Can you tell which plants are safe to eat? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm? How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart? In his charming new book, bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben takes you on a journey of discovery.
Drawing on the stories from the fields of sub-aquatic archaeology, geology, marine biology and anthropology, this book reveals a hidden world of lost cities, forgotten shipwrecks, underwater caves and submerged volcanoes. It explores the Mediterranean, the Sea of Cortez, the Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, the Southern Ocean and the Arctic Ocean.
And for those who want to try their hand at some fossil detecting of their own, the book includes an extensive regional gazetteer of fossil-hunting sites and places to visit, and guidance on identifying your fossil finds. Get ready for some time travel around Britain, with the Fossil Detectives!
Antarctica's capacity to create, store and disperse ice is critical to the way our planet functions. But along the western side of the Antarctic Peninsula there has been a 40 per cent decrease in the mean annual sea ice extent since 1979. This work focuses on the work and ideas of individual scientists and the local animals of the Antarctic.
This lavish, entertaining and uniquely visual nature book is exciting to read, up to date and comprehensive in its information. A truly stunning book, full of fascinating facts and beautiful photos, showing a city we thought we knew in a new light.
Is there anything cuter than a ikkle wikkle moggy? When he looks at you with those big beseeching eyes, you can almost forgive the fact that he's just ripped claw marks into your new sofa or knocked Aunty Margaret's urn off the mantelpiece. This title features pictures that are punctuated with notable quotes.
Born of the Cold War, the Apollo space programme was the largest technical undertaking of all time. This title tells the story of the Apollo space programme through first-person accounts by the astronauts themselves. It also includes over 100 images drawn from original NASA film.