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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 26.5 June 2015

Landscape-scale conservation in the Meres and Mosses

By - Matt Jones

A Government-led landscape-scale initiative aims to create a step change in nature conservation. But what does this mean in practice? Using one of the recently designated Nature Improvement Areas as an example, the author tests the initiative’s principles.

In 2010, Professor Sir John Lawton was commissioned by the Government to undertake a review of nature conservation in England. The resultant report, Making Space for Nature, concluded that a step change in nature conservation is required, in order to establish ‘a coherent and resilient ecological network’ of benefit to both wildlife and people. 

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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