Nature, Ecosystems & Habitats
Stories of Silverado Ranch
by Anthea McLean
“I have always wanted,” he said, “to find a wild piece of desert and turn it into an oasis.” Anthea and Roy McLean prospered as working professionals for years—but that life didn’t quite feel right. One day, when they were taking care of their ...
A Survival Guide in the Coming Age of Viruses by Geoffrey Newton
This book is about the coronavirus and the pandemic it spawned, and what this outbreak means for future pandemics. It analyses the official response and sees where improvements can be made, for example, the World Health Organization waited till ...
Living on the Edge
Explorations in the Northern Wilderness by David E. Friesen
--A fresh new look at adventure, survival and faith-- from a recipient of the Explorers Club Award. Adventure is in his blood. He has the explorer’s curiosity, the will to survive, and the faith to persevere. An engaging writing style, with at ...
The Incredible Essence of Elephants
by Changaram S. Venugopal and Jacob V. Cheeran
Can elephants cry? Why are grandmother elephants so important? How does an elephant grieve the death of a loved one? These are just of few of the many questions people have about elephants. The Incredible Essence of Elephants explores the ...
Nature Nurture Nourish
Immense Suffering; Tremendous Love; Persistent Presence by Will Cowell
I will share the inspirations that shape this story as a cosmology into a deeper reflection of what it is to choose our way, and evolve continuously, in nature, nurture and nourishment, moving from immense suffering, through tremendous love and ...
The Georgian Bay Ship Canal
Canada's Abandoned National Dream by Ray Love
The Georgian Bay Ship Canal was a river and lake canalization scheme designed to create a commercial waterway along the route of the voyageurs. It was the dream of Canadian businessmen and entrepreneurs for centuries. Originally a trade route for ...
The One Who Stays All Winter by Norman Barichello
Gyrfalcons and humans have shared a remarkable relationship since prehistoric times. These extraordinary arctic falcons have been revered, coveted as an item of commerce, persecuted, and enjoyed as a spectacle of sport for at least ten thousand ...
The Drowning of Prince Edward Island by David Compton
Breaking people’s hearts while saving their lives is part of Quinn Axworthy’s job. As the government’s point man on climate change, he’s watched families lose their houses, their history, even their lives to the sea. For Laura MacIsaac, the ocean ...
Mountains to Metropolis: The Elbow River Watershed
by Diane Coleman
Every watershed has a story: this is the Elbow’s. The Elbow River watershed is a small yet significant watershed extending from the Front Ranges of the Rocky Mountains to downtown Calgary. This geographical watershed is itself at a metaphorical ...
Shasta and Her Cubs
The Struggle for Survival by Lane Robson
One morning in early spring, high in the unforgiving Canadian Rocky Mountains, a young bear gives birth to her first cubs. There are three of them, each hairless, blind, and helpless. Shasta and Her Cubs is the story of that mother’s struggles to ...