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February 14th, 2018 A new study by the American Geophysical Union has warned that the thawing of permafrost may lead to massive changes in the...

Agri-food sector continues to dominate EPA name-and-shame list

February 14th, 2018 The Irish agri-food sector remains a major polluter, the latest Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) quarterly worst offender’s list shows. The National Priority Sites...

Colombian youths suing their State over environmental and climate issues

February 14th, 2018 A group of young Colombians has taken legal action against the government, demanding that it safeguards their rights to a better environment,...

Foodture: Helping to shape a fairer food system for Ireland

February 13th, 2018 For Sinéad Moran and Nathalie Markiefka, great food means one thing. Anything bought directly from a local eco-friendly farmer. That is why the...

Plastic bottles found at over 80 per cent of coastal sites, new study finds

February 13th, 2018 Plastic bottles were found at over 80 per cent of all coastal sites surveyed during the latest All-Ireland Coastwatch Survey on coastal...

Green Campus: How Irish Universities are incorporating sustainability

February 12th, 2018 Despite ongoing concerns about funding, sustainability representatives from Irish universities expressed hope in the power of small changes at the annual GreenCampus...

Ireland ranks low globally on biodiversity and climate record, finds report

February 12th, 2018 Ireland’s ranks ninth in the world for its overall environmental record, but falls down badly in the areas of biodiversity and climate...

Commission outlines plans to improve drinking water across Europe

February 12th, 2018 The European Commission has published its proposals to revise the Drinking Water Directive to increase the quality of drinking water and it`s...

An Taisce slams State’s plan to limit window to bring Judicial Review cases

February 9th, 2018 The State’s plan to halve the period to initiate a Judicial Review for critical infrastructure projects from eight to four weeks goes...

NGOs file appeal in Norwegian climate case to prevent Arctic oil and gas exploration

February 8th, 2018 Two environmental groups have launched an appeal against the court’s rejection of their landmark climate case to prevent Arctic oil and gas...

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