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WildlifeTop of Page


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The Australian Bird Guide
Peter Menkhorst, Danny Rogers, Rohan Clarke, Jeff Davies, Peter Marsack, Kim Franklin
Bestseller
 
May 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 576pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9780643097544 -    $49.95
 

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Bird Minds
Cognition and Behaviour of Australian Native Birds
Gisela Kaplan
2016 Whitley Award Commendation for Behavioural Zoology
 
Aug 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486300181 -    $45.00
 

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots
Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species
Joseph Forshaw, Frank Knight
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 352pp - Illustrations
Hardback - 9780643096325 -    $150.00
 

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Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds
Stephen Debus
 
Aug 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 192pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306923 -    $49.95
 

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Shark Attacks
Myths, Misunderstandings and Human Fear
Blake Chapman
 
Nov 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp
Paperback - 9781486307357 -    $39.95
 

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Zoo Ethics
The Challenges of Compassionate Conservation
Jenny Gray
 
Jul 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp
Paperback - 9781486306985 -    $49.95
 

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Something About Emus
Indigenous Knowledge of Emus From Western Arnhem Land
Murray Garde
 
May 2017 - Aboriginal Studies Press - 176pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781922059154 -    $39.95
 

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Managing Australia's Pest Animals
A Guide to Strategic Planning and Effective Management
Mike Braysher
 
Feb 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 216pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486304431 -    $49.95
 

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A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia
Robert Whyte, Greg Anderson
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 464pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643107076 -    $49.95
 

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A Guide to Stag Beetles of Australia
George Hangay, Roger de Keyzer
 
Apr 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486302086 -    $49.95
 

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The Australian Native Bee Book
Keeping Stingless Bee Hives for Pets, Pollination and Sugarbag Honey
Tim Heard
 
Sep 2016 - Sugarbag Bees - 246pp
Paperback - 9780646939971 -    $35.00
 

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Miniature Lives
Identifying Insects in Your Home and Garden
Michelle Gleeson
 
Mar 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 344pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301379 -    $39.95
 

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The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia
Michael Braby
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 400pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301003 -    Now Only $39.95!
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The Complete Guide to Finding the Mammals of Australia
David Andrew
 
Dec 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 448pp
Paperback - 9780643098145 -    Now Only $39.95!
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A Fragile Balance
The Extraordinary Story of Australian Marsupials
Christopher Dickman, Rosmary Woodford Ganf
 
May 2016 - Australian Geographic - 246pp
Hardback - 9781742457857 -    $59.95
 

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The Red Kangaroo in Central Australia
An Early Account by A. E. Newsome
Thomas Newsome, Alan Newsome
 
Jul 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 176pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486301553 -    $39.95
 

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Tropical Marine Wildlife of Australia
The Plants and Animals of Tropical Waters
Graham Edgar
 
Nov 2017 - New Holland - 528pp
Paperback - 9781921517587 -    $49.99
 

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Freshwater Turtles of Australia
John Cann, Ross Sadlier
 
Aug 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 464pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486308248 -    $150.00
 

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Australia's Dangerous Snakes
Identification, Biology and Envenoming
Peter Mirtschin, Arne Rasmussen, Scott Weinstein
 
Nov 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 432pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780643106734 -    $120.00
 

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Australian Wildlife After Dark
Martyn Robinson, Bruce Thomson
 
Apr2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 160pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300723 -    $35.00
 

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The Dingo Debate
Origins, Behaviour and Conservation
Bradley Smith
 
Aug 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 336pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486300297 -    Now Only $29.95!
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Rivers & OceansTop of Page


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The Hawkesbury River
A Social and Natural History
Paul Boon
 
Jul 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 584pp - Illustrations
Hardback - 9780643107595 -    $120.00
 

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Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay
Daryl McPhee
 
Aug 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 208pp
Paperback - 9781486307210 -    $69.95
 

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Big Pacific
An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation
Rebecca Tansley
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 240pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486308125 -    $49.95
 

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Deadly Oceans
In Search of the Deadliest Sea Creatures
Nick Robertson-Brown, Caroline Robertson-Brown
 
Sep 2016 - New Holland - 336pp
Hardback - 9781921517822 -    $65.00
 

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The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
 
Aug 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 544pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486306497 -    $89.95
 

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Oceans
Bruce Mapstone
 
Nov 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 224pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486307937 -    $24.95
 

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Wildlife Under the Waves
Jurgen Freund, Stella Chiu-Freund
 
Mar 2015 - New Holland - 160pp
Paperback - 9781921517396 -    $29.99
 

Plants & GardensTop of Page


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Mosses of Dry Forests in South Eastern Australia
Cassia Read, Bernard Slattery
 
Aug 2015 - Friends of the Box Ironbark Forests (Mount Alexander Region) Inc. - 104pp
Paperback - 9780646916934 -    $15.00
 

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The Southwest
Australia's Biodiversity Hotspot
Victoria Laurie
 
Jun 2015 - University of Western Australia Press - 218pp
Paperback - 9781742585000 -    $45.00
 

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Sprinter and Sprummer
Australia's Changing Seasons
Timothy Entwisle
 
Sep 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 184pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781486302031 -    Now Only $19.95!
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Discovering Australian Flora
An Australian National Botanic Gardens Experience
Fanny Karouta-Manasse
 
May 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 104pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486307814 -    $35.00
 

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Kitchen Garden Companion
Growing
Stephanie Alexander
 
Apr 2016 - Lantern - 384pp
Paperback - 9781921384356 -    $49.99
 

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How to Grow Edibles in Containers
Good Produce from Small Spaces
Fionna Hill
 
May 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 108pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300914 -    $29.95
 

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Woodland Flora
A Field Guide for the Southern Tablelands (NSW & ACT)
Sarah Sharp, Rainer Rehwinkel, Dave Mallinson, David Eddy
 
Dec 2015 - Friends of Grasslands Inc - 286pp
Paperback - 9780994495808 -    $25.00
 

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Plants of Central Queensland
Identification and Uses of Native and Introduced Species
Eric Anderson
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 576pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486302253 -    $160.00
 

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Pilbara Seed Atlas and Field Guide
Plant Restoration in Australia's Arid Northwest
Todd Erickson, Russell Barrett, David Merritt, Kingsley Dixon
 
Apr 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 312pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486305520 -    $79.95
 

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A Guide to the Common Fungi of Coastal New South Wales
NSW Department of Primary Industries
 
Sep 2016 - NSW Department of Primary Industries - 151pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781742569444 -    $20.00
 

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Field Guide to Useful Native Plants from Temperate Australia
Judith Caton, Richard Hardwick
 
Jun 2016 - New Holland - 412pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781922134608 -    $49.99
 

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The Food Forest Handbook
Design and Manage a Home-Scale Perennial Polyculture Garden
Michelle Czolba, Darrell Frey
 
Jul 2017 - New Society Publishers, USA - 256pp
Paperback - 9780865718128 -    $59.99
 

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Australian Garden Rescue
Restoring a Damaged Garden
Mary Horsfall
 
Nov 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300006 -    $39.95
 

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Pests, Diseases and Beneficials
Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens
F David Hockings AM
 
Mar 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300211 -    $39.95
 

The Natural WorldTop of Page


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Journeys into the Wild
The Photography of Peter Dombrovskis
Peter Dombrovskis, Bob Brown
 
Sep 2017 - National Library of Australia - 200pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9780642279071 -    $39.99
 

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Invisible Country
Southwest Australia: Understanding a Landscape
Bill Bunbury
 
Jan 2016 - University of Western Australia Press - 270pp
Paperback - 9781742586250 -    $29.99
 

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Booderee National Park
The Jewel of Jervis Bay
David Lindenmayer, Christopher MacGregor, Nick Dexter, Martin Fortescue, Esther Beaton
 
Mar 2014 - CSIRO Publishing - 152pp - Colour photographs
Hardback - 9781486300426 -    Now Only $19.95!
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Australia's Volcanoes
An Extensive Guide to Australia's Volcanic Past
Russel Ferret
 
May 2016 - New Holland - 160pp
Paperback - 9781921517914 -    $29.99
 

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Lightning
Nature and Culture
Derek Elsom
 
Jan 2016 - Reaktion Books - 240pp
Paperback - 9781780234960 -    $37.99
 

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Nature's Temples
The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests
Joan Maloof
 
Feb 2017 - Timber Press USA - 200pp
Hardback - 9781604697285 -    $39.99
 

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The Bush
Don Watson
 
Oct 2016 - Penguin - 448pp
Paperback - 9781926428697 -    $24.99
 

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Australian Alps
Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks
Deirdre Slattery
 
Dec 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 320pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486301713 -    $45.00
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Queensland's Tropics
Derrick Stone
 
Mar 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 288pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303076 -    $39.95
 

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Walks, Tracks and Trails of Victoria
Derrick Stone
 
Nov 2009 - CSIRO Publishing - 296pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643095878 -    Now Only $39.95!
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Walks, Tracks and Trails of New South Wales
Derrick Stone
 
Oct 2012 - CSIRO Publishing - 280pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643106901 -    $39.95
 

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The Reef
A Passionate History
Iain McCalman
 
Nov 2016 - Penguin - 416pp
Paperback - 9780143783350 -    $24.99
 

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What a Plant Knows
A Field Guide to the Senses
Daniel Chamovitz
 
Nov 2017 - Scribe Publications - 208pp
Paperback - 9781925322095 -    $29.99
 

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The New Nature
Winners and Losers in Wild Australia
Tim Low
 
Jan 2017 - Penguin - 416pp
Paperback - 9780143783633 -    $22.99
 

LandcareTop of Page


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Wildlife Conservation in Farm Landscapes
David Lindenmayer, Damian Michael, Mason Crane, Sachiko Okada, Daniel Florance, Philip Barton, Karen Ikin
 
Aug 2016 - CSIRO Publishing - 232pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303106 -    $49.95
 

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Bush Heritage Australia
Restoring Nature Step by Step
Sarah Martin
 
Sep 2016 - NewSouth Publishing - 288pp
Paperback - 9781742235042 -    $39.99
 

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Against the Grain
Fourteen Farmers Adapt to Climate Change
Bill Hampel
 
Jul 2015 - Rosenberg Publishing - 272pp
Paperback - 9781925078503 -    $29.95
 

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Introduced Dung Beetles in Australia
A Pocket Field Guide
Penny Edwards, Pam Wilson, Jane Wright
 
Oct 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 80pp - Illustrations
Spiral Bound - 9781486300693 -    $22.00
 

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Weeds of the South-East
An Identification Guide for Australia
FJ Richardson, RG Richardson, RCH Shepherd
 
Sep 2016 - RG and FJ Richardson - 546pp
Paperback - 9780980388541 -    Now Only $69.95!
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Land of Sweeping Plains
Managing and Restoring the Native Grasslands of South-eastern Australia
Nicholas Williams, Adrian Marshall, John Morgan
 
Apr 2015 - CSIRO Publishing - 472pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486300815 -    $59.95
 

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Wetland Weeds
Causes, Cures and Compromises
Nick Romanowski
 
Sep 2011 - CSIRO Publishing - 184pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9780643103955 -    $49.95
 

Popular ScienceTop of Page


The Sun cover image

The Sun
Leon Golub, Jay Pasachoff
 
Jun 2017 - Reaktion Books - 224pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781780237572 -    $62.99
 

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Chemistry in the Marketplace
Ben Selinger, Russell Barrow
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 552pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486303328 -    $69.95
 

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Clouds
Nature and Culture
Richard Hamblyn
 
Jun 2017 - Reaktion Books - 240pp - Illustrations
Paperback - 9781780237237 -    $37.99
 

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Natural Defense
Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health
Emily Monosson
 
Sep 2017 - Island Press, USA - 208pp
Hardback - 9781610917186 -    $42.00
 

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The Secret Life of Flies
Erica McAlister
 
Apr 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 256pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486308026 -    $29.95
 

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Venom
The Secrets of Nature's Deadliest Weapon
Ronald Jenner, Eivind Undheim
 
Oct 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 208pp - Colour illustrations
Paperback - 9781486308378 -    $29.95
 

ChildrenTop of Page


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Exploring Soils
A Hidden World Underground
Samantha Grover, Camille Heisler
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 32pp - Colour illustrations
Hardback - 9781486305001 -    $24.95
 

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Animal Eco-Warriors
Humans and Animals Working Together to Protect Our Planet
Nic Gill
 
Jun 2017 - CSIRO Publishing - 144pp - Colour photographs
Paperback - 9781486306213 -    $24.95
 

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Amazing Animals of Australia's National Parks
Gina Newton
 
Oct 2016 - National Library of Australia - 156pp
Paperback - 9780642278883 -    $29.99
 

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Desert Lake
The Story of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre
Pamela Freeman, Liz Anelli
 
Jun 2016 - Walker Books - 32pp
Hardback - 9781921529436 -    $24.99
 

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Bloodsuckers
Top Facts on the Most Irritating Creatures of all
Paul Zborowski
 
Jan 2017 - New Holland - 48pp
Hardback - 9781921580352 -    $19.99
 
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