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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

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Restoring Farm Woodlands for Wildlife

Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Daniel Florance, Emma Burns, David Lindenmayer

Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; Conservation of the environment; Sustainable agriculture

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Featuring best practice approaches to restoration based on 19 years of long-term research. [more]

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact on everyday Australians

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Boom and Bust: The rise and fall of the mining industry, greed and the impact...

Royce Kurmelovs

History; Economic history; Mining industry

Paperback

The bestselling author of THE DEATH OF HOLDEN turns his attention to another important Australian business: mining. BOOM AND... [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

Paperback

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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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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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

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The Pilbara: From the Deserts Profits Come

Bradon Ellem

History; Mining industry; Industrial relations; Arid zones, deserts; Soil & rock mechanics

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The Pilbara has become central to the Australian economy and imagination. With millions of tonnes of iron ore being shipped... [more]

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th Century

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th...

John P. Hamilton

Australasian & Pacific history; Mining industry; Legal history; Civil procedure, litigation & dispute resolution

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Deals with the inception and development of adjudication systems on the gold fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the... [more]

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft...

Tom Burgis

History; Mining industry; Petroleum & oil industries

Paperback

Overseas Press Club Award Winner 2016 A shocking investigative journey into the way the resource trade wreaks... [more]

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Blood And Guts: Dispatches From The Whale Wars

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Blood And Guts: Dispatches From The Whale Wars

Sam Vincent

Society & Social Sciences; Fisheries & related industries; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Confrontations between Japanese whalers and Sea Shepherd activists make for exciting news reports during the Australian summer.... [more]

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

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This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Robert Paarlberg (Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College)

Social issues & processes; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

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In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important... [more]

$26.95

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Breaking The Sheep's Back

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Breaking The Sheep's Back

Charles Massy

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; Political economy; Agriculture & related industries

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Tells the story of one of Australia's biggest business disasters, which involves government complicity, and is a political... [more]

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Wood in Australia

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Wood in Australia

Keith R. Bootle

Forestry & related industries

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A complete textbook and reference book that summarises the main aspects of wood utilisation for the student and the timber... [more]

$82.95

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Mandarins and Mavericks: Remembering Western Mining 1933 - 2005

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Mandarins and Mavericks: Remembering Western Mining 1933 - 2005

Martin Summons

History; Mining industry

Hardback

Mandarins and Mavericks tells a great Australian story of drive and endeavour on the part of the people who built and sustained... [more]

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The Fundamentals of Horticulture: Theory and Practice

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The Fundamentals of Horticulture: Theory and Practice

Chris Bird

Primary industries; Horticulture; Gardening

Paperback

Essential reading for all those studying horticulture and keen gardeners. This clear introduction to the principles underlying... [more]

$67.95

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Stuffed And Starved: From Farm to Fork: The Hidden Battle For The World Food System

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Stuffed And Starved: From Farm to Fork: The Hidden Battle For The World...

Raj Patel

Geopolitics; Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

A FULLY UPDATED AND REVISED NEW EDITION that reveals the hidden complexities and terrifying simplicities of a planet squeezing... [more]

$18.95

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Forest Governance and Management Across Time: Developing a New Forest Social Contract

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Forest Governance and Management Across Time: Developing a New Forest Social...

Erland Marald (Umea University, Sweden), Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umea, Sweden), and Others

Forestry & related industries; Deforestation; Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques

Paperback

The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given... [more]

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Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities

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Fair Trade and Organic Initiatives in Asian Agriculture: The Hidden Realities...

Rie Makita (Gakushuin University, Japan), Tadasu Tsuruta (Kindai University, Japan)

Development economics; Environmental economics; Agriculture & related industries

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In addition to constituting an evolving area of inquiry within the social sciences, agricultural certification, and particularly... [more]

$73.99

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

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Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

Cj Lim (University College London UK), Ed Liu (Bartlett School of Planning University College London UK)

Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; City & town planning - architectural aspects; Agriculture & related industries; Urban & municipal planning; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative... [more]

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Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil: Frontiers and Fissures of Agro-neoliberalism

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Agribusiness and the Neoliberal Food System in Brazil: Frontiers and Fissures...

Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

Agriculture & related industries

Paperback

Due to new production areas and persistent productivity gains, Brazil has consolidated its position as a global leader and... [more]

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Quality Auditing in Construction Projects: A Handbook

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Quality Auditing in Construction Projects: A Handbook

Abdul Razzak Rumane

Project management; Quality Assurance (QA) & Total Quality Management (TQM); Mining industry; Construction industry; Building construction & materials

Hardback

This book provides construction professionals, designers, contractors and quality auditors involved in construction projects... [more]

$210.00

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Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty

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Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food...

Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

Agriculture & related industries; Biodiversity

Hardback

Revised edition of: Nature's matrix: linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty. 2009. [more]

$242.00

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Youth Technical Sessions Proceedings: VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum Council - Future Leaders Forum (WPF 2019), June 23-28, 2019, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

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Youth Technical Sessions Proceedings: VI Youth Forum of the World Petroleum...

Vladimir Litvinenko (Saint-Petersburg Mining University, St. Petersburg, Russia)

Mining industry; Petroleum & oil industries; Energy

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Over a decade ago the World Petroleum Council launched an initiative to hold an international professional youth forum. The... [more]

$294.00

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Advanced Construction Mathematics

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Advanced Construction Mathematics

Surinder Virdi (South and City College Birmingham, UK)

Economics of industrial organisation; Mining industry; Construction industry; Maths for engineers

Paperback

Advanced Construction Mathematics covers the range of topics that a student must learn in order to achieve success in Level... [more]

$69.99

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African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo's gold sector

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African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in...

Sara Geenen (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Anthropology; Armed conflict; Economics of industrial organisation; Mining industry

Paperback

Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people... [more]

$88.99

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