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One Small Island

One Small Island (Hardback)

By Lester, Alison; Tulloch, Coral

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Macquarie Island lies in the Southern Ocean, between Antarctica and New Zealand. A speck of green in the vast, windswept sea, it is a haven for many creatures that live above and below the waves. This title tells the story of this remote and precious World Heritage Site.

ISBN 9780670072361
Published 1 August 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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The Mighty Mangroves
 

The Mighty Mangroves (Paperback)

By MacGregor, Jill

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Milo, a young boy, describes the ecology of the mangrove forests along the south coast of Samoa. He explains how the mangroves are important to the local community, and the importance of protecting the ecosystem.

ISBN 9780994132857
Published 1 February 2016 by Puriri Paddocks
Interest Age 4-7 years
Series Using Natural Resources
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The Last of Maui's Dolphins
 

The Last of Maui's Dolphins (Paperback)

By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Potter, Bruce

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"Hiriwa, a new calf, is warned by the pod of Maui's dolphins about the dangers of going near the dark shapes (fishing boats). Hiriwa heeds their warning until one day the bottom-set gillnet from a fishing trawler catches his friends. He does all he can to save them"--Publisher in ...

ISBN 9781869664107
Published 1 February 2014 by New Holland Publishers
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds
   

Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds (Hardback)

By Steadman, David W.

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With a study of the landbirds of tropical Pacific islands - especially those from Fiji eastward to Easter Island, this title offers a history of the patterns and processes of island biology over time. It aims to correct the assumption that small, remote islands were unable to sup ...

ISBN 9780226771410
Published 15 August 2006 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age All ages
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Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds
   

Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds (Paperback, New edition)

By Steadman, David W.

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With a study of the landbirds of tropical Pacific islands - especially those from Fiji eastward to Easter Island, this title offers a history of the patterns and processes of island biology over time. It aims to correct the assumption that small, remote islands were unable to sup ...

ISBN 9780226771427
Published 15 September 2006 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age All ages
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Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm
  

Easter Island: Scientific Exploration into the World's Environmental Problems in Microcosm (Hardback)

Edited by Tanacredi, John T.; Loret, John

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Presents the research results from three years of interdisciplinary expeditions to Easter Island. The primary objectives were to investigate the effects of human population growth on the ecology of the island and to discover whether any dramatic climatic changes such as a prolong ...

ISBN 9780306474941
Published 31 August 2003
Interest Age Young Adults
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Hawaiian Plants and Animals Colouring Book
 

Hawaiian Plants and Animals Colouring Book (Hardback)

By Green, Yuko

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Forty-four excellent illustrations of islands' characteristic flora and fauna: mango, breadfruit, prickly poppy, tree fern, pineapple, slipper lobster, damselfly, cone-headed grasshopper, house gecko, much else. Captions.

ISBN 9780486403601
Published 1 January 1998 by Dover Publications Inc.
Interest Age 9-12 years
Series Dover Nature Coloring Book
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Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals
  

Dictionary of Australian and New Guinean Mammals (Hardback)

Edited by Strahan, Ronald; Conder, Pamela

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A guide to the mammals of both Australia and Melanesia. This work includes biographical notes on the 50 zoologists who have been the principal contributors to the taxonomy of Australian and New Guinean mammals. It also includes an account of the principles and practices of animal ...

ISBN 9780643091672
Published 1 October 2007 by CSIRO Publishing
Interest Age Young Adults
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Mountains and Valleys
 

Mountains and Valleys (Hardback)

By Malkin, Carolyn Arden

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From the tropical islands of Hawaii to the frozen continent of Antarctica, mountains and valleys are found throughout the world. This book explains how a volcano is born under the sea, why Mount Everest is still growing, and what might happen when Africa's greatest valley cracks ...

ISBN 9780791097076
Published 30 March 2009 by Chelsea House
Interest Age 10-13 years
Series Restless Earth
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Jump into the Science with NG: Volcano!

Jump into the Science with NG: Volcano! (Hardback)

By Prager, Ellen; Illustrated by Woodman, Nancy

A fire breathing dragon takes readers on a adventure inside an active volcano to show how magma inside the Earth begins to bubble and push its way upward onto the surface. Active volcano sites around the world are pointed out, as are the different characteristics and behaviors of ...

ISBN 9780792282013
Published 1 June 2007 by National Geographic Books
Interest Age 4-8 years
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