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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand,...

Harold Heatwole, Jodi Rowley

Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; The environment; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Aims to stimulate research into halting amphibian declines and to improve decisions about conservation. [more]

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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative...

Florence Williams

Psychology; Coping with stress; Popular psychology; Complementary therapies, healing & health; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author. [more]

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The Sting of the Wild

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The Sting of the Wild

Justin O. Schmidt

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

Paperback

With colorful descriptions of each venom's sensation and a story that leaves you tingling with awe, The Sting of the Wild's... [more]

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi (Senior Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

$30.95

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Hidden Nature: Wainwright Prize 2018 Shortlisted

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Hidden Nature: Wainwright Prize 2018 Shortlisted

Alys Fowler

Wildlife: general interest; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A beautifully written exploration of life and urban nature from writer and gardener Alys Fowler. [more]

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Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems

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Diamonds: An Early History of the King of Gems

Jack Ogden

Mathematics & Sciences; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated, in-depth early history covering two thousand years of diamond jewelry and commerce, from the Indian... [more]

$79.99

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Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

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Life on Mars: What to Know Before We Go

David A. Weintraub

Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; History of science; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The story of the search for life on Mars--and the moral issues confronting us as we prepare to send humans there Does life... [more]

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Amazing Arachnids

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Amazing Arachnids

Jillian Cowles

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Arachnids; Insects (entomology); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A richly illustrated and up-close look at the secret lives of spiders and other arachnids The American Southwest is home... [more]

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

Amy Shira Teitel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

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The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA. [more]

$19.99

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

John Bartram, John Karter

Biography; Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks

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'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife... [more]

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The Mountains of California

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The Mountains of California

John Muir

The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The pioneer conservationist recounts his journeys through the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests, King's... [more]

$31.95

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Theory of Groups of Finite Order

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Theory of Groups of Finite Order

William S. Burnside

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Classic 1911 edition covers many group-related properties, including an extensive treatment of permutation groups and groups... [more]

$65.00

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Wild Signs and Star Paths: 'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and tips that we've lost along the way' Observer

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Wild Signs and Star Paths: 'A beautifully written almanac of tricks and...

Tristan Gooley

Galaxies & stars; The natural world, country life & pets; Walking, hiking, trekking; Outdoor survival skills; Travel & holiday

Hardback

The keys to enjoying the outdoors in an extraordinary way, one that is new and ancient. [more]

$45.00

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The Accidental Botanist: The Structure of Plants Revealed

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The Accidental Botanist: The Structure of Plants Revealed

Robbie Honey

Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Photographic portraits of beautiful flowers following the rules of botany with an aesthetic flair that transforms them into... [more]

$39.99

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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

Gary Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Employing fantastic micro photographic techniques, Greenberg invites readers into the strange and wonderful world that each... [more]

$24.99

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The Last Snake Man: The remarkable true-life story of an Aussie legend and a century of snake shows

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The Last Snake Man: The remarkable true-life story of an Aussie legend and...

John Cann

Biography; Autobiography: general; Reptiles & amphibians as pets; Olympic games; Rugby League; Boxing

Paperback

Wildlife warrior, professor of snakes, entertainer, Olympian: John Cann is a truly remarkable Australian. Written in John's... [more]

$32.99

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Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change

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Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change

Andrew Revkin, Mechaley

Weather; Children's & Educational

Hardback

An illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the weather it generates.... [more]

$37.99

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

John Connell

Biography; Memoirs; Dairy farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Hardback

The intimate account of a year on his family farm in Ireland - and a fascinating history of man's long relationship with the... [more]

$29.99

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

Jillian Scudder

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How did the Earth get to be the way it is? Just like all of us, it's a product of its ancestors. [more]

$29.99

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The Moon

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The Moon

Bill Leatherbarrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Extensively illustrated with images of the lunar surface, The Moon is an accessible introduction that will appeal to both... [more]

$49.99

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Jupiter

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Jupiter

William Sheehan, Thomas Hockey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated volume ranges across the entire history of Jupiter studies, from the naked-eye observations of... [more]

$49.99

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System...

John Henry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An insight into the fundamental workings of the cosmos. [more]

$22.99

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Tasmania

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Tasmania

Ted Wnorowski, Alex Wnorowski

Physical geography & topography; Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

The second book in the series of comprehensive guidebooks to birdwatching destinations in Australia. The Tasmanian guide provides... [more]

$45.00

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Victoria

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Victoria

Ted Wnorowski, Alex Wnorowski

Physical geography & topography; Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

This is the third book in the series of comprehensive guidebooks to birdwatching destinations in Australia. Similarly to the... [more]

$75.00

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11 Explorations into Life on Earth: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

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11 Explorations into Life on Earth: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution...

Helen Scales

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

The second in a series of books in association with the Royal Institution on their world-renowned Christmas Lectures, this... [more]

$24.99

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