Prof Dave Goulson

On the Fall and Rise of the Bumblebee
A professor of biodiversity, animal behaviour and conservation ecology at the University of Sussex, he is a specialist in bumblebee ecology and conservation. He is the author of several wonderful books on his subject, including A Sting in the Tale, which describes a lifetime of studying wildlife and looks at the mysteries of the fascinating and precarious world of the bumblebee. It was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize.