White-Tailed Eagle 2008

My Early Eagling Days

November 30, 2015 2

It all began with an impromptu announcement on my way home from school back in the early stages of 2007. We rounded the corner turn-off for Tomies woods on the Western side of Killarney National […]

Dublin Bay. (Photo by Rebecca Doyle)

Dublin City Biodiversity Action Plan 2015-2020

November 19, 2015 0

Submissions are currently being invited on the draft Dublin City Biodiversity Action Plan 2015-2020, which will be on public display from 10th November to 1st December 2015, inclusive. The Dublin City Biodiversity Action Plan 2015-2020 […]


The Pickled Pineapple Snake

October 20, 2015 0

© Dan Eatherley 2015 My first bushmaster was a dead bushmaster. The reptilian cadaver I held in my hands was in a neat stiff spiral the size of an extra large pizza. The snake’s mouth […]


Ireland’s Fur Trade

October 15, 2015 2

Most people are unaware of the fact that Ireland has a secret fur trade – there are currently 3 mink farms in the country, where annually a total of around 200,000 mink are killed. Fur […]


Roar of the Meerkat: An Examination of Alarm Calling Behaviour

September 24, 2015 0

Alarm calling behaviour is often associated with organisms belonging to complex social structures, such as meerkats, primates and many social birds. Meerkats are socially obligate, cooperatively-breeding mongooses that exhibit a sophisticated alarm calling system. Through […]

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