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October 4th, 2017 Ireland’s first-ever “bat bridge” has been constructed over Galway’s new motorway in a bid to conserve an internationally important colony of Lesser...

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Government must support Dublin climate action plan

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Celebrate 10 years of climate action this Earth Hour

22nd March 2017 This year Earth Hour is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It will see people all around the globe simultaneously taking action against climate...

Increased cryptosporidium detection in drinking water a health concern, EPA

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World Environment Day host India vows to lead in tackling plastic waste

June 5th, 2018 India, the host of this year’s World Environment Day, has promised to take the lead and show other countries hot to beat...

Minister of State for Natural Resources outlines support for oil and gas drilling

June 29th, 2018 Climate and environmental groups have lashed out at the Minister of State for Natural Resources’ support for an increase in oil and...

Brexit: UK strategy calls for robust environment and climate regulatory standards

July 9th, 2018 Theresa May’s latest Brexit proposals seek to maintain high regulatory standards for the environment and climate change and claims that she will not let standards fall...

Ireland totally off track to meet climate targets and decarbonise by 2050

July 25th, 2018 Ireland is far off track to meet either its 2020 or 2030 climate targets or to decarbonise the economy as planned by...

COP23: Naughten’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ speech to the world

November 16th, 2017 Minister Naughten’s speech at the Bonn climate conference confirms Ireland’s support of “tokenism” over concrete action to tackle our changing climate, a...

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