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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 16.6 August 2005

Derek A Ratclife 1929-2005

By - Des Thompson, H J B Birks

With the death of Derek Almey Ratcliffe on 23rd May 2005, Britain has lost its greatest nature conservationist and field naturalist. It is arguable that no one in Europe matched Derek's breadth of ecological expertise across so many taxa and habitats. 

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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