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New documentary set to expose inhumane transport of Irish calves to Europe

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Locals take opposition to Bantry Bay kelp harvesting to the gates of Leinster House

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Small-scale farming key to rebooting our ‘flawed’ food system

April 12th, 2019 Far-reaching and lasting support for small-scale food production is key to rebooting Ireland’s flawed food system and addressing runaway emissions by 2030, a conference...

Interest in climate journalism on the rise

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2019 was second warmest on record, WMO data

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19 February 2021  It seems like microgeneration is having a bit of a moment.  A new scheme for it was announced back in January, and it...

Recent amendments have “gutted” Climate Bill

12 July 2021  Recent amendments to the Climate Bill have taken the “guts out” of the legislation, according to one of Ireland’s leading climate scientists.  A...

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