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Wales Sheep Farming Threatening Insect Life

September 22, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

A new type of sheep dip may be responsible for the poisoning of many Welsh trout streams. “Matt Shardlow, Buglife conservation director, said: ‘Even a tiny amount of the chemical dripping from a wet sheep into a stream will kill all the invertebrates for up to 10km downstream.'” Andrew Forgrave on icNorthWales.com.