Biodiversity looks at steps which can be taken in schools to increase awareness of the importance of native plants, animals and habitats, and to increase species-richness in a locality.

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Ireland has 98 native bee species, one third of which are in decline. A study from the Department of the Environment found that bees are worth a whopping €53m to our economy each year!

Case studies

Salesians Secondary School

Salesians Secondary school is a mixed secondary school in Limerick with 713 students and 60 staff members. Having [...]

BEAM Services

BEAM (Barrow Enterprises for Adult Members with Special Needs) Services is an adult education centre providing training to [...]

Holy Family Junior School

Holy Family Junior School is a junior primary school in Ennis, Co. Clare. It has 180 students, 18 [...]

[The Biodiversity theme]…encompasses all the important issues of the planet in one. It is relevant and so interesting; children are innately fascinated by the world around them. It boosted me, as coordinator to really promote our local marsh and coastline.
Ms. Cawley, St. Mary’s BNS, Booterstown

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Videos

Biodiversity Day at Coláiste Chiaráin

The Green-Schools Committee celebrated International Biodiversity Day in November 2012.