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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.5 June 2002

Bird communities on chalk grassland - a case study of Salisbury Plain Training Area

By - Andrew Stanbury

Chalk grassland is one of the most ecologically diverse wildlife habitats to be found in Britain. It is also one of the most threatened. There is a lack of comprehensive data relating to the rate of loss, but an assessment of chalk grassland in Dorset found that over 50% had been lost between the mid-1950s and the early 1990s (UK Biodiversity Group 1998).

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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