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Volker  Angres, Claus-Peter  Hutter - Nature Falling Silent

Volker Angres, Claus-Peter Hutter

Nature Falling Silent

The uncanny disappearance of insects, birds, plants –
and how we can put a stop to it

It is becoming silent and lonely all around us as we humans destroy the very basis of our existence: over 80 percent of our insects has disappeared, thousands of square kilometres...

Date of publication
October 2018

 
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Volker  Arzt - Mates and Accomplices

Volker Arzt

Mates and Accomplices

How nature backs partnership

Is fair partnership more than just a vision?

"Homo homini lupus" – according to the famous saying by Thomas Hobbes, human beings are wolves as far as other humans are...

Date of publication
September 2019

 
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Frauke  Bagusche - The Blue Miracle

Frauke Bagusche

The Blue Miracle

Why the sea sparkles, fish sing and our relationship with the sea is so special –

Amazing glimpses of a mysterious world

There are amazing things going on under water: at night the sea mysteriously sparkles, the tiniest of organisms (plankton) have the greatest power, and the fish are by no means...

Date of publication
May 2019

 
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Matthias  Glaubrecht - The End of Evolution

Matthias Glaubrecht

The End of Evolution

The human race and the extinction of the species

Everyone is finally talking about climate change. But as alarming as it has become, it is only a sideshow in the face of the apocalyptic horsemen who are currently sweeping the...

Date of publication
December 2019

 
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Christina  Grätz, Manuela  Kupfer - The Fabulous World of Ants

Christina Grätz, Manuela Kupfer

The Fabulous World of Ants

Tales of an ant resettler

Their biomass weighs more than that of the entirety of the mammal population in the world, and yet they are on the Red List. Ants in Germany are hugely threatened, but there are...

Date of publication
March 2019

 
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Dirk  Gratzel - Project Green Zero

Dirk Gratzel

Project Green Zero

Is a climate-neutral life possible? My strict plan to erase my ecological footprint

Can you reduce your ecological footprint to a minimum, and even repay the climate debt you have accumulated so far? Dirk Gratzel has set out to prove that you can, determined that...

Date of publication
August 2020

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Christiane  Habermalz - Incitement to Horticultural Disobedience

Christiane Habermalz

Incitement to Horticultural Disobedience

Confessions of a guerrilla gardener: Give insects a home!

Planting shrubs in public parks at night, secretly planting greenery on bare roadside, subtly subverting the petunia culture: guerrilla gardener Christiane Habermalz is busy in...

Date of publication
April 2020

 
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Ruth  Häckh - One for All

Ruth Häckh

One for All

My life as a shepherdess

If you have 400 sheep to look after you must never lose track of the herd: Ruth Häckh, third-generation sheepherder, knows what she is talking about. She spends the whole year...

Date of publication
November 2018

 
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Jan  Haft - The Meadow

Jan Haft

The Meadow

The lure of an unknown world

Grasses brushing your legs, brightly coloured flowers, humming insects: this is what a meadow in summer feels like. In this book Jan Haft takes us on an excursion of discovery to...

Date of publication
March 2019

 
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Jan  Haft - At Home in Nature

Jan Haft

At Home in Nature

A voyage of discovery through our most beautiful landscapes, from the Alps to the sea

A wood we know well, a meadow in the marshes, a crystal-clear mountain lake, an apple tree we keep passing – nature moves us, it is part of our life and makes us feel at home....

Date of publication
May 2021

 
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Kathrin  Hartmann - Die grüne Lüge

Kathrin Hartmann

Die grüne Lüge

Weltrettung als profitables Geschäftsmodell

Date of publication
February 2018

 
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Claus-Peter  Hutter - Climate Crisis – The Earth Is Getting Even

Claus-Peter Hutter

Climate Crisis – The Earth Is Getting Even

Where we need to act and what we can do to save our future – With 200 hands-on tips

A once-in-a-century storm, a once-in-a-century flood, a once-in-a-century drought, insect plagues – extreme nature events are happening on a yearly basis and have long ceased to...

Date of publication
April 2020

 
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Katharina  Jakob - Why Whales Know Foreign Languages

Katharina Jakob

Why Whales Know Foreign Languages

and other amazing facts about the hidden skills of animals

Orcas that learn the language of dolphins, or squirrels that can describe approaching human beings down to the colour of their T-shirts by whistling: animals think, plan and...

Date of publication
March 2018

 
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Manuel  Larbig - Walking In the Woods

Manuel Larbig

Walking In the Woods

About longing for the wilderness and nights spent under the open sky

Manuel Larbig has always had a yearn to get out into nature. But now he wanted a break from daily life and spend more than just one night outdoors. So, with his dog Rocko and...

Date of publication
April 2020

 
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Manuel  Larbig - Walking With Wild Plants

Manuel Larbig

Walking With Wild Plants

Rocket salad, lamb’s lettuce, and other delicious discoveries along the path

Plants are Manuel Larbig's passion. In Berlin and Brandenburg, he offers 'plant walks' and cookery courses, showing that you don't have to go into the woods to collect wild...

Date of publication
April 2021

 
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Peter  Laufmann - Soil

Peter Laufmann

Soil

The universe beneath our feet

Peter Laufmann takes readers down into the depths. Only a few centimetres from the soles of our shoes is the beginning of a cosmos that is as alien to us as a sealed capsule, with...

Date of publication
March 2020

 
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Robert Marc  Lehmann - Mission Earth – The World is Worth Fighting For

Robert Marc Lehmann

Mission Earth – The World is Worth Fighting For

Robert Marc Lehmann is on a mission to conserve our earth and its unique natural and animal world – 'Mission Earth'.

The marine biologist, photographer and ecologist...

Date of publication
April 2021

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Sebastian  Lehmann - I Thought It Would Be Greener

Sebastian Lehmann

I Thought It Would Be Greener

My first year in the garden

Woken yet again by the constant construction noise and general big-city din of Berlin, Sebastian Lehmann has had enough. Longing for peace and beauty, he and his girlfriend head...

Date of publication
March 2021

 
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Theresa  Leisgang, Raphael  Thelen - Feeling the Pulse of Our Planet

Theresa Leisgang, Raphael Thelen

Feeling the Pulse of Our Planet

A journey to the heart of climate change, which shows that there's still hope

To escape the painful helplessness we all feel these days, to think radically and find a way out of the climate crisis – in order to do this, Theresa Leisgang and Raphael Thelen...

Date of publication
May 2021

 
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Birgit  Lutz - We're Going Whale Hunting Today

Birgit Lutz

We're Going Whale Hunting Today

How the Greenlanders took me with them into their world

Greenland. The biggest island in the world. Not far from the North Pole, surrounded by the mightiest icebergs in the northern hemisphere. Home of the Inuit. An unspoilt arctic...

Date of publication
October 2017

 
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Michael  Martin - About Deserts

Michael Martin

About Deserts

How sand gets into the desert and why the dunes sing – Discovering a fascinating world

Endless expanses, unique beauty, an unspoiled natural world – for 40 years adventurer and photographer Michael Martin has been exploring the earth's deserts and keeps discovering...

Date of publication
October 2019

 
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Randolf  Menzel, Matthias  Eckoldt - The Intelligence of Bees

Randolf Menzel, Matthias Eckoldt

The Intelligence of Bees

How they think, plan, feel, and what we can learn from them

We love bees because of the sweet honey they make. But more significantly, they are among the most important and intelligent of the useful animals on earth. Without them...

Date of publication
March 2016

 
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Frank  Nischk - The Fabulous World of Nasty Creatures

Frank Nischk

The Fabulous World of Nasty Creatures

About caring cockroaches, diving dragonflies and boxing crabs – Love at second sight

What does a cricket have in common with a string instrument? Are there really beetles that can dim their light organs? And how come that a certain kind of grasshopper sometimes...

Date of publication
March 2020

 
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Karsten  Nitsch - Where the Wild Things Live

Karsten Nitsch

Where the Wild Things Live

My life as a nature guide in Lusatia – with extraordinary nature and wildlife photography

Lusatia is home to one of the biggest and most variegated nature reserves in Europe, and deeply interwoven with the history of the Sorbs. There are dense forests and clearings...

Date of publication
March 2021

 
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Carmen  Possnig - South of the End of the World

Carmen Possnig

South of the End of the World

Where night lasts four months and -50°C is a warm day: My year in the Antarctic

A return trip to the South Pole is an impossible dream for many of us – but the medic Carmen Possnig did just that. On behalf of the European Space Agency, she spent a year in the...

Date of publication
August 2020

 
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Michael  Quetting - Papa Goose

Michael Quetting

Papa Goose

Seven greylag geese and the discovery of a fascinating world

The task Michael Quetting has as part of a research project is to train greylag geese to follow him and his ultralight plane. The first step, however, is in a manner of speaking...

Date of publication
March 2017

 
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Elli H.  Radinger - The Wisdom of Wolves

Elli H. Radinger

The Wisdom of Wolves

How they think, plan, take care of each other – amazing facts about the animal most similar to humans

Love your family, care for those entrusted to you, never give up and never stop playing – these are the golden rules of wolves. Wolves take empathetic care of their old and...

Date of publication
October 2017

 
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Elli H.  Radinger - The Wisdom of Old Dogs

Elli H. Radinger

The Wisdom of Old Dogs

Keep your cool and recognize what really counts – What we can learn about life from grey snouts

Dogs are magnificent creatures, regardless of their age. Living with an old dog and looking after it in its final years opens our eyes and our hearts. Old dogs can teach us a lot...

Date of publication
October 2018

 
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Elli H.  Radinger - The Gift of the Wild

Elli H. Radinger

The Gift of the Wild

Freedom, serenity, courage, gratitude – how nature can give us what we need

Wilderness is deeply rooted in us: it challenges us, strengthens us, calms us and opens our hearts - and it gives us new gifts every day.

In this book naturalist and wolf...

Date of publication
September 2020

 
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Markus  Rex - Frozen at the North Pole

Markus Rex

Frozen at the North Pole

The log book of the RV Polarstern

On the 20th September 2019 began the largest polar expedition of all time: The research vessel RV Polarstern set off from the port of Tromsø, Norway, to be frozen to the ice of...

Date of publication
November 2020

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Kilian  Schönberger - In the Forest at Night

Kilian Schönberger

In the Forest at Night

A nocturnal exploration

"Night is a magical time. It enchants us, because the darkness shrouds a hidden world of breathtaking beauty."

In this book, Kilian Schönberger, Germany's most famous...

Date of publication
August 2020

 
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Dirk  Steffens, Fritz  Habekuß - Survival

Dirk Steffens, Fritz Habekuß

Survival

How the extinction of species endangers our future

"We are in the middle of the sixth mass extinction of species and are going through the biggest extermination of species since the disappearance of the dinosaurs. We humans are to...

Date of publication
May 2020

 
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Jürgen  Tautz, Diedrich  Steen - The Honey Factory

Jürgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen

The Honey Factory

The magical world of bees – a works tour

Why aren't the boy bees allowed to stay in their colony just as it is getting cosy? And what about the sexual excesses of a young queen bee?

This book has the answers. It...

Date of publication
April 2017

 
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Benjamin  von Brackel - Nature on the Run

Benjamin von Brackel

Nature on the Run

Why our forests are disappearing and the brown bear is meeting the polar bear – How climate change is moving plants and animals

There is something afoot in the world of animals and plants, something which has so far caught too little attention. Wherever they can, animals and plants are moving towards the...

Date of publication
April 2021

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Hans  Wagner - Ecological Gardening with Mixed Crops

Hans Wagner

Ecological Gardening with Mixed Crops

For a healthy and sustainable garden

Carrots love tomatoes and lettuce likes kohlrabi or cucumber: If you pay attention to the ideal combination of plants, you will not only reap a rich harvest but also protect your...

Date of publication
March 2020

  • Nature & Climate Change
  • Hobbies & Crafts
 
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Florian  Werner - The Wisdom of the Guillemot

Florian Werner

The Wisdom of the Guillemot

What we can learn from animals

Can jellyfish explain the structure of the universe to us? What does the common guillemot know about Kierkegaard's Leap into Faith? Can kangaroos help us to understand...

Date of publication
March 2018

  • Philosophy
  • Nature & Climate Change
 
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Bernhard  Weßling - The Call of the Cranes

Bernhard Weßling

The Call of the Cranes

Expeditions into a mysterious world

Cranes are intelligent and sensitive birds. But hardly anyone knows anything about the graceful dancers of the air. The renowned ornithologist Bernhard Wessling takes us on an...

Date of publication
March 2020

 
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Dr. Rainer  Wohlfarth, Bettina  Mutschler - Animal Power of Healing

Dr. Rainer Wohlfarth, Bettina Mutschler

Animal Power of Healing

Why being with animals is good for us

Dr. Rainer Wohlfarth and Bettina Mutschler have spent decades looking into the huge effect animals have on us humans. In their daily work they deal with the entire range of human...

Date of publication
May 2020

 
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Carina  Wohlleben - It's Not Too Late to Save the World

Carina Wohlleben

It's Not Too Late to Save the World

Reducing consumption, gaining quality of life, improving the climate balance – For our children: Change of heart instead of climate change

Carina Wohlleben's credo is: "Together we are strong." Full of optimism, and without being didactic, she shows us how to rediscover our love for nature and take up the fight...

Date of publication
April 2021

 
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Peter  Wohlleben - The Hidden Life of Trees

Peter Wohlleben

The Hidden Life of Trees

What they feel, how they communicate – discovering a hidden world

Amazing things go on in the woods: there are trees communicating with one another, trees lovingly caring for and looking after their offspring and their old and afflicted...

Date of publication
May 2015

 
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