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Sep 28

Sustainable fishing options for inshore fishermen

BIM & Marine Institute failing to provide sustainable fishing options for inshore fishermen Environmental groups, including the Irish Wildlife Trust, BirdWatch Ireland, Coastwatch, the Irish Seal Sanctuary and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group are calling on the authorities in Ireland with responsibility for fisheries to provide sustainable fishing options for the inshore fishing fleet. […]

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Aug 25

IWT Ladybird Survey needs your help

Since the Irish Wildlife Trust Ladybird Survey began this year we have been delighted with the enthusiasm and interest from the general public in ladybirds and their conservation and would like to thank everybody who has submitted a record. However, we still need your help, especially with reliable records of the invasive harlequin ladybird. Records […]

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Jun 07

IWT objects to classification of Wild Boar

The IWT has made a submission to the risk assessments published recently by the Government. The IWT is against the illegal release of wild boar/hybrid/feral pigs. Any reintroduction of wild boar would have to be preceded by a detailed feasibility study and consultation process and if deemed feasible and acceptable by members of the public […]

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