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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 27.6 August 2016

The conservation status of British invertebrates

By - Andy Brown, Jon Webb

An overview of the current conservation statusof 3,769 invertebrates, some 10% of the total number of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrate species found in Britain. A rolling programme of status reviews is recommended.

The first review of the conservation status of the British invertebrate fauna was published nearly 30 years ago in two 'British Red Data Book' volumes (Shirt 1987; Bratton 1991). It used a status classification which combined threat and distribution, which, while gaining widespread use within Britain, failed to be adopted elsewhere.

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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