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This is the first comprehensive guide to the geography of the Antarctic Peninsula. Written by leading experts from British Antarctic Survey, it is fully illustrated with striking images and detailed maps throughout.
A comprehensive identification guide to over 400 Palaeozoic fossil species found in Britain. This essential work of reference has been in print for more than 45 years and is now fully revised and updated.
The first popular guide to these instantly recognisable creatures, Chameleons is a colourful guide to their biology and natural history with stunning close-up photography throughout.
Discover more than 650 million years of Earth's extraordinary history at the touch of a button with the Natural History Museum’s landmark app, Evolution.
A highly readable introduction to the causes of extinction, the different types of extinction and how relevant it is to the world today.
Create your own colourful dinosaurs and find out lots of amazing facts about the rulers of the prehistoric world with the Natural History Museum’s new book for young dinosaur enthusiasts.
A colourful and informative introduction to 100 rocks and minerals from around the world.
Illustrated with stunning new colour images, this revised and re-formatted edition gives a comprehensive guide to the biology and natural history of snakes.
A special edition boxed set featuring some of the most brilliant bird paintings of all time from John James Audubon's nineteenth century masterpiece, The Birds of America.
Beautiful images of Indian natural history from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.
Features remarkable images from the historic First Fleet expedition, including rare drawings of the local indigenous population and some species that are now extinct or very rare.
An eBook version of Audubon’s nineteenth-century masterpiece, created by photographing a rare, original copy using the latest digital technology.
An in-depth guide to species extinctions and their many causes and impacts, by Museum expert Norman MacLeod.
The What on Earth? Wallbook of Natural History Mini Edition
This powerful collection of photographs comprises all the winning images in the prestigious Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 competition.
The Museum’s 2013 week-to-view diary features striking photographs of the natural world from past years of the world-famous Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
The Museum’s 2013 week-to-view pocket diary features striking photographs of the natural world from past years of the world-famous Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Enjoy rare watercolours, ink and pencil drawings and some of the only visual records of the lives of the indigenous Eora people of Australia.
These beautiful illustrations, by artists on board the First Fleet, document the sights witnessed by the first Europeans to colonise Australia.
Explore more than 650 million years of Earth's extraordinary history with our first app for iPad, NHM Evolution.
Learn about more than 800 creatures and plants, examine spectacular 360° high definition fossil images and watch specially-commissioned videos of Museum experts discussing the latest evolutionary theories.