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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

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Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene

Clive Hamilton

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment; Advocate - Science

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Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological... [more]

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Edward O. Wilson

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Conservation of the environment

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The world's greatest naturalist (Jeffrey Sachs) proposes a plan to save Earth's imperiled biosphere. [more]

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent

Avan Judd Stallard

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Antipodes: In Search of the Southern Continent is a new history of an ancient geography. It reassesses the evidence for... [more]

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

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The House That Jack Built: Jack Mundey, Green Bans Hero

James Colman

Biography; Conservation of the environment

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This is the story of how an ordinary bloke from the bush became the key figure in a movement that would change the shape of... [more]

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

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The Origins of Everything in 100 Pages (More or Less)

David Bercovici

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Evolution; Earth sciences

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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big... [more]

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

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Earth-Shattering Events: Earthquakes, Nations and Civilization

Andrew Robinson

General & world history; Social & cultural history; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology; Natural disasters

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Since antiquity, on every continent, human beings in search of attractive landscapes and economic prosperity have made a Faustian... [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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Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

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Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming...

Paul Hawken

Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Global warming

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The 100 most substantive solutions to roll back climate change, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers... [more]

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The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions

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The Worst of Times: How Life on Earth Survived Eighty Million Years of Extinctions...

Paul B. Wignall

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Pollution & threats to the environment; Natural disasters; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

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Two hundred sixty million years ago, life on Earth suffered wave after wave of cataclysmic extinctions, with the worst wiping... [more]

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A Climate for Denial: Why Some People Still Reject Climate Change Science

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A Climate for Denial: Why Some People Still Reject Climate Change Science...

Arek Sinanian

Central government policies; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming; Advocate - Science

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Why is it that despite overwhelming evidence and fundamental science, some people still don't accept that climate change is... [more]

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Those Wild Rabbits: How They Shaped Australia

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Those Wild Rabbits: How They Shaped Australia

Bruce Munday

History; Pollution & threats to the environment

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Those Wild Rabbits highlights not only the damage done by rabbits but also Australia's missed opportunities for real rabbit... [more]

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned Eighteenth-Century Europe Dark

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Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of Laki, the Volcano That Turned...

Alexandra Witze, Jeff Kanipe

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Volcanology & seismology

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Laki is Iceland's largest volcano. Its eruption in 1783 is one of history's great, untold natural disasters. Spewing out sun-blocking... [more]

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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change

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Great Tide Rising: Towards Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary...

Kathleen Dean Moore

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

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Even as seas rise against the shores, another great tide is beginning to rise â?? a tide of outrage against the pillage... [more]

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Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space

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Seeing the Better City: How to Explore, Observe, and Improve Urban Space...

Charles R. Wolfe

Architecture; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Urban & municipal planning

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Emphasises personal observation as a key to creating better neighbourhoods. [more]

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Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

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Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

Steve Olson

Social impact of disasters; Aid & relief programmes; Mathematics & Sciences; Volcanology & seismology

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Survival narrative meets scientific, natural and social history in the riveting story of a volcanic disaster. [more]

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing...

Dan Hampton

Biography: general; History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Geographical discovery & exploration; Aircraft: general interest

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America’s finest aviation story in the hands of our finest aviation historian, The Flight is Dan Hampton’s biggest,... [more]

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The Long, Long Life of Trees

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The Long, Long Life of Trees

Fiona Stafford

Sociology: customs & traditions; Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving... [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

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This useful guide reminds you of everything you once learned - or should have learned - about the earth, its resources and... [more]

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Just Cool it: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do, a Post-Paris Agreement

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Just Cool it: The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do, a Post-Paris Agreement...

David Suzuki, Ian Hanington

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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A resounding post-Paris Agreement wake-up call about the urgency of the climate crisis that offers a range of practical solutions... [more]

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Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History

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Dinosaurs: A Concise Natural History

David E. Fastovsky, David B. Weishampel

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Vertebrates; Palaeontology

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Fully updated, lively and beautifully illustrated in full colour, Dinosaurs encourages students to ask questions and think... [more]

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The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

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The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

Christophe Bonneuil, Jean-Baptiste Fressoz

Social & political philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Applied ecology

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Dissecting the new theoretical buzzword of the Anthropocene [more]

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

Paul I. Palmer

Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; Atmospheric physics; Earth sciences

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In this Very Short introduction Paul Palmer looks at the structure and basic physics and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere,... [more]

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

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Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

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The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth's History

David Beerling

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Earth sciences; Global warming

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The Emerald Planet is the tale of our world's past - and future - as revealed by plants. Over the immensity of geological... [more]

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The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

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The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon...

David Grann

History of the Americas; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

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Includes excerpt from -Killers of the Flower Moon- by the author. [more]

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