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May 29th, 2017 The prestigious European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary in Dublin next year, the Minister...

Local Authorities to receive more funding to tackle illegal dumping across Ireland

May 29th, 2017 The Department of Climate Action and the Environment is set to provide an additional €650,000 in funding to tackle illegal dumping following...

President Higgins praises work to restore Abbeyleix Bog

President Michael D. Higgins’ paid tribute to organisations and volunteers working to restore bogs and wetlands across Ireland during a visit to Abbeyleix Bog...

Land and soil mismanagement in Ireland: Problems and Solutions

May 27th, 2017 We rely on soil to provide healthy food, clean water, support wildlife, store carbon, prevent flooding and ultimately maintain livelihoods around the...

Public meeting called to discuss plans for mechanical seaweed harvesting in Bantry Bay

May 26th, 2017 A public meeting has been organised by concerned locals this Sunday to discuss the controversial granting of a licence for large-scale mechanical...

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May 25th, 2017 Biodiversity Week is coming to a close so don’t miss your last chance to celebrate Ireland’s diverse flora and fauna by taking...

What’s On during Biodiversity Week: Thursday 25th & Friday 26th May

25th May 2017 Sun’s out! Get outdoors and make the most of this warm weather by taking part in one of Biodiversity Week’s events today,...

Bill to ban fracking expected to pass through the Dáil today

A Bill to ban fracking is strongly expected to pass through the Dail this evening in a major win for campaigners across the country, according...

Ireland’s greenest teens honoured at Young Environmentalist Awards

Ireland’s greenest teens were honoured today for their innovative environmental projects at the 18th edition of the Young Environmentalist Awards. Over 80 groups were shortlisted...

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