British Wildlife 10.4 April 1999

A naturalist abroad – The Cevennes, France

The British Isles have a wonderful range of wildlife sites, and for some features – such as seabird colonies and bluebell woods – we have many of the best examples in Europe. However, thanks largely to becoming an island too soon after the last ice age, before a complement of species could recolonise northwards, we have a poorer range of species than equivalent areas of continental Europe.

Indicators of ancient woodland – the use of vascular plants in evaluating ancient woods for nature conservation Arable farming and wildlife - can they co-exist?
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