Conservation is full of jargon, full of buzzwords and phrases that sound good. We all use them and we do it to save ourselves the trouble of proper research. We are trying to demystify some of these terms.
We started a couple of days ago with habitat loss and here is the next part: habitat fragmentation, a serious problem for British wildlife in its intensely farmed and increasingly built-up environment, a particular problem for the reserve’s Odonata and water voles.
We need to be informed if we are to halt any little part of the ecological disaster that we seem to have created. Here is a video that explains the dangers of habitat fragmentation:
More about habitat fragmentation: