(PDF READ) [The Burren (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 138)]

The Burren (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 138)The Burren is one of those rare and magical places where glacial Patterns And Mechanisms Of Climate Paleoclimate And Paleoenvironmental history botany zoology and millennia of culturalistory ave converged to create a uniue landscape of extraordinary natural "history interest It is without eual to any other area in Ireland or BritainTo the unsuspecting tourist much of the landscape "interest It is without eual to any other area in Ireland or BritainTo the unsuspecting tourist much of the landscape the Burren looks bleak rocky and inhospitable for any sort of farming Yet the Burren is an agricultural landscape that as been continuously farmed since the first settlers began clearing the forest cover in the Neolithic period Today there are several undred farms within the Burren area Most of these families live and work there and the farmers are crucial for the Burren’s future as an area of. ,
Uniue landscape and ecological interestThe area attracts any naturalist with an eye for beauty but area attracts any naturalist with an eye for beauty but is the intricacies of the

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ecology their links to soil or to a particular insect that is really fascinating It is a veritable paradise for naturalists – not only do plants seem to grow on next to nothing but all the organisms ave survived the comings and goings of woodland the multiple mouths of grazing animals and the passage of several civilisations over 6000 years How they ave persisted in such exuberance and diversity is a testament to "Their Past Evolution And "past evolution and the gene complement that they ave accumulated over several million years previously allowing them to adapt to a multitude of different. ConditionsIn this timely addition to the New "Library the authors examine the ecology Burren delving into the istory of its exploration One of "the authors the ecology of the Burren delving into the istory of its exploration One of overriding concerns is the impact of tourism which Pathfinder Adventure Path has been accelerated and stimulated by the promotion of the Wild Atlantic Way in recent years Its impact is currently being addressed by the Geopark LIFE project along with other tourism related issues Any future expansion of the Burren National Park coupled with vigilant but judicious land management wouldave potential to enhance the protection of biodiversity As ‘the jewel in the ecological crown of Ireland’ the area must be imaginatively protected and managed for our present and future generation. ,

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