Environment and geography

Extinct

Extinct

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredibl...

Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost WildlifeBenjamin Gray Australia is home to an incredible diversity of native animals. While Australian animals are among the most unique in the world, they are also among the most endangered, with hundreds currently on the brink of extinction. We must act quickly if we are to save these species, as once gone, they are gone forever. 'Extinct' is a collection of artworks from established and emerging Australian fine artists, each depicting an Australian...

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Recipe for a Kinder Life Recipe for a Kinder Life

Recipe for a Kinder Life

Recipe for a Kinder LifeAnnie Smithers Annie Smithers shares a private masterclass on her practic...

Recipe for a Kinder LifeAnnie Smithers Annie Smithers shares a private masterclass on her practical and philosophical approach to sustainable living and wellness. In this generous account of life on the land and in the kitchen, trailblazing cook Annie Smithers chronicles her quest for a more sustainable existence, in harmony with the environment and the self. Part meditation, part memoir, the book offers practical advice and wisdom gleaned from a life dedicated to seasonal food and living lig...

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Naturalist on the Bibbulmun

Naturalist on the Bibbulmun

Naturalist on the Bibbulmun: A walking companionLeigh W. Simmons The Bibbulman Track is a World-c...

Naturalist on the Bibbulmun: A walking companionLeigh W. Simmons The Bibbulman Track is a World-class walking trail that runs just over 1000km through the forests and across the coastal heaths of southwestern Western Australia, from the towns of Kalamundain the North to Albany in the South. 'Naturalist on the Bibbulman' is the story of one man’s journey with his son through this ancient and extraordinary corner of the world. The biodiversity is so extensive that it is impossible to provide a ...

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The Ferals that Ate Australia

The Ferals that Ate Australia

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of A...

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of Australia's feral nightmare. Isolation 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 Australia's endemic terrestrial mammalian species have becom...

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The Heartbeat of Trees

The Heartbeat of Trees

The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and NaturePeter Wohlleben Bestsel...

The Heartbeat of Trees: Embracing Our Ancient Bond with Forests and NaturePeter Wohlleben Bestselling author and forester Peter Wohlleben reveals the hidden interactions between humans and trees, and how reconnecting with the natural world is the key to our survival. From the New York Times bestselling author of 'The Hidden Life of Trees' comes a powerful return to the forest, where trees have heartbeats and roots are like brains that extend underground. Where the colour green calms us, and t...

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Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?: The Dark Emu DebateKeryn Walshe and Peter Sutton An authoritative s...

Farmers or Hunter-gatherers?: The Dark Emu DebateKeryn Walshe and Peter Sutton An authoritative study of pre-colonial Australia that dismantles and reframes popular narratives of First Nations land management and food production Australians' understanding of Aboriginal society prior to the British invasion from 1788 has been transformed since the publication of Bruce Pascoe's 'Dark Emu' in 2014. It argued that classical Aboriginal society was more sophisticated than Australians had been led t...

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Soil Soil

Soil

Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthyMatthew Evans What we do to th...

Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthyMatthew Evans What we do to the soil, we do to ourselves. 'Soil' is the unlikely story of our most maligned resource as swashbuckling hero. A saga of bombs, ice ages and civilisations falling. Of ancient hunger, modern sicknesses and gastronomic delight. It features poison gas, climate collapse and a mind-blowing explanation of how rain is formed. For too long, we've not only neglected the land beneath us, we've squandered and...

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Treading Lightly

Treading Lightly

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorp...

Treading Lightly: The hidden wisdom of the world's oldest peopleKarl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe We are consuming more than our earth can provide. In Australia, cities and towns struggle to maintain a reliable water supply, climate change triggers droughts which devastate farmland, and fish stocks are running low. It is increasingly clear that we are heading towards collapse if we don't change direction. Aboriginal people taught themselves thousands of years ago how to live sustainably in A...

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National Parks

National Parks

National ParksAustralian Geographic Lose yourself in some of Australia's most remarkable wild are...

National ParksAustralian Geographic Lose yourself in some of Australia's most remarkable wild areas as Australian Geographic takes you through 50 of their favourite national parks. There are 726 national parks in Australia. They cover 35,074,410 square kilometres of land, more than 4 per cent of the total area of the country. Australia revels in a rich diversity of habitats and environments, expressed no more beautifully than in our spectacular national parks. Each has its own distinct charac...

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Argyle

Argyle

Argyle: The Impossible Story of Australian DiamondsStuart Kells This is the story of the intrepid...

Argyle: The Impossible Story of Australian DiamondsStuart Kells This is the story of the intrepid Australian geologists who discovered pink diamonds in the Kimberley. The remote Kimberley region of Western Australia has a rich history and unique geography. In the 1960s De Beers, the world's largest diamond company, sent gem-hunters to the area but they came away empty-handed. It was a vast region to survey, and they'd overlooked something vital. A few years later, a team of Australian geologi...

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The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen

The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen

The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen: Simple steps to shop, cook and eat sustainablyLindsay Miles Your ...

The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen: Simple steps to shop, cook and eat sustainablyLindsay Miles Your essential guide to sustainable food choices: how to buy better, cook simply and waste less. Our kitchens are ground zero when it comes to food waste, excess packaging and confusing ethical choices. What you buy, cook and eat has a much bigger impact than the bag you carry it in. Inspiring, practical and above all simple, 'The Less Waste No Fuss Kitchen' is designed for busy people who want to make...

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Quitting Plastic

Quitting Plastic

Quitting Plastic: Easy and practical ways to cut down the plastic in your lifeClara Williams Rold...

Quitting Plastic: Easy and practical ways to cut down the plastic in your lifeClara Williams Roldan and Louise Williams How to reduce plastic in your everyday life, starting with changes that are small and easy to make, and working up to bigger changes to your daily routine. Where do you start if you want to reduce the plastic in your life? Especially when most of us are wearing it, eating and drinking from it, sitting on it, walking on it, and probably even ingesting it. Anywhere you go, pla...

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