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Plastic pollution : a national and international issue

May 27th, 2016 Look around, is there plastic near you? Of course there is. Plastic is everywhere. The cheap practical material is used for a large number of goods, it revolutionised our lives but what about the “after”? The pieces left behind, on the streets …

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Study shows that antibiotics double methane emitted by cows

26th May, 2016 Today, a lot of antibiotics are given to cattle in prevention of diseases. A study, published by the Royal Society  on Wednesday, revealed that they contribute to antibiotics resistance but also to climate change. Tobin Hammer has co-conducted the study showing that …

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Friday afternoon game: ‘Where’s Wallaby’?!

This week, to Celebrate Biodiversity week, some lucky nature enthusiasts won a trip to Lambay and Rockabill Islands to experience the wildlife that they support. Alongside the Puffins, Roseate Terns and Grey and Common Seals, onlookers were surprised to see Wallabies. But they turned out to be difficult to find in the foliage of Lambay Island.

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Ballymun goes Wild during Biodiversity Week!

May 19th, 2016 To celebrate National Biodiversity Week, which runs every year in May, Dublin-based NGO Global Action Plan (GAP) invited classes from Ballymun schools to take part in Nature Trail experience celebrating our local heritage. On the 16th of May students from Scoil an …