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            Ecological Science, The Biosphere

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            SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
             

            SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

            By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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            From reproduction to respiration and enzymes to ecosystems, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, and bring ...the science to life. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core biology topics, Super Simple Biology is the perfect accessible guide to biology for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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            ISBN 9780241390467
            Released NZ 19 May 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series SuperSimple
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            Ice: Chilling Stories from a Disappearing World

            Ice: Chilling Stories from a Disappearing World (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Buchanan, Gordon

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            From the mighty mammoths and deserts of ice to early explorers and polar survival, come face to face with one of Earth's greatest resources: ice. With captivating CGIs, illustrations, and photography, DK's Ice will take readers on an epic journey from the ice age to modern day, e...xploring how icy worlds are created and how creatures live in these harsh environments. Learn about early humans and how they survived in one of the most hostile environments on Earth, the tragic and treacherous journeys of early polar explorers, how icy landscapes developed, and meet the animals who make these bleak icy worlds their home. Detailed annotations explore the place of ice on our planet, and how we and other animals survive and interact with it. Ice is the perfect companion for any reader who wants to discover about icy worlds and the creatures that make them their home.
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            ISBN 9780241363393
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Into Thin Air
              

            Into Thin Air (EPUB ebook)

            By Krakauer, Jon

            A true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history.

            ISBN 9781743295540
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            Language en
            Released NZ 1 Nov 1999
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 15+ years
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            Into the Wild
              

            Into the Wild (EPUB ebook)

            By Krakauer, Jon

            Examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later. This book explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave ...civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude.
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            ISBN 9781743295533
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            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants
              

            Elephants: Birth, Death and Family in the Lives of the Giants (EPUB ebook)

            By Mumby, Dr Hannah

            Elephants are as unique as people. They can be clever and curious or headstrong and impulsive, shy or sociable. Learn to know them as individuals as well as a species in this evocative account of years spent studying elephant behaviour in the wild.

            ISBN 9780008331696
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            Language en
            Released NZ 2 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Conserving Native Forests
              

            Conserving Native Forests (PDF ebook – 452nd edition)

            Edited by Healey, Justin

            Looks at the current state of the world's forests and progress towards more sustainable forest conservation. It also focuses on how Australia is managing and conserving its own native forests. Topics include forestry protection policies; tree clearing and logging regulation; habi...tat destruction and species loss; and forestry certification, practices and plantations. What are the sustainable solutions to deforestation and forest management - how do we see the forests for the trees? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index.
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            ISBN 9781922274052
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            Language en
            Published NZ 28 Jan 2020
            Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
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            Series Issues in Society
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            Way Past Winter
              

            Way Past Winter (EPUB ebook)

            By Millwood Hargrave, Kiran

            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.

            ISBN 9781760272869
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            Released NZ 1 Feb 2019
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Facing Up: A remarkable journey to the summit of Everest
              

            Facing Up: A remarkable journey to the summit of Everest (EPUB ebook)

            By Grylls, Bear

            At the age of twenty-three, Bear Grylls became the youngest Briton to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Nevertheless, only two years after breaking his back in a freefall parachuting accident, Bear Grylls overcame a last-minute illness to stand on top of the world's highest moun...tain. This work presents the story of his adventure, and his courage.
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            ISBN 9781743035245
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            Released NZ 1 May 2000
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Guns, Germs and Steel: A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years
              

            Guns, Germs and Steel: A short history of everybody for the last 13,000 years (EPUB ebook)

            By Diamond, Jared

            This work abandons the conventional distinctions between history and science. Diamond focuses on what ancient people were endowed with in the way of land, animals and plants, and on the confrontations between less and more advanced people to see how this led to today's inequaliti...es.
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            ISBN 9781448180202
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            Released NZ 4 Jul 2013
            Publisher Random House
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            Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan
              

            Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan (EPUB ebook)

            By Parry, Richard Lloyd

            On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. This is the story of how a nation faced a catastrophe, and the bl...eak struggle to find consolation in the ruins.
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            ISBN 9781473546660
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            Released NZ 31 Aug 2017
            Publisher Random House
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