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We’re sharing news and information about the impact of climate change on nature and the world around us.

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In the 1960’s scientists working in labs around the world were discovering that the carbon dioxide created by human activity had the potential to cause a warming effect on the planet. A subsequent prediction asserted that we would begin to experience these effects, most noticeably in our weather as we entered the twenty-first century. Some sixty years later we now know that ‘warming effect’ as climate change. We’ve gone from the theory to the reality – fairly quickly as it happens. In fact ten of the hottest years on record have been recorded since the year 2000.

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7 Fungi Facts

7 Fun facts about fungi! Fungus, plural fungi, is any member of the group of about 144,000 known eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Fungi, which includes yeasts, rusts, smuts, mildews, molds, and mushrooms. 
They are found in just about any habitat but most live on the land, mainly in soil or on plant material, and they come in all shapes and sizes.  Some also live in the sea or in fresh water.

How you can help nature thrive

Ways to help nature thrive

Looking for ideas of how you can help Nature thrive? See how these individuals in Northern Ireland are tackling this at their homes and in

Source to Tap - Livestock fencing to exclude cattle from watercourse, limiting sediment

Nature 2030 Case Studies -Source to Tap

Source to Tap is an innovative, exciting, cross-border partnership project with the objective of developing sustainable solutions for the protection of rivers and lakes on the River Derg and River Erne, which are the main sources of our shared drinking water.

Raised bog

Nature 2030 Case Studies – Raised bog restoration

Most of the remaining raised bogs in Northern Ireland, even those in protected sites, are losing water through drains. Learn about the bog restoration actions Ulster Wildlife are taking with the aim of keeping bogs saturated, protecting biodiversity and ensuring carbon retention.

Nature Positive 2030 Report released

The Nature Positive 2030 Report sets out how the UK can meet its commitments in the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, and ensure that nature’s recovery plays a critical role in our path to Net Zero.

The MyNI Community

We are proud of the MyNI community, and like to think of each and every one of you as part of our planet-earth loving team.

We have been equally inspired by the actions of individuals living in Northern Ireland trying to do their bit for the environment as we have by the pretty amazing organisations working to help make us all more aware of the impact of climate change at a local level.

MyNI believes we can all achieve so much more by coming together and sharing our thoughts, actions and social content. This is the space where you can see what’s happening, who is doing it, how you can get involved and maybe even get some inspiration to do your bit too!