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In search of nature

Derek A. Ratcliffe

In search of nature

by Derek A. Ratcliffe

  • 70 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Peregrine Books in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ratcliffe, Derek A.,
  • Natural history -- Great Britain.,
  • Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementD.A. Ratcliffe.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 249 p. :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19169815M
    ISBN 100953654311

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    Browse the archive of articles on Nature. View from space boosts known penguin numbers by an estimated 5–10% — but they’re on unstable ice.   The 10 best nature books We celebrate the arrival of spring with a selection of the best nature writing Tim Dee is the author of Four Fields and The Running Sky.

    With colorful, dynamic art, and attention-grabbing text, Mrs. Peanuckle’s birds fly off the page, and in some cases, into the parks and backyards of the children and adults reading this book. Mrs. Peanuckle’s Bird Alphabet is the fifth title in a series of board books celebrating the joy of nature at home and in the backyard, from fresh. In Nature, Emerson lays out and attempts to solve an abstract problem: that humans do not fully accept nature's beauty. He writes that people are distracted by the demands of the world, whereas nature gives but humans fail to reciprocate.


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