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Available to pre-order: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

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We are very pleased to announce that our forthcoming title: Why Nature Conservation Isn't Working: Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Adrian Spalding is now available to pre-order. Click the cover image below for more information or to order your copy now. Siri Scientific Press (2021, 31st July) 978-1-8381528-4-0, RRP £14.99 160 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover TO BE RELEASED 31 JULY 2021, but pre-ordered advance copies will be shipped before this date. Synopsis: Species are central to nature conservation, but we see wildlife as adjuncts to people without connection with their authentic habitats. With this limited...

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Advance copies available now: An Illustrated History of Butterflies of the Afrotropical Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Socotra

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We are very pleased to announce that we now have advance copies available of our forthcoming title: An Illustrated History of Butterflies of the Afrotropical Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, Reunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues and Socotra by James M. Lawrence and Mark C. Williams. The title is due for formal release on 1st May, 2021. To grab an early bird copy of this book click here to go to the product information page, where you can order your copy. Siri Scientific Press, 978-1-8381528-3-3, RRP £29.99 256 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover, 73 colour plates Foreword by Steve Collins...

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Advance copies available: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the East Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that we now have advance copies available of the final title by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers in the Dorset Fossil Coast series. Once again, this volume is full of stunning photography and the remarkable prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz. A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the East Dorset Coast can be ordered at 10% discount up until the formal publication date of 1st May, 2021 (click here to go to the product information page and order your copy). Siri Scientific Press (2021) 978-1-8381528-2-6, 192 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft...

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WINNER OF THE ROYAL ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY WESTWOOD MEDAL 2021: True Bugs of the World

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We are very proud to announce that our recent title True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): classification and natural history (Second Edition) by Randall T. Schuh & Christiane Weirauch has won the highly prestigious Westwood Medal for 2021, issued by the Royal Entomological Society and which aims to recognise excellence in taxonomy. The criteria for selection are stated as follows: "The best comprehensive taxonomic work on a group of insects, or, related arthropods (including terrestrial and freshwater hexapods, myriapods, arachnids and their relatives). Typically, this will be a taxonomic revision or monograph. Open to authors from any country who...

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Coming Soon: Why Conservation Isn't Working - Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World

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We are very pleased to announce the following title is currently in production and nearing completion, for an expected publication date of June/July 2021: Why Conservation Isn't Working - Understanding Wildlife in the Modern World by Adrian Spalding, with a foreword by Kurt Jackson. ISBN 978-1-8381528-4-0, 160 pp, 240 x 165 mm, soft cover. Reviews in preparation From the back cover (the next year) “… must be the year to reconcile humanity with nature” – António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General. This book attempts to put species into the context of our perception. Animals are more than their physical form....

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