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18 Miles : The Epic Drama of the Atmosphere and its Weather

Shortlisted for a Science Writers and Communicators of Canada award We live at the bottom of an ocean of air - 5,200 million million tons, to be exact. It sounds like a lot, but Earth's atmosphere is smeared onto its surface in an alarmingly thin layer. Shrink the earth to the size of a basketball and our atmosphere would be as thick as a layer of food wrap - 99 percent contained within 18 miles. Yet within this fragile margin lies a magnificent realm - at once gorgeous, terrifying, capricious
R 344,25

On the Red Hill : Where Four Lives Fell Into Place

Taking the four seasons, the four elements and these four lives as his structure, Mike Parker creates a lyrical but clear-eyed exploration of the natural world, the challenges of accepting one's place in it, and what it can mean to find home.
R 310,25

PIG : Tales from an Organic Farm

An evocative and illuminating account of the wonder of pigs, from one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement. A perfect read for fans of The Secret Life of Cows and A Shepherd's Life.
R 352,75 R 415,00

A Sting in the Tale (The Birds and the Bees)

The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural worldAs a small boy, Dave Goulson was obsessed with wildlife - from his childhood menagerie of exotic pets to his ill-fated experiments with taxidermy.
R 182,75 R 215,00

300 Maklik sigbare voels van Suider-Afrika

Hierdie praktiese, eenvoudige gids tot van die voels in Suider-Afrika wat die meeste gesien word, is gemik op beginner- en selfs juniorvoelkykers.
R 161,50 R 190,00

Astronomy in Minutes : 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

The fastest way to learn about astronomy, from the constellations to cosmology.
R 187,00 R 220,00

Mammals of Botswana

R 161,50 R 190,00

Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

Addresses question such as: how did Darwin use fossils to support his theory of evolution? What are 'living fossils'? Building on the scientific aspects, this book places fossils in a human context, highlighting their impact on philosophy, mythology, our concept of time, and popular culture. It provides an explanation of fossils as a phenomenon.
R 103,66 R 121,95

Field guide to the cradle of humankind

The cradle of humankind world heritage site is a unique area that probably tells us more about the history of our earliest ancestors than any place of a comparable size elsewhere in the world.
R 238,00 R 280,00

Field guide to rocks and minerals of Southern Africa

This title documents the common, rare and unusual rocks and minerals of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and southern Mozambique.
R 323,00 R 380,00

African journeys : In the footsteps of Don

In this collection of essays from Getaway magazine the author takes us on a series of journeys across the African continent, following first of all in the footsteps of David Livingstone.
R 255,00 R 300,00

Fauna Und Flora Im Sudlichen Africa : Ein Handbook Fur Die Tier- Und Pflanzenwelt Der Region

Published for the first time in German, this is the first local field guide to cover all the commonly encountered plants and animals of the southern African region in one compact and easy-to-use volume. More than 2 000 species (1 200 of them illustrated)
R 272,00 R 320,00