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The Rise and Fall of Bio-diversity

Only 20,000 years ago much of Britain was still in the grip of ice and snow of the Pleistocene Ice Age. Since then, the climate has experienced dramatic change that as influenced and shaped Britain’s landscape. Forces of nature that still continue today, only accelerated by man’s motivation to maximise profit at the expense of the natural world that he inherited. Initially temperatures slowly increased causing the vast glaciers to retreat north, leaving bare expanses of sand and rock, which were colonised by plants culminating in a climax vegetation of high forest and its associated animal life. Birch was probably the first tree to invade, succeeded by Scots pine. But as time went on, and th

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