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

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

Sep 25th 2019, 5:17 PM 17,648 Views 57 Comments

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

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland
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# Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

Nov 14th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,163 Views 33 Comments

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

New species of human discovered in South African cave
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# Family Tree

New species of human discovered in South African cave

Sep 10th 2015, 2:35 PM 23,028 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,677 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 19th 2015, 3:51 PM 26,773 Views 27 Comments

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

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?
# Growing Knowledge
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# Growing Knowledge

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

Nov 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,194 Views 3 Comments

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

Meet Ireland's latest invader: The Asian Clam
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# Dun Dun Dun

Meet Ireland's latest invader: The Asian Clam

Oct 20th 2014, 6:01 PM 25,061 Views 49 Comments

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

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species
# Breeding
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# Breeding

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species

Sep 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 11,361 Views 12 Comments

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

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
# Shell Shock
# Shell Shock

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

Jun 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 6,528 Views 25 Comments

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

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,793 Views 3 Comments

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

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils
# Giant Penguin
# Giant Penguin

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils

Feb 29th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,175 Views 13 Comments

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