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Ireland's wildlife audit unveiledYahoo! News | 23 Mar 2011
Ireland's scenic mountains woodlands and waterways are home to more than 31000 different species of flora and fauna.
Forecasts see water pipes rethinkYahoo! News | 19 Jan 2011
Forecasts of another seven years of the extreme winter that triggered the burst pipes crisis in Northern Ireland may force changes to how water is plumbed into homes the regional development minister has warned.
Northern Ireland Water chief resigns over crisisGuardian Unlimited | 06 Jan 2011
Laurence MacKenzie steps down after thousands of households left without water over Christmas and New Year. The head of Northern Ireland Water (NIW) has resigned over the mishandling of the water crisis that hit the province over Christmas and the New Year in the wake of freezing temperatures. The...
Northern Ireland's green homes by the seaGreen Building Press | 10 Oct 2010
Some of Northern Ireland's most energy efficient homes are to be built in the scenic seaside village of Carnlough. The Stormont Social Development Minister, Alex Attwood, has paid a visit to the site of the old Drumalla House which has made way for the innovative Co Antrim project.
University told to hand over dataBBC World Service | 15 Apr 2010
Queen's University in Belfast has been told by the Information Commissioner to hand over 40 years of research data on tree rings.
Cold tides making water boilBBC | 15 Mar 2010
The waters of Strangford Lough run cold, fast and deep, but the experimental technology being tested in Northern Ireland is being promoted as one of the ways to reduce the UK's carbon emissions.
Sea trout subject of £1.8m studyBBC World Service | 11 Mar 2010
A project aims to discover more about the life and pressures on the sewin or sea trout in Wales and Ireland.
The farming forecastBBC World Service | 09 Mar 2010
With increasing emphasis being placed on low carbon and sustainable farming, our Rural Affairs Correspondent, Martin Cassidy, looks at the future of agriculture in Northern Ireland.
Boris Johnson speech to enironment agencyGuardian Unlimited | 26 Nov 2008
This has been Johnson's big environment policy day, with the launch of his Help A London Park programme and a speech to the Environment Agency conference this afternoon. The Labour group has responded sharply, claiming that the mayor has cut half a million pounds from the environment budget. Murad Qureshi: "It appears Boris can only see projects in terms of the cost on a balance sheet. ...
New homes drive out rare wildlifeGuardian Unlimited | 19 Jun 2006
Government plans to build hundreds of thousands of new houses across Britain are a greater threat to the country's most at-risk species and habitats than climate change.
Humpback whales: Licence to killThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
Humpback whales - the best loved and one of the most endangered of all the giant mammals - are to be slaughtered for the first time in more than 30 years, in defiance of an international ban.
Saved from extinction, the demoiselle damselflyThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
One of Britain's most striking insects is making a comeback that is as spectacular as its appearance - thanks both to pollution and an environmental clean-up operation.
Greenpeace says M&S is the bestThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
For decades, British supermarkets have fought to provide the cheapest baked beans, knickers and fish fingers. But this year's battle on the high street is for the "green pound", and environmentalists have declared one store the winner: Marks and Sparks.
Hunt for the humpbackThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
Herman Melville described them as 'the most gamesome and lighthearted' of whales. Their leaping and singing have captivated the human race. And Japan wants to kill 50 of them next year