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May 20th, 2019 An Irish civil society coalition has called on the new Irish embassy in Bogota to intervene to protect communities and activists in...

Invasive species and diseases threat to native Crayfish

May 20th, 2019 The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Marine Institute have issued a warning to all water users about the severe and increasing threat...

President lauds vital role of pollinators in our daily lifes

May 20th, 2019 Speaking yesterday on the eve of World Bee Day, Michael D Higgins asked the Irish people to think about the vital role...

Climate emergency declaration ‘crucial’ step forward

May 17th, 2019 The declaration of a climate emergency in several European countries is a “crucial” step forward, the Director-General for Climate Action at the...

‘Time left to tackle biodiversity loss but we much act now’

May 17th, 2019 The Intergovernmental Panel on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service (IPBES) published its landmark global assessment on the state of the world’s biodiversity and ecosystem services...

Protesters call on Dail to act fast on climate emergency declaration

May 17th, 2019 Protesters came out in numbers before the Dail yesterday evening calling on the Government to act accordingly on its climate emergency declaration. The snap...

Less than half of litter fines paid between 2012-2017

May 17th, 2019 Less than half of litter fines issued by local authorities between 2012 and 2017 were paid, a new report into Ireland’s waste has...

Irish Rail to reassess hedgecutting policy during nesting season

May 16th, 2019 Irish Rail has updated its vegetation management policy to ensure that site specific risk assessments are carried out if any tree...

Prohibited tree and hedge cutting at UCD and TCD during nesting season

May 16th, 2019 Tree and vegetation cutting has taken place at both University College Dublin (UCD) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD) this week despite legal...

Ireland set to miss 2020 energy emissions targets

May 16th, 2019 Ireland’s recent reduction in energy emissions is not significant enough to meet our 2020 EU target, new Sustainable Energy Authority of...

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