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British Wildlife has been published in an uninterrupted run of six issues per year since October 1989, and from October 2020 the number of issues published per year has increased to eight. New issues are usually available in the third week of the month of publication (October, November, December, February, April, May, June and August).

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British Wildlife 32.6 May 2021

Conservation of the Ring Ouzel – Nitrogen: The Overlooked Pollutant – The Tansy Beetle: 20 Years on – Biodiversity in Conifer Plantations – Rewilding and Environmental Economics

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British Wildlife 32.5 April 2021

The Battle of Swanscombe – Myths of Pollination – Sutton and Catfield Fens – The Edible Dormouse – Historical Phenology – Badger Cull: Beginning of an End?

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British Wildlife 32.4 February 2021

Discovering Britain’s Wild Apples – Rewilding: Time to Get Off the Fence? – Rewilding and Intervention: Complementary Philosophies – Arthur’s Crow: Conservation of Choughs – Coulters Dean

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British Wildlife 32.3 December 2020

Cephalopods in British Seas – Prospects for Mink Eradication – Conservation on the Lizard Peninsula – Sound Identification of Small Mammals – Mapping Britain and Ireland's Larger Moths

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British Wildlife 32.2 November 2020

Autumn Swarming by Bats – Alluvial Floodplain Woodland – Conservation of the Fen Raft Spider – Muir of Dinnet NNR – Imperfect Detection in Entomological Recording

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British Wildlife 32.1 October 2020

European Eels – Alpine Blue-Sowthistle – Crisis Point for Conservation – Breck Heaths of the West Midlands – The Speckled Bush-Cricket – Reintroductions: Always a Good Thing?

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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