Science and the Environment

Picture of Too Hot to Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste.

Too Hot to Touch: The Problem of High-Level Nuclear Waste.

Alley, William M. and Alley, Rosemarie.

This deals with the disposal of nuclear waste, focusing on the problem in the USA, and men...

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Picture of The Creative Brain: The Science of Genius.

The Creative Brain: The Science of Genius.

Andreasen, Nancy C.

University professor and a pioneer of brain research, the author is one of a small group t...

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Picture of The Secret Language Of Animals.

The Secret Language Of Animals.

Benyus, Janine M.

The author is a biologist and explains the whys and wherefores behind the behaviour of al...

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Picture of Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology.

Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology.

Davis, Frederick Rowe.

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

this examines the ...

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Picture of Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and Camouflage.

Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and Camouflage.

Forbes, Peter.

Nature’s fakers use mimicry to protect themselves, to attract and repel, to bluff and warn...

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Picture of Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants.

Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants.

Goodall, Jane and Hudson, Gail.

This is Goodall’s love letter to the plant world but it’s also a call to arms, sounding th...

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Picture of Shifting Baselines: The Past and the Future of Ocean Fisheries.

Shifting Baselines: The Past and the Future of Ocean Fisheries.

Jackson, Jeremy B.C. et al.

In 1995, acclaimed marine biologist Daniel Pauly coined the term ‘shifting baselines’ to d...

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Picture of House Guests, House Pests: A Natural History of Animals in the Home.

House Guests, House Pests: A Natural History of Animals in the Home.

Jones, Richard.

Moths in the wardrobe, mice in the pantry, carpet beetles, bed-bugs, fleas, spiders…nature...

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Picture of The Hunt for Vulcan…and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe.

The Hunt for Vulcan…and How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe.

Levenson, Thomas.

The story of Newton, Einstein and the missing planet Vulcan is a dramatic human story of a...

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Picture of Raptor: A Journey Through Birds.

Raptor: A Journey Through Birds.

Lockhart, James Macdonald.

His great-grandfather was an early pioneer of bird photography, and the author has loved b...

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Picture of Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind.

Head Hunters: The Search for a Science of the Mind.

Shephard, Ben.

In the late nineteenth century a generation of scientists began to question how the human ...

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Picture of Venomous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid.

Venomous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid.

Sutherland, Struan K. and John.

From stonefish to jellyfish and tiger snakes to stinging ants this covers sixty of the mos...

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Picture of I, Superorganism: Learning to Love Your Inner Ecosystem.

I, Superorganism: Learning to Love Your Inner Ecosystem.

Turney, Jon.

Our bodily life is intimately involved with myriad other small lives. Reading genomes has ...

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