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British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

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Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

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Reef Evolution

By: Rachel Wood
414 pages, B/w photos and illus, figs, tabs
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  • Reef Evolution ISBN: 9780198577843 Paperback May 1999 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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Documents and analyses the evolutionary development of the unique biological characteristics and innovations of coral reefs, using evidence from existing reefs and from the fossil record. This timely book will make a major contribution to our understanding of the biology of coral reefs, particularly at a time when this important and fascinating resource is declining in many parts of the world.


1. An introduction to reefs; 2. The recognition of ancient reefs; 3. The record: ancient reef ecologies; PART I. ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS; 4. The role of physicochemical change; 5. Mass extinctions: collapse and recovery; PART II. EVOLUTIONARY INNOVATION; 6. Life on a substrate: trends in growth fomr and function; 7. The rise of biological disturbance; 8. Photosymbiosis: access to a new metabolic capability; Appendix: Geological Time Scale; References; Glossary; Index

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By: Rachel Wood
414 pages, B/w photos and illus, figs, tabs
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