Series:The\Big Idea Ser.

An insightful look atthe arguments forand against universaladoption of a vegandiet and lifestyle.
As concern grows over the environmental costs and ethical implications of intensive factory farming, an increasing number of people are embrac... read more

Should We All Be Vegan? - A Primer for the 21st Century

Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It defines us as a species. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot ... read more

In Praise of Walking - The New Science of How We Walk and Why It's Good for Us

Welcome to the lives of 35 botanists from our past and present, driven by an insatiable desire to learn and discover, whose study of plants revolutionised the scientific world and increased our understanding of the importance pla... read more

The Secrets of Great Botanists - And What They Teach Us about Gardening



Essential reference for New Zealand enthusiasts Educational A3 poster showing the stars, clusters and galaxies of the southern skies in an easy-to-use format. Depicts the night sky in autumn, as seen from 37° South (New Zealand and southern Australia, South Afri... read more

Star Chart of the Southern Skies

From the bestselling author of Eating Animals and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - a brilliant, fresh take on climate change and what we can do about it Climate crisis is the single biggest threat to human survival. And it is happening r... read more

We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

Nature's Explorers celebrates the individuals who made great personal endeavours to document the natural world. Superb artworks and photographs spanning three centuries have been chosen to illustrate each essay. From grou... read more

Nature's Explorers - Adventurers Who Recorded the Wonders of the Natural World



Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years is terminally ill, their home is taken away and they lose their livelihood. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast Path, from... read more

The Salt Path

Rise & Resisttakes a wild trip through the new activism sweeping the world. The political march is back in a big way, as communities rally to build movements for environmental and social justice. But today?s context calls for increasingly creative st... read more

Rise and Resist - How to Change the World

EXPANDED AND REVISED A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the southern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering Jan... read more

2020 Guide to the Night Sky - Southern Hemisphere - A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies above Australia, New Zealand and South Africa



Cloudspotter and bestselling author Gavin Pretor-Pinney delivers a moment of calm atmospheric contemplation to members of his Cloud Appreciation Society by sharing a cloud image and story every day.
A Cloud a Day urges all of us to keep our heads in the clouds with 365 fascinati... read more

A Cloud a Day



Humans share the Earth with more than 10,000 species of birds and have always been enchanted by them. Birds can be a sign of the changing seasons, a symbol of freedom, or simply a breathtaking vision of beauty.
Remarkable Birds approaches these fascinating creatures thematica... read more

Remarkable Birds

Are you confused by all the different parenting advice on how to discipline your child? Have you been trying a variety of different methods for years that don't really work or feel uncomfortable to use - or are you just starting out on the pa... read more

Listen to Me! - Taking the Conflict Out of Child Discipline