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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.6 August 1999

The natural history of British estuaries

By - P A Henderson

Almost half of the entire length of the British coastline lies within estuaries, and Britain and Ireland together possess more than 30% of the total estuarine habitat bordering the North Sea and Atlantic seaboard of western Europe. The productivity of our estuaries has far reaching ecological effects, influencing the marine, freshwater and even terrestrial communities of Nothern 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