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  • Blue Planet II
    Blue Planet II (English, Hardback) James Honeyborne, Mark Brownlow

    The perfect Christmas gift for the nature-lover in your lifeTake a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. Blue Planet II, which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet.

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  • The Cloud Book
    The Cloud Book (English, Paperback) Richard Hamblyn

    A guide to the clouds, helping you to identify various cloud types and related phenomena, and understand its implications for the weather. It follows a logical progression from low clouds to the high stratus clouds, and on to special clouds. It features an introduction on the history of cloud classification.

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  • The Songs Of Trees
    The Songs Of Trees (English, Hardback) David George Haskell

    "Here is a book to nourish the spirit. The Songs of Trees is a powerful argument against the ways in which humankind has severed the very biological networks that give us our place in the world. Listen as David Haskell takes his stethoscope to the heart of nature - and discover the poetry and music contained within."  ...

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  • Wonderland
    Wonderland (English, Hardback) Brett Westwood, Stephen Moss

    A life-affirming nature diary - with something amazing to see and experience on every day of the year -from award-winning authors and Springwatch experts Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss.

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  • Meteorology Manual
    Meteorology Manual (English, Hardback) Storm Dunlop

    There is growing interest in learning about how weather systems are formed, what causes variations in the weather, and how to study and predict the movement of weather systems to enable accurate weather forecasting. Meteorology manual provides an easy-to-read introduction for newcomers to the subject, while providing a sufficient level of detail to prove useful to those who already have a basic understanding. The text is supported by numerous colour diagrams and photographs, including comprehensive illustration of cloud types and weather systems.

    $25.44 $34.95
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  • A Natural History of the Hedgerow
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow (English, Paperback) John Wright

    It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and butterflies. But as much as we might dream about foraging for mushrooms or collecting wayside nettles for soup, most of us are unaware of quite how profoundly hedgerows have shaped the history of our...

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  • The Met Office Pocket Cloud Book
    The Met Office Pocket Cloud Book (Hardback) Richard Hamblyn

    A beautifully illustrated, but rugged and durable, pocket reference guide to clouds and cloud formations, helping the reader to identify every cloud type and to understand its implications for the weather.

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  • Counting Sheep
    Counting Sheep (English, Paperback) Philip Walling

    Sheep are the thread that runs through the history of the English countryside. Our fortunes were once founded on sheep, and this book tells a story of wool and money and history, of merchants and farmers and shepherds, of English yeomen and how they got their freedom, and above all, of the soil. Sheep have helped define our culture and topography, impacting on everything from accent and idiom,...

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  • The Geology of Britain
    The Geology of Britain (English, Paperback) Peter Toghill

    This text covers the geological history of Britain from over 2000 million years ago to the present day. An introductory chapter covers basic geological principles, followed by chapters describing the rocks, minerals and fossils of each period.

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  • The Map That Changed the World
    The Map That Changed the World (Paperback) Simon Winchester

    Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was beset by troubles. This title tells his story.

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  • Ah the Beach! 2018 Wall Calendar
    Ah the Beach! 2018 Wall Calendar (English, Calendar) Willow Creek Press

    Picture yourself on a sunlit, sugar sand beach before a turquoise sea. Now picture yourself on a different beach every month of the year! This Wish You Were There! calendar transports you to a tropical paradise all year long. You can almost hear the waves lapping at the sand in this large format calendar with its twelve dazzling full color photographs.

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  • Among The Summer Snows
    Among The Summer Snows (Hardback) Christopher Nicholson

    Christopher Nicholson's first book of nature writing is a beautiful account of an unusual obsession. In 2016 he spent August searching for the remaining snows of the Scottish Highlands. His account of his solitary walk is by turns funny, fascinating and inspiring. A meditation on walking, mountains, snow and our changing climate, Nicholson also turns his curious eye on nature-lovers themselves....

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  • The Cloud Collector's Handbook
    The Cloud Collector's Handbook (Hardback) Gavin Pretor-Pinney

    From the author of the bestselling THE CLOUDSPOTTER'S GUIDE comes the essential aid for everyday cloudspotting

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  • Set in Stone
    Set in Stone (English, Paperback) Alan McKirdy

    A concise, illustrated introduction to the geology of Scotland.

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  • Weather 2018
    Weather 2018 (English, Calendar) Firefly Books

    A wall calendar featuring beautiful meteorological photographs by leading photographers and 365 weather facts.

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  • Building Natural Ponds
    Building Natural Ponds (English, Paperback) Robert Pavlis

    Build a natural pond for wildlife, beauty, and quiet contemplation

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  • How to Read the Landscape
    How to Read the Landscape (Paperback) Robert Yarham

    An easily accessible, highly illustrated guide to the geology, geography and geomorphology that forms landscapes.

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  • Human Universe
    Human Universe (English, Paperback) Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller`Engaging, ambitious and creative' GuardianWhere are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?

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  • Insects
    Insects (English, Hardback) Stefan Gates

    Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species. Instead it's an informative field guide: exploring the origins of insect eating, offering tips on finding edible bugs and serving up a few delicious ideas of how to eat them once you've tracked them down!

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  • Linescapes
    Linescapes (English, Hardback) Hugh Warwick

    timely and essential reading' Kathy Willis, Director of Science, Kew GardensIt is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines - the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; for while nature does not tend to straight lines and discrete borders, our lines can and do contain a real potential for wildness and for wildlife.

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