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  • Rain
    Rain (Hardback) Melissa Harrison

    Reveals how rain is not just an essential element of the world around us, but a key part of our own identity too. In this book, the author explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.

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  • A Natural History of the Hedgerow
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow (English, Hardback) 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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  • Evolution: The Whole Story
    Evolution: The Whole Story (Paperback) Steve Parker, Dr. Alice Roberts

    Contains everything you need to know about the development and survival of life on Earth. This book includes detailed comparative anatomy, evolutionary legacies, and the breakthrough theories of eminent scientists.

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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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  • Modern Marine Weather
    Modern Marine Weather (English, Paperback) David Burch $31.49 $39.00
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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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  • Reeds Weather Handbook
    Reeds Weather Handbook (English, Paperback) Frank Singleton

    This pocket-sized aide-memoire will equip sailors (and other outdoors people) with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.

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  • Red
    Red (English, Hardback) Jacky Colliss Harvey

    RED: A HISTORY OF THE REDHEAD is the first book to explore the history of red hair and red-headedness throughout the world. With an obsessive fascination that is as contagious as it is compelling, author Jacky Colliss Harvey begins her quest in prehistory and traces the redhead gene as it made its way out of Africa with the early human diaspora, to its emergence under Northern skies. She goes on...

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  • Life on Air
    Life on Air (Paperback) Sir David Attenborough

    Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. He is also Britain's most respected and lauded natural history broadcaster and writer, championing conservation and standing at the forefront of issues concerning the planet's declining species. This title tells us of his experiences of filming in the 21st century.

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  • How to Read Water
    How to Read Water (English, Hardback) Tristan Gooley

    A New York Times Bestseller From the author of The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs and The Natural Navigator: a guide to the hidden world of water?from puddles to oceans?with skills, tips, and useful observations to help you navigate?and understand?the landscape around you In his eye-opening books The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs and The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley helped readers reconnect with nature by finding direction from the trees, stars, clouds, and more. Now, he turns his attention to our most abundant?yet perhaps least understood?resource.   Distilled from his far-flung adventures?sailing solo across the Atlantic, navigating with Omani tribespeople, canoeing in Borneo, and walking in his own backyard?Gooley shares hundreds of techniques in How to Read Water. Readers will:  Find north using puddlesForecast the weather from wavesDecode the colors of pondsSpot dangerous water in the darkDecipher wave patterns on beaches, and more!

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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.

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  • The Story of Earth
    The Story of Earth (English, Paperback) Robert M Hazen

    Hailed by The New York Times for writing ?with wonderful clarity about science . . . that effortlessly teaches as it zips along,? nationally bestselling author Robert M. Hazen offers a radical new approach to Earth history in this intertwined tale of the planet's living and nonliving spheres. With an astrobiologist's imagination, a historian's perspective, and a naturalist's eye, Hazen calls upon...

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  • Rain
    Rain (English, Paperback) Melissa Harrison

    A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes.

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  • Rewild or Die
    Rewild or Die (Paperback) Urban Scout $17.59
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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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  • Audubon Nature: A Birder's Wall Calendar 2018
    Audubon Nature: A Birder's Wall Calendar 2018 (English, Calendar) Workman Publishing

    Audubon Nature is the definitive wall calendar for nature lovers, birders, environmentalists, and travel enthusiasts alike. Here are glorious sites in nature?and the birds that inhabit them?across seasons and locales. Discover the beauty of a Trumpeter Swan gliding in Wonder Lake, Denali National Park. Behold the amazing Dalmatian Pelicans at Lake Kerkini, Greece. Take a peek at the secretive...

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  • The Sixth Extinction
    The Sixth Extinction (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Kolbert

    Drawing on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists and other researchers, an award-winning writer for The New Yorker discusses the five devastating mass extinctions on earth and predicts the coming of a sixth. 75,000 first printing.

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

    A concise, illustrated introduction to the geology of Scotland.

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