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Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme

Register Now! Spring has arrived, and with it the National Biodiversity Data Centre is pleased to bring you our Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme. The delivery of an annual workshop programme is a crucial part of the National Biodiversity Data … Continued

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Why is it important to conserve Biodiversity?

In October 2018, Ireland’s National Biodiversity Data Centre was delighted to host the 25th meeting of the Governing Board of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in Kilkenny, presenting a wonderful opportunity to work together and share knowledge with over … Continued

Read More on The biodiversity crisis requires global action

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The biodiversity crisis requires global action

More than 3,000 delegates representing 196 governments & NGOs assembled in Egypt recently for the 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention of Biological Diversity. The 196 Governments, including Ireland, agreed to scale up investment in nature … Continued

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The Data Centre is employing!

Job Announcement Protecting Farmland Pollinators: EIP Project Manager   Background The National Biodiversity Data Centre is a national centre that collates, manages, analyses and disseminates data on Ireland’s biodiversity. It manages a large work programme of biodiversity data management and associated thematic … Continued

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The fight to save the bees

Following publication of the mid-term review of the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020, Dr Úna Fitzpatrick reflects on some of the achievements and challenges faced.     I haven’t worked a day in my life. – If that was the case … Continued

Read More on New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish

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New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish

14/11/18  Press release issued by Department of Culture, Arts and Heritage New regulations to protect native freshwater crayfish The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas new regulations that will … Continued

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Biodiversity Ireland – latest issue out now!

Biodiversity Ireland Issue 18 Autumn/Winter 2018 The latest issue of the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s biannual newsletter, is available to download now! Along with some exciting project news stories, catch up on some of the more recent events which the … Continued

Read More on Crayfish Plague outbreak on Al River, Athlone

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Crayfish Plague outbreak on Al River, Athlone

Water users urged to take precautions to limit an outbreak of Crayfish Plague (which may cause 100% mortality to native Crayfish) confirmed on Al River, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. *Press Release issued 09/11/2018 by Dept. Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht All … Continued

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