First Irish biodiversity review published
Ireland's environmental protection agency yesterday published its first assessment of the country's biodiversity. The report offers an overview of biological diversity at the beginning of the twenty-first century along with discussion of major threats and success stories. Agricultural intensification is identified as the major threat, with additional impacts coming from mechanised peat extraction, urban development and road building. Climate change is singled out as a concern on the horizon. See press release.
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