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Working with Nature

Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

Jeremy Purseglove

Combining memoir and travelogue, the botanist and conservationist Jeremy Purseglove describes how nature has long been exploited across our planet, considering issues such as the palm oil trade in Indonesia, land grabs in Africa and peat farming in Britain. He outlines how the earth's precious resources can be harvested more carefully and suggests workable alternatives to what he refers to as 'grim industrialised monocultures'.
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  • Publisher: Profile
  • Year: 2019
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 272pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 214x133mm
  • ISBN: 9781788161596
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.4kg
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