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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.4 April 1999

Arable farming and wildlife - can they co-exist?

By - Chris Stoate, Nigel Boatman

There has probably never been more attention devoted to the effects of farming on the environment and wildlife than there is at the present time. Declines in farmland bird species (Fuller et al. 1995) have captured the public imagination, but declines in other groups, such as invertebrates and plants, have been no less severe (Donald 1998) and, indeed, are linked via the food chain to the more high-profile trends in bird numbers.

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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