British Wildlife 02.1 October 1990

The Basingstoke Canal – Britain’s richest waterway under threat

The scene conjured up by a narrow boat winding its way gently along a canal through England's rural south is one that most people would regard with affection. Here it is possible to shun the pressures of life, to be at one with nature. And yet there is growing concern amongst naturalists that canal restoration, and more especially after-use by motorised craft, may not be as environmentally 'green' as people might wish to believe.

Upland Birds and their Conservation Seasonal Pools - an overlooked invertebrate habitat
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