Earth Observation Strategy for Ireland

CCRP Report 8 - Brendan Kelly

Liberties residents fight for the survival of community garden

January 19th, 2019 In the midst of Dublin’s housing crisis and ongoing property development in an increasingly densely populated city, locals of Dublin’s Liberties district...

No national security without food security

We often hear about Ireland’s supposed role in “feeding the world”. The reality is altogether different. Despite the hype, domestic food insecurity is...

175,000 EU citizens call for end to overfishing in European waters

April 13th, 2018 Over 175,000 EU citizens have demanded an end to overfishing and protection of European waters as EU environment ministers gathered in Bulgaria...

Bat Walk and Talk, Ardara, Co. Donegal

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Ireland’s worst environmental offenders named and shamed by EPA

July 12th, 2017 The EPA has publicly announced the worst offenders for breaching environmental laws in this country, in an approach aimed at encouraging greater...

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of LIFE, the Habitats Directive and Natura 2000

The EU LIFE programme and the Habitats Directive, approved on the 21st May 1992, are celebrating 25 years this year! The European Commission, the...

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