Events across Ireland this weekend to call for action to halt ‘ecological collapse’

November 16th, 2018 Large numbers are expected to join demonstrations across Ireland tomorrow to highlight the environmental crises currently facing the planet. The family-friendly events taking...

Harte Peat has ‘no legal remit’ to continue digging out wet peat, court hears

November 15th, 2018 Failure to grant an injunction halting wet peat excavation at a Co Westmeath site would allow an unlicensed activity in breach of...

EPA injunction to halt peat extraction does not stand up, court hears

November 14th, 2018 The EPA’s application for an injunction to halt “intensified” wet peat extraction at a Co Westmeath bog does not stand up as...

EPA ‘appalled’ by level of peat extraction at Westmeath site, court hears

November 14th, 2018 An Environmental Protection Agency inspector was “appalled” upon discovering the extraction of wet peat up to five meters deep at an unlicensed...

President outlines concern with pace of environmental ‘destruction’

November 12th, 2018 The President has expressed concern about the continuous decline of biodiversity across the planet and the lack of any indication that the...

EU court judgement may have implications for planned Kilkenny ring road

November 12th, 2018 A new judgement from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) may have major implications for a proposed ring road...

Cork science fair teaches future generations about climate change

November 12th, 2018 A science fair introduced the notion of climate change and sustainable energy to youngsters in Cork yesterday. The festival, hosted by University College...

Dublin Food Co-op finds its feet at new space in Kilmainham Square

November 8th, 2018 From its humble beginnings in 1983, the Dublin Food Co-op has blossomed into Ireland’s flagship wholesale co-operative with nearly 2,000 members. While now...

Greens launch Bill for Just Transition away from fossil fuel economy

November 8th, 2018 The Green Party has launched a Just Transition Bill to encourage a move to a sustainable, climate-friendly economy “as quickly and as...

What role can permaculture play in tackling global soil crisis and environmental degradation?

November 8th, 2018 In a world that is facing increasing demand for food as a result of rapid population growth, the last thing you want...

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