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Daily Archives: April 12, 2019

Don’t spare the rod: Dublin students hooked on fishing

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The asphalt car park/school yard at CBS James Street doesn’t look like a good spot to learn about the natural world in any shape or form, much less about the hidden life of lakes, rivers and the sea. It’s tucked into the shamefully neglected area of Dublin’s inner city behind the Guinness Storehouse, where even the resilient buddleia on the …

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Dead animals, plastic and rubble found in tributaries of salmon and sea trout river

Animal carcasses, plastic, metal, and building rubble were among the debris found by volunteers and anglers in tributaries of Carmarthenshire’s River Towy. Now conservation group West Wales Rivers Trust (WWRT) is appointing a project officer to raise awareness of this issue over the next two years. Surveys of tributaries entering the river between Llandovery and Carmarthen also found algal blooms, invasive species, …

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