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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.6 August 1993

The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland – an overview of methods and results

By - David Wingfield Gibbons

Biodiversity is currently a popular theme, and, though this new, and all-encompassing, term is quoted widely, often little thought is given to the backbone of information upon which an understanding of it is built. Knowledge of the distribution and abundance of flora and fauna is a major component of this, and, whilst the natural history of the British Isles may not be considered particularly diverse when compared with, for example, the tropics, there can be little doubt that it is perhaps better known than that of any other comparable area in 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