Professor of Environmental Geography and Reader in Tourism and Environmental Change, Sheffield Hallam University
Professor Ian D. Rotherham researches environmental, historical and tourism issues around the world, and chairs national and international meetings and committees. Along with his core ecological research, his pioneering work on the perceptions and history of alien and exotic species has been widely acclaimed. His research on landscape history has led to a ground breaking handbook on ancient woodland heritage, and a series of books on wetland loss and the history of peat and peat cutting. He has written and edited around 40 books, and over 500 academic papers and articles, edits the Arboricultural Journal, and writes widely for the popular media.
Jan 26, 2023 12:02 pm UTC| Nature
When William the Conqueror surveyed his new kingdom in 1086, from lowland to upland, Britain was covered with trees. In low-lying Yorkshire, the East Anglian Fens and the Somerset Levels, wet woods of tall white willows...