Good reads on ecology, philosophy & wildlife

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Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival
1.  Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival by Bernd Heinrich
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  "Fascinating examination of the strategies animals employ to survive the cold winter months."
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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
2.  The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram
The list author says:
  "Flowing poetic prose about how language and culture affect our perception of the natural world and what we can learn from indigenous people."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field
3.  An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field by Terry Tempest Williams
The list author says:
  "I love to read Terry Tempest Williams for her insight and beautiful writing about nature,"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

A Sand County Almanac; with essays on conservation from Round River
4.  A Sand County Almanac; with essays on conservation from Round River by Michael Sewell
The list author says:
  "Aldo Leopold is one of my heros as a pioneer of conservation and wildlife science."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews)

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Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey
5.  Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey by Jane Goodall
The list author says:
  "I love Jane Goodall's compassion and optimism despite the looming ecological crisis."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals
6.  The Whale Warriors: The Battle at the Bottom of the World to Save the Planet's Largest Mammals by Peter Heller
The list author says:
  "After going to Peter Heller's amazing talk, I read this book cover to cover and contemplated going to Antarctica. His book is an inside look at the lives and struggles of the radical Sea Shepherd group fighting to protect whales against the Japanese whaling fleet in Antarctica."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals
7.  When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
The list author says:
  "Regardless of how we anthropomorphize animal emotions, this books highlights the science of animal emotions with well outlined research studies, anecdotes and touching stories."
$13.31   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Healers of the Wild: Rehabilitating Injured and Orphaned Wildlife
8.  Healers of the Wild: Rehabilitating Injured and Orphaned Wildlife by Shannon K. Jacobs
The list author says:
  "A good introduction to the field of wildlife rehabilitation."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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For the Time Being
9.  For the Time Being by Annie Dillard
The list author says:
  "A deep complex book rich with metaphor and spiritual and philosophical musings on nature, life, death, and the human condition."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

Arctic Dreams
10.  Arctic Dreams by Barry H. Lopez
The list author says:
  "A classic poetic book about the far north."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder
11.  Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
The list author says:
  "Thought provoking book that drives home the importance of nature for early childhood development."
$9.88   Used & New from: $3.55
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures at the Edge of a City
12.  The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures at the Edge of a City by Robert Sullivan
The list author says:
  "I loved this book and the authors pursuit of beauty in an ecologically devastated landscape in the swamps of New Jersey."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

The Book of Yaak
13.  The Book of Yaak by Rick Bass
The list author says:
  "Rick Bass writes about the fight to save the Yaak valley in Montana, a last frontier of wilderness, with fresh perspective, clear eyed realism and a plea to save forests everywhere."
$13.46   Used & New from: $0.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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