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Author: Naoko Abe
Release Date: March 19, 2019
The remarkable 1,200-year history of the Japanese cherry blossom tree--and how it was saved from extinction by an English gardener.

Collingwood "Cherry" Ingram first fell in love with the sakura, or cherry tree, when he visited Japan on his honeymoon in 1907.
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Author: Barry Lopez
Release Date: March 19, 2019
From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life.
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Author: Julia Plevin
Release Date: March 05, 2019
A transporting and engaging guide to the art of forest bathing for anyone who wants to explore the power of connecting with nature and experience the transforming benefits it has to offer, such as a chance to slow down, quietly reflect, spark creativity, and emerge refreshed and relaxed.
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Author: Akiko Busch
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Vivid, surprising, and utterly timely, Akiko Busch's HOW TO DISAPPEAR explores the idea of invisibility in nature, art, and science, in search of a more joyful and peaceful way of living in today's increasingly surveilled and publicity-obsessed world

In our increasingly networked and image-saturated lives, the notion of disappearing has never been both more enchanting and yet fanciful.
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Author: Matt Simon | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: October 02, 2018
A brain-bending exploration of real-life zombies and mind controllers, and what they reveal to us about nature—and ourselves

Zombieism isn’t just the stuff of movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead. It’s real, and it’s happening in the world around us, from wasps and worms to dogs and moose—and even humans.
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Author: Vince Beiser | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: August 07, 2018
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world--sand--and the crucial role it plays in our lives.

After water and air, sand is the natural resource that we consume more than any other--even more than oil. Every concrete building and paved road on Earth, every computer screen and silicon chip, is made from sand.
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Author: Paul Greenberg | Narrator: Paul Greenberg
Release Date: July 10, 2018
By the bestselling author of Four Fish and American Catch, an eye-opening investigation of the history, science, and business behind omega-3 fatty acids, the "miracle compound" whose story is intertwined with human health and the future of our planet

Omega-3 fatty acids have long been celebrated by doctors and dieticians as key to a healthy heart and a sharper brain.
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Author: John F. Ross | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: July 03, 2018
"A bold study of an eco-visionary at a watershed moment in US history."-Nature

A timely, thrilling account of a man who, as an explorer, dared to lead the first successful expedition down the Colorado through the Grand Canyon--and, as an American visionary, waged a bitterly-contested campaign for environmental sustainability in the American West.
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Author: Nick Pyenson | Narrator: Nick Pyenson
Release Date: June 26, 2018
“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
 
Called “the best of science writing” (Edward O.
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Author: Rosamund Young | Narrator: Rosamund Young
Release Date: June 12, 2018
"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."—Lydia Davis

In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animals


At her famous Kite's Nest Farm in Worcestershire, England, the cows (as well as sheep, hens, and pigs) all roam free.
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Author: Peter Wohlleben | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.

The internationally bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees shows how we can decipher nature's secret signs by studying the weather.
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Author: Kirk Wallace Johnson | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: April 24, 2018
As heard on NPR's This American Life

“Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air

“One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.
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