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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

Simon Winchester

History; General & world history; Oceanography (seas)

Paperback

The definitive biography of the world's most important body of water -- the Atlantic. [more]

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

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Canberra and Region Handy Map: HEMA.4.12H

Geographical maps (specialist); Travel & holiday; Travel maps & atlases

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Geology For Dummies

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Geology For Dummies

Alecia M. Spooner

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences

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Geology For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the subject, whether... [more]

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

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Generation Us: The Challenge of Global Warming

Andrew Weaver

Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Children's & Educational

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Offers an introduction to the causes and effects of global warming, considers reasons for denying its existence, and discusses... [more]

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change

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The Garnaut Review 2011: Australia in the Global Response to Climate Change...

Ross Garnaut

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming

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Professor Ross Garnaut explains why Australia's contribution is vital to the national interest and matters to the global effort.... [more]

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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide

John Gribbin

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences; The Earth: natural history general

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In this lively expedition into the origins, evolution, and workings of our planet, John Gribbin does what he does best: gathers... [more]

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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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Planetary Surface Processes

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Planetary Surface Processes

H. Jay Melosh

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

Hardback

A comprehensive explanation of all geologic processes that shape planetary surfaces, for advanced students and researchers.... [more]

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Engineering Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

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Engineering Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation

Ian S. F. Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; The environment

Paperback

Concise review for engineers to develop strategies to manage/adapt to climate change, for a wide range of students and policymakers.... [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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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)

Paperback

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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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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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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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

Paperback

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

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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

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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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Earth sciences

Hardback

Climate change. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. The Large Hadron Collider. What do these things have in common? They all... [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

Hardback

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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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

Paperback

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

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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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