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200 Light Vegetarian Dishes by Hamlyn - £4.99
A range of delicious low-calorie vegetarian dishes to enjoy which will delight your tastebuds without straining your waistband.   Cutting down on red meat is a great way to avoid eating too much saturated fat, as well as keeping your cholester ... more
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The Vegan Cheat Sheet: Your Take-Everywhere Guide to Plant-based Eating by Amy Cramer and Lisa McComsey - £9.99
Go vegan without going crazy.   The Vegan Cheat Sheet is a take-anywhere resource that puts all the essential information about eating vegan at your fingertips, featuring:   • Three weeks’ worth of exciting vegan menus • More than 100 no-braine ... more
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Woodworking Wisdom & Know-How: Everything You Need to Design, Build, and Create by Taunton Press - £13.99
The latest addition to Black Dog’s best-selling Wisdom and Know-How series, this complete, all-in-one, easy-to-follow resource, from the reliable experts at Taunton Press, covers everything you need to know about woodworking, from carving to building ... more
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From Deptford to Antarctica by Pete Wilkinson - £14.99
Pete Wilkinson helped establish Friends of the Earth, leaving after three years. In order to allow his his natural campaigning flair to flourish he then joined Greenpeace UK. He was a co-founding member and became a central figure in the UK’s embryon ... more
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Walking the Literary Landscape: 20 Classic Walks for Book-Lovers in Northern England by Ian Hamilton & Diane Roberts - £12.95
Literature and a love of the English countryside are natural companions. Walking the Literary Landscape brings the two together in a collection of 20 circular routes in the north of England, all between 3 and 9 miles (5 and 15 kilometres) in length. ... more
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Genes, Cells and Brains: The Promethean Promises of the New Biology by Hilary Rose and Steven Rose - £12.99
"On my must-read list!"(Margaret Atwood) Our fates lie in our genes and not in the stars, said James Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. But Watson could not have predicted the scale of the industry now dedicated to this new frontier. S ... more
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Encounters in the Wild: Barn Owl by Jim Crumley - £10.00
In the Encounters in the Wild series, renowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with British wildlife. With his inimitable passion and vision, he relives memorable encounters with some of our best-loved native species, offering as ... more
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Four Fields by Tim Dee - £9.99
One of the very best of the new nature writers meditates on the relationship between man and grass by looking at four real fields in four different continents.   Shortlisted for the 2014 Ondaatje Prize  In his first book since the acclai ... more
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Fired Up Vegetarian: No Nonsense Barbecuing by Ross Dobson - £14.99
Who said barbecues were just for meat eaters? King of the Grill Ross Dobson turns traditional barbecue food on its head with 80 versatile vegetable recipes for vegetarians and meat lovers alike.  Drawing on culinary influences from around the gl ... more
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The Joy of Walking: For Those Who Love to Roam by David Bathurst - £9.99
This pocket-sized miscellany, packed with fascinating facts, handy hints andcaptivating stories and quotes from the world of walking, is perfect for anyonewho knows the incomparable joy and freedom of lacing up your hiking bootsand heading for the hi ... more
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Philip's 101 Objects to Spot in the Night Sky: A Fun and Practical Guide to the Stars and Planets by Robin Scagell - £9.99
The new Philip's 101 Objects To Spot In The Night Sky is a fun and practical guide to identifying and observing 101 of the most fascinating and exciting sights in the northern-hemisphere sky for young newcomers to astronomy, explaining what can be se ... more
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Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide by Robin Scagell - £9.99
Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide provides the ideal introduction to the fascinating hobby of astronomy for the town dweller. These days, you don't have to live close to a city or town centre to suffer from the effects of light pollution. From your ... more
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Home Grown: Adventures in Parenting off the Beaten Path, Unschooling... by Ben Hewitt - £12.99
In this most personal of his books to date, Ben Hewitt shows us how small, mindful decisions about day-to-day life can lead to greater awareness of the world in our backyards and beyond. In telling the story of his sons’ unconventional education in t ... more
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Gardening and Planting by the Moon: Higher Yields in Vegetables and Flowers 2015 by Nick Kollerstrom - £8.99
Country folk know that planning their gardening to be in harmony with Lunar Rhythms produce better crops. It's that easy. Lunar gardening results higher yields and better flavoured vegetables. Flowers produce stronger displays and heightened color. ... more
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Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir by Tim Winton - £8.99
Tim Winton’s homage to the ocean and his childhood is a magnificent celebration of life at its limits.  On childhood holidays to the western coast, Tim Winton’s days followed a joyous rhythm. In the mornings, the sun and surf kept him outside ... more
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A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers: Facts and Folklore Through the Ages by David Squire - £9.99
Gardening is an age-old craft, steeped in mystique and peppered with handed-down wisdom, often derived from 'sons of the soil' who grew larger cabbages than their neighbours.   This fact-drenched and beautifully illustrated insight into garden ... more
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Question Everything: 132 Science Questions - and Their Unexpected Answers by New Scientist - £7.99
The dazzling new collection of scientific questions and answers from New Scientist magazine.  All science begins with questions... - Why is the night sky black, even though it's full of stars? - How do pebbles skim on water? - Why doesn't you ... more
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A Brush With Nature: Reflections on the Natural World by Richard Mabey - £9.99
Described as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', Richard Mabey has revealed his passion for the natural world in eloquent stories for BBC Wildlife Magazine. This volume features his favourite pieces and presents a fascinating and inspiring vie ... more
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Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat by Kara Davis and Wendy Lee (Editors) - £16.99
When The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams was published more than twenty years ago, it caused an immediate stir among writers and thinkers, feminists, and animal rights activists. Never before had the ... more
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Good Food: Veggie Dishes by Orlando Murrin - £4.99
For exciting vegetarian recipe ideas, try Good Food: Veggie Dishes. Divided into Soups, Salads and Snacks; Light Meals; Pasta, Rice and Noodles; Main Courses; Dairy-free Dishes and Desserts, you're guaranteed to find a tasty vegetarian recipe for eve ... more
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Philip's Stargazing 2015 by Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest - £6.99
A month-by-month guide to the northern-hemisphere night sky for 2015, written by the internationally known astronomy writers and broadcasters Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest.  Philip's Stargazing 2015 is a concise guide to the northern-hemisph ... more
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Infographic Guide to Cycling by RCUK (Road Cycling UK) - £12.99
A fun illustrated guide to the world of cycling and all things bike-related. This beautifully designed book presents cycling in a way you've never seen before.  Mixing cycling facts with expert bike tech advice, this book features a unique and ... more
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Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill - £19.99
Sustainable Fashion provides a unique and accessible overview of fashion ethics and sustainability issues of the past, present and future. This book is the first to situate today's eco-fashion movement in its multifaceted historical context, investig ... more
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Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth by Carol J. Adams and Lori Gruen - £19.99
Leading feminist scholars and activists as well as new voices introduce and explore themes central to contemporary ecofeminism.   Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth first offers an historical, grounding overvi ... more
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Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker - £14.99
After the massive, world-spanning, unanimously acclaimed Birds and People Mark Cocker looks in fascinating detail at his home parish in Norfolk and its wildlife.  In a single twelve-month cycle of daily writings Mark Cocker explores his relat ... more
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Birds of the Hedgerow, Field and Woodland by Raphael Nelson - £12.99
Volume III in Unicorn Press's In Arcadia Series is a beautiful bird book - elegant descriptions of our best-loved birds alongside simple, yet stunning woodcuts.   From Meadow Pipits to Jays via the Sedge Warbler, this is a treasure trove of ill ... more
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Under the Sea-Wind by Rachel Carson - £14.99
Under the Sea Wind describes the behaviour of fish and seabirds in story form, often using the scientific names of species as character names. Carson’s stated goal in doing so was “to make the sea and its life as vivid a reality for those who may rea ... more
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Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science by Philippe Squarzoni - £15.99
What are the causes and consequences of climate change? When the scale is so big, can an individual make any difference? Documentary, diary, and masterwork graphic novel, this up-to-date look at our planet and how we live on it explains what global w ... more
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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein - £20.00
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.  ... more
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Animal Rights by Mark Rowlands - £8.99
Are humans really different at all?  Animal Rights is a big deal. From animal testing to vegetarianism, and hunting to preservation of fish stocks, it's a topic that's always in the news. Mark Rowlands, author of The Philosopher and the Wolf, ... more
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Rainbow Warriors by Maite Mompo - £14.99
Following the lives of the three ships with the name Rainbow Warrior, this book, written by a long-serving Greenpeace activist, tells the inside stories of life on board and recounts some of the ships’ most exciting adventures and actions.   I ... more
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H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald - £14.99
‘In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, they’re the birdwatchers’ dark grail.’  ... more
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365 Vegan Smoothies: Boost Your Health with a Rainbow of Fruits and Veggies by Kathy Patalsky - £12.99
From one of America’s most vocal health-food advocates: a bounty of delicious, healthy vegan smoothies that deliver fun, flavorful wellness every day of the year.  With 100,000 Twitter followers and a blog that receives half a million unique ... more
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The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London by James Marriott and Mika Minio-Paluello - £12.99
A journey along a controversial European pipeline becomes a profound exploration of the oil economy.  In a unique journey from the oil fields of the Caspian Sea to the refineries and financial centres of Northern Europe, James Marriott and Mika Mini ... more
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Keep it Vegan: 100 Simple, Healthy & Delicious Dishes by Áine Carlin - £14.99
The vegan lifestyle has never been more popular, but people are sometimes put off by the idea of lengthy lists of expensive, hard-to-find ingredients and complicated recipes.   Áine Carlin’s Keep it Vegan demystifies veganism, with 100 delici ... more
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IDP: 2043: A Graphic Novel by Various artists and writers - £14.99
A graphic novel that brings together a dream-team of European artists and writers to imagine the country in 30 years.  The year is 2043. Melting ice caps have caused sea levels to rise. Across the world populations have abandoned low-lying ci ... more
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Designing Sustainability: Making Radical Changes in a Material World by Stuart Walker - £29.99
What is the relationship between design, sustainability, inner values and spirituality? How can we create designs that provide a convincing alternative to unsustainable interpretations of progress, growth, consumerism and commercialism? Building on t ... more
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Think! Eat! Act! A Sea Shepherd Chef's Vegan Cookbook by Raffaella Tolicetti - £14.99
Think!, Eat!, Act! is a cookbook featuring the vegan food prepared on the Sea Shepherd ships' anti-whaling campaigns.  Inspired by the Sea Shepherd's goal of protecting the animals that are victims of human cruelty, this book uses delicious vega ... more
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Only Planet: A Flight-Free Adventure Around the World by Ed Gillespie - £14.99
A flight-free adventure around the world by Ed Gillespie   In an inspirational tale of global adventure, Ed Gillespie takes anything but a plane to circumnavigate the world.   From cargo ships to camels, hitch-hiking to hovercrafts, Ed ... more
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Dwelling Portably: 1980-2012: Tips from the People Who Sparked The Tiny House Movement by Bert Davis - £14.99
The first four Dwelling Portably books discounted in a snug box set sleeve, containing a wealth of knowledge, experience, and stories, collecting 1980-1989, 1990-1999, 2000-2008, and 2009-2012.   Full of information about living without a permanent ... more
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Consolations of the Forest: Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga by Sylvain Tesson - £9.99
In Consolations of the Forest, Sylvain Tesson explains how he found a radical solution to his need for freedom, one as ancient as the experiences of the hermits of old Russia: he decided to lock himself alone in a cabin in the middle taiga, on the sh ... more
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Wild Swimming: 300 Hidden Dips in the Rivers, Lakes and Waterfalls of Britain by Daniel Start - £16.99
On a hot summer’s day, what could be more refreshing than slipping into the cool, clear waters of a secret lake? And what could be more exciting than plunging into a hidden waterfall?   Britain’s rivers, lakes and waterfalls are cleaner, safer ... more
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The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light by Paul Bogard - £8.99
Streetlamps, neon signs – an ever-present glow that has changed the natural world and adversely affected our health; Paul Bogard illuminates the problems caused by a lack of darkness.   We live awash in artificial light. But night’s natural da ... more
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Nuclear War and Enviromental Catastrophe by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk - £9.99
“There are two problems for our species’ survival — nuclear war and environmental catastrophe," says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.   While a nucle ... more
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Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal by Patrick Barkham - £9.99
Britain is the home of the badger - there are more badgers per square kilometre in this country than in any other. And yet many of us have never seen one alive and in the wild. They are nocturnal creatures who vanish into their labyrinthine undergrou ... more
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The Village Against the World by Dan Hancox - £9.99
The extraordinary story of Marinaleda, a communist utopia against all the odds.  One hundred kilometres from Seville lies the small village of Marinaleda, which for the last thirty-five years has been the centre of a tireless struggle to create a ... more
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Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life by George Monbiot - £8.99
In Feral, George Monbiot, one of the world's most celebrated radical thinkers, and the author of Captive State, Heat, The Age of Consent and Amazon Watershed, follows his own hunger for new environmental experiences, in a riveting tale of possibility ... more
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Holloway by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood and Dan Richards - £9.99
'Holloway - the hollow way. A sunken path, a deep and shady lane. A route that centuries of foot-fall, hoof-hit, wheel-roll and rain-run have harrowed into the land. A track worn down by the traffic of ages and the fretting of water, and in places re ... more
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Tweet of the Day: A Year of Britain's Birds from the Acclaimed Radio 4 Series by Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss - £25.00
A beautiful and imaginative guide for the armchair naturalist that everyone will want to own.  Imagine a jazz musician, improvising on a theme. Then imagine that he is able to play half a dozen instruments - not one after another, but almost si ... more
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Wanderlust: A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit - £9.99
What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march?  In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibi ... more
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The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the End of Their Lives by Jessica Pierce - £12.00
From the moment when we first open our homes — and our hearts — to a new pet, we know that one day we will have to watch this beloved animal age and die. The pain of that eventual separation is the cruel corollary to the love we share with them, and ... more
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