The second Silent Spring?

@article{Krebs1999TheSS,
  title={The second Silent Spring?},
  author={John Richard Krebs and Jeremy D. Wilson and Richard B. Bradbury and Gavin M. Siriwardena},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={400},
  pages={611-612}
}
The drive to squeeze ever more food from the land has sent Europe's farmland wildlife into a precipitous decline. How can agricultural policy be reformed so that we have fewer grain mountains and more skylarks? 
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The Partridge: Pesticides, Predation and Conservation
The partridge: pesticides, predation and conservation , The partridge: pesticides, predation and conservation , مرکز فناوری اطلاعات و اطلاع رسانی کشاورزی