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

Matthew Oates, National Trust

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Michael McCarthy, The Independent

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Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist

Comment: Meet the Glomales - the ecology of mycorrhiza

By - James Merryweather

The role of lower organisms in both natural and man-made ecosystems is grossly underestimated. They go unnoticed because they are too small to see or they live in the dark, impenetrable world of the soil. Worse still, inestimable numbers of microbes are unculturable, so that it is impossible to discover their biology in the laboratiry. Some, maybe very many, have yet to be detected. There are so many organisms about which we know little or nothing, and we deny their ecological importance and disrupt their environment at our peril.

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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