Books tagged: The Earth: Natural History: General Interest

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Before We Lost the Lake

By Chad Reimer

For thousands of years, the broad expanse between Sumas and Vedder Mountains east of Vancouver lay under water, forming the bed of Sumas Lake. As recently as a century ago, the lake's shores stood four miles across and six miles long. During yearly high water, the lake spilled ... Read more

Once They Were Hats

By Frances Backhouse

 

Finalist for the Lane Anderson Award

Finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

“Unexpectedly delightful reading — there is much to learn from the buck-toothed rodents of yore. ” — National Post

“Fascinating and smartly written. ” — Globe and Mail

Beavers, ... Read more

Overrun

By Andrew Reeves

 

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species

Politicians, ecologists, and government wildlife officials are fighting a desperate rearguard action to halt the onward reach ... Read more

The End of the River

By Brian Harvey

Named by Globe and Mail to Globe100, a list of the 100 best and most influential books of 2009. Shedding light on the misuse of science, this investigation presents an innovative form of environmental writing as one biologist searches for a solution that will save many fish ... Read more

The River

By Helen Humphreys

A breathtaking mix of observation, prose, natural history, and art

We tend to look at landscape in relation to what it can do for us. Does it move us with its beauty? Can we make a living from it? But what if we examined a landscape on its own terms, freed from our expectations ... Read more