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 Naked Ape by Desmond MorrisThe Human Zoo by Desmond MorrisOur Inner Ape by Frans de WaalThe Third Chimpanzee by Jared DiamondYour Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
The Human Animal
87 books — 25 voters

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead GeorgeWhite Fang by Jack LondonJulie's Wolf Pack by Jean Craighead GeorgeJulie by Jean Craighead GeorgeThe Call of the Wild by Jack London
Books about Wild Canines
131 books — 19 voters
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverFully Alive by Tyler GageThe Jungle Books by Rudyard KiplingGorillas in the Mist by Dian FosseyOut of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Rainforests and Jungles of the World
173 books — 57 voters

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I never would've thought seeing a hundred naked people around a swimming pool would have been dullsville, but it is.
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Richard Fortey
Museums have no political power, but they do have the possibility of influencing the political process. This is a complete change from their role in the early days of collecting and hoarding the world to one of using the collections as an archive for a changing world. This role is not merely scientifically important, but it is also a cultural necessity.
Richard Fortey, Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum

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Herzog & de Meuron
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