Science is only now revealing some of the last mysteries of migration.
Nate Blakeslee’s book is as much a report on the deep divisions within contemporary America as it is a tale about wolves.
The rich legacy of the American nature writer, tax dodger, moralist, activist . . . and pencil manufacturer.
Richard O Prum's book mimics the literary output of Charles Darwin.
Mark Cocker discovers the shocking damage caused by modern food production in Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were by Philip Lymbery
Madeleine Bunting’s account of her travels in the Hebrides reveals an often-overlooked history.
Britain’s best-loved seabird is vulnerable to global extinction.
Wearing a custom-built goat exoskeleton, sucking down worms like a badger – two new books describe extreme adventures in becoming beasts.
In Dillard’s hands, sand is moulded into an entire world.
Everyone from Darwin to Simón Bolívar considered the Prussian naturalist to be the foremost of his generation.