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Forthcoming title: Discovery and Collection of the Brandon Bridge Konservat-Lagerstätte

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We are pleased to announce that the following new title is now in production: Discovery and Collection of the Brandon Bridge Konservat-Lagerstätte: A Remarkable Soft-bodied Biota from the Silurian of Wisconsin, USA by Gerald O Gunderson† and Ronald C Meyer. In the early 1980s Gerald Gunderson and Ronald Meyer, two amateur paleontologists, made one of the great fossil discoveries of all time. Known as the Brandon Bridge soft-bodied biota from the lower Silurian of southeastern Wisconsin, it provided a unique look at early organisms missing from the fossil record. Because of its extraordinary preservation the Brandon Bridge presents many of...

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New Reviews: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

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We are pleased to announce that our latest title: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Dr Adrian Spalding is now available (click the cover below to go to the product page for more info or to order a copy). Synopsis: Species are central to nature conservation, but we see wildlife as adjuncts to people without connection with their authentic habitats. With this limited view, we cannot save wildlife from extinction. Concentration on iconic species achieves brilliant publicity but looks after the icing whilst the cake crumbles beneath. What people are saying This thought-provoking new...

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Two new entomology book reviews in Royal Ent Soc Antenna

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We are very pleased to announce that two new reviews of our recent titles have been published in Antenna, the newsletter of the Royal Entomological Society. The first concerns our RES award winning title: True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) (Second Edition) and the second our recent title on Butterflies of the Afrotropical Indian Ocean Islands.   For more details on these reviews visit the RES website by clicking their logo below or to see more info about the titles and order copies please click the relevant image above.

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New Book Review: A guide to fossil collecting on the East Dorset coast

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We are very pleased to announce the publication of a new book review by Everything Dinosaur of our recent title: A guide to fossil collecting on the East Dorset coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers. Click cover for more info, contents etc. or to order your copy Edited snippets from the review: This highly acclaimed guidebook is beautifully illustrated with more than 200 colour photographs not only showing fossil finds but also highlighting the stunning landscape and geology of this part of the southern coast of England. It is aimed at amateur as well as the more serious fossil...

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Book Review: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA

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We are very pleased to announce the recent review of our title: Gass,  K.C.,  J.  Kluessendorf,  D.G.  Mikulic,  and  C.E.  Brett.  2019. Fossils  of  the  Milwaukee  Formation:  A  Diverse  Middle  Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA, just published in Priscum, the Newsletter of the Paleontological Society (May, 2021: 26). Click cover to go to product page for more info or to order your copy Edited snippets: This book is a window into the past in two ways: a window into a rich Devonian ecosystem, and a window into paleontology at the turn of the last century. The book is richly illustrated...

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