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Wildfire

by Rachel Jagareski

"Wildfire" brings equal measures of science and drama to the issue of combating ever larger, more intense wildland fires. Author Heather Hansen spent eighteen months immersed in fire science and policy, shadowing the elite firefighters... Read More

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The Chesapeake in Focus

by Rachel Jagareski

Tom Pelton’s "The Chesapeake in Focus" introduces the complicated story of the region’s environmental restoration. The nation’s largest estuary straddles a wide swath of the eastern coastline, and is impacted by agricultural and... Read More

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Bear

by Matt Sutherland

Long ago, dogs and cats renounced their wild ways in exchange for food served in bowls and a warm place around the fire. In submitting to humans, they became the laughingstocks of the animal kingdom. Bears and humans, on the other hand,... Read More

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Women Who Dig

by Rebecca Foster

Farming runs in the family for Trina Moyles: her great-grandmother emigrated from Ireland to Saskatchewan in 1925 and took over the running of the family’s farm when her husband and son left to fight in the Second World War. Women’s... Read More

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A Wilder Time

by Rebecca Foster

Eighty percent of Greenland is covered by ice. That makes it an inhospitable setting, certainly, but it’s “a dream” for scientists, William E. Glassley writes. In "A Wilder Time", an account of the geologist’s research journeys,... Read More

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