The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature

Full Title The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature
ISBN 0143122940
ISBN13 9780143122944
Publisher Penguin Group (USA)
Authors David George Haskell
Edition Reprint
Publish Date 2013-03-26
Binding Paperback
Overview

A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of forest Written with remarkable grace and empathy, The Forest Unseen is a grand tour of nature in all its profundity. Biologist David George Haskell uses a one-square-meter patch of old-growth Tennessee forest as a window onto the entire natural world. Visiting it almost daily for one year to trace nature's path through the seasons, he brings the forest and its inhabitants to vivid life. Beginning with simple observations-a salamander scuttling across the leaf litter, the first blossom of spring wildflowers-Haskell spins a brilliant web of biology, ecology, and poetry, explaining the science binding together ecosystems that have cycled for thousands-sometimes millions-of years.

Finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction
Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award for Natural History Literature

Dimensions 5.30 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)
Subjects Nature
Agricultural Sciences
Ecology & Environmental Sciences
Nature - General
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Natural History
Ecology

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