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A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters Cover Image
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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Cover Image
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Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change Cover Image
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A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth: 4.6 Billion Years in 12 Pithy Chapters Cover Image
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A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future Cover Image
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The Last Winter: The Scientists, Adventurers, Journeymen, and Mavericks Trying to Save the World Cover Image
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Natural History Cover Image
By DK, Smithsonian Institution (Contributions by)
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A Walk Around the Block: Stoplight Secrets, Mischievous Squirrels, Manhole Mysteries & Other Stuff You See Every Day (And Know Nothing About) Cover Image
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A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us about the Destiny of the Human Species Cover Image
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Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is Cover Image
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The Natural History of Edward Lear, New Edition Cover Image
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The Extreme Life of the Sea (Princeton Science Library #122) Cover Image
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