• Freshwater Life: A field guide to the plants and animals of southern Africa Quick View
    • Freshwater Life: A field guide to the plants and animals of southern Africa Quick View
    • Freshwater Life: A field guide to the plants and animals of southern Africa
    • R320.00
    • Freshwater life – the first illustrated field guide of its kind for the wider southern African region – describes a vast range of plant and animal groups in a single volume. A ground-breaking concept that encompasses diverse groups from the large and conspicuous vertebrates to the diverse microscopic taxa, the book facilitates identification and describes the ecology of more than…
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  • Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales & Dolphins Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales & Dolphins Quick View
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales & Dolphins
    • R80.00
    • Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales and Dolphins of Southern Africa  provides fascinating insight into the sea creatures of the region. With the help of full-colour photographs or illustrations, distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the young adult and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common shark, whale and dolphin species found in southern Africa, discover where…
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  • Two Oceans (4th Edition) Quick View
    • Two Oceans (4th Edition) Quick View
    • Two Oceans (4th Edition)
    • R450.00
    • For over two decades Two Oceans  has been the pre-eminent book to which scientists, students, divers and beachcombers turn to identify and learn about marine life, from sponges to whales and seaweeds to dune forests. Authors: George Branch, Charles Griffiths, Margo Branch, Lynnath Beckley.
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  • South African Coasts – A Celebration of our Seas and Shores Quick View
    • South African Coasts – A Celebration of our Seas and Shores Quick View
    • South African Coasts – A Celebration of our Seas and Shores
    • R190.00
    • This book showcases the very best of the photography as judged in the Sustainable Seas Trust 2013/14 competition. The extraordinary, prize-winning photographs are accompanied by illuminating essays from leading scientists, sports people and others whose lives are intimately connected with the seas. It also serves as a call to create a South African network of Hope Spots, which are special,…
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  • Living Shores Quick View
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    • Living Shores
    • R495.00
    • Originally published in 1981, Living Shores  was for many years the standard reference for marine science students but was also embraced by a popular market for its fascinating insights into marine and coastal habitats and the life they support. After a long absence, this classic has been revived and thoroughly reworked to incorporate the many dramatic changes that our oceans and…
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  • Beachcombing in South Africa Quick View
    • Beachcombing in South Africa Quick View
    • Beachcombing in South Africa
    • R180.00
    • Anyone who spends time beside the sea knows there’s a wealth of ‘treasure’ to be found, be it natural or manufactured, living or washed up. Beachcombing in South Africa  is a friendly guide to the seashore’s rich pickings. Author: Rudy van der Elst
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  • River Of Gold: Narratives and exploration of the Great Limpopo Quick View
    • River Of Gold: Narratives and exploration of the Great Limpopo Quick View
    • River Of Gold: Narratives and exploration of the Great Limpopo
    • R375.00
    • River of gold is the story of South Africa’s most iconic river, described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘great, grey, green, greasy Limpopo all set about with fever trees’. Here for the first time is the only full account of this river’s history, its ancient past, wildlife, landscapes, early kingdoms and their people, warfare, trade, slaves, 19th-century hunting, travel and…
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  • Fishes of the Okavango Delta & Chobe River, Botswana Quick View
    • Fishes of the Okavango Delta & Chobe River, Botswana Quick View
    • Fishes of the Okavango Delta & Chobe River, Botswana
    • R190.00
    • A comprehensive guide to the freshwater fishes of the Okavango Delta and Chobe River, this book offers background information on the diverse aquatic habitats of the region and on fish feeding, breeding and survival strategies. It also provides useful hints for anglers. The species entries describe each fish in detail, with key ID points and information on habits and occurrence.…
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  • The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The story of the coelacanth Quick View
    • The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The story of the coelacanth Quick View
    • The Annotated Old Fourlegs: The story of the coelacanth
    • R350.00
    • When the famous South African fish scientist Professor JLB Smith published Old Fourlegs - The Story of the Coelacanth in 1956 he created an international sensation. After all, this 400-million-year-old fish, known only from fossil remains, was thought to have become extinct around 66 million years ago! JLB Smith’s dramatic account of the discovery of the first and second coelacanths in 1938…
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  • My First Book of Southern Africa Ocean Life Quick View
  • My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life Quick View
    • My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life Quick View
    • My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life
    • R120.00
    • The title covers 58 sea creatures and plants that are likely to be seen at the shore. An illustrated introduction gives context to the subject, and then each of the featured specimens gets a vivid, full-colour illustration; simple, informative text; translation into three other languages – Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu; visual clues about the creatures' diet, size, distribution round our…
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  • Exploring the Seashore in southern Africa Quick View
    • Exploring the Seashore in southern Africa Quick View
    • Exploring the Seashore in southern Africa
    • R130.00
    • With this lively guide, young adventurers will discover the many treasures along southern Africa’s shores, learn all about the strange and beautiful creatures they can expect to see at the beach and where to find them, then try the fascinating activities and make their own firsthand discoveries. Author: Margo Branch
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  • Orca: The day the Great White sharks disappeared Quick View
    • Orca: The day the Great White sharks disappeared Quick View
    • Orca: The day the Great White sharks disappeared
    • R190.00
    • Great White sharks, attracted by an offshore seal colony, have brought success to the adjacent fishing village of Gansbaai along the southern African coast. A flourishing shark cage diving industry has sprung up, bringing jobs and money, and so benefiting almost the entire community. Tourists come from far and near to experience the thrill of a real-life brush with the…
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  • Reef Guide East Coast Southern Africa Quick View
    • Reef Guide East Coast Southern Africa Quick View
    • Reef Guide East Coast Southern Africa
    • R350.00
    • The Reef Guide documents some 800 reef fishes and invertebrates found along the east and south coasts of southern Africa. Following on the success of Dennis King’s earlier two titles, this impressive new guide features 578 species of fish and includes sections on anemones, starfish, snails, crabs and shrimps. Authors: Dennis King, Valda Fraser
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  • Nicole: The true story of a Great White Shark’s journey into history Quick View
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