Ken Irvine

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Harmful green and red algae blooms seen in a Co Cork estuary due to excessive levels of nitrogen. Photograph: Liam Morrison/NUIG

On June 14th, a report was uploaded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s website. The document attracted little media attention, but what it revea(...)

The 'pale pellucid green' of Lough Carra was remarked upon in 1906 by Ireland’s most famous botanist Robert Praeger. Things have changed since then due to nutrient enrichment. Photograph: Lynda Huxley

Two yellow brimstone butterflies led us down to the shore at the northeast end of Lough Carra in Co Mayo. As if on cue, the sun came out just as we re(...)