2013-01-15T08:00:00Z An adventurous ride through the most blisteringly hot regions of science, history, and culture. Melting glaciers, warming oceans, droughts-it's clear that today's world is getting hotter. But while we know the agony of a sunburn or the comfort of our winter heaters, do we really understand heat?
A bestselling scientist and nature writer who goes to any ex...[Read More]
2016-08-26T07:00:00Z This book contains a comprehensive guide to taxidermy, detailing the methodology and techniques used for skinning, stuffing, and mounting a large range of common subjects. Containing easy-to-follow steps and a wealth of helpful illustrations, this text is perfect for the beginner and constitutes a great addition to any collection of taxidermic literature. Chapters c...[Read More]
Lonely Planet , 2018-10-01 It’s hard to believe that you could change the world, but it’s true! We’ll show you loads of awesome ways to help out family, friends, yourself and the planet – and show how you’re never too young to make a big difference. Includes random acts of kindness, craft projects, energy-saving ideas and much more. 101 Small Ideas to Change the World ...[Read More]
80 pages , Science and Sustainability , 2017-08 As early as the nineteenth century, a number of scientists recognized that fossil fuels like coal and oil are in limited supply and that burning them to produce energy cannot be sustained forever. In the decades that followed, new generations of researchers steadily perfected alternative, renewable energy sources intended t...[Read More]
128 pages , Earthscan , 1995 Published in association with The Royal Institute of International AffairsTechnologies for generating electricity from primary renewable sources hydro, wind, solar cells, wave and tidal power - are developing rapidly. So too are Europes electricity systems, which are undergoing momentous change as governments and the European Commission move ...[Read More]