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References and Further Information

1* Anthony Gibson, South West of England Regional Director, National Farmers Union address to the Farm and Wildlife Group 7th Oct 1999
2* 'The Organic Game' Carlton TV August 2002
3* Graham Wynne, Director of Conservation, Royal Society Protection for Birds Magazine May - July 1995
4* Peter Smithers, Arachnologist, Field Study Day at The Woodland Education Centre, 30th July 2000
5* Steve Ellwood, Head of Agriculture, HSBC, Farming News 23rd Nov 2000
6* Guy Watson, Riverford Organic Farm, 'The Organic Game' Carlton Television, August 2002


Institute of Grassland and Ecological Research (IGER) .pdf reports and other information:-
'Nodules Under the Molecular Microscope' J Webb, L SkÝt and T Gordon 1997
'Biodiversity and Sustainability of grasslands' R Sackville Hamilton and A Creswell 1999
'Grassland in the Twentieth Century' Professor RJ Wilkins 2000
'Biodiversity in Soils' P Murray, R Cook and T Mizen 2001
'Soil Microbial Ecology and Plant Root Interactions' C Legg and P Murray 2002
Insects of the British Cow-Dung Community by Peter Skidmore, published by The Field Studies Council. ISBN 1 85153 8216
British Seed Houses (BSH) Information and suppliers of grass and clover varieties.
Silsoe Research Institute (SRI) Bio-systems engineering to the environmental, food and agricultural industries.
Reaseheath College Farm Guide A guide to a college farm.
Game Conservancy Trust (GCT) "a registered charity that researches the ecology of game species. It also studies the habitat needs of game, and factors limiting survival such as food supplies, predation and disease. Our research is practical, designed to help manage the countryside in the best interests of game and wildlife, for the public benefit."
Allerton Research and Education Trust (ARET) ARET runs a ground breaking farm project which provides "a practical demonstration of the integration of game and wildlife conservation with profitable farming."


The Third World and Western Demand
These links are provided in order to stimulate debate.
Their inclusion does not indicate any endorsement for the views or the information which these links provide.

Guardian Article on the development of Soya farming in the Amazon Rainforest.
Corpwatch Article on some of the effects on the third world, of producing food for export.
The Ecological Impact of Bottle-feeding  The impacts of substituting breast feeding.
The Rainforest Issue: Myths and Facts A challenge to the presumption of global deforestation.





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