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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...

Boom in online shopping leading to sharp increase in waste

November 27th, 2017 Christmas sales kicked off early as Black Friday and Cyber Monday made their way to retail shops in Ireland this past week. This...

Five groups in Ireland to help you reduce your plastic waste

July 11th 2017 To celebrate Plastic Free July we have put together a list of five groups in Ireland that can help you cut plastic...

Fingal County Council launches fleet of electric vans

July 3rd, 2018 Fingal County Council has added five new electric vehicles to its fleet in an effort to promote sustainability and tackle climate change. The...

Weakening ocean currents system may have disastrous climate consequences over coming decades

July 29th, 2018 Irish climate scientists have warned that the expected weakening of the ocean current circulation system that gives Ireland its mild climate may...

Dublin City Council planning for a herbicide free city

August 15th, 2017 Herbicides are widely used throughout Ireland to control weeds, but there are growing concerns surrounding the damage these chemicals may be doing...

Intensive agriculture ‘affecting’ EU drinking water quality

November 21st, 2018 Europe’s intensive agriculture strategy is affecting the EU’s drinking water quality, one of Europe’s leading conservation NGO has said. Birdlife Europe has said...

Bill to ban fracking passes committee stage in the Dáil

May 10th, 2017 A historic Bill to ban onshore fracking in Ireland passed committee stage in the Dail yesterday following amendments from the Government. The private members...

Move to take peat out of planning system challenged in High Court

July 17th, 2019 A challenge to new peat regulations exempting industrial peat extraction from the need for planning permission was heard in the courts this week. The...

Wave of gorse fires cause devastation across the island of Ireland

May 8th, 2017 A wave of gorse fires over the weekend has caused devastation across the island of Ireland, including the burning down of the...

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