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Ecology

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  • Finding the Mother Tree

    Uncovering the Wisdom and Intelligence of the Forest

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'A scientific memoir as gripping as any HBO drama series' Kate Kellaway, ObserverA dazzling scientific detective story from the ecologist who first discovered the hidden language of treesNo one has done more to transform our understanding of trees than the world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard. Now she shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering startling truths ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Toxic

    The Rotting Underbelly of the Tasmanian Salmon Industry

    In a triumph of marketing, the Tasmanian salmon industry has for decades succeeded in presenting itself as world’s best practice and its product as healthy and clean, grown in environmentally pristine conditions. What could be more appealing than the idea of Atlantic salmon sustainably harvested in some of the world’s purest waters?But what are we eating when we eat Tasmanian salmon?Richard ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Shipped

    If you're looking for a witty, escapist, enemies-to-lovers rom-com, filled with 'sun, sea and sexual tension', this is the book for you!

    by Angie Hockman ...
    'The perfect slice of vacation in book form' ROSIE DANANPerfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Sally Thorne, escape with Shipped - the whipsmart and escapist romantic comedy that celebrates the power of second chances and the magic of new beginnings.'Witty, romantic, and completely addictive' LAUREN LAYNE**'Shipped is a sweet, sunny getaway of a novel' SARAH HOGLE'Shi... ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Eating to Extinction

    The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them

    by Dan Saladino ...
    'A book of wonders' Bee Wilson, Sunday Times, Books of the Year'Dan Saladino inspires us to believe that turning the tide is still possible.' Yotam Ottolenghi'I love this book... I wish the whole world could read it' Raymond BlancEating to Extinction is an astonishing journey through the past, present and future of food, a love letter to the diversity of global food culture... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Permaculture Design: A Step by Step Guide

    A Step By Step Guide

    by Aranya ...
    This full colour book explains the design process and is based on course worksheets which have been designed, refined and tested on students over time. If you already have a basic knowledge of permaculture, from either reading another book or attending a course, then this guide is probably just what you need to build on your prior knowledge and put it into practical application. While it includes ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Burnt Out

    How do you start again when your life is a smoking ruin?She lost everything in a bushfire and became the celebrity face of climate change. But is fame and living with a billionaire all it's cracked up to be? A warm and witty story for our times.'Here's to rising from the ashes ...'Calida Lyons is having a very bad week. She's long past deadline for her still unwritten second novel; her husband has ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Irreplaceable

    The fight to save our wild places

    Lose yourself in the beauty of nature this winter...A ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020For readers of George Monbiot, Isabella Tree and Robert Macfarlane - an urgent and lyrical account of endangered places around the globe and the people fighting to save them.'Powerful, timely, beautifully written and wonderfully hopeful' Rob Cowen, author of Common GroundAll across ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Origins

    How the Earth Shaped Human History

    Read the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the Earth's awesome impact on the shape of human civilisations.'Stands comparison with Sapiens... Thrilling' Sunday TimesHuman evolution in East Africa was driven by geological forces. Ancient Greece developed democracy because of its mountainous terrain. Voting behaviour in the United States today follows the bed of an ancient sea.Professor Lewis ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Volume V: Who Are We?

    Our civilization will be the first in the entire history of the planet to unite the opposites: the technocratic world and the achievements of the divine creations. This is not a fantasy, it is the great future. We can sense it already, today.Tens of thousands of Russian citizens have already begun to materialize it. They are doing so without support from governments and states. Millions are ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    'A hymn of love to the world ... A journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, LoveAs a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Guns, Germs And Steel

    A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years

    by Jared Diamond ...
    This book answers the most obvious, the most important, yet the most difficult question about human history: why history unfolded so differently on different continents. Geography and biogeography, not race, moulded the contrasting fates of Europeans, Asians, Native Americans, sub-Saharan Africans, and aboriginal Australians.An ambitious synthesis of history, biology, ecology and linguistics, Guns ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • How to Live Plastic Free

    a day in the life of a plastic detox

    **Thank you for choosing this book - it shows that you care about the future of our planet.Whether you decide to go plastic free for an hour, a day or a year, this book will equip you with little steps we can each take to make a big difference.Let's turn the tide on plastic now - our oceans will thank you for it.**Choking. Starving. Poisoning.This is what plastic litter is doing to marine life. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

  • An Immense World

    How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

    by Ed Yong ...
    The Earth teems with sights and textures, sounds and vibrations, smells and tastes, electric and magnetic fields. But every animal is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of an immense world. This book welcomes us into previously unfathomable dimensions - the world as it is truly perceived by other animals.We encounter beetles that are drawn to fires, turtles ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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  • Back from the Brink

    How Australia's Landscape Can Be Saved

    by Peter Andrews ...
    Featured on Australian Story, Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced bankruptcy and family break-up. But now, on the brink of ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A Zoo in My Luggage

    The true and hilarious story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife set up their own zoo. Journeying to the Cameroons, he and his wife, helped by the renowned Fon of Bafut, managed to collect 'plenty beef.' Their difficulties began when they found themselves back at home, with Cholmondely the chimpanzee, Bug-Eye the bush-baby, and other founder members... and nowhere to put them ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Climate Wars

    by Gwynne Dyer ...
    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival.An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature—which is almost inevitable—could heat global politics to boiling ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The World Without Us

    by Alan Weisman ...
    "On the day after humans disappear, nature takes over and immediately begins cleaning house - or houses, that is. Cleans them right off the face of the earth. They all go."What if mankind disappeared right now, forever ... what would happen to the Earth in a week, a year, a millennium? Could the planet's climate ever recover from human activity? How would nature destroy our huge cities and our ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Into the Woods

    The Battle for Tasmania’s Forests

    by Anna Krien ...
    For many years, the Tasmanian wilderness has been the site of a fierce struggle. At stake is the future of old-growth forests. Loggers and police face off with protesters deep in the forest, while savage political games are played in the courts and parliaments.In Into the Woods, Anna Krien, armed with a notebook, a sleeping bag and a rusty sedan, ventures behind the battlelines to see what it is ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Fathoms

    the world in the whale

    by Rebecca Giggs ...
    WINNER OF THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTIONWINNER OF THE NIB LITERARY AWARDFINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE FOR NONFICTIONHIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR WRITING ON GLOBAL CONSERVATIONA SUNDAY INDEPENDENT BOOK OF THE YEAR‘There is a kind of hauntedness in wild animals today: a spectre related to environmental change … ... ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • English Pastoral

    An Inheritance - The Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Shepherd's Life

    by James Rebanks ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES NATURE BOOK OF THE YEARThe new bestseller from the author of The Shepherd's Life'A beautifully written story of a family, a home and a changing landscape' Nigel SlaterAs a boy, James Rebanks's grandfather taught him to work the land the old way. Their family farm in the Lake District hills was part of an ancient agricultural landscape: a patchwork of crops and mead... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Spillover

    the powerful, prescient book that predicted the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

    by David Quammen ...
    Read this gripping, timely book about the transmission of deadly viruses from animal to human populations, and how we can fight the current Covid-19 pandemic.WITH A NEW AFTERWORD ON CORONAVIRUSAs globalization spreads and as we destroy the ancient ecosystems, we encounter strange and dangerous infections that originate in animals but that can be transmitted to humans. Diseases that were contained ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Sunburnt Country

    The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia

    What was Australia’s climate like before official weather records began? How do scientists use tree-rings, ice cores and tropical corals to retrace the past? What do Indigenous seasonal calendars reveal? And what do settler diary entries about rainfall, droughts, bushfires and snowfalls tell us about natural climate cycles?Sunburnt Country pieces together Australia’s climate history for the first ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of Man

    by Jane Goodall ...
    'One of history's most impressive field studies; an instant animal classic' TIMEJane Goodall's classic account of primate research provides an impressively detailed and absorbing account of the early years of her field study of, and adventures with, chimpanzees in Tanzania, Africa. It is a landmark for everyone to enjoy. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The One-Straw Revolution

    An Introduction to Natural Farming

    Call it “Zen and the Art of Farming” or a “Little Green Book,” Masanobu Fukuoka’s manifesto about farming, eating, and the limits of human knowledge presents a radical challenge to the global systems we rely on for our food. At the same time, it is a spiritual memoir of a man whose innovative system of cultivating the earth reflects a deep faith in the wholeness and balance of the natural world. ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD $19.13 AUD