Chris Packham's Nature HandbookOrdinær pris 249,00 kr
DK brings you an all-encompassing guide to exploring, understanding and appreciating nature like never before. Join Chris Packham as he reveals how easy it is to learn about the flora and fauna that surround us every single day, from boosting your bird-watching skills to approaching urban farming, this horticultural handbook has it all! Let DK plant the seed of curiosity in the minds of our readers, and watch as it blossoms into a life-long love of nature and nurture, allowing you to engage with the wonders of the world, without intruding!
With passion in every page, Packham brings you:-An informative yet jargon-free guide to exploring and understanding nature in all its forms-Illustrated visual studies of how habitats interact and coexist with each other-Top tips on observing and monitoring local wildlife sustainably-Photographic guides to seasonal outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy-Quick-reference panels explaining key scientific concepts for each habitat explored.
First published in 2010, this naturalist handbook has since been revised extensively to encompass the latest technology and equipment accessible for naturalists to discover and engage with local wildlife no matter where you live. Touching upon the latest conservationist issues in today's current climate, this curated wildlife encyclopedia will appeal to all nature enthusiasts passionate about exploring the natural world, whilst simultaneously setting out to protect it.
This nature guide promotes conservation and demonstrates simple ways to contribute to the health of the natural world. From raising caterpillars into blooming butterflies, to handy hints on how to record nature respectfully, this wonders of nature book is sure to shape your learning experience like never before. This beautifully illustrated wildlife book encompasses a habitat-by-habitat approach, introducing readers to different ecosystems in turn with both informative text and inspirational imagery, proving the perfect gift for budding botanists, green-fingered gardeners or for the nature lover in your life.
- Forfatter: Chris Packham
- Publisert: Mars 2022
- Innbinding: Innbundet
- Språk: Engelsk
- ISBN: 9780241539286
Unforgettable Journeys: EuropeOrdinær pris 399,00 kr
Inspirational travel book covering 150 of Europe's most incredible journeys, including routes on foot and by bike, road, rail and water. When it comes to beautiful landscapes, Europe has more than its fair share of icons. The snowy peaks of the Alps, the vivid tulip fields of the Netherlands and the glittering lakes of northern Italy - you'll find them nowhere else but here.
Yet pause to look around a little longer, and you'll soon discover that these postcard favourites sit side by side with many more understated scenes that are just as stunning. In fact, the slower you go, the more treasures you'll uncover - so why would you want to rush the experience? Featuring over 150 inspirational entries, Unforgettable Journeys Europe is a vibrant celebration of taking the scenic route. We've picked the best adventures across the continent, from cruising around the Western Fjords of Norway to hiking the Lycian Way in Turkey.
Of course, the big-hitters are covered - riding Switzerland's Glacier Express, ferry-hopping in Greece and cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats - but we also take you off-the-beaten path, roaming the Albanian Riviera, kayaking through Finnish lakeland and navigating the steady switchbacks of the Transfagarasan Road in Romania. Make your next trip magical as you explore: - Over 150 incredible journeys. Illustrated with inspiring photography and maps that plot the routes and bring their highlights to life- Chapter maps provide a handy overview of the locations covered.
Evocative text transports the reader there, with vivid descriptions and fascinating stories. Includes practical information, such as duration, difficulty, and start and end points. Sustainable and slow travel options have been covered where possible.
- Publisert: Mars 2023
- Innbinding: Innbundet
- Språk: Engelsk
- ISBN: 9780241606056