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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals

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The Re-Origin of Species: A Second Chance for Extinct Animals

Torill Kornfeldt

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Applied ecology; Endangered species & extinction of species; Genetic engineering

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Journalist Torill Kornfeldt travelled the world to meet the scientists working to bring extinct animals back from the dead.... [more]

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Social impact of disasters; Nuclear issues

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On 26 April 1986 at 1.23am a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine exploded. While the authorities... [more]

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

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Adani versus the Black-throated Finch

Tor Hundloe

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations

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On 3 April 2016 the Queensland government announced that it had granted coal leases to Adani. They are in Banjo Paterson country,... [more]

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology, Scenery and Flora of the Sydney Region

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Rocks and Trees: A Photographic Journey Through the Rich and Varied Geology,...

John Martyn

Mathematics & Sciences; Geography

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A profusely illustrated descriptive book describing the geological framework of the Sydney region and the vegetation communities... [more]

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

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Worth Dying for: The Power and Politics of Flags

Tim Marshall

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Political geography

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An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict [more]

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Creating Cities

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Creating Cities

Marcus Westbury

Humanities; History; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Urban & municipal planning

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Creating Cities is about how the Renew Newcastle scheme helped transform Newcastle, launched more than 200 creative and community... [more]

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Adani and the War Over Coal

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Adani and the War Over Coal

Quentin Beresford

Economics of industrial organisation; Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Social impact of environmental issues; Advocate - Science

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Australian politicians have had a love affair with coal, which has helped lock its politics into the fossil fuel age. This... [more]

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Denialism

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Denialism

Michael Specter

Hoaxes & deceptions; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Popular science; The environment

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There is so much confusing and conflicting information about the world in which we live that the truth can be impossible to... [more]

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)

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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About...

Lucy Jones

Social impact of disasters; Mathematics & Sciences; Natural disasters

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A case study of the biggest natural disasters humanity has survived, and how they have shaped our history. [more]

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Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence

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Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence

Timothy Morton

Literary theory; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Ethics & moral philosophy; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

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Timothy Morton explores the foundations of the ecological crisis to reestablish our ties to nonhuman beings and rediscover... [more]

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Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive Waste

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Fallout: A Journey Through the Nuclear Age, From the Atom Bomb to Radioactive...

Fred Pearce

Nuclear power industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Nuclear issues; Natural disasters; Sustainability

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At a moment when a new generation of power stations and weapons are being developed, Fallout is a measured and fascinating... [more]

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Australia's Metropolitan Imperative: An Agenda for Governance Reform

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Australia's Metropolitan Imperative: An Agenda for Governance Reform

Richard Tomlinson, Marcus Spiller

History; Regional government; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Makes a case for establishing metropolitan governance in Australia. [more]

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals...

Nicholas Pyenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them... [more]

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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

Philip Hoare

Oceanography (seas); The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

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Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones' Robert Macfarlane From the author of Leviathan,... [more]

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

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Darwin 1869: The Second Northern Territory Expedition

Derek Pugh

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Darwin, the unique and... [more]

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers

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Burke and Wills: The triumph and tragedy of Australia's most famous explorers...

Peter FitzSimons

History; Australasian & Pacific history; History: specific events & topics; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The iconic Australian exploration story - brought to life by Peter FitzSimons, Australia's storyteller. [more]

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

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Trans-Europe Express: Tours of a Lost Continent

Owen Hatherley

Landscape art & architecture; Urban communities; Human geography; Regional geography; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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A searching, timely account of the condition of contemporary Europe, told... [more]

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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time. From the Head of Oceans at Greenpeace and spokesperson for their anti-plastic campaign

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How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle...

Will McCallum

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Earth sciences; Biogeography; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Plastic is everywhere - from the deepest canyons in the ocean to the frozen Arctic tundra. 12.7 million tonnes of plastic... [more]

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Recreating an Age of Reptiles

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Recreating an Age of Reptiles

Mark P. Witton

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Art techniques & principles; Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals have always fascinated people but they pose vast problems for the artist. How do... [more]

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Simple Acts to Save Our Planet: 500 Ways to Make a Difference

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Simple Acts to Save Our Planet: 500 Ways to Make a Difference

Michelle Neff

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Self-sufficiency

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim our democracy

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The Coal Truth: The fight to stop Adani, defeat the big polluters and reclaim...

David Ritter

Mathematics & Sciences; Pollution & threats to the environment

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Since 2012, the fight to stop the opening of the vast Galilee coal basin has emerged as an iconic pivot of the Australian... [more]

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic Voyages

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: The Illustrated Accounts of Three Epic...

Nicholas Thomas

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

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The Voyages of Captain James Cook is now available in a paperback edition specially to coincide with the 250th anniversary... [more]

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The World's Heritage: The Definitive Guide to All 1073 World Heritage Sites

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The World's Heritage: The Definitive Guide to All 1073 World Heritage Sites...

UNESCO

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Bestselling guide to all 1,073 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Fully updated to include the latest sites added to the World Heritage... [more]

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Bee Quest

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Bee Quest

Dave Goulson

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Apiculture (beekeeping); The natural world, country life & pets; Travel writing

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A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from Poland to Patagonia as well as closer to home, amongst the... [more]

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