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Ecology eBooks

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  • Sacred Nature

    How we can recover our bond with the natural world

    **'Filled with a timeless wisdom and deep humanity' - Guardian'KAREN ARMSTRONG IS A GENIUS' - A.N. Wilson, author of The Victorians and** Winnie and WolfIn this hugely powerful book, Karen Armstrong argues that if we want to avert environmental catastrophe, it is not enough to change our behaviour: we need to learn to think and feel differently about the natural world - to rekindle our spiritual ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Dune

    The breath-taking and Academy Award-nominated science fiction masterpiece

    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

  • Otherlands

    A World in the Making - A Sunday Times bestseller

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERShortlisted for the Wainright Prize'The best book on the history of life on Earth I have ever read' Tom Holland'Epically cinematic... A book of almost unimaginable riches' Sunday TimesThis is the past as we've never seen it before.Otherlands is an epic, exhilarating journey into deep time, showing us the Earth as it used to exist, an... ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $3.84 AUD

  • The Great Dune Trilogy

    Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Three of the greatest SF novels in the world in one bumper omnibus'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POST'I know nothing comparable to it except The Lord of the Rings' Arthur C ClarkeHerbert's evocative, epic tales are set on the desert planet Arrakis, the focus for a complex political and military struggle with galaxy-wide repercussions.Arrakis is the source of spice, a mind ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

    **Finalist for the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award"A call to action that underscores a common goal: to change the world from the ground up." —Dan Barber, author of The Third Plate**For centuries, agricultural practices have eroded the soil that farming depends on, stripping it of the organic matter vital to its productivity. Now conventional agriculture is threatening disaster for ... Read more

    $34.31 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

  • The Sign

    What event could unite the world in peace - or in war? From the bestselling author of THE LAST TEMPLAR.A remote shelf in the Arctic circle. A small TV crew is braving the harsh conditions to film the breaking off of a major ice shelf - yet another nail in the planet's eco-coffin. Then someone calls out, pointing at something up in the sky overhead. The camera pans up and they look up to see a ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Invisible Rainbow

    A History of Electricity and Life

    5g is being rolled out across the country, despite growing evidence that it is disruptive to our health, our safety, and the environment. The Invisible Rainbow is the groundbreaking story of electricity as it’s never been told before—exposing its very real impact on the biosphere and human health.100,000 copies sold!Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity ... Read more

    $29.36 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

    $18.25 AUD

  • Ecology of the Planted Aquarium

    A Practical Manual and Scientific Treatis

    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

    $23.53 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Explainer

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

    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

  • The Secret Life of the Forest

    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

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

  • 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

  • Global Megatrends

    Seven Patterns of Change Shaping Our Future

    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

  • Biomimicry

    Innovation Inspired by Nature

    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

  • Stung!

    On Jellyfish Blooms and the Future of the Ocean

    Our oceans are becoming increasingly inhospitable to life—growing toxicity and rising temperatures coupled with overfishing have led many marine species to the brink of collapse. And yet there is one creature that is thriving in this seasick environment: the beautiful, dangerous, and now incredibly numerous jellyfish. As foremost jellyfish expert Lisa-ann Gershwin describes in Stung!, the ... Read more

    $25.84 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