Mapping the latest conservation breakthroughs and scientific discoveries, Packham and McCubbin make a water-tight case for rewilding and reconnecting with nature.
'Rousing, polemical and heartfelt' - Gardens Illustrated
'An invitation to take action' - The Observer
One thing has become clear this year - we need nature more than ever. And it needs us too.
From our balconies and gardens to our woodlands, national parks and beyond, Back to Nature captures the essence of how we feel about the wildlife outside our windows. Through personal stories, conservation breakthroughs and scientific discoveries, it explores the wonder and the solace of nature, and the ways in which we can connect with it - and protect it.
Publisher: John Murray Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 492 g
Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 28 mm
The main text is scattered with sparkling jewels of fascinating science on everything from how trees communicate to what birds dream of when they sleep. There are some truly inspiring tales... Rousing, polemical and heartfelt, Back to Nature is not afraid to challenge the status quo and it will fill you with a determination to take action. * Gardens Illustrated *
Engaged, resolute and convincing... this could also be the most important book you've read in a long time. * BBC Countryfile *
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This a very thought provoking book that everyone should read and then put into practice at least one of the ideas for a better world !! Even down to the checking out the humble biscuit you have with your coffee.
“A Recommended Read!”
Well researched and full of interesting and often frustrating facts; it is eye opening and a general call to action for everyone.
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