Are we sustaining goldfinches at an increasingly artificial level? And does it matter?
Older Irish people living along the coast have a lower risk of depression
What we choose to eat is often now linked to wellbeing of planet as well as ourselves
The autumn’s calm seas have delivered phronima ashore with a gentle touch
Shoals are moving into northern waters, hitting salmon and seabird populations
Hare density has been found to be 18 times higher in a coursing club’s hunting grounds
As the clouds become more rain-laden, we’ll have to count on blocking highs from Siberia
Do you know your cetaceans from your elasmobranchs? Prove it
Seaweeds are among the newest botanical options for small-scale gin distillers
New and energetic habitat protection and predator control may give the bird a future
From the definitive Burren book, to a pine marten celebration and a study of the Liffey
The historical threat of the pearl trade has been overtaken by fertiliser pollution and silt
Human beings and their livestock now account for 96% of mammals on the planet
Shy males are less devoted to forming a strong pair bond with a single female
We live in a maze for rodent adventurers, lured in by food aromas and warmth
Introduced species now cost the Republic €200 million a year in damage and control
It’s feared that the western islands could come to be peopled only in brighter months
Farm patterns, ecology and geography may make Ireland a paradise for the pathogen
A deadly American import is threatening the final extinction of the white-clawed crayfish
In a rich roster of species that come to feed or breed are birds of awesome endeavour
EU extremely unlikely to allow recreational fishing of bluefin tuna, Minister tells anglers
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