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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.4 April 1999

A naturalist abroad - The Cevennes, France

By - Bob Gibbons

The British Isles have a wonderful range of wildlife sites, and for some features - such as seabird colonies and bluebell woods - we have many of the best examples in Europe. However, thanks largely to becoming an island too soon after the last ice age, before a complement of species could recolonise northwards, we have a poorer range of species than equivalent areas of continental Europe.

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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