Irish climate plans fall short of urgent action needed

February 27th, 2019 The European Commission has found that the State’s climate plans fall far short of the level of ambiton required to put Ireland...

Students strike for climate action to ‘save our future’

February 13th, 2019 Hundreds of school students from across the country rallied before the Dáil this morning demanding that the Government takes immediate and effective...

Europol crackdown on trafficking of endangered European glass eels

April 9th, 2018 A pan-European operation backed by Europol has seized 350 kg of live glass eels and disrupted an organised crime ring involved in...

Key takeaways from the EPA’s 2019 projections

20 November 2020 It’s a big day everybody. We had our cup of coffee in hand, porridge on the desk and pens at the ready...

US gas support would see Ireland ‘complicit’ in harm from fracking industry

October 10th, 2019 Irish support for US liquefied natural gas imports would make us complicit in harm caused to communities living near the fracking fields...

Marine Institute announces new shellfish safety monitoring website

August 31, 2017 The Marine Institute has launched a new user-friendly safety reporting website to provide the most up-to-date information available on shellfish and finfish production...

Civil society calls for greater climate action as State prepares for COP25

November 6th, 2019 Civil society groups have called on the State to support increase EU climate ambition and to ensure greater commitment for international climate finance...

Kate’s take on Bloom 2017: ‘Excellence and innovation in garden design’

“I liked it the way it was, we’ll probably get marked down for it,” said Liat Schurmann of Mount Venus Nursery, eyeing the tiny...

Ireland must follow UK in pledge to eliminate plastic waste, say environmentalists

January 11th, 2018 The State must step up its game to tackle plastic pollution in the wake of the UK’s new pledge to eliminate plastic...

Court orders Netherlands to make deeper carbon cuts in landmark case

October 11th, 2018 A landmark climate decision in the Dutch courts has ruled that the Government must reduce its emissions by 25 per cent by...

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