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 History

Oliver Sutherland tell his story as “Last inhabitant of Shackleton’s Hut” when he was working as a biologist studying penguins in the Antarctic in 1962.

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: SHACKHUT
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Last inhabitant of Shackleton's Hut
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Category:

 Nature

Growing up on the Cambridgeshire Fens, Will Millard never felt more at home than when he was out with his granddad on the riverbank whiling away the day catching fish. As he grew older his competitive urge to catch more and bigger fish led him away from that natural connect... read more

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: 9780241270011
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Will Millard
: 336
: 799.110941
: en
: 1
: Hardback
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The Old Man and the Sand Eel
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 Nature

Description: We are living in the anthropocene - an epoch where everything is being determined by the activities of just one soft-skinned, warm-blooded, short-lived, pedestrian species. How best to make our way through the ruins that we have made? This anthology of commissioned work tr... read more

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: 9781910702710
: Random House
: Jonathan Cape
: 2.8 Centimeters X 16.2 Centimeters X 24 Centimeters
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: Tim Dee (editor)
: 288
: 304.2
: English
: Hardback
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Ground Work
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From the bestselling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493 - an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically o... read more

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: 9781509884179
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: Charles C. Mann
: 608
: 333.7
: English
: Open Market
: Paperback
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The Wizard and the Prophet: Two remarkable scientists and their conflicting visions of the future of our planet
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Category:

 Nature

Series:Welcome to the Museum

Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent.
Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world's finest collections of objects -- from... read more

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: 9781760061975
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.00 cmmm
: Australia
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: Jenny Broom (Editor); Katie Scott (Editor)
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: 590
: en
: Katie Scott
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Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
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THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Vital ... a life-raft' Guardian'A top sleep scientist argues that sleep is more important for our health than diet or exercise' The Times'It had a powerful effect on me' Observer'I urge you all to read this book' Tim... read more

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: 9780141983769
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Matthew Walker
: 368
: 612.821
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Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
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They're ranked one of the world's worst invasive species. They're often described as pure evil. People use petrol bombs, flamethrowers and shotguns on them in acts of vengeance.

Wasps are feared and hated by many of us, ... read more

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: 9781776561858
: Victoria University Press
: Victoria University Press
: New Zealand
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: Phil Lester
: 0
: Paperback
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The Vulgar Wasp : The Story of a Ruthless Invader and Ingenious Predator
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Category:

 Nature

Don't care about ecology? This book is for you. Morton sets out to show us that whether we know it or not, we already have the capacity and the will to change the way we understand the place of humans in the world, and our very understanding of the term 'ecology'. A cross-disciplinaria... read more

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: 9780241274231
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Pelican
: 181mm X 111mm
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: Timothy Morton
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Being Ecological
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Category:

 Medicine

Series:BWB Texts

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-health, a... read more

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: 9780947518301
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
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: Mike Berridge
: Paperback
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Sugar, Rum and Tobacco
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Category:

 Physical Sciences

Awards:Shortlisted for Goodreads Choice Awards: Non-Fiction 2014.

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to askMillions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconi... read more

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: 9781848549562
: Hodder & Stoughton
: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Randall Munroe
: 320
: 500
: en
: 616
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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
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Category:

 Nature

"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."-Lydia Davis In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows ... read more

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: 9780571336777
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rosamund Young
: 160
: 636.2
: English
: Main
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The Secret Life of Cows
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Category:

 Nature

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

The 'mighty totara' is one of our most extraordinary trees. Among the biggest and oldest trees in the New Zealand forest, the heart of Maori carving and culture, trailing no. 8 wire as fence posts on settler farms, clambered up in the Pureora protests of the 1980's... read more

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: 9781869408190
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 260mm X 224mm
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: Philip Simpson
: Colour illustrations
: HB
: 300
: 634
: English
: Hardback
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Totara: A Natural and Cultural History
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