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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 22.1 October 2010

What has the SSSI improvement programme achieved for nature conservation in England?

By - Richard Jefferson, Keith Kirby, Jonathan Larwood, Debbie Russell, Ben Le Bas, Russell Wright

The objective for the condition of England's Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) is likely to be reached by December 2010, when at least 95% of the total SSSI area in England should be in 'favourable' or 'recovering' condition. This article seeks to explain what this achievement means for SSSIs and why we feel that such effort has been so worthwhile. 

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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