Science and the Environment

Picture of The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us.

The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us.

Ackerman, Diane.

The human race is now the single dominant force of change on the planet. We have ’subdued ...

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Picture of Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through the Entire Animal Kingdom.

Ten Million Aliens: A Journey Through the Entire Animal Kingdom.

Barnes, Simon.

Barnes is a real raconteur, and tells some breathtakingly audacious tales to open our eyes...

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Picture of Zoom!: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees.

Zoom!: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees.

Berman, Bob.

All around us, everything moves. Air currents swirl about us. Blood rushes through our vei...

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Picture of Discovering Sharks.

Discovering Sharks.

Carrier, Jeffrey C.

Introduces us to the mysterious and misunderstood sea creature. An informative text with c...

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Picture of The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts.

The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton's Manuscripts.

Dry, Sarah.

When Newton died he left a mass of disorganised papers, ranging from secret alchemical rec...

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Picture of Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks.

Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks.

Eilperin, Juliet.

She investigates the ways different individuals and cultures relate to the ocean's top pre...

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Picture of Environmental Impact Assessment in Practice.

Environmental Impact Assessment in Practice.

Harvey, Nick and Clarke, Beverley.

Environmental impact assessment regimes (EIAs) are constantly in a state of change. This b...

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Picture of Richter's Scale: Measure of an Earthquake, Measure of a Man.

Richter's Scale: Measure of an Earthquake, Measure of a Man.

Hough, Susan Elizabeth.

Everyone recognises his name. You don't have to be a scientist to know it is to do with ea...

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Picture of The Violinist's Thumb.

The Violinist's Thumb.

Kean, Sam.

He combines science, history and culture to untangle the secrets of our genetic code, expl...

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Picture of Insects and Pest Management in Australian Agriculture.

Insects and Pest Management in Australian Agriculture.

New, Tim R.

Describes the roles and management of insects in the very broad economic and social contex...

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Picture of A Neutron Walks into a Bar... Random Facts About Our Universe and Everything in it.

A Neutron Walks into a Bar... Random Facts About Our Universe and Everything in it.

Ni Shuilleabhain, Aoibhinn et al (eds.).

Random indeed and very interesting. Did you know that rats can’t vomit? Most of the atoms...

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Picture of Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery into the Heart of Our World.

Journey to the Centre of the Earth: The Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery into the Heart of Our World.

Whitehouse, David.

It is not just a story of rocks, minerals, and atoms. It is about people, conflicts and tr...

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Picture of Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change.

Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change.

Wormworth, Janice and Sekercioglu, Cagan.

Particular groups of birds face heightened threats from climate change, for example ice-de...

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Picture of The Book of Deadly Animals.

The Book of Deadly Animals.

Grice, Gordon.

A wonderful book of nature writing, it draws on an enormous host of true encounters betwee...

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Picture of A String of Pearls: The South Coast of NSW.

A String of Pearls: The South Coast of NSW.

Hueneke, Klaus.

This lovely part of Australia has clean beaches, clean air, unpolluted rivers, healthy est...

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Picture of Heat: Adventures in the World's Fiery Places.

Heat: Adventures in the World's Fiery Places.

Streever, Bill.

Explores how heat has shaped the human race and the world. He takes us to some of Earth's ...

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Picture of 100 Bizarre Animals.

100 Bizarre Animals.

Unwin, Mike.

These animals are amazing! As well as the weird-looking, there are animals with very diffe...

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