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Natural History


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 Biography / Memoir

Awards:Samuel Johnson Award for Non-Fiction, 2014. Costa Book of the Year, 2015.

'In real life, goshawks resemble sparrowhawks the way leopards resemble housecats. Bigger, yes. But bulkier, bloodier, deadlier, scarier, and much, much harder to see. Birds of deep woodland, not gardens, they're the birdwatchers' dark g... read more

After the sudden death of her father, Helen Macdonald acquires and begins the intense training of a female goshawk. She draws from the flawed experience of T H White, and other more helpful historical accounts of falconry. Through develo... read more

H is for Hawk
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A witty and engaging history of the first botanists, interwoven with stories of today's extraordinary plants found in the garden and the labIn Paradise Under Glass... read more

A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
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‘For some scientific questions, Antarctica is the best – and sometimes the only – place to look for answers. Visiting this frozen landscape is to gain a fresh perspective on our world,... read more

 
‘Visiting this frozen landscape is to gain a fresh perspective on our world, almost like going to another planet and looking back with renewed wonder on Earth.’
 
Award-winning science ... read more

Science on Ice : Discovering the Secrets of Antarctica
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 Natural History

In this revelatory book, Callum Roberts uses his lifetime's experience working with the oceans to show why they are the most mysterious places on earth, their depths still largely unexplored.
In The Ocean of Life we get a... read more

The Ocean of Life
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 Natural History

In every scientific discipline, there is an official language formed of many words derived from Latin. Ornithology and bird watching are perfect examples. The scientific names of birds define the identity and relationships amon... read more

Latin for Birdwatchers
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Plants are so ubiquitous, such a common feature of the world around us, that we rarely stop to consider the profound impact they have on our everyday lives. We give flowers on special occasions, spend many d... read more

Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History
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Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event s... read more

Kolbert is one of my favourite science writers and her latest book doesn’t disappoint -  it’s fascinating right from the gripping first page. There are no prizes for guessing what’s causing the latest wave of ma... read more

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
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The gripping, inspirational story of the New Zealand sanctuaries and conservationists turning back the tide of extinction.We've all heard o... read more

Way before European ships arrived with their devastating stoats, cats, and possums, the first New Zealanders were transforming their new land an... read more

Paradise Saved: The Remarkable Story of New Zealand's Wildlife Sanctuaries and How They are Stemming the Tide of Extinction
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 Natural History

Immersive, evocative and powerful, Common Ground is a unique evocation of how, over the course of one year, Rob Cowen discovered a common -- though extraordinary -- square mile of wood, meadow, hedge and river on the edge of ... read more

Common Ground
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 Natural History

A hunt for the world's most elusive bees leads Dave Goulson from the Salisbury plains to the Sussex hedgerows, from Poland to Patagonia. Whether he is tracking great yellow bumblebees in the Hebrides or chasing orchid bees through the Ecu... read more

Bee Quest
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 Natural History

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Last Wild Trout
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Earthquakes are perhaps the most terrifying of all natural disasters. They strike without warning, they cannot be controlled, there is no escape. And New Zealand has suffered more than its fair share of major shak... read more

The Shaky Isles: New Zealand Earthquakes
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