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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

Scribbling in the margins

By - Richard Mabey

“The shade of Arthur Tansley is one of the presiding spirits in the rumbling debate about the past and future of the UK’s wild woodland. His epic study The British Isles and their Vegetation (1939) remains the most influential source of the idea that vegetal succession is a relentlessly ordered process resulting in a stable ‘climax’ community, which in Britain will always be closed-canopy high forest.”

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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