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Product Description: Animals begins its story in ancient Greece, at a time when thinkers were trying to construct a coherent image of the universe. They needed to make sense of the world around them and the earliest theories explaining the origins of animals were drawn from the experiences of hunters...read more

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9780816061013, titled "Animals: From Mythology to Zoology" | 1 edition (Facts on File, February 1, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Animals begins its story in ancient Greece, at a time when thinkers were trying to construct a coherent image of the universe.

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Product Description: Presents a history of atmospheric studies, discussing such topics as the study of air, water, and gases throughout the ages, the classification of climates, the development of weather maps and forecasting, and the discovery and theory of the ice ages.
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

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9780816060986 | 1 edition (Facts on File, March 1, 2009), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Presents a history of atmospheric studies, discussing such topics as the study of air, water, and gases throughout the ages, the classification of climates, the development of weather maps and forecasting, and the discovery and theory of the ice ages.

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Product Description: Looking at biomes helps us understand the connections between our Earth's climate and the plants and animals that live in each biome. Biome Atlases explore key issues, such as threats to biomes, along with detailed maps of examples of each biome.

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9781432941840 | 2 edition (Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 2010), cover price $374.00 | About this edition: Looking at biomes helps us understand the connections between our Earth's climate and the plants and animals that live in each biome.

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Product Description: Read this book to learn about what lives in the dry climate of deserts around the world.

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9781432941758 | Rev upd edition (Heinemann/Raintree, September 1, 2010), cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Read this book to learn about what lives in the dry climate of deserts around the world.

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Product Description: This leading dictionary--now in its third edition--offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics. In more than 6,250 clear and accessible entries, it covers geology, oceanography, paleontology, mineralogy, volcanology, and planetary science as well as climatology, geochemistry, and petrology...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199211944 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 2008), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This leading dictionary--now in its third edition--offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics.

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Product Description: The updated fourth edition of the Dictionary of Ecology is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of ecology available. Written in a clear, accessible style, it contains more than 6,000 entries on all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines such as biogeography, genetics, soil science, geomorphology, atmospheric science, and oceanography...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199567669 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 15, 2010), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The updated fourth edition of the Dictionary of Ecology is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of ecology available.

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Product Description: This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries. Coverage includes geology, planetary science, oceanography, palaeontology, mineralogy, and volcanology, as well as climatology, geochemistry, and petrology...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199653065, titled "A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences" | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clear and accessible entries.

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Product Description: Packed with more than 4,000 alphabetically arranged entries, A Dictionary of Plant Sciences is an essential resource for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science, and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199600571 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2012), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Packed with more than 4,000 alphabetically arranged entries, A Dictionary of Plant Sciences is an essential resource for students of botany, plant sciences and plant biology, environmental science, and horticulture, as well as for amateur botanists and naturalists, and for the general reader with an interest in botany.

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9781604694833 | Timber Pr, August 26, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: NA
9780442238223, titled "Occupational and Environmental Safety Engineering and Management" | Van Nostrand Reinhold, May 1, 1990, cover price $81.95 | also contains Occupational and Environmental Safety Engineering and Management | About this edition: "Here's a text source that brings together all the legal, engineering and scientific aspects of occupational and environmental safety" Student's you cannot go wrong with this book.

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Product Description: This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology. Wide-ranging, authoritative, and with jargon-free definitions, this dictionary is an indispensable reference tool...read more
By Michael Allaby (editor)

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9780199233403 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 28, 2009), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Thoroughly revised, this book, offers the most authoritative and up-to-date zoology dictionary available today.

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9780199684274 | 4th edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2014), cover price $21.95 | also contains A Dictionary of Zoology | About this edition: This best-selling dictionary is the most comprehensive and up to date of its kind, containing over 6,000 entries on all aspects of zoology.
9780199233410 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 16, 2009), cover price $21.95 | also contains A Dictionary of Zoology | About this edition: Michael Allaby has thoroughly revised this bestselling volume, offering the most authoritative and up-to-date zoology dictionary available today.

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Product Description: Presents a history of earth science studies, discussing such topics as the mapping of the Earth throughout the ages, the discovery and classification of fossils, theories about the interior and age of the Earth, and historical views on continental drift.
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

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9780816060979 | 1 edition (Facts on File, March 1, 2009), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Presents a history of earth science studies, discussing such topics as the mapping of the Earth throughout the ages, the discovery and classification of fossils, theories about the interior and age of the Earth, and historical views on continental drift.

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Product Description: Examines the efforts made by scientists in the fields of environment, environmental protection, and environmental science. Covering a range of topics - including the Earth sciences, atmosphere, oceans, ecology, animals, plants, and exploration - this title provides a panorama of accounts of particular discoveries and the people who made them...read more
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

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9780816061006 | Facts on File, October 1, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Examines the efforts made by scientists in the fields of environment, environmental protection, and environmental science.

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Product Description: Diverse landscapes and seascapes make up the great ecosystems of our planet. Each global ecosystem, or biome, is a collection of plants, animals, and microbes adapted to the prevailing climate and the associated physical, chemical, and biological conditions...read more

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9780816073764 | Revised edition (Facts on File, January 1, 2008), cover price $420.00 | About this edition: Diverse landscapes and seascapes make up the great ecosystems of our planet.

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A study of the ecosystems of temperature forests. It seeks to combine biology and chemistry with history, economics and environmental studies. Coverage includes a basic introduction to ecological concepts. There are details of the beauty, wildlife, and problems of the forests.

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9781579581480 | Routledge, February 1, 1999, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: A study of the ecosystems of temperature forests.

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Product Description: Bringing together the best of the DK Guides series, Everything on Earth is an absorbing survey of our planet and its wildlife, with an emphasis on the extreme-from hurricanes to coral reefs, glaciers to crocodiles. Providing just enough detail to fascinate children without confusing or overloading them, Everything on Earth supplies a solid grounding in its subject, picks out the most awe-inspiring details, and inspires readers to explore further...read more

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9780756658236 | Original edition (Dk Pub, January 4, 2010), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Bringing together the best of the DK Guides series, Everything on Earth is an absorbing survey of our planet and its wildlife, with an emphasis on the extreme-from hurricanes to coral reefs, glaciers to crocodiles.

By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

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9780816061037 | Facts on File, August 1, 2010, cover price $39.95

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9780816073191 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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Product Description: “We owe it to our plants to read this book. After all, while we just live with the weather, our plants have to survive it.” —The Washington Post  All gardeners are at the whim of Mother Nature, and so are our plants.  Whether it’s coping with extreme drought or record-breaking snow fall, gardeners—and gardens—across the country are fighting against the elements...read more

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9781604695540, titled "The Gardener's Guide to Weather & Climate: How to Understand the Weather and Make It Work for You" | Timber Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: “We owe it to our plants to read this book.

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Product Description: Listening Walls

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9780380004140, titled "Listening Walls" | Avon Books, June 1, 1975, cover price $1.25 | also contains Listening Walls | About this edition: Listening Walls

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9780816073252 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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Product Description: Oceans cover almost 71 percent of the Earth's surface. Travelers on land can find their way by recognizing landmarks and navigating with the help of maps, but there are no landmarks at sea and mariners must find other signposts to guide them...read more
By Michael Allaby and Richard Garratt (illustrator)

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9780816060993 | 1 edition (Facts on File, June 1, 2009), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Oceans cover almost 71 percent of the Earth's surface.

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Product Description: Examines the efforts made by scientists in the fields of environment, environmental protection, and environmental science. Covering a range of topics - including the Earth sciences, atmosphere, oceans, ecology, animals, plants, and exploration - this title provides a panorama of accounts of particular discoveries and the people who made them...read more

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9780816061020, titled "Plants: Food, Medicine, and the Green Earth" | 1 edition (Facts on File, June 1, 2010), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Examines the efforts made by scientists in the fields of environment, environmental protection, and environmental science.

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9780816073184 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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9780816073207 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $45.00

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9780816073221 | 1 edition (Facts on File, April 1, 2012), cover price $40.00

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