Linescapes: Remapping And Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife by Hugh WarwickLinescapes: Remapping And Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife by Hugh Warwick

Linescapes: Remapping And Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife

byHugh Warwick

Hardcover | June 27, 2017

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It is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines – the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; and the green lanes, roads, canals, railways and power lines, designed to connect. This vast network of lines has transformed our landscape.
In Linescapes, Hugh Warwick unravels the far-reaching ecological consequences of the lines we have drawn: as our lives and our land were being fenced in and threaded together, so wildlife habitats have been cut into ever smaller, and increasingly unviable, fragments.
Hugh Warwick has travelled across the country to explore this linescape from the perspective of our wildlife and to understand how, with a manifesto for reconnection, we can help our flora and fauna to flourish.
Linescapes offers a fresh and bracing perspective on Britain’s countryside, one that proposes a challenge and gives ground for hope; for while nature does not tend to straight lines and discrete borders, our lines can and do contain a real potential for wildness and for wildlife.
Hugh Warwick has been a hedgehog obsessive for over twenty years, ever since an expedition to the Orkney Islands in the 1986. From radio-tracking hogs in Devon, to working with HogWatch to track the current numbers of hedgehogs in the British Isles, Hugh was also involved in the research which was instrumental in halting the hedgehog c...
Title:Linescapes: Remapping And Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented WildlifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 9.49 × 6.57 × 1.02 inPublished:June 27, 2017Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0224100890

ISBN - 13:9780224100892

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