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British Wildlife 30.6 August 2019

Folk Names of Birds – The Purseweb Spider – RSPB Geltsdale – Local Extinction: A County Case Study – Conservation and 'Alien' Plants

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British Wildlife 30.5 June 2019

Action on Climate Change – Norfolk Hawker and Water Soldier – Habitat Fragmentation and the New Forest – Wildcats in England – Long-distance Dispersal by Orchids – Beam Brook Field Station

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British Wildlife 30.4 April 2019

Abernethy Forest – Britain’s Lesser-known Ladybirds – Natural Woodland Generation – The Devil’s Dyke – Lawn-mowing and Phenology

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British Wildlife 30.3 February 2019

Defining 'Natural Woodland' – The Basking Shark – Bradfield Woods NNR – The Magic of Moonwort – Tree-Felling in Norbury Park – Lead in the Environment

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British Wildlife 30.2 December 2018

The 'Life and Times' of Moschatel – National Parks of Natural Parks? – The Stone Marten in the British Isles – Colliery-Spoil Biodiversity – Biodiversity Accounting

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British Wildlife 30.1 October 2018

Natural History of Seabeds – Beneath the Trees – Wildlife in London Churchyards – Scarce Moths of Borders – Islay Barnacle Goose Management Strategy

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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