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            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
             

            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosley, Dr Michael

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            AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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            ISBN 9781760857592
            Published NZ 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast After Katrina and Rita
             

            Resilience and Opportunity: Lessons from the U.S. Gulf Coast After Katrina and Rita (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Liu, Amy; Anglin, Roland V.; Mizelle, Richard M., Jr.; Plyer, Allison

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            Resilience and Opportunity examines the important ingredients in post-disaster recovery, with an eye toward how to rebuild communities that are more resilient and prosperous in the face of multiple disasters.

            ISBN 9780815721499
            Released NZ 1 May 2011
            Publisher Brookings Institution
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Awesome Forces: The Natural Hazards that Threaten New Zealand
              

            Awesome Forces: The Natural Hazards that Threaten New Zealand (Paperback, Revised edition)

            By Hicks, Geoff; Campbell, Hamish

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            Massively revised and updated in 2012, this all-new edition of our bestselling introduction to New Zealand's natural hazards and disasters is now more relevant than ever. Informative, instructive and very generously illustrated - and written by some of New Zealand's leading scien...tists - this massively revised and updated edition of our bestselling title contains all-new sections on climate change and the social and emotional impact of disasters, making it more relevant than ever.
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            ISBN 9781877385872
            Published NZ 19 Oct 2012
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency

            Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency (Hardback)

            By Lynas, Mark

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            Mark Lynas revisits his eye-opening and vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it's only looking worse.

            ISBN 9780008308551
            Released NZ 1 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Monograph 25 Atlas of Isoseismal Maps of New Zealand Earthquakes
               

            Monograph 25 Atlas of Isoseismal Maps of New Zealand Earthquakes (CD-Rom, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Downes, G. L.; Dowrick, David J.

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            ISBN 9780478196634
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2014
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Superstorm Sandy
              

            Superstorm Sandy (Library Binding)

            By Peppas, Lynn

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            By the time Hurricane Sandy had hit New York City on October 22, 2012, it had left a trail of death and destruction across the Caribbean and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Affecting 24 U.S. states, Sandy is the second-costliest hurricane in United States history. This... informative book follows the timeline of the hurricane and features personal accounts by those who experienced the destruction in many New York City and New Jersey neighborhoods.
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            ISBN 9780778711933
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2014
            Publisher Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Disaster Alert!
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            The Visitation: The Earthquakes of 1848 and the destruction of Wellington
               

            The Visitation: The Earthquakes of 1848 and the destruction of Wellington (Paperback)

            By Grapes, Rodney

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            Wellington was only a fledgling settlement of some 3,000 people when it was struck by a cluster of devastating earthquakes in 1848. Now the authoritative text on this event, this scientific and historic account explains the cause of the earthquakes, the geological aftermath, the ...quakes' impact on early British settlers, and predictions of larger movements along the Wellington Fault in New Zealand's future making it a compelling read for science and history buffs alike.
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            ISBN 9780864736864
            Published NZ 11 Apr 2011
            Publisher Victoria University Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Fukushima

            Fukushima (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Willacy, Mark

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            On 11 March 2011, Japan was rocked by the most violent earthquake in her history and one of the largest ever recorded. The quake itself was just the start of a chain of disastrous events, creating a massive tsunami that slammed the shores of north eastern Japan.

            ISBN 9781742612959
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2013
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Angel: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

            Angel: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (Paperback)

            By Daniel, Zoe; Edited by White, Lyn

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            Angel's family has seen many typhoons. For generations they've passed across the central Philippines around November, bringing with them drenching rains and strong winds. Lately they seem to be stronger, more destructive, but Angel and her family and their neighbours know how to ...batten down for big storms. It's part of their way of life. But when the biggest typhoon of all comes to Tacloban, Angel faces the biggest challenge of her life ...
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            ISBN 9781760113773
            Published NZ 25 Jul 2018
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES
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            Hotaka: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones

            Hotaka: Through My Eyes - Natural Disaster Zones (Paperback)

            By Heffernan, John; Edited by White, Lyn

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            A powerful and moving story about one boy caught up in the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011.

            ISBN 9781760113766
            Published NZ 22 Feb 2017
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series THROUGH MY EYES - NATURAL DISASTER ZONES
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