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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Missing Lynx: The Past and Future of Britain
    The Missing Lynx: The Past and Future of Britain's Lost Mammals - by Ross Barnett

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472957344 | ISBN 10: 1472957342

    Britain was a very different place 15,000 years ago – home to lions, lynx, bears, wolves, bison and many more megafauna. But as its climate changed and human populations expanded, most of early Britain's largest mammals disappeared. Will advances i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking by Rachel Love Nuwer
    Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking - by Rachel Love Nuwer

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617082 | ISBN 10: 1911617087

    An intrepid investigation of the criminal world of wildlife trafficking — the poachers, the traders, and the customers — and of those fighting against it.   Journalist Rachel Love Nuwer plunges the reader into the underground of global wil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fencing Paradise: The Uses and Abuses of Plants by Richard Mabey
    Fencing Paradise: The Uses and Abuses of Plants - by Richard Mabey

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781909513105 | ISBN 10: 1909513105

    From the beginning human beings have made use of plants - to provide food, to build shelters, to trade, or to tell stories about ourselves in which plants have only a minor role. Perhaps enough is enough? Are we starting to believe that the domestica ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy by Michael McCarthy
    The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy - by Michael McCarthy

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781444792799 | ISBN 10: 1444792792

    Nature has many gifts for us, but perhaps the greatest of them all is joy; the intense delight we can take in the natural world, in its beauty, in the wonder it can offer us, in the peace it can provide - feelings stemming ultimately from our own unb ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ash Tree by Oliver Rackham
    The Ash Tree - by Oliver Rackham

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908213426 | ISBN 10: 1908213426

    Ash is one of the commonest trees in the British Isles there are nearly as many ash trees as there are people. Perhaps this is why we take them for granted. Poets write of oak, yew, elm, willow, rarely ash. No books have been written about ash tree ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter by Richard Girling
    The Hunt for the Golden Mole: All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter - by Richard Girling

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099571933 | ISBN 10: 0099571935

    This story is a quest for an animal so rare that a sighting has never been recorded.   The Somali golden mole was first described in 1964, but the sole evidence for its existence is a tiny fragment of jawbone found in an owl pellet. Intrigued ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Less Green and Pleasant Land: Our Threatened Wildlife by Norman Maclean
    A Less Green and Pleasant Land: Our Threatened Wildlife - by Norman Maclean

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781107673236 | ISBN 10: 1107673232

    Disentangling the facts from the hype, this 'Domesday book' of the British and Irish countryside offers a definitive and up-to-date survey of the state of our wildlife today.  Norman Maclean, editor of the bestselling Silent Summer, examines the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation After Nature by Jamie Lorimer
    Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation After Nature - by Jamie Lorimer

    £18.50   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780816681082 | ISBN 10: 0816681082

    In Wildlife in the Anthropocene, Jamie Lorimer argues that the idea of nature as a pure and timeless place characterized by the absence of humans has come to an end.  Offering a thorough appraisal of the Anthropocene an era in which human acti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature
    The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation - by Fred Pearce

    £6.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848318342 | ISBN 10: 1848318340

    Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine natural ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success by Andrew Balmford
    Wild Hope: On the Front Lines of Conservation Success - by Andrew Balmford

    £12.50   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780226036014 | ISBN 10: 0226036014

    Tropical deforestation. The collapse of fisheries. Unprecedented levels of species extinction. Faced with the plethora of gloom-and-doom headlines about the natural world, we might think that environmental disaster is inevitable. But is there any goo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fighting for Birds: 25 Years in Nature Conservation by Mark Avery
    Fighting for Birds: 25 Years in Nature Conservation - by Mark Avery

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907807299 | ISBN 10: 1907807292

    "...its a triumph, and if you have any real interest in the job of saving species and their habitats then its a tremendously rewarding must read."(Chris Packham) Devoted to birds and wildlife since childhood, Marks early scientific research a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine
    Last Chance to See - by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099536796 | ISBN 10: 009953679x

    After years of reflecting on the absurdities of life on other planets, Douglas Adams teamed up with zoologist Mark Carwardine to find out what was happening to life on this one. Together they lead us on an unforgettable journey across the world in se ... more

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  • Cover image of book My First Summer in the Sierra: The Journal of a Soul on Fire by John Muir
    My First Summer in the Sierra: The Journal of a Soul on Fire - by John Muir

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781841957586 | ISBN 10: 1841957585

    The name John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in both America and Britain.  Born in Dunbar in 1838, Muir is famed as a pioneer of American conservation and his passion, discipline and vision still inspire.Co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wolves; Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. by L. David Mech & Luigi Boitani
    Wolves; Behavior, Ecology and Conservation. - by L. David Mech & Luigi Boitani

    £22.50   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780226516974 | ISBN 10: 0226516970

    Wolves are some of the world's most charismatic and controversial animals, capturing the imaginations of their friends and foes alike. Highly intelligent and adaptable, they hunt and play together in close-knit packs, sometimes roaming over hundreds ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bear Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife by Keltie Thomas
    Bear Rescue: Changing the Future for Endangered Wildlife - by Keltie Thomas

    £6.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781552979211 | ISBN 10: 1552979210

    Bears have been respected and admired yet also feared throughout their history. These mighty animals have virtually no predators except for humans and as people expand into bear country, the bears are being forced out of their natural habitats.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Curious Incidents in the Garden at Night-Time: The Fantastic Story of the Disappearing Night by Allan Shepherd
    Curious Incidents in the Garden at Night-Time: The Fantastic Story of the Disappearing Night - by Allan Shepherd

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781902175256 | ISBN 10: 1902175255

    Part fable, part practical gardening book, this eloquent appreciation of the glories of the garden at night-time will be loved by anyone with a passion for gardening, wildlife and the future of planet earth. Beautifully written, timely and unique."A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond Conservation: A Wildland Strategy by Peter Taylor
    Beyond Conservation: A Wildland Strategy - by Peter Taylor

    £22.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781844071982 | ISBN 10: 1844071987

    After decades of operating off-the-back-foot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative the the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change.  Bey ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey
    Gorillas in the Mist - by Dian Fossey

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780753811412 | ISBN 10: 0753811413

    For thirteen years Dian Fossey lived and worked with Uncle Bert, Flossie, Beethoven, Pantsy and Digit in the remote rain forests of the volcanic Virunga Mountains in Africa, establishing an unprecedented relationship with these shy and affectionate b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
    Silent Spring - by Rachel Carson

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141184944 | ISBN 10: 0141184949

    Now recognized as one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, Silent Spring exposed the destruction of wildlife through the widespread use of pesticides.  Despite condemnation in the press and heavy-handed attempts by the chemica ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murder in the Rainforest: The Yanomami, the Gold Miners and the Amazon by Jan Rocha
    Murder in the Rainforest: The Yanomami, the Gold Miners and the Amazon - by Jan Rocha

    £12.95   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781899365371 | ISBN 10: 1899365370

    In July 1993, at Haximu, deep in the Amazon rainforest, a fateful meeting between a group of Yanomami Indians and Brazillian gold miners resulted in the massacre of the Yanomami. News of the tragedy shocked Brazil and the world. But the mysteries rem ... more

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