By Dave Goulson
One man's quest to avoid wasting the bumblebee.
Dave Goulson has regularly been captivated with flora and fauna, from his formative years menagerie of unique pets and dabbling in experimental taxidermy to his groundbreaking learn into the mysterious methods of the bumblebee and his project to guard our rarest bees.
Once normally present in the marshes of Kent, the short-haired bumblebee now simply exists within the wilds of latest Zealand, the descendants of some queen bees shipped over within the 19th century. Dave Goulson's passionate force to reintroduce it to its homeland is among the highlights of a publication that comes with unique learn into those curious creatures, history's dating with the bumblebee and recommendation on how you can safeguard it all the time.
One of the UK's most useful conservationists and the founding father of the Bumblebee Conservation belief, Goulson combines Gerald Durrell-esque stories of a child's turning out to be ardour for nature with a deep perception into the the most important value of the bumblebee. He info the trivia of existence of their nests, sharing attention-grabbing study into the results extensive farming has had on our bee populations and at the power risks if we're to proceed down this course.
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A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees by Dave Goulson