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The Accidental Countryside

Hidden Havens for Britain's Wildlife

Stephen Moss

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In The Accidental Countryside, author and naturalist Stephen Moss makes a journey of discovery through Britain, in search of the hidden corners where wildlife survives against the odds.
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

The Accidental Countryside: Hidden Havens for Britain's Wildlife A01 By (author) N Stephen Moss 204 153 19 407 BB Hardback 272 Guardian Faber Publishing Guardian Faber Publishing London United Kingdom WNC Wildlife: general interest WNP Trees, wildflowers & plants 1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain 1.3 WNC WNP Wildlife: general interest Trees, wildflowers & plants: general interest 1DDU United Kingdom, Great Britain In The Accidental Countryside, author and naturalist Stephen Moss makes a journey of discovery through Britain, in search of the hidden corners where wildlife survives against the odds. From Shetland's Iron Age stone structures to London's most modern skyscrapers, and from lowly railway cuttings to ornate stately gardens, Moss reveals the unlikely oases where wildlife thrives in areas originally created for human purposes. The result is a surprising and uplifting story of how we have influenced the landscape and wildlife of these crowded islands; and how wildlife has taken advantage of us - even when we least expected it. Stephen Moss is a naturalist, broadcaster, television producer and author. In a distinguished career at the BBC Natural History Unit his credits included Springwatch, Birds Britannia and The Nature of Britain. His books include The Robin, A Bird in the Bush, The Bumper Book of Nature, Wild Hares and Hummingbirds and Wild Kingdom. He is also Senior Lecturer in Nature and Travel Writing at Bath Spa University. Originally from London, he lives with his family on the Somerset Levels, and is President of the Somerset Wildlife Trust. 19032020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 16.99 0.00 16.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 12 BERT BKSPD GARD Y In The Accidental Countryside, author and naturalist Stephen Moss makes a journey of discovery through Britain, in search of the hidden corners where wildlife survives against the odds. From Shetland's Iron Age stone structures to London's most modern skyscrapers, and from lowly railway cuttings to ornate stately gardens, Moss reveals the unlikely oases where wildlife thrives in areas originally created for human purposes. The result is a surprising and uplifting story of how we have influenced the landscape and wildlife of these crowded islands; and how wildlife has taken advantage of us - even when we least expected it.
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Book publisherGuardian Faber Publishing
Publication date19 Mar 2020
FormatHardback
Pages272
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