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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 12.5 June 2001

Wildlife and mining in the Yorkshire coalfield

By - Jeff Lunn

It could be assumed that land which has been affected by mining holds negligible interest for wildlife and, indeed, that mining activities are inherently damaging to flora and fauna. Whilst this is easily understandable for operations such as opencast coal-mining, where landscapes are completely transformed, in other circumstances the effects, especially in the long term, are less obvious.

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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