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  • My Family and Other Animalsby Gerald Durrell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 12.68

    My Family and Other Animals is the first book in The Corfu Trilogy , the inspiration for ITV's The Durrells . It is the bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu by treasured British conservationist Gerald Durrell. Escaping the ills of the British climate, the Durrell family - acne-ridden Margo, gun-toting... more...

  • The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition: Afterword by Robert Macfarlaneby J. A. Baker; Mark Cocker; Robert Macfarlane; John Fanshawe

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 13.31

    Reissue of J. A. Baker?s extraordinary classic of British nature writing, with an exclusive new afterword by Robert Macfarlane. more...

  • Songs of Love and Warby Dominic Couzens

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    The dawn chorus: a single voice cutting through the darkness heralds a breaking wave of sound at the very beginning of the day. It is an iconic natural phenomenon with many familiar performers, yet it is a mysterious event for which there is no complete explanation. A mass of starlings gathers at the end of the midwinter day. As the sun sets, wave... more...

  • Hidden Natureby Alys Fowler

    Hodder & Stoughton 2017; US$ 24.99

    'An astounding memoir' Gay Star News 'Hidden Nature is one of the most thrilling things I've read in a long time' Waterways World 'She writes wonderfully about the species that have carved out a place for themselves amid the discarded shopping trolleys, condom packets and industrial waste' Guardian 'This candid book is as much... more...

  • Watter Slang is dit?by Johan Marais

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2017; US$ 15.00

    Watter Slang is dit? is ?n maklike inleiding wat die beginner sal help om slange uit te ken. Slange van die streek word volgens familietrekke, gemeenskaplike gedrag of voorkoms gegroepeer, en die leser word aangemoedig om die kenmerke van die groep te herken voordat op individuele spesies gefokus word. Kassies met interessante feite vul die teks aan... more...

  • Wildlife Politicsby Bruce Rocheleau

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 52.00

    An analysis of forces affecting wildlife politics worldwide, covering topics such as overexploitation, hunting, ecotourism and trafficking. more...

  • The Nueces Riverby Margie Crisp; William B. Montgomery; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available

    First appearing on early Spanish maps as the Río Escondido, or hidden river, and later named Río de las Nueces after the abundant pecan trees along its banks, the Nueces today is a stream of seeming contradictions: a river that runs above and below ground; a geographic reminder of a history both noble and egregious; and a spring-fed stream transformed... more...

  • RSPB Spotlight Kingfishersby David Chandler

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    Usually observed as a flash of blue and orange from a riverbank, most people are aware of Kingfishers, but few of us are familiar with the intricacies of their day-to-day lives. With their long, dagger-like bills, bright blue plumage and characteristic fast, low flight over water, Common Kingfishers are instantly recognisable. The 90 or so species... more...

  • RSPB Spotlight Bumblebeesby Richard Comont

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    Bumblebees are some of our most familiar insects, and are among the few that are almost universally viewed as 'friendly' ? their low buzzing is the quintessential sound of our gardens in the summertime. Spotlight Bumblebees considers all 24 UK bumblebee species, examining what made the group so successful and how circumstances have led to the survival... more...

  • A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulfby John Muir; Terry Gifford

    Vertebrate Publishing 2017; US$ 3.99

    ?Many a beautiful plant cultivated to deformity, and arranged in strict geometrical beds, the whole pretty affair a laborious failure side by side with divine beauty.? A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf is the second book in John Muir ?s Wilderness-Discovery series. It is within this work that we are really given strong clues toward Muir?s future... more...