Read More on Invasive alien species in the Urban Environment

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Invasive alien species in the Urban Environment

Invasive alien species in the Urban Environment Research and species distribution data shows that where there are more people there are more invasive alien species. Hotspots for numbers of invasive species tend to be where people frequent the most and … Continued

Read More on Invasive Species Week Poster of Events published

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Invasive Species Week Poster of Events published

Invasive Species Week is coming and the Poster of Events is now published! If you are planning or attending an invasive species event let us know e-mail: invasives@biodiversityireland.ie. Maybe you’ll #getINNSvolved and do some recording, Himalayan balsam pulling or adopt #CheckCleanDryIrl the next time … 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

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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Marine invasive alien species Watch Alert!

Welsh authorities have issued the below MARINE INVASIVE NON-NATIVE SPECIES ADVICE NOTE   Holyhead marina incident and potential spread of the marine invasive non-native species Didemnum vexillum On 2 March, storm Emma caused significant damage to Holyhead Marina in North Wales. … Continued

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Be Pet Wise

Be Pet Wise Invasive pets can damage the environment and our native species The pet and aquaria trades are sources of new species which have the potential to become invasive in Ireland. Although the vast majority of pet owners are … Continued

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