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  • The Great Melt

    Accounts from the Frontline of Climate Change

    by Alister Doyle ...
    The time for action is now.The fate of the world’s coasts rests on a knife edge as global warming melts ice sheets and glaciers from the Alps to the Andes. The choices we make now will determine whether oceans rise by a coast-swamping 1 metre by 2100 or whether we can save our coastal communities.From the glaciers of Antarctica and the high Andes, to the small island states of the Pacific and the ... Read more

    $20.56 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Ferals that Ate Australia

    From the bestselling author of The Dogs that Made Australia

    by Guy Hull ...
    Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of Australia's feral nightmareIsolation was once the impenetrable barrier that protected Australia and its unique fauna. But a little over two hundred years ago a foreign power took possession and brought with it the foreign animals that now dominate the country's ecosystem. They are the enemy within.Since that time, around 10 per cent of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How Beautiful We Were

    by Imbolo Mbue ...
    'Sweeping and quietly devastating' New York Times 'A David and Goliath story for our times' O, the Oprah Magazine Set in the fictional African village of Kosawa, How Beautiful We Were tells the story of a people living in fear amidst environmental degradation wrought by an American oil company. Pipeline spills have rendered farmlands infertile. Children are dying from drinking toxic water. ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • My Family and Other Animals

    series The Corfu Trilogy
    My Family and Other Animals is the first book in The Corfu Trilogy, the inspiration for ITV'sThe Durrells.**The bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald DurrellEscaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting Leslie, bookworm Lawrence and budding naturalist Gerry, along with ... Read more

    $10.99 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

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  • Regeneration

    The Rescue of a Wild Land

    In 1995 the National Trust for Scotland acquired Mar Lodge Estate in the heart of the Cairngorms. Home to over 5,000 species, this vast expanse of Caledonian woodlands, subarctic mountains, bogs, moors, roaring burns and frozen lochs could be a place where environmental conservation and Highland field sports would exist in harmony. The only problem was that due to centuries of abuse by human hands ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • The Amur River

    Between Russia and China

    by Colin Thubron ...
    **'Thubron on top form. Richly detailed, immaculately written and full of insights and encounters that bring a complex corner of the world to life' Michael Palin*As serialised on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week***A FINANCIAL TIMES AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEAR****ONE OF THE DAILY TELEGRAPH'S BEST 75 BOOKS OF 2021**A dramatic and ambitious new journey from our greatest travel writer that makes a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....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 CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Bottleneck : Humanity's Impending Impasse

    Humanity's Impending Impasse

    Ecological roots of our toubled time are deeper than its economic manifestations. Anguished posterity will look back on this 21st century as the bottleneck century. Bottleneck: Humanitys Impending Impasse was written to show how and why three converging trends have put humankind in much deeper peril than is generally acknowledged. First, there are many more of us inhabiting this planet than it can ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Freshwater Ecology

    Concepts and Environmental Applications of Limnology

    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

  • The Book of Hope

    A Survival Guide for an Endangered Planet

    series Global Icons Series #1
    'A true hero' Greta ThunbergA legendary conservationist. A lifetime spent fighting for nature. An indispensable message of hope. Give this book as a Christmas gift and it might just change the world!The world-renowned naturalist and conservationist Jane Goodall has spent more than a half-century warning of our impact on our planet. From her famous encounters with chimpanzees in the forests of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • WALDEN or Life in the Woods

    WALDEN or, Life in the Woods, by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Uninhabitable Earth

    A Story of the Future

    ****SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**'An epoch-defining book' Matt Haig'If you read just one work of non-fiction this year, it should probably be this' David Sexton, Evening StandardSelected as a Book of the Year 2019 by the Sunday Times, Spectator and New StatesmanA Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019Longlisted for the PEN / E.O. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Under a Dark Cloud

    A compulsive British detective crime thriller

    by Louisa Scarr ...
    series Butler & West #2
    One dead body. One witness. One answer.Early one morning, DS Robin Butler is summoned to a crime scene. Not as a policeman, but as best friend to renowned meteorologist, Dr Finn Mason. The morning after studying an enormous storm, Finn has locked himself in a van. Bloodied, confused, and with no memory of how he came to be there. And alongside him – a dead body.Butler sets out to prove Finn’s ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Into Thin Air

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Jon Krakauer's acclaimed account of a disastrous expedition on Mt EverestThis is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history.In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 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

  • I Saw You Standing There: Green Mountain Book 3

    by Marie Force ...
    series Green Mountain #3
    From New York Times bestselling author Marie Force, creator of the beloved McCarthys of Gansett Island, Quantum and Fatal series, comes the third book in her Green Mountain series**. Fans of Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery and Jill Shalvis will love the** heartwarming, sexy romance series centered on the lives of the Abbott family.There's a budding romance on Butler Mountain, but in the Abbott ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Summer on the Italian Lakes

    the perfect feel good love story from bestselling author Lucy Coleman

    by Lucy Coleman ...
    Could one summer on the Italian coast change Brie's life forever?Brianna Middleton has won the hearts of millions of readers with her sweeping love stories. But the girl behind the typewriter is struggling... Not only does she have writer's block, but she's a world-famous romance author with zero romance in her own life.So the opportunity to spend the summer teaching at a writer's retreat in an ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • This Changes Everything

    Capitalism vs. the Climate

    by Naomi Klein ...
    From Naomi Klein, author of the #1 international bestsellers, The Shock Doctrine and No Logo, a must-read on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political changeWe seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Despite mounting scientific evidence, denialism is surging in many wealthy countries, and extreme fossil-fuel extraction gathers pace. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Superpower

    Australia's Low-Carbon Opportunity

    by Ross Garnaut ...
    The fog of Australian politics on climate change has obscured a fateful reality: Australia has the potential to be an economic superpower of the future post-carbon world.We have unparalleled renewable energy resources. We also have the necessary scientific skills. Australia could be the natural home for an increasing proportion of global industry. But how do we make this happen?In this crisp, ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Prodigal Summer

    It is summer in the Appalachian mountains and love, desire and attraction are in the air. From her outpost in an isolated mountain cabin, Deanna Wolfe, a reclusive wildlife biologist, watches a den of coyotes. She is caught off guard by a young hunter who invades her most private spaces and interrupts her solitary life. On a farm several miles down the mountain, Lusa Maluf Landowski, a bookish ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Plant Based Diet: The 101 Best Whole Foods To Prevent Disease And Live Longer

    One of the biggest problems in the diets of most people today is the fact that so much of our food consumption comes from processed meats and packaged foods. Not only will this cause the body’s natural pH balance to shift, setting you up for problems, but it’s also going to cause you to place a high number of toxins in your body that will end up damaging your organs, causing blood sugar ... Read more

    $1.25 AUD

  • Black Summer

    Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires

    Told by ABC journalists who were on the ground and broadcasting during our worst ever fire season, spearheaded by Michael RowlandThe bushfires that burnt across Australia from June 2019 to February 2020 were unprecedented. By the time the rains came, they had devoured more than 18 million hectares of bush and farm land, destroyed nearly 3000 homes, claimed the lives of 33 people, killed about a ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Eating Animals

    **To reduce risk of pandemics for ourselves, our gaze needs to turn to the health of animals.From the bestselling author of the essential new 2019 book on animal agriculture and climate crisis: We are the WeatherDiscover Jonathan Safran Foer's eye-opening and life-changing account of the meat we eat'Should be compulsory reading. A genuine masterwork. Read this book. It will change you' Time Out* ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD