Cockroaches vs furry slippers
Did you forget Mothers' Day? Don't fret - here's a present that will make your mum glad you were a bit slow. Or at least make a change from chocolates and fluffy slippers. It's A Guide to the Cockroaches of Australia.
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Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck really exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky is Blue and Other Conundrums is a collection of straightforward, accessible, and engaging explanations from those in the know on those everyday concepts that may have made you stop and wonder.
Climate Change: Science and Solutions for Australia
Climate Change: Science and Solutions for Australia provides the latest scientific knowledge as at 2011 on a series of climate change topics relevant to Australia and the world. It draws on peer-reviewed literature contributed to by thousands of researchers. Available as a free eBook.
Where do penguins go to dance?
What is it like to sleep in an igloo? And have you ever wondered how ancient ice can be used as a time machine? Then take the journey into Polar Eyes, a children’s book about Antarctica from CSIRO.
Make it Safe: A Guide to Food Safety
Make It Safe: A Guide to Food Safety provides practical guidance on how to control food safety hazards, with a specific focus on controls suitable for implementation by small-scale businesses.
This comprehensive reference is essential reading for anyone involved or interested in house dust mite research and management.
Where do penguins go to dance?
What is it like to sleep in an igloo? And have you ever wondered how ancient ice can be used as a time machine? Then take the journey into Polar Eyes, an interactive new children’s book about Antarctica from CSIRO.
Australian Soil and Land Survey Field Handbook
This book promotes the development and implementation of consistent methods and standards for conducting soil and land resource surveys in Australia. These surveys are primarily field operations that aim to identify, describe, map and evaluate the various kinds of soil or land resources in specific areas.
Fly like a bird through boom and bust
The ability of Australian desert birds to adapt to cycles of drought, flood, feast and famine is highlighted in a new book launched today by CSIRO Publishing at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra.
New edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia launched
Spookfish, numbfish, stingarees, fiddler rays and cookie-cutter sharks are just some of the 322 shark, ray and chimaerid species illustrated in the latest edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia – a definitive reference by Peter Last and John Stevens of CSIRO’s Wealth from Oceans National Research Flagship.
Sharks and Rays of Australia
This highly regarded book provides in-depth descriptions of 322 species of sharks, rays and chimaerids, accompanied by full-colour illustrations, descriptions, line illustrations and distribution maps.
Living with grassfires in Australia
Myths are debunked and fire behaviour revealed in the second edition of CSIRO’s essential guide to grassfires – Grassfires: Fuel, Weather and Fire Behaviour.
Guidelines for surveying soil and land resources
This publication promotes the development and implementation of consistent methods and standards for conducting soil and land resource surveys in Australia. These surveys are primarily field operations that aim to identify, describe, map and evaluate the various kinds of soil or land resources in specific areas.
Ten Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country’s Environment
A must read book for politicians, policy makers, practioners and anyone with an interest in Australia's environment. All the authors of the chapters in this book are leaders in the field and each was ask: 'What are the 10 key issues that must be addressed urgently to improve Australia's environment?'
Landscape and building design for bushfire areas
Design for bushfire to be included as a normal part of designing in bushfire-prone areas is encouraged by this book. It will assist planning and building regulatory authorities to improve and administer regulatory requirements and guidelines.
A guide to Australian moths
An illustrated guide to the main families of moths found in Australia. Co-author Mr Ted Edwards worked on Australian moths for more than 30 years at CSIRO’s Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) in Canberra.
In search of sustainability
Achieving sustainability will require major changes in our current approaches. The thought-provoking chapters in this book provide a solid introduction to the issues in the search for a genuine path to sustainability.
The book In Search of Sustainability provides an introduction to the issues before us to find a genuine path to sustainability.
Forest trees of Australia
Forest trees of Australia is the essential reference to 300 of our most important indigenous trees, which have been carefully selected for their environmental significance, their importance to the timber industry, or their prominence in our landscape.