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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.3 February 1999

Agenda 2000 – the Common Agricultural Policy reform proposals

By - Eric Bignal

Recent decades have seen a revolution in food producing technology throughout the Western world that has left the prospect of serious food shortages a distant memory. The environmental and social impacts of the modernisation of European farming have been widely recognised, and the profound impact of intensive production systems on landscapes, human culture, biological diversity and nature conservation value is well documented.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist