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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 23.2 December 2011

Why museums matter

By - Martin Godfrey

This article started life as a paper which I gave to the British Bryological Society at its meeting in the autumn of 2010. Although on a subject close to my heart, it was meant to be fairly lightweight, to sit between papers on molecular taxonomy. However, it seemed to strike a chord with a number of people and others found it quite thought-provoking, so it was decided to amend it for publication here. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

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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