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Press Release: Nothing new in Creed’s badger vaccination ‘announcement’. Badgers continue to die in large numbers.

Press Release: Nothing new in Creed’s badger vaccination ‘announcement’. Badgers continue to die in large numbers.

(03/02/2017)

The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) welcomes the publication of research which shows that vaccinating badgers is effective in reducing levels of TB in badger.

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Press Release: National Biodiversity Action Plan must address lack of political will if we are to save our wildlife

Press Release: National Biodiversity Action Plan must address lack of political will if we are to save our wildlife

(24/01/2017)

The Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) has called for greater prioritisation of wildlife protection in its submission to the draft National Biodiversity Action Plan.

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Press Release: Minister Creed fails to act in the public interest in failing to end overfishing

(14/12/2016)

The Irish Wildlife Trust is disappointed with the outcome of the latest round of fish quota negotiations which will do little for coastal communities or the protection of the marine environment.

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Press Release: Minister Creed urged to prioritise recovery of fish stocks to benefit fish and coastal communities

(08/12/2016)

In advance of the annual Council of Ministers meeting in Brussels next Monday and Tuesday the Irish Wildlife Trust (IWT) is urging Minister Michael Creed to prioritise the recovery of fish populations

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PRESS RELEASE: MEPs must use their influence to get independent observers on board supertrawlers in Irish waters

(30/11/2016)

The Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes the intervention by the naval service to board the supertrawler ‘Margiris’ yesterday.

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Irish Wildlife Trust calls for the prohibition of pair trawling in coastal areas

Irish Wildlife Trust calls for the prohibition of pair trawling in coastal areas

(24/11/2016)

It is an activity which has lately been going on in sheltered inshore bays and estuaries along the west coast - many of which are protected for nature conservation such as Kenmare Bay

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No to More Slash & Burn

No to More Slash & Burn

(04/11/2016)

Changes to Section 40 of the Wildlife Act contained in the Heritage Bill 2016 are unjustified and damaging to natural heritage. TAKE ACTION NOW

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PRESS RELEASE: Pine martens mostly vegetarian – citizen scientists in Laois bust the myths

(02/09/2016)

Whilst some media outlets have chosen to portray one of Ireland's rarest and elusive wild mammals as a blood thirsty, lamb murdering tyrant, work is currently underway to dispel the myths and hysteria

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Irish Wildlife Trust AGM - 08th October, Dublin

Irish Wildlife Trust AGM - 08th October, Dublin

(10/08/2016)

The Irish Wildlife Trust Annual General Meeting will be occuring this year in Dublin on Saturday 08th October

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Press Release: “31 Days, 31 Reasons for why it’s No to More Slash and Burn!”

Press Release: “31 Days, 31 Reasons for why it’s No to More Slash and Burn!”

(02/08/2016)

Irish Wildlife Trust, Birdwatch Ireland, An Taisce, and Hedge Laying Assc. of Ireland highlight 31 reasons why the proposed changes to S. 40 of the Wildlife Act in the Heritage Bill are unjustified.

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