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            Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere
             

            Beachcombing: A guide to seashores of the Southern Hemisphere (Paperback)

            By Fraser, Ceridwen

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            Beachcombing looks at waves and tides, the connectivity of Southern Hemisphere coastlines, and the life cycles of marine plants and animals. It will help you understand the objects and organisms you find on beaches, and the intriguing reasons they have come to be there.

            ISBN 9781990048005
            Published NZ 1 Jul 2021
            Publisher Otago University Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Big Dog Small Dog: Make Your Dog Happier By Being Understood
             

            Big Dog Small Dog: Make Your Dog Happier By Being Understood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McIntyre, Selina

            • RRP: $37.99
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            Make your dog happier by being understood Learning how to communicate with your dog will lead you and your canine companion to a lifetime of happiness. Dog behaviour expert Selina McIntyre uses a natural and direct method, helping humans understand how dogs deal with things like ...fear, change and anxiety. Big Dog Small Dog is packed with practical advice and natural ways to understand your dog's world: what they really want from their daily walk, what they think about children, and the truth about dog parks... Owning a dog is a huge responsibility and the more we prepare for such a major life decision, the more we empower ourselves. With the right signals, you'll soon be able to understand and speak your dog's language, helping you cement the foundations of a lasting and positive relationship.
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            ISBN 9781775541615
            Published NZ 8 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history
              

            New Zealand Seabirds: A natural history (Hardback)

            By Wilson, Kerry-Jayne

            • RRP: $59.99
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            • Pub Date
              11 Oct 21

            'New Zealand's Seabirds', the first book to be specifically written about seabirds, describes the different groups of seabirds, where in New Zealand they occur, their breeding biology, feeding behaviours, the conservation threats they face, and the vast distances they often trave...l to feed and breed.
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            ISBN 9781988550251
            Published NZ 11 Oct 2021
            Publisher Potton & Burton
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            Remember

            Remember (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Genova, Lisa

            • RRP: $37.99
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            A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice. Have you ever felt a crushing wave of panic when you can't for the life of yo...u remember the name of that actor in the movie you saw last week, or you walk into a room only to forget why you went there in the first place? If you're over forty, you're probably not laughing. You might even be worried that these lapses in memory could be an early sign of Alzheimer's or dementia. In reality, for the vast majority of us, these examples of forgetting are completely normal. Why? Because while memory is amazing, it is far from perfect. Our brains aren't designed to remember every name we hear, plan we make, or day we experience. Just because your memory sometimes fails doesn't mean it's broken or succumbing to disease. Forgetting is actually part of being human. In Remember, neuroscientist and acclaimed novelist Lisa Genova delves into how memories are made and how we retrieve them. You'll learn whether forgotten memories are temporarily inaccessible or erased forever and why some memories are built to exist for only a few seconds (like a passcode) while others can last a lifetime (your wedding day). You'll come to appreciate the clear distinction between normal forgetting (where you parked your car) and forgetting due to Alzheimer's (that you own a car). And you'll see how memory is profoundly impacted by meaning, emotion, sleep, stress, and context. Once you understand the language of memory and how it functions, its incredible strengths and maddening weaknesses, its natural vulnerabilities and potential superpowers, you can both vastly improve your ability to remember and feel less rattled when you inevitably forget. You can set educated expectations for your memory, and in doing so, create a better relationship with it. You don't have to fear it anymore. And that can be l
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            ISBN 9781761101205
            Published NZ 7 Apr 2021
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Vaxxers: The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus

            Vaxxers: The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gilbert, Sarah; Green, Catherine

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            The inside story of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine, from the leading scientists who created it.

            ISBN 9781529369878
            Released NZ 13 Jul 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Living Planet: The Web of Life on Earth
             

            Living Planet: The Web of Life on Earth (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Attenborough, David

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              25 Oct 21

            A new, fully updated narrative edition of David Attenborough's seminal biography of our world, The Living Planet.

            ISBN 9780008477851
            Released NZ 25 Oct 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Immune: The new book from Kurzgesagt - a gorgeously illustrated deep dive into the immune system
             

            Immune: The new book from Kurzgesagt - a gorgeously illustrated deep dive into the immune system (Hardback)

            By Dettmer, Philipp

            • RRP: $49.99
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            • Pub Date
              9 Nov 21

            A gorgeously-illustrated deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body - how it works and why it is both your greatest ally and most dangerous enemy - from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell.

            ISBN 9781529360684
            Released NZ 9 Nov 2021
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Biology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
             

            The Biology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $48.00
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            Why do bees know how to dance? Where do plants get sugar? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? The science of biology is the story of our quest to understand the living world and explain how its organisms work and interact - whether microbes, mushrooms, or mam...mals. In answering these and many other questions, we've discovered the mechanics of plants, animals, and the human body; explored the mysteries of DNA and genetic inheritance; and learned how to develop vaccines that control diseases. Written in plain English, The Biology Book is packed with short, pithy explanations of more than 95 momentous ideas in science, from cell theory to evolution by natural selection. Themed chapters explore key areas of the life sciences including ecology, zoology, and biotechnology, tracing the history of scientific thought and introducing the scientists who shaped the subject, such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. Coverage of topical issues such as cloning, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing brings the story right up to date. Step by step flowcharts help to unpick complex theories, diagrams demystify biological processes, illuminating quotes make the ideas and discoveries memorable, and witty illustrations enhance our understanding of the science. Whether you're new to the subject, a budding botanist or molecular scientist, an avid student of the living world, or keen to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you.
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            ISBN 9780241437469
            Released NZ 3 Jun 2021
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            Level 2: Biology Full Pack
               

            Level 2: Biology Full Pack (Paperback)

            • RRP: $61.99
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            Fill all the gaps in your Bio wisdom with our L2 Biology pack. This pack includes our walkthrough guides: -Life Processes at the Cellular Level -Genetic Variation and Change -Gene Expression

            ISBN 1123065
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Level 3: Biology Full Pack
               

            Level 3: Biology Full Pack (Paperback)

            • RRP: $71.99
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            Plants, Animals, Speciation, Evolution, Plants and more Plants. L3 Bio has never been more exciting. Get your head around all three standards in one, with our L3 Biology Pack. This pack includes our walkthrough guides: -Plants and Animal Responses Speciation Human Evolut...ion
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            ISBN 1123070
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2021
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
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