By Amanda Bennett
By Amanda Bennett
By Keith Johnson
Preston in 50 constructions explores the background of this wealthy and colourful neighborhood via a range of its maximum architectural treasures. From the Grade I-listed Harris Museum to the trendy Guild corridor, this particular examine celebrates the city’s architectural history in a brand new and available means. recognized neighborhood writer Keith Johnson publications the reader on a travel of the city’s historical structures and sleek architectural marvels. The church buildings, theatres, pubs and cinemas of Preston’s business prior are tested along the cutting edge constructions of a twenty-first-century city.
By Ron D. Porley
This is the 1st ebook to hide England's infrequent and threatened mosses and liverworts, jointly often called bryophytes. As a gaggle, they're the main historical land crops and occupy a special place within the colonization of the Earth by means of flora. although, many are in danger from habitat loss, toxins, weather switch, and different elements. Britain is without doubt one of the world's most sensible bryologically recorded components, but its mosses and liverworts should not popular open air a small band of specialists. This has intended that conservation motion has tended to lag in the back of that of extra charismatic teams similar to birds and mammals. Of the 916 types of bryophyte in England, 87 are at the British pink record and are considered as threatened lower than the stern standards of the overseas Union for the Conservation of Nature.
This booklet goals to elevate knowledge via supplying wonderful photographs--many by no means prior to published--of each one threatened species, in addition to updated profiles of eighty four of them, together with prestige, distribution, historical past, and conservation measures. The booklet appears to be like at what bryophytes are, why they're very important and worthwhile, and what makes them infrequent; it additionally examines threats, extinctions, ex situ conservation ideas, laws, and the influence of the 1992 conference on organic Diversity.
By Derek Ratcliffe
Another quantity within the widely-read New Naturalist sequence, this booklet is an in-depth research of the typical advancements and background of Galloway and surrounding areas.
Often ignored a result of attractiveness of average habitat in different elements of the rustic, the writer right here conveys the variety and elegance of nature within the south of Scotland.
Galloway and the borders is a really various quarter, from saltmarshes and shingle shores to rocky islands and seabird stations. the wide variety of hills, exhibiting a wealth of wealthy shades, supply the realm its dominant personality. the various number of natural world basically upload to the diversity.
By Brian Girling
By Robert Turcan
By Jon Sparks
By John A. Cherrington
By Felicity McCullough
By Andrew Pickering