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Zeitoun

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Zeitoun

Dave Eggers

Biography; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Human rights; Natural disasters

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In August 2005, as Hurricane Katrina blew in the city of New Orleans has been abandoned by most citizens. But resident Abdulrahman... [more]

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Unique and Unspoilt: A Year Among the Natural Wonders of Heard Island

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Unique and Unspoilt: A Year Among the Natural Wonders of Heard Island

Bernadette Hince

Diaries, letters & journals; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday

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Based on the journals of the author during his 13 months as officer in charge of an Australian scientific base on Heard Island,... [more]

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Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting the Planet

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Global Warming Gridlock: Creating More Effective Strategies for Protecting...

David G. Victor, Thomas C. Heller

International relations; Environmental economics; International environmental law; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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Twenty years of talks have done little to slow global warming. This book explains why and offers an alternative strategy.... [more]

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Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters

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Intimate Strangers: Friendship, Exchange and Pacific Encounters

Vanessa Smith

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Colonialism & imperialism; Geographical discovery & exploration

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A fascinating study of the importance of ideas of friendship in late eighteenth-century explorations of the Pacific. [more]

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The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life

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The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life

Patricia Vickers-Rich, Thomas Hewitt Rich, Peter Trusler

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology

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Through science, art and personal recollection, this book recounts the evolution of prehistoric life. [more]

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The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid it

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The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid it...

Julian Cribb

Society & Social Sciences; Famine; Agriculture & related industries; The environment; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues; Sustainable agriculture

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In the coming half century humanity faces a planetary crisis that will affect everyone. A doubling in human demand for food... [more]

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Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

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Climate Ethics: Essential Readings

Stephen M. Gardiner, Simon Caney, Dale Jamieson, Henry Shue

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues & debates; Global warming

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This collection gathers a set of central papers from the emerging area of ethics and climate change. [more]

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Let Them Eat Shrimp: The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the Sea

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Let Them Eat Shrimp: The Tragic Disappearance of the Rainforests of the...

Kennedy Warne

Mathematics & Sciences; Wetlands, swamps, fens; Conservation of the environment

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What's the connection between a plate of king prawns at your local restaurant and murdered fishermen in Honduras, impoverished... [more]

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Planet Obesity: How We're Eating Ourselves and the Planet to Death

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Planet Obesity: How We're Eating Ourselves and the Planet to Death

Garry Egger, Boyd Swinburn

Society & culture: general; Food & society; Social issues & processes; Medicine; The environment; Sustainability

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Obesity is an unintended but unavoidable consequence of economic progress. Obesity is not a disease but a signal. It should... [more]

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The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

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The Atlas of the Real World: Mapping the Way We Live

Daniel Dorling, Mark Newman, Anna Barford

Reference works; World atlases & world maps; Human geography; Cartography, map-making & projections; Travel & holiday

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Includes 366 digitally modified maps known as cartograms that depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic... [more]

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Sydney: Haunted City

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Sydney: Haunted City

Delia Falconer

Literary studies: general; History; Geography

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Sydney has always been the sexiest and most gaudy of our cities. This book twines the stories of the people that have made... [more]

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This Barren Rock: 1875 - A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas

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This Barren Rock: 1875 - A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern...

Sylvie Haisman

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The Scottish clipper Strathmore sailed from London in 1875, laden with gunpowder, iron and immigrants. Wrecked at night in... [more]

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Wind Power Basics: A Green Energy Guide

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Wind Power Basics: A Green Energy Guide

Dan Chiras

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

Paperback

A clean and simple introduction to generating electricity from the wind. [more]

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate

Robin McIlveen

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate offers an engaging and insightful treatment of the behaviour of the lower atmosphere,... [more]

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The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate

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The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate...

Andrew E. Dessler, Edward A. Parson

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

Paperback

This second edition of an acclaimed book provides an up-to-date, integrated overview of climate change issues - science, technology,... [more]

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Introduction to Conservation Genetics

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Introduction to Conservation Genetics

Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, David A. Briscoe

Mathematics & Sciences; Genetics (non-medical); Conservation of the environment

Paperback

Student-focused, robust teaching package, with a strong illustration programme, now including references to software and databases... [more]

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Building Paradise: The Story of an Eco-lodge on the Great Barrier Reef

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Building Paradise: The Story of an Eco-lodge on the Great Barrier Reef

David Macfarlane

Biography; Biography: general; True stories; Biodiversity; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Building Paradise, an inspiring story of conviction, commitment and serendipity, describes David Macfarlane's fourteen-year... [more]

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Australia's Meteorite Craters

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Australia's Meteorite Craters

Alex Bevan, Kenneth McNamara

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

Paperback

On Earth, catastrophic impact of an asteroid or comet with truly global consequences has not happened during our written history,... [more]

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An Introduction to Plant Fossils

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An Introduction to Plant Fossils

Christopher J. Cleal, Barry A. Thomas

Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences; Palaeontology

Paperback

A practical introduction to the study of plant fossils for undergraduate students and amateurs. [more]

$63.95

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Rainforest Plants

Leonard Cronin

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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An authoritative reference work and indispensable guide to the rainforest flora of Australia, with more than 300 commonly... [more]

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Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction and Opportunity

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Why We Disagree About Climate Change: Understanding Controversy, Inaction...

Mike Hulme

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology

Paperback

A unique insider's account of climate change and the diverse ways in which it is understood. [more]

$62.95

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Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric into Hellenistic Poetry

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Arion's Lyre: Archaic Lyric into Hellenistic Poetry

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes

History; Geography

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Examines how Hellenistic poetic culture adapted, reinterpreted, and transformed Archaic Greek lyric through a complex process... [more]

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Sediments of Time 2 Part Paperback Set: Environment and Society in Chinese History

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Sediments of Time 2 Part Paperback Set: Environment and Society in Chinese...

Mark Elvin, Liu Ts'ui-jung

History; Asian history; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

This collection of essays is the first relatively comprehensive survey of the environmental history of China. [more]

$135.00

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Over the Coasts: An Aerial View of Geology

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Over the Coasts: An Aerial View of Geology

Michael Collier

Aerial photography; Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; Geography

Hardback

Geology comes alive as Michael Collier flies over North America's coasts. [more]

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Queenstown: Stories Behind the Scenery

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Queenstown: Stories Behind the Scenery

Sue Hall

Regional geography; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Mike Holman's stunning photographs highlight the unique beauty of Queenstown. Sue Hall's text gives the reader the 'stories':... [more]

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