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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 07.3 February 1996

The Changing Face of Lowland Farming and Wildlife Part 2: 1945-1995

By - Chris Stoate

The German U-boat campaign of the Second World War, which almost succeeded in blockading Britain, underlined in a terrible way the problems of relying on obtaining almost 70% of our food from abroad. In consequence, County and District War Committees ordered large-scale ploughing of grassland and administered rationing of feed and fertilisers and provision of farm machinery.

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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