Wilding

29 February 2020 | By Isabella Tree | Filed in: conservation.

Forced to accept that intensive farming on the heavy clay of their land at Knepp in West Sussex was economically unsustainable, Isabella Tree and her husband Charlie Burrell made a spectacular leap of faith they decided to step back and let nature take over Thanks to the introduction of

Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest Expeditions

29 February 2020 | By David Attenborough | Filed in: conservation.

In 1954, a young television presenter named David Attenborough was offered the opportunity of a lifetime to travel the world finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo s collection, and to film the expeditions for the BBC Now the greatest living advocate of the global ecosystem this is the

Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther

29 February 2020 | By Craig Pittman | Filed in: conservation.

Witty and passionate Lauren Groff Craig Pittman has a remarkable talent for telling stories set in the Sunshine State that never fail to fascinate and entertain Gilbert King The definitive book on one of America s least understood apex predators The story of how Florida s panthers were saved

Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History

29 February 2020 | By Dan Flores | Filed in: conservation.

The New York Times best selling account of how coyotes long the target of an extermination policy spread to every corner of the United States Finalist for the PEN E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation Wall Street

Me and Marvin Gardens

29 February 2020 | By A.S. King | Filed in: conservation.

Obe Devlin has problems His family s farmland has been taken over by developers His best friend Tommy abandoned him for the development kids And he keeps getting nosebleeds, because of that thing he doesn t like to talk about So Obe hangs out at the creek by his house, in the last wild patch

Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees

29 February 2020 | By Franck Prévot | Filed in: conservation.

Wangari Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her efforts to lead women in a nonviolent struggle to bring peace and democracy to Africa through its reforestation Her organization planted over thirty million trees in thirty years This beautiful picture book tells the story of an

Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

29 February 2020 | By Ben Goldfarb | Filed in: conservation.

Winner of the 2019 PEN EO Wilson Award for Literary Science Writing In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

29 February 2020 | By Paul Kingsnorth | Filed in: conservation.

Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist, an ardent environmentalist He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that seemed hell bent on ignoring a looming climate crisis in its relentless pursuit of profit But as the environmental movement began to focus on