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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

Hardback

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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Inferno

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Inferno

Roger Franklin

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Social impact of disasters; Politics & government; Natural disasters

Paperback

The first book to explore the horrors of the day in Victoria that will forever be known as Black Saturday. Thoroughly researched,... [more]

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Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope

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Here on Earth: An Argument for Hope

Tim Flannery

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Sustainability; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

An extraordinary exploration of evolution and sustainability. Our success as a species has had disastrous effects on many... [more]

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Green Harvest: A History of Organic Farming and Gardening in Australia

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Green Harvest: A History of Organic Farming and Gardening in Australia

Rebecca Jones

Agriculture & related industries; The environment; Organic farming; Horticulture; Organic gardening

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Explores the ideas and practices that have shaped organic farming and gardening in Australia from the interwar years to the... [more]

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Bird Cloud: A Memoir

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Bird Cloud: A Memoir

Annie Proulx

Biography; Biography: general; Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Conservation of the environment; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

In her first work of nonfiction in more than 20 years--part family history, part naturalist's journal--Proulx delivers a vivid... [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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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Frugavore: How to Grow Your Own, Buy Local, Waste Nothing and Eat Well

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Frugavore: How to Grow Your Own, Buy Local, Waste Nothing and Eat Well

Arabella Forge

The environment; Self-help & personal development; Cookery, food & drink; Gardening

Paperback

Arabella Forge provides a hands-on, practical guide to a new way of living, proving that frugal eating can also be flavoursome... [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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Dampier's Monkey: the South Seas Voyages of William Dampier

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Dampier's Monkey: the South Seas Voyages of William Dampier

His Hon Judge Mitchell

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration; Marine engineering; Ships & shipping: general interest

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William Dampier, the 'devil's mariner' as he has been called, a far voyager and traveller extraordinaire, lived in an era... [more]

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Structural Geology

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Structural Geology

Haakon Fossen

Mathematics & Sciences; Geophysics; Geology & the lithosphere

Paperback

A full-color introduction to the basic principles of structural geology, with unique links to practical applications and e-learning... [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]

$65.00

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Sydney: Haunted City

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Sydney: Haunted City

Delia Falconer

Literary studies: general; History; Geography

Hardback

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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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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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

Paperback

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

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French Akaroa

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French Akaroa

Peter Tremewan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

This book looks at the elaborate French government-backed plans to settle and annex 'Southern New Zealand' - and at what the... [more]

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The Complete Book of Australian Weather

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The Complete Book of Australian Weather

Richard Whitaker

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Paperback

Australia has some of the most extreme weather patterns of any country. In this book we discover the science behind the devastating... [more]

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Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global Economy

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Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global...

Peter Newell, Matthew Paterson

Business & Economics; Environmental economics; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

Paperback

Explores how we should react to the political dilemmas of adapting the global economy to confront climate change. [more]

$54.95

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate

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Fundamentals of Weather and Climate

Robin McIlveen

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology

Paperback

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

$85.95

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Volcanoes: Global Perspectives

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Volcanoes: Global Perspectives

John P. Lockwood, Richard W. Hazlett

Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology

Paperback

Superbly illustrated <p> 4 Color throughout <p> Lockwood and Hazlett both highly respected volcanologists <p> Can be read... [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

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

$50.95

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Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change

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Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

Paperback

Around the world only a few have truly faced up to the facts about global warming. This book is about why we have ignored... [more]

$24.99

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I Used to Know That: Geography

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I Used to Know That: Geography

Will Williams

Reference; Geography

Hardback

Discover the physical world of rivers, glaciers and coasts; the human world of population changes and migration; agriculture;... [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]

$120.00

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Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects Our Health

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Slow Death by Rubber Duck: How the Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Life Affects...

Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie

Medicine; Medical toxicology; Popular science; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie ingested and inhaled a host of things that surround us all the time, from mercury-laden tuna to... [more]

$26.95

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