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Coltan

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Coltan

Michael Nest

Politics & government; Economic geology; Management of land & natural resources

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A decade ago no one except geologists had heard of tantalum or 'coltan' - an obscure mineral that is an essential ingredient... [more]

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Elixir: A Human History of Water

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Elixir: A Human History of Water

Brian Fagan

History; Hydrology & the hydrosphere; Drought & water supply

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The story of the resource that has shaped human history more than any other [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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A Million Wild Acres: 200 Years of Man and an Australian Forest

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A Million Wild Acres: 200 Years of Man and an Australian Forest

Eric Rolls

History; Regional & national history; Forests, rainforests

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Thirty years ago, a bomb landed in the field of Australian consciousness of itself and its land in the form of Eric Rolls'... [more]

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Economic Choices in a Warming World

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Economic Choices in a Warming World

Christian de Perthuis

Environmental economics; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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A provocative work that urges governments and policymakers to concentrate on existing policies and tools for combating climate... [more]

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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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Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

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Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

Steven Solomon

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Limnology (freshwater)

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A narrative account of how water has shaped human society from the ancient past to the present --Provided by publisher. [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

Bernadett 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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Black Tide

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Black Tide

Antonia Juhasz

History; History of the Americas; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Pollution & threats to the environment

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A searing look at the human face of BP's disaster in the gulf It is the largest oil disaster in American history, and it... [more]

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Life without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future

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Life without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future

Steve Hallett, John Wright

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

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Provides a look at how we can plan for a future without a dependence on oil and other fossil fuels. This title offers a vision... [more]

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Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity

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Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe...

James Hansen

Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

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An urgent and provocative call to action from the world's leading climate scientist. [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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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; Gardening; 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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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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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

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

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

Adrian 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

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

$95.95

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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

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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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French Akaroa

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French Akaroa

Peter Tremewan

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration

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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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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

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

$16.99

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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

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

$39.99

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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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