We must protect our bird populations from the damaging effects of roads

7 July 2020  Over the past few months, as an avid birdwatcher and citizen scientist, I have recorded a plethora of bird species on my...

Land management and habitat protection crucial in preventing future pandemics

7 July 2020 Sustainable land management and habitat protection are key elements of preventing future zoonotic outbreaks like COVID-19, the UN has said.  In a...

Future of LNG terminals “tenuous” due to climate concerns and COVID-19

The outlook of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals is “tenuous” and “continues to worsen” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and growing concern...

After months of lockdown, Saoi O’Connor is back in the streets with a mask...

3 July 2020  By early 2020, Saoi O’Connor was no stranger to protest and grassroots action.  For the past year and a half, they had been...

“Systemic change” still needed despite 2020 emissions reduction

Despite a 9.5 per cent emissions reduction this year, Ireland will still fail to meet its 2030 climate targets in the absence of systemic...

Ireland referred to European Court over failed conservation efforts

Ireland has been referred to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) following its longstanding failure to designate Special Areas of Conservation.  Over 400...

Nature protection in Department of Housing ‘beggars belief’

1 July 2020  Handing the responsibility of the biodiversity crisis to the Department of Housing is a decision that “beggars belief”, according to a statement...

Nature protection in Department of Housing ‘beggars belief’

1 July 2020  Handing the responsibility of the biodiversity crisis to the Department of Housing is a decision that “beggars belief”, according to a statement...

Shannon LNG terminal faces second legal challenge

30 June 2020 The controversial Shannon LNG terminal faces its second challenge in the High Court today from an environmental group who alleges both...

Nature during Covid-19

by Lauren Abraham ECO-UNESCO YSD participant – Dublin. Nature has improved my mental and physical health for many years, but I have felt the benefits of...

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