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#Biodiversity

# biodiversity - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban

“An aggressive alien invasive species.”

# biodiversity - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Opinion: Deforestation isn’t just changing our climate, it could be destroying life-saving medicines

The impact on the local biodiversity in the deforested areas is detrimental and potentially irreversible.

# biodiversity - Monday 23 September, 2013

Plan to increase Ireland’s agricultural output could cause harm to environment

A report commissioned by the Government claims that the negative effects can be mitigated but green groups are concerned.

# biodiversity - Thursday 22 August, 2013

First ‘Urban BioBlitz’ to be held in Ireland tomorrow

Notebooks at the ready, as people are encouraged to catalogue the wildlife species in Limerick city and surrounding areas, tomorrow and Saturday.

# biodiversity - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Explainer: How do you turn a landfill into a park? Landfill This post contains images

Explainer: How do you turn a landfill into a park?

Waterford has one, and Cork will have one soon: A former landfill that is now a huge park. But how do you turn a huge mound of rubbish into a green space?

# biodiversity - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Ireland now has the ‘second-smallest’ forest area in Europe

Just 10 per cent of Ireland’s land is now forest – one of the smallest in Europe proportionally – which experts say will have a substantial impact on biodiversity.

# biodiversity - Sunday 12 February, 2012

In pictures: Ireland’s ‘most unwanted’ list of invasive species Invasive Species This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland’s ‘most unwanted’ list of invasive species

But what should you do if you see any of them? Read on…

# biodiversity - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Your guide to: The turf cutting restrictions

Hundreds of turf cutters have stepped up their protesting this week. But what are they protesting about? We bring you both sides in this contentious issue.

# biodiversity - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home

The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.