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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

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

# species - Monday 14 November, 2016

'Killer' ladybirds are breeding in Northern Ireland

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

“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

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...

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?

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

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

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

# species - Monday 25 June, 2012

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

Tortoise Lonesome George, last of his species, found dead

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

# species - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia Koalas This post contains images

Koalas listed as 'vulnerable' in parts of Australia

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

# species - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

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

Extinct 'giant penguin' species reconstructed from fossils

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