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So long from our editor, Kayle Crosson

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Biodiversity spotlight: grey and common seals

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Solar Energy in Ireland: is it the way to go?

16 May 2022  Ireland’s first large scale solar farm opened in Wicklow just two weeks ago and is projected to be able to save up...

In review: what’s on this National Biodiversity Week

13 May 2022  A ten day celebration of nature in Ireland kicks off today! Welcome to National Biodiversity Week 2022! Biodiversity refers to the variety of...

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