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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

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Pandora's Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology

Clinton Crockett Peters

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Profiles invasive or unwanted species in the natural world and examines how our treatment of these creatures sometimes parallels... [more]

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Cats of the National Trust

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Cats of the National Trust

Amy Feldman

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Hardback

From Winston Churchill's 'Jock' to John Lennon's 'Tim', this charming guide celebrates the pets doted upon by cat-lovers associated... [more]

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Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge

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Seaweed Chronicles: A World at the Water's Edge

Susan Hand Shetterly

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Glimpse the wonders of a hidden world. [more]

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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

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Bono: The Rescue Cat Who Helped Me Find My Way Home

Helen Brown

Biography; Memoirs; Cats as pets

Paperback

Having survived a brush with cancer, Helen Brown, happily married and with three grown children, took stock of her comfortable... [more]

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

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Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials

Andrew Baker, Chris Dickman

Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Marsupials & monotremes; Applied ecology; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Provides a unique insight into the history and habits of the world's carnivorous marsupials. [more]

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The Eastern Curlew

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The Eastern Curlew

Harry Saddler

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Every year around August, large flocks of Eastern Curlews leave their breeding grounds in the Arctic and embark on a perilous... [more]

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Matt Brown

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. If you've... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

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Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have an animal in our lives?... [more]

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

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Rainbows: Nature and Culture

Daniel MacCannell

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Weather

Paperback

Rainbow: Nature and Culture describes what rainbows are and how they work, how we arrived at our current scientific understanding... [more]

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods

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Octopus, Squid & Cuttlefish: The worldwide illustrated guide to cephalopods...

Roger Hanlon, Louise Allcock, Mike Vecchione

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Invertebrates; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

From the inky hunting of the octopus to the unusually large brained cuttlefish, Octopus, Squid, & Cuttlefish reveals the evolution,... [more]

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena

Autobiography: general; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Botany & plant sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Originally published: London: Viking, 2017. [more]

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The Otters' Tale

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The Otters' Tale

Simon Cooper

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2017 `The best popular account of the lives of otters written so far' Richard... [more]

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown

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A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the...

New Scientist

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A Journey Through The Universe is a grand tour of the most amazing celestial objects and how they fit together to build the... [more]

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Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia

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Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia...

Jo lle Gergis

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Social impact of environmental issues; Weather

Paperback

Pieces together Australia's climate history for the first time. It shows a continent always vulnerable to climate extremes... [more]

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

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Darwin's Fossils: Discoveries that Shaped the Theory of Evolution

Adrian Lister

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

Explore Darwin's pioneering work on fossils in this richly illustrated book. [more]

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Owl Sense

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Owl Sense

Miriam Darlington

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

'Her softness took my breath away. The owl's massive facial disc produces a funnel for sound that is the most effective in... [more]

$32.99

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Corvus: A Life With Birds

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Corvus: A Life With Birds

Esther Woolfson

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

'Funny, touching and beautifully written - a fascinating insight into the closeness human beings can achieve with wild creatures'... [more]

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The Bee: A Natural History

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The Bee: A Natural History

Noah Wilson-Rich

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

The Bee is a comprehensive exploration of these fascinating creatures detailing their evolution, ecology, genetics and physiology... [more]

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Back of Beyond: One Woman's Remarkable Story of Love, Adventure, Disasters and Wonderful Times in the Gulf Country

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Back of Beyond: One Woman's Remarkable Story of Love, Adventure, Disasters...

Jenny Old

Biography; Memoirs; The countryside, country life

Paperback

This is the extraordinary story of an indomitable Australian woman going to the back of beyond and triumphing over adversity.... [more]

$32.99

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

Stephen O'Shea

History; European history; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Paperback

A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from a graceful and passionate writer (The Washington... [more]

$23.95

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Seafurrers: The Ships' Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World

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Seafurrers: The Ships' Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World

Philippa Sandall

History; Maritime history; Cats as pets

Paperback

While the many extraordinary exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their indispensable... [more]

$24.99

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

From the author of Bird Sense and The Most Perfect Thing, a biography of Francis Willughby, the first ornithologist Francis... [more]

$37.99

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Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife

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Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife

Tony Soper

Wildlife: general interest; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Antarctica Wildlife Guide - Travel information and expert advice on the wildlife of Antarctica featuring species identification... [more]

$34.99

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Photographing the Deep Sky: Images in Space and Time

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Photographing the Deep Sky: Images in Space and Time

Chris Baker

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

With a concise, clear discussion of the background astronomical science, this is above all, a book to celebrate the beauty... [more]

$65.00

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Australian Bryozoa Volume 1: Biology, Ecology and Natural History

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Australian Bryozoa Volume 1: Biology, Ecology and Natural History

Haylee Weaver, Patricia Cook, Philip Bock, Dennis Gordon

Hydrobiology; Animal ecology; Zoology: Invertebrates; The environment; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

The first of two volumes describing Australia's 1200 known species of bryozoans. [more]

$140.00

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