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  • Eager by Ben Goldfarb
    Eager (English, Hardback)

    Often regarded as pests, beavers are actually ecological Swiss army knives, capable of tackling any landscape problem.

    $18.40 $24.95
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  • How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool by Wolfram Kircher
    How to Build a Natural Swimming Pool (English, Hardback)

    Natural swimming pools are cleaned by plants instead of chlorine so they are gentle on the eyes and healthy for swimmers. This book describes how to build a pool to suit your site and maintain the nutrient level in perfect balance to keep the algae down and the water sparkling.

    $34.56 $45.00
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  • Life of a Chalkstream by Simon Cooper
    Life of a Chalkstream (English, Paperback)

    This delightful book records a year in the life of an essentially English waterscape, one that is home to a vast array of wildlife and natural habitat of the keen angler - the chalkstream.

    $12.12 $16.75
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  • The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan
    The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (English, Hardback)

    A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Award A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.

    $23.57 $27.95
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  • Ganges by Sudipta Sen
    Ganges (English, Hardback)

    A sweeping, interdisciplinary history of the world's third-largest river, a potent symbol across South Asia and the Hindu diaspora

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  • Virtual Rivers by Ellen E. Wohl
    Virtual Rivers (English, Paperback)

    Sparsely settled mountain areas of the world, such as Colorado's Front Range, give an impression of wild, untouched, and unchanging nature. Yet in many cases mountain rivers that appear to be pristine natural systems actually have been impaired as a result of human activities. In this timely and accessible book, Ellen Wohl documents two hundred years of land-use patterns on the Front Range and...

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  • Milwaukee by John Gurda
    Milwaukee (English, Hardback)

    "Water has been so critical to Milwaukee's development that imagining the community without it is virtually impossible. Milwaukee was literally built on water -- along the shores of Lake Michigan and its three main rivers, the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic, and on top of countless tons of landfill that raised the entire city out of the wetlands in the 1850s. Water was also the driving...

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  • Ponds and small lakes by Brian Moss
    Ponds and small lakes (English, Paperback)

    Ponds and small lakes support an extremely rich biodiversity of fascinating organisms. Many people have encountered a few unfamiliar creatures, such as dragonfly nymphs and caddisfly larvae. However, there is a far richer world of microscopic organisms, such as diatoms, desmids and rotifers, which is revealed in this book.

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  • Iguazu Falls by Lea Rawls
    Iguazu Falls (English, Paperback) $12.99
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  • Pond Life by George K Reid
    Pond Life (English, Paperback)

    A handbook describing and illustrating some of the common animals and plants found in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and marshes.

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  • Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia by Lisa M. Russell
    Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia (English, Paperback)

    North Georgia has more than forty lakes, and not one is natural. The state's controversial decision to dam the region's rivers for power and water supply changed the landscape forever. Lost communities, forgotten crossroads, dissolving racetracks and even entire towns disappeared, with remnants occasionally peeking up from the depths during times of extreme drought. The creation of Lake Lanier...

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  • When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition by Fred Pearce
    When the Rivers Run Dry, Fully Revised and Updated Edition (English, Paperback)

    A new edition of the veteran science writer's groundbreaking work on the world's water crisis, featuring all-new reporting from the most recent global flashpoints...

    $18.34 $22.00
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  • Freshwater Fishes of Britain by Jack Perks
    Freshwater Fishes of Britain (English, Hardback) $20.27 $22.28
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  • Six Salmon Rivers and Another by George Frederick Clarke
    Six Salmon Rivers and Another (Paperback)

    Six Salmon Rivers is not just for anglers. It is a classic of Canadian life-a luminous account of the author's lifelong love affair with the rivers of New Brunswick and their wilderness landscapes. It is a treasure trove of tales told by old-time guides and real-life stories about backwoods eccentrics, early explorers, and fellow sportsmen.George Frederick Clarke was a man of broad and passionate...

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  • Lakes by Lars Hakanson
    Lakes (English, Paperback) $47.41 $59.95
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  • Freshwater Life by Malcolm Greenhalgh
    Freshwater Life (English, Paperback)

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the wide variety of species found in rivers, streams, lakes and ponds in Britain and Europe.

    $21.95 $30.75
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  • Moon Rivers by Peter W Champoux
    Moon Rivers (English, Paperback) $14.90
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  • Oil and Water by Stephen Grace
    Oil and Water (Paperback)

    For fifteen years Bud Isaacs has been blowing the whistle on an abused stretch of the West's most iconic river. In telling the tale of this oilman's battle to repair the ecological damage caused by more than a century of water development, author Stephen Grace is forced to confront the complicated currents that connect us all to water and energy. As Grace encounters a cast of memorable characters...

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  • The Run by John Hay
    The Run (English, Paperback)

    Perched on the banks of Stony Brook in the Cape Cod town of Brewster, Hay observes the stunning phenomenon of the annual run of the alewife, a herring that spawns in fresh water, enters the ocean as a fingerling, and returns to its natal pond. From the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Carolinas, hordes of alewives make the dramatic journey every Spring. For Hay, the run is filled with danger and...

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