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Where the Animals Go

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by Oliver Uberti
Winner of the London Book Fair Innovation in Travel Publishing 2016. From the bestselling authors of London: The Information Capital comes the first book to tell real stories of wildlife through data and infographics. Until the twentieth century, the study of animals was limited to what a naturalist could observe with their eyes. 'Tracking animals' meant following their footprints a...
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The Lost Words

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by Macfarlane, Robert
SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER 'One of the most beautiful books of the year... A symphony to the wonders of the natural world, and a stand against the disappearance of wild childhood' The Bookseller From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist & author Jackie MorrisAll over the country, there are words disappearing from children's lives. These are the words of the natural ...
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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by Yuval Noah Harari
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived.
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Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal

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by Patrick Barkham
Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2014 - Britain is the home of the badger - there are more badgers per square kilometre in this country than in any other. And yet many of us have never seen one alive and in the wild. They are nocturnal creatures who vanish into their labyrinthine underground setts at the first hint of a human.
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Affluence Without Abundance: The Disappearing World of the Bushmen

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by Suzman, James
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

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by Harari, Yuval Noah
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER. Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus shows us where we're going. War is obsolete. You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict. Famine is disappearing. You are at more risk of obesity than starvation. Death is just a technical problem. Equality is out - but immortality is in. What does our future hold? Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling p...
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Wild: A Photicular Book

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by Kainen, Dan
The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the question: What exactly does it mean to protect or save an endangered animal? It includes stories of interesting and unique conservation efforts, including some inspiring success stories. The profile accompanying each animal image include information on conservation efforts for that particular species. Animals featured include...
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The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs

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by Tristan Gooley
Longlisted for the 2015 Thwaites Wainwright Prize - Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley, winner of the BBC Countryfile Magazine "Country Book of the Year" Award 2014/2015, is the ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for.
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White Mountain

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by Twigger, Robert
Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. Overrun at different times by Buddhism, Taoism, shamanism, Islam and Christianity, they are a grand central station of the world's religions. They are also a plant hunter's paradise, a climber's challenge, and a traveller's dream.In his quest to explore the region's seis...
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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate

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by Wohlleben, Peter
Sunday Times Bestseller `A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement' Charles Foster Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings? In The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how tree...
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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

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by Hoare, Philip
Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award. From the author of Leviathan, or, The Whale, comes a composite portrait of the subtle, beautiful, inspired and demented ways in which we have come to terms with our watery planet. In the third of his watery books, the author goes in pursuit of human and animal stories of the sea. Of people enchanted or driven to despair by t...
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The Snow Leopard

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by Peter Matthiessen
The Snow Leopard was inspired by the author's 1973 journey with George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wild blue sheep of the region. They also hoped to see the rare snow leopard, an almost mythical creature which Schaller once glimpsed on a previous visit. As a student of Zen Buddhism, the author's search for the snow leopard evolved into a quest for the mean...
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The Old Ways

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by Robert Macfarlane
In "The Old Ways" Robert Macfarlane sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove - roads and sea paths that form part of a vast network of routes criss-crossing the British landscape and its waters, and connecting them to the continents beyond. The result is an immersive, enthralling exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, of the stories our tracks keep ...
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Trees

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by Fitter, Alastair H.
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material. This is the perfect pocket guide for nature enthusiasts keen to identify the most commonly seen trees, whether they are out on the town or strolling through the countryside. Authoritative text, beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations show not only the overall shape of the tree but...
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A Wood of One's Own

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by Pavey, Ruth
After years of living in London's urban jungle, Ruth Pavey dreamt of reconnecting with the British countryside. In pursuit of a haven from the unrest of city life, she embarked on a journey to find the perfect plot of land on which to plant a wood. But creating this would-be sanctuary proved more daunting than she expected. In this inspiring memoir, Pavey shares her story of finding peace by sowing her lega...
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The Wild Places

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by Macfarlane, Robert
Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Or have we tarmacked, farmed and built ourselves out of wildness?In his vital, bewitching, inspiring classic, Robert Macfarlane sets out in search of the wildness that remains.
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Landmarks

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by Robert Macfarlane
Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words.
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Things That Are: Encounters with Plants, Stars and Animals

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by Leach, Amy
This is a book about the universe which begins with swimming salmon and ends with the starry sky. From the tiniest Earth dwellers to far-flung celestial bodies - considering everything from the similarity of gods to donkeys, to exploding stars and exploding sea cucumbers - Amy Leach rekindles our communion with the world. This stunning debut will leave you with a deeper understanding of the universe and a g...
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Our Garden Birds

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by Sewell Matt
In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. Since its first appearance in July 2009, Matt's 'Bird of the Week' feature for the Caught by the River website has quickly become a cult hit. His pop-art watercolours are distinctive and enchanting, as are his innovative descriptions, which see great tits 'bossing the...
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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland

by Shepherd, Nan
The Living Mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Nan Shepherd's knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. Drawing on different perspectives of the mountain environment, Shepherd makes the familiar strange and the strange awe-inspiring. Her sensitivity and powers of observation put h...
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