By Tony Woolway
By Alan Routledge
By Anthony Poulton-Smith
By Rosemary Parslow
About 30 miles south-west of Land’s finish is the low staff of rocks and islands that shape the Isles of Scilly. Mysterious, romantic and lovely, they've got lengthy exercised the mind's eye of tale tellers and historians.
Rosemary Parslow has spent a long time engaged on the islands, every one of which has its personal special personality and distinct crops and animals. during this New Naturalist quantity she examines the numerous features that make the islands and their natural world so specified: their geography, geology and weather, the folks of the islands, the best way they used the land and its state-of-the-art management.
She brings to existence the key different types of habitats present in Scilly: the heathlands, the coast, cultivated fields and wetlands. She additionally discusses the folks who've been vital within the learn of the island natural world, and tells the tale of the increase in acclaim for the islands for birdwatchers.
This booklet enhances different neighborhood titles within the New Naturalist sequence which come with Loch Lomondside, the Broads, the Lakeland region and Northumberland.
By Peter Marren
Some humans choose to move skydiving when they flip 50. Others shuttle to an extended dreamed-of position: Antarctica, maybe or the Galapagos. Others run the London marathon. yet to mark his such a lot signifcant birthday, Peter Marren selected a wholly diverse kind of mid-life problem: to tune down the final 50 British wild crops he'd but to see, having ticked the 1st 1,400 over a half-century well-spent rummaging in hedges, slipping down gullies and peering into peat bathrooms.
This specialist and emotional trip takes him the size and the breadth of the British Isles, trying to find our so much elusive vegetation. He travels from Skye to the Scilly Isles, from mountain to woodland ground - yet does he be able to locate them all?
Praise for Rainbow Dust:
‘Beautifully written and carefully researched… a very marvellous publication’ Telegraph
‘A scholarly and pleasing expedition into the background of normal background’ Independent
By John Allen,with Julie Charlesworth,Allan Cochrane,Gill Court,Nick Henry,Doreen Massey,Phil Sarre
The authors argue extra balanced kind of progress is feasible - inside of and among areas in addition to among social teams. This publication indicates that to know the complexities of development we needs to reconsider `the area' in time in addition to in space.
By Ralf Sotscheck
Bei seiner Reise durch den schottischen Alltag, seinen Erkundungen natürlicher Gegebenheiten, rätselhafter Geschehnisse und kulinarischer Eigentümlichkeiten und seiner Darstellung der wirtschaftlichen, politischen und sozialen scenario geht Ralf Sotscheck immer wieder zurück in die Vergangenheit des Landes. Er führt in die Städte und an die entlegensten Orte, in das schottische Hochland, auf Halbinseln und legendenumwobene Eilande, auf Schlösser, in Kerker und Verliese mit akustischer Kulisse. So trifft guy auf die Welt zwischen Lowlandern und Highlandern ebenso wie auf die Schwierigkeiten der städtischen Gesellschaft von Glasgow und die Ängste eines Volkes, dem erzählt wird, das norwegische Leichtöl vor der Küste der Shetlandinseln werde von der Natur selbst abgebaut.
By Alistair Deayton
By Kimberley Grant,Richard Gaston,David Cooper
By Liz Hanson