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British Wildlife 20.5sup June 2009

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British Wildlife 20.5sup June 2009

Table of Contents:

1 Preface

2 Introduction

4 Can the pre-Neolithic provide suitable models for re-wilding the landscape in Britain?
Kathy H Hodder, Paul C Buckland, Keith J Kirby and James M Bullock

16 What larger mammals did Britain have and what did they do?
David l Bullock

21 A speculative history of open-country species in Britain and northern Europe
Chris D Thomas

28 Large-scale nature development – the Oostvaardersplassen
Frans W M Vera

37 Really wild? Naturalistic grazing in modern landscapes
Kathy H Hodder and James M Bullock

44 Herbivores in space: extensive grazing systems in Europe
Eric Bignal and Davy McCracken

50 Re-wildling the grazers: obstacles to the 'wild' in wildlife management
Peter Taylor

56 Wild Ennerdale
Gareth Browning and Rachel Oakley

59 Policy in or for the wilderness?
Keith J Kirby

63 Conclusions

"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