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From TheJournal.ie Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands Destroyed

Investigation into whether frogs, eels and bats were buried alive by silt spread on Tallaght wetlands

Minister Josepha Madigan says she is taking the matter very seriously.

From TheJournal.ie 'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

The invasive Harlequin ladybird was first reported in the south of Ireland in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie New species of human discovered in South African cave Family Tree

New species of human discovered in South African cave

“Today will be written into the history books as one of those moments in which the world learnt something new and remarkable.”

From TheJournal.ie The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility Skerries

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility

There has been concern about the potential damage to wildlife in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while... I'll Have The...

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...

The European Union implemented an emergency ban on open trawling of sea bass today.

From TheJournal.ie Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal? Growing Knowledge

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

A new database developed by researchers in Trinity has amalgamated plant data from around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Ireland's latest invader: The Asian Clam Dun Dun Dun

Meet Ireland's latest invader: The Asian Clam

A new report says that complete removal of the clam from our waterways is “not feasible”.

From TheJournal.ie Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species Breeding

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species

Genetic databases, ultrasounds and frozen sperm – expensive, complicated… and it doesn’t always work.

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

The giant tortoise species was thought to be extinct when George was found in 1972.

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

Environment minister says koala populations are threatened by loss of habitat, urban expansion, dogs and disease.

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils

Bones of the ‘Kairuku’, extinct for about 26 million years, were discovered in New Zealand 35 years ago.