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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

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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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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Al Gore

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

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The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is a daring... [more]

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Climate Wars

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Climate Wars

Mark Butler

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Global warming

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As the consequences of climate change become perilously close to the point of no-return, time-wasting wars over what to do... [more]

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Philip Lymbery

Prose: non-fiction; Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species

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A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them. [more]

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

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Too Late: How We Lost the Battle with Climate Change

Geoffrey Maslen

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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In Too Late, Geoff Maslen discusses the dramatic changes that are occurring to our planet and explains some of their consequenes... [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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Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone

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Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone

Richard Lloyd Parry

History; Asian history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural anthropology; Natural disasters; The Earth: natural history general

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On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan.Ghosts of... [more]

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Critical Critters

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Critical Critters

Ralph Steadman, Ceri Levy

Art & Architecture; Comic book & cartoon art; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

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Following on from Extinct Boids and Nextinction, Critical Critters is the third in this epic trilogy of books dedicated to... [more]

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EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet

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EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet

Worldwatch Institute

Teaching of a specific subject; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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The latest edition of State of the World addresses the critical challenge of teaching sustainability at all levels of education.... [more]

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Enhancing Science Impact: Bridging Research, Policy and Practice for Sustainability

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Enhancing Science Impact: Bridging Research, Policy and Practice for Sustainability...

Peat Leith, Kevin O'Toole, Marcus Haward, Brian Coffey

Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Sustainability

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Provides principles and frameworks for integrating science into policy and governance. [more]

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

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Where Australia Collides with Asia

Ian Burnet

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Historical geology; Geographical discovery & exploration; The natural world, country life & pets; Advocate - Science

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This book follows the epic voyages of Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace through the voyage of Continent... [more]

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The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

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The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable

Amitav Ghosh

Literary studies: general; Politics & government; Mathematics & Sciences; Earth sciences; Conservation of the environment

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Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. How else to... [more]

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Uranium

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Uranium

Anthony Burke

International relations; Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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Uranium, the most atomically unstable natural element on earth, has a unique place in the global geopolitics of resources.... [more]

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The Water Kingdom

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The Water Kingdom

Philip Ball

History; Asian history; Popular science; Hydrology & the hydrosphere

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Selected as a Book of the Year by The Times and The EconomistChina's history is an epic tapestry of courtly philosophies,... [more]

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

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Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

Dorrik Stow (Director, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University)

Mathematics & Sciences; Oceanography (seas)

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Our oceans are hugely important, as a source of food and mineral wealth, as an environment for a vast variety of wildlife,... [more]

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Lost Islands

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Lost Islands

Henry Stommel

History; Historical geography; Geographical discovery & exploration

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An expert oceanographer presents fascinating documentation of the historical, geographical, and anecdotal accounts of hundreds... [more]

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Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay

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Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay

Daryl McPhee

Mathematics & Sciences; The environment

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An interdisciplinary examination of the geologic, marine and human history of Moreton Bay. [more]

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East Indies: The 200 year struggle between Portugal, the Dutch East India Co. and the English East India Co. for supremacy in the Eastern Seas

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East Indies: The 200 year struggle between Portugal, the Dutch East India...

Ian Burnet

History; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism; Geopolitics; International trade; Economic geography

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East Indies follows the trade winds, the trade routes, and the port cities across the East Indies and the Orient. High finance,... [more]

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Running the City: Why public art matters

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Running the City: Why public art matters

Felicity Fenner

Art & Architecture; Non-graphic art forms; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Leading Australian curator Felicity Fenner profiles activity-based and pop-up contemporary public art projects from Australia... [more]

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Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

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Slow Catastrophes: Living with Drought in Australia

Rebecca Jones

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Drought & water supply; Social impact of environmental issues; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

Living with drought is one of the biggest issues of our times. Climate change scenarios suggest that in the next fifty years... [more]

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life...

Brenda Maddox

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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A rich and exuberant group biography of the first geologists, the people who were first to excavate from the layers of the... [more]

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Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds

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Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds

Stephen Debus

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An illustrated record of sea-eagles, harpy eagles, booted eagles and eagle-like hawks in Australasia. [more]

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Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome

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Ancient Geography: The Discovery of the World in Classical Greece and Rome...

Duane W. Roller

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Cartography, map-making & projections

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The last dedicated book on ancient geography was published more than sixty years ago. [more]

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