Photo via Corncrake/Traonach LIFE on Twitter Corncrakes are threatened by global extinction but the figures show progress in their conservation status. The Corncrake LIFE project’s main objective is to protect this endemic bird nesting in Ireland and their recent figures show hope for the bird. However, corncrakes are not yet fully safeguarded. An endemic Irish … [Read more...] about The endemic Irish corncrake, a glimmer of hope
A lesser whitethroat found caught on a limestick Photo: Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) Irish hunters from the NARGC expressed their surprise when they heard about hunting practices used in France. Hunting with glue (limesticks) is illegal but glue is still legally sold in hunting shops across France. Image: National Association of Regional Game Councils on … [Read more...] about Limesticks made illegal in France but still sold across the country.
A climate strike took place in Galway on September 23th, as part of the international climate strike day of action. Organised by the Environmental and Sustainable Officer of the Student Union, Malena Thren, in partnership with Friday For Future, the protest walked down Galway city. In hopes to be heard by Galway city council, they call for more actions to make the city … [Read more...] about Climate strike walking down Galway city
As the housing crisis left them homeless, two French students had to live in a tent for weeks. Pierre-Rubén Jeandidier and Florence Rappin arrived in Galway at the beginning of September to study Marine Biology at the Atlantic Technological University. Meanwhile, the Galway branch of the political party called Éirígí, decided to fight the housing crisis with posters in … [Read more...] about French students living in a tent as Galway housing crisis worsens