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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 08.1 October 1996

Changing Fortunes – the BSBI Monitoring Scheme

By - Tim CG Rich

The Atlas of the British Flora (Perring & Walters 1962) was a milestone in British botany, and most naturalists will be familiar with it as a basic reference souce for phytogeography and plant conservation for over 30 years. It showed for the first time the distributions of plants in 10-km squares across Britain and Ireland, allowing correlations of the distribution maps with environmental variables such as altitude, and indicating which species were common and which were rare.

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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