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            What a Waste: Big Book
             

            What a Waste: Big Book (Paperback)

            By McDougall, Jill; Illustrated by Smith, Martin

            • RRP: $45.99
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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 8 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. For small book of same title use ISBN 1863748245. This big book looks at the water we waste every day. It shows you how we waste water and tells you why we should no...t waste water.
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            ISBN 9781863749114
            Published AU 20 Feb 2003
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Wings
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            Fundamentals of Hydrology
              

            Fundamentals of Hydrology (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Davie, Tim; Quinn, Nevil

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            Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental... importance in the understanding of hydrology: * The first section deals with processes within the hydrological cycle, our understanding of them, and how to measure and estimate the amount of water within each process. This also includes an analysis of how each process impacts upon water quality issues. * The second section is concerned with the measurement and analytical assessment of important hydrological parameters such as streamflow and water quality. It describes analytical and modelling techniques used by practising hydrologists in the assessment of water resources. * The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of hydrological processes, knowledge of the techniques used to assess water resources and an up-to-date overview of water resource management. Throughout the text examples and case studies from all around the world are used to clearly explain ideas and techniques. Short chapter summaries, essay questions, guides to further reading, website links and a glossary are also included. The third edition provides new and updated case study material and includes a new chapter on measuring streamflow. This chapter has particular reference to recent technological advances in this field and the challenges in maintaining a high quality river flow data set.
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            ISBN 9780415858700
            Released AU 3 Jun 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition
             

            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Williams, Linda

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            Logical and easy-to-follow study guidance, now updated for all the latest AP Environmental Science exam changes.

            ISBN 9780071751995
            Released AU 17 Jul 2011
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series 5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations
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            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change
               

            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change (Paperback)

            Edited by Frost, Warwick; Hall, C. Michael

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            In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public's imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evo...lved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume's focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate leve
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            ISBN 9781138867192
            Released AU 7 Apr 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
             

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Hardback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

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              7 Oct 20

            Environmental expert Michael Shellenberger unleashes a scientific, fact-based broadside against eco-alarmism and the excesses of the New Left, arguing that climate change isn't a 30-year problem, but a 300-year problem --

            ISBN 9780063001695
            Released AU 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

            Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Shellenberger, Michael

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            Now a National Bestseller! Climate change is real but it's not the end of the world. It is not even our most serious environmental problem. Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world's last unprotected redwoods. He co-create...d the predecessor to today's Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions. But in 2019, as some claimed billions of people are going to die, contributing to rising anxiety, including among adolescents, Shellenberger decided that, as a lifelong environmental activist, leading energy expert, and father of a teenage daughter, he needed to speak out to separate science from fiction. Despite decades of news media attention, many remain ignorant of basic facts. Carbon emissions peaked and have been declining in most developed nations for over a decade. Deaths from extreme weather, even in poor nations, declined 80 percent over the last four decades. And the risk of Earth warming to very high temperatures is increasingly unlikely thanks to slowing population growth and abundant natural gas. Curiously, the people who are the most alarmist about the problems also tend to oppose the obvious solutions. What's really behind the rise of apocalyptic environmentalism There are powerful financial interests. There are desires for status and power. But most of all there is a desire among supposedly secular people for transcendence. This spiritual impulse can be natural and healthy. But in preaching fear without love, and guilt without redemption, the new religion is failing to satisfy our deepest psychological and existential needs.
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            ISBN 9780063074767
            Released AU 3 Aug 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange
             

            Poisoning the Pacific: The US Military's Secret Dumping of Plutonium, Chemical Weapons, and Agent Orange (Hardback)

            By Mitchell, Jon; Foreword by Dower, John W.

            • RRP: $43.99
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            • Pub Date
              15 Dec 20

            For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed--but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent o...f contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it.
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            ISBN 9781538130339
            Released AU 15 Dec 2020
            Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Asia/Pacific/Perspectives
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            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years
             

            There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Berners-Lee, Mike

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            Escaping to Planet B to avoid environmental catastrophe is pure fantasy. This book is for anyone who yearns for a realistic alternative to the destructive path the world is on at the moment, and wants practical advice on how they can make things better.

            ISBN 9781108439589
            Released AU 2 Jun 2019
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019
             

            Clearing the Air: SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2019 (Paperback)

            By Smedley, Tim

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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            The story of what's happened to the air we breathe, the impact it has had on our health and what we can do to fight back.

            ISBN 9781472953339
            Released AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere
              

            Every Breath You Take: Exploring the Science of Our Changing Atmosphere (Hardback)

            By Broomfield, Mark

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            • Pub Date
              6 Oct 20

            A leading authority in the field takes readers on a fascinating and surprising journey through the atmosphere--from our lungs to outer space--that will leave readers breathless.

            ISBN 9781643133348
            Released AU 6 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pegasus Books
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