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Against the Grain   Against the Grain
Bill Hampel
Fourteen farmers tell how they are adapting to climate change. These inspiring and informative farmer stories open up a world new to most city dwellers.

Paperback - ISBN:9781925078503 - AU $ 29.95    
Atlas of Health   The Atlas of Health
Diarmuid O'Donovan
Maps the causes and incidences of the major diseases as well as the economic, social and environmental factors that impact on people's health worldwide.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844074655 - AU $ 37.99    
Australia's Water Resources   Australia's Water Resources
John Pigram
This book explores the recent profound reorientation of attitudes and relationships to water in Australia.

Beyond Drought   Beyond Drought
Linda Courtenay Botterill, Melanie Fisher
Challenges the traditional view of drought as a natural disaster, advocating a policy approach based on risk management.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643069541 - AU $ 34.95    
Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion   Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion
Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John Benzie, Jonathan West
Provides a broad introduction to anaerobic digestion and its potential to turn agricultural crops or crop residues, animal and other organic waste, into biomethane.

Hardback - ISBN:9780415698405 - AU $184.00    
Blue Urbanism   Blue Urbanism
Timothy Beatley
Exploring issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the wonders of marine life.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610914055 - AU $ 35.00    
Bush Capital Year   A Bush Capital Year
Ian Fraser, Peter Marsack
Follows a year in the nature reserves, rural and suburban areas of the ACT.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101555 - AU $ 49.95    
Chasing Water   Chasing Water
Brian Ritcher
A cohesive and complete story of water scarcity: where it is happening, what is causing it, and how it can be addressed.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610915380 - AU $ 49.95    
Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon   Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon
Peter J Cook
Outlines the global challenge of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643094857 - AU $ 39.95    
Climate Change   Climate Change
A Barrie Pittock
Leading climate researcher Barrie Pittock revisits the effects that global warming is having on our planet.

Coastal Towns in Transition   Coastal Towns in Transition
Raymond James Green
Explores how development is perceived to negatively impact on the character of small coastal communities in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095335 - AU $120.00    
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.

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.

Demystifying Sustainability   Demystifying Sustainability
Haydn Washington
This book is one of the first that aims to demystify sustainability so that the layperson can understand the key issues, questions and values involved.

Paperback - ISBN:9781138812697 - AU $ 75.99    
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    
Dry Times   Dry Times
Mark Stafford Smith, Julian Cribb
Deserts can teach us new ways to live, manage scarce resources, cope with a harsh climate, isolation and a lack of water and energy.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095274 - AU $ 49.95    
Ecological Restoration   Ecological Restoration
Andre F Clewell, James Aronson
A completely revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to this rapidly growing discipline.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911689 - AU $ 44.99    
Ecopolis   Ecopolis
Paul F Downton
A book about cities, ecology and climate change written by one of Australia’s leading advocates and pioneers of sustainable architecture.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643095786 - AU $130.00    
Energy, Environment and Development   Energy, Environment and Development
José Goldemberg, Oswaldo Lucon
This second edition has been expanded and updated to cover how energy is related to the major challenges of sustainability faced by the world today.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844077496 - AU $ 59.95    
Flammable Australia   Flammable Australia
Richard J Williams, A Malcolm Gill, Ross A Bradstock
Leading researchers give an overview of the field of fire ecology in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643104822 - AU $ 79.95    
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    
Global Megatrends   Global Megatrends
Stefan Hajkowicz
A creative, entertaining and interesting treatise on the future of the world.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301409 - AU $ 35.00    
GM Crops   GM Crops
Jennifer Thomson
A balanced, scientific perspective on the issues surrounding genetically modified crops.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643091603 - AU $ 44.95    
Gold Coast Transformed   The Gold Coast Transformed
Tor Hundloe, Bridgette McDougall, Craig Page
Looks at the impacts of environmentally destructive development on the Gold Coast's beaches, wildlife, and terrestrial and marine environments.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486303298 - AU $ 59.95    
Green Harvest   Green Harvest
Rebecca Jones
Explores the ideas and practices that have shaped organic farming and gardening in Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098374 - AU $ 49.95    
Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems   Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems
Geoff Stapleton, Susan Neill
Provides a clear introduction to solar radiation and then covers the planning, design and installation of the world's fastest growing energy technology.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849713443 - AU $ 94.00    
Holistic Management Handbook   Holistic Management Handbook
Jody Butterfield, Sam Bingham, Allan Savory
Shows how to profitably restore and promote the health of your land through practices that mimic nature.

Paperback - ISBN:9781559638852 - AU $ 49.95    
In Search of Sustainability   In Search of Sustainability
Jenny Goldie, Bob Douglas, Bryan Furnass
Leading Australians present their thoughts on what the main issues are for moving towards a sustainable future.

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    
Life and Death of the Australian Backyard   The Life and Death of the Australian Backyard
Tony Hall
Examines the disappearance of the traditional, substantial Australian backyard.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098169 - AU $ 69.95    
Life Cycle Assessment   Life Cycle Assessment
Ralph E Horne, Tim Grant, Karli Verghese
Focuses on the important practice of LCA in Australia, and provides critical insight into the technique and how it can be used as a problem-solving tool.

Lifting the Bonnet On Wheatbelt Woodlands   Lifting the Bonnet On Wheatbelt Woodlands
Nathan McQuoid
This important and comprehensive guide introduces a new way of caring for the woodlands of Southwest Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921031465 - AU $ 34.99    
Managing Arsenic in the Environment   Managing Arsenic in the Environment
Ravi Naidu, Euan Smith, Gary Owens, Prosun Bhattacharya, Peter Nadebaum
An authorative overview of arsenic contamination, its impacts and the latest risk management and remediation strategies.

Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems   Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems
Christian Messier, Klaus J Puettmann, K David Coates
Links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management.

Hardback - ISBN:9780415519779 - AU $150.00    
Managing Water for Australia   Managing Water for Australia
Karen Hussey, Stephen Dovers
Addresses major challenges in implementing required reforms in Australian water policy and management.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643093928 - AU $ 54.95    
Measuring Progress: Is Life Getting Better?   Measuring Progress: Is Life Getting Better?
R Eckersley
A wide-ranging exploration of national progress spanning social, economic and environmental perspectives.

More Than Honey   More Than Honey
Markus Imhoof, Claus-Peter Lieckfeld
A look at the far-reaching consequences of the decline of the bee population—a decline that could ultimately contribute to a global famine.

Paperback - ISBN:9781771640992 - AU $ 24.99    
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    
Next Generation Infrastructure   Next Generation Infrastructure
Hillary Brown
Takes a critical but ultimately hopeful look at how our infrastructure networks can be made more efficient, less environmentally damaging, and more resilient.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911818 - AU $ 56.00    
Photography for Field Work   Photography for Field Work

Written to provide field officers and land managers with a basic understanding of photography and photographic techniques.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742563534 - AU $ 20.00    
Planning Sustainable Transport   Planning Sustainable Transport
Barry Hutton
This book offers a thoughtful critique of existing methodology and policy, raising issues, providing facts, explaining linkages and stimulating debate.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713917 - AU $ 91.99    
Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia   Plant Germplasm Conservation in Australia
Catherine A Offord, Patricia F Meagher
Strategies to conserve Australia’s unique native plant heritage depend on understanding how plant species function.

Paperback - ISBN:9780975219119 - AU $ 39.95    
Planting Wetlands and Dams   Planting Wetlands and Dams
Nick Romanowski
A step-by-step, plain language guide to the creation of conditions in which wetland plants will thrive.

Preserving Rural Australia   Preserving Rural Australia
A Robertson, R Watts
Deals with broad issues relating to resource decline and how different groups deal with these issues from social, economic and ecological points of view.

Principles of Sustainability   The Principles of Sustainability
Simon Dresner
Covers the latest on the climate change front, particularly the advances in scientific understanding and political awareness of climate change.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844074969 - AU $ 49.95    
Protecting the Future   Protecting the Future
Sarah Holdsworth, Tricia Caswell
Describes the practical implementation of global sustainability principles in a major tertiary institution.

Reducing the Impacts of Development on Wildlife   Reducing the Impacts of Development on Wildlife
Deborah Gleeson, James Gleeson
Practical measures to reduce the impacts of development on terrestrial wildlife, promoting ecologically sustainable development.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100329 - AU $ 89.95    
Resetting the Compass   Resetting the Compass
David Yencken, Debra Wilkinson
Australia's Journey Towards Sustainability

Resilience and Transformation   Resilience and Transformation
Steven Cork
Explores what factors contribute to Australia's resilience, what trends are apparent, and what actions are required to better prepare us.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643098121 - AU $ 44.95    
Resilience Practice   Resilience Practice
Brian Walker, David Salt
Applies resilience thinking to real-world situations and explores how systems can be managed to promote and sustain resilience.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597268011 - AU $ 39.99    
Social Assessment in Natural Resource Management Institutions   Social Assessment in Natural Resource Management Institutions
Marcus Lane, Allan Dale, Nick Taylor
Outlines and analyses how social assessment has been integrated within natural resource management institutions to date.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643065581 - AU $ 64.95    
Sustainability for Healthcare Management   Sustainability for Healthcare Management
Carrie Rich, J Knox Singleton, Seema S Wadhwa
Challenges healthcare leaders to think through the implications of their decisions from fiscal, societal and environmental perspectives.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415530361 - AU $ 59.95    
Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change   Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change
Mark Diesendorf
A call to action on climate change, filled with clear and detailed information on the strategies we need to adopt to ensure a sustainable future for the planet.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233901 - AU $ 54.99    
Sustainable Futures   Sustainable Futures
Jenny Goldie, Katharine Betts
Describes world-leading research in population, resource scarcity, climate change and food security and their effect on Australia.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301898 - AU $ 39.95    
Ten Commitments Revisited   Ten Commitments Revisited
David Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers, Steve Morton
A must read follow up to the highly successful Ten Commitments book.

Paperback - ISBN:9781486301676 - AU $ 49.95    
Ten Commitments   Ten Commitments
David Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers, Molly Harriss Olson, Steve Morton
Leading environmental thinkers speak on environmental issues facing Australia.

Three Secrets of Green Business   The Three Secrets of Green Business
Gareth Kane
Leading green business expert reveals everything you need to know about making your business green while increasing profits.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078745 - AU $ 34.95    
Transitions   Transitions
Peter W Newton
An in-depth introduction to important social and political issues around the future of city planning for the next generation.

Hardback - ISBN:9780643094192 - AU $195.00    
Trees for Saltland   Trees for Saltland
N Marcar, D Crawford, P Leppert, T Jovanovic, R Floyd, R Farrow
Aims to assist in the management of soil salinity by describing a range of species tolerant of saline soils.

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 $110.00    
Urban Ecosystems   Urban Ecosystems
Robert A Francis, Michael A Chadwick
Reviews what is currently known about urban ecosystems in a short and approachable text that will serve as a key resource for teaching and learning related to the urban environment.

Paperback - ISBN:9780415698030 - AU $ 70.99    
Value of Water in a Drying Climate   The Value of Water in a Drying Climate
Tor Hundloe, Christine Crawford
This timely book establishes a template for all types of resource allocation disputes, whether in Australia or overseas.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101609 - AU $ 59.95    
Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society   The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society
Arjen Hoekstra
Shows how the water footprint concept can be used to quantify and map the water use behind consumption and how it can guide reduction of water use to a sustainable level.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849714273 - AU $ 49.95    
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    
What the Frack?   What the Frack?
Paddy Manning
An expert journalist unpicks the coal seam gas extraction story.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742233659 - AU $ 14.99    
World Atlas of Mangroves   World Atlas of Mangroves
Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma, Lorna Collins
This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves.

Hardback - ISBN:9781844076574 - AU $156.00    

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