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            Body Count: How Climate Change is Killing Us
             

            Body Count: How Climate Change is Killing Us (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Manning, Paddy

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            'Our house is on fire,' 16-year-old Swedish school strike activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders in 2019. Across an angry year of weather, Australians watched it in real-time: record heatwaves and worsening drought, unprecedented fish kills in the Murray-Darling Basin and dev...astating wildfires across Queensland and NSW - this is climate change, a terrifying portent for the most arid continent on earth. But most shocking of all is the untold human toll - escalating human deaths in Australia and beyond. The climate crisis is now a health emergency, with extreme weather events, disease, mental illness and infrastructure collapse killing what the WHO predicts will be millions around the world over the next decade. Shocking and undeniable, Manning reveals what climate change really looks like, telling the moving stories of victims, their families and doctors - putting names and faces to the people who have already paid the ultimate price for inaction on the biggest moral challenge of our century.
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            ISBN 9781925456752
            Published AU 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment
             

            Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia's Future Environment (Paperback)

            Edited by Morton, Steve; Lindenmayer, David; Dovers, Stephen

            • RRP: $49.99
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            A 'must read' follow-up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book.

            ISBN 9781486301676
            Published AU 1 Sep 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
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            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
              

            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (Paperback)

            By Cooke, Brian Douglas

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            Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations.

            ISBN 9780643096127
            Published AU 1 Jun 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
             

            A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future (Hardback)

            By Attenborough, David

            • RRP: $45.05
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            It is the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake - and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right.We have one final chance to create the perfect home for ourselves and restore the wonderful world we inherited.' All we need is the will do so.

            ISBN 9781529108279
            Released AU 8 Oct 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Facing Fear: One Woman's Solo Voyage Around Antarctica

            Facing Fear: One Woman's Solo Voyage Around Antarctica (Paperback)

            By Blair, Lisa

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            Facing Fear is the inspiring true story of Lisa Blair who sailed into the history books on 25 July 2017 by becoming the first woman to sail solo around Antarctica. Seventy-two days into her circumnavigation, when Lisa was more than 1000 nautical miles from land, the mast of Clima...te Action Now came crashing down in a ferocious storm. In freezing conditions, Lisa battled massive waves and gale-force winds, fighting through the night to save her life and her boat. Following her ordeal, Lisa relied on her unbreakable spirit to beat the odds and complete her world record. With unwavering focus and determination, she sailed home, completing her journey after 183 days. This is the story of her remarkable voyage.
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            ISBN 9781922388063
            Published AU 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
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            Use it All: The Cornersmith Guide to a More Sustainable Kitchen

            Use it All: The Cornersmith Guide to a More Sustainable Kitchen (Paperback)

            By Elliott-Howery, Alex; Edwards, Jaimee

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            Buy less, buy whole, use it all This practical handbook is an invitation to reduce food waste while eating generously. It's a book for people juggling real life and trying to make better choices in their kitchens. For years Alex Elliott-Howery and Jaimee Edwards, from boundary-br...eaking food community Cornersmith, experimented in their home kitchens to figure out how to feed their families efficiently, affordably and sustainably. The result is this invaluable guide to modern food wisdom. Structured around weekly seasonal shopping baskets, it includes: - More than 230 recipes with alternative flavour combinations so you can adapt a recipe to what you have on hand (and never get bored!) - Clever ideas to make the most of the whole ingredient so that a little goes a long way - Waste hacks for turning tired produce or offcuts into something special. Use It All offers a simple, delicious way to cook and eat by buying less, wasting less and making more with what you've got.
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            ISBN 9781760525682
            Published AU 30 Sep 2020
            Publisher Murdoch Books
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            Black Summer: Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires
             

            Black Summer: Stories of loss, courage and community from the 2019-2020 bushfires (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Rowland, Michael

            • RRP: $34.99
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            • Pub Date
              6 Jan 21

            A record of events from ABC reporters on the ground during our worst ever fire season The bushfires that burnt across Australia from June 2019 to February 2020 were unprecedented. By the time the rains came, they had devoured more than 18 million hectares of bushland, destroyed n...early 3000 homes, claimed the lives of 34 people, killed about a billion animals and driven more to the brink of extinction. The heartbreak, pain, loss and uncertainty has been felt far and wide. These were fires that affected nearly everyone along the east coast directly or indirectly, and touched the hearts of people across the country. But out of the tragedies, the fear, the lost homes, the burnt forests, the bleak holidays, the unrelenting smoke, have come stories of courage and community. ABC reporters on the ground during the crisis brought many of these stories into the homes of the nation. This book contains updates of these stories and others, as well as reflections on how such a crisis occurred and what we learnt. It is both a record of the events and a tribute to those who endured, escaped, fought and in some cases paid the ultimate price in the awful conflagrations that consumed our summer. Contributions are from Jen Browning, Jessie Davies, Daniel Doody, Matthew Doran, Richard Glover, Liz Hobday, Nick Hose, Tom Joyner, Jonathon Kendall, Stacey Lee, Hamish MacDonald, Jade Macmillan, Adriane Reardon, Michael Rowland, Peter Sommerville, Josh Szeps, Claire Wheaton, Williams, Casey Briggs, Baz Ruddick, Erin Semmler. All profits from this book will go to the bushfire recovery effort. By purchasing this book you are assisting people, animals, forests and communities affected by the fires.
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            ISBN 9780733341328
            Published AU 6 Jan 2021
            Publisher ABC Books
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            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies

            The Rare Metals War: The dark side of clean energy and digital technologies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Pitron, Guillaume

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            The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth's most precious metals - but they are running out. And what will happen when they do? The green-tech revolution has been lauded as the silver bullet to a new world. One that is at la...st free of oil, pollution, shortages, and cross-border tensions. Drawing on six years of research across a dozen countries, this book cuts across conventional green thinking to probe the hidden, dark side of green technology. By breaking free of fossil fuels, we are in fact setting ourselves up for a new dependence - on rare metals such as cobalt, gold, and palladium. They are essential to electric vehicles, wind turbines, solar panels, our smartphones, computers, tablets, and other everyday connected objects. China has captured the lion's share of the rare metals industry, but consumers know very little about how they are mined and traded, or their environmental, economic, and geopolitical costs. The Rare Metals War is a vital expose of the ticking time-bomb that lies beneath our new technological order. It uncovers the reality of our lavish and ambitious environmental quest that involves risks as formidable as those it seeks to resolve. ' T he journalist and filmmaker warns against the optimistic belief that technology is the solution ... At a time when many claim to be citizens of the world or retreat into naive or hypocritical protectionism, Pitron's book is an attempt to open people's eyes to the consequences of their societal choices and lifestyles.' -Green European Journal 'French Writer and analyst Guillaume Pitron warns about growing reliance on rare-earth metal - which are necessary to build high-tech products ... He shines a light on the untold story of the energy and digital transitions.' -European Scientist
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            ISBN 9781925849325
            Published AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
             

            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosley, Dr Dr Michael

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            AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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            ISBN 9781760857592
            Published AU 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Ancient Bones: Unearthing the astonishing new story of how we became human

            Ancient Bones: Unearthing the astonishing new story of how we became human (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bohme, Madelaine; Braun, Rudiger; Breier, Florian

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            A leading paleontologist discovers the missing link in human evolution. Somewhere west of Munich, Madelaine B hme and her colleagues dig for clues to the origins of humankind. What they discover is beyond anything they imagined- the fossilised bones of Danuvius guggenmosi ignite ...a global media frenzy. This ancient ancestor defies our knowledge of human history - his nearly twelve-million-year-old bones were not located in Africa - the so-called birthplace of humanity - but in Europe, and his features suggest we evolved much differently than scientists once believed. In prose that reads like a gripping detective novel, Ancient Bones interweaves the story of the dig that changed everything with the fascinating answer to a previously undecided and now pressing question- How, exactly, did we become human? Placing B hme's discovery alongside former theories of human evolution, the authors show how this remarkable find (and others in Eurasia) are forcing us to rethink the story we've been told about how we came to be, a story that has been our guiding narrative - until now
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            ISBN 9781922310347
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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