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# Nature

Last month
June 2024
Opinion: We know what works to fix nature conservation in Ireland. Let's get on and do it
Richard Nairns
Explainer: What is the Nature Restoration Law and why was it controversial?
This year
2024
'The sound of extinction': One man's mission to record Ireland's precious birdsongs
Opinion: What's the point of a new national park if we're not preserving nature?
Pádraic Fogarty
Cork City Council adopts a new strategy to increase tree cover in the city
Opinion: EU failure to pass the Nature Restoration Law shows a worrying shift to the right
Pádraic Fogarty
Nature restoration law reveals cracks and divisions in Sinn Féin and Fine Gael
Elaine McGoff: I would love to cheer on the government's new biodiversity plan, but I can't
Dr Elaine McGoff
Last year
2023
Pádraic Fogarty: Next year, we can't afford to be complacent about biodiversity
Pádraic Fogarty
Quiz: Can you recognise these native Irish trees from their leaves?
Algal blooms raise 'alarm bell' at Blessington Lake in wake of Lough Neagh disaster
Citizens' assembly on biodiversity loss had 'no urban-rural divide' in forming recommendations
Analysis: From the Curlew to the Natterjack Toad - how are Ireland's native species doing?
Mary McGrath
Puffins leaving Skellig Michael a few days early 'not a cause for concern'
What would the collapse of an important Atlantic Ocean current mean for Ireland?
Nature Restoration Law gets green light from EU Parliament, including all Irish MEPs
Finalists for RTE’s wildlife photography competition Eye on Nature announced
'Extremely disappointing': Water quality in rivers and lakes fails to make upward strides
Tracking project aims to solve mystery of where Irish cuckoos migrate to in winter months
Degraded land in Dublin mountains to be restored under new biodiversity project
Green MEPs 'very' concerned by opposition to plan for restoring nature and rewetting Irish bogs
PSNI investigating after two native eagles found dead in Co Antrim
Extract: 'There is a legend that all the Irish rivers were created by a single hailstorm'
Richard Nairn
Children's assembly on biodiversity calls on Ireland to 'treat the Earth like family'
The Bee Guy: It's Mother's Day soon, so let's pause and thank the original mother - this planet
Paul Handrick - The Bee Guy
Public reminded not to cut hedges from today to protect nesting birds
Ireland fares worst at managing protected nature sites in new EU report
Assembly on biodiversity calls on Government to reassess aims of Coillte at final meeting
Study finds Greenland ice sheet is at its warmest level in past 1,000 years
All time
Malcolm Noonan: It's not enough to watch threatened species struggle to survive
Malcolm Noonan
Fossil ‘overturns more than a century of knowledge about origin of modern birds’
Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity to hear from Dr Jane Goodall at final meeting
Commission warns Ireland over ‘stalled’ action to halt extraction in protected peatlands
Leaves fall early in UK after heatwave as experts warn of Ireland's vulnerability
Opinion: Rivers are our last true wilderness in Ireland
John Connell
The Bee Guy: Diary of a mother bumble bee stuck at the window
Paul Handrick - The Bee Guy
The Bee Guy: The girls are back in town - tips for helping the bumblebee queens
Paul Handrick - The Bee Guy
BirdWatch Ireland calls for reports of invasive parrot species after sightings in Dublin park
Taoiseach to bring proposal to Cabinet to form citizens' assembly on biodiversity
Egyptian vulture spotted in Co Roscommon