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May 14th, 2019 Two men in Co Laois have been found guilty and convicted under the Wildlife Act for hedgerow destruction during the nesting season. The case was...

Biodiversity’s vital role in food production system

May 14th, 2019 The vital role played by biodiversity in our food production system is set to be highlighted during a week-long celebration of our...

First through the gate – Wicklow’s climate emergency declaration

May 13th, 2019 On 29 April just before four o’clock – and two weeks before the country followed its lead – Wicklow County Council declared a...

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown declares climate emergency

May 13th, 2019 A motion calling on Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Council to declare a climate emergency has passed unanimously at a meeting of the local authority this...

Food security in the age of climate crisis

May 13th, 2019 Food security in the age of climate crisis is set to feature in events around the country this week. Food for Thought, an event organized...

‘Don’t let politicians put the climate alarm on snooze’

May 10th, 2019 Ireland’s Parliament this week becomes the second after Britain to declare a climate emergency but now it’s time for action. Ireland and other countries across the...

Action must follow words as climate emergency declared

May 10th, 2019 Climate campaigners, NGOs, and student activists have welcomed the declaration of a climate and biodiversity emergency as the first step in the...

Greta Thunberg heralds ‘great news’ of Irish climate emergency declaration

May 10th, 2019 There has been a strong positive reaction across the world to Ireland’s declaration of a climate and biodiversity emergency yesterday evening. The issue was raised during...

Dail declares climate and biodiversity emergency

May 9th, 2019 The Dáil has declared a climate and biodiversity emergency, making Ireland only the second country to do so. The issue was raised during...

Plastic waste a ‘threat’ to our migrating bird colonies

May 9th, 2019 Bird migration has always been the subject of fascination and curiosity, stumping the minds of the world’s greatest scientists and writers. Migratory birds are...

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