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Fair Food: Stories From A Movement Changing the World
Fair Food: Stories...
Nick Rose


Australia’s food system is broken. We have one of the highest rates of deforestation, biodiversity loss and species extinction on the planet. What can we do?


Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World
Toxin Toxout: Gett...
Rick Smith
Bruce Lourie


Following the runaway success of their first book, two of the world’s leading environmental activists give practical and often surprising advice for removing toxic chemicals from our bodies and homes. ...


The Last Place You’d Look for a Wallaby: My Obsessive Quest to Seek Out Alien Species
The Last Place You...
Glen Chilton


One man’s obsessive quest to seek out alien species the world over


Pedder Dreaming: Olegas Truchanas and a lost Tasmanian Wilderness
Pedder Dreaming: O...
Natasha Cica


Stunningly illustrated with original Truchanas photographs from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, and artwork from the Sunday Group, Pedder Dreaming captures the brutality, raw beauty and vulnerability of the ...


Pygmonia: My Quest For The Secret Land Of The Pygmies
Pygmonia: My Quest...
Peter McAllister


One man's quest to uncover the hidden land of the pygmies. Archaeologist Peter McAllister had never given much thought to Pygmies. When he chanced upon an early 20th-century photograph of Pygmy-size ...


Slow Death By Rubber Duck: How The Toxic Chemistry Of Everyday Life Affects Our Health
Slow Death By Rubb...
Rick Smith
Bruce Lourie


'Why don't we experiment on ourselves?' When leading environmentalists Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie decided to tell the story of pollution in our modern world by using their own bodies as laboratories, ...


The World That We Want
The World That We ...
Kim Michelle Toft


A stunning interactive environmental picture book illustrating the unique ecosystems of North Queensland. Each illustration has been exquisitely created by hand painting on silk and each contains 10 r ...


The Pastures Of The Blue Crane
The Pastures Of Th...
Hesba Brinsmead


Now back in print – One of Australia’s most loved children’s books Brought up in the solitary environment of exclusive boarding schools, Ryl has learned to be independent, but when her mysterious fath ...

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Valuing Fisheries
Valuing Fisheries
Tor Hundloe


Humans have been fishing for food and pleasure since time immemorial. Long before the development of powerful commercial fishing vessels, tribal communities sought fish and other marine life for food ...

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Neptune
Neptune's Nursery
Kim Michelle Toft
Alan Sheather


This is a visually stunning picture information book by award-winning illustrator Kim Toft and co-authors Kim Toft and Allan Sheather. An environmental hide-and-seek game book that explores the birthi ...



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