A History of Nature Conservation in Britain

A History of Nature Conservation in Britain

Author: David Evans

Publisher: Other

ISBN: UOM:39015024785464

Category: Science

Page: 312

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Describing the history of the British nature conservation movement, this text traces the legislation for bird protection and access to the countryside, the battles against pesticide and pollution, farming and forestry, and the present concerns with global and green issues.
A History of Nature Conservation in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: David Evans
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Other

Describing the history of the British nature conservation movement, this text traces the legislation for bird protection and access to the countryside, the battles against pesticide and pollution, farming and forestry, and the present concerns with global and green issues.
A History of Nature Conservation in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: David Evans
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-11-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Our attitudes towards `nature' and the countryside are fickle. The conservation movement, despite enjoying its highest membership ever, has achieved only limited success over the last one hundred years of campaigning. Can conservationists now shake off their insular, disunited and negative image so as to gain the influence that the
The History of Geoconservation
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Cynthia V. Burek, Colin D. Prosser
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Geological Society of London

This book is the first to describe the history of geoconservation. It draws on experience from the UK, Europe and further afield, to explore topics including: what is geoconservation; where, when and how did it start; who was responsible; and how has it differed across the world? Geological and geomorphological
An Environmental History of Wildlife in England 1650 - 1950
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Tom Williamson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-05 - Publisher: A&C Black

Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2014 While few detailed surveys of fauna or flora exist in England from the period before the nineteenth century, it is possible to combine the evidence of historical sources (ranging from game books, diaries, churchwardens' accounts and even folk songs) and our wider knowledge of past
Biodiversity and Conservation in Europe
Language: en
Pages: 439
Authors: David L. Hawksworth, Alan T. Bull
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-03 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book brings together a selection of original studies that address biodiversity and conservation in Europe. The contributions are drawn from a wide range of countries and discuss diverse organism and habitat types. They collectively provide a snap-shot of the sorts of studies and actions being taken in Europe to