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Environmental Conservation & Protection

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  • Orwell's Roses

    Roses, pleasure and politics: a fresh take on Orwell as an avid gardener, whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world.'I loved this book... An exhilarating romp through Orwell's life and times' Margaret Atwood'Expansive and thought-provoking' IndependentOutside my work the thing I care most about is gardening - George OrwellInspired by her encounter with the su... ... Read more

    $27.38 AUD

  • The Proof is in the Plants

    How science shows a plant-based diet could save your life (and the planet)

    by Simon Hill ...
    What if there was a way of eating that may help us live healthier for longer and protect the future of our planet, too?The good news is that evidence now shows a plant-based diet may offer us exactly that – and straight-talking nutritionist Simon Hill has done the hard work translating the science into actionable advice for everyday life.Before transitioning to a plant-based diet Simon held many ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • New Naturalism

    Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden

    In New Naturalism, horticulturist and modern plantsman Kelly D. Norris shares his inspiring, ecologically sound vision for home gardens created with stylish yet naturalistic plantings that mimic the wild spaces we covet, such as meadows, prairies, woodlands, and streamsides—far from the contrived, formal, high-maintenance plantings of the past.Through a basic introduction to plant biology and ... Read more

    $35.96 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

  • Diary of a Young Naturalist

    by Dara McAnulty ...
    Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty’s world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his connection to wildlife and the way he sees the world are raw in their telling.Diary of a Young Naturalist portrays Dara’s intense connection to the ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD $17.04 AUD

  • Country

    Future Fire, Future Farming

    What do you need to know to prosper as a people for at least 65,000 years? The First Knowledges series provides a deeper understanding of the expertise and ingenuity of Indigenous Australians. For millennia, Indigenous Australians harvested this continent in ways that can offer contemporary environmental and economic solutions. Bill Gammage and Bruce Pascoe demonstrate how Aboriginal people ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • The River

    A Journey Through The Murray-Darling Basin

    by Chris Hammer ...
    In The River, Chris Hammer takes us on a journey through Australia's heartland, following the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin, recounting his experiences, his impressions, and, above all, stories of the people he meets along the way. It's a journey punctuated with laughter, sadness and reflection. The River looks past the daily news reports and their sterile statistics, revealing the true ... Read more

    $15.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $16.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • An African Love Story

    Love, Life and Elephants

    Daphne Sheldrick's best-selling love story of romance, life and elephants, An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants is an incredible story from Africa's greatest living conservationist.A typical day for Daphne involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade.An African Love ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • 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

  • QI: The Book of Animal Ignorance

    Join QI's expedition into the animal kingdom to encounter 100 of its most remarkable subjects. Marvel at the elephants that walk on tiptoe, pigs that shine in the dark, and the woodlouse that drinks through its bottom.Albatrosses can fly non-stop for ten years without touching the ground. Box jellyfish have twenty-four eyes. Geese mourn their dead. Koalas don't drink. Monkeys pay to look at porn. ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • The Snow Leopard

    Enjoy this special edition hardback of one of the greatest pieces of travel and nature writing ever written. Go with Peter Matthiessen all the way to Dolpo, a Tibetan plateau in the high Himalayas.This is the account of a journey to the dazzling Tibetan plateau of Dolpo in the high Himalayas. In 1973 Matthiessen made the 250-mile trek to Dolpo, as part of an expedition to study wild blue sheep. It ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Future We Choose

    'Everyone should read this book' MATT HAIG

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Everyone should read this book' MATT HAIG'One of the most inspiring books I have ever read' YUVAL NOAH HARARI'Inspirational, compassionate and clear. The time to read this is NOW' MARK RUFFALO'Figueres and Rivett-Carnac dare to tell us how our response can create a better, fairer world' NAOMI KLEIN*****<stron... ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Feral

    Searching for Enchantment on the Frontiers of Rewilding

    **'Captivating. Will change the way you think about the natural world, and your place in it' Hugh Fearnley-WhittingstallIn Feral, George Monbiot, one of the world's most celebrated radical thinkers offers a riveting tale of possibility and travel in the wild**How many of us sometimes feel that we are scratching at the walls of this life, seeking to find our way into a wider space beyond? That our ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Let My People Go Surfing

    The Education of a Reluctant Businessman--Including 10 More Years of Business Unusual

    **"Wonderful . . . a moving autobiography, the story of a unique business, and a detailed blueprint for hope." —Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and SteelIn this newly revised 10th anniversary edition, Yvon Chouinard—legendary climber, businessman, environmentalist, and founder of Patagonia, Inc.—shares the persistence and courage that have gone into being head of one ... Read more

    $25.73 AUD $11.76 AUD

  • The Weather Makers

    The History & Future Impact of Climate Change

    by Tim Flannery ...
    The Weather Makers is a book of the utmost importance to everyone on the planet.Tim Flannery tells the fascinating story of climate change over millions of years to help us understand the predicament we face. By burning fossil fuels we are increasing the levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, causing our planet to become warmer.Every nation is differently affected by these changes but we ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • Drawdown

    The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

    by Paul Hawken ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFor the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known, some you may have never heard of - are economically viable, and communities throughout the world are already enacting them. From ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD