Urban rewilding: making our concrete jungles greener

September 28th, 2017 Earlier this week, the government published a draft of the National Planning Framework (NPF) – Ireland 2040 Our Plan. The plan lays out...

An Taisce and EPA launch new citizen science project

September 28th, 2017 A new international citizen science programme for schools has been launched by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and An Taisce. Laura Burke, Director...

Call for Government to protect environment from Brexit and Climate Change

September 28th, 2017 The government is failing to protect Ireland’s natural heritage from the “imminent threats” posed by Brexit and Climate Change, Ireland’s leading environmental...

Tesco Ireland to cut food waste in half by 2030

September 28th, 2017 Tesco Ireland has announced plans to halve the company’s food waste by 2030. Five out of 24 of Tesco’s Irish suppliers have pledged...

Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change set to kick off this weekend

September 27th, 2017 The Citizens’ Assembly will hold its first meeting to discuss how the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change...

Dingle food festival set to become waste free by 2020

September 27th, 2017 One of Ireland’s leading food festivals has announced that it aims to become zero-waste by 2020. The Dingle Food Festival is set to...

Number of people cycling daily in Dublin up to 95,000

September 26th, 2017 New figures from Dublin City Council reveal that the number of cyclists travelling around the city centre had grown to over 95,000...

Citizens and NGOs march to demand action on sustainable development

September 25th, 2017 NGOs, activists and citizens marched in Dublin City Centre today calling on the Government to uphold its promises to fully implement the...

All-Ireland environmental coalition voice concern over Brexit

September 25th, 2017 An All-Ireland environmental NGO coalition is in Brussels this week to voice concerns over the impact Brexit may have on cross-border cooperation...

September 25th, 2017 Taking center stage at last weekend’s Vegfest, Virginia O’Gara wowed the audience at Ireland’s annual vegan festival with her hands-on Kimchi demo,...

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