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Cornerstones
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Subtitle Wild forces that can change our world
By Benedict Macdonald
Published By

Bloomsbury Wildlife

ISBN 9781472971609
Non-Fiction Genre Nature writing (extinction, conservation)
Publication Date 07/07/2022
Price 17.99
Hardcopy Hyperlink https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/cornerstones-9781472971609/
Ebook Hyperlink https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/cornerstones-9781472971562/

Synopsis

In Cornerstones, Benedict Macdonald explores whether restoring the species that once helped protect Britain could turn the climate crisis around. From beavers and boars to wolves and whales, this is a quest in biodiversity and a plea for humans to protect the natural world.

Authors Biography

Benedict Macdonald is a naturalist, conservationist, writer and producer. His first book, Rebirding, highlighted the need for mass-scale nature restoration across the UK. It was the winner of the Richard Jefferies Prize and inaugural winner of the Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation.

Reviews

– Bold, riveting and visionary […] this is an exciting read! (Patrick Barkham)
– A primordially fortifying book. (New Statesman)
– A hopeful tale, and one well worth reading. (Lorraine Connolly, Country Life)
– Cornerstones paves a compelling pathway of hope, and it is as bright and brilliant as it is essential. (Sophie Pavelle)

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4 Comments

  1. Brilliant!

  2. A must read.

  3. Fascinating and hopeful, this is a wonderful read.

  4. Especially loved the chapter on whales, learnt so much about the importance of whale poo in the food chain, some remarkable facts I was totally unaware of.

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