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    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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    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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    Modern Marine Weather (English, Paperback) David Burch $29.58 $39.00
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    Rain (Paperback) Melissa Harrison

    Whenever rain falls, our countryside changes. Fields, farms, hills and hedgerows appear altered, the wildlife behaves differently, and over time the terrain itself is transformed. The author explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.

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  • Reeds
    Reeds Weather Handbook (English, Paperback) Frank Singleton, Alison Noice

    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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    How to Read Water (English, Hardback) Tristan Gooley

    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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  • Rewild
    Rewild or Die (Paperback) Urban Scout $19.40
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  • Meteorology
    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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  • Life
    Life of a Chalkstream (Paperback) Simon Cooper

    This delightful book records a year in the life of an essentially English waterscape, one that is home to a vast array of wildlife and natural habitat of the keen angler - the chalkstream.

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    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...

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    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 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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  • Planet
    Planet Earth: II (English, Hardback) Stephen Moss

    With over 250 photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's footage, this book looks at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment defined by a unique set of rules required for survival.

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  • Gods,
    Gods, Wasps and Stranglers (English, Hardback) Mike Shanahan

    They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers … rainforest royalty … more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Gods, Wasps and Stranglers tells their amazing story.Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures and played key roles in the dawn of civilization. They feature in...

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  • Verdant
    Verdant Gnosis (Paperback) Catamara Rosarium

    VERDANT GNOSIS is a poetic rendering of the Latin expression, Viridis Geniii, which refers to the collective spiritual intelligence of our botanical environment. Viridis means 'green, verdant, growing'-all that is lush and nourishing; while genii is the origin of the words 'genius' and 'genie'-the spirit, daemon, or guiding intelligence of an entity. Viridis Genii-the verdant gnosis-is thus the...

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  • Koyo's
    Koyo's Odyssey (Hardback) James E Stevenson $24.38
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    London's Lost Rivers (English, Paperback) Tom Bolton

    When people think of London's rivers, the vast thoroughfare of the Thames immediately springs to mind. But this ancient city was built around other rivers too - and traces of these still remain for those who know where to look. London's lost rivers takes the reader on a series of walks along the routes of five lost rivers, combining directions for walkers with fascinating anecdotes of the people...


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