Environment and geography

The Future is Fungi The Future is Fungi

The Future is Fungi

The Future is Fungi: How Fungi Can Feed Us, Heal Us, Free Us and Save Our WorldMichael Lim and Y...

The Future is Fungi: How Fungi Can Feed Us, Heal Us, Free Us and Save Our WorldMichael Lim and Yun Shu Without fungi, the world as we know it would not exist. The kingdom of fungi has survived all five major extinction events. They are the architects of the natural world, integral to all life. They sustain critical ecosystems, recycling nutrients and connecting plants across vast areas, and help to produce many staples of modern life, such as wine, chocolate, bread, detergent and penicillin....

$49.95

Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscapes Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscapes

Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscapes

Australian Deserts: Ecology and LandscapesSteve Morton 'Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscape...

Australian Deserts: Ecology and LandscapesSteve Morton 'Australian Deserts: Ecology and Landscapes' is about the vast sweep of the Outback, a land of expanses making up three-quarters of the continent – the heart of Australia. Steve Morton brings his extensive first-hand knowledge and experience of arid Australia to this book, explaining how Australian deserts work ecologically. This book outlines why unpredictable rainfall and paucity of soil nutrients underpin the nature of desert ecosystem...

$59.95

The Australian Climate Change Book NR

The Australian Climate Change Book NR

The Australian Climate Change BookPolly Marsden An accessible and reassuring picture book that te...

The Australian Climate Change BookPolly Marsden An accessible and reassuring picture book that teaches children about the specific challenges of climate change for Australia so they can be informed and make a difference.Australia is a unique and incredibly diverse natural environment and we are oh-so-lucky to live here. Our country is home to a great number of amazing ecosystems. But things like fossil fuels, greenhouse gases and deforestation are creating imbalances in our ecosystems and cau...

$24.95

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainablity Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainablity

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Su...

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond SustainabilityRevised EditionDavid Holmgren Holmgren...

Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond SustainabilityRevised EditionDavid Holmgren Holmgren’s seminal work, drawing together and integrating 25 years of thinking and teaching to show a whole new way of understanding and action behind a simple set of design principles. Essential reading for permaculture designers and accessible to a wide range of critical thinkers. This revised edition is more accessible than the original, with redrawn graphics, corrected and amended text, new references...

$49.95

Essential Bushfire Safety Tips

Essential Bushfire Safety Tips

Essential Bushfire Safety Tips - Third EditionJoan Webster OAM Backed by scientific facts, this b...

Essential Bushfire Safety Tips - Third EditionJoan Webster OAM Backed by scientific facts, this book brings a message of hope and empowerment: that with appropriate knowledge, preparation and awareness, towns, homes and people can survive wildfires. Set out in easy-to-read dot-point one liners, it takes you step-by-step through every aspect of bushfire safety and danger: safe and unsafe ways to act at each stage of risk; benefits and hazards of defending, sheltering and evacuation and how to ...

$29.95

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future Farming

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Nea...

Country: Future Fire, Future FarmingBruce Pascoe and William Leonard Gammage, edited by Margo Neale 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 cul...

$24.95

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...

$32.95

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 ...

$39.95

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...

$36.95

Book - Growing Locals, Gardening with Local Plants in Perth Book - Growing Locals, Gardening with Local Plants in Perth

Book - Growing Locals, Gardening with Local Pla...

This is a new edition of Growing Locals: Gardening with Local Plants in Perth, by Robert Powell &...

This is a new edition of Growing Locals: Gardening with Local Plants in Perth, by Robert Powell & Jane Emberson. Besides advice on how to foster a community of local native plants in your garden (or elsewhere), and discussion of why it is desirable, the book will include an updated list of native plants of the Perth Metropolitan Region (over 1,800) and their distribution, compiled by Greg Keighery, Vanda Longman & Barbara Rye. The definitive guide to growing local native plants in the...

$50.00

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...

$34.95

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...

$34.95