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# conservation - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Appeal for reptile legislation HERE after tragic Canada deaths

Currently, there are no laws preventing people from keeping reptiles as pets – even dangerous rattlesnakes or crocodiles.

# conservation - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Illegal treasure-hunters targeted by metal detector guidelines

Metal detector users are being warned by Government that they may not be aware their actions are illegal.

# conservation - Monday 18 March, 2013

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.

# conservation - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO:  This is the most important panda sex you'll ever see* Randy Pandy This post contains videos

VIDEO: This is the most important panda sex you'll ever see*

*Probably. It was on the news. It’s that important.

# conservation - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin

The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.

# conservation - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Pictures: Communities in Tanzania reap the benefits of Mpingo tree Tanzania This post contains images

Pictures: Communities in Tanzania reap the benefits of Mpingo tree

The most expensive wood for carving figures and instruments, its certification last year has created huge opportunities for communities.

# conservation - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?

Large-scale deforestation and climate change are putting the wild Arabica coffee bean at risk of potential extinction, say experts.

# conservation - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Interpol alert issued for Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson

Watson, a known marine conservationist, is wanted by Costa Rican authorities over an alleged incident ten years ago.

# conservation - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

VIDEO: World's only white orca spotted Albino Whale This post contains videos

VIDEO: World's only white orca spotted

Much better than ‘Free Willy’ – this is the first mature, possible albino, male orca ever to be seen.

# conservation - Friday 3 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.