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# species - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 25th 2019, 5:17 PM 17,651 Views 57 Comments

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

# species - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland
# Invasion
# Invasion

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

Nov 14th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,358 Views 33 Comments

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

# species - Thursday 10 September, 2015

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

New species of human discovered in South African cave

Sep 10th 2015, 2:35 PM 23,029 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.”

# species - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 7th 2015, 8:15 AM 21,860 Views 55 Comments

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

# species - Monday 19 January, 2015

Here's why sea bass might be off the menu at your local restaurant for a while...
# I'll Have The...
# 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 26,809 Views 27 Comments

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

# species - Monday 10 November, 2014

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

Do plants have any good ideas that we can steal?

Nov 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,197 Views 3 Comments

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

# species - Monday 20 October, 2014

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

Meet Ireland's latest invader: The Asian Clam

Oct 20th 2014, 6:01 PM 25,114 Views 48 Comments

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

# species - Sunday 1 September, 2013

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

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species

Sep 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 11,364 Views 12 Comments

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

# species - Monday 25 June, 2012

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead
# Shell Shock
From The Daily Edge
# Shell Shock

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

Jun 25th 2012, 9:34 AM 6,531 Views 25 Comments

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

# species - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia
# Koalas
From The Daily Edge
# Koalas

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

May 1st 2012, 2:40 PM 1,796 Views 3 Comments

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

# species - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils
# Giant Penguin
From The Daily Edge
# Giant Penguin

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils

Feb 29th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,179 Views 13 Comments

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