Escape into Nature

By Island Press

By Island Press

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day while practicing safe social distancing with books that celebrate our natural world. 

Unnatural Companions: Rethinking Our Love of Pets in an Age of Wildlife Extinction

Peter Christie

$28.00 $25.20

A deep dive into the impact that pets have on wildlife, ending in a call-to-action for animal lovers

Naturalist 25th Anniversary Edition (New Edition, 25th Anniversary)

Edward O. Wilson

$30.00 $27.00

The 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic memoir celebrates the human side of science

Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez

Brooke Bessesen


The riveting and heart-rending narrative of the race to save the last remaining vaquita from extinction

Nature's Allies: Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World

Larry Nielsen


Eight engaging biographies to inspire a new generation of conservationists 

The Curious Life of Krill: A Conservation Story from the Bottom of the World

Stephen Nicol


The world’s leading krill scientist takes readers on a journey to discover the biology and unexpected beauty of krill

The Death and Life of Monterey Bay: A Story of Revival

Stephen R Palumbi and Carolyn Sotka

$20.00 $18.00

The remarkable story of how ordinary citizens brought Monterey Bay back to life

Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth's Most Vital Frontlines

Tony Juniper

$22.00 $19.80

One of the world's leading conservationists introduces readers to science and history of rainforests

Protecting Pollinators: How to Save the Creatures That Feed Our World (None)

Jodi Helmer

$29.00 $26.10

Shares the science behind pollinators and why they’re threatened, along with real stories of the efforts to save them

Immersion: The Science and Mystery of Freshwater Mussels

Abbie Gascho Landis


A beautifully written and illuminating look at the lives of freshwater mussels and their impact on river health 

Urban Raptors: Ecology and Conservation of Birds of Prey in Cities


A comprehensive, go-to resource for all information on urban birds of prey