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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

A View from the Highlands

By - Michael Scott

"The deer estates that cover around 1.1 million hectares (14% of the land area) of Scotland today are vanity projects, maintained by wealthy individuals primarily to impress their friends. They cannot make money under any realistic economic analysis, which is why the average duration of ownership of a Highland estate is 17 years, as the owners run out of cash, enthusiasm or both. Yet the money which these individuals invest in their Highland fantasy helps to sustain some 2,500 vital jobs in remote areas. It is estimated that deer-stalking contributes around £105 million a year to the economy, £70.4 million of which stays in Scotland."

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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