Books about nature and climate change

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Jennifer Ackermann The Bird Way

Neil Ansell The Last Wilderness

Nicola Chester On Gallows Down: Place, Protest and Belonging

Miriam Darlington Owl Sense

Roger Deakin Waterlog 

Roger Deakin Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees

Gavin Francis Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence and Emperor Penguins

Bob Gilbert Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London Parish

Joe Harkness Bird Therapy

Robin Wall Kimmerer Braiding Sweeetgrass

John Lewis-Stempel Meadowland: the private life of an English field

John Lewis-Stempel The Running Hare The Secret Life of Farmland

John Lewis-Stempel The Wood: The Life and Times of Cockshutt Wood

Jacob McAtear An Engagement with Nature

Helen Macdonald H is for Hawk

Marta McDowell Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

Robert Macfarlane The Old Ways

Robert Macfarlane The Wild Places

Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane Underland: A deep time journey

James May The Reassembler (repair from a TV series)

Matt Merritt A Sky Full of Birds: In search of Britain’s Great Bird Gatherings

Laura Imai Messina The Phone Box at the Edge of the World (fiction after a tsunami)

Amanda Owen Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess

Richard Powers The Overstory (fiction about climate change protesters and trees)

Richard Powers Bewilderment fiction

Nick Pyenson Spying on Whales

James Rebanks The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd

James Rebanks The Shepherd’s Life: A Tale of the Lake District

James Rebanks English Pastoral: An Inheritance

Stephen Rutt The Seafarers A Journey Among Birds

Vita Sackville-West The Women’s Land Army

Alexander McCall Smith How to Raise an Elephant (fiction set in Botswana)

Greta Thunberg No-one is too small to make a difference

Isabella Tree Wilding

Ian Vince The Lie of the Land

Henry Williamson Tarka the Otter

Raynor Winn The Salt Path

Peter Wohlleben The Hidden Life of Trees