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Rivers

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    Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Narrated by Roy McMillan ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 2 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the Best Nonfiction Audiobook at the New York Festival Radio Awards 2020.A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st C... ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eric Sloane's Weather Book

    by Eric Sloane ...
    Narrated by Chris Mattews ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 42 min

    "Amateur weather forecasters (which includes just about everyone) will find this volume an informative and entertaining account of the why and how of the weather." — The Nation In simple language, Eric Sloane explains the whys and wherefores of weather and weather forecasting — and does it in a style that's universally appealing. With humor and common sense shining through in a book that's also ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Overrun

    Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

    by Andrew Reeves ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 26 min

    Politicians, ecologists, and government wildlife officials are fighting a desperate rearguard action to halt the onward reach of Asian Carp, four troublesome fish now within a handful of miles from entering Lake Michigan. From aquaculture farms in Arkansas to the bayous of Louisiana; from marshlands in Indiana to labs in Minnesota; and from the Illinois River to the streets of Chicago where the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Edge of Redfish Lake

    Narrated by Conrad Jungmann Jr. ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 14 min

    Alaska’s salmon fisheries have long been the origin of adventure, intrigue, hard-earned money, danger, mystery, and tragedy. In 1988, as journalist Julian Hopkins tried to make sense out of his best friend’s drowning, he found out the fatally-beautiful Bristol Bay was also the lair of a killer ... an angered one who at season’s end would follow him home and drag him into the heart of Seattle’s ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Breakpoint

    Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

    Unabridged

    8 hours 7 min

    Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fishermen, scientists, and policymakers to better understand the mounting environmental problems ravaging the United States. Along their journey, which quickly expands to California, Florida, and New York, the pair uncovered surprising and profound ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rivers of Power

    How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World

    Narrated by Victor Bevine ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 5 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Rivers, more than any road, technology or political event, have shaped the course of civilization.In Rivers of Power, geographer Laurence C. Smith tells the sweeping story of rivers and how they made us. Rivers have opened frontiers, defined borders, supported trade, generated energy and fed billions. Most of our greatest cities stand on river banks or deltas, and our ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    To the River

    A Journey beneath the Surface

    by Olivia Laing ...
    Narrated by Kate Reading ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 29 min

    Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology, and folklore.Lyrical and stirring, To the River is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape—and ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Song for the River

    Narrated by Adam Verner ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 43 min

    From one of the last working fire lookouts comes this sequel to the award-winning Fire Season―a story of calamity and resilience in the world’s first wilderness.A dozen years into his dream job keeping watch over the Gila National Forest of New Mexico, Philip Connors bore witness to the blaze he had always feared: a megafire that forced him off his mountain by helicopter and forever changed the ... Read more

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    Holding Back the River

    The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways

    Narrated by Samantha Desz ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 10 min

    A revelatory work of reporting on the men and women wrestling to harness and preserve America’s most vital natural resource: our rivers.The Mississippi. The Missouri. The Ohio. America’s rivers are the very lifeblood of our country. We need them for nourishing crops, for cheap bulk transportation, for hydroelectric power, for fresh drinking water. Rivers are also part of our mythology, our ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rivers

    A Very Short Introduction

    Narrated by John Leistner ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 31 min

    Rivers have acted as cradles for civilization and agents of disaster; a river may be a barrier or a highway, it can support trade and sediment, culture and conflict. This Very Short Introduction is a celebration of rivers in all their diversity. Geographer Nick Middleton covers a wide and eclectic range of river-based themes, from physical geography to mythology, to industrial history and literary ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Walking the Nile

    by Levison Wood ...
    Narrated by Gildart Jackson ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 12 min

    Starting in November 2013 in a forest in Rwanda, where a modest spring spouts a trickle of clear, cold water, Levison Wood set forth on foot, aiming to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Nile. He followed the river for nine months, over 4,000 miles, through six nations-Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, the Republic of Sudan, and Egypt-to the Mediterranean coast. Like his ... Read more

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    Casting Shadows: Fish and Fishing in Britain

    by Tom Fort ...
    Narrated by Paul Hilliar ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 36 min

    A Times and Sunday Times Book of the YearPeer into the secret, silent world of the freshwater fish and explore evolution of the art and industry of fishing in Britain's rivers and streams.From cunning Neolithic traps, intricate Roman nets and quarrellous Victorian societies to the evolution of angling and eventual gentrification of river access, this history spans thousands of years and ends with ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Science Be Dammed

    How Ignoring Inconvenient Science Drained the Colorado River

    Narrated by Joel Richards ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours

    Science Be Dammed is an alarming reminder of the high stakes in the management-and perils in the mismanagement-of water in the western United States. It seems deceptively simple: even when clear evidence was available that the Colorado River could not sustain ambitious dreaming and planning by decision-makers throughout the twentieth century, river planners and political operatives irresponsibly ... Read more

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    Riverman: An American Odyssey

    by Ben McGrath ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 57 min

    Riverman: An American Odyssey uncovers the story of an extraordinary man and his puzzling dissapearance, and paints a picture of the singular spirit of America’s riverbank towns.‘The peace of mind I found, largely alone, on that white-water mecca convinced me that life was capable of exquisite pleasure and undefined meaning deep in the face of failure. The experience itself is the reward.’ Dick ... Read more

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    Ice Rivers

    by Jemma Wadham ...
    Narrated by Jemma Wadham ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The ice sheets and glaciers that currently cover one-tenth of the planet's land surface are today in grave peril. Locked up within them is a vast proportion of Earth's freshwater - but the ice is fast melting as our climate warms at an accelerating rate. High up in the Alps, Andes and Himalaya, once-indomitable glaciers are retreating, even dying; meanwhile, in Antarctica ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wild Fell

    Fighting for nature on a Lake District hill farm

    by Lee Schofield ...

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.In 2015, England's last and loneliest golden eagle died in an unmarked spot among the remote eastern fells of the Lake District. It was a tragic day for the nation's wildlife, but the fight to restore the landscape had already begun.Lee Schofield, ecologist and site manager for RSPB Haweswater is leading efforts to breathe life back into two hill farms and their thirty ... Read more

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    Goodbye to a River

    A Narrative

    by John Graves ...
    Narrated by Henry Strozier ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 28 min

    A classic from the Lone Star State, John Graves' Goodbye to a River is a poignant narrative of one man's journey by canoe down the river of his memories. Along the way, he describes the colorful Texas landscape and recounts its rich history. When Graves learns that the river he knew and loved as a youth-the Brazos in north-central Texas-is slated to be dammed at multiple points, he understands ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Amur River

    Between Russia and China

    by Colin Thubron ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 13 min

    ** SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021 **Brought to you by Penguin.A dramatic and ambitious new journey for our greatest travel writerThe Amur River is almost unknown. Yet it is the tenth longest river in the world, rising in the Mongolian mountains and flowing through Siberia to the Pacific. For 1,100 miles it forms the tense border between Russia and China. Haunted by the ... Read more

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    Kings of the Yukon

    An Alaskan River Journey

    by Adam Weymouth ...
    Narrated by Charlie Anson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 12 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Kings of the Yukon by Andy Weymouth, read by Charlie Anson.The Yukon river is over 2,000 miles long, flowing northwest from Canada through the Yukon Territory and Alaska to the Bering Sea. Every summer, hundreds of thousands of King salmon migrate the distance of this river to their spawning grounds, where they breed and die, in what is the longest salmon ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rag and Bone

    A Family History of What We've Thrown Away

    by Lisa Woollett ...
    Narrated by Karen Cass ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 27 min

    From relics of Georgian empire-building and slave-trading, through Victorian London's barged-out refuse to 1980s fly-tipping and the pervasiveness of present-day plastics, Rag and Bone traces the story of our rubbish, and, through it, our history of consumption.In a series of beachcombing and mudlarking walks - beginning in the Thames in central London, then out to the Kentish estuary and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ganges

    The Many Pasts of an Indian River

    by Sudipta Sen ...
    Narrated by Neil Shah ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 36 min

    A sweeping, interdisciplinary history of the world's third-largest river, a potent symbol across South Asia and the Hindu diaspora. Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to the merchants that ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial