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Nature News/Spring 2019

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05 Expanding the ‘blue-belt’ of MPAs around the UK 06 Meet the Expert

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10 Breeding Bird Survey 15 Seed money bringing back the Bastard Gumwood 18 Viewing the BIG PICTURE from the seabed 19 Contributing to conservation across the flyway

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