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Habitat management news

By - William J Sutherland

Quarrying of limestone continues to have a major impact on conservation and landscape in many areas of Britain; in 1988 approximately 14,000 hectares were affected by limestone-quarrying. Abandoned quarries are slow to revegetate naturally and for modern large-scale quarries the time involved is unacceptable; as a result, there is increasing interest in their active restoration.

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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