Spring has sprung this Earth Day and we’re itching for a change of scenery. Check out this collection of books perfect for anyone from the outdoors-obsessed, to the casual nature-grazer.
Below the Edge of Darkness by Edith Widder, Ph.D.
A pioneering marine biologist takes us down into the deep ocean to understand bioluminescence—the language of light that helps life communicate in the darkness—and what it tells us about the future of life on Earth.
An altogether different kind of book on English gardens—the first of its kind—a look at the history of England’s magnificent gardens as a history of Britain itself, from the seventeenth-century gardens of Charles II to those of Prince Charles today; how gardens transformed England; what they cost in their time and the billion-dollar industry they created.
The Art of Patience: Seeking the Snow Leopard in Tibet by Sylvain Tesson; Translated by Frank Wynne
Based on the wildly popular Instagram account, Subpar Parks features both the greatest hits and brand-new content, all celebrating the incredible beauty and variety of America’s national parks juxtaposed with the clueless and hilarious one-star reviews posted by visitors.
AFROSURF by Mami Wata; Foreword by Selema Masekela
Discover the untold story of African surf culture in this glorious and colorful collection of profiles, essays, photographs, and illustrations.
The Wild World Handbook: Habitats by Andrea Debbink; Illustrated by Asia Orlando
Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.