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Gallery: Éire Fhiáin captures the beauty of Ireland’s north-west coast.

March 09 2017 CTL Wildlife’s, Éire Fhiáin returned last night with some encaptivating shots of Ireland’s biodiversity along the North-west coast of the country. Beginning with swans in Mayo and ending with golden eagles in Donegal, the episode highlights Ireland’s biodiversity with squirrrels, bats, sharks and a strange creature that would look better suited in the next Aliens film (the …

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Five Famous Female Environmentalists in celebration of World Women’s Day

Mary Anning (1799 – 1847) was an English fossil collector and paleontologist. When geologist Henry De la Beche painted Duria Antiquior, the first widely circulated pictorial representation of a scene from prehistoric life derived from fossil reconstructions, he based it largely on fossils Anning had found, and sold prints of it for her benefit. Octavia Hill (1838 – 1912) was a social …

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Why is Ireland diluting legislation on banning hormone-changing chemicals?

March 06th 2017 Ireland has been accused of trying to limit EU legislation aimed at reducing the use of harmful chemicals in pesticides. The legislation would help protect people and wildlife. Endocrine disruptors (EDCs) are capable of having a negative effect on the hormone system. Some cause disruption by preventing the synthesis of the body’s own hormones or by accelerating …

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The Native Woodland Trust saves a rare forest in the Slieve Bloom mountains

March 1, 2017 The Native Woodland Trust has announced the addition of 21 acres of Camcor Wood, Co. Offaly to its portfolio of woodland nature reserves. The Native Woodland Trust works to protect Ireland’s few remaining ancient woodlands and to facilitate the restoration of native woodlands across the country. In purchasing the Camcor Wood site the Native Woodland Trust guaranteed …