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 p53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code.

p53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code.

Armstrong, Sue.

All of us have lurking in our DNA a most remarkable gene known simply as p53, which has a ...

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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 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 From Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science.

From Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science.

Rees, Martin.

The Master of Trinity College, Cambridge has based this book on his 2010 Reith lectures. A...

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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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