Nature, Money, Work, Care, Food, Energy, and Lives. These are the seven things that have made our world and will continue to shape its future. By making these things cheap, modern commer... read more

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things - A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet



A window on the world of birders-obsessive, passionate, quirky, and always interesting "Like bird watching itself, reading Birdmania is filled with surprises and a sense of discovery. But in this collection it is the watchers, not the birds, who are on display - ornithologists a... read more

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Reading Level:General Adult

For the first time ever, an international coalition of leading researchers, scientists and policymakers has come together to offer a set of realistic and bold solutions to climate change. All of the techniques described here - some well-known, some you may have never heard of - ar... read more

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Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time-wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.
People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to ... read more




Written by Dr Xand van Tulleken, who slimmed down from 19 stone, How to Lose Weight Well champions a foolproof weightloss method. He presents a simple 10-point plan for a healthy diet, backed by science - no gimmicks, no expensive supplements, no hassle, just practi... read more

How to Lose Weight Well

In the growing debate over eco-friendly living, it seems that everything is as bad as everything else. Do you do more harm by living in the country or the city? Is it better to drive a thousand miles or take an airplane? In No Impact Man... read more

No Impact Man: Saving the Planet One Family at a Time



Series:Simple Acts Ser.

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet shows you how to be more active in saving our planet every day by performing some "Simple Acts of Kindness"--for the Earth.
Treat the environment with kindness with these easy, manageable activities that ra... read more

Simple Acts to Save Our Planet (HB)

A one-stop introduction to how to do astronomy in the digital age. Thanks to modern technology, there is no longer a daunting boundary for those of us who wish to experience what it is like to actually do astronomy. Starting with a simple camera and laptop,... read more

StargazingThe Digital Astronomer

''Sunlight and Seaweedis the beginning of a new way of helping the planet we live on.'' AU Review
Acclaimed scientist Tim Flannery investigates exciting new technologies currently being developed to address... read more

Sunlight and Seaweed: an Argument for How to Feed, Power and Clean Up the World
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"The Great Barrier Reef, argues Iain McCalman, has been created by human minds as well as coral polyps, by imaginations as well as natural processes. In this landmark book he charts our shifting perceptions of it, from the terrifying labyrinth that almost sunk... read more

The Reef : A Passionate History
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A journey through 55 alternative realities, parallel worlds and possible futures. It's lucky you're here. But for a series of incredible coincidences and roads not taken, your life could... read more

The Universe Next Door: A Journey Through 57 Alternative Realities, Parallel Worlds and Possible Futures
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A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2017One of Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2017One of Booklist's Top 10 Science Books of 2017 "An immersive, mildly gonzo and depressingly well-t... read more

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World