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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.6 August 2002

Importance of habitat quality and isolation. Implications for the management of butterflies in fragmented landscapes

By - Nigel Bourn, Jeremy Thomas, Katherine Stewart, Ralph Clarke

A major priority for the conservation of wildlife is to understand why extinction rates of insects have exceeded those of vertebrates and plants in Europe during the 20th century (Thomas 1991). These losses have occurred across cultivated landscapes, and understanding the processes involved is essential is we are to be effective in conserving this important group of animals. 

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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