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13 April 2022  When a lot of us think of biodiversity, we think of quiet forests or winding streams or a rainforest much further afield.  We...

Have a story about nature? We’d love to hear it!

12 April 2022  Talk to me for more than ten minutes in a pub booth or cafe, and there’s a good chance I’m going to...

Opinion: The Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss starts this weekend. Here’s why that’s so...

8 April 2022  Whether you’re working from home or an office, you’ve probably found yourself over recent weeks of spring taking a break or closing...

“Now or never”: key points from the latest IPCC report

5 April 2022  The third and final Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group report landed yesterday late afternoon – and we took some...

Culture column: First Reformed

31 March 2022 For this installment of our culture column, we’ve changed the format ever so slightly.  Our editor Kayle Crosson and our regular contributor Chloé...

Some key takeaways on Ireland’s energy challenges.

30 March 2022  The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Environment and Climate Action has been holding hearings recently all around energy challenges we currently face.  Yesterday,...

Mothers on environmental activism: “you know you have to do it for your children’s...

Pictured above: Dr. Elaine McGoff and her two children following a climate protest.  26 March 2022  When Theresa O’Donohoe was pregnant with her first child, she...

A closer look: a landmark study in environmental justice in Ireland

24 March 2022  A new study of environmental justice in Ireland was published today – and there’s a lot in it. Researchers from Dublin City University...

Basking sharks: “look down at your watch or a piece of paper, and they’re...

22 March 2022  Over the past quiet months for the natural world, Simon Berrow’s been in the throes of what he calls “shark fever”.  “I dream...

Biodiversity spotlight: golden eagles

11 March 2022  If you ever find yourself amidst snowy mountains, keep your eyes on the white as much as you can. If you’re lucky,...

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