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Rivers Authors: , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Pages: 432 Language: English ISBN: 9780956490254 Categories: , , , ,

Volume 3 in the British Wildlife Collection, Rivers is the definitive one-book study of this never-more-topical subject. Including detailed information about each of the huge variety of river-types to be found in Britain, discussion of individual examples both large and small, crucial insights into their maintenance and the dangers – felt so acutely in recent years across the UK – of their mismanagement, this is essential reading for serious conservationist and interested layman alike.

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Author Biography

Having undertaken PhD studies on the River Tweed and practical research on river transfers at Durham University, Nigel Holmes was from 1978 the Nature Conservancy Council's river specialist. He developed several survey and assessment methods that are used nationally and internationally, and formed the River Restoration Centre in 1992. Paul Raven has been a conservation professional since undertaking detailed studies of the River Roding in Essex for his PhD. He was the first national conservation officer for the National Rivers Authority, was head of ecology for the Environment Agency, and continues his work in conservation and freshwaters in particular.