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Fighting for Birds : 25 Years in Nature Conservation.

Author: Mark Avery
Publisher: Exeter : Pelagic Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A personal, philosophical and political history of 25 years of bird conservation, this book provides an instructive and amusing read for all those who would like a glimpse into the birds and wildlife  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Avery
ISBN: 9781907807299 1907807292
OCLC Number: 806017589
Description: 336 pages ; 20 x 13 cm
Contents: 1. Early years --
2. Flow country days --
3. In the pink --
roseate terns --
4. Counting, cubes and curves --
5. Is it ever right to be nasty to birds --
6. Special places --
7. Hope for farmland birds --
8. Reintroductions: putting something back --
9. Nature reserves --
10. Climate --
11. The raptor haters --
12. Trying to change the world --
13. Advocacy in practice --
14. Snippets --
15. Whither the RSPB? --
16. The tangled bank --
17. What we need to do to win.

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I couldn't put it down. It is a damned good read packed with interesting information and insider insights into some of the classic conservation battles of the period. All students of conservation Read more...

 
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