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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.3 February 2002

Conserving our little Galapagos - Lundy, Lundy Cabbage and its beetles

By - Roger Key, Stephen Compton, Rosy Key

The small island of Lundy sits in the mouth of the Bristol Channel, about 18km from the Devon mainland. Its flat central plateau is bounded by dramatic slate and granite cliffs. Lundy means 'Puffin Island' in Norse, but, sadly, there has been a major decline in Puffin Fratercula arctica numbers, and visitors are much more likely to see this bird on the island's stamps than in the flesh.

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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