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The Doomsday Handbook

Written by Alok Jha


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.95

We live in a world positively teeming with threats and apocalyptic scenarios. Many of them are familiar: terrorism, deadly viruses, global warming and war, but many others most of us can’t even imagine: self-replicating nanobots that can devour an entire planet, high-energy experiments that threaten to suck the Earth into a... Read more >
50 Earth Ideas You Really Need to Know

Written by Martin Redfern


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.95

This latest book in Quercus’s bestselling "50 Ideas" series is a wonderfully accessible overview of the only place we know of in the universe that is capable of sustaining life. Expert popular science writer Martin Redfern covers all the natural processes of the Earth: climate, ocean currents, air currents, the elements... Read more >
Hot Air
Hot Air
Written by Jeffrey Simpson, Mark Jaccard and Nic Rivers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994185
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Meeting Canada's Climate Change Challenge
Written by Jeffrey Simpson, Mark Jaccard and Nic Rivers


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

Here’s a clear, believable book for Canadians concerned about our situation — and it offers a solution.

It’s a brilliant mix. To “Canada’s best mind on the environment,” Mark Jaccard, who won the 2006 Donner Prize for an academic book in this area, you add Nic Rivers, a researcher who works with... Read more >
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Dance for Two
Dance for Two
Written by Alan Lightman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307789624
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Dance for Two
Essays
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $11.99

The author of Einstein's Dreams now presents a collection of essays, written over the past 20 years, that displays his genius for bringing literary and scientific concerns into ringing harmony. Sometimes provocative, sometimes fanciful, always elegantly conceived and written, these meditations offer readers a fascinating look into the creative compulsions shared... Read more >
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Life of Earth
Life of Earth
Written by Stanley A. Rice, Ph.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142254
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Life of Earth
Potrait of a Beautiful, Middle-Aged, Stressed-Out World
Written by Stanley A. Rice, Ph.D.


Format: Hardcover, 255 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $28.00

In this portrait of Planet Earth—at just about the mid point of its probable lifespan—a biologist discusses the evolution of the network of life and the crucial role played by humans in determining the future of our world. Unlike most books on earth history, which present the story of life on... Read more >
Volcano
Volcano
Written by Ellen Prager
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426207617
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Volcano
Iceland's Inferno and Earth's Most Active Volcanoes
Written by Ellen Prager


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $19.95

This dazzlingly illustrated volcano guide documents the 20 hottest volcanoes of the 1,900 that pockmark Earth's surface, including recent eruptions that seared landscapes and lives. It is a relevant reference for the 500+ million people who live in active volcano zones and others who are intrigued by our planet's primal pageantry. Read more >
Earth
Earth
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307574336
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Earth
An Intimate History
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in... Read more >
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Planetology
Planetology
Written by Tom Jones and Ellen Stofan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201219
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Planetology
Unlocking the Secrets of the Solar System
Written by Tom Jones and Ellen Stofan


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2008
Price: $35.00

In a stunning and completely new view of the solar system, an astronaut and a geologist team up to investigate, through parallel views made possible by cutting-edge space technology, how the earth itself can help science unravel the mysteries of the heavens.

Noted planetary geologist Ellen Stofan and veteran astronaut Tom Jones... Read more >
Hot Air
Hot Air
Written by Jeffrey Simpson, Mark Jaccard and Nic Rivers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771080975
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Hot Air
Meeting Canada's Climate Change Challenge
Written by Jeffrey Simpson, Mark Jaccard and Nic Rivers


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $18.99

Here’s a clear, believable book for Canadians concerned about our situation — and it offers a solution.

It’s a brilliant mix. To “Canada’s best mind on the environment,” Mark Jaccard, who won the 2006 Donner Prize for an academic book in this area, you add Nic Rivers, a researcher who works with... Read more >
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Earth
Earth
Written by Iain Steward and John Lynch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202360
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Earth
The Biography
Written by Iain Steward and John Lynch


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2008
Price: $35.00

After four and a half billion years, our planet is approaching old age—the perfect time to look back on an extraordinary life. In Earth: The Biography, renowned science writers Iain Steward and John Lynch use groundbreaking imagery and the latest scientific discoveries to tell the epic story of Earth’s birth, life... Read more >
The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975598
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $16.00

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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Snowball Earth
Snowball Earth
Written by Gabrielle Walker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307421661
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Snowball Earth
The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life As We Know It
Written by Gabrielle Walker


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator? In Snowball Earth, gifted writer Gabrielle Walker has crafted an intriguing global adventure story, following maverick scientist Paul Hoffman’s quest to prove a theory so audacious and profound that it... Read more >
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Cool It
Cool It
Written by Bjorn Lomborg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267795
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Cool It

Written by Bjorn Lomborg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $13.99

Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world’s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions of dollars over the coming decades...

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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366030
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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Earth
Earth
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375706202
Our Price: $20.00
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Earth
An Intimate History
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $20.00

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us.

 

Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Roman times helped spark the science of geology, and ending in... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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