Read More on The Silent Extinction of Insects

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The Silent Extinction of Insects

Dr. Tomás Murray, Senior Ecologist with the National Biodiversity Data Centre explores our understanding of global insect losses   What’s happening globally? Fundamentally, insects are “the little things that run the world”, (E.O. Wilson, 1987) and this is why the … Continued

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Summer Autumn 2019 Workshop Programme

Register Now!   The National Biodiversity Data Centre has released its latest round of training and identification workshops. The delivery of an annual workshop programme is a crucial part of the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s role, that aims to support … Continued

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President Higgins marks World Bee Day

In a statement to mark World Bee Day, President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins noted that  ‘humanity depends on pollinators. They are vital to the global food chain. Yet, we must acknowledge that our actions – including farming practices, urbanisation, … Continued

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Dragonfly Dash 2019

To celebrate National Biodiversity Week 2019 we are running a Dragonfly Dash!   What is a Dragonfly Dash? We want everyone across Ireland to get out and explore your local river, lake or bog and record any Dragonflies or Damselflies … Continued

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