Chris Packham, naturalist, wildlife photographer and TV presenter, from the Foreword
"Providing an audit of the British Isles' wildlife, the author explains both the status and reasons for species' declines and increases clearly and authoritatively."
Derek Niemann, BBC Wildlife Magazine
"In this important book about an assumed once-pleasant land, biologist Norman Maclean runs his expert eye over the state of Britain's nature."
Times Higher Education