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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.6 August 1993

Nature Conservation and Pastoral Farming in the British Uplands

By - Eric Bignal, Davy McCracken

The effects of post-war agricultural intensification in reducing semi-natural habitats and the extent and distribution of wildlife in Britain are often quoted, and there are numerous examples of species contracting in the face of habitat destruction caused by farming practices (e.g. Baldock 1990; NCC 1990; Taylor & Bixon 1990).

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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