Reducing meat intake has environmental and health benefits

June 12th, 2017 Today – Monday 12th June – marks World Meat Free Day. This is an initiative that pushes for everyone to adopt a...

Sewage systems need upgrade says Green Party after bathing prohibitions in Dollymount and Sandymount

The Government must show greater urgency in tackling the problem of water quality, the Green party has warned after bathing prohibitions were put in...

Active transport expert slams Minister’s ‘Stop & Stroll’ campaign as ‘waste of a hashtag’

June 9th, 2017 A new initiative from the Department of Climate Action encouraging children to walk the final leg of their journey to school is...

EPA open investigation into at incident at Poolbeg Incinerator that left 11 in hospital

June 8th, 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened an investigating into an incident at the Poolbeg Incinerator in Dublin last night that left...

Groundbreaking EPA report reveals scale of microplastic pollution in Irish freshwaters

June 8th, 2017 A groundbreaking new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report published today reveals for the first time evidence on the sources and scale of...

Towards a Plastic Pollution Revolution in Ireland

June 8th, 2017 Today marks World Ocean Day 2017, a global day of celebration honouring the world’s oceans and an opportunity to appreciate, conserve and...

€616m paid out in potentially environmentally damaging subsidies in 2015, CSO data reveals

June 8th, 2017 Despite a marked increase in environmental subsidies for renewable energy in 2015, over €616m was also dished out for potentially environmentally damaging...

Eleven hospitalised after incident at Poolbeg Incinerator

June 8th, 2017 Eleven workers at the Poolbeg Incinerator in Dublin were taken to hospital late yesterday evening as a result of the uncontrolled discharge...

Plastic bottles found in over 80 per cent of coastal sites surveyed by Coastwatch

June 8th, 2017 Plastic bottles were found in over 80 per cent of all coastal sites surveyed during the latest All-Ireland Coastwatch Survey, a new...

IPCC launch monitoring scheme for endangered Large Heath bog butterfly

June 7, 2017 IPCC is in the process of elaborating a rigorous monitoring methodology for the endangered Large Heath bog butterfly. The Lodge Bog Nature...

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