Seaweeds have high value both ecologically and economically. Which ones can be found in Ireland?
The Destructive Presence of the Australian Crayfish in Ireland: The Yabby
By Babette Bookelaar
Irish native white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes) are under threat due to the appearance of a non-native crayfish species, the Australian yabby (Cherax destructor).
In 2019, the Dail declared a biodiversity crisis, stating that the destruction of species, wildlife, flora and fauna is the greatest threat that our planet has ever faced.
Conservation in Action: What is Rewilding?
Rewilding is a conservation practice that involves allowing ecosystems and habitats to be restored through natural processes.
The Gearagh – Cork’s Nature Reserve
The Gearagh is a nature reserve, located in an area of submerged glacial woodland, two kilometers southwest of Macroom, County Cork.
Butterflies In Ireland
Butterflies are members of the large insect order known as Lepidoptera, which is a word made up of the Greek words lepis which means ‘scale’ and pteron which means ‘wing’.
New Film – Nature in Cork City
Discover Cork’s not so Hidden Wildlife
Cork Nature Network held an online Premiere of their short film Nature in Cork City on November 26th 2020 at 7pm. The film was commissioned by Cork City Council and created, filmed and directed by Cork Nature Network.
Cork Nature Network has developped a number of walks to encourage outdoor activity, and learning about our amazing wildlife!