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The Lost Fens: England's Greatest Ecological Disaster #2019

The Lost Fens England s Greatest Ecological Disaster The Lost Fens is the history of the cultural landscape of the Lincolnshire Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire Fenlands from the Humber and the Vale of York to Norfolk The book draws together the story of

  • Title: The Lost Fens: England's Greatest Ecological Disaster
  • Author: Ian D. Rotherham
  • ISBN: 9780752486994
  • Page: 306
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Lost Fens: England's Greatest Ecological Disaster By Ian D. Rotherham, The Lost Fens is the history of the cultural landscape of the Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, and Yorkshire Fenlands from the Humber and the Vale of York, to Norfolk The book draws together the story of changing landscapes, lost cultures and ways of life, and the wildlife that has gone, too This story of destruction is the most dramatic example of ecological destruction inThe Lost Fens is the history of the cultural landscape of the Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, and Yorkshire Fenlands from the Humber and the Vale of York, to Norfolk The book draws together the story of changing landscapes, lost cultures and ways of life, and the wildlife that has gone, too This story of destruction is the most dramatic example of ecological destruction in our history Between 6,000 and 10,000 square kilometres of wetland present in the 1600s, was almost entirely obliterated by 1900 Gone are the vast flocks of wetland birds that filled the evening skies in winter, the frozen wetlands and the fen skaters of the winter, and the abundant Black Terns or breeding wading birds of the summer months This is the history of a landscape, of a region, and of its people, long since passed away It is a remarkable tale and, above all, a history of a lost ecology.

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    1. I ve knocked a star off for lack of an index, which makes navigating a non fiction, information packed book like this somewhat tricky The maps could have been much better placed and, again, ought to have been indexed.Otherwise, this was a really interesting read I was using it for historical and technological background for another piece of writing, and it delivered some intriguing and unlooked for insights, notably the idea that the Romans imported malaria from their African territories and the [...]

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