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BBC Wildlife Power List

Subscribers will already have their copy of the May issue that features the very first BBC Wildlife Power List.

If you're not a subscriber you'll have to wait till the magazine hits the shelves this Wed (13 May).

We'd love to know what you think. What names are missing? How would you have improved the list?

Let us know

Matt
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Chris Packham's Nature Handbook

Hello,
This book is one of the best explainers out there. This book is written by an expert and put into easy but detailed sections. One of the best parts is that it does not, as many wildlife books do, just look at all things big and powerful. It looks at the small, the things that matter, and how they interlock to create the full picture of this fantastic earth. It explores different habitats and ...
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celebrating the best writing about the natural world

The long list for the2015 Wainwright Prize is out - celebrating the best in nature and outdoors writing, published in 2014. Its another stonking list, the awards are in their second year, with lots of future classics making it on to the long list. You can read the full list here: https://ntpressoffice.wordpress.com/201 ... announced/.
The winner of the award will be announced in April, so watch this space.
I ...
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Octopi cannibalistic behaviour

Neat but perhaps unsurprising behaviour from the most intelligent of the cephalopods... :shock:

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20140916 ... r-to-death
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Bumphead Parrotfish....

Interesting piece in the BBC Nature website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28531090
Firstly, because it's about a big endangered species I've never heard of before.
Secondly, because it highlights the "damage" some species are perceived to cause to fragile environments and the conservation dilemmas they create.
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Tigers About The House

Tigers About The House followed tiger keeper Giles Clark as he hand reared twin tiger cubs. Has anyone been watching the series? I've been watching and found the program very interesting, it gave good information.

What where you thoughts?

Find out more - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01wf0mn
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Best nature writers

Talk in the BBC Wildlife office today has been about our favourite nature writers. We'd love to know which books you'd rank as your all time favourites.
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Springwatch - your thoughts?

Apparently on Points of View there were complaints about some of the more 'gruesome' scenes shown on Springwatch. I caught one of those: a magpie taking young rabbits from a nest and it didn't seem to be particularly challenging.

What does everyone else thinK? And what were the highlights of this year's series for you?
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I Bought A Rainforest

I caught up with the first episode of wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James's new series last night, and it's fantastic - very thought-provoking, and unusually self-critical too. What did the rest of you think?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0465vqh

Seth Burgess
Production Editor
BBC Wildlife Magazine
www.discoverwildlife.com
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Bless The Bees by Kenneth Eade

Hello! I've just read the book Bless The Bees: The Pending Extinction Of Our Pollinators And What We Can Do To Stop It by Kenneth Eade, has anyone else read it? It used a huge amount of references (I read it on the Kindle and about 42% of the book was references haha!) and totally opened my eyes to the problems that bees and other pollinators have to deal with every day. Obviously I'd known ...
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