by Ken Simpson , Ken Simpson, Nicholas Day & others
Since it was first published in 1984, Simpson & Day's Field Guide to the Birds of Australia has been one of the most - if not the most - respected bird guide in the country. It has sold over 500 000 copies. The guide contains 132 superb ...
Classic Guide to the Birds of Australia
by Neville W. Cayley
Neville Cayley's What Bird is That? is Australia's most popular bird-identification guide. This comprehensive and authoritative field guide now in its second edition has been fully revised and updated by prominent ornithologist Terence Lindsey ...
This guide is a fabulous resource for bird lovers, watchers, and professional twitchers interested in Australian birds. It covers every major Australian bird group and includes a distribution map showing where each bird can be found.
by Björn Elmbrant
Dansen kring guldkalven är en bok om drömmar. Drömmar som gick i kras när luften gick ur börsen efter det senaste millennieskiftet. Somliga drömde om snabba pengar och evig tillväxt på en aktiebörs som tycktes kunna omvandla vad som helst till guld.
by Blair, D. G.
After decades of research, physicists now know how to detect Einstein's gravitational waves. Advanced gravitational wave detectors, the most sensitive instruments ever created, will be almost certain of detecting the births of black holes ...
True tales of trophies, tiddlers and the ones that got away
by Patrick Walsh
<p>From the Quebec wilds to the Arctic Circle to the Pacific Ocean, follow along as Editor-in-Chief Patrick Walsh reprises some of his favourite fishing tales from the pages of <em>Outdoor Canada</em> magazine. Whether he’s tackling giant ...
An Ecological Perspective on Earth
by R. Edward Grumbine
In Thinking Like a Mountain, we have excerpted a clear and inviting introduction to the science of conservation biology from Ed Grumbine's previous book, Ghost Bears. Grumbine offers a succinct and evocative description of why we should all care ...
by Hirsch, Philip
High Stakes and Hard Choices, Revised Edition
by Joel A. Mintz
<p>The only published work that treats the historical evolution of EPA enforcement, this book provides a candid inside glimpse of a crucial aspect of the work of an important federal agency. Based on 190 personal interviews with present and ...
by Thomas Hall
<EM>Planning and Urban Growth in Nordic Countries</EM> examines urban development and planning in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Emphasis is on the period from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, and the authors of each ...
by Nadkarni, Nalini
World-renowned canopy biologist Nalini Nadkarni has climbed trees on four continents with scientists, students, artists, clergymen, musicians, activists, loggers, legislators, and Inuits, gathering diverse perspectives. In <I>Between Earth and ...
Classic American Labor-Saving Devices
by Byron D. Halsted
Farm Conveniences and How to Make Them is a fascinating volume abounding in valuable hints and suggestions for the construction of homemade farming and homesteading devices. First published in 1884, it contains the best ideas gathered from ...
by Rust, Stephen
<P><EM>Ecocinema Theory and Practice </EM>is the first collection of its kind-an anthology that offers a comprehensive introduction to the rapidly growing field of eco-film criticism, a branch of critical scholarship that investigates cinema's ...
An Economic Analysis of the Wealth from the Oceans
by Marco Colazingari
<P>This book offers a comprehensive and systematic examination of the issues involved within Ocean Economics. The oceans are the last frontier on Earth, and research and exploration are key to developing and enhancing global economic activity ...
An Excerpt from Fly Fishing Central & Southeastern Oregon
by Harry Teel
Fly Fishing Mann Lake is an excerpt from the larger book Fly Fishing Central & Southeastern Oregon, which covers 22 waters including small streams, large rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. Detailed maps, photographs, and Harry Teel's wisdom guide you ...