Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain'S Fragmented Wildlife download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hugh Warwick

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain'S Fragmented Wildlife download free [PDF and Ebook] by Hugh Warwick year 2017
  • Book name: Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain'S Fragmented Wildlife
  • Author: Hugh Warwick
  • Release date: 2017/5/11
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780224100892
  • Rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Votes: 77
  • Review by: Thea Hurtado
  • Review rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/22
  • Total pages: 272
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 in the Guardian`This is a beautifully crafted book . . . timely and essential reading' Kathy Willis, Director of Science, Kew GardensIt is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines - the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. This vast network of lines has transformed our landscape.In Linescapes, Hugh Warwick unravels the far-reaching ecological consequences of the lines we have drawn: as our lives and our land were being fenced in and threaded together, so wildlife habitats have been cut into ever smaller, and increasingly unviable, fragments.Hugh Warwick has travelled across the country to explore this linescape from the perspective of our wildlife and to understand how, with a manifesto for reconnection, we can help our flora and fauna to flourish.Linescapes offers a fresh and bracing perspective on Britain's countryside, one that proposes a challenge and gives ground for hope; for while nature does not tend to straight lines and discrete borders, our lines can and do contain a real potential for wildness and for wildlife.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H3M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Natural History Books, Earth Sciences, Earth: Natural History General, Prose: Non-fiction
  • Available formats: DOC, TIFF, MobiPocket, PDF, JPG, TXT, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, CHM, RAR, LHA
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 24.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x240x27mm
  • Weight: 504g
  • Printed by: SQUARE PEG
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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