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Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills   The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Wills
Ian Clark, Fred Cahir
The first major study of Aboriginal cross-cultural exchanges with the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643108080 - AU $ 59.95    
Antarctic Dictionary   The Antarctic Dictionary
Bernadette Hince
A complete guide to the origin and definitions of Antarctic words.

Hardback - ISBN:9780957747111 - AU $ 34.95    
Assessing Vulnerability to Global Environmental Change   Assessing Vulnerability to Global Environmental Change
Anthony Patt, Dagmar Schröter, Richard Klein, Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert
Bridges the gap between the knowledge created by researchers and what is required by decision makers.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849711548 - AU $ 96.00    
Atlas of Climate Change   The Atlas of Climate Change
Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing
The updated third edition of this of this highly acclaimed atlas on climate change.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712170 - AU $ 29.95    
Australia's Wild Weather   Australia's Wild Weather
Mark Tredinnick
Considers what it means to be living at time when weather is no longer small talk; it is most of the news.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277237 - AU $ 39.95    
Burke and Wills   Burke and Wills
EB Joyce, DA McCann
Reveals for the first time the true extent and limits of the scientific achievements of the Burke and Wills Expedition.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643103320 - AU $ 59.95    
Carbon Markets or Climate Finance   Carbon Markets or Climate Finance
Axel Michaelowa
Written by climate finance experts this book provides background, firsthand insights, case studies and analysis into the complex subject area of climate finance.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849714747 - AU $196.00    
Challenge to Change   The Challenge to Change
Richard Eckersley, Kevin Jeans
What is Australia's future? What role will science and technology play in shaping it? CSIRO's leading scientists give their ideas of what the future holds.

Climate Change Adaptation and International Development   Climate Change Adaptation and International Development
Ryo Fujikura, Masato Kawanishi
Examines climate change adaptation from the perspective of development cooperation.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849711531 - AU $ 49.95    
Climate Change Denial   Climate Change Denial
Haydn Washington, John Cook
This book shows how we can break through denial, accept reality, and thus solve the climate crisis.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713368 - AU $ 37.00    
Climate Change   Climate Change
Helen Cleugh, Mark Stafford Smith, Michael Battaglia, Paul Graham
The latest scientific knowledge brought together by CSIRO on a series of climate change topics.

Cochlear Story   The Cochlear Story
Veronica Bondarew, Peter Seligman
Documents the human story behind the development and success of the cochlear implant.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097513 - AU $ 35.00    
Coming Famine   The Coming Famine
Julian Cribb
A strong and positive call to action to address an impending planetary food crisis.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100404 - AU $ 29.95    
Common Ground on Hostile Turf   Common Ground on Hostile Turf
Lucy Moore
Through ten memorable stories, this book shows how issues of culture, personality, history, and power affect negotiations.

Hardback - ISBN:9781610914109 - AU $ 63.00    
Community Bushfire Safety   Community Bushfire Safety
John Handmer, Katharine Haynes
The key social, political and human issues related to Australia’s on-going bushfire scenario.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643094260 - AU $ 49.95    
Community Development through Tourism   Community Development through Tourism
Sue Beeton
Integrates community, business and tourism planning, from a global and Australian perspective.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643069626 - AU $ 49.95    
Crop Genetic Resources as a Global Commons   Crop Genetic Resources as a Global Commons
Michael Halewood, Isabel Lopez Noriega, Selim Louafi
This book is about the creation, management and use of the global crop commons.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078936 - AU $100.00    
CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook   The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook
Dr John Wright, Dr Peter Osman, Peta Ashworth
Shows us exactly what we can all do as individuals to cut our energy use without cutting back on our lifestyles.

Paperback - ISBN:9781405039611 - AU $ 30.00    
Debating Climate Change   Debating Climate Change
Elizabeth L Malone
This original research will help advance understanding and negotiation on climate change throughout the pivotal times to come.

Defending the Social Licence of Farming   Defending the Social Licence of Farming
Jacqueline Williams, Paul Martin
The authors document the definition of and issues associated with the 'social licence to farm'.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101593 - AU $ 49.95    
Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes   Demographic Change in Australia's Rural Landscapes
Gary W Luck, Digby Race, Rosemary Black
Examines broad and local-scale patterns of demographic change in rural landscapes.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096912 - AU $ 89.95    
Desert Channels   Desert Channels
Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, Mandy Martin
Combines art, science and history to explore the distinctive Desert Channels country of south-western Queensland.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643103535 - AU $ 49.95    
Desert Lake   Desert Lake
Mandy Martin, John Carty, Kim Mahood, Steve Morton
A visual and descriptive portrait of Paruku (Lake Gregory), enriched by Indigenous knowledge and the connecting medium of art.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643106284 - AU $ 59.95    
Designing to Heal   Designing to Heal
Jenny Donovan
Explores what happens to communities that have suffered disasters and how planners and designers can give these communities the best possible chance of recovering.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643106468 - AU $ 99.95    
Don't Be Such a Scientist   Don't Be Such a Scientist
Randy Olson
How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597265638 - AU $ 31.95    
Earth Only Endures   The Earth Only Endures
Jules Pretty
This book, by acclaimed author Jules Pretty, is fundamentally about our relationship with nature, animals and places.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844076130 - AU $ 44.95    
Escape from the Ivory Tower   Escape from the Ivory Tower
Nancy Baron
A how-to guide for conveying scientific research to journalists and policymakers.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597266642 - AU $ 44.95    
Explainer   The Explainer
A collection of The Conversation's 'Monday's Medical Myths' and 'The Explainer' articles, answering the questions on everyone’s mind.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300501 - AU $ 12.00    
Factor Five   Factor Five
Ernst von Weizsäcker, Karlson Hargroves, Michael Smith, Cheryl Desha, Peter Stasinopoulos
Simply the most important work on the future of innovation, business, economics and policy and is top drawer reading for leaders across all sectors.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844075911 - AU $ 49.95    
Food Systems Failure   Food Systems Failure
Christopher Rosin, Paul Stock, Hugh Campbell
A critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849712293 - AU $135.00    
Food, Globalization and Sustainability   Food, Globalization and Sustainability
Peter Oosterveer, David A. Sonnenfeld
An overview of the principal conceptual frameworks developed for understanding changes in global food production and consumption.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712613 - AU $ 69.00    
Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats   Forensics, Fossils and Fruitbats
Stephen Luntz
A fascinating collection of more than 70 profiles of Australian scientists from 15 fields of science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097452 - AU $ 39.95    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book or subscription to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Human Transit   Human Transit
Jarrett Walker
Supplies the basic tools, the critical questions and the means to make smarter decisions about designing and implementing transit services.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597269728 - AU $ 49.95    
Icon in Crisis   Icon in Crisis
Ron Sandland, Graham Thompson
Charts in detail CSIRO's dramatic and successful transformation in a changing political and financial environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233390 - AU $ 49.99    
Innovation in Industrial Research   Innovation in Industrial Research
Paulo de Souza
Shows how researchers can innovate across interdisciplinary areas of industrial research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096431 - AU $ 49.95    
Integrated Mission-directed Research   Integrated Mission-directed Research
Wendy Proctor
Provides methods, case studies and lessons on the integration of different fields of scientific research.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096943 - AU $ 99.95    
Issues of the Day   Issues of the Day
Ian W H Parry , Felicia Day
An easy way to learn about a diverse range of policy issues affecting the environment, energy, transportation and public health.

Paperback - ISBN:9781933115870 - AU $ 59.95    
Living in a Warmer World   Living in a Warmer World
Jim Salinger
Looks beyond the debate over how and why, and describes what is actually happening as our world gets warmer.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486300280 - AU $ 35.00    
Made In Australia   Made In Australia
Richard Weller, Julian Bolleter
How do you creatively plan for a population of 62 million by 2100?

Paperback - ISBN:9781742584928 - AU $ 49.95    
Motivating Change   Motivating Change
Robert Crocker, Steffen Lehmann
Focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415829786 - AU $ 92.00    
Natural Capitalism   Natural Capitalism
Paul Hawken, Amory B Lovins , L Hunter Lovins
10th-anniversary edition features a new Introduction by Amory B Lovins and Paul Hawken.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844071708 - AU $ 34.95    
New Blueprint for a Green Economy   A New Blueprint for a Green Economy
Edward B Barbier, Anil Markandya
The book highlights the new policies and approaches needed for economic management of today's environmental concerns.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713535 - AU $ 46.00    
New Economics   The New Economics
David Boyle, Andrew Simms
Describes the problems and bizarre contradictions in conventional economics as well as the principles of the emerging new economics.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844076758 - AU $ 39.95    
NGO Management   NGO Management
Alan Fowler, Chiku Malunga
Illustrates how NGOs can maintain performance and remain agile amidst increasing uncertainties.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849711203 - AU $ 59.95    
Open Science   Open Science
Julian Cribb, Tjempaka Sari
Practical advice on how to communicate science effectively with different audiences.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097636 - AU $ 44.95    
Out of the Scientist's Garden   Out of the Scientist's Garden
Richard Stirzaker
The garden is the lens through which we can explore how the world can manage water and feed itself.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096585 - AU $ 34.95    
Outside the Magic Square   Outside the Magic Square
Lolo Houbein
Considers issues of food security and offers solutions at the street, neighbourhood and global levels.

Paperback - ISBN:9781743050118 - AU $ 45.00    
Pictures of Time Beneath   Pictures of Time Beneath
Kirsty Douglas
An original perspective on our understanding of place, time, nation and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643097049 - AU $ 89.95    
Post-Disaster Reconstruction   Post-Disaster Reconstruction
Matthew Clarke, Ismet Fanany, Sue Kenny
The first major book that analyses the different perspectives and experiences of the enormous post-tsunami reconstruction effort.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844078790 - AU $144.00    
Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management   Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management
Thomas Measham, Stewart Lockie
Presents fresh research full of practical case studies exploring risk and uncertainty in environmental management.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643104129 - AU $ 69.95    
Saving a Million Species   Saving a Million Species
Lee Hannah,
How many species may perish as a result of climate change and associated threats?

Paperback - ISBN:9781597265706 - AU $ 49.95    
Science and Certainty   Science and Certainty
John TO Kirk
Looks at what science asks us to believe about aspects of reality, and considers the implications of accepting the scientific world view.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643093911 - AU $ 34.95    
Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words   Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words
David Lindsay
Encourages scientists to write confidently and explains the principles that make communicating research easier.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100466 - AU $ 24.00    
Shape of Green   The Shape of Green
Lance Hosey
Shows how design at all scales, from products to buildings to cities, can effectively marry art and science.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610910323 - AU $ 42.99    
Skeptical Economist   The Skeptical Economist
Jonathan Aldred
Challenges us all to examine the assumptions behind the economics of our current way of life.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712095 - AU $ 22.95    
Social Mix and the City   Social Mix and the City
Kathy Arthurson
Critically appraises how 'social mix' has been constructed historically in urban planning and housing policy.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096424 - AU $ 29.95    
State of the World 2010   State of the World 2010
Worldwatch Institute
Paints a picture of what sustainability culture could look like, and how we can and already are making the shift.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849710541 - AU $ 39.95    
State of the World Atlas   The State of the World Atlas
Dan Smith
Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down the statistics to provide a compelling analysis of our main social, economic and ecological issues.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844075737 - AU $ 34.95    
State of the World's Cities 2010/11   State of the World's Cities 2010/11
Explores the ways in which many urban dwellers are excluded from the advantages of city life.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849711760 - AU $ 59.95    
Straight Up   Straight Up
Joseph J. Romm
How the media is missing the story of the century.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597267168 - AU $ 14.95    
Sustainable Food   Sustainable Food
Michael Mobbs
Help reduce the carbon emissions associated with growing, processing, transporting, selling and disposing food.

Paperback - ISBN:9781920705541 - AU $ 45.00    
Tackling Wicked Problems   Tackling Wicked Problems
Valerie A Brown , John A Harris , Jacqueline Y Russell
Provides a framework that will guide the design and conduct of open-ended enquiries.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844079254 - AU $ 87.00    
Upside Down World   Upside Down World
Penny Olsen AM
Documents how our scientific knowledge evolved, using collectors' and naturalists' journals to enhance these stories.

Paperback - ISBN:9780642277060 - AU $ 39.95    
Urban Consumption   Urban Consumption
Peter Newton
Explores the prospect for winding back current levels of household consumption in high income societies.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096875 - AU $ 49.95    
Visualizing Climate Change   Visualizing Climate Change
Stephen R J Sheppard
Using spectacular visual imagery, this book demonstrates new ways to make carbon and climate change visible in our own backyards.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078202 - AU $125.00    
Vital Signs 2013 Volume 20   Vital Signs 2013 Volume 20
The Worldwatch Institute
Documents over two dozen trends that are shaping our future in concise analyses and clear tables and graphs.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914567 - AU $ 26.99    
Water   Water
Ian Prosser
The latest information from CSIRO, providing a clear picture of the water challenges and prospects facing Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100527 - AU $ 24.95    
Why Noise Matters   Why Noise Matters
John Stewart, Francis McManus, Nigel Rodgers, Val Weedon, Arline Bronzaft
Written by a renowned noise campaigner and experts in law and health, this book tells you all you need to know about noise as a social, cultural and environmental issue.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712576 - AU $ 55.00    
World on the Edge   World on the Edge
Lester Brown
Calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712743 - AU $ 29.95    

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