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The Water Vole and Mink Survey of Britain 1996-1998 with a History of the Long-Term Changes in the Status of Both Species and their Causes
This report is devoted largely to an analysis of the results of the second survey of the status of the water vole and its main predator, the feral American mink, in Britain. (CD only).
The Water Vole in Britain, 1989-1990: Its Distribution and Changing Status
The British water vole population declined throughout the 20th century due to habitat destruction and intensification of agriculture. This is the first of two national surveys carried out by the VWT that showed this decline had developed into a population ‘crash’.