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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 06.5 June 1995

The Habitats Directive – Selecting the UK Sites

By - John Hopkins

The Habitat Directive or, to give its official title, Council Directive on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and Wild Fauna and Flora (92/43/EEC), was adopted by member states of the European Community (EC) in May 1992. Like most EC legislation, the Directive is intended to provide a common standard across the EC, and gives a series of measures for nature conservation, set out in 24 articles (Box 1).

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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