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ECONOMICS & ENVIRONMENT

The Real Price of Grouse: Greenhouse Gases

Damaging practices used to increase yields on grouse moors may have a direct economic impact on us even if we’ve never set eyes a red grouse.

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BOOK SIGNING TOUR

In conversation around the UK with Chris Packham

Chris will be appearing around the country from late April to promote his coming-of-age memoir “Fingers in the Sparkle Jar” which is published this spring.

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INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS

Chris and Richard E. Grant

Chris joins Richard E. Grant in the Penguin studio to discuss his memoir, reminiscing about badger watching in bondage trousers and explains why it’s important to suck up every last drop of life.

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TOXIC

The Real Price of Grouse

Chris calls for Marks & Spencer and Iceland not to stock red grouse. He also cites Dr Mark Avery’s investigations into lead levels many times higher than that permitted in beef, pork or chicken.

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SUNDAY TIMES BEST SELLER

Chris Packham - Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

In his rich, lyrical and emotionally exposing memoir, Chris brings to life his childhood in the 70s. Pervading his story is the search for freedom and meaning in a world that didn’t understand him.

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NEW HOME FOR MILLIE

News from Isle of Wight Zoo

Director, Charlotte Corney, reflects on the important rescue work carried out by zoos as the new primate enclosure is completed and preparations are underway for summer visitors.

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SPORT OR SLAUGHTER?

Introduction to Driven Grouse Shooting

How does driven grouse shooting work? Chris explains how the landscape has to be intensively managed – burned, drained and all predators removed.

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CHRIS'S BEAUTIFUL BOOK

Amazing Animal Journeys

Chris’s beautiful, fact-filled picture book is a perfect introduction to the natural world for all young nature lovers. Stunningly illustrated by Harry Potter cover artist Jason Cockroft and out on 28th January.

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