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            Save Our Seas: Continuing the Mission of the Adventurer Sir Peter
             

            Save Our Seas: Continuing the Mission of the Adventurer Sir Peter (Paperback)

            By Gill, Maria; Illustrated by Lingard, Vivienne

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $22.49
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            Join Skipper L.B. Tross on a seafaring adventure around the coast of New Zealand, where you will learn heaps about our sealife and what threatens it.

            ISBN 9781869662301
            Published NZ 5 Jun 2009
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
            Interest Age 7-12 years
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            In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
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            You Can Save the Planet
             

            You Can Save the Planet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

            By Hough, Richard

            • Imp. $29.50
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            Reveals the impact of everyday life on the environment, and shows how even the smallest actions can make a difference to the future of our planet. This book is suitable for young adults and their families.

            ISBN 9780713686883
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Availability
            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World
              

            Welcome to the Urban Revolution. How Cities Are Changing the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Brugmann, Jeb

            • RRP: $38.00
            • $28.50
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            Essential reading for the 21st century Are we transforming the planet into one massive global city? Urban migration and the rapid growth of cities are creating global change at a revolutionary scale. From Mumbai to Melbourne, we are facing global crises like climate change, epide...mics, widening poverty and terrorism.
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            ISBN 9780702236969
            Published NZ 3 Aug 2009
            Publisher University of Queensland Press
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology
              

            Faction Presents High Water : New Zealand Comic Anthology (Hardback)

            Edited by Keen, Damon

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $29.99
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            "Change is coming. With a mixture of sardonic wit and unsettling insight, eleven of New Zealand's best comic artists speculate on the looming threat of climate change and what it means for us, our children, and our future as a species"--Back cover.

            ISBN 9780473307103
            Published NZ 15 Apr 2015
            Publisher Misc - South Pacific Books
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal
              

            Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal (Paperback)

            By Stuart, Tristram

            • Imp. $41.99
            • $33.59
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            Suitable for those who seek to remedy the global food crisis, this title offers an investigation of this environmental and social problem. It shows that farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets and consumers in North America and Europe discard between 30 and 50 per cent of their fres...h produce - enough to feed the starving in the world six times over.
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            ISBN 9780141036342
            Released NZ 31 Jul 2009
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Availability
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            Extinctions of Living Things

            Extinctions of Living Things (Hardback)

            By Bright, Michael

            Explains how the diversity of life on Earth developed through gradual processes of change occurring over millions of years. This title covers topics such as genetic mutation, environmental change, extinction, and theories of evolution. It explains relevant aspects of Earth Scienc...e, such as geological processes.
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            ISBN 9780431064727
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2009
            Publisher Capstone Global Library Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Timeline: Life on Earth
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            Impact: Environment

            Impact: Environment (Hardback)

            By Rushby, Pamela

            Our environment is constantly changing. Some of these changes are caused by natural events, such as volcanic eruptions. Others are caused by humans, like oil spills. Yet other events are a combination of nature and people's actions. Read about some major events that have had an i...mpact on our world.
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            ISBN 9781442507401
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2009
            Publisher Harcourt Education
            Interest Age Children
            Series Insights
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            Managing Water

            Managing Water (Hardback)

            By Spilsbury, Richard; Coad, John; Farndon, John

            Shows the relevance of science to our everyday lives, relating what is learnt in school to real-world examples familiar or accessible to readers. This title profiles real scientists and their research, providing information and links about careers in the field.

            ISBN 9780431040554
            Released NZ 1 Jan 2009
            Publisher Capstone Global Library Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Why Science Matters
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            The Distribution of Species

            The Distribution of Species (Hardback)

            By Bright, Michael

            Explains how the diversity of life on Earth developed through gradual processes of change occurring over millions of years. This work looks at biological adaptation over time and how it might continue in the future. It covers topics such as genetic mutation, environmental change,... extinction, and theories of evolution.
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            ISBN 9780431064703
            Released NZ 1 Feb 2009
            Publisher Capstone Global Library Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Timeline: Life on Earth
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            Caring for Our Coast: An EDS Guide to Managing Coastal Development
              

            Caring for Our Coast: An EDS Guide to Managing Coastal Development (Hardback)

            By Brake, Lucy; Peart, Raewyn

            • RRP: $21.99
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            This full colour, large format, hard cover publication includes extensive use of photographs and practical examples of good and poor practice. It has a user friendly tone and includes lots of check lists, maps and illustrations. New Zealand has a long, varied and spectacular coas...tline. It supports a diverse range of habitats and species and is of enormous environmental, social, cultural and economic importance to New Zealanders. With the growing pressures and threats facing this country's coastal environment, we are at risk of losing many of these significant values. This fully updated and expanded guide to managing New Zealand's coastal environment sets out how these challenges can be btter addressed. It identifies how the strengthened provisions of the New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 2010 can be proactively implemented to achieve better outcomes for the coast. The guide describes the valuable lessons learnt over the past decade in the planning and design of coastal developments and offers insights into current best practice in the field. It is an invaluable resource for coastal developers, coastal managers, professional advisors, students, people living in coastal communities and everyone else concerned with better managing and protecting New Zealand's coastal environment.
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            ISBN 9780987666031
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2013
            Publisher Environmental Defence Society
            Interest Age General Audience
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