‘Radical transition’ to small-scale farming vital to protect farmers and nature

March 20th, 2019 Two newly formed environmental groups will host a talk on small scale farming, climate change and biodiversity decline at a sustainable farming event at...

Petition for RTE climate debate gathering steam

January 20th, 2020 A petition calling for a standalone climate debate on RTE in the run up to general election has gathered over 1,600 signatures...

Greens to launch motion for new Irish forestry model

October 1st, 2019 The Green Party will today launch a motion calling for a fundamental shift in forestry policy away from our current clear-fell plantation...

TCD graduates set to launch food sustainability app

April 2nd, 2018 Two entrepreneurial Trinity College Dublin graduates are set to launch a new to encourage sustainable food consumption this summer. The app called Evocco...

Study finds common pesticide increasing bumblebee’s risk of extinction

August 15th, 2017 A common neonicotinoid pesticide threatens bumblebees with an increased risk of extinction, a new study has shown. The study found that thiamethoxam, a...

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...

Technology to identify galaxies to help in wildlife conservation

May 2nd, 2018 Cutting edge technology used to identify galaxies may be able to help in wildlife conservation thanks to the collaborative efforts of conservationists...

Circular Economy in Europe – little success so far

February 25th, 2019 The circular economy is a revolutionary idea of transforming how we use and value resources. It is a chance to make the...

Sharks, vultures, and lions now protected globally under Convention on Migratory Species

November 2nd, 2017 Sharks, vultures, and lions are just some of the migratory species that are now protected globally following the signing of new international...

European NGO alliance urges Commission to ban electric fishing

January 15th, 2017 An NGO alliance has called on the European Commission to withdraw all proposals in support of electric fishing as MEPs prepare to...

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