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Peatlands are Ireland’s hidden gems

Peatlands are Ireland’s hidden gems

As I’m continuing my research on peatlands and their restoration, I had an opportunity to have a conversation with Niall O’Brolchain. He is a researcher from NUI, also involved with the policy development of paludiculture in Europe. We have already unpacked the...

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Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

When I first heard of the fact that spring in Ireland starts on 1st February, I couldn’t quite believe it. Why, Belarusian word for February – люты (luty) – literally means ruthless, fierce – meaning the frosts that usually reign over Eastern Europe on this month. So planting definitely doesn’t come up to my mind when I think of February…

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Nature is not a garbage disposal

Nature is not a garbage disposal

Nature is a phenomenon of the physical world, collectively, including plants, animals, landscape and other features and products of the earth. I want to show a video with you. In particular, I choose this one because it is a personification of Nature and I am sure it...

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The Process of Change for Peatlands’ Sake

The Process of Change for Peatlands’ Sake

Finland and Ireland seem to be far away from each other, both from a geographical and cultural point of view. Nevertheless, if there is something that they have in common, it is a boundless natural landscape and people that love it without thinking it twice. This love...

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