Categories Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature and the countryside, animals and minerals, gemstones and rocks to birds and beekeeping, Alfred Wainwright and walking to conservation.

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VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...

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SPECIES ON THE EDGE OF SURVIVAL
IUCN    Book Number: 75518
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Biodiversity loss is one of the world's most pressing crises, with many species declining to critically low levels and with significant numbers becoming extinct. At the same time, there is growing...

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UNNATURAL: The Heretical Idea of Making People
PHILIP BALL    Book Number: 75992
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Of course we know how to make people. Millions do it every day and enjoy trying. However, this book is about where that method ends, what lies beyond it and what its boundaries are. The vital qu...
SPILLS AND SPIN: The Inside Story of BP
TOM BERGIN    Book Number: 76025
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This could be the scenario for a bestselling thriller, or the screenplay for a blockbuster film, but it is, in fact, the true story, told by an oil-industry reporter for Reuters with unique access ...

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COUNTRYMAN'S POCKET BOOK
GARTH CHRISTIAN    Book Number: 76072
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The author has written popular studies of bird migrations and an anthology illustrated by Eric Hosking, Wings of Light, and the first comprehensive study of the conservation of our countryside whic...

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ALL HANDS TO THE HARVEST: Guardian Country Diaries
EDITED BY MARTIN WAINWRIGHT    Book Number: 76229
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Written in wartime, one of the dozens of fascinating and nostalgic recollections was written in August 1941: 'In these days of transport difficulties, it is seldom that a party of naturalists is ab...

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UNCLE GEORGE'S GOLDEN DAYS
HUMPHREY PHELPS    Book Number: 76479
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'Uncle George, my father's elder brother' was a baker by trade but gardening, fruit growing and pigs interested him far more than the baking and selling of bread. This is the latest instalment of ...

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ANIMALS ON THE EDGE
CHRIS WESTON    Book Number: 76893
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The diversity of plants and animals that exist in today's world are the product of 3.5 billion years of evolution. Current estimates of species range from five to 30 million of which only around 1...

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BIRDING WITH BILL ODDIE
BILL ODDIE    Book Number: 76861
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This practical guide from the birdman himself, published by the RSPB, has an impressive centrepiece of notes from a year's birding on Oddie's local patch, Hampstead Heath. The total number of speci...

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EXTRAORDINARY PIGS
STEPHEN GREEN-ARMYTAGE    Book Number: 76943
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Perhaps the oldest true British breed of pig is the Tamworth, descended from the Old English Forest Pig. Meet here too the Spotted Swine, Vietnamese Pot Bellied, the Wild Boar, the Red Wattle Hog,...

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