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Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...for a few moments and, seemingly unimpressed, went back to browsing. The saga of muskox, from tottering on the edge of extinction a hundred years ago to rebounding to more than a 100,000, shows both our capacity for destruction and restraint. They...
Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Brown2. "Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire" by Peter Stark3. "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed4. "The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert5. "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand6. "American Sniper" by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen7. "Quiet...
There be Dragons! And Kings to be Crowned!

...the tourney as easily as last year. Unfortunately, they open with Met and Hydaburg, respectively, so they may be near extinction after one game.A lot of questions will be answered as Angoon and Wrangell rematch the 2014 championship night on the 2015...
On the Trails: Dung fungus, wha?!

...that are interested in the well-known extinction of large mammals such as mammoths and...about a thousand years before final extinction. The principal changes of vegetation...changes and fire caused the megafaunal extinction, but it remains possible that the absence...
The Pacific Northwest Bestseller List

...Daniel James Brown2. Wild by Cheryl Strayed3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand4. How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh5. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert6. American Sniper by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen7. 10% Happier by Dan Harris8. Quiet by Susan Cain9...
Author Lecture Series continues with "Empire of Extinction"

...The lecture will feature author Ryan Jones, of the University of Auckland, who will talk about his book, "Empire Of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867."The book traces the story of how Russians...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...NONFICTION1. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand2. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown3. Wild by Cheryl Strayed4. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural by History by Elizabeth Kolbert5. 10% Happier by Dan Harris6. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Wild, by Cheryl Strayed2. The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown3. Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand4. The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert5. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, by Timothy Egan6. 10% Happier, by Dan Harris7. Pogue's...
Rainy Day Reads: Science in crazy

...International Astronomical Union recently named an asteroid after him; asteroid 4942 Munroe is big enough to cause a mass extinction if it ever hits a planet like Earth.") and the accompanying comics.And I learned that I should start reading more books...
Alaska mammoths resisted extinction longer

...least 3,000 years after widespread extinction of the species. "This is the first...Island in northern Russia that suggests extinction there occurred about 3,700 years ago...neighboring islands? Because widespread extinction coincided with the arrival of humans...


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