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Ireland’s ammonia emissions continue to surge

Ireland’s ammonia emissions continue to surge, exceeding EU limits, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said.  A new report published by the EPA has revealed that the...

Human beings are not a virus

June 4th, 2020 Fintan O’Toole likened human beings to a ‘toxic virus’, and a ‘relentless foulness’ from ‘the Earth’s point of view’, in his article about...

The Circular Economy in the Recovery

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The annual celebration of Ireland’s biodiversity goes ahead despite lockdown.

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