Dublin Bay. (Photo by Rebecca Doyle)
Biodiversity

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 […]

Zoology

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 […]

Opinion

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 […]

Research

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 […]

Agriculture

Working with Nature

September 11, 2015 0

If the title of this blog post evokes images of hippies, eco warriors, Eastern philosophers or otherwordly New Age people then please keep reading because I want to dispel a few stereotypes and biases and have a […]

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