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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

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"One hesitates to kick a body when it is down, especially when one's village post office is threatened. All the same, the Royal Mail's issue of ten ugly and tasteless stamps about endangered insects was a wonderful own goal. Among them was a rare red ant. The Royal Mail should know all about rare red ants. One of them lives among scores of other rare insects at West Thurrock Marshes and is about to be stamped out by an industrial estate approved by one of these undemocratic Development Corporations."

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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