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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 12.4 April 2001

The wetland invertebrates of Ireland

By - Brian Nelson

Ireland has a reputation of being a wet country. This is hardly surprising, as it is situated on the western edge of Europe in the line of rain-bearing Atlantic weather systems. As a result, the climate is temperate and mild, with year-round rainfall. The low evapo-transpiration rates combine with gentle topography and impeded drainage to produce a landscape dominated by wetlands.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist