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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

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Finding Australian Birds: A Field Guide to Birding Locations

Rohan Clarke, Tim Dolby

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Finding Australian Birds is a guide to the special birds found across Australia's vastly varied landscapes. [more]

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The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

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The Origins of Language: A Slim Guide

James R. Hurford (Emeritus Professor, Emeritus Professor, University of Edinburgh)

linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Historical & comparative linguistics; Anthropology; Human biology

Paperback

This book offers an accessible overview of what is known about the evolution of the human capacity for language and what sets... [more]

$31.95

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

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Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds

Donald C. Franklin, Stephen T. Garnett

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology; Conservation of wildlife & habitats

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Outlines the nature of climate change related threats for the top 25% of Australia's bird taxa. [more]

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

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The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction

Jamie Woodward (Professor of Physical Geography, University of Manchester)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Physical geography & topography; The environment

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction Jamie Woodward examines the environmental shifts that took place during the Great Ice Age... [more]

$16.95

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philip V. Mladenov (Director, Seven Seas Consulting Ltd and formerly Professor of Marine Science, University of Otago)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Marine biology

Paperback

In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine... [more]

$15.95

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

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Darwin and His Children: His Other Legacy

Tim M. Berra (Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University)

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

Hardback

This book, richly illustrated with photographs of the Darwin family, demonstrates the intellectual atmosphere whirling about... [more]

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide

Jeannie Gray, Ian Fraser

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An up-to-date, readily digestible check-list of Australian birds and the meanings behind their common and scientific names.... [more]

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change

Charles Duhigg

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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Takes us to the edge of scientific discoveries and explains why habits exist and how they can be changed. This title offers... [more]

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1493: How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology and Life on Earth

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1493: How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology...

Charles C. Mann

History; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Evolution

Paperback

A sweeping, hugely readable account of history's biggest ecological invasion, when Europe and the Americas collided for the... [more]

$24.99

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Australian Lizards: A Natural History

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Australian Lizards: A Natural History

Steve K Wilson

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

A journey through the remarkable life of lizards and how they survive in a complex world of predators and competitors. [more]

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Mathematics Of Life: Unlocking the Secrets of Existence

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Mathematics Of Life: Unlocking the Secrets of Existence

Ian Stewart

Mathematics & Sciences; Life sciences: general issues

Paperback

A new partnership of biologists and mathematicians is picking apart the hidden complexity of animals and plants to throw fresh... [more]

$24.99

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

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Birds of Prey of Australia: A Field Guide

Stephen Debus

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An illustrated field guide to diurnal raptors, a bird group that many people find among the most difficult birds to identify.... [more]

$39.95

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The Origin of Our Species

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The Origin of Our Species

Chris Stringer

Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Human biology

Paperback

Do all humans originate from Africa? How did we spread across the globe? Are we separate from Neanderthals, or do some of... [more]

$22.99

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inheritance

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding...

Nessa Carey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing... [more]

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A Natural History of Australian Bats: Working the Night Shift

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A Natural History of Australian Bats: Working the Night Shift

Greg Richards, Leslie Hall

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

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Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, this is the first book on Australian bats focusing on their natural history.... [more]

$79.95

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Birds of Melanesia: Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia

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Birds of Melanesia: Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia

Guy Dutson

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The perfect guide to the birds of Melanesia - New Caledonia, the Solomons, the Bismarcks and Vanuatu [more]

$79.99

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The Complete World of Human Evolution

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The Complete World of Human Evolution

Chris Stringer, Peter Andrews

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution; Human biology

Paperback

Human domination of our earth is now so complete that it is easy to forget how recently our role in the history of our planet... [more]

$32.99

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Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia

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Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia

Michael J Tyler, Frank Knight

Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Paperback

This revised and updated guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia. [more]

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Field Guide to Australian Fungi

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Field Guide to Australian Fungi

Bruce A. Fuhrer

Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Botany & plant sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

Offers fungi, photographed in their natural environment, with information on fungal biology, ecology, classification, distribution.... [more]

$49.95

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom

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Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom

Jennifer S. Holland

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Family & relationships; Gift books

Paperback

It is exactly like Isaiah 11:6: The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid...... [more]

$29.99

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth, Cagan H. Sekercioglu (University of Utah)

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Birds (ornithology)

Paperback

From ice-dependent penguins of Antarctica to songbirds migrating across the Sahara, birds' responses provide early warning... [more]

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The Living Cosmos: Our Search for Life in the Universe

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The Living Cosmos: Our Search for Life in the Universe

Chris Impey (University of Arizona)

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Biology, life sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Considering the development of life on Earth and the potential for life elsewhere in the Universe, this book is a fascinating... [more]

$39.95

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The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World since 1700

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The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western...

Roderick Floud (Provost), Robert W. Fogel (University of Chicago), Bernard Harris (University of Southampton), Sok Chul Hong (Sogang University, Seoul)

Society & Social Sciences; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Human biology

Paperback

It is only recently that the changing size, shape and capability of the human body has been linked to economic and demographic... [more]

$34.95  $15.00

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of...

James Watson

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; DNA & Genome

Paperback

The story of the most significant biological breakthrough of the century - the discovery of the structure of DNA. [more]

$26.99

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And How It Will Change Our Lives

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Beyond Boundaries: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines---And...

Miguel Nicolelis, M.D.

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Human-computer interaction

Hardback

A pioneering neuroscientist from Duke University shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become... [more]

$44.95  $8.00

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