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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 17.3 February 2006

The Wiltshire Fritillary meadows: a case study in habitat degradation

By - Richard Jefferson, Philip J Horton

It has been estimated that, between 1930 and 1984, 97% of unimproved grassland was lost in England and Wales primarily as a result of agricultural intensification (Fuller 1987). 

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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