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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 28.1 October 2016

Apocalypse unseen

By - Michael McCarthy

The more you think about it, the more remarkable it seems - a whole world of life laid waste, devastated, with hardly anyone realising or taking on board the real scale of what has happened.

But then, not many people care about insects, hitherto the world's most successful organisms, do they? Fixed, as the nature-loving population is, on vertebrates, on fur and on feather, there is very little attention available, still less sympathy, for the hordes of chitin-skeletoned little things that creep and crawl, or, as the great American naturalist E. O. Wilson called them, the little things that run the world.

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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