Completely updated edition brings the reader even more handy tips on how to help combat the climate emergency and other environmental problems. For anyone who yearns for a realistic alternative to the destructive path the world is on, and wants practical advice on how they can make things better.
In the light of these happy coincidences, Greenery recounts how Tim Dee tries to travel with the season and its migratory birds, making remarkable journeys to keep in step with the very best days of the year, the time of buds and blossoms and leafing, the time of song and nests and eggs.
Are there ways to halt it?
In this invaluable, one-stop guide Bianca Nogrady analyses the science of climate change and offers a concise overview of the ways in which our carbon emissions might be reduced. She explains the economics of emissions trading schemes and the practicalities of geoengineering plans to trap greenhouse gases.
He studied four main species - two native and endangered, two invasive and endangering - beginning with water voles. He wanted to put things right.
This book is about whether it worked, and what he learnt - and about what those lessons mean, not just for water voles but for all the world's wildlife.
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Sting In The Tale comes this practical guide to creating a paradise for pollinators.
There are twenty six different species of bumblebees to be found in the UK, of around 250 species worldwide.
A spellbinding travel book, exploring the psychology of walking, pilgrimage, solitude and escape.
At the age of twenty-seven, and afraid of falling into a life he doesn't want, Robert Martineau quits his office job, buys a flight to Accra and begins to walk.
Bringing Back the Beaver is farmer-turned-ecologist Derek Gow's inspirational and often riotously funny firsthand account of how the movement to rewild the British landscape with beavers has become the single most dramatic and subversive nature conservation act of the modern era.
The bestselling author of the landmark work Last Child in the Woods now shows how cultivating the powerful, mysterious, and fragile bond between humans and other animals can improve our mental, physical, and spiritual health, protect our planet, and serve as an antidote to the loneliness of our species.
A new, expanded and fully revised edition of the unique guide to London's 300-odd species of street tree, fully re-designed, with more pages, more trees and more of its popular street-tree walks, re-published in a larger format.
Aquaculture is a fast-growing industry that provides food and income to millions of people. This title aims to give an account of the scale and diversity of aquaculture and the impact that it has on habitats and ecosystems throughout the world.
Interweaves the science of global warming with that of its growing political consequences, showing how just when the politicians are threatening to change our Western way of life beyond recognition, the scientific evidence behind the global warming theory is being challenged like never before.