Climate – EPA Research Strategy 2014-2020

Climate - EPA Research Strategy 2014-2020 Summary: Climate change remains an unresolved collective challenge. Actions to address its causes and consequences are needed. These actions...

The EPA and Climate Change

The EPA and Climate Change Summary: Climate change is a global problem requiring a global solution. Ireland must play its part in addressing the impacts...

Why is Ireland diluting legislation on banning hormone-changing chemicals?

March 06th 2017 Ireland has been accused of trying to limit EU legislation aimed at reducing the use of harmful chemicals in pesticides. The legislation...

Seanad Demonstration on Heritage Bill Draws National Attention

Thursdays Seanad debate on the Heritage Bill marked the third sitting of the Seanad on the Bill in the short lifetime of the current...

Protesters stand up for nature as Senators debate Minister Humphreys’ anti-wildlife bill

March 3rd 2017 Protesters dressed as bees, foxes and even an Angry Bird, made their presence felt outside the Oireachtas this week as the controversial...

Irish Seed Savers Association to host annual Seed Share event, Sunday 5th March

2nd March 2017 To kick off the growing season,  the Irish Seed Savers will host their annual Seed Share event at their site in Scariff,...

The Native Woodland Trust saves a rare forest in the Slieve Bloom mountains

March 1, 2017 The Native Woodland Trust has announced the addition of 21 acres of Camcor Wood, Co. Offaly to its portfolio of woodland nature...

Recycling to inspire – Three countries getting creative to tackle waste management.

February 28th 2017 Panda Waste Management’s announcement that they are to attach a surveillance camera to its rubbish trucks as a way of identifying households...

Will Ticknock forest be preserved as a National Park?

March 1st 2017 State-owned forestry company Coillte has postponed the felling of trees in Dublin’s Ticknock forest as calls for its preservation for recreational use...

Road Safety being used as scapegoat for Slash and Burn Bill

The Heritage Bill is once again to be debated in the Seanad tomorrow (Thursday 2nd March). If proposed changes are put through, this will...

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