Conservation group start petition to ban moss peat in gardening products

May 22nd, 2018 The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) has created an online petition calling for a ban on the use of moss peat in...

Commission takes six states to Europe’s highest court over air quality

May 22nd, 2018 The European Commission is taking six of its member states to court for breaching agreed EU rules in relation to air pollution. The...

EU takes action against Ireland over range of environmental issues

May 18th, 2018 The European Commission is taking action against Ireland for failure to comply with a range of environmental, nuclear and marine obligations under...

National Biodiversity Week to draw attention to Ireland’s rich biodiversity

May 18th, 2018 National Biodiversity Week is set to kick off this weekend to draw attention to Ireland’s diverse species and natural habitats and their...

UK seeks suitable alternatives to wet wipes due to sewer blockages

May 18th, 2018 The UK Government has announced that it aims to find suitable alternatives to wet wipes that can be disposed of easier by...

Frank and Honest to use only compostable coffee cups from September

May 18th, 2018 Frank and Honest will become the first national coffee brand to do away with non-recyclable-single-use cups and use only compostable cups and...

Jewels of the Irish bog on display during Biodiversity Week 2018

May 17th, 2018 The elaborate and colourful nature of Ireland’s bogs is set to feature at a series of public events during National Biodiversity Week...

SEAI award Donegal student project to tackle plastic pollution

May 17th, 2018 Twenty teams battled it out in the final of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s tenth annual One Good Idea competition this...

National Biodiversity Week: Bat Walks Across Ireland

May 16th, 2018 During the event packed National Biodiversity Week (19 – 27 May), there are many opportunities to take part in bat walks and...

Irish Bumblebee population at lowest level since 2012, new data reveals

The Irish Bumblebee population is at its lowest since monitoring began in 2012, new data from the National Biodiversity Data Centre (NBDC) reveals. The All-Ireland...

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