Our marine habitats are in bad shape. But there’s a solution.

18 June 2021 The decline of coastal habitats is set to continue unless the state takes significant action, a number of campaigners have warned....

Committee warned of potential “unintended consequences” from retrofitting

17 June 2021 Local areas should not be inadvertently gentrified as retrofitting is rolled out, the Committee on Budgetary Oversight was told this morning. The...

New legislation to be drafted on a circular economy

16 June 2021 The Government will draft new legislation to implement a circular economy which it hopes will drastically change production and consumption. The...

Better incentives needed for Irish beef and dairy farmers

16 June 2021 Better incentives need to be in place for Irish beef and dairy farmers to reduce their environmental impact, an Oireachtas Committee heard yesterday....

Climate activists are raising the ‘Poo Flag’ to highlight sewage pollution

14 June 2021 Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion is raising the ‘Poo Flag’ in their #SeaChange campaign to highlight the raw sewage pollution in...

Climate Case Ireland call on Government to recognise environmental rights

10 June 2021 Climate Case Ireland have penned an open letter to the Irish Government calling for a Citizens’ Assembly on the biodiversity crisis...

Campaigners’ criticism of Climate Bill continues to grow

8 June 2021  Criticism of the Climate Bill continues to accumulate from campaigners as the legislation makes its way through the Oireachtas.  The Bill is currently...

Failure to stay within ammonia limits predominantly driven by agriculture

3 June 2021 Ireland’s failure to adhere to EU ammonia limits has been predominantly driven by the growth of the agriculture sector, according to...

NGOs: Recovery Plan “build back quick” rather than “build back better”

2 June 2021 The Government’s recently published Economic Recovery Plan “feels more like ‘build back quick’ than ‘build back better’”, according to environmental organisations. Director of Friends...

What’s all the buzz about bee hotels?

2 June 2021 With habitat loss being the biggest threat to pollinators in Ireland, many people are looking to bee hotels as a simple way...

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