I was expecting a book going deep into the various talents of the Corvid family - rooks, ravens, jackdaws and carrion crows - but instead the book feels more like a meditation on what it is to be someone obsessed with nature.
Wow, what an inspirational woman. Her courage and determination to save the mountain gorillas shine through as she deals with corruption, poaching and the emotional consequences of being close to such amazing but vulnerable animals.
In this beautifully poetic book, the author tries to find the last remaining wilderness in Britain and Ireland. His task takes him to some of the farthest corners of these Isles but also a few surprising locations closer to home.
Sometimes we’re so keen to save iconic species around the world that we forget about our own local wildlife. It is a sad fact that we live in one of the most denatured landscapes in the world. A provocative and original book that doesn't always make for easy reading. For a nation of nature lovers, we must do a lot better...