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Natural Disasters

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    Storms of My Grandchildren

    The Truth about the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity

    by James Hansen ...
    Narrated by John Allen Nelson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 28 min

    In Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen-the nation's leading scientist on climate issues-speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: the planet is hurtling even more rapidly than previously acknowledged to a climatic point of no return. Although Hansen was Al Gore's science adviser for the 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth, his recent data shows that our ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    COVID-19

    What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine

    Unabridged

    2 hours 41 min

    Australia and New Zealand editionFrom award-winning science journalist Dr Michael Mosley: The story of COVID-19, the greatest public health threat of our time ...This book charts the trajectory of a novel virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread.Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley provides a fascinating and detailed understanding of the ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Under a Flaming Sky

    The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    On September 1, 1894 two forest fires converged on the town of Hinckley, Minnesota, trapping over 2,000 people. Daniel J. Brown recounts the events surrounding the fire in the first and only book on to chronicle the dramatic story that unfolded. Whereas Oregon's famous "Biscuit" fire in 2002 burned 350,000 acres in one week, the Hinckley fire did the same damage in five hours. The fire created its ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Katastrofer

    Narrated by Morten Rønnelund ...
    series Historiens vendepunkter #22

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    Vulkanudbrud, epidemier og jordskælv har flere gange ændret historiens gang. Byer er forsvundet i aske, lava og flammer eller lagt øde af pest. Da den sorte død hærgede sidst i middelalderen, døde omkring halvdelen af Europas befolkning, og da en voldsom orkan 8. september 1900 ramte den amerikanske østkyst, døde 8.000 indbyggere i byen Galveston. Skibskatastrofer kan få lige så alvorlige følger, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    The Day the World Ended

    The Mount Pelee Disaster: May 7, 1902

    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 38 min

    In late April 1902, Mount Pelee, a volcano on the Caribbean island Martinique, began to wake up. It emitted clouds of ash and smoke for two weeks until violently erupting on May 8. Over 30,000 residents of St. Pierre were killed; they burned to death under rivers of hot lava and suffocated under pounds of hot ash. Only three people managed to survive: a prisoner trapped in a dungeon-like jail cell ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Planet Drama

    How natural disasters shape life on Earth

    by Science News ...
    Narrated by Ashley Klanac ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 23 min

    From asteroids and gamma-ray bursts to volcanoes, landslides and tornadoes, there are a lot of disasters with the potential to wipe out life on Earth. The stories that follow from Science News and Science News for Students explore the natural disasters that have killed flora and fauna, including humans, throughout history on the planet. Listen and learn about how scientists are trying to ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Year Without Summer

    1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    1816 was a remarkable year-mostly for the fact that there was no summer. As a result of a volcanic eruption at Mount Tambora in Indonesia, weather patterns were disrupted worldwide for months, allowing for excessive rain, frost, and snowfall through much of the Northeastern US and Europe in the summer of 1816. In the US, the extraordinary weather produced food shortages, religious revivals, and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Burgundia

    Narrated by Thomas Gulstad ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 47 min

    Roman om Øen, Himlen og HavetNatten mellem den 17. og 18. september 1958 forliser MS Burgundia på vej fra Fakse til Rønne. Det sker i Hammervandet, omkring 12 sømil vest for Rønne ... Sådan starter Hans Henrik Møllers underfundige roman om Bornholm.BURGUNDIA er en geografisk roman, der fabulerende og frodigt understreger, hvad moderne mennesker synes at have glemt: At mennesker eller individer ... Read more

    $21.40 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Mallacoota Time

    by Milena Cifali ...
    Narrated by Milena Cifali ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 38 min

    Highly-regarded creative talent Milena Cifali is an award winning singer-songwriter and poet, who, along with her partner Jim Horvath, lost her home, instruments and beloved parrots in the Mallacoota bushfires on New Year's Eve 2019. Out of adversity, Milena has written a heartfelt book, sharing her personal journey towards recovery, against the larger backdrop of an unprecedented bushfire season ... Read more

    $44.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Disaster Survival Guide

    The Ultimate Life-Saving Manual To Survive Any Emergency

    by David Burke ...
    Narrated by Tom Fria ...
    series Disaster Survival Guide Kit #1

    Unabridged

    4 hours 11 min

    You Know How To Survive A Disaster?If the answer is "NO," then the Disaster Survival Handbook is a MUST-HAVE!This is a reference book on how to stay alive in man-made and natural disasters.Prepare yourself with the skills you need, because you never know when tragedy hits!If disaster strikes, the world changes. Everything we've come to rely on is in doubt, and we often find ourselves with only our ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Ship and the Storm

    Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome

    by Jim Carrier ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 57 min

    Captain Guyan March had spent his entire professional career aboard Windjammer Barefoot Cruises’ fleet of extravagant tall ships that carry passengers on weeklong fantasy cruises spiced with rum and sun. When he agreed to command the Fantome, Windjammer’s marquee ship, a beautiful 282-foot schooner that “sailed like a pig” in the Gulf of Honduras, he knew that a storm would leave him little space ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Collins – Our Amazing Planet: For ages 7–11

    by Various ...
    Narrated by Jenny Bryce, Paul Panting ...
    series Collins

    Unabridged

    1 hour 57 min

    A brilliant collection taking an in-depth look at our world from the incredible coral reefs to the dangerous volcanoes, plus a bonus nature-themed poetry collection for the whole family to enjoy. Hours of audio fun to keep children entertained while on the move!Introduce your children to four information books about animals around the world, touching on topics such as migration and animal welfare, ... Read more

    $8.31 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Into the Storm

    Two Ships, a Deadly Hurricane, and an Epic Battle for Survival

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 48 min

    **“An intense, immersive deep dive into a wild, dangerous, and unknown world, written with the pace and appeal of a great thriller. This is nonfiction at its very best.”—Lee ChildThe true story of two doomed ships and a daring search-and-rescue operation that shines a light on the elite Coast Guard swimmers trained for the most dangerous ocean missions**In late September 2015, Hurricane Joaquin ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Environmental Reflections

    series Non-Fiction/Study

    Unabridged

    4 hours 27 min

    Issues mankind faces today are global warming, climate change, widespread pollution of natural elements, environmental degradation and resource depletion.Environment protection does not suffer from the dearth of scientific data or the absence of laws and regulations on the subject. What is absent is a consistent and determined mindset of the authorities and the people in general to implement the ... Read more

    $11.23 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917

    by Michael Punke ...
    Narrated by William Roberts ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    From the #1 international bestselling author of The Revenant – the book that inspired the award-winning movie – comes the remarkable true story of the worst mining disaster in American history.In 1917, the lives of a company of miners changed forever when the underground labyrinth of tunnels in which they worked burst into flames. Within an hour, more than four hundred men would be locked in a ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Body Count

    How climate change is killing us

    by Paddy Manning ...
    Narrated by Laurence Brewer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    Suddenly, when the country caught fire, people realised what the government has not: that climate change is killing us.But climate deaths didn’t start in 2019. Medical officers have been warning of a health emergency as temperatures rise for years, and for at least a decade Australians have been dying from the plagues of climate change – from heat, flood, disease, smoke. And now, pandemic.In this ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency

    by Mark Lynas ...
    Narrated by Richard Burnip ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 59 min

    This book must not be ignored. It really is our final warning.Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it’s only looking worse.We are living in a climate emergency. But how much worse could it get? Will civilisation collapse? Are we already past the point of no return? What kind of future can our children ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Weather 101

    From Doppler Radar and Long-Range Forecasts to the Polar Vortex and Climate Change, Everything You Need to Know about the Study of Weather

    Narrated by Fred Sanders ...
    series Adams 101

    Unabridged

    7 hours 23 min

    In this clear and straight new guide from the author of Grammar 101 and Weather 101, get a crash course in understanding the science behind weather and weather prediction.Weather is everywhere, and while it’s typically not thought about most of the time, it can get everyone’s attention in an instant—whether it’s the swirling destruction of a tornado, the wreckage from a hurricane, or the havoc of ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Run the Storm

    A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro

    Narrated by L.J. Ganser ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 18 min

    In the bestselling tradition of The Perfect Storm and The Finest Hours, “an exquisitely written and dramatic book…a literary page-turner” (Doug Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Horse Soldiers)—the 2015 mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle, taking with it thirty-three lives.On October 1, 2015, the SS El Faro, a ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Klockan 10.31 på morgonen i Khao Lak

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    Den 26 december 2004 förlorade 220 000 människor livet i en tsunami i paradisorten Khao Lak, Thailand. Bland de döda fanns Pigge Werkelins fru Ulrika och deras två små söner, Charlie och Max. I boken berättar Pigge om den fruktansvärda tragedin som förändrade hans och så många andras liv, och riktar kritik mot svenska myndigheters hantering av katastrofarbetet. Lena Katarina Swanberg föddes i ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

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    Young Men & Fire

    Narrated by John Maclean ...

    Abridged

    6 hours 2 min

    On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the U.S. Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in Montana wilderness. Less than an hour later, all but three were dead or fatally burned in a "blowup," an explosive 2,000 degree firestorm 300 feet deep and 200 feet tall. Winner of a 1992 National Book Critic Award, Young Men & Fire ... Read more

    $26.16 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    101 Amazing Facts about Natural Disasters

    Narrated by Andrew Baldwin ...
    series 101 Amazing Facts #13

    Unabridged

    1 hour 21 min

    What exactly is an avalanche? Why do tropical cyclones spin in different directions? What is the deadliest heat wave ever to have been recorded? And what are the three different types of lightning? In this fascinating audiobook, narrator Andrew Baldwin answers all these questions and more as he talks us through over one hundred amazing facts about the world’s most deadly natural disasters. From ... Read more

    $14.18 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Collins – Our Amazing Planet: For ages 7–11

    Narrated by Laurence Bouvard, Eric Meyers ...
    series Collins

    Unabridged

    1 hour 55 min

    A brilliant collection taking an in-depth look at our world from the incredible coral reefs to the dangerous volcanoes, plus a bonus nature-themed poetry collection for the whole family to enjoy. Hours of audio fun to keep children entertained while on the move!Introduce your children to four information books about animals around the world, touching on topics such as migration and animal welfare, ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How It All Ends

    Narrated by Alex Boyles ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    The Book of Revelation, the Maya, Nostradamus—humans have speculated about the end since, well, the beginning. In this book, we look at several “end of the world” scenarios—or at least, things that could make human life really difficult. ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial