Green Guide to Trees Of Britain And Europe

Green Guide to Trees Of Britain And Europe

Swamp-cypress The species in this book are grouped into 40 families whose essential characteristics are described here. Ginkgo and Yew Ginkgo has deciduous, ...

Author: Bob Press

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472916495

Category: Nature

Page: 104

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Aimed at both the general reader and amateur naturalist, Green Guide Trees offers a wealth of information on observing and identifying 150 of the most commonly encountered tree species in Britain and Europe. Each tree is described in detail with information on height, shape, and important features such as foliage and fruit, and is illustrated with beautifully detailed, full colour painting. The introduction contains information on characteristics to help distinguish one family group of trees from another, and there are also keys which provide step-by-step clues to aid identification. Informative and compact, this book is ideal for both home reference and as a pocket companion in the field.
Categories: Nature

Green Guide to Wild Flowers Of Britain And Europe

Green Guide to Wild Flowers Of Britain And Europe

The species in this book are grouped into 52 families according to shared characteristics, some of which are described here. Hops, Nettles and Mistletoes ...

Author: David Sutton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472927217

Category: Nature

Page: 112

View: 345

Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe. A huge variety of wild flowers grow in fields, gardens, woodlands and even on roadsides, and recognising individual species can prove challenging. The Green Guide to Wild Flowers makes identifying them easy for beginners and amateur naturalists alike. Concise descriptions include information on habitat, months in flower, as well as important features like fruit, leaf structure and stem Beautiful colour illustrations of all 150 species Detailed introduction includes colour photographs, botanical keys and information on families of wild flowers
Categories: Nature

Michelin Green Guide Tuscany

Michelin Green Guide Tuscany

In the 14C several members of the land- owning Medici family moved to Florence. This family of little-known merchants and modest money-changers, ...

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182615

Category: Travel

Page: 384

View: 965

This eBook version of the Green Guide Tuscany by Michelin has been completely revised with new text, photography and maps. Now helpfully organized by district, the guide helps you discover the region's peaks and valleys covered with rows of vines and grains and pockets of olive trees, as well as its breath-taking cities, such as Renaissance Florence. Explore the glamorous Tuscan coast, its ports, idyllic beach coves and the Archipelago, not forgetting the hidden gems such as lesser-known Arezzo. Michelin's celebrated star-rating system, respected maps and trusted advice make sure you see the best of Tuscany from San Gimignano’s towers to Chianti vineyards.
Categories: Travel

Green Guide

Green Guide

The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely Editors of Green Guide ... By shopping locally, you can support your own community and family-run, ...

Author: Editors of Green Guide

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426203398

Category: House & Home

Page: 448

View: 750

Paper or plastic? Organic or conventional? In a world that is rapidly going "green," how does the average person make decisions that are smart for the family—and good for the planet? The Green Guide is here to help, with the concepts and choices for Earth-conscious living. Presented in concise, information-packed chapters, this up-to-the-minute resource touches on every aspect of our lives, from grocery shopping to housecleaning to work, travel, and investing—enabling consumers to make informed decisions and simple changes that impact the planet in big ways. Easy-to-follow information and hundreds of fascinating sidebars, fact boxes, and other key elements recommend how you can replace unhealthy and environmentally damaging practices and products with more wholesome, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing alternatives. Neither scholarly nor scare-mongering in tone, the lively text has been written in partnership with a board of noted experts—offering readers the most authoritative, engaging, comprehensive, and in-depth reference of its kind. Created by two of the strongest brands in conservation and the environment, and drawn from more than ten years of reputable coverage in The Green Guide newsletter, on-line and in print, this comprehensive resource is destined to become a must-have for millions of families and the first name in household reference books in this up-and-coming category.
Categories: House & Home

The Sustainable ish Guide to Green Parenting

The Sustainable ish  Guide to Green Parenting

If that's the case, then this is the book for you. No preaching. No judgement. No guilt. Instead you'll find easy, do-able ideas and suggestions for you to pick and choose from, try out and adapt.

Author: Jen Gale

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472984586

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 224

View: 480

'The most family friendly way to start doing your bit.' - The Sunday Times The must-have friendly green bible of accessible eco-tips for families. As a parent, getting out of the house with everyone wearing shoes (on a good day) can feel like you're winning, so adding 'being green' to the never-ending to-do list might feel like the thing to bring all your spinning plates crashing to the ground. If that's the case, then this is the book for you. No preaching. No judgement. No guilt. Instead you'll find easy, do-able ideas and suggestions for you to pick and choose from, try out and adapt. Plus bucketfuls of encouragement as you explore what works for you and your family.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Green Guide to Butterflies Of Britain And Europe

Green Guide to Butterflies Of Britain And Europe

Nemeobiidae (Metalmarks) In Europe the sole member of this family is the Duke of Burgundy Fritillary. The butterfly has markings like the Fritillaries ...

Author: Robert Goodden

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472933386

Category: Nature

Page: 112

View: 186

Aimed at both the general reader and amateur naturalist, this guide offers information on observing and identifying 150 of the most commonly encountered butterfly species in Britain and Europe. Each butterfly's habits, range and important characteristics are described, while colour paintings show each butterfly in detail. There are sections on the four stages of the life-cycle of butterflies and on breeding butterflies. Sound advice on conservation issues is also offered. The book can be used as both a home reference and a pocket companion in the field.
Categories: Nature

Michelin Green Guide Scotland

Michelin Green Guide Scotland

The castle,the family and the nation's history are closely interwoven. Ñ Location: The castle is on the outskirts of Blair Atholl village, ...

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182233

Category: Travel

Page: 400

View: 933

This eBook version of the Green Guide Scotland by Michelin captures the spirit of the country, from the Lowlands of Strathmore to the Cairngorms in the heart of the Highlands. Sample a wee dram at the malt whisky capital, play golf at St. Andrews, visit Glasgow’s art museums, or explore the rugged northern lochs. You'll find walk-throughs of major museums, galleries, churches and attractions with illustrations and floor plans. Through its star-rating system, driving tours, lodging and dining for all budgets, colorful maps and suggested activities, this Michelin Green Guide helps you discover the quintessence of Scotland.
Categories: Travel

Michelin Green Guide Italy

Michelin Green Guide Italy

FAMILY AND GROUP DISCOUNTS Trains – Children under 12 accompanied by two adults travel free. Tickets are always free for children under four.

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182356

Category: Travel

Page: 608

View: 180

This eBook version of the Green Guide Italy is completely revised and expanded, featuring the best that the country has to offer. The guide explores the rich culture, heritage and history of the cities, countryside and coastal areas. Michelin's celebrated star-rating system pinpoints Italy’s highlights, whether the beautiful Dolomite mountain range, the UNESCO-designated historic city centers of Rome, Florence and Naples, or the stunning coastlines of Amalfi and Portofino Promontory. Regional introductions give an overview of each area, while Michelin’s walking and driving tours, up-to-date content, maps and color photos help you discover this diverse country.
Categories: Travel

America Goes Green

America Goes Green

Green Living by Design: The Practical Guide for Eco-Friendly Remodeling and Decorating. ... Simply Green: Easy, Money-Saving Tips for Eco-Friendly Families.

Author: Kim Kennedy White

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598846577

Category: Nature

Page: 1297

View: 812

Explores the history and evolution of environmentalism in modern America, featuring essays that look at environmental issues facing each state, primary source documents, and thematic A to Z entries.
Categories: Nature

Michelin Green Guide South Korea

Michelin Green Guide South Korea

Debt puts a strain on families, sometimes even restricting the size of the family, and fierce competition in schools has been linked with suicidesand ...

Author: Michelin

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182554

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 844

This first edition eBook of the Green Guide South Korea by Michelin delivers a country bristling with UNESCO World Heritage sites and its own National Treasures. Enjoy Seoul, an energetic modern city with ancient palaces, shopping malls and food stalls. Explore Buddhist temples, shamanist shrines and fascinating folk villages. Discover Korea's cultural heritage through its art, crafts, cuisine and markets. Visit its diverse landscapes from Seoraksan national park to the beautiful island Jeju-do and Suncheon’s wetlands. Whatever you choose, Michelin's celebrated star-rating system makes sure you see the best of South Korea.
Categories: Travel

The Green Guide Oregon

The Green Guide  Oregon

A Travel Guide to Natural Wonders Archie Satterfield. and not really ... Wallowa
Lake State Park is one of Oregon ' s most popular , so reservations for campsites
are often difficult to come by , for families book them far in advance . Across the ...

Author: Archie Satterfield

Publisher:

ISBN: 156626023X

Category: Natural areas

Page: 100

View: 479

Categories: Natural areas

Michelin Green Guide Japan

Michelin Green Guide Japan

The residence of the Nakamuras, an important Okinawan farming family, dates from the beginning of the 18C. Protected from typhoons by a row of trees, ...

Author: Michelin

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182264

Category: Travel

Page: 536

View: 138

This eBook version of the Green Guide Japan by Michelin captures the spirit of the country, from the Okinawa archipelago’s sandy beaches to Honshu’s forested slopes. This fully revised and expanded Green Guide Japan presents a country famous for its rich heritage, plentiful hot springs, state-of-art railway network and complex, delicious cuisine. Delight in Kyoto’s shrines and temples, explore Nara’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, and shop in Tokyo’s eclectic boutiques. Discover historic pagodas, futuristic skyscrapers, peaceful villages and a varied flora and fauna. Wherever you go, Michelin's celebrated star-rating system makes sure you see the best Japan has to offer.
Categories: Travel

Michelin Green Guide Greece

Michelin Green Guide Greece

Georgas Family vineyards Georgas Family Organic Grape Products PÓRTO GERMENÓa This quiet seaside resort (the beach is huge)is pleasantly sited in a bayat ...

Author: Michelin

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182141

Category: Travel

Page: 512

View: 174

Make the most of your trip to Greece with the eBook version of the Green Guide Greece by Michelin. Scout out the best attractions with Michelin's famed star-rating system from the theater ruins at Dodona to the Acropolis at Athens. Explore the Cyclades coastline by sea or walk to the top of Mount Zeus. Whether it’s shopping for local produce, or eating baklava at a taverna, Green Guide Greece is the oracle with its dedicated address book, expertly researched features, suggested walking and driving tours, color photos and detailed maps.
Categories: Travel

Michelin Green Guide Spain

Michelin Green Guide Spain

This museum occupies the former tobacco factory inthe Reigfamily. Ittakes you on a journeyof the tabacco-making process, from the way the leaves were dried, ...

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182523

Category: Travel

Page: 576

View: 696

This eBook version of the Green Guide Spain reveals a land renowned for its culture, heritage and geographical diversity. Spain's beaches and mountains mix effortlessly with dynamic cities packed with world-class museums, superb dining and fantastic shopping. Visit a Rioja winery, admire Barcelona’s Modernist architecture, or island-hop across the Canaries. New regional introductions, Michelin's celebrated star-rating system, walking and driving tours, detailed maps, and suggested restaurants and hotels for a variety of budgets allow travelers to plan their trip carefully, or to be spontaneous in their journey.
Categories: Travel

Green Kids Sage Families

Green Kids  Sage Families

The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Organic Kids Lynda Fassa ... lunches to nontoxic toys in Lynda's comprehensive, helpful guide Green Kids, Sage Families.

Author: Lynda Fassa

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440656002

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 272

View: 830

The official guide to organic parenting for the toddler stage and beyond?from the author of Green Babies, Sage Moms. Green living starts at home?where small changes can vastly improve family life. When little ones start exploring, parents want to give them a healthy, green world?at home, at school, and beyond. Jam-packed with helpful, money-saving advice, this book includes sections on: ? Eco-friendly toys, home repairs, holidays, and birthdays ? Pesticides?on the lawn and in food ? How to get a school to go green ? What to ban from house and garden ? What?s really in a food label ? Breaks for Mother Earth?going green while saving green ? And much more! With tips that will actually save parents money, this guide shows them how to go green while protecting both their children and the planet their children will inherit.
Categories: Family & Relationships

Eco Friendly Families

Eco Friendly Families

Guide Your Family to Greener Living with Activities That Engage and ... While working on this book I was thrilled to find so many resources on going green.

Author: Helen Coronato

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781436269209

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 422

Going green is a family affair... Parents and kids making the world a better place. Eco-friendliness has grown into a way of life across the country. Eco-Friendly Families is the perfect guide to raising a family with "green" values, whether they're celebrating their first Earth Day or are old hands at recycling, eating organic, and carrying a cloth bag to the supermarket. Parents and children can all live by eco-example by following the tips in this book, including: * Start-up advice for going green as a family affair- motivating all family members to embrace change * Family activities that can make every day Earth Day and living green fun * A practical guide to growing up green-what everyone can do around the house, at school, at work, and on vacation * Realistic ways to deepen family involvement through environmentalism, conservation, activism, and advocacy * Effective suggestions for raising responsible, ecoconscious citizens
Categories: Self-Help

David Suzuki s Green Guide

David Suzuki s Green Guide

Zero waste is also a great goal for individuals and families because it changes your perspective on every product you buy, making you think about where ...

Author: David Suzuki

Publisher: Greystone Books

ISBN: 9781926685144

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 949

Everyone knows that the planet is in trouble, but is there a solution? This timely book identifies the most effective ways individuals can be more green in four key areas: home, travel, food, and consumerism. It also describes how citizens can ensure that governments take the actions necessary to make sustainable lifestyles the norm instead of the exception. Environmental lawyer David Boyd and celebrated ecologist David Suzuki provide vital tips for choosing a home, creating a healthy indoor environment, and decreasing energy and water use — and utility bills. They discuss what readers can do to drive and fly less, profile the most environmentally friendly transportation choices, and explain how to purchase carbon credits, among other suggestions. In addition, they offer simple changes individuals can make in their diet to eat fresher, tastier, healthier food. Included too is invaluable advice about how to buy fewer things and avoid toxic consumer products.
Categories: Nature

Michelin Green Guide Spain

Michelin Green Guide Spain

Christmas The Christmas period in Spain is traditionally a time for family celebration. The Christmas tree and crib are essential decorative features; ...

Author: Michelin

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067208537

Category: Travel

Page: 608

View: 183

This new eBook edition of the Green Guide Spain is a wide-ranging guide to the best of the country. Visit dynamic cities packed with world-class museums, superb dining and fantastic shopping, or enjoy Spain's stunning beaches and mountains. The guide takes the guesswork out of trip organization. Detailed maps, driving itineraries and Michelin’s famed star-rating system ensure a variety of attractions and activities from a winery visit to cycling along Madrid's riverbanks. This guide covers it all to suit every budget and expectation. This new eBook edition of the Green Guide Spain is a wide-ranging guide to the best of the country. Visit dynamic cities packed with world-class museums, superb dining and fantastic shopping, or enjoy Spain's stunning beaches and mountains. The guide takes the guesswork out of trip organization. Detailed maps, driving itineraries and Michelin’s famed star-rating system ensure a variety of attractions and activities from a winery visit to cycling along Madrid's riverbanks. This guide covers it all to suit every budget and expectation. In this eBook you’ll find: • Modern layout design, full-color photos, and plenty of detail travelers look for. • "Inspiration" section for exciting travel ideas. • Practical Information section, now split between "Before You Go" and "On Arrival" for quicker reference. • Attractions reviewed and rated, using Michelin's celebrated star-rating system, from the magnificent, 3-star Alhambra perched above Granada to the 1-star Rías Altas area, very popular during the summer season. • Walk-throughs of major museums, galleries, churches and attractions; includes illustrations and floor plans. • Michelin walking and driving tours for a more in-depth, personal experience of the country. Follow one of the 12 round-trip driving itineraries to discover one of Spain's diverse regions, or explore Segovia's Old Town by foot. • Comprehensive illustrated sections on modern-day Spain, its art, history and culture, all written by experts in their fields. • Sidebars throughout the guide on intriguing topics from news in the Spanish wine scene to Buñol's infamous tomato throwing festival. • Detailed visitor information given for every attraction, opening hours, tour times, parking fees, phone, website. • Michelin area and city maps. • Includes recommendations for places to eat and stay for every budget. Download onto any kind of eReader (tablet or smartphone), and you’re set to go. Use the guide to orient yourself at any time with a treasure trove of 50 detailed maps, even if you’re offline with no Wi-Fi or 3G connection. With the interactive navigation, it’s easy to move within the guide. Click from the index to a point of interest or from a sight description to its location on the map. With one touch, you can even phone an establishment directly from the page or click through to a website for more information. No matter what eReader you use, with the Green Guide Spain eBook in hand, you’reready to explore the country, see some beautiful sights, and create a truly memorable journey.
Categories: Travel

Michelin Green Guide France

Michelin Green Guide France

Some, witha mezzanine, are particularly suitable for families. No-frills décor andregular maintenance. Modern dining room, but traditional culinary ...

Author: Michelin

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182295

Category: Travel

Page: 560

View: 323

This eBook version of the Green Guide France features Michelin’s trusted tips and advice, which make sure you see the best of France. From Normandy beaches to the grand châteaux of the Loire and beyond to Corsica's snow-dusted peaks, the Michelin Green Guide France uncovers gastronomic treats and hidden castles, while exploring rugged coastline, picturesque towns and the City of Love itself, Paris. Divided into 12 geographical regions, the guide offers star-rated attractions, regional introductions, detailed maps and suggested places to eat and stay for a variety of budgets, allowing the traveler to plan a trip carefully, or to be spontaneous.
Categories: Travel

Michelin Green Guide Normandy

Michelin Green Guide Normandy

In the17C,a branch of theDisney family emigrated to Ireland. In 1834, Arundel Elias Disney and his brother Robert, along with their families, embarked ona ...

Author: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

Publisher: Michelin Travel & Lifestyle

ISBN: 9782067182646

Category: Travel

Page: 464

View: 997

This eBook version of the Green Guide Normandy by Michelin features the celebrated star-rating system and respected maps, which make sure you see the best that Normandy has to offer. Michelin’s Green Guide Normandy features an easy-to-use organization, top attractions, detailed color maps, regional introductions, most interesting towns, shopping hot spots and suggested places to eat and stay for a variety of budgets, allowing travelers to plan their trip carefully or to be spontaneous during the journey. Choose one of the many driving tours through serene landscapes, explore the Normandy landing beaches, hike through the Mayenne countryside, or sip Calvados among the apple orchards.
Categories: Travel