This is not merely an exploration of natural history within the urban environment. David Goode uses his knowledge of urban ecology to describe the range of habitats and species which exist within urban areas, and shows how our understanding is being applied to encourage a greater variety of nature into towns and cities.
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Professor David Goode has enormous experience of urban natural history and before his retirement worked as the Director of the London Ecology Unit. He has written numerous academic papers and a book called Wild in London. He lives in Bath.Review:
`Probably the finest work on urban ecology ever written' Guardian`A wealth of habitats and species highlighted ... David Goode has done an excellent job.' Bird Watching`Goode paints a picture of the extraordinary amount of wildlife in our towns and cities and shows that new colonisations are going on all the time.' Charles Clover, The Sunday Times`[...] a masterly and detailed account of the development of urban conservation from its earliest origins in the nineteenth century writings of Richard Jefferies and W. H. Hudson to the latest ideas on "green roofs".' www.rarebirdalert.co.uk`This is a huge contribution to natural history writing. Above all the book is written with knowledge, passion and humour [...] this is natural history writing at its best' Urban Environments Journal
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Book Description William Collins, 2014. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. New copy. Bookseller Inventory # 032269
Book Description Harper Collins, London, 2014. Book Condition: New. 430, col photos. 216x149mm. PB. NEW. . . . Bookseller Inventory # 17189