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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

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… in which heathland grows amongst mats of Cladonia (cup lichen). Some of the best examples of lichen-heath in Wales occur on old coal spoil tips in the County Borough. Research has confirmed how important these tips are for science in the fields of climate change, geology, evolution and as invertebrate habitat. A 2019 publication through the Colliery Spoil Biodiversity Initiative (Invertebrate…

… insect numbers, which has a knock-on effect on bat species. Climate change can also alter the timing of insect life cycles, which can therefore impact when food is available for bats. o lighting – bats are nocturnal and artificial light can affect bats in the following ways:  roosts  delaying or preventing emergence  abandonment  entombment  foraging  insects are attracted to lit…

… o Loss of woodland habitat o Habitat fragmentation and isolation o Loss of species-rich infrequently-cut hedgerows o Deer, domestic stock and squirrels o Climate change and unpredictable weather SEWBReC hold no records for common dormouse in the County Borough (2019), however, there is ample suitable habitat and so the dearth of records can be attributable to a lack of survey work…

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