Blooming Flowers A Seasonal History of Plants and People
ISBN: PB: 9780300264791, ISBN: HB: 9780300243338, Yale University Press, April 2022
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 84 colour illus.
The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of a lotus or a saffron-infused paella – there is no end of reasons to love flowers. Ranging through the centuries and across the globe, Kasia Boddy looks at...
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Urban Lichens A Field Guide for Northeastern North America
ISBN: FLEXI: 9780300252996, Yale University Press, October 2021
168 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 121 colour illus.
Lichens are dynamic, symbiotic organisms formed by close cooperation between fungi and algae. There are over 20,000 identified species performing essential ecosystem services worldwide. Extremely sensitive to air pollution, they have returned to citi...
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Coral Reefs Majestic Realms under the Sea
ISBN: HB: 9780300253832, Yale University Press, July 2021
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
When mass coral bleaching and die-offs were first identified in the 1980s, and eventually linked to warming events, the scientific community was sure that such a dramatic and unambiguous signal would serve as a warning sign about the devastating effe...
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Multifarious Mr. Banks From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World
ISBN: PB: 9780300259209, Yale University Press, May 2021
386 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 48 colour illus.
As official botanist on James Cook's first circumnavigation, the longest-serving president of the Royal Society, advisor to King George III, the "father of Australia", and the man who established Kew as the world's leading botanical garden, Sir Josep...
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Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic Coast Including the Jersey Shore, Cape May, Delaware Bay, the Delmarva Peninsula, and the Outer Banks
ISBN: PB: 9780300246469, Yale University Press, March 2021
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 721 colour illus.
The Outer Banks of North Carolina and the beaches of the Mid-Atlantic Coast are among the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. This book is a richly illustrated field guide that surveys the geology, environmental history, natural h...
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Nature Inside Plants and Flowers in the Modern Interior
ISBN: HB: 9780300244021, Yale University Press, February 2021
224 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 120 illus.
From ferns in 19th-century British parlors to contemporary "living walls" in commercial spaces, plants and flowers have long been incorporated into the design of public and private spaces. Spanning two centuries, "Nature Inside" explores the history...
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Grasses, Sedges, Rushes An Identification Guide
ISBN: PB: 9780300236774, Yale University Press, October 2020
256 pp., 20.3x14.6 cm, 147 colour illus., 416 black&white illus.
This elegant and easy-to-use guide is an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown's seminal "Grasses: An Identification Guide", which was first published in 1979. While maintaining the spirit and goals of the original edition – a portable, straig...
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Charles Darwin's Barnacle and David Bowie's Spider How Scientific Names Celebrate Adventurers, Heroes, and Even a Few Scoundrels
ISBN: HB: 9780300238280, Yale University Press, May 2020
256 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 25 black&white illus.
Ever since Carl Linnaeus's binomial system of scientific names was adopted in the eighteenth century, scientists have been eponymously naming organisms in ways that both honor and vilify their namesakes. This charming, informative, and accessible his...
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Forests Adrift Currents Shaping the Future of Northeastern Trees
ISBN: HB: 9780300238297, Yale University Press, April 2020
240 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 23 black&white illus.
The northeastern United States is one of the most densely forested regions in the country, yet its history of growth, destruction, and renewal are for the most part poorly understood – even by specialists. In this engaging look at both the impermanen...
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In Search of Meadowlarks Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300237146, Yale University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 60 black&white illus.
With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife b...
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