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Biodiversity & EcologyTop of Page


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Science on Ice
Discovering the Secrets of Antarctica
Veronika Meduna
Follows deep-south scientists who huddle in tents and dive under ice to study ancient mud, fat fish, migrating penguins and fossilised forests.
 
2012 - Auckland University Press - 232pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781869405830 -    $49.95
 

BirdsTop of Page


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Birds of Prey of Australia
A Field Guide
Stephen Debus
An illustrated field guide to diurnal raptors, a bird group that many people find among the most difficult birds to identify.
 
Sep 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643104365 -    $39.95
 

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The Complete Guide to Finding the Birds of Australia
Richard Thomas, Sarah Thomas, David Andrew, Alan McBride
A complete guide to locating every resident bird species in Australia.
 
2011 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 480pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643097858 -    $49.95
 

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Grassfinches in Australia
Joseph M Forshaw, Mark Shephard, Anthony Pridham
An up-to-date, fully illustrated monograph on all Australian species of grassfinches.
 
Aug 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 336pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780643096349 -    $185.00
 

BuildingTop of Page


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The Owner Builder
Leeza Sipek, Matthew Sipek, Hazel Foote
An easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide to building your dream home in a financially responsible manner.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 248pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643100428 -    $45.00
 

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Stone House Construction
Sarah Gunn
A comprehensive study of Australian stone building techniques in a residential context.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 232pp
Paperback - 9780643096370 -    $69.95
 

Field & Regional GuidesTop of Page


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Plants of the Victorian High Country
A Field Guide for Walkers
John Murphy, Bill Dowling
Will allow walkers in Victoria's High Country with little botanical knowledge to identify plants that they are most likely to encounter.
 
Aug 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 152pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643104631 -    $29.95
 

FireTop of Page


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Essential Bushfire Safety Tips
Joan Webster OAM
This completely updated edition lists approximately 3000 tips to help you make an effective bushfire plan.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 184pp
Small Paperback - 9780643107809 -    $29.95
 

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Living with Fire
People, Nature and History in Steels Creek
Christine Hansen, Tom Griffiths
This deeply moving book examines how one community rebuilt and redefined itself following the Black Saturday fires.
 
Nov 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 200pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780643104792 -    $49.95
 

Fruit, Vegetables & FlowersTop of Page


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Gardens for All Seasons
Mary Horsfall
Celebrates the role of gardens in our lives and advises on the timing of tasks in the Australian gardening year.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 336pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106765 -    $49.95
 

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The Small Food Garden
Growing Organic Fruit and Vegetables at Home
Diana Anthony
Based on organic principles, this practical, well-illustrated guide takes you through all the basics to successfully grow fresh produce.
 
Sep 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 112pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643108233 -    $29.95
 

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Pruning for Flowers and Fruit
Jane Varkulevicius
The best groomed and most productive garden is easy when you know how your plants work and what to prune when.
 
2010 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 224pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9780643095762 -    $39.95
 

Heritage & HistoryTop of Page


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Burke and Wills
The Scientific Legacy of the Victorian Exploring Expedition
EB Joyce, DA McCann
Reveals for the first time the true extent and limits of the scientific achievements of the Burke and Wills Expedition.
 
2011 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 368pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780643103320 -    $59.95
 

Ideas & IssuesTop of Page


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The Cochlear Story
Veronica Bondarew, Peter Seligman
Documents the human story behind the development and success of the cochlear implant.
 
Sep 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 248pp
Paperback - 9780643097513 -    $49.95
 

InvertebratesTop of Page


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Microscopic Worlds Volume 1: Bugs of the Ocean
Kerry Swanson
Showcases the complexity and beauty of microscopic organisms that inhabit the oceans with brilliant 3D images.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 112pp
Paperback - 9780643103221 -    $39.95
 

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Microscopic Worlds Volume 2: Bugs of the Land
Kerry Swanson
Reveals the answers to some fascinating questions about land creatures with brilliant 3D images.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 120pp
Paperback - 9780643103894 -    $39.95
 

Leisure & TourismTop of Page


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Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales
Derrick Stone
More than 140 of the best walks, tracks and trails in New South Wales, covering the best the state has to offer.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106901 -    $39.95
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria
Derrick Stone
More than 150 of the best walks, tracks and trails in Victoria, covering the best the state has to offer.
 
2009 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 296pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095878 -    $44.95
 

Livestock ManagementTop of Page


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The Backyard Duck Book
For the Love of Ducks
Nyiri Murtagh
An Australian guide to duck husbandry for hobby farmers, breeders, exhibitors and pet owners.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 168pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106512 -    $39.95
 

Mammals & MarsupialsTop of Page


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A Natural History of Australian Bats
Working the Night Shift
Greg Richards, Les Hall, Steve Parish
Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs, this is the first book on Australian bats focusing on their natural history.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 192pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780643103740 -    $79.95
 

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Australia's Amazing Kangaroos
Their Conservation, Unique Biology and Coexistence with Humans
Ken Richardson
Provides an authoritative source of information and insight into the world of this intriguing marsupial.
 
Jul 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 240pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643097391 -    $49.95
 

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Gliding Mammals of the World
Stephen Jackson, Peter Schouten
A synthesis of all that is known about the biology of this diverse and intriguing group of mammals.
 
Aug 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 232pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9780643092600 -    $99.95
 

Mosses & FungiTop of Page


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Microscopic Worlds Volume 3: Bacteria, Fungi, Lichens and Plants
Kerry Swanson
Examines some of the earliest life-forms and their continuing impact on planet Earth using brilliant 3D images.
 
2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 128pp
Paperback - 9780643103924 -    $39.95
 

Reptiles & AmphibiansTop of Page


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Australian Lizards
A Natural History
Steve K Wilson
A journey through the remarkable life of lizards and how they survive in a complex world of predators and competitors.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106406 -    $49.95
 

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Field Guide to the Frogs of Queensland
Eric Vanderduys
A comprehensive photographic guide to the 132 species of frogs in Queensland, Australia’s most species-rich state.
 
Nov 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 208pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106307 -    $45.00
 

SustainabilityTop of Page


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The New Ornamental Garden
Simon Rickard
A practical, fresh look at garden-worthy plants for Australian conditions.
 
2011 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095960 -    $39.95
 

WildlifeTop of Page


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Australasian Nature Photography
ANZANG Ninth Collection
South Australian Museum
Showcases the best photographs of animals, plants and landscapes taken in Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea.
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO PUBLISHING - 112pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643108264 -    $39.95
 

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