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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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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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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

Hardback

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

Paperback

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

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world

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Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world...

Chris Fitch

History; Society & culture: general; Geography; Travel & holiday guides

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An intrepid journey through fearsome landscapes, feral environments, and the untouched and inhospitable wildernesses that... [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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Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

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Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective

Paul Colinvaux

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal ecology; Biogeography; Biodiversity

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First published in 1979, Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare has established itself as a seminal work in ecology. Now with a new... [more]

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A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern

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A Sustainable Future: 12 Key Areas of Global Concern

Klaus Wiegandt

Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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On subjects as diverse yet interrelated as the earth's water resources, 21st century energy sources, climate change, the demise... [more]

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

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The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the...

Donald R. Prothero

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Geology & the lithosphere; Palaeontology

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Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous fossils in a... [more]

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

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With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

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Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels

Dieter Helm

Business & Economics; Energy industries & utilities; Global warming; Fossil fuel technologies

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An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change... [more]

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

New Scientist

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

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This Is Planet Earth is dedicated to the wonders of Planet Earth, the most amazing place in the known Universe. [more]

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

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Effective Ecological Monitoring

David B. Lindenmayer, Gene E. Likens

Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Applied ecology; Pollution & threats to the environment

Paperback

This fully revised second edition illustrates key aspects of effective monitoring. [more]

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

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Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Nicholas Thomas

History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Geographical discovery & exploration

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Cook's voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the... [more]

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Resurrecting the Shark - A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved the Mystery of a 270-Million-Year-Old Fossil

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Resurrecting the Shark - A Scientific Obsession and the Mavericks Who Solved...

Susan Ewing

Mathematics & Sciences; Marine biology; Palaeontology; The natural world, country life & pets

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A prehistoric mystery. A fossil so mesmerizing that it boggled the minds of scientists for more than a century-until a motley... [more]

$25.95

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Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

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Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

Erle C. Ellis

Mathematics & Sciences; Geology & the lithosphere; The environment

Paperback

Climate scientists, geologists, ecologists, and archaeologists recognize the profound effects of human activity on Earth,... [more]

$15.95

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Guide to Introduced Pest Animals of Australia

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Guide to Introduced Pest Animals of Australia

Peter West

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; Fishes (ichthyology); Birds (ornithology); Management of land & natural resources

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A practical guide for the identification of introduced pest animals and management information. [more]

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Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities

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Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities

David Bissell (Associate Director, The University of Melbourne)

Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Sociology: work & labour; Urban & municipal planning; Transport planning & policy

Paperback

An exploration of the ways that everyday life in the city is defined by... [more]

$56.99

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Being Ecological

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Being Ecological

Timothy Morton

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Social impact of environmental issues

Paperback

Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong?<br />Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'?<br... [more]

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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

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Escape Cliffs: The First Northern Territory Expedition 1864-66

Derek Pugh

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

Paperback

This is a true story of greed, exploration, murder, wasted efforts, life and death struggles, insubordination, incredible... [more]

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

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Birds in Their Habitats: Journeys with a Naturalist

Ian Fraser

Service industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Animal behaviour; Birds (ornithology); Applied ecology

Paperback

Discover birds and the places they live. [more]

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

Graham Harman

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Environmentalist thought & ideology

Paperback

What is reality, really?<br... [more]

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Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth's Most Vital Frontlines

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Rainforest: Dispatches from Earth's Most Vital Frontlines

Tony Juniper

Mathematics & Sciences; Forests, rainforests

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Rainforests are the lungs of our planet - regulators of the earth's temperature and weather. They are also home to 50 per... [more]

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Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes

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Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes

Julie Michelle Klinger

Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geography

Paperback

Rare Earth Frontiers is a work of human geography that serves to demystify the powerful elements that make possible the miniaturization... [more]

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

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After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene

Jedediah Purdy

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment

Paperback

Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. The world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists call this epoch... [more]

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