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Most popular Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning books

The most popular Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopolitics
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Way Past Winter
When Mila's brother disappears, she believes he's been taken by the Bear, a hooded stranger of legend who sought shelter at their home. Mila and her sisters follow his trail into the frozen north, determined to find a way past winter and bring their brother home.
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Elephant in My Kitchen: What the herd taught me about love, courage and survival
A powerful, moving sequel to the bestselling The Elephant Whisperer that tells the story of one woman's fight to protect a herd of elephants.
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Lost Words: Spell Songs
A companion piece to The Lost Words - A Spell Book by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, this beautifully presented hardback book features exclusive new spells and artwork and a CD of new music from an incredible collaboration between Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Seckou Keita, Kris Drever, Kerry Andrew, Rachel Newton, Beth Porter, Jim Molyneux.
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No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
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This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook
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Chernobyl: History of a Tragedy
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey
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Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future
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Royal Geographical Society Puzzle Book: Pit your wits against the world's greatest explorers
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Exposure
The remarkable David-against-Goliath story of the lawyer who took on industrial conglomerate DuPont in a huge class action - and won. Soon to be a major motion picture.
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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm
Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural ecological processes, and the stunning recovery of flora and fauna.
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Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm
Wilding tells the story of a remarkable experiment: the rewilding of the Knepp Estate in West Sussex, the restoration of natural ecological processes, and the stunning recovery of flora and fauna.
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British Library Magnificent Maps Puzzle Book
The Library has one of the largest and most impressivecartographic collections in the world, including manuscriptmaps and atlases, administrative records and plans, largescalesurveys and digital maps. From this rich resource, 100fascinating examples have been selected as the basisfor this puzzle book.
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know: Updated and revised to celebrate the author's 75th year
Sir Ranulph Fiennes looks back on a life lived at the very limits of human endeavour. An updated and revised edition of Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know, published to celebrate the author's 75th year.
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Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution
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Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
A groundbreaking and internationally acclaimed work of environmental history tracing the great climate change of the seventeenth century: the `Little Ice Age'.
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Our Planet
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Common Sense For The 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop Climate Breakdown And Social Collapse
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Harvest: The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects
Harvest follows their journey from the wildest parts of the planet, traversing Iceland, Indonesia, and Peru, to its urban centres, drawing on the voices of the gatherers, shearers and entrepreneurs who harvest, process and trade them.
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National Geographic Almanac 2020
The latest dynamic annual for the 21st century.
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More Plants Less Waste: Plant-based Recipes + Zero Waste Life Hacks with Purpose
Join Max La Manna on his journey to living more sustainably, celebrating the incredible power of aplant-based diet creating as minimal waste as possible. Max will show us how it easy it can be to think outside the box when it comes to a more conscious, simple lifestyle.
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More From Less: The surprising story of how we learned to prosper using fewer resources - and what happens next
The remarkable story of how business has taken us beyond a tipping point where we have passed 'peak stuff', helping us become more prosperous while using fewer raw materials.
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Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World
No one could have guessed that Endeavour would go on to become the most significant ship in the history of British exploration. Here, Peter Moore sets out to explore the different lives of this remarkable ship - from the acorn that grew into the oak that made her, to her rich and complex legacy.
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On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal
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Pacific: An Ocean of Wonders
This visually stunning publication highlights the importance of an ocean that covers very nearly a third of the surface of the globe, and which has dramatically shaped the world and people around it.
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Sylvan Cities: An Urban Tree Guide
'Full of gems; a manifesto for green cities. Babbs will turn us all into urban rangers, an unquiet army of neighbourhood watchers.' Max Adams, author of Wisdom of Trees
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Stronghold: One man's quest to save the world's wild salmon - before it's too late
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Girl of Ink & Stars
When Isabella's friend disappears, she volunteers to guide the search party. As a mapmaker's daughter, she's equipped with elaborate ink maps and knowledge of the stars, eager to navigate the island's forgotten heart. But beneath the mountains a legendary fire demon awakens, and her journey is fraught with danger ...
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Atlas of Unusual Borders: Discover Intriguing Boundaries, Territories and Geographical Curiosities
The world is not always what we think it is. This beautifully designed book presents unusual borders, enclaves and exclaves, divided or non-existent cities and islands. Numerous conflicts have left countries divided and often shattered. Remnants of countries can by design or accident be left behind as a legal anomaly in this complex world.
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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
This beautifully produced volume - colour plates, outstanding maps - is a landmark achievement.' - Ken McGoogan, author of Fatal Passage`I absolutely loved it: I had to read it at one sitting .
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18 Miles: The Epic Drama of the Atmosphere and its Weather
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Pearson Baccalaureate: Environmental Systems and Societies bundle 2nd edition
Pearson Baccalaureate Environmental Systems and Societies, 2nd edition is acomprehensive textbook that covers all eight topics from the course, along with advice on Internal Assessment, the Extended Essay, and links to Theory of Knowledge. It will help you to prepare thoroughly and methodically for your examinations.
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Waters of the World: the story of the scientists who unravelled the mysteries of our seas, glaciers, and atmosphere - and made the planet whole
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Ground Work: Writings on People and Places
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Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe
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Urban Aviary: A modern guide to city birds
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How to Draw a Map
How to Draw a Map is a fascinating meditation on the centuries-old art of map-making, from the first astronomical maps to the sophisticated GPS guides of today.
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Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places
But for those whose call deserts home, the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significance. Travelling to five continents over three years, visiting deserts both iconic and little-known, William Atkins discovers a realm that is as much internal as physical.
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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
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Times Universal Atlas of the World
The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. The atlas comes in a protective slipcase and has been fully updated with extra information next to each map.
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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
Now available to preorder: Michael Palin's North Korea JournalTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time. Carefully researched and well-crafted, it brings the story of a ship vividly to life.' Sunday Times`A great story .
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London's Hidden Rivers: A walker's guide to the subterranean waterways of London
London has many rivers, but they are often hidden under centuries of development. Rivers like the Walbrook, the Fleet or the Westbourne have left their mark on the city, and still form an important part of our subterranean world. David Fathers traces the course of twelve hidden rivers in a series of detailed guided walks, illustrating the traces they have left and showing the ways they have shaped the city., Each walk starts at the tube or rail station nearest to the source of the river, and then follows it down to the Thames through parkland, suburbia, historic neighbourhoods and the vestiges of our industrial past. Along the way there are encounters with such extraordinary Londoners as William Blake, Judy Garland, Paul Robeson, Terence Donovan, Bradley Wiggins, Nelson, Lenin, Freud, and the great Victorian engineer Joseph Bazalgette.Hidden Rivers of London contains over 120 km of walks, both north and south of the Thames. Winding through the hills, valleys and marshes that underlie the city, every page is a revelation.
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Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (And What We Can Do About Them)
A case study of the biggest natural disasters humanity has survived, andhow they have shaped our history.
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Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future
A riveting account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand Greenland's rapidly melting ice: a dramatic harbinger of climate change.
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Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER by 'Indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation' (Country Life) BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' Written in diary format, The Wood is the story of English woodlands as they change with the seasons.
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How Bad Are Bananas?: The carbon footprint of everything
Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon answers we need.
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Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps
Ben Coates, author of Why the Dutch are Different, cycles the Rhine river from mouth to source, discovering the mark it makes on Europe.
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Bloom: From Food to Fuel, The Epic Story of How Algae Can Save Our World
From the air we breathe, to our oceans and plant life, algae has helped create and sustain our world - and may just save it...
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A Walk with Charles Dickens along the Thames