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  • Spillover

    Spillover
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099522850

    First, a horse in Brisbane falls ill: fever, swelling, bloody froth. Then thirteen others drop dead. The foreman at the stables becomes ill and the trainer dies. This title tracks these infections to their source and asks what we can do to prevent s…

  • The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions

    The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684827124

    Takes a close-up look at island biogeography, the science of the geographic distribution of life on islands, and its significance in terms of evolution and extinction

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393346619

    The next big human pandemic--the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza--is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife. Experts call such an event "spillover" and they warn us to brace ourse…

  • Tangled Tree

    Tangled Tree
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008310714

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times Notable Book of 2018. Our understanding of the 'tree of life', with powerful implications for human genetics, human health and our own human nature, has recently completely c…

  • Tangled Tree

    Tangled Tree
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008310684

    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction and A New York Times Notable Book of 2018. Our understanding of the `tree of life', with powerful implications for human genetics, human health and our own human nature, has recently completely c…

  • Yellowstone

    Yellowstone
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426217548

    Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America's most inspiring and imperilled ecosystem - Yellowstone National Park. Filled with amazing images captured by eight National Geographic photographers over an e…

  • The Chimp and the River

    The Chimp and the River
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393350845

    The real story of AIDS how it originated with a virus in a chimpanzee, jumped to one human, and then infected more than 60 million people is very different from what most of us think we know. Recent research has revealed dark surprises and yielded a…

  • The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle
    av Charles Darwin, David Quammen, Charles Darwin

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792265597

    The great naturalist records his impressions of the flora, fauna, and geology of the South American coasts, detailing his five-year voyage aboard the HMS Beagle on an exploration of the terrain of South America, observing the region's people and lan…

  • The Song of the Dodo

    The Song of the Dodo

    Inbunden - 1996 - ISBN: 9780091801960

    In Darwin's time, island biogeography was the science that opened Victorian minds to the wonder of evolution. Today with all the world's wild landscape being chopped into island-like fragments, it's the science of jeopardy and extinction. This book…

  • The Soul of Viktor Tronko

    The Soul of Viktor Tronko
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491578278

    When Soviet agent Viktor Tronko defected to the US in 1964, he made two intriguing claims: he insisted that Russia had not placed a mole inside the CIA, and that Lee Harvey Oswald had not been recruited to assassinate the president. Convinced that T…

  • The Soul of Viktor Tronko

    The Soul of Viktor Tronko
    av David Quammen

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491578575

    When Soviet agent Viktor Tronko defected to the US in 1964, he made two intriguing claims: he insisted that Russia had not placed a mole inside the CIA, and that Lee Harvey Oswald had not been recruited to assassinate the president. Convinced that T…

  • Contagio: La evolución de las pandemias / Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Contagio: La evolución de las pandemias / Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788418006760

    EL LIBRO INTERNACIONAL DE REFERENCIA DURANTE LA CUARENTENA. Desde hace a os, para los expertos y cualquier persona informada, el estallido de la siguiente pandemia era una cuesti n de tiempo, y su origen, evidente: un virus latente en animales que d…

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781480563827

    "Science writing as detective story at its best." --Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Ebola, SAR…

  • Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

    Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    av David Quammen

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491545089

    "Science writing as detective story at its best." --Jennifer Ouellette, Scientific American A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Scientific American Best Book of the Year, and a Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Ebola, SAR…

  • The Soul of Viktor Tronko

    The Soul of Viktor Tronko
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781477826119

    When Soviet agent Viktor Tronko defected to the US in 1964, he made two intriguing claims: he insisted that Russia had "not" placed a mole inside the CIA, and that Lee Harvey Oswald had "not" been recruited to assassinate the president. Convinced th…

  • The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

    The Reluctant Mr. Darwin
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393059816

    Traces the twenty-one-year period between Charles Darwin's original idea about natural selection and the publication of On the Origin of Species, in an account that draws on his secret "transmutation" notebooks and personal letters to offer insight…

  • Spillover

    Spillover
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847920102

    First, a horse in Brisbane falls ill: fever, swelling, bloody froth. Then thirteen others perish. The foreman at the stables becomes ill and the trainer dies. What is going on? It takes months to establish that the cause is a virus which has travell…

  • Song Of The Dodo

    Song Of The Dodo
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712673334

    Why have island ecosystems always suffered such high rates of extinction? Over the past eight years, David Quammen has followed the threads of island biogeography on a globe-encircling journey of discovery.

  • From the Seashore to the Seafloor: An Illustrated Tour of Sandy Beaches, Kelp Forests, Coral Reefs, and Life in the Ocean's Depths

    From the Seashore to the Seafloor: An Illustrated Tour of Sandy Beaches, Kelp Forests, Coral Reefs, and Life in the Ocean's Depths

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226817668

    An octopus expert and celebrated artist offer a deep dive to meet the enchanting inhabitants of the world's marine ecosystems. Have you ever walked along the beach and wondered what kind of creatures can be found beneath the waves? Have you picture…

  • Evolution: A Visual Record

    Evolution: A Visual Record
    av Robert Clark

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780714871189

    Stunning images to reawaken us to the scientific process that drives the amazing diversity of life on earth Evidence of evolution is everywhere. Through 200 revelatory images, award-winning photographer Robert Clark makes one of the most important f…

  • The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

    The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781508264545

    Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.In the mid-1970s, sci…

  • The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

    The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476776637

    In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, "our greatest living chronicler of the natural world" (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understandi…

  • The Tangled Tree

    The Tangled Tree
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781982107208

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393058055

    “Lively writing about science and nature depends less on the offering of good answers, I think, than on the offering of good questions,” said David Quammen in the original introduction to Natural Acts. For more than two decades, he has s…

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393333602

    "Lively writing about science and nature depends less on the offering of good answers, I think, than on the offering of good questions," said David Quammen in the original introduction to Natural Acts. For more than two decades, he has stuck to that…

  • The Kiwi's Egg

    The Kiwi's Egg
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780753823507

    Set to become the standard text on Darwin and natural selectionEvolution, during the early nineteenth century, was an idea in the air. Other thinkers had suggested it, but no one had proposed a cogent explanation for HOW evolution occurs. Then, in S…

  • E. O. Wilson: Biophilia, The Diversity Of Life, Naturalist (loa #340)

    E. O. Wilson: Biophilia, The Diversity Of Life, Naturalist (loa #340)
    av Edward O. Wilson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781598536799

    A landmark collected edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and world-renowned biologist, illuminating the marvels of biodiversity in a time of climate crisis and mass extinction. Library of America presents three environmental classics from t…

  • Ebola

    Ebola
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847923431

    And until we find it, Ebola will continue to strike.Acclaimed science writer and explorer David Quammen first came near the virus whilst travelling in the jungles of Gabon, accompanied by local men whose village had been devastated by a recent outbr…

  • Architecture by Birds and Insects

    Architecture by Birds and Insects
    av Peggy Macnamara, John M. Bates, James H. Boone

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500973

    Architect Philip Johnson once mused, "All architecture is shelter; all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space." But with just a small swap of a key word, Johnson could well h…

  • Natural Acts

    Natural Acts
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558211735

  • Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

    Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus
    av David Quammen

    CD-bok - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501238987

    "A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story." --Walter IsaacsonIn 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades…

  • Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

    Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus
    av David Quammen

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501238994

    "A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story." --Walter IsaacsonIn 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades…

  • The Flight of the Iguana

    The Flight of the Iguana
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684836263

    From the award-winning author of The Song of the Dodo comes a collection of essays in which various weird and wonderful aspects of nature are examined. From tales of vegetarian piranha fish and voiceless dogs to the scientific search for the genes t…

  • On the Origin of Species

    On the Origin of Species
    av Charles Darwin

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402789595

    Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings his life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it fe…

  • Den motvillige Mr Darwin : ett personligt porträtt av Charles Darwin och hur han utvecklade sin evolutionsteori

    Den motvillige Mr Darwin : ett personligt porträtt av Charles Darwin och hur han utvecklade sin evolutionsteori
    av David Quammen

    Inbunden - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789197558877

    2009 firas 200-årsminnet av Charles Darwins födelse, liksom 150-årsminnet av hans epokgörande bok om arternas uppkomst. Men vem var Darwin? Och varför väntade han i mer än 20 år med att publicera sin bok? Läs den spännande historien om hans enträgna…

  • Wild Thoughts from Wild Places

    Wild Thoughts from Wild Places
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684852089

    Besides bringing together a couple of decades worth of literate, incisive forays into the natural world, this collection of essays from the prize-winning author of THE SONG OF THE DODO is both a wake-up call and a testimonial. Gathered in the main f…

  • Notes from The Century Before

    Notes from The Century Before
    av Edward Hoagland

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759437

    In 1966, Edward Hoagland made a three-month excursion into the wild country of British Columbia and encountered a way of life that was disappearing even as he chronicled it. Showcasing Hoagland's extraordinary gifts for portraiture--his cast runs fr…

  • Monster Of God

    Monster Of God
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845951962

    For millennia, nature's biggest and fiercest predators have tormented mankind. The knowledge and fear of the existence of these ferocious man-eaters is forever in the back of our minds, looming in our worst nightmares. Millions of humans have suffer…

  • Ebola

    Ebola
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393351552

    In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to devastating effect. It can kill up to 90 percent of its victims.…

  • The Boilerplate Rhino

    The Boilerplate Rhino
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743200325

    From 1981 to 1996 David Quammen delighted readers of OUTSIDE magazine with his thoughtful ruminations on the world around us in his monthly column, NATURAL ACTS. This is a selection of twenty-six of his most durable and engaging essays from that col…

  • The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2000

    The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2000
    av David Quammen

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618082957

    With The Best American Science and Nature Writing, Houghton Mifflin expands its stellar Best American series with a volume that honors our long and distinguished history of publishing the best writers in these fields. David Quammen, together with se…

  • The Reluctant Mr. Darwin

    The Reluctant Mr. Darwin
    av David Quammen

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393329957

    21 years passed between Charles Darwim's epiphany that 'natural selection' formed the basis of evolution and the scientist's publication of 'On the Origin of Species'. This text looks at why Darwin delayed the publication and examines what happened…