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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Rocks: A Very Short Introduction by Jan Zalasiewicz
    Rocks: A Very Short Introduction - by Jan Zalasiewicz

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780198725190 | ISBN 10: 0198725191

    Rocks, more than anything else, underpin our lives. They make up the solid structure of the Earth and of other rocky planets, and are present at the cores of gas giant planets. We live on the rocky surface of the planet, grow our food on weathered de ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being a Beast by Charles Foster
    Being a Beast - by Charles Foster

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781255353 | ISBN 10: 1781255350

    Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all.So he tried it out; he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us by Diane Ackerman
    The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us - by Diane Ackerman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780755365012 | ISBN 10: 0755365011

    A beautifully-written, insightful and urgent enquiry into man's relationship with nature and our impact on the planet.  'Our relationship with nature has changed . . . radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Rough Ride to the Future by James Lovelock
    A Rough Ride to the Future - by James Lovelock

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241961414 | ISBN 10: 0241961416

    In A Rough Ride to the Future, James Lovelock - the great scientific visionary of our age - presents a radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system   James Lovelock, who has been hailed as 'the man who concei ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Optimist
    An Optimist's Tour of the Future - by Mark Stevenson

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846683572 | ISBN 10: 1846683572

    This is one curious man's journey to find out 'what's next?' Mark Stevenson has been to the future a few years ahead of the rest of us - and reckons it has a lot going for it.   His voyage of discovery takes him to Oxford to meet Transhumanis ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning by James Lovelock
    The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning - by James Lovelock

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141039251 | ISBN 10: 0141039256

    James Lovelock described his previous book, The Revenge of Gaia, as 'a wake-up call for humanity'. Stark though it was in many respects, in The Vanishing Face of Gaia Lovelock says that even though the weather seems cooler and pollution lessens as th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Li: Dynamic Form in Nature by David Wade
    Li: Dynamic Form in Nature - by David Wade

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781904263548 | ISBN 10: 1904263542

    Why does Nature use the same special patterns over and over again? What are the main families of natural design? How are they formed? Did the ancient Chinese really study this subtle and elegant subject?  In this beautiful book, illustrated by D ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth by David Beerling
    The Emerald Planet: How Plants Changed Earth - by David Beerling

    £30.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780192806024 | ISBN 10: 0192806025

    Plants have transformed our planet over the last 470 million years as they invaded the land and diversified into the astonishing variety we know today. But their influence has reached even further: they have profoundly moulded the Earth's climate and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Symmetry: The Ordering Principle by David Wade
    Symmetry: The Ordering Principle - by David Wade

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904263517 | ISBN 10: 1904263518

    Why on earth do cars have the same symmetry as dragonflies? Is there really a beautiful swirling pattern lurking in every dripping tap? What do insect eggs have in common with planets, and why?  In this exquisite book, the smallest and most c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Golden Section by Scott Olsen
    Golden Section - by Scott Olsen

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904263470 | ISBN 10: 190426347x

    What was the great and golden secret known to Leonardo Da Vinci, Kepler, Plato and the ancient magicians? Why were they forbidden to reveal it? Can there really be a key to nature and life itself?  In this small but compact volume divine prop ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Compact Cosmos by Matt Tweed
    The Compact Cosmos - by Matt Tweed

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904263425 | ISBN 10: 1904263429

    Lost in space? Muddling your quasars and your superclusters? Wondering how everything got where it is? Where it's all going to? Travel through a black hole. Discover weird relativistic space-time distortions. Fly to the outer reaches of our knowledge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trust Us, We
    Trust Us, We'Re Experts! How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future - by Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber

    £12.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781585421398 | ISBN 10: 1585421391

    The book that unmasks the sneaky and widespread methods industry uses to influence opinion through bogus experts, doctored data and manufactured facts. "A brilliant piece of investigative journalism and a powerful vaccine against the stupefying effe ... more

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