Magazine article Geographical

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Magazine article Geographical

Top 10

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Tony Juniper, former director of Friends of the Earth, is an environmental advisor. His latest book, What has Nature ever Done for Us?, is out now

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1. Swifts in a Tower (1956)

by David Lack (out of print)

The findings of a research project looking into the lives of the swifts nesting in the tower of the Pitt Rivers Museum

2. The Second World War (2012)

by Antony Beevor (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 25 [pounds sterling])

This vivid account brings home just how momentous a time this was

3. Narcissus and Goldmund (1930)

by Herman Hesse (Peter Owen, 9.99 [pounds sterling])

The story of a former monk seeking the meaning of life in medieval Germany

4. Prosperity without Growth (2011)

by Tim Jackson (Routledge, 9.99 [pounds sterling])

How economics needs to change to accommodate our demands on the biosphere

5. The Carbon War (1999)

by Jeremy Leggett (Routledge, 27.99 [pounds sterling])

Reveals the pernicious effects of lobbyists working for fossil fuel interests

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