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By David Cobham
Britain is home to fifteen species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. In this handsomely illustrated book, acclaimed British filmmaker and naturalist David Cobham offers unique and deeply personal insights into Britain's birds of prey and how they are faring today. He...
Brenda Peterson brings the full complement of science, history, and memoir to the century-long battle to save wild wolves, the keystone species of our nation.
By encouraging an appreciation of manatees, the authors hope to help ensure a future in which Floridians can find ways to coexist with and continue to enjoy these uniquely wonderful sirenian inhabitants of their state.Included in this book:* How manatees first came to Florida waters* How manatees fit into the...
By Dave Goulson
A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from Salisbury plain to Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to Patagonia. Whether he is tracking great yellow bumblebees in the Hebrides or chasing orchid bees through the Ecuadorian jungle, Dave Goulson's wit, humour and deep love of nature make him...
Beekeeping is a diverse activity in which many people become absorbed, enjoying the systematic and often hard physical work of securing good honey crops or collecting beeswax. This lively book covers how to get started, how to achieve and collect good harvests, troubleshooting and more.
Understanding Conflicts About Wildlife unites academics and practitioners to consider the political and social dimensions of 'human-wildlife conflicts'.
Whether referring to a place, a nonhuman animal or plant, or a state of mind, wild indicates autonomy and agency, a will to be, a unique expression of life. Yet two contrasting ideas about wild nature permeate contemporary discussions: either that nature is most wild in the absence of a...