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# nature - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Volunteers wanted to help spot crabs on Irish coasts
# Crab Watch
# Crab Watch

Volunteers wanted to help spot crabs on Irish coasts

Jul 9th 2017, 11:00 AM 19,005 Views 19 Comments

What you spot will be recorded as part of an EU-wide programme Sea Change.

# nature - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study
# Scrambled Theories
# Scrambled Theories

Shape of bird eggs related to their ability to fly - study

Jun 24th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,495 Views 8 Comments

It goes against theories that eggs are shaped to suit their environment; eg, to stop them rolling off a cliff face.

# nature - Thursday 22 June, 2017

These glowing tropical sea creatures have started to 'bloom' north of their habitat, way way north
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

These glowing tropical sea creatures have started to 'bloom' north of their habitat, way way north

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:06 PM 14,226 Views 15 Comments

They’re appearing in the US and Canada’s pacific northwest.

# nature - Friday 16 June, 2017

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today
# Normal Beehaviour
# Normal Beehaviour

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today

Jun 16th 2017, 9:51 PM 82,710 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has received a few sightings of huge swarms of bees this week.

# nature - Saturday 10 June, 2017

You might not have heard of this park - but it's one of Ireland's top free attractions
# Hidden Gem
# Hidden Gem

You might not have heard of this park - but it's one of Ireland's top free attractions

Jun 10th 2017, 10:00 AM 136,013 Views 20 Comments

Doneraile Wildlife Park in North Cork has been named as one of Ireland’s best free to visit attractions.

# nature - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought
# Not So New World
# Not So New World

Ancient humans may have reached Americas 100,000 years earlier than previously thought

Apr 26th 2017, 10:51 PM 16,398 Views 24 Comments

Teeth and bones of an elephant-like creature unmistakably modified by human hands were discovered.

# nature - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space
# Mother Nature
# Mother Nature

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space

Apr 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 24,583 Views 7 Comments

Simply stunning.

# nature - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather
# Dublin Fire Brigade
# Dublin Fire Brigade

Dublin Mountains gorse fire sparks warning for people during dry weather

Apr 11th 2017, 10:35 PM 12,649 Views 14 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade said it was ‘hard to say’ what started last night’s fire.

# nature - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'
# Voices Of The Mountain
# Voices Of The Mountain

Shrinking Himalayan glaciers have been granted status of 'living entities'

Apr 8th 2017, 11:04 AM 9,016 Views 13 Comments

An Indian court made the decision because the glaciers were “losing their very existence”.

# nature - Friday 27 January, 2017

A complete list of the sharks in Irish waters has just been published
# Shark Island
# Shark Island

A complete list of the sharks in Irish waters has just been published

Jan 27th 2017, 9:18 PM 94,049 Views 26 Comments

The leafscale gulper and the Portuguese dogfish are but two of 71.

# nature - Monday 9 January, 2017

Super-strong man-made spider silk could soon be used to repair spinal cords
# Spin Doctors
# Spin Doctors

Super-strong man-made spider silk could soon be used to repair spinal cords

Jan 9th 2017, 10:22 PM 12,153 Views 10 Comments

The material is one of nature’s strongest materials but it’s notoriously hard to farm.

# nature - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors
# Sponsored By Nature Valley
# Sponsored By Nature Valley

Kids who spend time in nature are more relaxed - here are 8 tips to get them outdoors

Sep 8th 2016, 3:10 PM 19,723 Views 14 Comments

And away from the television.

# nature - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Wedge-tailed eagle attacks boy at bird of prey show in Australia
# Alice Springs
# Alice Springs

Wedge-tailed eagle attacks boy at bird of prey show in Australia

Jul 12th 2016, 8:46 AM 16,724 Views 17 Comments

The incident occurred at Alice Springs Desert Park in the Northern Territory region of Australia.

# nature - Friday 1 July, 2016

First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident
# Creepy Crawly
# Creepy Crawly

First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident

Jul 1st 2016, 10:36 AM 31,821 Views 38 Comments

The rare species has just recently been described in a science journal.

# nature - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

May 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,941 Views 26 Comments

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

# nature - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software
# World First
# World First

Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software

Apr 13th 2016, 6:46 PM 14,185 Views 7 Comments

Ian Burkhart was left with a broken neck after a swimming accident.

# nature - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week
# Forest Pumped
# Forest Pumped

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week

Apr 5th 2016, 3:09 PM 2,842 Views 21 Comments

Ireland’s woodland treasures are the star of a new TV show.

# nature - Monday 3 August, 2015

PICTURES: The stunning winners of National Geographic's travel photo competition
# Point And Shoot
# Point And Shoot

PICTURES: The stunning winners of National Geographic's travel photo competition

Aug 3rd 2015, 9:53 PM 32,606 Views 23 Comments

Not your ordinary holiday snaps.

# nature - Friday 17 July, 2015

Investigation after hand grenade found on waste ground in Dundalk
# O'hanlon Park
# O'hanlon Park

Investigation after hand grenade found on waste ground in Dundalk

Jul 17th 2015, 9:29 PM 6,729 Views 4 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the grenade this afternoon.

# nature - Monday 13 July, 2015

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Jul 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 14,092 Views 33 Comments

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

# nature - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby
# Run Rabbit Run
From The Daily Edge
# Run Rabbit Run

Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby

Jun 20th 2015, 11:37 AM 5,679 Views 4 Comments

Mammy rabbit does not take ANY prisoners.

# nature - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A volcano could be about to make these lizards extinct
# What You Iguana Do?
# What You Iguana Do?

A volcano could be about to make these lizards extinct

May 31st 2015, 9:15 AM 12,255 Views 25 Comments

Wolf volcano had last erupted in 1982.

# nature - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision

Apr 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 24,574 Views 64 Comments

The radio presenter said he would one day like to host the Late Late Show.

# nature - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered

Apr 21st 2015, 7:05 AM 16,259 Views 33 Comments

It was considered endangered, but is not anymore. Which is good.

# nature - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

A woman bought a mouse to feed her snake, but they became BFFs instead
# Danger Mouse
From The Daily Edge
# Danger Mouse

A woman bought a mouse to feed her snake, but they became BFFs instead

Apr 14th 2015, 7:44 AM 13,146 Views 6 Comments

Mice are friends, not food!

# nature - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Deep, deep blue: This is what a flipped-over iceberg looks like
# Wonders Of The World
# Wonders Of The World

Deep, deep blue: This is what a flipped-over iceberg looks like

Jan 24th 2015, 8:30 PM 48,327 Views 27 Comments

Incredible beauty.

# nature - Thursday 8 January, 2015

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections
# MRSA
# MRSA

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections

Jan 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 8,245 Views 21 Comments

And it could be just start of the discovery of dozens of new antibiotics.

# nature - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs
# State Papers
# State Papers

Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:00 AM 15,966 Views 26 Comments

A rep from Iranian TV wanted a video from Ireland for broadcasting.

# nature - Sunday 14 December, 2014

An electric eel shocks its prey like a Taser
# Eel's Electric
# Eel's Electric

An electric eel shocks its prey like a Taser

Dec 14th 2014, 8:30 AM 9,380 Views 9 Comments

It can make its prey twitch so it can eat it.

# nature - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow
# Trees Need Love Too
# Trees Need Love Too

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Oct 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,696 Views 24 Comments

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

# nature - Sunday 19 October, 2014

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)
# Two Become One
# Two Become One

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)

Oct 19th 2014, 9:00 PM 36,591 Views 17 Comments

And it wasn’t humans who did it.

# nature - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Just LOOK at these extremely rare albino hedgehogs that have just been rescued
# Hogs
From The Daily Edge
# Hogs

Just LOOK at these extremely rare albino hedgehogs that have just been rescued

Sep 24th 2014, 10:00 PM 7,919 Views 1 Comment

Why can’t they just share the hedge?

# nature - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

This colossal squid is absolutely massive and slightly terrifying
# Damn Nature You Scary
# Damn Nature You Scary

This colossal squid is absolutely massive and slightly terrifying

Sep 16th 2014, 9:25 PM 34,262 Views 34 Comments

It’s only the second time a colossal squid has been found intact.

# nature - Monday 8 September, 2014

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible
# Nature
# Nature

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible

Sep 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 785 Views 51 Comments

Imagine a walking and cycling route following the River Dodder – the whole way from the mountains to the sea!

# nature - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Here's what life looks like when you abandon civilisation
# Into The Wild
# Into The Wild

Here's what life looks like when you abandon civilisation

Aug 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 48,964 Views 48 Comments

Off grid, on camera.

# nature - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Massive squadron of pelicans diving for fish is both fascinating and terrifying
# The Birds
From The Daily Edge
# The Birds

Massive squadron of pelicans diving for fish is both fascinating and terrifying

Aug 23rd 2014, 9:04 AM 3,095 Views 0 Comments

Nature is amazing… from a distance.

# nature - Thursday 14 August, 2014

David Attenborough observes the species of 'fangirls'
# Wild Things
From The Daily Edge
# Wild Things

David Attenborough observes the species of 'fangirls'

Aug 14th 2014, 9:57 PM 4,246 Views 0 Comments

They move in crowds.

# nature - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea
# Lucky Shot
# Lucky Shot

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea

Aug 2nd 2014, 2:35 PM 31,562 Views 29 Comments

Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.

# nature - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Zoo kills neglected bear cub and stuffs it to teach 'cruelty of nature'
# Brown Bears
From The Daily Edge
# Brown Bears

Zoo kills neglected bear cub and stuffs it to teach 'cruelty of nature'

Jun 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 24,513 Views 51 Comments

The bear cub was being neglected by its mother and bullied by its father.

# nature - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...
# Holistic Gardener
# Holistic Gardener

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Jun 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 277 Views 8 Comments

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.