Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
by Robert W. Sandford
Publisher: AU Press 2010
Number of pages: 378
This book makes several remarkable claims: the greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region may be what has been preserved, not what has been developed. Protecting the spine of the Rocky Mountains will preserve crucial ecological functions. A must-read for those who appreciate Western Canada's breathtaking landscape.
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by Isabella Bird - University of Nevada
In 1872, Isabella Bird set off alone to the Antipodes and found she had embarked on a life of adventurous travel. This volume tells of magnificent, unspoiled landscapes and abundant wildlife, of encounters with rattlesnakes, wolves, and pumas.
by Henry David Thoreau - Project Gutenberg
In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life, Thoreau sustained his retreat for just over two years...
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by Richard Scroggins - Project Gutenberg
This book is a collection of scenario based tips that cover many aspects of both short term and long term survival. It is based on a variety of small and large scale disasters and common mistakes that lead into survival mode.