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June 7th, 2017 This year’s Biodiversity Photographer of the Year competition has now ended and we have received a huge amount of high quality photographs....

‘Stupid and short-sighted’ to pull out of Paris Agreement, Bernie Sanders tells Irish audience

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement was “incredibly stupid and short-sighted”, Bernie Sanders told an Irish audience during a...

Celebrate World Environment Day at Bog of Allen Nature Centre

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Civil society groups call for Ireland’s new Taoiseach to ratchet up climate action

Environmental and civil society groups have called for the new Taoiseach to ratchet up Ireland’s climate action in the wake of US President Donald...

Shocking Climate Change denial aired on RTE during Claire Byrne Live

June 3rd, 2017 A segment on Climate Change which aired on the Claire Byrne Live RTÉ One last week has caused controversy and uproar among...

Irish Whale and Dolphin Group to take part in Dublin Port Riverfest this weekend

June 2nd, 2017 The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) will take part in Dublin Port Riverfest this Bank Holiday weekend. Their sailing boat the Celtic...

Irish Politicians extremely concerned by Trump’s Paris Agreement decision

June 1st, 2017 President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement has been met with concern and disappointment across the Irish political...

Trump withdraws the US from Paris Climate Agreement

June 1st, 2017 President Donald Trump has formally announced that he will withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement. Speaking from the White House Rose...

Trump’s climate decision dangerous for the US and the world

June 1st, 2017 President Trump tweeted late on Wednesday evening that be will be announcing his decision on whether or not the US will withdraw...

Scientists warn increasing ocean temperatures could destroy world’s coral reefs within decades

New research published in the journal PeerJ, reports that strict conservation and protection measures has failed to halt the destruction of coral reefs in...

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