Category: Environment & Ecology

Sort

Showing 1-2 of 2

Image for The Man Who Created Paradise (A Fable)

The Man Who Created Paradise (A Fable)

By: Logsdon, Gene

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Athens, OH, Ohio University Press: 2001

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 004315

ISBN: 0821414070

Condition: Fine in As New dust jacket


This fable was inspired by a true story. Wally Spero looked up from the drudgery of his factory job to contemplate one of the bleakest places in America - the strip-mined spoil banks of southern Ohio - and saw in them a vision of Eden. In this fable he used an ancient bulldozer to carve a jewel of a farm. He dug ponds from raw subsoil and smoothed hillsides to plant trees where only weeds had grown. Others joined him and the region's farms, people, and towns were reborn.... View more info

Image for Rainforest

Rainforest

By: Marent, Thomas; Morgan, Ben

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, DK: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004236

ISBN: 0756619408

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This is a hauntingly beautiful photographic portrait of the planet's richest and most diverse habitats and their inhabitants, and will open your eyes to the wonders of life under the canopy. All close-up photos, this mysterious realm is home to millions of plant and animal species which are celebrated in this book along with the vibrant, living beauty of their precious habitats. The photographer identifies all species and includes short essays. The CD includes many sound... View more info