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Ashbridge's Bay: An Anthology of Writings by Those Who Knew and Loved Ashbridge's Bay
Fairfield, George (ed.)
The story of a great freshwater marsh destroyed by urbanization.
Canada: A Natural History
Livingston, John; Fitzharris, Tim
Canada: A Natural History surveys the varying ecosystems of the northern part of this continent, explaining their characteristics, vividly illustrated by the photographs of Tim Fitzharris.
Connexions Library: Nature Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on nature.
Fresh Water Seas: Saving the Great Lakes
Weller takes readers on a tour of the Great Lakes region, tracing its natural history from the time before human habitation. He describes how the region has been affected by uncontrolled development t...
The Great Lakes Primer
Cooper, Kathy; Millyard, Kai
An introduction to the environmental problems faced by the Great Lakes.
The Green Trees Beyond: A Memoir
Lawrence, R. D.
R.D. Lawrence, a self-taught biologist whose first years of life coincided with the Spanish civil war, and who later became a noted as well as self-taught Canadian biologist.
Humboldt, Alexander von: Connexipedia Article
Islands of Hope: Ontario's Parks and Wilderness
Labatt, Lori ; Littlejohn, Bruce
Landscapes of the Interior: Re-explorations of Nature and the Human Spirit
The Late Great Lakes: An Environmental History
Ashworth presents five common misunderstandings about the Great Lakes and advocates for improvements, remedial action and ecosystem strategies.
Legacy: The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
Leopold, Aldo: Connexipedia Article
American ecologist, forester, and environmentalist who was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness preservation. (1887-1948).
The Natural History of Canada
Written for the general reader, and well-illustrated, this book paints Canada's natural world in broad brush strokes but with a wealth of detail.
Von Gausig, Doug
Provides samples of various natural sounds, promotes nature recording and archiving, and provides a library of sounds that people can refer to when they hear something new.
Nova Scotia Herptofaunal Atlas
Documenting the distribution and abundance of Nova Scotia's amphibian and reptile species.
Remembering the Don: A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley
Memories of Toronto's Don River in days gone by.
A Short History of Progress
If the population growth, consumption of resources, and technological advances continue according to the trend of the twentieth century, at the expense of the earth, the outcome may be disastrous.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
An examination of how we have come to understand the concept of extinction and how we have come to recognize our role in it.
Special Places: The Changing Ecosystems of the Toronto Region
Roots, Betty I., Chant, Donald A., Heidenreich, Conred E.
Special Places explores the changing ecosystem of the Toronto area over the past century, looking at the environmental conditions that influence the whol region and at the surprising range of plants a...
Taddle Creek Watershed Initiative
A grassroots alliance working to give new life to Taddle Creek, hidden at the heart of Toronto. Their vision is to 'bring back' parts of the creek by; cleaning the water and revegetating/naturalizing ...
Why the zoo shot its tigers
A discussion of the practice of - and motivation behind - culling and conservation in the one of the worlds foremost science and conservation zoological facilities, the London Zoo.
The World Without Us
A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
To promote the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of nature and the conservation of the environment so that the integrity of natural systems is maintained.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
After the Ice Age
The Return of Life to Glaciated North America
Birds & People
Cocker, Mark; Photography by David Tipling
A book on the relationship between birds and humankind, with contributions from more than 600 bird enthusiasts from all over the world.
Bully for Brontosaurus
Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay
A collection of dicursive essays on natural history.
Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet
Mark Cocker describes the wildlife and weather close to the village of Claxton.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
In biology, evolution is change in the genetic material of a population of organisms through successive generations. Although the changes produced in a single generation are normally small, the accumu...
A Field Guide to Eastern Forests
Kricher, John C.; Morrison, Gordon
A "second-generation" field guide to the ecology of the forests and fields of eastern North America.
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Evidence for Evolution
Evolution is accepted as scientific fact by all reputable scientists and indeed theologians, yet millions of people continue to question its veracity. Dawkins explains the evidence for evolution while...
Heeding nature to understand ourselves
A new genre of writing is putting centre stage the interconnectedness between human beings and the wilderness
A new literary tendency in the nature writing genre is to point out the interconnectedness between humans and their environment. Rather than study nature as a thing apart from man, these books challen...
The Living Planet
The story of the Earth's surface and its colonization by animals and plants.
The Norton Book of Nature Writing
The Panda's Thumb
More Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay
A collection of essays centering on evolutionary theory, with an emphasis on Darwin's thoughts and impact.
The Running Sky
A Birdwatching Life
A series of essays in the 'nature watching' theme, about birdwatching and the author's experiences while engaged in that pursuit.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise.
A Human and Natural History
Herzber, Louise; Juhola, Helen
An urban natural history pamphlet.
The Geological Legacy of the Toronto Region
Eyles, Nick; Clinton, Laura
Toronto’s urban geology.
From the Connexions Archives
Federation of Ontario Naturalists
An independent, not-for-profit nature and conservation organization, founded in 1931 as a provincial voice for the conservation of forests, wetlands, waterways, grassland and wildlife.
The word Fluvarium literally means "windows on a stream". In this case, the stream is Nagles's Hill Brook, a tributary of Rennies River, which has been diverted to flow past nine underwater windows.