny and informative introduction to the bark beetle, one of the world’s most maligned, misunderstood, and fascinating insects.
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The first complete field guide to the exotic amphibians and reptiles established in the continental United States and Hawaii, this book provides practical identification skills and an awareness of the environmental impacts of these species.
A practical and fun identification manual for amateurs and professionals alike
This volume offers a wealth of information and examples for those looking to help bring urban environments into harmony with the natural world and make cities more sustainable.
This book brings alive the richly diverse world of an underwater paradise, the second largest coral structure on the planet: the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.
This book is a compendium of ecological information on 244 species of trees, shrubs, and woody vines found in the northern half of the Florida peninsula and in the Florida panhandle.
Reaching from Texas to Florida and featuring a diverse array of voices from the past 100 years, this collection of environmental writing about the Gulf South region enriches how we understand the relationship between people and the rapidly changing ecology of the Gulf.
Cattleyas, first introduced in 1818, are the flowers whose form and color defined the essence of tropical orchids for generations to come. This helpful and informative book describes each classic Cattleya species in fascinating detail and includes all that is required to appreciate and grow cattleyas successfully.
Addressing the threatened future of chocolate in our modern world, Dale Walters discusses the problems posed by plant diseases, pests, and climate change, looking at what these mean for the survival of the cacao tree.
In this eye-opening journey through some of America’s most innovative landscape architecture projects, Charles Flink shows why we urgently need greenways. A leading authority in greenway planning, design, and development, Flink presents inspiring examples of communities that have come together to build permanent spaces for the life-sustaining power of nature.