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Flannery, Tim F. (Tim Fridtjof) 1956-

Works: 228 works in 845 publications in 8 languages and 23,680 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Detective and mystery fiction  Observations  Classification  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Performer, Composer, Author of introduction, Narrator, pdr, Speaker
Classifications: QC981.8.C5, 363.73874
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The weather makers : how man is changing the climate and what it means for life on Earth by Tim F Flannery( Book )
90 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,003 libraries worldwide
Sometime this century the day will arrive when the human influence on the climate will overwhelm all other natural factors. Over the past decade, the world has seen the most powerful El Nino ever recorded, the most devastating hurricane in two hundred years, the hottest European summer on record, and one of the worst storm seasons ever experienced in Florida. With one out of every five living things on this planet committed to extinction by the levels of greenhouse gases that will accumulate in the next few decades, we are reaching a global climatic tipping point. [This book] is both an urgent warning and a call to arms, outlining the history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future. Along with a riveting history of climate change, [the author] offers specific suggestions for action for both lawmakers and individuals, from investing in renewable power sources like wind, solar, and geothermal energy, to offering an action plan with steps each and every one of us can take right now to reduce deadly CO2 emissions by as much as 70 percent. --Book cover
The eternal frontier : an ecological history of North America and its peoples by Tim F Flannery( Book )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,245 libraries worldwide
A paleontologist offers an ecological tour of North America, from the asteroid strike that killed the dinosaurs sixty-five million years ago to the present
A gap in nature : discovering the world's extinct animals by Tim F Flannery( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 1,625 libraries worldwide
A short description of the extinct animal along with a color drawing
Here on earth : a natural history of the planet by Tim F Flannery( Book )
27 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,598 libraries worldwide
An explorer and environmentalist offers a natural history of the Earth as well as a biography of the human species
Now or never : why we must act now to end climate change and create a sustainable future by Tim F Flannery( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,084 libraries worldwide
Offers a powerful argument for immediate action on climate change, discussing issues ranging from balancing energy demands and food supply in India and China to the possibility of a viable electric car that could spell the end of big oil
The future eaters : an ecological history of the Australasian lands and people by Tim F Flannery( Book )
32 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Since the first adventurer left the great Afro-Asian homeland to travel down the long chain of islands to Australasia, human beings have consumed resources they would need for their own future. The Future Eaters examines this trait
Atmosphere of hope : searching for solutions to the climate crisis by Tim F Flannery( Book )
26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Explains the fast-approaching climate crisis while drawing on the latest scientific findings to outline promising clean technologies involving soft geo-engineering
Astonishing animals : extraordinary creatures and the fantastic worlds they inhabit by Tim F Flannery( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Superbly illustrated in lifelike full-color paintings, Astonishing Animals details ninety of the world's most amazing animals from around the world. In this book you will find the hairy seadevil, the spectacular Sulawesi naked bat, and, in the depths of the limestone caves in Slovenia, the olm, a pink, four-legged, sightless salamander that lives for a hundred years. In fascinating vignettes, Flannery offers the true evolutionary tale of how each of these bizarre creatures came to look the way they do. Alongside each historical account is a stunning hand-painted color reproduction by Schouten. Astonishing Animals is a remarkable collection of the world's most incredible creatures and the stories behind their remarkable survival into a modern age
The explorers : stories of discovery and adventure from the Australian frontier by Tim F Flannery( Book )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 707 libraries worldwide
" ... the writings of the men and women who traversed, circumnavigated, and settled the continent ..."--Cover
An explorer's notebook : essays on life, history & climate by Tim F Flannery( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Best known today for The Weather Makers, his #1 international bestseller, Tim Flannery is one of the world's most influential scientists, a foremost expert on climate change credited with discovering more species than Charles Darwin. But Flannery didn't come to his knowledge overnight. With its selection of exhilarating essays and articles written over the past 25 years, An Explorer's Notebook charts the evolution of a young scientist doing fieldwork in remote locations to the major thinker who has changed the way we think about global warming
The life and adventures of John Nicol, mariner by John Nicol( Book )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 484 libraries worldwide
Presents the edited memoirs of eighteenth-century sailor John Nicol in which he tells of his many seafaring adventures
The mystery of the Venus Island fetish by Tim F Flannery( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
"It's 1932, and the Great Venus Island Fetish, a ceremonial mask surrounded by thirty-two human skulls, now resides in a museum in Sydney, Australia. But young anthropologist Archie Meek, recently returned from an extended field trip to Venus Island, has noticed something amiss: a strange discoloration on some of the skulls. Has someone tampered with the fetish? Is there a link between it and the mysterious disappearance of Cecil Polkinghorne, curator of archaeology? And how did Eric Sopwith, retired mollusks expert, die in the museum's storeroom? Could Archie's life be at risk as well? But these are not the only concerns that weigh upon the assistant curator's mind. Why hasn't his beloved Beatrice--registrar, anthropology--accepted his proposal of marriage and the love token he brought back from Venus Island? Has something been lost in translation?"--
Mammals of New Guinea by Tim F Flannery( Book )
15 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
The birth of Sydney by Tim F Flannery( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 349 libraries worldwide
With Tim Flannery as our guide, we hear the voices of Arthur Phillip, Surgeon John White, Charles Darwin, Anthony Trollope, Elizabeth Macarthur, Nat Gould, Mark Twain and a host of others as they tell their stories of a metropolis, built on one of the world's most spectacular harbours, which began life as a dump for convicts
Mammals of the South-West Pacific & Moluccan Islands by Tim F Flannery( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Sydney's first four years : being a reprint of A narrative of the expedition to Botany Bay, and A complete account of the settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench( Book )
21 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 libraries worldwide
"I do not hesitate to declare that the natives of New South Wales possess a considerable portion of that acumen, or sharpness of intellect, which bespeaks genius". In 1788 Watkin Tench stepped ashore at Sydney Cove with the First Fleet. This curious young captain of the marines was a natural storyteller
Throwim way leg : tree-kangaroos, possums, and penis gourds--on the track of unknown mammals in wildest New Guinea by Tim F Flannery( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Morsomme og rystende beretninger fra forfatterens mange og til tider meget barske ophold hos naturfolkene på New Guinea
Here on Earth : a twin biography of the planet and the human race by Tim F Flannery( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Explores the remarkable source of all life and how it has developed into the wonder around us today. From ant colonies to zinc mining, Tim Flannery takes us on a journey around the world and from the top of the food-chain to the very chemicals of which we are made, and explores how the fate of humanity is in our own hands
Country by Tim F Flannery( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 libraries worldwide
A panoramic book about a scientist and a continent, a fascinating work of travel and natural history, of contemporary culture and the patterns of history. Flannery encounters ancient Aboriginal cultures, examines Europeans trying to understand this singular environment, and conducts a remarkable enquiry into the evolution of the kangaroo
Among the islands by Tim F Flannery( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Tim Flannery is one of the world's most influential scientists, credited with discovering more species than Darwin. In Among the Islands Flannery recounts a series of expeditions he made at the dawn of his career to the strange tropical islands of the South Pacific, a great arc stretching nearly 4,000 miles from the postcard perfection of Polynesia to some of the largest, highest, ancient, and most rugged islands on earth. Flannery was traveling in search of rare and undiscovered mammal species, but he found much more: wild, weird places where local taboos, foul weather, dense jungle, and sheer remoteness made for difficult and dramatic exploration. Among the Islands is full of fascinating creatures'monkey faced bats, giant fats, gazelle-faced black wallabies, and more'and the adventure of discovery. This is an idea read for anyone who has ever imagined voyaging to the ends of the earth to uncover and study the rare and the wonderful
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Tim Flannery australischer Biologe und Zoologe
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Timotheus Flannery
تيم فلانري
플래너리, 팀
フラナリー, ティム
English (378)
German (20)
Italian (12)
French (11)
Dutch (9)
Swedish (4)
Spanish (3)
Danish (2)
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