The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by elizabeth kolbert: a major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes : absolutely outstanding. made me cry for the earth, flora and fauna several times
Little Lovely Leaders: Ecosystems Brochure Project -- Love this as a way to display exemplars! One area I really need to work on is keeping samples of outstanding work to show as exemplars for the next time I use that lesson.
'A World in One Cubic Foot' by David Liittschwager - Friends of the Earth reviews this stunning new book celebrating portraits of #biodiversity. http://www.foe.co.uk/green_blog/one_cubic_foot_38237.html
Natures Patchwork Quilt- "Learning about the diversity of habitats for and interconnectedness of living things." This book covers biodiversity, niche, food chain, adaptation, domestication, and extinction.
These illustrations, found in Mattioli’s version of the book, are dated between 1564–1584 and are the creation of the Italian artist and botanist Gherardo Cibo (1512–1600). Watercolours from a 16th-Century De Materia Medica | The Public Domain Review