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Golf threatens toad

Golf threatens toad

作者:毋贽甏  时间:2019-02-26 03:07:07  人气:

Golf courses are putting Ireland’s largest breeding centre of the natterjack toad under threat. The Berne Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats heard in Strasbourg last week that a nine-hole course is being built within the toad’s range of sand dunes and freshwater lagoons in the Castlegregory peninsula in County Kerry. While the natterjack toad and its breeding sites are protected under Irish law, a change of land use from agriculture to leisure, such as a gold course,