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  • Dune

    Now a major new film from the director of Blade Runner 2049

    by Frank Herbert

    series S.F. MASTERWORKS
    'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings' Arthur C Clarke'It is possible that Dune is even more relevant now than when it was first published' NEW YORKERThe Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Slaying the Sky Dragon - Death of the Greenhouse Gas Theory

    by Dr Tim Ball Dr Claes Johnson Dr Martin Hertzberg Joseph A. Olson Alan Siddons Dr Oliver K. Manuel Dr Charles Anderson Hans Schreuder John O'Sullivan

    Even before publication Slaying the Sky Dragon was destined to be the benchmark for future generations of climate researchers. This is the world's first and only full volume refutation of the greenhouse gas theory of man-made global warming. Nine leading international experts methodically expose how willful fakery and outright incompetence were hidden within the politicized realm of government ... Read more

    $15.28 AUD

  • Freshwater Ecology

    Concepts and Environmental Applications of Limnology

    by Walter K. Dodds and 1 more

    series Aquatic Ecology
    For this second edition of his acclaimed textbook, Walter Dodds is joined by co-author Matt Whiles to expand and improve the coverage of both basic and applied aspects of freshwater ecology. This student introduction has been developed with the addition of new sections and box features which allow the reader access to more detailed material without distracting from the clear descriptions of the ... Read more

    $112.52 AUD

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

    by Robin Wall Kimmerer

    '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

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

    by Harold Cogger

    Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia is a complete guide to Australia’s rich and varied herpetofauna, including frogs, crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes. For each of the 1218 species there is a description of its appearance, distribution and habits. These descriptions are also accompanied by distribution maps and, in many cases, one of the book's more than 1000 colour photographs ... Read more

    $128.03 AUD

  • Origins

    How the Earth Shaped Human History

    by Lewis Dartnell

    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

  • In the Shadow of Man

    by Jane Goodall

    Jane 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. 'Jane Goodall's work has already passed into the legends of culture...and represents one of the Western world's great scientific achievements ...Chimps, as ... Read more

    $13.99 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

    $18.80 AUD

  • The Invisible Rainbow

    A History of Electricity and Life

    by Arthur Firstenberg

    50,000 copies sold! Cell towers, Wi-fi, 5G: Electricity has shaped the modern world. But how has it affected our health and environment?Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity is ‘safe’ for humanity and the planet. Scientist and journalist Arthur Firstenberg disrupts this conviction by telling the story of electricity in a way it has never been told before ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Understanding the Global Warming Hoax

    by Leo Johnson

    The propaganda of man-made global warming has been promoted by those with a political agenda. Scientific evidence supporting man-made global warming has now been investigated by scientists and found to be baseless. Are you ready for the facts? Each myth is exposed in this handy book. ... Read more

    $4.15 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    by CSIRO Publishing

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Ecology of the Planted Aquarium

    A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatis

    by Diana Louise Walstad

    Book presents scientific information that hobbyists can use to set up and maintain successful planted freshwater aquaria. Book contains practical tips using a question-and-answer format in boxes scattered throughout the text. Although the author prefers “low-tech” methods, she lays out the science that underlies all methods. The author shows that hobbyists can create thriving planted freshwater ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Adventures in the Anthropocene

    A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made

    by Gaia Vince

    ** Winner of Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2015 **We live in epoch-making times. The changes we humans have made in recent decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.6 billion-year history. As a result, our planet is said to be crossing into the Anthropocene – the Age of Humans.Gaia Vince decided to travel the world at the start of this new age to see ... Read more

    $14.99 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 YEARA Telegraph, Financial Times, New Statesman, Telegraph and Observer Book of the Year 2020The new bestseller from the author of The Shepherd's Life'A heartfelt book and one that dares to hope' Alan Bennett'A beautifully-written story of a family, a home and a changing landscape' <stro... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Secret Life of the Forest

    by Richard M. Ketchum

    In any given year, millions of people visit one or more of the 154 national forests in the United States, not to mention the hundreds of thousands who spend some time in the private forests of the nation. All of them - hikers, hunters, fishermen, campers, and canoeists - are drawn to the woods for some special reason. Yet few of them see the forest as a whole, as the web of life it truly is. Here, ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

    by Greta Thunberg

    The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. Her actions ended up sparking a global movement for action against the climate crisis, inspiring millions of pupils to go ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle

    by Bob Waldrop

    This is a good-life design guide forMillennials, Boomers, and Generation X.Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threatsof peak oil, climate instability,economic irrationality, and political criminality.iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.This book is about empowerment. Far too many of us feel powerless in the fact of ... Read more

    $2.51 AUD

  • Every Breath You Take

    A User's Guide to the Atmosphere

    by Mark Broomfield

    A fascinating journey through the atmosphere that will leave you breathless.With seven million early deaths a year linked to air pollution, air quality is headline news around the world. But how do we measure air pollution and what on earth is an odour panel? Why are property prices higher upwind of cities? Should we buy, hold on to, or avoid a diesel car? And will our grandchildren inherit an ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Global Megatrends

    Seven Patterns of Change Shaping Our Future

    by Stefan Hajkowicz

    A scarcity of natural resources. The challenge to protect biodiversity and the global climate. Rapid economic growth and urbanisation in Asia and the developing world. Changing demographics and an ageing population. The impact of new digital technologies. Consumer expectations for services, experiences and social interaction. An imperative to innovate. Megatrends are gradual yet powerful ... Read more

    $28.04 AUD

  • 1493

    How Europe's Discovery of the Americas Revolutionized Trade, Ecology and Life on Earth

    by Charles C. Mann

    Two hundred million years ago the earth consisted of a single vast continent, Pangea, surrounded by a great planetary sea. Continental drift tore apart Pangaea, and for millennia the hemispheres were separate, evolving almost entirely different suites of plants and animals. Columbus's arrival in the Americas brought together these long-separate worlds. Many historians believe that this collision ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland's Tropics

    by Derrick Stone

    Queensland’s tropics provide numerous environments for enjoyable walking: lush rainforests, cloud-shrouded mountains, extinct volcanoes, savanna woodlands, and magnificent beaches on the coast and Great Barrier Reef islands. This book brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Queensland’s tropics, located within the coastal strip between Rockhampton and Cooktown. Walks ... Read more

    $32.00 AUD

  • Blessed Unrest

    How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beau ty to the World

    by Paul Hawken

    The New York Times bestselling examination of the worldwide movement for social and environmental changePaul Hawken has spent more than a decade researching organizations dedicated to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. From billion-dollar nonprofits to single-person dot.causes, these groups collectively comprise the largest movement on earth, a movement that has no name, ... Read more

    $23.31 AUD

  • Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria

    by Derrick Stone

    For the first time in a single volume, this book brings together more than 150 of the best walks, tracks or trails in Victoria, which can be walked, cycled or driven by the moderately fit individual. They are located in national and state parks, state forests, conservation reserves, historic parks and local government and public easements. Other routes follow state highways, old railways and gold ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Biomimicry

    Innovation Inspired by Nature

    by Janine M Benyus

    Repackaged with a new afterword, this "valuable and entertaining" (New York Times Book Review) book explores how scientists are adapting nature's best ideas to solve tough 21st century problems.Biomimicry is rapidly transforming life on earth. Biomimics study nature's most successful ideas over the past 3.5 million years, and adapt them for human use. The results are revolutionizing how materials ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD