The Garden Jungle

or Gardening to Save the Planet
 
 
Vintage (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 2. April 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 280 Seiten
978-1-78470-991-4 (ISBN)
 
An introduction to the small creatures that operate in British gardens with advice on how gardeners can help them to thrive, accordingly bringing about a positive alleviation of the effects of gardening on the planet.
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Dave Goulson studied biology at Oxford University and is now Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Sussex. He has spent the last twenty years studying bumblebees, and has published over 250 scientific articles on their biology. He founded the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2006. He is the author of the Sunday Times bestsellers The Garden Jungle and A Sting in the Tale, which was also shortlisted for the 2013 Samuel Johnson Prize, A Buzz in the Meadow and Bee Quest.
Woodlice, earthworms, earwigs: a seething Serengeti lurks in many a back garden. Apiologist Dave Goulson's wonderful book encourages such richness by delivering solid science on garden wilding... Goulson demonstrates that the domestic nature reserve is the first step towards saving the planet. * Nature * An upbeat book about the wonders of the ecosystem in every garden. * The Times, *Summer reads of 2019* * Like a top-notch wildlife documentary, The Garden Jungle draws us in with fascinating details of the natural world and, at the same time, delivers a wake-up call... I doubt that many will finish reading this important book without making a few changes to their gardening or way of life. * Church Times * This book will teach you a great deal about the creatures who live right outside your door and are waiting for you to get to know them. It is a constant revelation. * Sunday Times * [Goulson] is master of intriguing details of a world beyond our ken... The Garden Jungle is an eye-opening book... [and Goulson's] enthusiasm is infectious. This is a man you'd just love to visit your garden and show you its invisible wonders, teach you how to nurture them. * The Times *

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