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Something In A Cardboard Box

Author : Les Stocker
ISBN : 0701133295
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The owner of a British wildlife hospital recounts his experiences with sick and wounded wild animals and birds, and describes the techniques he uses to care for them

A New Approach To Conservation

Author : Gill Aitken
ISBN : 9781351163545
Genre : Nature
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Conservationists assume a set of underlying values which guide their decision-making and action. The safeguarding or promotion of biodiversity, it is believed, is the means by which nature is best protected. This book examines - and challenges - these general conservation assumptions. While reinforcing the need to halt extinction and value biodiversity, it shows that biodiversity needs to be more clearly understood, perhaps being replaced by the notion of 'wildness'. It examines how biodiversity is a holistic term, and how individual species need to be assessed and their own contribution to 'wildness' has to be recognized. The book proposes a new way of conservation - one which makes more room for neglected, rather than endangered or rare species. It also asserts that 'wildness' is not incompatible with certain kinds of human intervention.

The Flowering Of Britain

Author : Richard Mabey
ISBN : 0701134569
Genre : Nature
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The Animals Agenda

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ISBN : PSU:000070101775
Genre : Animal rights
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British Book News

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ISBN : UVA:X001613706
Genre : Best books
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Bbc Wildlife

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924090267216
Genre : Zoology
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Practical Wildlife Care

Author : Les Stocker
ISBN : 9781118697597
Genre : Medical
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Wildlife care and rehabilitation is often on a one-to-one basis and involves a lot of time, care and skill. However, for many years, care of injured wildlife was regarded as a low priority and euthanasia was the recommended option. A lot has changed over the past twenty years and now caring for wildlife casualties is part of everyday life in many veterinary practices. Following on from the major success of the first edition, this second edition provides even more useful information on wildlife care and rehabilitation. As well as covering a whole range of species, with sections on birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, this edition now includes information on many 'alien' species appearing in the British countryside such as wallabies, wild boar and exotic reptiles. In this edition: * Essential guidance on handling, first aid, feeding and releasing, and many other disciplines not featured in veterinary or nursing training; * Full of helpful tips from an expert in wildlife rehabilitation who has unparalleled practical experience; * Expanded chapters on the care of all species - particularly casualty badgers, otters and hedgehogs - and more comprehensive guidance on rearing orphaned mammals and birds; * Lots more colour pictures to aid in management and care techniques and the latest information on zoonotic diseases from around the world.

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373815
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The Hedgehog S Dilemma

Author : Hugh Warwick
ISBN : 9781608192366
Genre : Nature
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In this wonderfully entertaining, adorable book, Hugh Warwick, an environmental writer and photographer, examines the relationship between the hedgehog and man, and how the hedgehog became so beloved. Traveling the globe in search of his quarry, Warwick eventually discovers a new breed called Hugh's Hedgehog.

Butterfly Summer

Author : Anne-Marie Conway
ISBN : 9781409541738
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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In her summer of secrets, all Becky knows is that everything can change in the beat of a butterfly's wing... When Becky finds an old photo in a box under her mum's bed, everything she thought she knew comes crashing down. The only place she finds comfort is at the Butterfly Garden with her new friend, Rosa May. But with her wild ways, and unpredictable temper, is Rosa May hiding something as well? In the heat of the sun-drenched summer, it seems that Becky is the only one in the dark... Mesmerising and mysterious, Butterfly Summer is a haunting tale of intense friendship and dangerous discovery. "Secrets and mysteries abound in Anne-Marie conway's haunting novel." - The Sunday Express Winner, Secondary School Category, The Oxfordshire Book Award

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