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Trees Make Your Street Warmer in the Winter

The Irish people have always worshipped trees, but there is a new reason to be feeling good about our arboreal friends. Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind

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Owning a Dog is Good for Your Health, Especially if you are Older

A new study has shown that regularly walking a dog boosts levels of physical activity in older people, especially during the winter. The researchers from the University of East Anglia

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How to Help Urban Hedgehogs Live the Good Life

Hedgehogs have been around for 15 million years old. They have survived all kinds of environmental changes over the years, including urbanisation. And city hedgehogs seem to be living a

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Is Modern Life Poisoning our Dogs?

With pet cancer on the rise, we need new thinking in terms of pet health. Wicklow canine nutritionist Dr Conor Brady, from Dogsfirst.ie, explains why dog owners today are moving

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As it Turns Out, Trees go to Sleep Too

Scientists from Austria, Finland and Hungary are using laser scanners to study the day-night rhythm of trees. And yes, they go night-night just like us! They even slump over like