Nature Writing & Essays
epub |eng | 2020-06-27 | Author:Helen Macdonald

Since returning from the deer forest, my own subconscious mind is full of DVCs. I have tightened my hands on the wheel in anxious anticipation of disaster as I drive ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays August 25,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-17 | Author:Diane Ackerman [Ackerman, Diane]

One morning, though the seas were galloping and high, we stood on the promontory in back of the house, binoculars pressed to our eyes, searching the horizon for whales. Actually, ...
( Category: Wildlife August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-25 | Author:Lucy Jones

7. Ecological Grief monachopsis, noun. The subtle but persistent feeling of being out of place, as maladapted to your surroundings as a seal on a beach. The word ‘ecology’ comes ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays August 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-08-14 | Author:Peter Benchley [Benchley, Peter]

11 You Say You Want to Dive with Sharks? Well, you'd better be with an experienced scuba diver. And you'd better be guided by a veteran dive master who knows ...
( Category: Fish & Sharks August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-14 | Author:Jerry Apps

Pond Magic While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless. HENRY DAVID THOREAU We are lucky to have two ponds at Roshara, one entirely ...
( Category: United States August 2,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-10-16 | Author:David Abram [Abram, David]

The moral efficacy of the landscape—this power of the land to ensure mindful and respectful behavior in the community—is mediated by a whole class of stories that are regularly recounted ...
( Category: Humanism August 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-15 | Author:Kendra Atleework

Those were the last days of a tenuous peace. A few weeks later, on a February night, a band of Paiutes, led by a chief who did not attend that ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays August 1,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-07-28 | Author:Julia Corbett

In my twenties and thirties I moved a lot, and the landlords of all those rentals were amazed at the effort I spent in the battered yards, planting gardens and ...
( Category: Natural History July 31,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2017-02-20 | Author:Ehrlich, Gretel [Ehrlich, Gretel]

What we may miss in human interaction here we make up for by rubbing elbows with wild animals. Their florid, temperamental lives parallel ours, as do their imperfect societies. They ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-10-04 | Author:Bill Plotkin [Plotkin, Bill]

Then Annie realized what she would do next. During the months prior, she had had a recurring image of herself dancing under the moon and stars in a pure-white dress. ...
( Category: Mysticism July 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-16 | Author:Colin Fletcher [Fletcher, Colin]

Above Trin-Alcove Bend. The panorama “rock entire.” “Only the recessed river, far below, winding brown and green-fringed, seemed alive—and also a giver of life.” Their advocates see—or pretend to see—such ...
( Category: Rivers July 21,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Lisa White

TIPS Here are some fun websites to check out for help with bird identification: https://www.fws.gov/lab/featheratlas/idfeather.php http://collections.nmnh.si.edu/search/birds/ http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/slater-museum/biodiversity-resources/birds/wing-image-collection/ ⧽⧽·⧼⧼ DONNA DITTMANN is a collections manager and preparator at the Louisiana State ...
( Category: Bird Field Guides July 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-07 | Author:Bill Plotkin [Plotkin, Bill]

ORPHANS: CONFORMISTS, VICTIMS, REBELS, AND PRINCES AND PRINCESSES Most of us were not literally orphaned, but all of us experienced, early in life, psychological abandonments — cataclysmic moments of realizing ...
( Category: Personality July 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-07-07 | Author:Jon Billman

We pull into a rest area near Olympia and climb into the back of the Arctic Fox. There’s a peaceful white noise of idling diesel trucks and tires buzzing on ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays July 10,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Melissa Harrison

Jacqueline Bain, 2016 My dear Mrs. Beecroft, There are animals that sleep all the winter; – I am, I believe, become one of them: they creep into holes during the ...
( Category: Nature Writing & Essays July 10,2020 )