Drones and CCTV to be used in new anti-dumping initiative

13th March 2017 A new initiative to tackle illegal dumping of household waste has been launched today in Ballinasloe, Galway, by Minister for Communications, Climate Action...

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Start the quiz! About the Author David Hayden David is a contributor to the Green News. He has a Bachelor's Degree in International Business and French from...

Food waste initiatives set up to stop the rot

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Residents fear for the destruction of ancient kelp forests in Bantry Bay

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Free green training to support Ireland’s youth into work

March 10th 2017 Young Irish jobseekers are now being offered the opportunity to up-skill for emerging environmental job opportunities through a free ECO-UNESCO initiative called...

First we had ‘Fatbergs’ now disgusting ‘Tar Balls’ are hitting Ireland’s west coast

10 March 2017 Never mind dangerous white ‘fatbergs’ peppering Ireland’s east coast. In a case of bizarre symmetry we now have disgusting black ‘tar balls’ hitting...

Cashel ready to rock a zero waste standard.

10 March 2017 It is rather fitting that an area synonymous for being a metropolis for a plethora of functions in the past, ranging from ecclesiastic...

Friends of the Earth’s Kate Ruddock appointed to the board of SEAI

10 March 2017 Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D., appointed Kate Ruddock to the Board of the Sustainable Energy Authority of...

Gallery: Éire Fhiáin captures the beauty of Ireland’s north-west coast.

March 09 2017 CTL Wildlife’s, Éire Fhiáin returned last night with some encaptivating shots of Ireland’s biodiversity along the North-west coast of the country. Beginning...

Five Famous Female Environmentalists in celebration of World Women’s Day

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