Our Place - Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late?

Starlings flying in a formation know as a murmuration

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Join the Plymouth Green Book Club to discuss Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? by Mark Cocker.

"Environmental thought and politics have become parts of mainstream cultural life in Britain. The wish to protect wildlife is now a central goal for our society, but where did these ‘green’ ideas come from? And who created the cherished institutions, such as the National Trust or the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, that are now so embedded in public life with millions of members?

From the flatlands of Norfolk to the tundra-like expanse of the Flow Country in northern Scotland, acclaimed writer on nature Mark Cocker sets out on a personal quest through the British countryside to find the answers to these questions." (source: Amazon)

"Impassioned, expert and beautifully written... Magnificent" Sunday Times

We will be joined by guest expert, Harry Barton, CEO of Devon Wildlife Trust. All are welcome to this free event and it is not essential to have read any or all of the book. Contact Alan Ramage for further information (email: menzalan@blueyonder.co.uk).

Plymouth Green Book Club is supported by the University of Plymouth, the Sustainable Earth Institute and the Eden Project.

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