The Wood For The Trees The Long View Of Nature From A Small Wood

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008104670
Size: 32.46 MB
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From one of our greatest science writers, this biography of a beech-and-bluebell wood through diverse moods and changing seasons combines stunning natural history with the ancient history of the countryside to tell the full story of the ...

The Wood For The Trees

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9781101911563
Size: 51.54 MB
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Award-winning scientist Richard Fortey, upon his retirement, purchased four acres of ancient woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England. The Wood for the Trees is the joyful, lyrical portrait of what he found there.

The Wood For The Trees

Author: Richard A. Fortey
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780008104665
Size: 63.44 MB
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Fortey is a naturalist who believes that all organisms are as interesting as human beings - and certainly more important than the observer. So this book is a close examination of nature and human history.

The Man Who Made Things Out Of Trees

Author: Robert Penn
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141977523
Size: 24.44 MB
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The book chronicles how the urge to understand and appreciate trees still runs through us all like grain through wood.

Nature S Temples

Author: Joan Maloof
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697768
Size: 65.50 MB
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They are increasingly rare and largely misunderstood. In Nature’s Temples, Joan Maloof, the director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, makes a heartfelt and passionate case for their importance.

The Forest Unseen

Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561068
Size: 43.44 MB
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A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Look out for David Haskell's new book, The Songs of Tree: ...

Last Child In The Woods

Author: Richard Louv
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1848877498
Size: 26.97 MB
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These are the things childhood memories are made of.

The Hidden Landscape

Author: Richard A. Fortey
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN:
Size: 33.77 MB
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In this book, Richard Fortey peels away the top layer of Britain to reveal the hidden landscape - the rocks which contain the story of distant events which dictate not only the personality of the landscape but the nature of the soil, the ...

The Stranger In The Woods

Author: Michael Finkel
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1101875690
Size: 66.84 MB
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This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.

The Songs Of Trees

Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698176502
Size: 48.54 MB
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“Here is a book to nourish the spirit. The Songs of Trees is a powerful argument against the ways in which humankind has severed the very biological networks that give us our place in the world.