Bbc Wildlife

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Bbc Wildlife Documentaries In The Age Of Attenborough

Author: Jean-Baptiste Gouyon
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030199827
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This book explores the history of wildlife television in post-war Britain. It revolves around the role of David Attenborough, whose career as a broadcaster and natural history filmmaker has shaped British wildlife television. The book discusses aspects of Attenborough’s professional biography and also explores elements of the institutional history of the BBC—from the early 1960s, when it was at its most powerful, to the 2000s, when its future is uncertain. It focuses primarily on the wildlife ‘making-of’ documentary genre, which is used to trace how television progressively became a participant in the production of knowledge about nature. With the inclusion of analysis of television programmes, first-hand accounts, BBC archival material and, most notably, interviews with David Attenborough, this volume follows the development of the professional culture of wildlife broadcasting as it has been portrayed in public. It will be of interest to wildlife television amateurs, historians of British television and students in science communication.

Bbc Wildlife Diary 1988

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Africa S Big Five And Other Wildlife Filmmakers

Author: Jean Hartley
Editor: African Books Collective
ISBN: 9966724494
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Jean Hartley, born in Kenya, is acknowledged as being the first to legitimise fixing for wildlife film crews. Over the last 25 years, she has worked on over a thousand films, the vast majority being about wildlife and nature. She features five of the great film makers who all started their careers in Kenya in the1950s, legends whom she is proud to call personal friends. Watching all of their films, and many more, she became fascinated by the history of film making in Kenya and determined to find out when it all started. In this insightful book, she traces the roots of wildlife film back a hundred years, drawing on accounts of the original film makers and the professional hunters who guided those early safaris. She tracks the changes from those grainy, speeded up, silent films through to the technologically perfect High Definition and 3D films that are being made today.

Walking With Prehistoric Beasts Sticker Book

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Editor: D K Ink
ISBN: 9780789479853
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Recreate the amazing world of the beasts that stalked our planet after the dinosaurs' extinction! Use the lifelike stickers again and again -- just put them on and peel them off the five dramatic prehistoric backgrounds. Let you imagination take you back in time -- and start sticking!

Linking Enterprise Data

Author: David Wood
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781441976659
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Enterprise data is growing at a much faster rate than traditional technologies allow. New enterprise architectures combining existing technologies are desperately needed. This book suggests a way forward by applying new techniques of the World Wide Web to enterprise information systems. Linking Enterprise Data is an edited volume contributed by worldwide leaders in Semantic Web and Linked Data research, standards development and adoption. Linking enterprise data is the application of World Wide Web architecture principles to real-world information management issues faced by commercial, not-for-profit and government enterprises. This book is divided into four sections: Benefits of applying Linked Data principles in enterprise settings, enterprise approval and support of Linked Data projects, specific Linked Data techniques and a number of real-world success stories from early enterprise adopters. Linking Enterprise Data targets professionals working as CTOs, CIOs, enterprise architects, project managers and application developers in commercial, not-for-profit and government organizations concerned with scalability, flexibility and robustness of information management systems. Computer science graduate students and researchers focusing on enterprise information integration will also benefit.

A New Approach To Conservation

Author: Gill Aitken
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 135116354X
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Conservationists assume a set of underlying values which guide their decision-making and action. The safeguarding or promotion of biodiversity, it is believed, is the means by which nature is best protected. This book examines - and challenges - these general conservation assumptions. While reinforcing the need to halt extinction and value biodiversity, it shows that biodiversity needs to be more clearly understood, perhaps being replaced by the notion of 'wildness'. It examines how biodiversity is a holistic term, and how individual species need to be assessed and their own contribution to 'wildness' has to be recognized. The book proposes a new way of conservation - one which makes more room for neglected, rather than endangered or rare species. It also asserts that 'wildness' is not incompatible with certain kinds of human intervention.

1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die

Author: Michael Bright
Editor: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785835830
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With the help of some of the world’s leading explorers, 1001 Natural Wonders circumnavigates the globe, traveling from arid deserts to frozen wastes, across grasslands and steppe, lakes and rivers, and from mountain tops to ocean depths. Each wonder has been selected for its grandeur and sheer natural beauty. This is the definitive guide to the most spectacular sights in the natural world, celebrating hundreds of millions of years of the Earth’s long and furious history. Some places are located in the remote wilderness, others just a bus ride from town, but whatever and wherever they are, they are rendered here with an inspiring immediacy. Entries are packed with information on the creation and development, location and spectacle of each phenomenon. 100 Natural Wonders is the most detailed and comprehensive guide of its kind. For the would-be explorer, dedicated tourist, traveler, nature-lover, student, or simply for the inquisitive, this compilation of the world’s most amazing vistas and experiences is an absolute must, an insight into our planet’s priceless resources.

Animals In Peril

Author: John Arthur Hoyt
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9780895296481
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Argues that the theory that endangered species must pay their own way to survive is a political expediency used to justify legalized killing in the name of conservation