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People for Bees in Blessington

On Saturday we were hosted by the Blessington Tidy Town group to hold a very successful talk on bees and ...
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PRESS RELEASE: Increasing pesticide use presents a threat to wildlife and human health

PRESS RELEASE: Increasing pesticide use presents a threat to wildlife and human health New figures from the Department of Agriculture, ...
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Irish Wildlife Trust calls for payments to be made to farmers for not farming

PRESS RELEASE: Irish Wildlife Trust calls for payments to be made to farmers for not farming Date: 23rd March 2018 ...
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Submit recommendations for CAP Post-2020

The public has until the 23rd of March 2018 to highlight their priorities for the reformed CAP scheme post-2020. The ...
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Feed Wild Birds After Emma

Your garden can save lives During cold snaps, you will almost certainly notice more birds coming into your garden to ...
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The Beast from the East slows spring but ban on hedgecutting and burning starts today

JOINT PRESS RELEASE:  BirdWatch Ireland, Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations, Irish Wildlife Trust, Hedgelaying Association of Ireland, An Taisce. The ...
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Press Release: IWT calls for better legal protection for marine life

Press Release: IWT calls for better legal protection for marine life 05 February 2018 The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is ...
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IWT welcomes overdue change in strategy in the fight against TB in cattle

IWT welcomes overdue change in strategy in the fight against TB in cattle Following the announcement today by the Minister ...
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Link to Petition to stop electric pulse fishing

IWT calls on MEPs to oppose industrial-scale electrocution of marine life

IWT calls on MEPs to oppose industrial-scale electrocution of marine life Next week MEPs will be asked to vote on ...
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Groundwork complains to the European Commission for lack of management at Killarney National Park

Groundwork complains to the European Commission for lack of management at Killarney National Park Groundwork has made a formal complaint ...
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Radical action needed to save our seas

Radical action needed to save our seas This week sees the annual carve up of commercial fish populations by the ...
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IWT welcomes expansion of Ballycroy NP

Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes the expansion of Ballycroy National Park The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) warmly welcomes the announcement by ...
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Submission on final proposals for fishing opportunities for 2018

Re: Submission on final proposals for fishing opportunities for 2018 The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is an Irish non-profit organisation ...
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IWT calls for ban on industrial electrofishing

Irish Wildlife Trust calls on European Parliament Fisheries Committee to prohibit industrial electrofishing Tomorrow (Tuesday November 21st) the European Parliament fisheries ...
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Shark Attack

Shark Attack Last September a member of the public sent us this image of a critically endangered porbeagle shark at ...
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Irish Wildlife Trust calls on Minister Michael Creed to end destructive ‘pair-trawling’ in coastal waters

Irish Wildlife Trust calls on Minister Michael Creed to end destructive ‘pair-trawling’ in coastal waters The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) ...
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Time to scrap ‘Origin Green’ as certified companies found to be among the country’s worst polluters

Time to scrap ‘Origin Green’ as certified companies found to be among the country’s worst polluters The Irish Wildlife Trust ...
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IWT condemns Athlone Municipal District Council’s call for Pine Marten cull

IWT condemns Athlone Municipal District Council’s call for Pine Marten cull The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) condemns the call by ...
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