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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 25.3 February 2014

Wildlife has its uses – managing farmland for ecosystem services

By - Chris Stoate

The trade-off between the production of our food and the abundance and diversity of wildlife is well established (e.g. Stoate et al. 2009). As crop yields increased during the second half of the last century, wildlife declined. In response, a series of agri-environment schemes has diverted a proportion of the productive land to the creation and management of wildlife habitats, often to great effect.

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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