Educating youth the key to preventing animal cruelty in the future

July 12th, 2018 Since the introduction of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013, the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has received...

Five environmentally friendly gift ideas this Christmas

December 18th, 2017 The Christmas season is now on our doorstep and as expected everyone is rushing around to grab some last minute presents. If you...

The many challenge facing shark populations in the 21st century

July 22nd, 2018 Shark Awareness Day, which took place last week, is an occasion for conservation groups to raise awareness of the need to protect...

European Investment Bank to cease fossil fuel funding

November 15th, 2019 The European Investment Bank (EIB) will cease to fund fossil fuel projects from 2021.  The bloc’s lending body made the landmark announcement following a...

Dr Hannah Daly on SUVs & immediate climate action

7 February 2022  If you’ve been tuned into climate news as-of-late – you’ve probably heard a lot about the climate problems SUVs pose and the...

Kildare Council accused of ‘butchering hedgerows’ during M7 works

May 15th, 2019 A Green Party politician has challenged Kildare County Council over the cutting of hedgerows during the nesting season as part of the...

Over 100 cities to experience novel climate conditions by 2050

July 16th, 2019 Over 100 of the world’s major cities will experience climate conditions that do not currently exist on the planet today by 2050,...

Micheál Martin outlines party support for Shannon LNG

February 3rd, 2020 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has outlined his party’s support of the proposed Shannon LNG gas terminal in direct contradiction to earlier...

Dear parents of planet earth…

February 22nd, 2019 Lorna Gold calls for parents to get behind our young people as they continue to strike on Fridays for...

Volkswagen to meet Greenpeace over air pollution concerns

August 21st, 2018 The motor giant Volkswagen (VW) has agreed to meet Greenpeace following a protest in its headquarters in the UK yesterday over air...

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