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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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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

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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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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

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Extreme Conservation: Life at the Edges of the World

Joel Berger

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A look at what it takes for animals to live at the edges of existence. Each chapter of this book takes readers on a different... [more]

$59.99

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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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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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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]

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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

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

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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]

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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

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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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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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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]

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Wildlife of the Arctic

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Wildlife of the Arctic

Richard Sale

Geographical discovery & exploration; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

This book celebrates the Arctic, exploring the natural history that has so inspired generations. [more]

$44.99

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Weather

Hardback

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES, PETER WOHLLEBEN, INVITES US TO RECONNECT WITH NATUREAs soon as we step out... [more]

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

J.M. Shick

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

This book uniquely treats the many manifestations of corals in biology and geology; how diverse corals came to figure in art,... [more]

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Sunflowers

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Sunflowers

Stephen A. Harris

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Sunflowers unravels the interplay between the biology of sunflowers and human cultures over the last 6,000 years. It explores... [more]

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Walker's Mammals of the World: Monotremes, Marsupials, Afrotherians, Xenarthrans, and Sundatherians

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Walker's Mammals of the World: Monotremes, Marsupials, Afrotherians, Xenarthrans,...

Ronald M. Nowak

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Walker's vision, the text smoothly combines in-depth scholarship with a popular, readable style to preserve and enhance what... [more]

$182.00

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The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The Updated Story of the Coelacanth

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The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The Updated Story of the Coelacanth

Mike Bruton

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

Paperback

The latest episode in the greatest fish discovery ever made The appearance of the Coelacanth was like a gigantic tidal wave... [more]

$54.95

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank (University of Rochester)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator on what the latest research on the existence and trajectories of alien civilizations may... [more]

$38.95

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Palm

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Palm

Fred Gray

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In Palm Fred Gray portrays the cultural and historical significance of this iconic and controversial plant over thousands... [more]

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

Anthony Wilson

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

Paperback

Swamp is an engaging, accessible, informative, lavishly illustrated journey into the cultural and ecological histories of... [more]

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

Darryl Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Takes a global swoop from 30,000 feet down to the backyard bird feeder and pushes our understanding of the many aspects of... [more]

$27.99

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