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IPCC information sheets - Raised Bogs
TABLE 1: CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH PEATLANDS Fen Raised Bog Blanket Bog Soil pH 7-8 alkaline 3.5 acid 4.2 ... importance in Ireland 1998 Bog Type Area (ha) No. of Sites % of original area Raised Bog 23,628 164 8 Blanket Bog 143,248 233 ... raised bog protected is 4,397ha or 44% of the official raised bog target. The area of blanket bog protected is 35,397ha or 88% of the official blanket bog ...
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Nature Shop - IPCC Publications
Irish raised bog. PC51 Euro 6 Get me an order form here Cutover & Cutaway Bogs Education Pack Focusing on raised bog conservation and after-use. PC805 Euro 15 Get me an order form here Bogland Wildlife Wallchart Full colour wallchart with bog ... identify 28 mini-beasts and insects found in freshwater bog pools and 25 common bogs plants including heathers, mosses, lichens ...
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Irish Peatland Conservation Council - Press releases 1999
Keystroke Away 22th March 1999: Fenor Bog, Co. Waterford to be Conserved 4th February 1999: Cessation arrangements for turf cutting on raised bog Special Areas of Conservation welcomed by ... Crex - Corncrake Resource Pack Launched 9th January 1999: Glacial Relict Snail found on Killaun Bog, Co. Offaly Irish Peatland Conservation Council Registered Charity Number CHY6829 Copyright © Irish Peatland ...
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Guidance Threats of species and biodiversity - Environmental Data Compendium
Relevant sections and indicators in the Environmental Data Compendium Butterflies: heathland and raised bog are losing their open character The Sandwich tern and organochlorine compounds The tawny pipit and ...
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Guidance Heathland and fens - Environmental Data Compendium
Much of the present-day heathland and raised bog is in small, scattered areas. This fragmentation has adverse effects on certain animal species, ... heathland, such as the wheatear. The characteristic butterflies of wet and dry heathland and raised bog are also declining. Heathland reptiles are faring better: the common viper is not suffering ...
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Friends of the Earth: Campaigners
UK has been officially described as catastrophic. Lowland raised bog SSSIs threatened by commercial peat extraction April 1998 With our peatlands still being mined to ... peat firms and garden centres, less than six per cent of Britain's original lowland raised peat bog habitat remains in a near natural condition. Indonesian forest fires October 1997 Forest fires ...
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Friends of the Earth: General readers
UK Government new designation of our three largest lowland raised peatbogs as Special Areas of Conservation (SAC's). Lowland raised bog SSSIs threatened by commercial peat extraction April 1998 With ... firms and garden centres, less than six per cent of Britain's original lowland raised peat bog habitat remains in a near natural condition. Indonesian forest fires October 1997 Forest ...
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Lowland Wetland
Priority Habitats under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Coastal and floodplain grazing marsh Fens Lowland raised bog Reedbeds Raised bog is an acidic, nutrient-poor environment, composed only of peat and fed solely by ... sensing methods is being explored to estimate the current extent and condition categories of lowland raised bog in the UK and to set a baseline against which change can be measured. ...
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Oisín Bennett and Joe McCormack with their Goat Moth Caterpillar on Windsor Bog Coolrain during Heritage Week
Goat Moth Caterpillar on Windsor Bog Coolrain during Heritage Week Young visitors to Windsor Bog in Coolrain, Co Laois were very ... of any grand pianos!” Windsor Bog is part of a Coillte project aimed at restoring the Midlands Raised Bog, funded by the EU LIFE ... visits to this and the other sites involved in the Raised Bog Restoration Project”. Heritage Week is a national celebration of all ...
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Irish Peatland Conservation Council - Lodge Bog Boardwalk Guide
Bog in the Bog of Allen. Lodge Bog is the only remaining intact part of Lullymore Bog in Co. Kildare. It is 28ha in size. Lullymore bog was the largest single raised bog within the Bog of Allen. Due to its size and relative proximity to Dublin, Lullymore Bog ...
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